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COVID-19 | Russian Federation is slow to administer virus vaccine despite Kremlin’s approval

COVID-19 | Russian Federation is slow to administer virus vaccine despite Kremlin’s approval Pressure on Moderna also said that 28 percent of its participants were from racial minority groups. "We can not understand how much is PR and how much is a violation of medical ethics", he said of the announcement that the vaccine had been approved for use outside a clinical trial . [Full Article...]

Apple Watch Series 6 Adds Blood Oxygen Sensor, New Color Options

Apple Watch Series 6 Adds Blood Oxygen Sensor, New Color Options Essentially, you can now workout at home under the guidance of Apple curated content - bodyweight, yoga, cycling, etc. - while the Apple Watch records and displays your health data on the screen, i.e. This device might look the same but it gets the A12 Bionic processor which makes it around 40 percent faster than the previous model. Gurman also says Apple One service bundles will be unve... [Full Article...]

Here is how you can watch today's Apple event

Here is how you can watch today's Apple event The Apple Watch has never come close to rivaling the iPhone's popularity, but it does dominate the market for smartwatches. On the software side, the smartwatch runs on watchOS 7 . The cellular models are also capable of making emergency calls, even internationally, with the Emergency SOS feature. The watch uses the S5 System in Package (SiP) and dual-core processor, which Apple says will... [Full Article...]

Carson City School District: Three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19

Carson City School District: Three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 The district has planned for a hybrid model to start the school year. North Lincolnshire Council were asked if there had been any new cases at local schools, but there was no reply by the time of publication. "Thank you for remaining flexible and working with us to make the reopening of school a positive experience for students and staff". "All students are encourage to use the Daily Self-Asses... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation claims 26 COVID-19 vaccines under development

Russian Federation claims 26 COVID-19 vaccines under development But the World Health Organization has warned that widespread immunisation against COVID-19 may not be on the cards until the middle of next year. The company did not acknowledge reports of an adverse reaction in its statement on resuming trials, but said "the United Kingdom committee has concluded its investigations and recommended to the MHRA that trials in the United Kingdom are safe... [Full Article...]

Oxford, AstraZeneca resumes coronavirus vaccine trial

Oxford, AstraZeneca resumes coronavirus vaccine trial The statement said the UK Medicines Health Regulatory Authority approved trials to resume after an independent review of data "triggered a voluntary pause" on September 6. The Pune-based vaccine manufacturer said it is pausing the trials of the Covishield vaccine in India till AstraZeneca restarts them. Due to their large size, the studies are considered the most important study phase for pickin... [Full Article...]

Half a million United States kids diagnosed with Covid-19

Half a million United States kids diagnosed with Covid-19 A greater proportion of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 than those hospitalized with seasonal influenza reported fever (76% vs. 55%), cough (48% vs. As first reported in Israel Hayom , two health funds, Maccabi and Clalit, will also be providing a new, more powerful flu shot for the elderly this year. [Full Article...]

Covid-19: Three deaths and 84 new cases

Covid-19: Three deaths and 84 new cases The HPSC has also been confirmed of 138 new cases of Covid-19 nationwide. Dr Colm Henry, HSE Chief Clinical Officer, said: "The greatest risk of transmission to school children is in the home setting. Of the cases, reported today, at least one is in Galway, as NPHET has said that 22 cases are spread across Cork, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Meath, Roscommon, Tipperary, Westmeath and Wicklow. [Full Article...]

B.C. nightclubs shut down over COVID-19 case spike

B.C. nightclubs shut down over COVID-19 case spike There are now 6,591 total cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 1,386 are active cases and there are 3,063 people under active health care monitoring for being exposed to the virus. Another 116 were reported during the next 24-hour period, followed by days of 107 and 83 cases, respectively. 32 people are in hospital and 12 are in intensive care. [Full Article...]

Vaccine deal gets further shot in the arm

The Australian Government is contributing significantly to vaccine development work both in Australia and around the world, investing $362 million in vaccines, therapeutics and COVID medicines - including $257 million in vaccines. "As there are now seven in phase-three trials, this implies six could be approved". CSL will manufacture the vaccine from its Australian facilities and schedule producti... [Full Article...]

Russian candidate vaccine safe, claims paper

Russian candidate vaccine safe, claims paper The article did not say how long these side effects lasted but said "most adverse events were mild". The agreements mean the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca and the University of Queensland/CSL would provide more than 84.8 million vaccine doses, nearly entirely manufactured in Melbourne. [Full Article...]

Inexpensive Steroids Can Save Lives Of Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

Inexpensive Steroids Can Save Lives Of Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients REMAP-CAP randomized 384 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in the ICU for respiratory or cardiovascular organ support to a fixed 7-day course of IV hydrocortisone (50 mg every 6 hours), a shock-dependent course (50 mg every 6 hours when shock was clinically evident), or no hydrocortisone. [Full Article...]

Philippines talking to Pfizer, Russia on COVID-19 vaccine supply

Philippines talking to Pfizer, Russia on COVID-19 vaccine supply But on Friday, WHO spokeswoman Dr Margaret Harris said she "had no specific information on Russian Federation. and who is sharing what (data) with who". This has sparked concern amongst USA citizens since the vaccine would be distributed just days before the Presidential election . In the phase 1 of each trial, participants received one component of the two-part vaccine - four groups of nine pa... [Full Article...]

COVID-19: WHO Supports Reopening Of Economies & Societies, But With A Rider

COVID-19: WHO Supports Reopening Of Economies & Societies, But With A Rider Earlier, the head of World Health Organization said that it is possible to reduce the number of deaths from coronavirus by introducing measures to protect the elderly and other citizens at risk. "It's not one size fits all, it's not all or nothing". The first is to prevent large gatherings, with "explosive outbreaks" across the world linked to crowds at stadiums, nightclubs, places of wors... [Full Article...]

White House rejects ‘corrupt’ World Health Organization concerns over Covid-19 vaccine development

White House rejects ‘corrupt’ World Health Organization concerns over Covid-19 vaccine development An initiative named Covax and backed by the World Health Organization, as well as CEPI and the global vaccine alliance group Gavi, aims to buy and equitably distribute two billion doses in 2021. "We will continue to suffer the economic consequences - lost U.S.jobs - if the pandemic rages unabated in allies and trading partners", said Thomas J. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca begins phase III trial of its COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca begins phase III trial of its COVID-19 vaccine Four Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidates have started global phase-3 clinical trials, according to the State Council joint prevention and control mechanism against the coronavirus. It also will assess if the vaccine can reduce incidence of emergency department visits due to COVID-19. "At a minimum, a Phase 3 trial should be completed prior to widespread use", said the Infectious Disease Society of... [Full Article...]

US CDC reports 182622 deaths from coronavirus

US CDC reports 182622 deaths from coronavirus To date, 187,248 deaths have been attributed to the virus, and there have been almost 3.5 million recoveries. NCHS Chief of Mortality Statistics Bob Anderson told AFP by phone that all deaths in the cited data table refer to those where Covid-19 was the underlying cause. [Full Article...]

Health officials provide update on COVID-19 at 3 p.m.

The department plans to retest all inmates and staff this Wednesday, according to Johnson. Health officials say the counties saw outbreaks associated with weddings, businesses, neighborhood gatherings, parties, long-term care facilities, travel to neighboring states, bars and sport camps. [Full Article...]

CDC Eliminates 14-Day Quarantine Recommendation for Travelers

CDC Eliminates 14-Day Quarantine Recommendation for Travelers For those returning to America from traveling overseas or from out of state the CDC is removing its 14 day quarantine recommendation in their updated travel requirements that were recently posted online. They stressed that staying at home amid the pandemic is the best way to stay healthy. Galea called the new CDC travel guidance a "direct contradiction" of what many states are doing - requirin... [Full Article...]

Researchers compared COVID-19 with other infectious diseases like the flu

Researchers compared COVID-19 with other infectious diseases like the flu This study also found that children under the age of 9 are far less likely to transmit the disease to other members of their household than their older siblings, according to the New York Post. Testing for the study took place at a centralized COVID-19 screening center that encompassed people from a large geographic and socioeconomic range, she says. [Full Article...]


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