Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer suggests he would back tougher measures; Japan's Covid second wave linked to rise in suicides
India begins world ’s biggest Covid vaccination programmeGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleUK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enterGerman vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesFor all our coronavirus coverage2.38pmGMT2.26pmGMTThe Guardian ’s wealth correspondent,Rupert Neate, has written on the problem which is exercising the minds of the obscenely rich. How does one keep one ’s superyacht Covid-free?It is a problem not many us have to consider: how to ensure yourmultimillion dollar superyacht remains a coronavirus-free zone despite tak...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now) and Matilda Boseley and Michael McGowan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes milestone as Emirates cancels Australian flights
Global coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million people;UK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enter;German vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesBrazil rushes to save premature babies as Covid swamps hospitalsVaccine passports: what are they and do they pose a danger to privacy?US suffers bleak January as Covid rages and vaccination campaign falters‘At the coalface’: what the Australian expert in WHO’s Covid mission in China hopes to find12.44amGMTHere ’s our story on a grim landmark. The world has now passed 2m deaths from Covid-19.“Our world has ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy
The President-elect aims to set up 100 mass vaccination clinics by late February and use FEMA to mobilize thousands of workers to give vaccines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 16, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

More Transmissible Variant Could Dominate by March, CDC Warns More Transmissible Variant Could Dominate by March, CDC Warns
Modeling predicts the US will see rapid growth of a highly transmissible new strain of SARS-CoV-2 first detected in the UK.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

White House Being Deep Cleaned Before Inauguration White House Being Deep Cleaned Before Inauguration
Because of COVID-19 outbreaks that occurred at White House events under President Donald Trump, the federal government is spending more than $200,000 to deep clean the presidential home.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Africa: No Country Is an Island - Collective Approach to Covid-19 Vaccines Is the Only Way to Go
[The Conversation Africa] As countries across the world begin to purchase and roll out COVID-19 vaccines, a key question is how far the vaccine is from reaching Africa and how accessible it will be for the continent. Moina Spooner, Commissioning Editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Mosoka Fallah, an expert on infectious diseases, to provide his insights. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Biden's Federal Boost to Vaccine Rollout Is Critical to Speeding Inoculations Biden's Federal Boost to Vaccine Rollout Is Critical to Speeding Inoculations
President-elect Joe Biden's plan to boost the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, including by spending $20 billion to create mass vaccination centers, should help speed up putting shots into the arms of millions of Americans, experts and officials told Reuters.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says
At the beginning of December 2020, COVID-19 cases in counties with in-person schooling were similar to the rates in counties with only virtual classes, CDC researchers wrote in the MMWR.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Convalescent Plasma Reduced COVID-19 Deaths, Study Says Convalescent Plasma Reduced COVID-19 Deaths, Study Says
A new study shows that transfusions from recovered COVID-19 patients that contained high antibody levels reduced the number of deaths among hospitalized patients.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

UK Covid: Boris Johnson says all travellers to UK must show negative coronavirus test from Monday - as it happened
This live blog is now closed.For the latest coronavirus updates from around the world, head over to our global blog65% of English NHS trusts exceeded first wave peak for patients‘I cry on the train home’: London medics fighting for Covid patientsWales to introduce new risk assessments for shops and workplacesRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsGlobal coronavirus updates – live6.16pmGMTThat ’s all from me for today. You can continue to follow our coverage of the coronavirus pandemic over on the global live blog, where the news has just broken that a tragic global milesto...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell (now) and Kevin Rawlinson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Biden Chooses Ex FDA Chief Kessler to Help Lead US  Vaccine Drive Biden Chooses Ex FDA Chief Kessler to Help Lead US  Vaccine Drive
US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen David Kessler, the ex-head of the FDA, to help lead the COVID-19 vaccine push, his transition team said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in US Spawns a New Set of Problems Expanded Vaccine Rollout in US Spawns a New Set of Problems
The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive
In Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina, less than 2% of the population had received its first dose of a vaccine at the start of the week, according to data from the states and the CDC.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated 5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated
' I honestly don't think I'll ever go without a mask at work again,'said Dr Eugenia South, faculty director of the Urban Health Lab in Philadelphia.'I don't think I'll ever feel safe doing that. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How to care for people with Covid at home
As coronavirus cases rise across the UK, here are steps to take if someone falls ill in your householdCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWith roughlyone in 30 Londoners testing positive for coronavirus, and other areas of the country experiencing rapid rises in cases, there ’s a fair chance that someone in your household may become infected at some point.The growing burden on hospitals may also meanmore patients being discharged early, leaving other household members to pick up their care.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Coronavirus UK news Carers Infectious diseases Medical research Social care World news Source Type: news

Eliminating Hepatitis by 2030: HHS Releases New Strategic Plan Eliminating Hepatitis by 2030: HHS Releases New Strategic Plan
In an effort to counteract alarming trends in rising hepatitis infections, the HHS has developed and released its Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan 2021-2025.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Moderna Needs More Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Moderna Needs More Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials
Moderna probably will not have clinical trial results anytime soon on how its COVID-19 vaccine affects children and adolescents, according to the company CEO and a federal official.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Delicate COVID Vaccines Slow Rollout Delicate COVID Vaccines Slow Rollout
The short shelf life raises the stakes by forcing clinicians to anticipate the exact number of doses they'll need each day. If they don't get it right, precious stores of vaccine may go to waste.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Diclofenac mitigates virulence of multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Archives of microbiology 202(10): 2751-2760.
In conclusion, diclofenac can be used in combination with antibiotics as anti-virulence agent against MDR-MRSA which will enhance the ability of immune system to eradicate infection. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Now we have the coronavirus vaccine, how soon can we get back to normal life?
The government has ordered sufficient doses to inoculate the entire population of the UK against Covid-19 but we are in for a long haulCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen will the Covid-19 vaccine begin to have an effect on the nation?The government has pledged to offer vaccines to 15 million people – the over-70s, healthcare workers and those required to shield by mid-February, and millions more by spring. This should slowly bring the virus under control although it will take many weeks before we can be sure the vaccine is having an effect. Numbers of daily cases of Covid-19 may dr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Health Science UK news Society Source Type: news

Exscientia Receives A $4.2 Million Grant From The Gates Foundation To Develop New Medicines And Treatments For Infectious Diseases
Based in Oxford, U.K., Exscientia designs and discovers new drugs using artificial intelligence, and received a $4.2 million grant company received recently from the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marija Butkovic, Contributor Tags: ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Tuberculosis Kills As Many People Each Year As COVID-19. It ’ s Time We Found a Better Vaccine
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Tuberculosis Kills As Many People Each Year As COVID-19. It’s Time We Found a Better Vaccine appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations tuberculosis Source Type: news

New year, new outbreak: China rushes to vaccinate 50 million as holiday looms
Drive to immunise 3.5% of the population in weeks comes ahead of the lunar new year festival and as three major cities are locked downCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAt a Shenzhen hospital, 21-year-old airport worker Wang Shuyue lines up to receive her second shot.“I feel it’s safe because so many people around the country have taken the vaccine so there shouldn’t be any major problems,” she tells the Guardian. “I think it should be effective otherwise there wouldn’t be so many people taking it.”Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson in Taipei and Michael Standaert in Shenzhen Tags: Global health China Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Society Science Global development Source Type: news

UK Covid live: PM's plans for school testing in disarray; Wales introduces testing for international arrivals
Decision raises questions about proposed full return of England ’s schools in February; passengers arriving in Wales must prove negative testRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againUK heads for double-dip recession as GDP falls 2.6%UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantGlobal coronavirus updates – live10.38amGMTTheSupreme Court has “substantially allowed” an appeal brought by theFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA) in a landmark £1.2bn legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Toothbrush Disinfection May Protect Against COVID-19 Toothbrush Disinfection May Protect Against COVID-19
Brazilian dentists propose a protocol for toothbrush disinfection as a measure to limit SARS-CoV-2 transmission in communal spaces.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts
An estimated 5 million people could be headed toward a long-COVID diagnosis and their care is unclear. Investigators studying viral infection and chronic fatigue have ideas for rehabilitation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Feds Plead for Greater Use of Monoclonal Antibodies to Fight COVID Feds Plead for Greater Use of Monoclonal Antibodies to Fight COVID
The US Department of Health and Human Services is supporting three infusion sites but gave no indication it would offer any other assistance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 pandemic in brazil has overwhelmed its health systems
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) An analysis of the first 250,000 patients admitted to hospital with coronavirus reveals a high mortality and inequities in the quality of healthcare across regions (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Brotman Baty Institute's Helen Chu named 'Washingtonian the Year'
(Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine) SEATTLE (January 15, 2021) - A University of Washington physician and professor, whose team of researchers identified the first case of the coronavirus in the United States, has been named " Washingtonian of the Year. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

USC study measures brain volume differences in people with HIV
(Keck School of Medicine of USC) With access to treatment, HIV has become a lifelong chronic condition for the majority of 38 million people living with it. Understanding how it affects the brain over time is increasingly important for improving both treatment and quality of life. A new study of brain scans of 1,203 HIV-infected adults across 5 continents found that with people with lower white blood cell counts also had less brain volume in the hippocampus and thalamus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

National consortium to study the threats of new SARS-CoV-2 variants
(UK Research and Innovation) A new national research project to study the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2 will be launched with £ 2.5 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation. The 'G2P-UK' National Virology Consortium will study how mutations in the virus affect key outcomes such as how transmissible it is, the severity of COVID-19 it causes, and the effectiveness of vaccines and treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NIH scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient--taurine--that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn). The finding, published in the journalCell by scientists from five institutes of the National Institutes of Health, could aid efforts seeking alternatives to antibiotics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

DNA test can quickly identify pneumonia in patients with severe COVID-19, aiding faster treatment
(University of Cambridge) Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in COVID-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation than non-COVID-19 patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UK records 1,248 deaths – as it happened
This blog is now closed. We ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Coronavirus news – live11.58pmGMTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: hospitals in Brazilian state at breaking point amid oxygen shortage; global deaths near 2m11.28pmGMTThe hospital system in the Amazon city of Manaus is collapsing from a second wave of Covid-19 and it is running out of oxygen, Brazilian health minister Eduardo Pazuello has said.Speaking on a webcast with presidentJair Bolsonaro at his side, Pazuello said the city ’s hospitals were short of ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Alexandra Topping, Lucy Campbell, Damien Gayle and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news US news UK news Infectious diseases Science Africa Europe Asia Pacific Source Type: news

The Next Likely COVID-19 Vaccine Has Its Advantages The Next Likely COVID-19 Vaccine Has Its Advantages
Pending phase 3 results and emergency use approval, the Johnson& Johnson/Janssen vaccine could significantly boost availability of vaccine doses against SARS-CoV-2.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer
Data from two prospective studies point to an association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and the risk of glioma in adults, suggesting that reducing exposure could provide an avenue to modify glioma risk, the researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: curfew in Brazil's largest state after surge in fatalities; record deaths in Sweden
Claims an entire hospital wing of patients dies in Manaus after oxygen supply ran out;Sweden ’s death toll goes past 10,000Greece presses case for vaccine passports but other EU states waryCovid vaccines and immunity: does past infection help?China records first Covid death since May as WHO team arrives in WuhanUp to 1m Hindus gather in India as festival goes ahead amid Covid fearsSee all our coronavirus coverage8.51pmGMTSeriously ill Covid patients are being transferred from overstretched UK capital London hospitals to intensive care units almost 300 miles away in Newcastle, the Guardian can reveal.The crisis engulf...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Alexandra Topping, Lucy Campbell, Damien Gayle and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news US news UK news Infectious diseases Science Africa Europe Asia Pacific Source Type: news

Apps to Let Travelers, Others Show COVID-19 Status Apps to Let Travelers, Others Show COVID-19 Status
With tourism and other economic sectors largely shuttered by the pandemic, countries are eagerly looking at alternatives to travel restrictions and quarantine to safely reopen their borders.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Has Record 4327 COVID Deaths in One Day US Has Record 4327 COVID Deaths in One Day
The daily average of deaths over 7 days is now 3299, compared with just under 700 four months ago, according to the COVID Tracking Project.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Nurse Wins $1 Million in Lottery COVID-19 Nurse Wins $1 Million in Lottery
"Just seeing some of the things that I've had to see, I am very thankful. I had been praying for something to help me with this situation. It really is a great thing. I'm very blessed."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Experts remain divided over merits of mass Covid tests in schools
Analysis: some say lateral flow tests could help cut outbreaks, but others argue they offer false reassuranceRegulator refuses to approve mass Covid testing at schools in EnglandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has put mass testing for coronavirusat the heart of his strategy to reopen schools after the lockdown. It is a controversial strategy that has divided scientists. Some believe mass testing can help reduce outbreaks at schools, while others argue it could make matters worse by giving teachers and pupils false reassurance.Mass testing relies o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Coronavirus Health Health policy Schools Infectious diseases Medical research Education UK news Society Source Type: news

California Counties Beg for Vaccine as Eligibility Expands California Counties Beg for Vaccine as Eligibility Expands
Los Angeles County said it couldn't immediately provide them because it hasn't yet inoculated health care workers, who have first crack at the vaccine.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 in Children: Weekly Cases Trending Downward COVID-19 in Children: Weekly Cases Trending Downward
The US now has a rate of 3055 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 children in the population, the report shows, with 31 states above that figure and 14 states reporting rates above 4500 per 100,000 children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news