Medicine

Florida Will Check New York Drivers at State Line on I-95

In a memo sent March 29, the agency's top regional official said the new requirements are necessary as medical facilities in South Florida may become too over...


The latest B.C. COVID-19 numbers

Henry said the province is now up to 19 care home or assisted living facilities, all in Vancouver Coastal Health or Vancouver Island Health, where there have be...


Remove ranitidine from the market now, says FDA

About six months after several major pharmacies pulled Zantac and its generic equivalents off their shelves, citing a potentially harmful contaminant in the hea...


Students Who Returned To US After Mexico Spring Break Have Coronavirus

Some members of the group returned to the US on commercial flights, and both Austin Public Health and UT Health Austin and University Health Services have con...


Coronavirus precautions: Wear that mask after all

In Austria, the authorities this week ordered all supermarket shoppers to don face masks to stem the spread of the virus. " 'Oh, I'm wearing a mask, ' so that I...


Five more deaths as COVID-19 cases exceeds 1000 in B.C.

Henry pointed out the recovery rate represents 48 per cent of total cases, and noted more than 70 people who were in hospital - some in intensive care - were am...


Symptom-free coronavirus COVID-19 patients can infect you days later

If you are have been affected by a loss of smell or taste, and are otherwise well, you should self-isolate for seven days and your household contacts should sel...


New Fitbit Charge 4 solves the biggest issue with its fitness trackers

The Fitbit Charge 4 is a major improvement on the Charge 3 , with built-in GPS , Spotify and Fitbit Pay helping bridge the gap between fitness trackers ...


NYU Medical Students to Graduate 3 Months Early to Join Pandemic Fight

The Harvard Medical School too said that it was actively considering the step. WSN has reached out to fourth-year medical students who were unable to co...


Alberta health officials to provide update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon

At McKenzie, 36 residents and five staff are probable or confirmed cases. Alberta's top doctor will be joined by other officials Tuesday afternoon for the dai...


United Kingdom epidemic slowing, antibody tests coming soon, advisers say

Ferguson, whose modelling informed the government's decision to impose a lockdown , said the data was showing some signs that social distancing measures were b...


Coronavirus testing still targeted at health system, identifying transmission in B.C.

The announcement will also provide much-needed support for frontline workers at hospitals and care facilities. However, Northern Health's capacity to treat pa...


Housing Provisions in the CARES Act

It also includes possible forgiveness of up to eight weeks of payroll based on employee retention and salary levels, no U.S. Small Business Administration - or ...


Ford, GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators by July 4

To fast-track production, Ford will send a team to work with Airon in Florida while its Rawsonville components plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, undergoes the neces...


16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Douglas County

As of last count in Kentucky, there had been 6,018 people tested with 439 positive cases and nine total deaths. While cases have skewed toward people age 50 or ...


Do masks help stop the spread of COVID-19?

There are concerns about the number of masks now in circulation not being enough for healthcare workers. A recommendation now being considered by the CDC call...


U.S. gives anti-malaria drugs approval for limited, emergency COVID-19 treatment

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar credited Mr. Trump's "bold leadership" and the "hard work of FDA and HHS's Assistant Secretary for Preparedness ...


Gov. Newsom Seeks Surge In Health Care Workers

Overall, the state had 5,763 COVID-19 cases as of Monday, Newsom said. NY and California are among the hardest hit states in the U.S. The U.S. has more than 1...


Hospital Says Gay Nurse Who Died of COVID-19 Was Protected

On Thursday, the United States surpassed both Italy and China to become the nation with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world with at least 83,329 ...


NY hospitals overwhelmed as COVID-19 cases soar

The organization is led by Franklin Graham, the son of the late televangelist Billy Graham, the New York Post reported . New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who ...


Advisor wanted F1 drivers to catch virus

In an interview with an Austrian TV channel ORF , he said, "We have four Formula one drivers and eight or 10 juniors, and the idea was that we would organize a...


Body Coach Joe Wicks donates money from YouTube PE sessions to NHS

He said: So Ive decided that as long as Im the nations PE teacher, every single penny of the money generated on these videos is going to the place where we need...


Coronavirus: Health Workers On The NHS Frontline Now To Be Tested

The checks can detect who has previously had the disease, rather than who is now suffering. The move will not only identify who is safe to return to work but al...


Pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak

State law allows the order to be enforced as a second-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 60 days in jail , a maximum fine of $500 or both. The River at ...


FDA Authorizes Use of Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

The U.S. now has the most known coronavirus cases in the world. "Hydroxychloroquine is being administered to 1,100 patients, people in NY along with the Z-pack,...


What the two-person gathering restriction means for day-to-day life

He said the two-person limit did not apply to people in the same household, only to people from different households - giving the example that several people fr...


New York City To Fine People Ignoring Social Distancing Up To $500

The state has said all nonessential businesses must close, banned gatherings and ordered people stay six feet away from each other in an effort to stop the ...


Another day brings big jump in Fresno County coronavirus cases

Los Angeles County had the most cases in the state at 1,804 as of Saturday afternoon, along with 32 deaths. Zack Moore, the state's epidemiologist, has said the...


No new COVID-19 cases in South Zone

There are 41 people in hospital in the province, and 14 in intensive care as result of the virus. "Up to 60 of the 661 cases may be due to community transmiss...


Coronavirus: Send us your Clap for our Carers videos

The Italians and Spanish have also been singing from their balconies in order to lift spirits during the current crisis. A video of the three young royals cla...


These are what COVID-19 infected lungs look like

This is something the general public can take a look at and really start to comprehend how severe the amount of damage this is causing the lung tissue. "I want ...


Gatherings of 5 or more people are now prohibited in Ontario

As of 10:30 am on March 29, there are 1,326 cases of COVID-19 in Ontario . Ontario health officials have confirmed 211 new cases of COVID-19, including two...


Cuomo: 'No One is Going to Attack New York'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a political ally of Trump, issued executive orders this week mandating two-week self-quarantines for anyone arriving or recently ...


Trump Walks Back Quarantine For New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

All 50 US states have reported some cases of the virus that causes COVID-19, but NY state has the most, with over 52,000 positive tests for the illness and mo...


Florida Orders All Arrivals From Louisiana Into Quarantine

He said that without masks, the officers are trying to keep their distance but still must do their jobs. Early this week, the governor ordered anyone travel...