Nigeria: Nigeria's Covid-19 Cases Rise By 126 to 58,324
[This Day] Nigeria has recorded 126 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 58,324 the number of confirmed cases in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 1m as India passes 6m cases
Travel between New Zealand and some states of Australia possible before end of the year;first virus death among asylum seekers in Greece; Follow the latest updatesGlobal deaths pass 996,000India passes 6m casesRegular ‘circuit breaker’ lockdowns ‘could help control Covid’Boris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresSee all our coronavirus coverage5.19amBSTIndias confirmed coronavirus tally reached 6 million cases on Monday, keeping the country second to the United States in number of reported cases since the pandemic began, AP reports.The Health Ministry on Monday reported 82,170 ne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Victoria reports 5 new Covid-19 cases as Melbourne lockdown eases
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How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors
Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget the UV lights. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Humidifiers Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Content Type: Service Ultraviolet Light Masks Education (K-12) Hazardous and Toxic Substances Windows Hospitals Hygiene and Cleanliness Cen Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Up to £10,000 fine for failure to self-isolate in England
New rules mean anyone in England who tests positive for coronavirus has a legal duty to self isolate. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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Coronavirus Live Updates: World Approaches One Million Deaths
The number of lives lost to the virus is nearing 1 million, and new hot spots keep emerging. The U.S., Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than half of the total. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Concern over clusters in French schools – as it happened
This blog is now closed. Follow the latest below:Coronavirus updates – live12.16amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 1m as India poised to pass 6m cases11.50pmBSTHello,Helen Sullivan joining you now. I ’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours.Get in touch onTwitter @helenrsullivan.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
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Minnesota mayor disputes harassment of COVID-19 survey team
The mayor of a southern Minnesota city is disputing state health department claims that a COVID-19 survey team was threatened there earlier this month (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Massachusetts Reports 594 New Coronavirus Cases, 13 Additional Deaths
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How Many Have Died From Coronavirus? 8 Problems With Covid-19 Death Counts
The worldwide death count from Covid-19 coronavirus is around one million. The U. S. has at least a fifth of those deaths at over 200,000. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Coronavirus Risk Factors Among Veterans
Risk factors for coronavirus among veterans, and what society needs to do to protect them. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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The Latest: Jewish celebrations amid coronavirus limits
Jewish communities across the U.S. are celebrating the holiest day on their calendar within the limitations of the coronavirus, with virtual services and in-person worship with restrictions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK market flooded with inadequate Covid tests, experts suggest
Lack of clear rules about certification standards may be allowing manufacturers to sell tests based on poor or dodgy dataCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageInadequate tests for Covid-19, based on poor or dodgy data, are proliferating in the UK because there are no clear rules on what companies have to prove before they can sell them, experts believe.The Royal Statistical Society (RSS)has set up a working group to investigate and draw up guidelines for the companies making the tests and those who assess them and buy them. The organisation says there are “concerns about a lack of basic st...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science UK news Source Type: news

The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication
Masks are as much a part of the new school year as books and pencils while classes resume during the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trust becomes the first to record 1,000 covid-19 deaths
University Hospitals Birmingham FT has become the first trust to record more than 1,000 deaths from covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, new data has revealed. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The two surprising first symptoms of COVID explained - and it’s not the ‘classic’ three
COVID symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste - all of which require the UK public to get a free coronavirus test. But the two very first signs of COVID-19 infection have now been revealed - and it's none of the 'classic' three. Should you consider self-isolating? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Kills More Americans Every Week Than All Radiation Deaths In World History
Every week of September, more Americans died from Covid-19 than died from radiation in all of world history, including WWII. But low level radiation is a great treatment for Covid. So fear of radiation is preventing saving people ’s lives and not enough fear of Covid is killing the most people of all (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: James Conca, Contributor Tags: Energy /energy Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Prince Charles warns virus may devastate students' futures
Prince Charles has warned that up to 1 million young people in Britain may need “urgent help’’ to protect their futures from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: three more Welsh counties face local lockdowns; concern over clusters at French schools
Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan face further measures; Le Monde reports32% of outbreaks in France found in schools or universitiesRegular ‘circuit breaker’ lockdowns ‘could help control Covid’Minister refuses to guarantee students will be home for ChristmasBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresAustralia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’See all our coronavirus coverage2.50pmBSTInMarseille,a coronavirus hotspot, the city ’s top flight football team has been given a government order to play behind closed doors. InGerma...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ben Quinn (now); Archie Bland and Helen Davidson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Ontario and Quebec
The Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) expires on Sunday, ending the income support program the federal government rolled out during the COVID-19 pandemic to help people with payouts of up to $2,000 a month. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge
Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Britain's failure to learn the hard lessons of its first Covid surge is a disaster | William Hanage
Despite now having evidence that test and trace is the only way to fight the virus, the UK has lost control at the crucial moment• Dr William Hanage is professor of the evolution and epidemiology of infectious disease at HarvardBritain is in the grip of an extraordinarily dangerous outbreak of forgetfulness. During the spring, more than50,000 people died – far more than the yearly total for any flu outbreak in living memory. Deaths are, sadly, an expected outcome of any pandemic. But this experience is also an opportunity to learn – assuming governments are willing to do so.Since the first outbreaks of Cov...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: William Hanage Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Health policy Science US news UK news Boris Johnson Politics Source Type: news

Fauci Sees Covid-19 Vaccines For Different Patients With Five In Final-Stage U.S. Trials
With four vaccines against Covid-19 in the final stage of U. S. clinical trials and a fifth on its way next month, Dr. Anthony Fauci sees the potential for vaccines to hold promise in some patient populations better than others. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech business pharma Source Type: news

Why The Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Are Taking A Long Time
The whole world is waiting for a Covid-19 vaccine. Why does it take so many months to get results we can trust? Short answer: we just can't speed this up. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

White House: 100 million coronavirus vaccines could be ready in October
(Natural News) As many as 100 million coronavirus vaccines could be ready for distribution as early as October, according to the White House. Speaking to reporters on Sept. 17, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said that the initial tranche of 100 million vaccines would be sent to individuals with the highest risk of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Israel becomes first developed country to enter second nationwide lockdown
(Natural News) On Friday, Sept.11, Israel’s government announced that it was entering into a second lockdown nationwide, becoming the first developed country to do so in the process. The lockdown comes as the government struggle’s to contain a fresh outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) that has battered the economy and divided the nation. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Leftist professor suspended after wishing Trump supporters would catch COVID-19 and die
(Natural News) A professor from Marshall University in West Virginia was suspended after admitting she hoped that supporters of President Donald Trump would catch the coronavirus and die before the Nov. 3 presidential elections. The university placed assistant professor Jennifer Mosher on administrative leave and announced an investigation on the matter. The move came after footage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Are you drinking too much during this coronavirus pandemic?
CORONAVIRUS has had people cooped up in their homes more than ever this year. Some had to shield, others needed to self-isolate, then there was lockdown. Is the nation turning to the bottle to cope this year? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under 'painful' virus lockdown
The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, is taking place in a nation already under a sweeping coronavirus lockdown (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Former Lebanese FM, president's son-in-law, has coronavirus
A former Lebanese foreign minister and son-in-law of President Michel Aoun has tested positive for the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Africa: Why Covid-19 Makes Internet Access More Urgent Than Ever
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Progress on making the internet accessible has been far too slow, with just over half the world connected today (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco faces down COVID spread with tough rules
With air and sea borders closed for months and eight cities barring people from entering or leaving, Morocco has been pulling out the stops to stanch the spread of coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Africa: Intercontinental Energy Forum to Discuss Post-Covid Challenges
[IPS] Mexico City -- The economic recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy, the gas situation, regulations and investment; mobility and transport, as well as new technologies and the progress of the Paris Agreement will be discussed at the Madrid Energy Conference from 28 September to 2 October. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Covid vaccine tracker: when will a coronavirus vaccine be ready?
More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Here is their progressResearchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, withmore than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO).Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Niko Kommenda and Frank Hulley-Jones Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

A little engineering, a lot of customer service: What it will take to fix COVID-19 test lineups
Long lineups and even longer waits for test results have both public health experts and people from the business world wondering why Canada can't come up with a better and more consistent user experience when it comes to COVID-19 testing. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Observes Maritime Sector Role in Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery
[Dalsan Radio] With its key location along main international shipping routes and 3,300 kilometres of coastline, Somalia's potential as a key maritime player came to the fore recently as it marked World Maritime Day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Leader of India Says Country ’s Vaccine Industry Will ‘Help All Humanity’
A study offered an explanation for children ’s ability to fight off the virus. The lockdown in Melbourne, Australia, is being further eased. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

The Latest: India's daily cases continue downward trend
India has registered 88,600 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours in a declining trend with recoveries exceeding daily infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Cal State Long Beach campus announces quarantine
All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19 and all in-person instruction will be halted for two weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Friendly interactions with Chinese people reduced COVID-19 prejudice
(University of East Anglia) A new study finds that friendly interactions with Chinese people reduced Covid-19 prejudice as the virus hit the UK back in February. At the time, opinion polls suggested that one in three Brits already saw the virus as a personal threat and the British press were reporting a rise in hate crimes towards Chinese people.Researchers studied how UK residents felt towards the Chinese community as the pandemic reached our shores, and how these feelings might relate to British support for anti-Chinese policies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Covid-19 in Arizona: Ducey says state will remain open, prepare for fall
Gov. Doug Ducey emphasized his commitment to keeping the state open in a “safe and healthy way” during a news conference this week, with no current plans for “dramatic changes” to be made despite “a gradual rise in cases.” “Arizona’s economy is open, Arizona’s educational institutions are open, Arizona’s tourism institutions are open,” the second-t erm Republican said. “The expectation is that they are going to remain open.” The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 27, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kiara Quaranta Source Type: news

L.A. County sees no post-Labor Day spike in coronavirus numbers
L.A. County reports an average of 1,074 new daily cases for the week ending Sept. 25, compared with 1,176 for the week ending Sept. 5. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Deborah Netburn Source Type: news

Coronavirus live updates: global death toll nears 1m, Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions
France records more than 14,000 new Covid cases; Colombia passes 800,000 infections; Saudi Arabia plans to resume tourist visas by early 2021. Follow latest updatesBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresAustralia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of Covid deaths in MassachusettsWhy dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friendSee all our coronavirus coverage12.35amBSTCovid-19 has had far-reaching impacts all around the world – including on how defence forces operate.Australia ’s defence minister, Linda Reynolds, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

Adequate Vitamin D Levels Cuts Risk Of Dying From Covid-19 In Half, Study Finds
Are you getting enough vitamin D? It could help protect you from an adverse Covid-19 outcome. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marla Milling, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Study Suggests Reduced Mortality Risk For Covid-19 May Be Associated With Adequate Vitamin D Levels
Are you getting enough vitamin D? Research suggests it could help protect you from an adverse Covid-19 outcome, though more study is needed. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marla Milling, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Documents reveal meatpacking industry, USDA colluded to downplay coronavirus risks to workers
(Natural News) Documents published Sept. 14 revealed that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the meatpacking industry worked together to brush off coronavirus risks on workers. Non-government groups Public Citizen and American Oversight managed to obtain these through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The documents obtained by both groups revealed that a leading lobby... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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China’s attempt to steer coronavirus narrative through drama series backfires
(Natural News) A new television drama about China’s response to the coronavirus pandemic drew flak on Chinese social media, amid efforts by the Chinese central government to steer the narrative about its handling of the pandemic. The 14-episode propaganda series “Heroes in Harm’s Way” was part of the government’s push to promote its success in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Coronavirus takes wrenching toll on Orange County Latinos who have no choice but to work
The heavily Latino cities of Santa Ana and Anaheim have coronavirus positive test rates significantly higher than the overall rate in Orange County. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Cindy Carcamo, Soudi Jim énez Source Type: news

Over five lakh PPEs being manufactured per day in India, says Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
The Union Health Minister further said that India has conducted around 7 crore tests for COVID-19 and the recovery rate is improving. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news