‘Unknown pneumonia’ said to be deadlier than coronavirus is sweeping across Kazakhstan

‘Unknown pneumonia’ said to be deadlier than coronavirus is sweeping across Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy says More than 32,000 cases of the ‘unknown pneumonia’ have been reported in Kazakhstan from June 29 to July 5, along with 451 deaths The Chinese embassy says Kazakhstan saw 1,772 pneumonia deaths in the first half of the year, including 628 … Read more ‘Unknown pneumonia’ said to be deadlier than coronavirus is sweeping across Kazakhstan

Coronavirus death rates are THREE as high in US prisons and than in the general population

Coronavirus death rates are THREE TIMES as high in US prisons and than in the general population, study finds Researchers compared coronavirus cases and death rates among the US population to prisoners There were 3,251 cases per 100,000 inmates, which is 5.5 higher than among the general public  The fatality rate was 39 deaths per … Read more Coronavirus death rates are THREE as high in US prisons and than in the general population

An N99 is the most effective at reducing risk of contracting coronavirus, study finds

We’ve all been told to wear face masks to reduce the spread of coronavirus, but it turns out the material your mask is made of may affect your risk, a new study suggests. An N99 mask, which filters out nearly all particles both large and small, reduced the odds of contracting COVID-19, the disease caused … Read more An N99 is the most effective at reducing risk of contracting coronavirus, study finds

US sets another single-day high of coronavirus cases, with more than 62,000

For the second consecutive day, the US has set a record-high number of coronavirus cases with more than 62,000 new infections reported in a single day. This breaks the previous record set on Tuesday of 60,021 and brings the total number of cases to 3.05 million. More than 132,000 Americans have died since the pandemic began … Read more US sets another single-day high of coronavirus cases, with more than 62,000

Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months

Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months due to huge demand and exorbitant cost charged by some suppliers The Government spent an extra £48 billion on public services over the pandemic £31.9 billion went to the NHS including £10billion on test and trace programme A further £5.5 … Read more Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months

‘Putting hamsters on an a plane could prove whether virus can be spread through the air’

Airborne diseases are those where germs from a person’s breathe, sneeze or cough can linger in the air and travel because the droplets are very small in size.   Aerosols are so small and can linger in the air for longer and travel further. They include tiny particles like smoke, which can stay airborne for up to … Read more ‘Putting hamsters on an a plane could prove whether virus can be spread through the air’

Why are US coronavirus deaths NOT rising after alarming case spikes across the nation?

Between 40,000 and 50,000 Americans have tested positive for coronavirus on a daily basis since late-June, up from a seven-day rolling average of about 20,000 infections a day at the end of May. The rises have prompted weeks of escalating worry and anxious anticipation of hospitals becoming overwhelmed all over again and the death toll … Read more Why are US coronavirus deaths NOT rising after alarming case spikes across the nation?

Coronavirus: New York doctor still has symptoms 100 DAYS on

Dr Yochai Re’em (pictured), a third-year psychiatry resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, began experiencing a low-grade fever and leg pain on March 14 and was soon diagnosed with coronavirus A New York physician said he is still experiencing coronavirus symptoms more than than 100 days after he first caught the illness. Dr Yochai Re’em, a third-year psychiatry … Read more Coronavirus: New York doctor still has symptoms 100 DAYS on

Women who struggle to conceive via IVF are more likely to suffer from long-term health problems 

Women who struggle to conceive via IVF are 26 per cent MORE likely to suffer from long-term health problems Women who have problems with IVF suffer more age-related health issues This is based on a study of 20,000 women going through IVF for the first time Research into various IVF treatments, discoveries and outcomes was … Read more Women who struggle to conceive via IVF are more likely to suffer from long-term health problems 

Health expert claims Americans will be wearing masks for several years

A health expert with Johns Hopkins University thinks that Americans will be wearing masks for ‘several years’. Eric Toner, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said in an interview with CNET for the series Hacking the Apocalypse that he believes wearing facial coverings will be a part of the ‘new normal’. … Read more Health expert claims Americans will be wearing masks for several years