New Coronavirus Leaves Pregnant Women With Wrenching Choices—but Little Data to Guide Them
by Gretchen Vogel on March 29, 2020 at 2:22 pm
Do newborn babies need to be separated from mothers infected with the new coronavirus? A growing number of families and doctors are facing this difficult question. The scant data available have led to apparently contradictory recommendations: Some ...
Another 148 cases of coronavirus reported in Wales
by James Hemingray on March 29, 2020 at 2:03 pm
A FURTHER 148 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Wales as of Sunday, March 29. Sadly ten more people have died as a result of the virus and there are 21 new cases of it in Hywel Dda. Dr Giri Shankar, Incident Director for the Novel Coronavirus ...
Another pandemic occurs after the coronavirus-and now it's time to start preparing
by Jermaine Hoffman on March 29, 2020 at 1:44 pm
As the world is mobilized to contain the coronavirus and its fallout, we do not lose sight of a larger and equally alarming situation. The next pandemic is a matter of time. The United States needs to get ready as soon as possible. The worldwide outbreak of ...
Infected man's horrifying experience of COVID-19 is the scariest you'll read
by Marnie O'Neill on March 29, 2020 at 1:31 pm
He deals with terrorists for a living but for Shiraz Maher, contracting the deadly COVID-19 pneumonia was more terrifying than anything he has ever encountered. The 38-year-old British academic, who is one of the country's most prominent government ...
Bolsonaro threatens to sack health minister over coronavirus criticism
by Tom Phillips on March 29, 2020 at 1:25 pm
Jair Bolsonaro has reportedly told his health minister he will sack him if he dares criticise his handling of the coronavirus crisis. According to a report in the Estado de São Paulo newspaper, the Brazilian president's warning came during a top-level meeting on ...
A Coronavirus Patient Just Wrote a Moving Message Thanking Doctors and Nurses
by Philip Ellis on March 29, 2020 at 1:14 pm
From Men's Health. When Nic Brown, an IT executive from Ohio, began to exhibit flu-like symptoms, he didn't think there was any chance he had contracted the COVID-19 virus. He lived in a rural area and had no idea how he might have come into contact ...
French expert says second study shows malaria drug helps fight coronavirus
on March 29, 2020 at 1:13 pm
Paris (AFP) – The controversial French professor who believes the anti-malaria drug chloroquine can help beat the coronavirus, has claimed that a new study he has conducted confirms its “efficiency” at combatting the virus. But several other scientists and ...
Does The Virus That Causes COVID-19 Linger In The Air?
by Nell Greenfieldboyce on March 29, 2020 at 1:03 pm
As we practice social distancing to try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus many people have asked: Can just breathing the same air as someone infected with COVID-19 make you sick too? The World Health Organization says the virus that causes ...
The tip of hugs? The coronavirus pandemic might form social habits for years
by David M. Poteet on March 29, 2020 at 12:45 pm
For probably the most up-to-date information and details about the coronavirus pandemic, go to the WHO web site. Think about it is early 2021. The coronavirus pandemic ended months in the past and life seems very like it did earlier than any of us ever heard ...
21 Year Old Brags Online About Not Social Distancing, Gets Coronavirus
on March 29, 2020 at 12:42 pm
A 21-year-old woman said in a video she didn't think she would get coronavirus but then contracted it. Nashville, TN – A woman was recently diagnosed with Coronavirus after bragging online about not social distancing. In a video she posted on social media, ...
'We're Trying to Keep Our Heads Above Water': US Healthcare Workers Fight Shortages - and Fear
on March 29, 2020 at 12:20 pm
By Kristina Cooke, Gabriella Borter and Joseph Ax. LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. nurses and doctors on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of Americans and killed hundreds are ...
Coronavirus: Movement restrictions could last till June, warns Scots medical chief
by Martin Williams on March 29, 2020 at 12:20 pm
Scotland's chief medical officer has warned movement restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus could last until June. Dr Catherine Calderwood also said the virus was likely to peak in two to three weeks. She warned "some sort of measures" were needed ...
Covid-19: HSE says contact tracing app could be rolled out 'in the next 10 days'
by Rónán Duffy on March 29, 2020 at 12:18 pm
THE HSE HAS said it is assisting in the rollout of a Covid-19 contact tracing app that would let users know if they have come into contact with someone with the coronavirus. The HSE's Paul Connors this morning described it as a “very important piece of ...
3 Deaths Reported In Alabama As Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise
by Joey Weaver on March 29, 2020 at 12:12 pm
The Alabama Department of Public Health confirms there are now 720 cases of coronavirus and three virus-related deaths in Alabama. There are new reports of additional coronavirus related deaths in the state, but the ADPH has yet to confirm. Jefferson ...
Britain orders 10000 ventilators in fight against coronavirus: source
by Costas Pitas on March 29, 2020 at 12:11 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators to be made by a consortium of companies including Ford (F.N), Airbus (AIR.PA) and Rolls-Royce (RR.L) as part of efforts to fight the coronavirus, an industry source told Reuters.
Not Colorado's first pandemic: What we can learn from the Spanish flu
by John Aguilar on March 29, 2020 at 12:01 pm
The governor of Colorado urges residents not to gather in crowds. Schools close, movie theaters shutter and public transit limits ridership. Denver's mayor bans meetings, religious services and parties. This scenario — close to what we're experiencing with ...
Coronavirus infects 17 members of same family thought to have caught it at funeral
on March 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Almost an entire family have come down with coronavirus after it is believed 17 members caught the illness at a funeral. Sheila Brooks, 86, passed away last month and nearly all her extended family attended the service two weeks ago. But within days her ...
The end of hugs? The coronavirus pandemic could shape social habits for years
by Eric Mack on March 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Social distancing and new hygiene habits might outlast the pandemic. James Martin/CNET. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Imagine it's early 2021. The coronavirus pandemic ended ...
Do hand dryers kill coronavirus? Does garlic protect you? Health experts have answers
on March 29, 2020 at 11:55 am
Can spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body kill the new coronavirus? The World Health Organization released answers to questions to try to debunk some myths around the virus that causes COVID-19. Matt Smith/Express-Times. The World Health ...
Boy, 13, arrested for breaking new coronavirus lockdown laws in Leeds
by Alahna Kindred on March 29, 2020 at 11:54 am
A TEENAGE boy has been arrested for breaking the new coronavirus lockdown laws. Ste Richardson, a senior section officer for West Yorkshire Police, approached the 13-year-old shortly after police were given new powers to enforce the lockdown.