DID YOU know that a flight attendant has probably administered your Covid-19 vaccine? Cabin crew and other aviation…
DID YOU know that a flight attendant has probably administered your Covid-19 vaccine? Cabin crew and other aviation workers have been delivering the vaccine across the UK for months but some people have recently shown concern with the idea.
The writer says the challenge is not merely that of scaling up vaccine production facilities, and there is the issue of…
The writer says the challenge is not merely that of scaling up vaccine production facilities, and there is the issue of accessing critical raw materials and ingredients.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
clinical trial of its experimental COVID-19 treatment.
Chinese biotech firm Kintor Pharmaceutical Limited 9939.HK saw its stock price jump by more than 20% the day after it announced on April 25 that it had completed the first patient enrollment and dosing in a late-stage U.S. clinical trial of its experimental COVID-19 treatment.
Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Friday that there is…
Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Friday that there is no need to raise the island's COVID-19 alert level for the time being and that compared with last year it has more experience and resources to fight the pandemic.
…issues' including bladder cancer that is not being treated.
The legal team for Robert Durst, the subject of the HBO crime documentary 'The Jinx,' filed an emergency motion Thursday asking for his murder trial to not resume next week, citing a 'myriad of life-threatening health issues' including bladder cancer that is not being treated.
…ravaged India will arrive home on Saturday with the up…
The first repatriation flight for Australians from COVID-ravaged India will arrive home on Saturday with the up to 150 citizens and permanent residents heading for two weeks of quarantine in an old mining camp in the remote Northern Territory.
The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in England has prevented nearly 12,000 deaths and more than 30,000 hospitalisations in older people, an analysis by government agency Public Health England said on Friday.
BITS ‘N’ PIECESWhat do whales sound like? When it comes…
BITS ‘N’ PIECESWhat do whales sound like? When it comes to sperm whales, they sound kind of like a creaky door hinge — and marine biologist David Gruber and a team at @ProjectCETI are on a mission to find out exactly what those sounds mean...
Japan has decided to add three more prefectures hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic to a state of emergency,…
Japan has decided to add three more prefectures hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic to a state of emergency, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Friday, in a surprise move reflecting ' growing concerns about the virus's spread.
Britain's government is anxious about the spread of the COVID-19 variant first detected in India and rules nothing out to tackle a sharp rise in cases of it, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday.
China and the United States are grappling with falling birth rates…
China and the United States are grappling with falling birth rates but Germany has bucked the trend with a rise in births nine months after its first pandemic lockdown, testimony to recent family-friendly policies and higher migration.
India has been reeling under a catastrophic second wave of the…
India has been reeling under a catastrophic second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.However, a plateauing in daily new Covid cases and a slight decline in positivity rate have been recorded in the country over the past three days
Provinces became more punitive in their approach to COVID-19 infractions during the second wave of the pandemic, says the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in a report that suggests Quebec and Manitoba were particularly forceful in handing out tickets.
INDIAN hospitals and health services are currently overwhelmed by a new Covid wave, with case surges prompted by a devastating new variant tearing through the country. Which mutations does the India variant have?
With the recent outbreak of Covid-19 in a C class ward and the Health Ministry’s plan to merge subsidies for both C and B2 wards next year, this is a good time to revisit the structure and concept of subsidised care in public hospitals to ensure greater safety and care for patients .
…vowing to resist any move to disenfranchise any qualified person…
The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and its affiliates on Thursday demanded the application of merit and extant laws in the selection of the Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, vowing to resist any move to disenfranchise any qualified person including medical doctors with fellowship through lawful and legal means
The husband of an Indigenous woman who was subjected to disparaging comments from staff as she was dying in a Quebec hospital told a Quebec coroner's inquiry Thursday she didn't deserve to have her life end that way.
…vaccinations site in the Staten Island borough of New York.
In this Thursday, April 8, 2021, file photo, a Northwell Health nurse fills a syringe with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccinations site in the Staten Island borough of New York.
…fatigue and cognitive impairment that can make it difficult to return to normal life, according to a recent study.
Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, or so-called COVID-19 'long-haulers', may experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and cognitive impairment that can make it difficult to return to normal life, according to a recent study.
…public health officials suggests a different approach would be taken here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks outdoors and in most indoor settings, but one of Canada's top public health officials suggests a different approach would be taken here.
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can pave the way for cardiovascular problems so it is vital to reverse a high reading. Research has singled out orange juice for its blood pressure-lowering prowess.
Fully vaccinated people can ditch their masks and ignore physical distancing both outdoors and indoors in most instances, the Biden administration said Thursday, markedly relaxing its guidance after governors and others complained that excess caution was discouraging people from seeking out the shots.