Russia marks another record number of daily COVID-19 cases
Russia has reported another daily record of confirmed coronavirus cases as a surge in infections has prompted the Kremlin to tell most people to stay away from work starting later this week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tokyo eateries return to normal hours as virus cases drop
People in Tokyo can eat and drink in bars and restaurants later in the evening starting Monday as officials ease social distancing rules with the country’s daily coronavirus cases reaching their lowest levels in more than a year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kenya: How 28-Year-Old Man Opened the Only USB Manufacturing Company in Kenya After Covid-19 Shut His Business
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- When coronavirus hit last year, Anthony Muthungu, 28, was forced to close down his Totosci tuition academy due to the measures set in place by the government to curb the spread of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Are Vaccine Boosters Widely Needed? Some Federal Advisers Have Misgivings
“In our hearts, I think people don’t quite agree with this notion of a booster dose,” said one leading vaccine expert. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration Moderna Inc BioNTech SE Pfizer Inc Johnson & Source Type: news

Fresh lockdowns in China as local Covid-19 infections spread to 11 provinces
Authorities in northern China are reimposing lockdowns and other emergency measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, with health... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Staff covid death payouts set to top £40m
NHS death in service payments for health and social care staff who died with coronavirus are set to top £40m, HSJ analysis reveals. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 25, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Vaccines Should Begin Soon for Children 5 and Up
An advisory panel to the F.D.A. will consider Pfizer ’s application for those ages 5-to-11 on Tuesday. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Children and Childhood Johnson & Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc Fauci, Anthony S United States Source Type: news

Covid live: more than 325,000 in England get boosters in one day; Romania to tighten restrictions from Monday
Latest updates:NHS chief says Saturday was ‘biggest day yet for booster jabs’; tighter restrictions will come into effect to ease Romania ’sstruggling hospitalsRishi Sunak says Covid numbers don ’t suggest action needed todayUK government paving way to bring in ‘plan B’ Covid rulesDarker skies and colder weather are perfect conditions for Covid to thriveRussia sees record deaths as country prepares for new curbsSee all our coronavirus coverageChinahas given complete doses of Covid-19 vaccines to about 75.6% of its population as of 23 October, National Health Commission spokesperson Mi Fe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Streisand Neto (now); Caroline Davies and Aamna Mohdin (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Science World news Infectious diseases Source Type: news

F.D.A. Says Pfizer Vaccine ’s Benefits Outweigh Key Risks in Children 5 to 11
The findings could add momentum for F.D.A. authorization of the pediatric dose, perhaps as early as next week, a long-awaited development that would affect 28 million children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon LaFraniere and Noah Weiland Tags: Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Children and Childhood Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Pfizer Inc BioNTech SE Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Covid live: more than 325,000 in England get boosters in one day as UK chancellor rejects calls for immediate ‘plan B’
Latest updates:NHS chief says Saturday was ‘biggest day yet for Covid booster jabs’ as Rishi Sunak saysCovid numbers don ’t suggest action needed todayUK government paving way to bring in ‘plan B’ Covid rulesDarker skies and colder weather are perfect conditions for Covid to thriveRussia sees record deaths as country prepares for new curbsSee all our coronavirus coverageChinahas given complete doses of Covid-19 vaccines to about 75.6% of its population as of 23 October, National Health Commission spokesperson Mi Feng said on Sunday.Some 1.068 billion people have been inoculated with the requir...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Streisand Neto (now); Caroline Davies and Aamna Mohdin (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Science World news Infectious diseases Source Type: news

San Diego scientists work on a vaccine against all coronaviruses. Yes, all of them
Scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology received $2.6 million as part of a larger effort to develop protective shots against past, present and future coronaviruses. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jonathan Wosen Source Type: news

Pfizer bullied, blackmailed government officials to push covid vaccines and maximize corporate profits
(Natural News) Public Citizen has published a report that outlines how drug giant Pfizer created secret contracts and used its monopoly power to manipulate governments into buying and dispensing its Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines.” As one of the top vaccine producers under “Operation Warp Speed,” Pfizer used its position of power to “silence governments, throttle... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The coronavirus pandemic will have a lifelong impact
LIFE expectancy will fall once the pandemic is over because lockdowns will have caused so much lasting damage, a top professor has warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities
A team of young scientists in South Africa is assembling the equipment needed to reverse engineer Moderna's coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: UK travel rules relaxed as arrivals can now use cheaper lateral flow tests
Latest updates: from today fully vaccinated travellers do not have to use more expensive PCR test on arrivalUK government paving way to bring in ‘plan B’ Covid rulesDarker skies and colder weather are perfect conditions for Covid to thriveOnly 8% of English schools receive promised air monitorsRussia sees record deaths as country prepares for new curbsSee all our coronavirus coverageWhich protects you most against Covid - vaccination or prior infection? Here, the data is examined by David Spiegelhalter, chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at Cambridge, and Anthony Masters, statistical...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Davies Tags: Coronavirus Science World news Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Only 8% of schools in England have received air monitors promised by government
Survey shows minister is falling short in pledge to send out 300,000 devicesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than nine in 10 schools are still waiting for airflow monitors, which can reduce the spread of Covid-19, despite the education secretary promising that a third of the units would be delivered by the end of this month.Just 8% of the300,000 CO2 monitors the government pledged to send to primary and secondary schools in England this term have been delivered, a Twitter poll by a primary school headteacher revealed last week.The poll found that about 92% of schools were still waiting...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Donna Ferguson Tags: Schools Coronavirus Department for Education Education policy UK news Health policy Science Infectious diseases Nadhim Zahawi Source Type: news

Leos are most likely to get vaccinated, say Utah officials. Is it written in the stars?
Health authorities compared vaccination rates with Zodiac signs, but the results may require further investigationExciting news for people who believe in science enough to want mass vaccination, but not enough to think horoscopes are made up: Utah ’s Salt Lake county health department says there’s a big difference in vaccination rates depending on your Zodiac sign.At least, that ’s what officials found when they analysed anonymised data on 1.2million residents, providing a table of the least and most vaccinated star signs.How many people of each Zodiac sign are vaccinated: Salt Lake county did this using ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Poppy Noor Tags: Life and style US news Science Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Health Society Source Type: news

Indiana tells fired unvaccinated Chicago cops to come work there – no covid vaccines required
(Natural News) Police officers in Chicago who face being fired for their refusal to get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) now have a refuge in nearby Indiana. Law enforcement officials in the Hoosier State issued an open-ended invitation to Chicago cops to come work for them instead of continuing to be tyrannized by Branch... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If you take the covid vax, you can NEVER achieve full immunity again - government stats unveil the horrifying truth
(Natural News) The British government has spilled the beans about that fact that once you get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), you will never again be able to acquire full natural immunity. In its Week 42 “COVID-19 vaccine surveillance report,” the U.K. Health Security Agency admitted on page 23 that “N antibody levels appear... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: South Florida's Health Care Heroes take on tough questions
Four South Florida hospital and health care system executives who have led their organizations through the coronavirus pandemic on where things stand and how we move forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Eileen Cukier Source Type: news

Q & A: South Florida's Health Care Heroes take on tough questions
Four South Florida hospital and health care system executives who have led their organizations through the coronavirus pandemic on where things stand and how we move forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Eileen Cukier Source Type: news

FDA Says Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Looks Effective for Young Kids
Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the U.S. weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters. The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of Pfizer’s data ahead of a public meeting next week to debate whether the shots are ready for the nation’s roughly 28 million children ages 5 to 11. The agency will ask a panel of outside vaccine experts to vote on that question. In their analysis, FDA scientists concluded that...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Covid: More than half of double-vaccinated blood cancer patients not effectively protected
BLOOD cancer patients who have had two coronavirus vaccinations may still have little protection against COVID-19, according to the findings of recent research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine sees new record high in virus deaths, infections
Ukraine’s coronavirus infections and deaths have reached all-time highs for a second straight day, a growing challenge for the country where the share of vaccinated is one of Europe’s lowest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russian COVID spike persists, setting new death record
Russia is reporting a record high number of coronavirus infections and deaths. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid testing failures at UK lab ‘should have been flagged within days’
Senior scientists say problems at Immensa site show private firms should not be carrying out PCR testsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHealth officials should have known about major failings at a private Covid testing lab within days of the problem arising, rather than taking weeks to shut down operations at the site, senior scientists say.About 43,000 people, mostly in south-west England, are believed to havewrongly been told they did not have the virus by Immensa Health Clinic ’s laboratory in Wolverhampton in a debacle described as one of the worst scandals in the UK’s Covid ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 23, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Coronavirus UK news Healthcare industry Health policy Science Medical research Society Source Type: news

Covid-19 pandemic has increased the incidence of self-inflicted burn injuries - Marques RR, Almeida CEF, Coltro PS, Santos LAF, Vecci TRS, Farina-Junior JA.
Due to its high transmission rate and higher lethality, when compared to other common respiratory syndromes, the new coronavirus pandemic has led to the introduction of strong restrictive measures worldwide. Public health behaviors such as social distance ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Moral injury and light triad traits: anxiety and depression in health-care personnel during the coronavirus-2019 pandemic in Honduras - Rodr íguez EA, Agüero-Flores M, Landa-Blanco M, Agurcia D, Santos-Midence C.
The purpose of the current study was to determine the influence of moral injury and Light Triad (LT) personality traits on anxiety and depression symptoms of health-care personnel during the coronavirus-2019 pandemic. A quantitative, cross-sectional resear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

COVID-19 home remedies and myths becoming a hazardous health infodemic? - Kunguma O.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) brought on several social, economic, political, and environmental challenges. What was mostly questioned was the efficacy of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (As Amended 16 of 2015) (DMA), which was used to declare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Judge: Certain California prison guards must be vaccinated
A judge in California has ruled that state prison guards who work in and around facilities’ health care settings must be vaccinated against the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

REVOLVING DOOR: All three FDA-authorized Operation Warp Speed vaccine corporations employ former FDA commissioners
(Natural News) The revolving door between Big Pharma and the federal government is once again on display after it was revealed that all three vaccine corporations pushing “Operation Warp Speed” injections for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) have former U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioners on their respective payrolls. Scott Gottlieb, a corrupt pharmaceutical baron... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 delta plus variant could require even MORE vaccines, says Pfizer board member
(Natural News) Scott Gottlieb said on Monday, Oct. 18, that the new delta plus variant (AY.4) of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) could require more booster shots. According to Gottlieb’s Twitter post, the delta plus variant may have “partial immune evasion,” which was cited as a reason for people needing booster shots during the delta variant panic earlier... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drs. Ardis and McCullough talk about COVID-driven fear in the medical profession – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) Several medical experts say that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is mainly driven by fear. Dr. Bryan Ardis touched on this during the Oct. 20 episode of “The Dr. Ardis Show” on Brighteon.TV. He is joined by Dr. Peter McCullough, who has spoken at length about COVID-19. Ardis asserts that COVID-19 “isn’t as dangerous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP Rep. Glenn Thompson hospitalized for breakthrough COVID case
Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., has tested positive for the coronavirus and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: October 22, 2021
(Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 22, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Romania revives restrictions as hospitals struggle, jabs lag
Doctor Petruta Filip is working 100-hour weeks at a hospital in Romania’s capital Bucharest which, like hospitals throughout the country, is struggling under an onslaught of coronavirus patients requiring treatment amid worryingly low vaccination rates (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

DeSantis to Convene Legislature to Fight Vaccine Mandates DeSantis to Convene Legislature to Fight Vaccine Mandates
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday said he will call state lawmakers back to work early to pass legislation to combat coronavirus vaccine mandates enacted by businesses.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 22, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The U.S. Promised 1.1 Billion Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To Poorer Countries. Here ’s Where They Are Going.
The White House marked donating 200 million doses Thursday, most of which have been mRNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Severity of Disease Among Adults Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Before and During the Period of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) Predominance - COVID-NET, 14 States, January-August 2021
This report describes adults hospitalized with COVID-19 before and during the Delta period. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 22, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] Data & Statistics Hospitalization rates MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Source Type: news

Spanish govt returns fines for breaking virus lockdown rules
The Spanish government has ordered that all citizens who paid fines during a nearly 3-month state of emergency declared last year to slow the spread of the coronavirus be remunerated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists urge UK to prep rapid return of COVID measures
The British government’s scientific advisers have urged the government to ensure coronavirus restrictions can be introduced rapidly, as the rate of new infections continues to grow (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia's infections, deaths soar to new record high
Coronavirus infections and deaths in Russia have climbed to another pandemic record high, putting additional strain on the country’s health care system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid: Home working likely to be best way to curb virus - scientists
Tougher measures to stop the spread of coronavirus could be avoided with early action, advisers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus scraps short-lived mask mandates amid virus surge
Belarusian authorities have abolished mask mandates, less than two weeks after their introduction for the first time in the pandemic and a day after the country registered a record number of new coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hundreds of health workers placed on leave over vaccine mandate
Massachusetts hospitals have placed hundreds of unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave, saying they will terminate them come November if they do not get a coronavirus vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Federal Provider Relief Fund Benefited Richer Hospitals, Study Shows
More federal aid flowed to hospitals that were in a strong financial position before the pandemic than went to hospitals with weaker balance sheets, researchers found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Journal of the American Medical Assn Hospitals Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Lingering ‘Brain Fog’: Study Finds High Rate Of Cognitive Impairment Months After Covid-19 Infection
High numbers of Covid-19 survivors showed signs of cognitive impairment months after infection, according to tests designed to evaluate memory, language and attention. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

The R value and growth rate, UK Health Security Agency (updated 22nd October 2021)
The latest reproduction number (R) and growth rate of coronavirus (COVID-19). 22 October 2021The R range for England is 1.0 to 1.2 and the growth rate range for England is +1% to +3% per day as of 22 October 2021. 15 October 2021The R range for England is 0.9 to 1.1 and the growth rate range for England is -1% to +2% per day as of 15 October 2021. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Appears More Than 90% Effective in Kids
Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group. The shots could begin in early November — with the first children in line fully protected by Christmas — if regulators give the go-ahead. Details of Pfizer’s study were posted online. The Food and Drug Administration was expected to post its independent review of the company’s safety and effectiveness data later in the day. Advisers to the FDA will pub...
Source: TIME: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Ukraine sees new record high in virus deaths, infections
Ukraine’s coronavirus infections and deaths have reached all-time highs for a second straight day, a growing challenge for the country where the share of vaccinated is one of Europe’s lowest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news