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Medical Students return to class at Gulfport High School
Author: 0 Students return to class at Gulfport High School

In classrooms, students should still wear their masks if they're unable to be seated more than six feet apart. Schools across the globe are grappling with how to provide an education to students while also keeping them safe. "We have anticipated that COVID-19 would impact us as it has almost every community, and the district has worked in partnership with the Department of Public Health (DPH) to proactively implement safety precautions and response plans", reads a letter sent by the ...

Medical Moderna & Pfizer commence late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trials in U.S.
Author: 0 Moderna & Pfizer commence late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trials in U.S.

Americans were surprised when they heard Sputnik's beeping. A US security official said the breach occurred in January and targeted the MA biotech firm's computer network. The country now has more than 800,000 confirmed cases. Russian scientists say the vaccine is a modified version of an already-approved vaccine used to fight other diseases, meaning the safety of the product is already largely proven.

Medical Causes, Treatment Options And Prevention Tips For Hepatitis-Free Future
Author: 0 Causes, Treatment Options And Prevention Tips For Hepatitis-Free Future

Worldwide, 290 million people are unknowingly living with viral hepatitis. 'The prevalence of hepatitis on a global scale is staggering as World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that more than 325 million people live with viral hepatitis B and C, with an estimated 2.8 million people infected in 2018 alone, ' he said.

Medical Nancy Pelosi rejects short-term unemployment extension: 'Do you understand no?'
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi rejects short-term unemployment extension: 'Do you understand no?'

Officials said earlier Thursday they were jettisoning a payroll tax cut that President Donald Trump wanted. As Republicans struggled, the nation's infections topped four million, deaths rose by several thousand, to almost 145,000, and the $600 (£468) unemployment benefit boost for millions of out-of-work Americans was on track to expire.

Medical Bharat Biotech begins first phase of human trials for Covaxin
Author: 0 Bharat Biotech begins first phase of human trials for Covaxin

It is unclear if this is ongoing, but given that most clinical trials of humans and vaccines require hundreds if not thousands of test patients, this is still in its infancy. Moderna said it would enter the final stage of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine. Now, the latest development reported from Russian Federation indicates that some organizations have finally made the much-needed headway in developing a vaccine.

Medical Dozens of U.S. universities support challenge to Trump's order on foreign students
Author: 0 Dozens of U.S. universities support challenge to Trump's order on foreign students

The lawsuit which was filed on Monday, July 13, seeks to stop the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement from implementing the policy, as reported by CNN . The U.S government has been trying to get schools and universities to reopen by autumn. The brief argued that requiring worldwide students to take in-person classes to remain in the U.S was counter to public-health interests, as it may encourage universities to continue potentially harmful on-campus ...

Medical China authorities take precautions after bubonic plague case
Author: 0 China authorities take precautions after bubonic plague case

Another suspected case involving a 15-year-old was reported on Monday in neighbouring Mongolia , China's state news agency Xinhua said. The Chinese authorities have issued a warning to residents against hunting, eating or transporting potentially infected animals, particularly marmots, and to report any dead or diseased rodents.

Medical NM reports second-highest daily case total, 8 more virus deaths
Author: 0 NM reports second-highest daily case total, 8 more virus deaths

As of Tuesday, Latino people accounted for 55% of coronavirus cases and 43% of deaths in the state, while making up about 39 percent of the state's population, according to data from the California Department of Public Health. "Everyone shares the collective responsibility to slow the spread of COVID-19 to prevent an overwhelming surge of COVID-19 to save lives". She said the county is working to add more appointment times at existing test locations, and new sites will be opened over the ...

Medical Dozens of Florida hospitals out of available ICU beds, state data shows
Author: 0 Dozens of Florida hospitals out of available ICU beds, state data shows

The Agency for Health Care Administration of Florida published information on Tuesday which demonstrates that 54 hospital ICUs are full in 25 of the 67 counties of Florida. And while the US has seen its third day where coronavirus cases have exceeded 50,000, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci warned this week that new cases could top more than 100,000 a day.

Medical Nessel sues US Dept of Ed over CARES funding for schools
Author: 0 Nessel sues US Dept of Ed over CARES funding for schools

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said it would divert almost $4.2 million "away from taxpayer-funded public schools in our poorest school districts to private institutions - in violation of the requirements established by Congress, the Administrative Procedure Act, and the U.S.

Medical California shuts restaurant dining rooms in 19 counties, MI closes bars
Author: 0 California shuts restaurant dining rooms in 19 counties, MI closes bars

That order is a reversal of Newsom's May 29 announcement that restaurants could offer in-door dining again so long as they followed rules meant to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Newsom said the state is working with tribal nations that operate casinos to determine guidelines that could allow them to continue operating. On Sunday, state health officials mandated the closure of bars in seven counties - including Los Angeles and San Joaquin - and recommended ...

Medical Facebook Steps Up Fight Against 'Hateful Content' in Ads
Author: 0 Facebook Steps Up Fight Against 'Hateful Content' in Ads

The consumer goods giant, one of the world's largest advertisers , said on Friday that it would stop running ads on Facebook, Instagram , or Twitter in the USA for at least the rest of 2020. Jessica Gonzalez, co-chief executive of Free Press , said she has contacted major US telecommunications and media companies to ask them to join the campaign.

Medical Texas pauses reopening plan as coronavirus surges
Author: 0 Texas pauses reopening plan as coronavirus surges

Texas @ GovAbbott is putting any further reopening of the state's economy on hold. On Thursday, he suspended elective surgeries in the Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio areas to free up hospital bed space. That statewide ban lasted about a month before Abbott eased it, allowing hospitals to resume non-essential procedures under certain conditions, as long as 15% of beds were reserved for coronavirus patients.

Medical Delhi: Centre Recommends Cap On COVID Treatment Costs In Private Hospitals
Author: 0 Delhi: Centre Recommends Cap On COVID Treatment Costs In Private Hospitals

This is almost half of the present rates, NDTV reported. "A large number of people have turned up for COVID-19 tests in different locations and it will be completed by this evening", he added. Delhi has been one of the COVID-19 hotbeds in the country. In a meeting with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and chief secretaries of Haryana and UP, Shah said, "Keeping in view the close-knit urban structure of the NCR, it is necessary for all authorities concerned in Delhi- NCR to come together to tackle ...

Medical Trump to sign executive order
Author: 0 Trump to sign executive order

Actually, the order instructs the Justice Department to push local police departments to be certified by a "reputable independent credentialing body" with use-of-force policies that prohibit the use of chokeholds, except when the use of deadly force is allowed by law.

Medical IL announces 766 new cases of COVID-19
Author: 0 IL announces 766 new cases of COVID-19

THERE have been no new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick over the past 72 hours, it has been revealed. The state has tested more than 250,000 specimens."And naturally we did expect we'd see more cases as people became more socially engaged after the reopening".

Medical Leiden coronavirus vaccine trial brought forward to July
Author: 0 Leiden coronavirus vaccine trial brought forward to July

The administration has launched a program called " Operation Warp Speed ", with the ambitious goal of rolling out a safe and effective vaccine by the year's end. Moderna's Early, Midstage Coronavirus Update: For the early- and mid-stage studies that are ongoing, Moderna said the original cohorts in the Phase 1 study are in long-term follow-up and enrollment is complete in nine of the 12 cohorts that were subsequently added.

Medical World Health Organization upgrades face mask guidance
Author: 0 World Health Organization upgrades face mask guidance

The WHO still recommends that caretakers of COVID-positive people should wear a medical mask while in the same room as the infected person, and that healthcare workers wear medical masks and other PPE when working with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients.

Medical World Health Organization resumes hydroxycholorquine trial after 'threat' queried
Author: 0 World Health Organization resumes hydroxycholorquine trial after 'threat' queried

Doctors had hoped that hydroxychloroquine , a cheap and widely available drug for malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, might work against the coronavirus based on test tube studies . And not all took their medicines as directed. Jeanne Marrazzo, an infectious disease expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said the results "should provide a very big nail in the coffin" for the idea that hydroxychloroquine can help prevent COVID-19.

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