• NSW residents stayed at hotel linked to dangerous new COVID-19 strain

    8 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    NSW Health is urgently tracing residents who stayed at a Brisbane hotel that is being evacuated by the Queensland government after six cases of a highly contagious strain of coronavirus were traced back to the site.
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  • Covid-19: Malaysia Declares State of Emergency

    Covid-19: Malaysia Declares State of Emergency

    8 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Malaysia has declared a state of emergency in the country to stop the Covid-19 outbreak.
    The areas to impose tightened measures include the capital Kuala Lumpur, the states of Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and the northern Borneo state of Sabah.
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  • Medical institutions should support health care workers with COVID-19 infection, say experts

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    By mid-November, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had reported that 218,439 health care workers in the U.S. had been infected with COVID-19 - a likely underestimate due to incomplete data from states.
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  • Researchers assess impact of COVID-19 measures on foodborne infections

    8 days ago - By Food Safety

    Diseases including foodborne infections declined after public health measures were introduced because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a preliminary analysis in Australia.
    Researchers have analyzed Nationally Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System data to determine the effect of COVID-19 measures on some nationally notifiable diseases in Australia.
    Implementation of health actions related to the virus in Australia beginning in mid-March 2020 such as physical distancing, travel restrictions and emphasis on hygiene, likely contributed to the lower than expected notification...
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  • Open-faced helmet contains pathogen-bearing droplets, reduces transmission to medical specialists

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    The risk of infection of COVID-19 is high for medical specialists who come in contact with symptomatic or asymptomatic patients.
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  • Cardiovascular deaths unrelated to COVID-19 increased during the pandemic, study finds

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    As the number of COVID-19 infections continues to rise nationwide, more than 360,000 Americans have already died from the potentially deadly viral infection.
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  • Covid-19 outbreak at Auburn nursing home infects 137 residents, kills 24

    Covid-19 outbreak at Auburn nursing home infects 137 residents, kills 24

    8 days ago - By Natural News

    Auburn, N.Y. - A Covid-19 outbreak at a Cayuga County nursing home that began two weeks ago has infected 137 residents, 24 of whom have died. (Article by James T. Mulder republished from Syracuse.com) The outbreak at The Commons on St. Anthony in Auburn started Dec. 21 as a wave of post-Thanksgiving Covid-19...
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