Coronavirus live: Strictly pair test positive for Covid; 70 million Americans still unvaccinated

Tom Fletcher from McFly and Amy Dowden are self-isolating; States including Idaho and Kansasreport throwing away thousands of expired dosesFears for 1 million UK furloughed staff with Sunak set to end schemeNew York City ’s vaccine mandate for school staff blocked by judge‘We feel we’re not going to get really sick’: why the pandemic hasn’t dissuaded ocean cruisersDutch protesters march through The Hague against ‘corona pass’7.32pmBSTThe head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says she recognises there ’s some confusion now inthe United States about who should get a COVID-19 vaccine booster.Last week, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky sided with most of the recommendations from CDC advisers on giving boosters six months after the last Pfizer dose for certain groups of people, the Associated Press reports.5.52pmBSTStrictly Come Dancing contestant Tom Fletcher and his professional partner Amy Dowden have tested positive for Covid 19 and will miss Saturday ’s live show, the BBC said.A BBC statement said: “Tom Fletcher and Amy Dowden have tested positive for Covid-19.Continue reading...
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Purpose of review Breastfeeding provides passive immunity while the neonatal immune system matures, and may also protect against chronic immune-mediated conditions long after weaning. This review summarizes current knowledge and new discoveries about human milk and mucosal immunity. Recent findings New data suggest that certain microbes in maternal milk may seed and shape the infant gut microbiota, which play a key role in regulating gut barrier integrity and training the developing immune system. Human milk oligosaccharides, best known for their prebiotic functions, have now been shown to directly modulate gene...
Source: Current Opinion in Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: IMMUNOLOGY: Edited by Jocelyn A. Silvester Source Type: research
A long-awaited report from a panel of Brazilian senators concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Bolsonaro, Jair (1955- ) Calheiros, Renan Deaths (Fatalities) Brazil Legislatures and Parliaments Politics and Government Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news
As the US tries to bring the pandemic under control before winter, public health officials are encouraging vulnerable people to get an additional coronavirus shot.WebMD Health News
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AP NEWS * Colin Powell, * Trending News, * Coronavirus pandemic, * AP Top 25...
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The death of Colin Powell, an 84-year-old former four-star general who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush and is perhaps best known for his role in bringing the U.S. into its second war in Iraq, is a high-profile reminder of a grim reality: COVID-19 is not just a pandemic of the unvaccinated, as current president Joe Biden likes to say, but a pandemic of the elderly, too. From early on in the pandemic, we’ve known the virus disproportionately kills older people, and the overall data make that pretty clear: About 5...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
(TOKYO) — Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below 100, an 11-month low. The bars are packed, the trains are crowded, and the mood is celebratory, despite a general bafflement over what, exactly, is behind the sharp drop. Japan, unlike other places in Europe and Asia, has never had anything close to a lockdown, just a series of relatively toothless states of emergency. Some possible factors in Japan’...
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This report examines six key areas in the initial UK response to the Covid-19 pandemic: the country's preparedness for a pandemic; the use of non-pharmaceutical interventions such as border controls, social distancing and lockdowns to control the pandemic; the use of test, trace and isolate strategies; the impact of the pandemic on social care; the impact of the pandemic on specific communities; and the procurement and rollout of Covid-19 vaccines.
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In the NYT,Mike Baker and Danielle Ivory offer an in-depth report on how the insane right-wing response to the Covid-19 pandemic has decimated the nation's public health infrastructure. You really need to use one of your free reads on this, it's too much to summarize. But the keystone is this:When the pandemic first hit the northern edge of Washington ’s Olympic Peninsula, Dr. Berry was a popular family physician and local health officer, trained in biostatistics and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. She processed Covid-19 test kits in her garage and delivered supplies to people in quarantine, leading a mobil...
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We present comparative data to challenge the current conceptions of this disease in the more general context of human health, to provide a perspective that see ms to have been lost in the general panic. Our aim is to re-align thinking about more rational approaches to the handling a disease which is unlikely to disappear from our spectrum of afflictions even after the magnifying glass has been removed from it.
Source: Medical Principles and Practice - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Background: It is just over a century since the 1918 flu pandemic, sometimes referred to as the “mother” of pandemics. This brief retrospective of the 1918 pandemic is taken from the viewpoint of the current SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic and is based on a short lecture given during the 2021 Virtual Congress of the ERA-EDTA.Summary: This review summarizes and highlights some of the earlier pandemic ’s salient features, some parallels with today, and some potential learnings, bearing in mind that the flu pandemic occurred over 100 years ago at a time of major turmoil during the climax to WWl, and with limite...
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