Panama posts nearly 200 new coronavirus cases, extends flights ban
Panama registered 191 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the country's total to 4,658 cases, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama registers 102 new cases of coronavirus: health ministry
Panama registered 102 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the country's total to 3,574 cases, the health ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama registers 3,234 coronavirus cases and 79 deaths
Panama registered 260 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, taking the country's total to 3,234 cases and 79 deaths, the healthy ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama's coronavirus death roll rises to 54, registers total of 1,988 cases
Panama's health ministry on Sunday registered 1,988 cases of the novel coronavirus in the Central American country, a rise of 187 cases from a day earlier. The number of deaths increased by eight to 54. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

mHealth Tool Is Keeping Central American Clients Connected to HIV Care amid COVID-19 Shutdowns
April 01, 2020In Central America, frontline health workers are usingIntraHealth International’s mobile phone-based alerTAR system to let HIV clients know when, where, and how they can keep getting their antiretroviral therapies (ART), now that public transit and outpatient services in the region have halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.These closures and shutdowns are leaving many clients unsure about where to pick up their medications and making it difficult for them to adhere to their HIV treatment regimens. So IntraHealth’sUSAID HIV Care and Treatment Project repurposed its alerTAR system—a low-cost, C...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Panama USAID HIV Care and Treatment Project & AIDS COVID-19 Digital Health Global health security Health Workforce Systems Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Panama's confirms seven new coronavirus deaths, infections rises to 989
Panama's government on Sunday confirmed 7 new deaths from coronavirus, bringing the toll to 24 since the outbreak hit the Central American nation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal – Covid-19 as it happened
Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. This blog is now closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage11.55pmGMTI ’ll be handing over to my colleagues in Australia shortly, but before I go, here’s a summary of the key coronavirus developments in the last few hours:Related:Coronavirus live news: Trump proposes 'quarantine' of New York and other hotspots11.18pmGMTBritons stranded in New Zealand are facing costs of £40,000 to return home, my colleagueMark Townsend reported.Those stranded say they have been left without guidance or assistance after the UK ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Molly Blackall (now), Damien Gayle, Mattha Busbyand Helen Sullivan(earlier). Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Hong Kong Japan China Australia news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

'Help us': After deaths on coronavirus-hit ship, guests clamor to leave
Four passengers have died on a cruise ship off the Pacific coast of Panama and more than 130 others aboard are suffering from influenza-like symptoms, at least two of whom have the coronavirus, the vessel's operator said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama reports 112 new cases and five more deaths from coronavirus
Panama health officials on Friday reported five more deaths from coronavirus, bringing the country's total to 14 deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama imposes full-day curfew, Guatemala extends state of emergency
Panama's government said on Tuesday it would widen a curfew to slow the spread of the coronavirus and require people to be in quarantine at all hours beginning on Wednesday, as the number of cases again jumped and two more people died. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WHO warns global spread of virus is accelerating – as it happened
This blog is now closed.Follow thelatest coronavirus blog for live news and updates12.16amGMTThat ’s it for this blog for today. We’ve launched a new one at the link below, where I’ll be keeping you p to date with the latest major developments for the next few hours.Related:Coronavirus live news: Britons placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will 'reopen' soon12.06amGMTIn Panama, the Guardian ’s Patrick Greenfield reports that authorities have announced 32 new Covid-19 cases and another fatality, bringing the Central American country’s today to 345 cases overall and six deaths.From Tuesday, a nationwide c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier), Kate Lyons , Claire Phipps , Damien Gayle, Jessica Murray, Ben Quinn, Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Europe World news Asia Pacific Australia news New Zealand Refugees UK news Infectious diseases Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

The Latest: Panama confirms 1st case of coronavirus
Panama has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ukrainians Hurl Stones at China Evacuees En Route to Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Fears
(NOVI SANZHARY, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and clashed with police. Officials deplored the violence and the country’s health minister pledged to share evacuees’ quarantine for two weeks in a bid to reassure protesters who fear they’ll be infected. Buses carrying evacuees were finally able to reach the designated place of quarantine after hours of clashes. The masked evacuees, exhausted by the long journey, were peekin...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dmytro Vlasov and Yuras Karmanau / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Ukraine Source Type: news

It ’s Not Too Late to Prepare for COVID-19
By Dr. Lisa Stone, Epidemiology Adviser ; Robert Salerno, Director, Global Health Security Publio Gonzalez, a biologist with the Gorgas Institute, holds a bat in Meteti, Panama, June 6, 2018, as part an Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen).February 11, 2020A disease spillover event, when a virus moves from animal to human hosts, can cause significant human illness. The coronavirus (COVID-19) seems to have spilled over sometime in late 2019, at a wildlife market in Wuhan, China, leading to more than 40,000 confirmed cases and at least 910 reported deaths&n...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Infectious Diseases Global Health Security Source Type: news

19th-century bee cells in a Panamanian cathedral shed light on human impact on ecosystems
(Pensoft Publishers) About 120 clusters of 19th-century orchid bee nests were found during restoration work on the altarpiece of Basilica Cathedral in Casco Viejo (Panam á ). Having conducted the first pollen analysis for these extremely secretive insects, the researchers identified the presence of 48 plant species, representing 23 families. Their findings, openly accessible in the Journal of Hymenoptera Research, give a precious insight into the role of natural ecosystems, their component species and the human impact on them. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 27, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news