• 'This is NOT a blip': COVID-19 cases are accelerating in Canada. Should we be worried?

    12 days ago - By National Post

    Confirmed COVID-19 infections are accelerating upwards, hospital and intensive care admissions in some cities are rising modestly and winter isn't even here yet. Should we be worried?
    Yes and no, experts say.
    Canada reported 1,351 new cases Monday, numbers not seen since late May. Across Canada, 290 people were reported hospitalized as of Tuesday morning, with 68 in ICUs. And Canada's Health Minister Patty Hajdu on Tuesday talked about targeted lockdowns to address rising COVID cases in several provinces.
    “To be clear, once COVID19 enters the hospital & ICUs, it signals UNCONTROLLED...
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  • Hotel quarantine inquiry LIVE updates: Victorian CHO Brett Sutton to front hearings as state's COVID-19 cases continue to decline

    Hotel quarantine inquiry LIVE updates: Victorian CHO Brett Sutton to front hearings as state's COVID-19 cases continue to decline

    12 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Top health officials, including Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton, will front the inquiry into Victoria's ill-fated hotel quarantine program.
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  • Returned traveller left hotel quarantine, infected driver on the way home, inquiry hears

    12 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    At least one returned traveller left hotel quarantine in Melbourne while infected with COVID-19 and passed it on to the person who drove them home, an inquiry into the ill-fated program has heard.
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  • Study aims to address the effects of Covid-19 on pregnant women's placenta and fetus

    12 days ago - By News Medical

    Addressing the risks that Covid-19 infection may cause to a pregnant woman, particularly to placenta and fetus, is the aim of a new study of the R&D&I group "Maternal-fetal medicine, epigenetics, women's diseases and reproductive health" of the Biomedical Research Institute of Malaga, which received EUR 10,000 funding from the American pharmaceutical company "FERRING".
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  • NSW records 10 new cases as Premier urges people to continue to come forward for testing

    12 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    NSW has reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday - four of which are locally acquired and linked to known cases or clusters.
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  • Orlando and Orange County playgrounds to reopen, mayors say

    12 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Playgrounds throughout Orange County and the City of Orlando will reopen in the coming days, but the top health official in Orange County warned that new COVID-19 cases are expected to climb this week after steadily declining since late June.
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  • Melbourne's fornightly COVID-19 case average falls below 50 as state records 42 new infections

    12 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Victoria has recorded 42 new coronavirus cases with Melbourne's crucial 14-day case average falling below 50 for the first time since the second wave peaked. Sadly eight more Victorians have died.
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