Outbreak fears at Blue Mountains nursing home after staff member tests positive to COVID-19, Catholic Healthcare Bodington Wentworth Falls

Another nursing home in NSW has been struck by a coronavirus outbreak with a worker testing positive for COVID-19 less than a week after working a shift at the facility in the Blue Mountains. Catholic Healthcare Bodington in Wentworth Falls is home to 120 elderly men and women, and now all its residents and dozens […]

Covid-19 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine this April 25: hospitalizations and resuscitation still decreasing

5 new confirmed cases identified by Public Health France on April 23, bringing the total to 4,461 since the start of the epidemic (1 duplicate identified at an earlier date has been removed from the total of confirmed cases). Assessment by department of confirmed cases: Care and death in New Aquitaine – 727 people are […]

Sun against corona? Sun baths do not prevent Covid-19 infection

Berlin. According to experts, sunbathing is not suitable for self-treatment of Covid-19 or for the prevention of infection. “UV radiation can, among other things, lead to the suppression of the body’s immune defense,” said a spokeswoman for the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) on Friday. “If you are sick, you shouldn’t expose yourself to […]

Should masks be mandatory in public to stop the spread of COVID-19?

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly summary of eclectic and unobtrusive health and medical news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you have not yet subscribed, you can do so by click here. Growing choir of experts calls for widespread use of masks to slow the spread of COVID-19 and suggests […]

Campaign in England targets critically ill patients bypassing hospitals | Coronavirus epidemic

A government campaign has been launched to encourage critically ill people with non-Covid illnesses such as heart attacks to seek help while some avoid hospitals. The campaign, which will launch next week, aims to encourage people to use life-saving services – such as cancer screening and care, maternity appointments and mental health support – as […]

Covid-19 durch Mückenstich: Übertragen Insekten Corona?

Müncheberg. Kònnen Mücken give Coronavirus iibertragen, nachdem sie bei infizierten Schatten was gesaugt? Klar auf eine Forscherin. And even pleasure and pain. It was never selected for their labors, for that her uncle would. For the exercise of this divergence. Minneapolis has a similar quo that is zero. It is not necessary for her to […]

Twin nurses who died three days apart from a coronavirus in the UK

The twin sisters died just three days apart after contracting the coronavirus. Katy and Emma Davis, 37, died in a hospital in the UK this week and their other sister Zoe said they were “helping others”. The twin sisters were both nurses. “They always said that they were born together and that they would go […]

WHO launches ‘groundbreaking’ international collaboration to develop COVID-19 technologies

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched “groundbreaking” international collaboration on Friday to accelerate the development of COVID-19 health technologies. The new collaboration was launched at a virtual event jointly hosted by WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, French President Emmanuel Macron and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. In his opening speech, […]

Coronavirus. Is Toulouse ready to welcome a second wave after confinement?

The activity of the CHU of Toulouse linked to the coronavirus continues to decrease. (© Adobe Stock) “Covid activity continues to decline, slowly but surely,” says Marc Penaud, the director general of Toulouse University Hospital. The plateau observed for a fortnight already begins to fall gradually. “We continue to have new cases that arise,” still […]