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Stories about Medical

May 21 2020

Rensselaer facility on the front lines of coronavirus vaccine research

The first human trials of a Covid-19 experimental vaccine has offered a glimmer of hope after the test subjects were able to stimulate an immune response against the in...

May 20 2020

Vaccine could train body to fight coronavirus, say scientists

At least 300,000 people have succumbed to the disease. Experts predict a safe and effective vaccine could take 12 to 18 months to develop. Vaccines are biological pro...

May 20 2020

World Health Organization to initiate independent review of its handling of coronavirus pandemic

US President Donald Trump has warned the WHO that he would reconsider America's membership in the United Nations health body and "permanently freeze" the funding to i...

May 20 2020

United Kingdom researchers 'optimistic' antidote will be ready soon

Business Secretary Alok Sharma said the additional funding would support teams at Oxford University and Imperial College London engaged in the global race to find a vac...

May 19 2020

Trump says he is taking unproven malaria drug hydroxychloroquine

You'd be surprised at how many people are taking it, especially the front line workers before you catch it. "The front line workers many many are taking it". The FDA ha...

May 19 2020

Ontario confirms 304 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

According to Peel Public Health's COVID-19 website (which was updated at 12:01 pm on May 17), 3,534 people have been diagnosed in the region and 224 people have died of t...

May 19 2020

Local cases of COVID-19 increase

The county began reopening some parts of the economy yesterday, even as the number of people hospitalized ticked up to the highest yet recorded . According to the re...

May 18 2020

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate protects monkeys in trial

Six monkeys given an investigational vaccine developed immunity from pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), allowing researchers to begin a phase...

May 18 2020

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

There is a total of 355 active cases in B.C., with 49 people in hospital, including 11 in critical care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self...

May 16 2020

There Are Now 38 COVID-19 Cases In Escambia County, Alabama

The ADPH also lists Cherokee County as having had a total of 24 confirmed cases out of 447 people being tested. "Your actions play an important role in protecting yoursel...

May 16 2020

Children at risk of condition thought to be linked to Covid-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued guidance to doctors on how to recognise and report cases of the syndrome, following the reports of cases i...

May 16 2020

Takeover of long-term care homes long overdue: Horwath

The announcement of the glitch comes just a day after the provincial government outlined Stage 1 of restarting the economy that saw numerous businesses and workplaces all...

May 16 2020

Coronavirus may never go away

Canada's National Research Council has partnered with Chinese company CanSino Biologics to develop and test a promising COVID-19 vaccine . Ryan noted that vaccines exi...

May 15 2020

Statement from Health Canada on COVID-19 Serological Tests

Health Canada says further research will also help understand the relationship between positive antibody tests and protection against reinfection. The Telegraph , whic...

May 15 2020

Mysterious disease affecting children linked to coronavirus

Burns said the World Health Organization is also working to define the syndrome and alert doctors so they will know what to look for and how to treat it. "Hospitals hav...

May 15 2020

COVID-19 'stigma' impeding Saskatchewan testing, health official says

The province's chief medical health officer has also banned gatherings of more than 10 people. All of the new cases are in the far north (three in the Beauval area and ...

May 14 2020

Democrats Release Coronavirus Relief Bill

The so-called Heroes Act would provide almost $1 trillion for states, cities and tribal governments to avert layoffs and additional $200 billion in hazard pay for ess...

May 14 2020

Anthony Fauci Warns of 'Suffering and Death' if US Reopens Too Soon

This morning, Fauci said that the ongoing push from some states to reopen now "disregards the checkpoints we've put in our guidelines on when we think it's safe to ...

May 14 2020

Democrat Ocasio-Cortez to lead Biden climate change panel with Kerry

Ed Markey of MA, spearheaded the Green New Deal legislation aimed at addressing climate change in the US. According to a Wednesday report from the New York Daily N...

May 11 2020

Doctors Say Rare Disease Striking Children May Be Linked To Coronavirus

Symptoms of the potentially fatal syndrome include high fever, abdominal pain and cardiac inflammation. The Chicago Tribune reports that about half a dozen children in ...