United Kingdom could 'struggle to hit 100,000 coronavirus tests a day'04/06/2020 03:00That is particularly important for NHS workers, who may be off work as a precaution but will know it is safe to return if they test negative for the deadly virus.The UK has vowed to hold out 100,000 coronavirus tests every day by the tip of April.Matt Hancock announced the increase on Friday, a day after he had committed to a target of 100,000 coronavirus tests each day by the end of this month...
Coronavirus: doctor launches #masks4all campaign to get Kiwis wearing masks04/05/2020 03:00Another tool that may help to minimize transmission while people are around others outside of their household is the use of face coverings. As the pandemic continues, frontline medical staff are in desperate need for N95 masks and respirators.On Friday afternoon, the CDC began recommending the use of face cloths especially in areas where a 6-feet distance is hard to maintain, such as grocery stores or pharmacies, and in "areas of significant community-based transmission"...
Nancy Pelosi urged people to congregate in Chinatown in late February04/04/2020 03:00As lawmakers prepare for another round of fiscal stimulus to address economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested the next package include a retroactive rollback of a tax change that hurt high earners in states like NY and California."I could provide legislative language for this proposal in very short order", DeFazio said...
'Inappropriate behaviour:' Alberta warns of prescription abuse during COVID04/03/2020 03:00A total of 30 people, including staff, are limited in the childcare centres, which will adhere to strict sanitization practices based on specific instructions from Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health.Alberta now has eight deaths from COVID-19 and 690 confirmed cases.An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Calgary long-term care facility has taken the lives of three residents, and Hinshaw said outbreak protocol "seems to not have been implemented immediately"...
Signs of Covid-19: Loss of sense of smell and taste04/02/2020 03:00A small study reported by researchers in Beijing and the United States found that 50% of patients treated for COVID-19 infection still carried the virus for up to eight days after their symptoms had disappeared. And they said two out of three confirmed cases in Germany developed the symptom and, for 30% of mild cases in South Korea, it was the major presenting symptom...