Province recruiting retired, internationally trained healthcare workers in fight against coronavirus04/09/2020 03:00-Canada border on Sunday night is now being released, the province confirmed Monday.The company and Canadian officials pushed back on the request and, on Monday evening, 3M sent out a release confirming that a deal was brokered between the company and the US administration to "continue sending USA -produced respirators to Canada and Latin America, where 3M is the primary source of supply"...
Sunday Dare: IOC Must Be Commended For Postponing 2020 Olympics04/09/2020 03:00The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo organisers to shift the Games from July 24-Aug 9, 2020 to July 23-Aug 8, 2021. However the fallout from the global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic led to the International Olympic Committee eventually announcing that the Tokyo Games will now be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021...
Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar to work as doctor to help fight coronavirus04/09/2020 03:00According to the Irish Times, Varadkar is helping out with phone assessments. According to the Irish newspaper, the Taoiseach will lend his services for one shift per week alongside his role as Ireland's current leader during the COVID-19 crisis.Reuters later confirmed that Varadkar had re-registered as a medical practitioner in March to work directly with patients in an effort to assist medical professionals...
MERS Vaccine that Fully Protects Mice Used as Basis for Coronavirus Candidate04/09/2020 03:00While EIDD-2801 was found to be effective against Sars cov2, it was also found to be effective against related coronaviruses that cause Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).Compared with other potential COVID-19 treatments that must be administered intravenously, EIDD-2801 can be delivered by mouth as a pill...
Boris Johnson Moved to ICU as He Battles Coronavirus04/07/2020 03:00British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit Monday afternoon, his condition described as "worsened" since he was admitted to hospital Sunday evening after diagnosis with coronavirus.Downing Street had said he was in good spirits and still in charge, though at about 1800 GMT he was moved to an intensive care unit - where the most serious cases are treated - at St Thomas' hospital, across the River Thames from the Houses of Parliament in central London...