US refuses to join international effort to develop Covid-19 vaccine
Decision is ‘real blow’ to Covax project, expert saysWhite House blames stance on role of WHO and ChinaThe US government has said that it will not participate in a global initiative to develop, manufacture and equitably distribute a vaccine for Covid-19 because the effort is co-led by the World Health Organization.TheCovid-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility (Covax) is a plan developed by the WHO, along with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and is meant to accelerate the development and testing of a vaccine and work toward distributing it equally. The WHOannounc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Aratani in New York Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Vaccines and immunisation Science Infectious diseases Donald Trump US news Source Type: news

Facts about vaccines and what people need to know
Vaccines save lives. That's the message Dr. Priya Sampathkumar, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, wants the public to know. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Sampathkumar says it is doubly important that everyone get a flu vaccine. While getting a flu vaccine won't protect against COVID-19, flu vaccines have been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 2, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

High Mortality Rates Reported in Large COVID-19 Study High Mortality Rates Reported in Large COVID-19 Study
Research including more than 11,000 adults with COVID-19 from 245 hospitals across the United States provides a'real-time, real-world'look at comorbidities, mechanical ventilation rates, and death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Often Undiagnosed in Frontline Hospital Workers COVID-19 Often Undiagnosed in Frontline Hospital Workers
A high proportion of COVID-19 infections among US healthcare personnel appear to go undetected, according to a report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the CDC.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Primary, Not Only, Cause of 94% of Deaths COVID-19 Primary, Not Only, Cause of 94% of Deaths
The vast majority had conditions such as respiratory failure, blood clots, and stroke, which can be caused by the coronavirus itself. Others had underlying diseases that may have been preexisting conditions.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Most US States Reject Trump Administration's New COVID-19 Testing Guidance Most US States Reject Trump Administration's New COVID-19 Testing Guidance
A majority of US states have rejected new Trump administration COVID-19 testing guidance in an extraordinary rebuke of the nation's top agency for disease prevention.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

EU Offers 400 Mln Euros to WHO-Led COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative EU Offers 400 Mln Euros to WHO-Led COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative
The European Commission said on Monday that it would contribute to an initiative led by the World Health Organization to buy COVID-19 vaccines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How Common Cold Viruses Are Being Used in Vaccines From Russia, China How Common Cold Viruses Are Being Used in Vaccines From Russia, China
The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China's CanSino Biologics and Russia's Gamaleya Institute have been studied for decades, but are still not widely used.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Scientists See Downsides to Top COVID-19 Vaccines From Russia, China Scientists See Downsides to Top COVID-19 Vaccines From Russia, China
High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their effectiveness, some experts say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Face Mask Sales Soar as Swedes Eye Potential Guideline Change Face Mask Sales Soar as Swedes Eye Potential Guideline Change
Sweden is seeing a spike in demand for face masks, several drug stores said, ahead of a possible U-turn by the authorities, who have so far doubted their effectiveness in fighting the spread of the new coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

GSK, Partner Vir Join Race to Find COVID-19 Antibody Treatment GSK, Partner Vir Join Race to Find COVID-19 Antibody Treatment
GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stage COVID-19 patients, entering the race to find a winner in a promising class of antiviral drugs to combat the pandemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Can Wipe Out Health Care Progress in Short Order: WHO COVID-19 Can Wipe Out Health Care Progress in Short Order: WHO
More than 90% of countries have seen ordinary health services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with major gains in medical care attained over decades vulnerable to being wiped out in a short period, a WHO survey showed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Japan's Tripling of Coronavirus Tests Unlikely to Improve Fight, Experts Say Japan's Tripling of Coronavirus Tests Unlikely to Improve Fight, Experts Say
Japan's plan to more than triple its coronavirus testing is unlikely to improve its fight against the outbreak without an overhaul in the test approval process, which has kept daily coronavirus-testing well below capacity, experts say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How a $13 Device Is Helping Delhi Fight the Coronavirus How a $13 Device Is Helping Delhi Fight the Coronavirus
Twice a day, New Delhi health worker Kamal Kumari receives a flurry of WhatsApp messages from coronavirus patients, containing either a two-digit reading from a tiny medical device or a photo of its glowing display.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

German minister spat at and verbally abused at Covid protest
Jens Spahn subjected to shouts of ‘shame’ and ‘gay pig’ as he confronts crowdCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany ’s health minister was jeered, spat at and targeted by homophobic abuse as the countrywide protests of a vocal minority of people against coronavirus restrictions has taken on an increasingly aggressive tone.The Conservative politician Jens Spahn, a key figure in Germany ’s handling of the pandemic, on Saturday tried to confront a crowd of protesters outside an event ahead of local elections in North-Rhine Westphalia.Continue reading... (S...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Philip Oltermann in Berlin Tags: Germany Europe World news Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Development of COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 expands into US Phase III clinical trial across all adult age groups
AZD1222 development expanded into a Phase III clinical trial in the US to assess its safety, efficacy and immunogenicity.1) The US trial, called D8110C00001, is funded by the Biomedical Advanced Development Authority (BARDA), part of the office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and led by AstraZeneca. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

Uganda: Government Tasked to Address Policy Barriers in HIV Fight
[Monitor] The Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) and human rights activists have appealed to government to address policy and legal barriers limiting active involvement of young people in HIV/Aids fight. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HIV Life Expectancy and Long-term Outlook
Title: HIV Life Expectancy and Long-term OutlookCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet HIV General)
Source: MedicineNet HIV General - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for first HIV-1/HIV-2 Qualitative Test on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems in the fight against HIV/AIDS
Basel, 1 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the cobas ® HIV-1/HIV-2 Qualitative Test for use on the fully automated cobas® 6800/8800 Systems in the U.S. The test provides healthcare professionals with a single result to confirm HIV diagnosis and differentiate HIV-1 and HIV-2, an important distinction needed to identify appropriate treatment options.“Roche is committed to improving diagnostic technologies in the fight against HIV/AIDS,” said Thomas Schinecker, CEO Roche Diagnostics. “Being able to reliably determi...
Source: Roche Media News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for first HIV-1/HIV-2 Qualitative Test on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems in the fight against HIV/AIDS
Basel, 1 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the cobas ® HIV-1/HIV-2 Qualitative Test for use on the fully automated cobas® 6800/8800 Systems in the U.S. The test provides healthcare professionals with a single result to confirm HIV diagnosis and differentiate HIV-1 and HIV-2, an important distinction needed to identify appropriate treatment options.“Roche is committed to improving diagnostic technologies in the fight against HIV/AIDS,” said Thomas Schinecker, CEO Roche Diagnostics. “Being able to reliably determi...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

White House Announces 2022 R & D Budget Priorities
On August 14, 2020, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), issued its annual science and technology priorities memorandum. The document guides federal agency priority-setting in the coming budget cycle. The directive identified public health security and innovation, industrial leadership, national security, energy and environmental leadership, and space exploration as priorities for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget. The Administration’s memo asserts that the federal government “serves as a catalyst for innovation by investing i...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 1, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Face shields, masks with valves ineffective against COVID-19 spread
(American Institute of Physics) As countries experience a steep surge in COVID-19 infections, face masks have become increasingly accepted as an effective means for combating the spread of the disease when combined with social distancing and frequent hand-washing. Increasingly people are using clear plastic face shields and masks with exhalation valves instead of regular cloth or surgical masks, since they can be more comfortable. In a paper published in Physics of Fluids, researchers investigate whether they are as effective. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Scent-sensing cells have a better way to fight influenza
(Duke University) Smell receptors that line the nose get hit by Influenza B just like other cells, but they are able to clear the infection without dying. A new Duke University paper in Cell Reports reveals not only the cells' successful strategy against viral infection, but also the diversity of immune responses from one kind of cell to another. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Detecting small amounts of virus in early infections
(American Institute of Physics) Diagnostic devices that are used at home or in doctors' offices are often not sensitive enough to detect small amounts of a virus that might be present in samples from asymptomatic patients, which can occur in early stage COVID-19. In Biomicrofluidics, scientists report a membrane-based invention that can concentrate the virus content of a sample of urine or saliva, allowing it to be detected. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine
(American College of Physicians) Fecal aerosol from pluming system may be to blame for COVID-19 spread in China high-rise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Minimal SARS-CoV-2 diversity suggests a global vaccine is feasible
(Walter Reed Army Institute of Research) Genetic analysis of sequences from more than 27,000 individuals infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 reveals that the virus has mutated minimally since December 2019, suggesting one vaccine would be sufficient to combat global infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New York and California may have already achieved herd immunity -- Ben-Gurion U. researcher
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Prof. Last of the BGU Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering, presented these finding virtually at the Artificial Intelligence and the Coronavirus workshop at the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME) on August 26. He has been analyzing health data for the past 20 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Unravelling mother to baby transmission of Zika virus
(Frontiers) Researchers have discovered that when a pregnant mother is infected by Zika virus, it can remain in the placenta for months, causing damage that can be dangerous to the fetus. These findings advance our understanding of mother to baby transmission and provide the groundwork for the future development of drugs and vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Sudan
On 9 August 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan notified WHO of the detection of a (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Dear Commissioner Hahn: Tell the Truth or Resign Dear Commissioner Hahn: Tell the Truth or Resign
I'm writing because I'm gravely concerned about your leadership of the FDA. Your statements in recent days has led to a crisis in confidence and has left you with two choices to do the right thing.Medscape (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

The Latest: Fauci: Labor Day weekend key for US virus fight
The U.S. federal government’s top infectious disease expert says Labor Day weekend will be key in determining whether the U.S. gets a “running start” at containing the coronavirus this fall (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fauci Says Vaccine Might Be Ready by Late 2020 Fauci Says Vaccine Might Be Ready by Late 2020
Fauci says a coronavirus vaccine might be ready by the end of this year, but he warned that availability will not be widespread at first.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 Appears Unlikely to Pass Through Breast Milk SARS-CoV-2 Appears Unlikely to Pass Through Breast Milk
Breast milk is an unlikely source of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from mothers to infants, according to data from case reports and breast milk samples from 18 women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

HIV Patients Don't Have Worse Outcome After MI With Cardiogenic Shock HIV Patients Don't Have Worse Outcome After MI With Cardiogenic Shock
Outcomes of myocardial infarction-cardiogenic shock (AMI-CS) in patients with HIV but without AIDS are no worse than in patients without HIV, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

' You'll Always Be Right Upstairs'' You'll Always Be Right Upstairs '
An EMT cherishes the fact that her sister is just a few feet away, on the COVID floor of the hospital.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Accuracy of Rapid COVID-19 Tests Is Unclear Accuracy of Rapid COVID-19 Tests Is Unclear
It is not enough evidence to prove point-of-care COVID-19 tests are accurate, according to a research review published on Wednesday by the Cochrane Library.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

New Tool Could Help Limit COVID-19 Spread During Sporting Events New Tool Could Help Limit COVID-19 Spread During Sporting Events
A new web-based tool could help event organizers limit disease spread as they begin to resume large gatherings for endurance sports, according to the committee that created the tool.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Severe or Fatal COVID-19 Very Rare in Children, Study Finds Severe or Fatal COVID-19 Very Rare in Children, Study Finds
Children and young people are far less likely than adults to get severe cases of COVID-19 infection, and death from the pandemic disease among children is exceptionally rare, according to UK research published on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Henny Beaumont on schools reopening in a pandemic — cartoon
Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Henny Beaumont Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Schools Education UK news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Should Not Cause Neglect of HIV/Aids
[AIM] Maputo -- The Executive Secretary of Mozambique's National AIDS Council (CNCS), Francisco Mbofana, warned on Monday that, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the health authorities and the public at large must step up the campaigns against HIV/AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Med Students'Feel Very Behind' Because of Disruptions in Training Med Students'Feel Very Behind' Because of Disruptions in Training
Over the space of less than two weeks, medical students in"pretty much the entire country" transitioned from seeing patients in person to learning online.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

FDA Expands Remdesivir Use for All COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients FDA Expands Remdesivir Use for All COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients
An earlier emergency use authorization from May allowed the drug to be used only for patients with severe COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

One Dose Of Coronavirus Vaccine Likely Won ’ t Be Enough; ‘ We ’ re Looking At Double Shots ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Source Type: news

Beyond Microcephaly: Zika-Affected Children Near School Age Beyond Microcephaly: Zika-Affected Children Near School Age
Following up with those born to women infected with Zika while pregnant is now more important than ever, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Natpharm Allays ARVs Shortage Fears
[The Herald] Natpharm has assured Zimbabweans on second regimen antiretroviral treatment that the current stocks which are low will be expeditiously replenished. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

When politicians cite Covid-19 statistics, they may be wrong – it doesn't mean the numbers are | David Spiegelhalter
Statisticians would welcome an inquiry into their role in this crisis – they have done a good jobDavid Spiegelhalter is the author of The Art of Statistics“Sooner or later we are going to have to have an inquiry into the role of statisticians in the Covid-19 crisis,”declared the journalist Ross Clark in the Daily Telegraph recently. “They will have to be put in the hot seat and grilled as to whether they contributed to the sense of panic which has gripped so many people and disrupted normal life for so long.” As one of those beastly statisticians, I would relish the opportunity.In my book The ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: David Spiegelhalter Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Mathematics Science World news Source Type: news

Texas, Florida, California, New York Will Not Follow New US COVID-19 Testing Plan Texas, Florida, California, New York Will Not Follow New US COVID-19 Testing Plan
Several large US states including Texas are not heeding new federal health officials'calls to reduce COVID-19 testing of some exposed to the virus, joining a broad rebuke of the Trump administration by public health leaders.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Doctors call out NEJM for publishing sloppy, fake science bashing hydroxychloroquine
(Natural News) World-renowned infectious disease specialist Dr. Didier Raoult, with the support of three of his colleagues, has published an “expression of concern” regarding some of the junk science that has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) as of late. Posted to the website of the University Hospital Institute IHU-Méditerranée Infection... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 'selfish covidiots' on flight to UK from Greek island criticised
Tui launches investigation after almost 200 passengers told to isolate after outbreakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA flight from the Greek island of Zante was “full of selfish ‘covidiots’ and an inept crew”, according to a passenger among the almost 200 who were onboard who have been told to self-isolate after a coronavirus outbreak.Tui said it had launched an investigation after 16 people tested positive for Covid-19 linked to its flight to Cardiff on 25 August,including seven passengers who were infectious or potentially infectious on the plane.Continue reading....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Josh Halliday Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Greece Tui Travel UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news & leisure Business Source Type: news

Infectious SARS-CoV-2 in Feces of Severe COVID-19 Patient Infectious SARS-CoV-2 in Feces of Severe COVID-19 Patient
A report of SARS-CoV-2 identified in the feces of a patient with severe disease highlights a potential additional source of transmission.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news