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Coronavirus 'second wave' batters ex-Soviet Central Asia

At a call centre functioning as a coronavirus hotline in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, the volunteers manning the telephones are under siege.

EPA approves two Lysol Products to kill COVID-19 on surfaces

The EPA has added two Lysol products to the agency's list of over 431 disinfectants that can kill viruses. However, the Lysol products have proven to be effective against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Op-Ed: How does COVID-19 affect multiple organs after ‘recovery’?

The more anyone learns about COVID-19, the harder to define its range of effects becomes. This virus is causing problems for survivors in multiple types of organs and tissues. There may be valuable information to be found here.

Two conjoined twins separated successfully in Italy

A hospital in Rome said on Tuesday it had successfully separated two-year-old twins joined above the nape of their necks, after three risky surgeries.

Brazil to become testing ground for coronavirus vaccine

Brazil may be struggling in its battle against the coronavirus, but it is on the cutting edge of vaccine development with large-scale trials and the production of millions of doses on the horizon.

Fauci warns US is 'knee-deep' in first wave of coronavirus

The United States is still "knee-deep" in its first wave of coronavirus infections and must act immediately to tackle the recent surge, the country's top infectious diseases expert said Monday.

Op-Ed: DANGER — 'Mild’ COVID-19 survivors getting major conditions

Despite the massive disinformation and ignorance spewing from the various political systems, the virus is creating new problems, and a lot of them, fast. People who’ve recovered from “mild” cases are having serious issues.

U.S. FDA issues guidance for drug manufacturers during COVID-19

One area where additional measures are needed in the time of the coronavirus pandemic is with the manufacture of medicinal products. The U.S. FDA has issued some new guidance, calling for special risk assessments to be put in place.

Global experts warn of COVID-19 airborne threat

As countries ease their lockdowns, ities need to recognize the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters (six feet) urged in social distancing guidelines, an international group of 239 scientists said Monday.

COVID-19 imperils AIDS progress, UN warns

COVID-19 could cause an additional half a million AIDS deaths if treatment is disrupted long term, the United Nations said Monday in a warning that the pandemic was jeopardising years of progress against HIV.

Australia moves to seal off virus-hit state as outbreak worsens

Australia will effectively seal off the state of Victoria from the rest of the country, ities said Monday, announcing unprecedented measures to tackle a worrying surge in coronavirus cases.

Prevelance of coronavirus in hospital air handling settings

A study of hospital air handling systems has shown that around a quarter have recovered coronavirus RNA. These findings suggest that viral particles can be readily distributed around a typical healthcare setting.

Taj Mahal remains shut as India reports record daily virus cases

India's top tourist attraction the Taj Mahal will remain shut, officials said Sunday, as the vast nation registered a record daily number of coronavirus cases and opened a sprawling treatment centre in the capital to fight the pandemic.

Florida shatters single-day record for new coronavirus cases

Florida on Saturday reported at least 11,445 new coronavirus cases, the state’s largest number of daily cases so far, according to figures released by the Florida Department of Health.

Remdesivir out-of-stock, as other manufacturers start producing Special

With the U.S. buying up most of Gilead’s stock of COVID-19 drug remdesivir, what hope is there for other countries who wish to treat people with COVID-19? An expert surveys the pharma production situation.

US under siege as pandemic accelerates, Britain eases quarantine

The United States posted a record 53,000 new coronavirus cases as the deadly pandemic accelerated across the Americas, but its slowdown in Europe led Britain to announce Friday the first exemptions to its quarantine rules.

WHO says Mideast at 'critical threshold' in virus numbers

The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with cases surging as countries ease lockdown measures.

BioNTech, Pfizer report progress in coronavirus vaccine trial

BioNTech of Germany and the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported positive preliminary results on Wednesday from a joint project to develop a coronavirus vaccine.

US could hit 100,000 new virus cases a day: Fauci

A top US health expert warned Congress on Tuesday that new coronavirus cases could more than double to 100,000 per day if ities and the public fail to take steps to suppress the pandemic.

Swathe of Melbourne ordered into lockdown as virus spikes in Australia

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Op-Ed: COVID-19 survivors — PTSD, delirium, and more as infections rise

The pandemic is now really looking out of control. Daily cases worldwide are now nearly 3 times the rate as when it started, according to Johns Hopkins figures. Now, the truly scary survivor stories are coming out, and they’re not pretty.

Op-Ed: Aphantasia — When the mind’s eye can’t see, things get grim

Some people can’t visualize well, or barely at all. The mind doesn’t create inner images. It’s called Aphantasia, a condition affecting up to 5% of the population. Now, it seems that it might have some implications for memory.

Can a toilet promote coronavirus transmission?

Among the different health risks and modes of infection transmission in relation to the novel coronavirus one area that has not been examined in any detail are restrooms. Do viruses survive, for example, on porcelain?

WHO says pandemic 'not even close' to over as toll passes 500,000

The coronavirus pandemic is "not even close to being over", the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surge in Latin America and the United States.

China puts half a million people in lockdown as Beijing fights new cluster

China imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people in a province surrounding the capital to contain a fresh coronavirus cluster on Sunday, as ities warned the outbreak was still "severe and complicated.

FDA and CDC warning recalled salad brands may contain a parasite

The US Food and Drug Administration had been warning customers not to eat certain store brand garden salad mixes due to the presence of a microscopic parasite called Cyclospora. Over 200 people have been infected, with 23 people being hospitalized.

Texas, Florida slow reopening as virus cases surge

Texas and Florida closed bars and imposed other measures on Friday to combat a surge in coronavirus cases that has put the brakes on reopening the economies of two of the largest US states.

US hits record high of 40,000 daily coronavirus cases

The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. hit an all-time high of 40,000 Friday - soaring past the previous high of 36,400, set on April 24, leading a number of states to pause or backtrack on reopening.

US, Europe battle fresh virus surges

The United States and Europe battled a resurgence of coronavirus cases as warnings mounted worldwide Friday over reopening lockdowns too soon.

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Texas on Thursday halted steps to reopen its economy after a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, as the United States hits some of its highest infection rates since the start of the pandemic.

Ebola: Profile of a killer

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday officially declared an end to an epidemic of Ebola that broke out in the east of the country in August 2018 and claimed 2,277 lives.

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak

Australia's military announced Thursday it would send 1,000 troops to Melbourne in an effort to help contain the country's only significant coronavirus outbreak over fears of a second wave.

US states reimpose virus measures as cases near record

US officials on Wednesday imposed tough measures including quarantines and stay-at-扑克王游戏下载home advice as daily coronavirus cases approached record levels after surging across the nation's South and West.

Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Researchers in Brazil began administering an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University to volunteers, the Federal University of Sao Paulo said Wednesday.

CDC director — Coronavirus has 'brought this nation to its knees'

Seven US states have reported record-high hospitalizations from the coronavirus, as case numbers continue to surge across much of the south and south-west. The federal government is also rolling-back testing programs where they are most needed.

UK medical leaders urge virus response review, warn of second wave

Some of Britain's leading medical experts called Wednesday for a swift review into the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak to learn lessons before what they said was a "real risk" of a second wave this winter.

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talc powder

A US court has upheld a verdict that talcum powder sold by Johnson & Johnson caused ovarian cancer and ordered the pharmaceutical giant to pay $2.1 billion in damages.The decision by the Missouri Court of Appeals cut by more than half the $4.

US facing 'critical' coronavirus surge

Coronavirus infections are surging across large parts of the United States, the top US infectious disease expert has warned, as the death toll in Latin America passed 100,000.

Andrew McIlwean talks about 'Barbells, Books and Nerdom' podcast Special

Fitness coach Andrew McIlwean, who is also the CEO of the Perseverance Coaching Academy, chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his new podcast "Barbells, Books and Nerdom."

Experts look to solve Andean virus resistance puzzle

Latin America has become the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic but one group seems to be resisting its effects better than the rest: people in the Andes.
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