Coronavirus live news: research shows extent of mental health impact in Europe
Pan-European research showspsychiatric services across the continent reduced level of careWHO calls for moratorium on vaccine boosters to speed up global first dosesWhich countries are vaccinating minors against Covid?China shuts down transport routes as it battles worst outbreak in monthsStatus of some UK citizens vaccinated overseas not recognised by NHSArdern ’s popularity stumbles on New Zealand’s slow road to vaccination‘Fit and healthy’ British man who rejected vaccine dies of Covid10.51pmBSTTravellers to US will have to be vaccinated White House saysThe United States government is working on ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Harriet Grant (now) Mattha Busby Alex Mistlin and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus UK news China US news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Pfizer Covid vaccine: Four new suspected side effects of the vaccine reported
EVIDENCE continues to suggest the coronavirus vaccines have broken the link between infection and hospitalisation in the UK. Vaccine side effects are an abiding concern as more data comes to light, however. A new report published by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products has identified new suspected side effects in recipients of the Pfizer jab - have you spotted these? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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The Latest: Britain to expand vaccine to youths ages 16-17
The British government has accepted the advice of scientists to expand its coronavirus vaccination to youths ages 16 to 17 (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Average daily Covid cases have surpassed 90,000 for the first time since February
On Wednesday, the U.S. recorded 106,557 new cases of coronavirus with a seven-day rolling average of 90,576, a 283% increase from the 23,613 recorded three weeks ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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UK to roll out COVID-19 vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds
The U.K. plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds in the next few weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Obama curtails 60th birthday bash after delta variant surge
Former President Barack Obama has scaled down his 60th birthday bash due to the surge in the delta variant of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
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China's worst virus outbreak in a year grows, 1 city sealed
China’s worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic is underway. (Source: ABC News: Health)
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The risks and rewards of vaccinating UK children against Covid
Analysis: official advisers have called for jabs to be given to children aged 16 and 17 in a rethink of policyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageJust weeks ago, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommended that children over the age of 12 should only be vaccinated if they were extremely vulnerable or lived with someone at risk, citing concerns about an inflammatory heart condition linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech jab. Now the JCVI hastweaked that decision to allow children aged 16 and 17 to be routinely offered the vaccine.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Science UK news Children Infectious diseases Health Society Health policy Politics Public services policy Vaccines and immunisation Source Type: news

Nursing Homes Confront New Covid Outbreaks Amid Calls for Staff Vaccination Mandates
With the vaccinated elderly susceptible to breakthrough infections, inoculation of workers is becoming more urgent. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel and Reed Abelson Tags: Nursing Homes Disease Rates Shortages Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Labor and Jobs Deaths (Fatalities) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Wuhan Tests All Residents as Delta Variant Rages Where Pandemic Began
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- All 11 million residents of the city of Wuhan will be tested for COVID-19 after three locally transmitted cases were reported in the city on Monday, Chinese officials said Tuesday. The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Coronavirus and the social impacts of'long COVID' on people's lives in Great Britain: 7 April to 13 June 2021, ONS
Indicators from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey covering the period 7 April to 13 June 2021 to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people by their self-reported long COVID-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Enhanced Service Specification: phase 3 coronavirus vaccination, NHS England
Enhanced Service Specification to inform GP practices planning to support phase 3 of the COVID-19 vaccination deployment programme. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Fully Vaccinated Half As Likely To Catch Delta Covid Variant And Less Likely To Infect Others, Study Finds
There is a one in 13 chance unvaccinated people will get infected with Covid-19 if exposed to someone with the virus, the researchers found. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Blue Willow Biologics - 613948 - 08/03/2021
Unapproved New Drug Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 4, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread, Cabinet Office ( updated 4th August 2021)
Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus. 4 August 2021Edited get tested and self-isolate. The length of time 18 year olds who are a contact of a positive case will be exempt from self-isolation has changed from 4 months after their 18th birthday to 6 months after. 28 July 2021Added Gujarati translation. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance, DHSC (published 4th August 2021)
From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Private providers of coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, DHSC (updated 4th August 2021)
Lists of and information about private providers who have self-declared that they meet the government's minimum standards for the type of commercial COVID-19 testing service they offer. 4 August 2021Updated the general list of providers. 3 August 2021Updated the general list of providers. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Robinhood Stock Is Soaring. Cathie Wood May Be Right
Biden calls Delta-driven surge of coronavirus cases ‘largely preventable tragedy,’ Lyft turns profitable as demand increases, SEC’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Premier Job Mokgoro On Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccination in the North West Province
[Govt of SA] Mahikeng - North West Premier, Prof. Tebogo Job Mokgoro has encouraged residents to do walk-ins at different vaccination sites in the province and receive their jabs once registered and not wait for further communication on the date for vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Full Approval of Pfizer COVID Vaccine Could Come in September
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is speeding up its timetable for full approval of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, hoping to complete the process by early September. President Joe Biden said last week that he expected... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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China's spiraling Delta variant outbreak hits Wuhan, as country introduces mass travel restrictions
China's spiraling Delta variant outbreak has reached Wuhan, the original epicenter of the pandemic, prompting citywide coronavirus... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Regeneron Drug Approved to Help Prevent Severe COVID in Vulnerable After Exposure
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- A preventive monoclonal antibody injection for people at high risk for developing severe COVID-19 after exposure to the coronavirus has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The first dose of Regeneron's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday
Japan warned on Wednesday that coronavirus infections are surging at an unprecedented pace as new cases hit a record high in Tokyo, overshadowing the Olympics and adding to doubts over the government's handling of the pandemic. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Coronavirus infections steadily increased in LAUSD summer school, but numbers were small
Risk factors are difficult to evaluate in school settings, but rising numbers are likely to raise concerns for some. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Two delta-plus variant cases recorded in South Korea
South Korea has recorded two new cases of the delta-plus variant of the coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Here's how to keep your kids safe from the coronavirus Delta variant
It's possible to keep children safe from the new variants of coronavirus spreading fast acorss the US. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macao orders closure of entertainment venues, mass-testing
Macao authorities have ordered the closure of entertainment venues but not casinos, and coronavirus tests for its 600,000 residents, after the gambling city confirmed four new infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Experts Predict What The Next COVID-19 Variants Will Be Like
Unfortunately, delta won't be the end of new coronavirus strains. Here's what could happen in the future. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poll: Unvaccinated Fear Vaccine More Than Covid And Delta Variant
Unvaccinated Americans fear the Covid-19 vaccine more than the deadly Coronavirus itself and its rapidly spreading Delta variant, a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech business pharma Source Type: news

Uganda: Five Ways Health Teams Provided HIV Care in Lockdown
[The Conversation Africa] Uganda is currently in a partial country-wide lockdown. The "second wave" of coronavirus infections has been especially unforgiving. There is no household in Uganda I know of that has not been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social media posts are awash with reports of death. Hundreds of lives cut short in their prime. It is no longer a story about the elderly. The frequency of death announcements in the national newspapers is truly unprecedented. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Doctors Strike Amid Coronavirus Third Wave
[VOA] Abuja -- Doctors in Nigeria's state-run hospitals have walked off the job over what they call poor salaries, insurance, and facilities despite a third wave of coronavirus infections. Hospitals were already struggling to cope with the caseload and health authorities fear the strike, which began Monday, could overwhelm them and end up costing lives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Our Lives After the Coronavirus Pandemic!
[The Point] The new coronavirus pandemic is upending life as we know it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: vaccinated ‘three times less likely to test positive’; 220,000 children in England jabbed
Study suggests fully vaccinated less likely to pass virus on to others; more 16- and 17-year-olds in UKcould be given green light for vaccineChina shuts down transport routes as it battles worst outbreak in monthsStatus of some UK citizens vaccinated overseas not recognised by NHSArdern ’s popularity stumbles on New Zealand’s slow road to vaccinationDeath of Sydney man prompts calls for young people to get vaccinatedVaccinologist Barbie: Prof Sarah Gilbert honoured with a doll8.35amBSTTheUK government should “try a whole range” of incentives in order to encourage young people to take up the COVID ja...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alex Mistlin (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus UK news China US news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

UK children aged 16 and 17 expected to be offered Covid vaccine
Minister says JCVI experts to update advice ‘imminently’ on widening access to vaccine to more teenagersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid vaccines are expected to be offered to children in the UK aged 16 and 17, in line with many other countries, after a minister confirmed government experts will update their advice “imminently”.Michelle Donelan, the universities minister, said the government was expecting an announcement from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on widening access to the coronavirus vaccine to more teenagers.Continue readi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rowena Mason Deputy political editor Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation UK news Health Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology World news Science Source Type: news

Analysis: Delta variant upends politicians' COVID calculus
President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more contagious (Source: ABC News: Health)
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The network of stress-related states and depression and anxiety symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown - Hoffart A, Johnson SU, Ebrahimi OV.
BACKGROUND: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the social distancing protocols used to impede the spread of the virus may have severe mental health consequences. The purpose of this study was to investigate the network of components of pandemic-relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

English Study Finds 50-60% Reduced Risk of COVID for Double-Vaccinated English Study Finds 50-60% Reduced Risk of COVID for Double-Vaccinated
Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including those who are asymptomatic, a large English coronavirus prevalence study found on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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Coronavirus latest: New York auto show cancelled due to city’s new vaccination measures
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For subscribers: San Diego Zoo races to vaccinate lions, tigers and other vulnerable species as COVID surges
Five tigers now have the coronavirus. Zoo and Safari Park staff are vaccinating about 250 animals. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jonathan Wosen Source Type: news

SPORTS SELLOUTS: CDC gave NFL Alumni Association $3.5 million to push experimental covid "vaccines" on sports enthusiasts
(Natural News) It is being reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funneled millions of American taxpayer dollars into the coffers of the NFL Alumni Association to push experimental Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines” on sports lovers. According to U.S. Federal Procurement documents, the CDC slipped $3.5 million into the back pocket of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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IT'S ALL RIGGED: Facebook's "fact checkers" are funded by vaccine corporations
(Natural News) It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been paying attention that Facebook’s “fact checkers” are being paid off by vaccine corporations to censor the truth on social media about the dangers and ineffectiveness of Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines.” RT devoted an entire segment to an eye-opening tweet from Rep. Thomas... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Group starts petition against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in Ecuador
(Natural News) Ecuador’s Working Group Against COVID Vaccination Discrimination started a petition against mandatory vaccination in the country. The petition also seeks to prevent any form of discrimination against those who exercise their right to say no to the experimental coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. “This petition has been created as an urgent response to an almost... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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YouTube BANS Sky News Australia for questioning masks, lockdowns
(Natural News) YouTube banned news channel Sky News Australia for allegedly violating Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) misinformation guidelines. The channel’s temporary ban stemmed from videos questioning the effectiveness of face masks and lockdowns in stopping the spread of the highly infectious B16172 delta variant. The channel called the Google-owned video platform’s move an attack on press... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Pfizer, Moderna raise prices of their mRNA coronavirus vaccines to extract yet more profits from the pandemic
(Natural News) Vaccine makers Pfizer and Moderna raised the prices of their mRNA Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines in their latest European Union supply contracts. The price increases came as the EU faced disruptions in vaccine supply and the spread of the more infectious B16172 delta variant. Despite the higher prices charged by the two companies,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Australia considering COVID-19 vaccine passports and the segregation of society based on vaccination status
(Natural News) The state governments of Australia are currently debating whether to institute Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine passports within their jurisdictions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the federal government has no plans to mandate vaccinations or to make proof of vaccinations a requirement. He is leaving this matter up for the states to decide.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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At least half of new coronavirus infections now happening in vaccinated people as "vaccine failure" phenomenon worsens
(Natural News) Medical experts are warning that at least half of new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) infections now come from vaccinated individuals. They attribute these so-called “breakthrough cases” to what they describe as “injection failures.” Cardiologist and Baylor University Medical Center Vice Chief of Medicine Dr. Peter McCullough first pointed out that about 50 percent of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Fresno County summer youth camp suspended after rise in coronavirus cases
In the past few weeks, more than 15 people tested positive for the coronavirus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brittny Mejia Source Type: news

Vaccinologist Barbie: Prof Sarah Gilbert honoured with a doll
Co-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab hopes it will inspire young girls to enter Stem careersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageProf Sarah Gilbert has had quite a year. The co-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab has been made a dame, been given an emotional standing ovation at Wimbledon – and now a Barbie doll has been made in her honour.Gilbert, who led the development ofthe Covid vaccine at Oxford University, said she initially found the gesture “very strange” but hoped it would inspire young girls to work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem).Con...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson Tags: Vaccines and immunisation University of Oxford AstraZeneca Immunology Gender Coronavirus Science Higher education Medical research UK news Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: India braces for yet another surge in new cases
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Reportedly Hopes To Fully Approve Pfizer ’s Covid Vaccine By Labor Day
The Food and Drug Administration says it ’s engaged in an “all-hands-on-deck approach” to granting full approval to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joe Walsh, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news