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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.

Medical Gilead is developing inhaled remdesivir
Author: 0 Gilead is developing inhaled remdesivir

It must be noted that Remdesivir is the first drug to show some improvement in Coronavirus patients in clinical trials. Only adults and children who are suspected or have laboratory-confirmed cases and show signs of a sever COVID-19 infection will be given this drug for a period of five days.

Medical Plans being discussed for Joe Biden to attend George Floyd's funeral
Author: 0 Plans being discussed for Joe Biden to attend George Floyd's funeral

The words "I can't breathe", Biden said , "are a wake-up call for our nation". Without offering specifics, he promised to "deal with institutional racism" and set up a police oversight body in his first 100 days in office, if elected. "The president held up the Bible at St. John's Church yesterday. His narcissism has become more important than the nation's well-being that he leads", Biden said.

Author: 0 Coronavirus: More than 2,000 deaths in Wales with Covid-19

NOTE: Last week it was reported by the ONS that 75 people had died, but that was later revised up to 76 . That is the lowest total since week ending 3 April, when 3,801 were registered. Tuesday's new figures also show the number of deaths involving coronavirus in England and Wales had reached its lowest weekly level for six weeks: 3,810 in the week ending 15 May.

Medical U.S. company begins Covid-19 human vaccine trials in Australia
Author: 0 U.S. company begins Covid-19 human vaccine trials in Australia

The company paid cash for Praha Vaccines a.s., part of the Cyrus Poonawalla Group. Novavax has begun enrolling particpants in a Phase I/II trial assessing its coronavirus vaccine candidate NVX-CoV2373. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations had earlier invested as much as $4 million in the company's coronavirus vaccine program. Novavax said it expects preliminary immunogenicity and safety results from the trial in July.

Medical Coronavirus cure: Could ebola drug Remdesivir be used to treat COVID-19?
Author: 0 Coronavirus cure: Could ebola drug Remdesivir be used to treat COVID-19?

At his usual COVID briefing in London, Health Minister Matt Hancock called trials for the promising drug "probably the biggest step forward in the treatment of coronavirus since the crisis began". "The latest, expert scientific advice is at the heart of every decision we make, and we will continue to monitor remdesivir's success in clinical trials across the country to ensure the best results for United Kingdom patients".

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