Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor ‘pushes PM to relax holiday rules’; mass testing amid China outbreak
Latest updates:Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reports;China battling worst caseload in monthsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Protests in Israel against new curbs as cases are highest in monthAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation9.36amBSTCheap taxi rides and discounts from the biggest takeaway companies are to be deployed by the government in a desperate effort to boost Covid vaccination rates among the young, amid growing lega...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases World news UK news Boris Johnson Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 47 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Deaths On Saturday
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said 47 new coronavirus cases were detected on Saturday, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 284,262. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What You Need To Know About The Outbreak Of Delta Variant SARS-CoV-2 In Provincetown, Massachusetts
A large fraction of the outbreak was among people who were vaccinated. Events and large gatherings likely played a major role. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Drake, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Barnstable Covid-19 Outbreak: Fully Vaccinated Can Spread Coronavirus Delta Variant, Says CDC
74% of the SARS-CoV2 infections were in fully vaccinated persons. This doesn't mean that the Covid-19 don't offer protection but it means that Covid-19 vaccines alone may not be enough right now. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Two residents die after COVID-19 outbreak at Deuel County nursing home, other residents experiencing no symptoms
The Good Samaritan Society in Deuel County has experienced a breakout among residents and staff where all of the residents are fully vaccinated. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Number: Report projects 2,487 more breast cancer deaths in next decade due to pandemic
Diagnostic mammograms, screenings and treatments for the disease were disrupted or delayed during the coronavirus outbreak, researchers say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Delta variant drives concerns about outbreaks at long-term care facilities
Officials in some states have begun sounding the alarm about outbreaks among long-term care facilities and nursing homes as delta... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 45 New Coronavirus Cases, 4 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Friday 30/01/2021 that 45 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 284,215. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NSW Covid outbreak: death toll rises as two-thirds of 210 new cases under 40
Man in his 60s dies at home in south-west Sydney as state reports new locally acquired casesFollow our coronavirus live blogState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe death toll from the New South Wales coronavirus outbreak has risen to 14 after the death of a man at his home in south-west Sydney.The news came as NSW reported 210 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 on Satur...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Royce Kurmelovs Tags: New South Wales Australia news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Health Victoria Sydney Source Type: news

Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports
The agency cited an outbreak in Provincetown, Mass., in which most of the infected were immunized. Unpublished C.D.C. documents paint an even more harrowing picture. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Reopenings Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle Barnstable (Mass) Source Type: news

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues
Florida’s coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, continuing a six-week surge that has seen it responsible for 1 in 5 new infections nationally, becoming the outbreak’s epicenter (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC study shows three-fourths of people infected in Massachusetts coronavirus outbreak were vaccinated but few required hospitalization
The report offers key evidence bolstering the hypothesis that vaccinated people can spread the more transmissible variant. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

CDC study shows 74% of people infected in Massachusetts Covid outbreak were fully vaccinated
The CDC data published Friday was based on 469 cases of Covid associated with multiple summer events and large public gatherings in July... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The Ripple Effect Is a Major Concern.’ Chicagoans Worry Lollapalooza May Become a COVID-19 Hotspot
When music fan Noah Zelinsky bought tickets to the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza in May, he thought it might signal something of a return to normalcy after more than a year of isolation. “There’s so much pent up excitement, being the first major thing back,” he says. But a lot can change in two months. “Now, there’s a lot of fear countering that.” As Lollapalooza arrives, along with its potentially hundreds of thousands of attendees, in Grant Park, worrying signs abound: the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has spread across the U.S., with Chicago’s COVID-1...
Source: TIME: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew R. Chow Tags: Uncategorized culturepod feature Music Source Type: news

Provincetown Outbreak Shows Delta Can Spread Among Vaccinated, But Cases Are Mild
FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 -- The Cape Cod resort town of Provincetown draws big crowds every summer. In July, those largely vaccinated crowds -- packed into bars, restaurants and private homes -- were the genesis of an outbreak of the Delta variant that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC says "pivotal discovery" about delta variant prompted new mask guidance and urges universal masking in some places
274 vaccinated people came down with symptoms of COVID-19 after an outbreak in Massachusetts, the CDC said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC details outbreak behind new mask guidance, says delta variant spreads quickly regardless of vaccination status
(WJW/AP) — A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the delta variant of the coronavirus is as contagious... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Including COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections, Associated with Large Public Gatherings - Barnstable County, Massachusetts, July 2021
This report describes COVID-19 outbreaks associated with large public gatherings in Massachusetts. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 30, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19: providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, DHSC (updated 30th July 2021)
Guidance for people who are providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 30 July 2021Updated to include information on NHS volunteer responders. 19 July 2021Updated guidance in line with the lifting of most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 from 19 July 2021, as we move to Step 4 of the COVID-19 roadmap. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Scientists in the U.S. who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on July 30
Scientists in the U.S. who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 42 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Thursday night that 42 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country to 284,170. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan's Covid-19 Pandemic in Cartoons By Omar Dafallah
[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world and brought societies to a standstill as the virus spread across the globe, but vaccines and testing resources have not been spread out as equally. From the first outbreak to the third wave and the vaccine roll-out, the sharp-witted and often barbed pen of Radio Dabanga's resident cartoonist, Omar Dafallah, has documented not only Sudan's struggle with COVID-19 so far, but also clearly reflected on the pandemic and the world's response in a global context (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nanjing: New China virus outbreak worst after Wuhan, says state media
Almost 200 people have been infected since the virus was first detected at Nanjing airport on 20 July. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cholera Kills 169 in Kano, 191 Hospitalized, Official Says
[Daily Trust] Kano State Government has said the cholera outbreak that ravaged the 44 local government areas of the State has killed 169 people while another 191 are currently hospitalized. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Wuhan lab director: Several high-level biosafety labs in China have insufficient operational funds
(Natural News) Yuan Zhiming, director of the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory, published an article on safety deficiencies occurring in Chinese biolabs just months before the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The lab headed by Yuan is part of the controversial Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), which many speculate was where SARS-CoV-2 – the virus the causes COVID-19 –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sydney extends lockdown as post-vaccine coronavirus outbreak surges
(Natural News) Sydney, Australia’s largest city, has just extended its Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown by another four weeks. This makes what was originally intended to be a “snap lockdown” one of the country’s longest since the pandemic began. The lockdown extension was announced for the city of five million people on Wednesday, July 28. Authorities... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots
States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at very high rates, an analysis of CDC data by Bloomberg shows.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots
States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at very high rates, an analysis of CDC data shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Delta Variant Overtook Missouri: A Lesson for the Rest of the U.S.
In mid-June, U.S. maps tracking the spread of COVID-19 began showing a cluster of cases growing in the middle of the country. The epicenter lay in Missouri, particularly its more rural and remote areas. At the time, Missouri had something that other states didn’t: the Delta variant. To be fair, the highly transmissible Delta variant had at that point already crept into other states. But it had truly established itself in Missouri. Among the 25 states the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s website reported on at the time, Delta was showing up in less than 5% of swab samples in 15 of them. Co...
Source: TIME: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Tanzania: World Bank Report - Covid-19 Affected 500,000 Tanzanians
[Daily News] Over 500,000 Tanzanians have been affected economically by the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak which led to a massive unemployment crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

At least 75 COVID-19 cases across 17 states linked to Christian summer camp in North Carolina 
At least 75 COVID-19 cases have been linked to a Christian summer camp in North Carolina. The outbreak has reached 17 states - with only four cases in the county where the camp is located. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police call in army to help enforce new lockdown rules – as it happened
New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case;lockdown rules change as NSW ’s Delta outbreak death tollrises to 13, witha record 239 local cases reported. This blog is now closedWill Sydney ’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?NSW Covid news wrap;Morrison ’s pivot from ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’;Prolonged lockdown could tip Australia into another recessionRestrictions:NSW;Vic;Qld;SA;border restrictionsHotspots:NSW map;Vic list;Qld;SAVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email brief...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Scott Morrison Gladys Berejiklian Sydney Melbourne Queensland Health Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Australian politics Source Type: news

NSW police call in army to help enforce new lockdown rules – as it happened
New exposure sites from Victoria mystery case;lockdown rules change as NSW ’s Delta outbreak death tollrises to 13, witha record 239 local cases reported. This blog is now closedWill Sydney ’s lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?NSW Covid news wrap;Morrison ’s pivot from ‘it’s not a race’ to ‘go for gold’;Prolonged lockdown could tip Australia into another recessionRestrictions:NSW;Vic;Qld;SA;border restrictionsHotspots:NSW map;Vic list;Qld;SAVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email brief...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier) Tags: Australia news Coronavirus Scott Morrison Gladys Berejiklian Sydney Melbourne Queensland Health Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Australian politics Source Type: news

Australia's largest city seeks military help as daily COVID-19 cases hit new record
Australia's biggest city Sydney posted a record one-day rise in local COVID-19 cases on Thursday and warned the outbreak would get worse, as authorities sought military help to enforce a lockdown of six million people poised to enter its sixth week. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Federal government advises against traveling to high vaccination countries because of surging covid outbreaks there
(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned people against traveling to several countries due to the rising number of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. These include countries with high vaccination rates like Spain, Portugal and Cyprus. The CDC raised its travel advisory for several countries to “Level Four: Very High.”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Finding the right treatment plan to manage ADHD in adults
“If I don’t see any improvements in your performance, I’m afraid I will have to let you go.” My brother, Adam, would often hear these words from his supervisor at work. He is 32 and works as a project manager at a biotechnology firm. As the youngest of three brothers, we always thought that his lack of attention, frequent forgetfulness and impulsivity were due to the fact that we were all quite protective of him while growing up. Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 when remote working… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Alexis Gurriero Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - July Sees Highest Number of Deaths
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The COVID-19 death count for July stands at 3,973 and is the highest since the outbreak of the pandemic in Tunisia on March 2020, data on the monthly number of deaths published Tuesday by the Health Ministry reads. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 479 Killed As Cholera Spreads to 18 States
[Daily Trust] SUB: A total of 479 people have been killed in the current outbreak of Cholera in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)... (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Map: COVID Cases Are Rising in the States with Low Vaccination Rates
COVID-19 cases in the U.S. increased after months of decline due to the spread of the delta variant, with the highest case increases in the South and Southwest. Describes how states with the biggest outbreaks in the nation have COVID-19 vaccination rates below the U.S. average. Includes maps of states' percent change in COVID cases in the last four weeks and percent of population unvaccinated. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 28, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: SMEs Struggle to Embrace E-Commerce Despite Covid-19
[263Chat] The outbreak of Covid-19 and the lockdowns imposed to slow down the spread of the disease have done little to nudge local small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) towards embracing e-commerce, a snap survey in Harare has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes
MRI reveals brain changes in adults with herpes simplex encephalitis that ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ECR 2020: COVID-19's nonpulmonary manifestations Researchers outline neurological signs of COVID-19 Brain MRI shows long-term adverse effects of West Nile virus MRI finds something fishy in outbreak of brain infections Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease on MRI often missed by radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The Latest: Fiji urges more jabs as COVID deaths rise
Fiji’s leader is urging people to get vaccinated as the island nation contends with a devastating outbreak of the delta variant of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Chinese city lists more cases in local outbreak
The major eastern Chinese city of Nanjing has reported 31 more locally transmitted coronavirus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NSW Covid update: 172 new cases as Berejiklian flags greater Sydney lockdown lasting into September
NSW premier expected to announce Covid roadmap as Blacktown apartment block locked downFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has hinted at a prolonged lockdown in greater Sydney well into September as case numbers reached 172, the highest number of this outbreak.At least 60 cases were in the community during their infectious period and 19 were only partially isolating, while 32 are still under review.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Anne Davies Tags: New South Wales Coronavirus Infectious diseases Gladys Berejiklian Australia news Medical research Science Source Type: news

NSW records 172 new Covid cases as Berejiklian flags greater Sydney lockdown lasting into September
NSW premier expected to announce Covid roadmap as Blacktown apartment block locked downFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions;NSW hotspots;border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker;get our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has hinted at a prolonged lockdown in greater Sydney well into September as case numbers reached 172, the highest number of this outbreak.At least 60 cases were in the community during their infectious period and 19 were only partially isolating, while 32 are still under review.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Anne Davies Tags: New South Wales Coronavirus Infectious diseases Gladys Berejiklian Australia news Medical research Science Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Steps Up Infectious Diseases Management Campaign
[Premium Times] The conference, organised by NCDC, is aimed at strengthening the country's preparedness for emergencies in cases of infection outbreaks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Australian city Melbourne ends 5th COVID-19 lockdown
Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne will end its fifth lockdown, with the Victoria state government declaring it has beaten an outbreak of the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant for a second time (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The 6 Factors That Will Determine the Severity of the COVID-19 Surge in the U.S. This Fall
Here we go again. The United States is now experiencing a fourth wave of COVID-19, with very rapidly rising infections. The surge in new daily cases is driven by the Delta variant, which makes up 83% of sequenced samples in the U.S. and which is estimated to be twice as transmissible as the original strain. One of the reasons that Delta spreads more easily is that a person infected with this variant has a viral load 1,000 times higher than someone infected with the original version of SARS-CoV-2. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Hospitalizations and deaths are also rising, though more slowly than cases, reflect...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin Yamey and Nahid Bhadelia Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news