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Coronavirus UK: ‘Delirium’ is a key coronavirus symptom in older people – how to spot it

Coronavirus cases are estimated to be exceeding 35,200 a day in England, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics. While the focus has been on transmission amongst the young, older people are disproportionately at a higher risk. It is therefore imperative to watch out for the warning signs in this at-risk… Read More »

Feds unveil plan to get coronavirus shots to nursing homes

Federal health officials are unveiling a plan to get approved coronavirus shots to nursing home residents free of cost, with the aid of two national pharmacy chains By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press October 16, 2020, 4:36 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Federal health officials on Friday… Read More »

CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidance that said people without symptoms may not need a test

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | POOL | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reversed controversial coronavirus testing guidance that said people who were exposed to an… Read More »

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year and have enough to inoculate every American by April. “Hundreds of millions of doses will be available every month, and we expect to have enough vaccines for every American by April, and again… Read More »

Coronavirus may help researchers in fighting cancer, according to scientist

Coronavirus may have a silver lining, according to a study by a scientist at Dalhousie University. Dr. Shashi Gujar, with the department of pathology at Dal, along with colleagues in the United States, Denmark, France, Germany, and India, is studying if the immune response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, could be repurposed to fight… Read More »