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Medicine Georgia school reverses decision to suspend teen over crowded hall photo
Author: 0 Georgia school reverses decision to suspend teen over crowded hall photo

The school's stance is that Hannah, and another student who posted the crowded hallway image, violated school policy about social media and posting images of minors without consent. "The health and well-being of our staff and students remains our highest priority", Carmona said, "and we are continuing to adjust and improve our protocols for in-person instruction to make our school the safest possible learning environment".

Medicine Russian Federation plans to approve world's first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 10
Author: 0 Russian Federation plans to approve world's first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug 10

There are some concerns with this vaccine, since as per reports Russian Federation is still to complete their second phase and is already looking at launching the vaccine. The EU executive also said at the meeting that it had approached vaccine makers about whether additional doses of influenza vaccine were available, according to the document.

Medicine ‘Hepatitis deadlier than COVID-19, kills 1.4 million yearly’
Author: 0 ‘Hepatitis deadlier than COVID-19, kills 1.4 million yearly’

Hepatitis affects millions of people across the world, causing both acute and chronic liver disease. Furthermore, it's said that an estimated 240 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B (defined as hepatitis B surface antigen-positive for at least 6 months) while about 2 million hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections occur yearly through unsafe injections.

Medicine White House clashes with Republicans over Covid-19 relief
Author: 0 White House clashes with Republicans over Covid-19 relief

USA congressional Democratic leaders Friday blamed Republicans for their "months-long disarray and delay" as the enhanced federal unemployment benefits millions of Americans rely upon are set to expire in a few days. Senate Republicans are eyeing a package with a price tag closer to $1 trillion. The draft proposal also includes a second round of stimulus checks for Americans but the amount of the payment and eligibility criteria are still to be determined.

Medicine Russian University successfully finishes trials of world's first COVID-19 vaccine
Author: 0 Russian University successfully finishes trials of world's first COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine for Covid-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, USA researchers reported on Tuesday. The Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-29 vaccine is now under phase three in the Uk, Brazil and South Africa and is expected to be rolled out soon. "These Phase 1 data demonstrate that vaccination with mRNA-1273 elicits a robust immune response across all dose levels and clearly support the choice ...

Medicine UArizona joins coalition lawsuit challenging ICE's recent order on worldwide students
Author: 0 UArizona joins coalition lawsuit challenging ICE's recent order on worldwide students

The lawsuit which was filed on Monday, July 13, seeks to stop the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement from implementing the policy, as reported by CNN . Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities across the nation began to shift to largely online classes in March to discourage bringing people together in a confined space.

Medicine World Health Organization acknowledges that coronavirus can linger in the air
Author: 0 World Health Organization acknowledges that coronavirus can linger in the air

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization acknowledged that there was an emerging evidence of the airborne spread of coronavirus . Scientists believe the virus may have originated in bats, then was transmitted through another mammal such such as a civet cat or an armadillo-like pangolin before being passed on to people at a fresh food market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan late past year.

Medicine Chinese City of Bayannur Warns Residents About Bubonic Plague
Author: 0 Chinese City of Bayannur Warns Residents About Bubonic Plague

Dem don report one suspected case of bubonic plague to Chinese authorities. As if Coronavirus hadn't already rattled the world enough, a case of deadly bubonic plague has been detected in China compelling the country to issue a Level 3 warning, the second-lowest in a four-tier system.

Medicine McPherson County reports three new cases of COVID-19
Author: 0 McPherson County reports three new cases of COVID-19

The Health Department today reported 46 new deaths, bringing that count to a total of 3,579. Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 60 new coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, and Long Beach - which has its own health office - reported one new death.

Medicine Indoor Restaurants Shut Down in 72% of California for Three Weeks
Author: 0 Indoor Restaurants Shut Down in 72% of California for Three Weeks

Newsom warned on June 29 that he was contemplating reopenings in Los Angeles County and six other counties due to high transmission rates of COVID-19. "When we talk about compliance, this isn't just talking about mask compliance, this is talking about health and safety in our meat-packing facilities", Newsom said.

Medicine Facebook Ad Boycott: Brands Pulling Ads From Facebook Over Hate Speech
Author: 0 Facebook Ad Boycott: Brands Pulling Ads From Facebook Over Hate Speech

Zuckerberg looks as anxious as ever reading from a teleprompter in a live-stream he chose to share of an internal town-hall meeting at Facebook on Friday. Color of Change, one of the groups backing the boycott , said that almost 100 advertisers have joined . Facebook said it would attach labels to all posts across its network that discuss the subject of voting, in a move meant to hamper any disenfranchisement of voters in the November election.

Medicine Governor says Texas facing 'massive' COVID-19 outbreak
Author: 0 Governor says Texas facing 'massive' COVID-19 outbreak

The governor also issued an Executive Order to suspend any elective surgeries in some area in Texas to ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients. But hospitalizations related to COVID-19 have climbed dramatically in Dallas County and across North Texas over the past few weeks. In San Antonio, ventilator availability dipped below 70% for the first time on Wednesday, Texas Public Radio reported.

Medicine Florida Sets New Single-Day High Of 4049 Coronavirus Cases
Author: 0 Florida Sets New Single-Day High Of 4049 Coronavirus Cases

Ken Welch, a county commissioner in Pinellas County, Florida , said they were working on ways to get the message across to a younger audience. It's also possible younger people aren't following other health advisories, such as wearing a face mask in public.

Medicine Amit Shah's Unified Delhi-NCR Plan To Fight Coronavirus
Author: 0 Amit Shah's Unified Delhi-NCR Plan To Fight Coronavirus

Sources in Delhi government on Wednesday said contact tracing of people who interacted with him in the last couple of days, has been started, and accordingly they will be quarantined as per the advice of doctors. The order comes a day after the Union Home Ministry capped the price for the COVID-19 RT-PCR test in the national capital. The Centre will fund the expenses.

Medicine Trump to sign executive order
Author: 0 Trump to sign executive order

A first wave of unrest began more than three weeks ago, after the May 25 death of George Floyd, an African-American man, in Minneapolis. And similar to many police departments and municipalities across the country, the order may include new training guidelines on de-escalation and the use of force.

Medicine Records 1st COVID-19 death in a week
Author: 0 Records 1st COVID-19 death in a week

From Thursday to Friday , there were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported from Kendall County, according to county health data. Just 29 confirmed deaths were reported statewide on Saturday, 12 of those in Cook County. The most recent three-day average of the daily number of hospitalized patients represented a decline of about 1%, according to the latest figures from the Public Health Department's dashboard of reopening metrics .

Medicine Final tests of some COVID-19 vaccines to start next month
Author: 0 Final tests of some COVID-19 vaccines to start next month

The company's efforts to develop this vaccine is to prevent COVID-19 which, has infected over 7 million people around the globe and killed over 400,000. The company has already signed deals with the United States government to create enough manufacturing capacity to produce more than 1 billion doses of its vaccine through 2021, even before it has evidence that it works.

Medicine The Lancet retracts hydroxychloroquine study following data concerns
Author: 0 The Lancet retracts hydroxychloroquine study following data concerns

More than 11,000 patients in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were randomly assigned to get either standard of care or that plus one of these treatments: hydroxychloroquine, the HIV combo drug lopinavir-ritonavir, the antibiotic azithromycin, the steroid dexamethasone, the anti-inflammatory drug tocilizumab, or plasma from people who have recovered from Covid-19 that contains antibodies to fight the virus.

Medicine Hydroxychloroquine safe but not effective, finds study
Author: 0 Hydroxychloroquine safe but not effective, finds study

Researchers looked at 821 people who were exposed to the virus either through their line of worker as a healthcare professional, or from someone at home. Trump took a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine , along with zinc and Vitamin D, after two staffers tested positive for COVID-19, and had no ill effects, according to results of his latest physical released by his doctor Wednesday.

Medicine COVID-19 drug | No approval yet for Indian companies to market remdesivir
Author: 0 COVID-19 drug | No approval yet for Indian companies to market remdesivir

Representational image. A report suggests that this drug can be procured only by government hospitals and cannot be sold to any individual for self-medication as it is under clinical trial. and ex-U.S. "There seems to be growing evidence five-day treatment is as good or better than 10-day - somewhat curious given no clear side effect liabilities and may seem counterintuitive to the typical "more is better" expectation", said Brian Abrahams, an analyst with RBC Capital Markets.

Medicine Biden sharpens contrast with Trump: 'I won't traffic in fear and division'
Author: 0 Biden sharpens contrast with Trump: 'I won't traffic in fear and division'

Biden then called for major changes in policing, saying that he would create a national police oversight commission within his first 100 days as president, should he be elected. "And I won't either", Biden said . The church had sustained damage during Sunday protests. "We can be forgiven for believing that the president is more interested in power, than in principle", he added, questioning Trump's motives in calling for the Insurrection Act of 1807.

Author: 0 United Kingdom death rate up nearly 60,000

The North West had the largest number of Covid-19-related deaths for the second week running, and overtook London as the region with the highest proportion of deaths involving coronavirus . Vulnerable residents and care workers looking after them have been left to fight the disease alone. Indeed, look across the whole of the United Kingdom and with excess deaths it's a similar picture.

Medicine EPI-backed coronavirus vaccine from Novavax starts trials
Author: 0 EPI-backed coronavirus vaccine from Novavax starts trials

The results of the first phase of clinical trials in Melbourne and Brisbane are expected to be known in July, Novavax said. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial of the Ad5-nCoV vaccine has been initiated in Wuhan to determine whether the results can be replicated, and if there are any adverse events up to 6 months after vaccination, in 500 healthy adults-250 volunteers given a middle dose, 125 given a low dose, and 125 given a placebo as a control.

Medicine Latest Pharmacy News: Remdesivir to be used on 'selected' Covid-19 cases
Author: 0 Latest Pharmacy News: Remdesivir to be used on 'selected' Covid-19 cases

Remdesivir, is a broad-spectrum antiviral which was developed by pharmaceutical company Gilead more than a decade ago to cure an unknown "Disease X" amid fears that a global pandemic was looming. Innovation minister Lord Bethell said: "This shows fantastic progress". Allocation of the drug, expected to be available immediately to hospitals across the United Kingdom, will be based on expert clinical advice.

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