Category: Health & Environment

Authorities have launched a massive response to the virus outbreak in Melbourne (Getty Images)

Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

The border between Australia’s two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales (NSW), is to close after a spike in Covid-19 cases in Melbourne. The outbreak in Victoria’s capital has seen hundreds of cases in the past two weeks – more than 95% of new Australian infections. Until now, the two states had maintained open borders even when others […]

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No Better Time Than Now to Serve Your Medical Mission at ECWA Hospital Egbe, Nigeria

No Better Time Than Now to Serve Your Medical Mission at ECWA Hospital Egbe, Nigeria

For More Information Contact Kandi Burgess by email or by phone at: (828) 278-1575. Specialties Needed Anesthesiology, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neonatology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Registered Nurses. Hospital Website http://www.egbehospital.org Hospital Website http://www.egbehospital.org Mission Organization Serving In Mission (SIM) Location Evangelical Church Winning All Hospital or Egbe Hospital is located in […]

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Loneliness (by xinje on DeviantArt)

What does the Bible say about loneliness?

Being alone and being lonely are two different things. One can be alone without being lonely, and one can be lonely in a crowded room. Loneliness is, therefore, a state of mind, an emotion brought on by feelings of separation from other human beings. The sense of isolation is very deeply felt by those who are lonely. The Hebrew word […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine COVID-19, "focusing on lessons learned to prepare for the next pandemic", on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on June 23, 2020. (Image by Kevin Dietsch/AFP via Getty Images)

Coronavirus: US has ‘serious problem’, says Fauci

US infectious disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci says the nation has a “serious problem” as 16 states reel from a spike in Covid-19 cases. Get the latest information from the CDC, WHO, and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) about COVID-19. The US government’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the country is facing a “serious problem,” as Covid-19 infections surge in […]

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The earliest known deaths from COVID-19 in the US went undetected for a week

The world’s most powerful nation lacks a coherent strategy to meet the cresting viral crisis

It’s a “public health train wreck in slow motion,” in the words of one health expert, and the best President Donald Trump cares to offer the thousands more Americans projected to shortly die of Covid-19 is the unsubstantiated prospect of a “beautiful surprise.” The world’s most powerful nation lacks a coherent national strategy to meet another cresting viral crisis, the […]

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‘New York always comes back’: workers return as city enters phase two of reopening

‘New York always comes back’: workers return as city enters phase two of reopening

New York continues to be reeling from an epidemic tied to greater than 22,000 deaths and it continues to be observed how some distance other people shall be prepared to head. New York City has inched closer to restoring its reputation as a thriving, hectic metropolis, as the second phase of reopening begins in the city which experienced the deadliest […]

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The latest coronavirus outbreak in China is thought to have emerged from a wholesale food market. (Image by AFP)

Beijing reports 22 new virus cases as millions tested

The fresh cluster in Beijing has raised fears of a resurgence of the virus in China, which had largely brought the disease under control over recent months.

Dozens of communities have been sealed off in the city to contain the spread, with residents told to avoid non-essential travel and schools closed.

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Members of a Servpro cleanup crew wearing hazardous material suits prepare to enter Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in the United States. (Image, Reuters)

US sees 568 more coronavirus deaths as infections rise

The United States lost another 568 people to the new coronavirus in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday), according a tally by Johns Hopkins University. It marked the 10th day in which the daily toll from the virus has been fewer than 1,000, even as the US remains the country hardest-hit by the pandemic with 119,654 deaths out of 2,251,205 official cases.

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Covid-19: Ghana records significant recovery numbers

Covid-19: Ghana records significant recovery numbers

Ghanaian health officials on Saturday said over 10,000 persons infected with the coronavirus have now recovered. The significant number of recoveries means the country now has only a little over 3,000 active cases of the virus out of almost 14,000 infections. 85 persons have so far been confirmed to have died from the virus, according […]

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Roberto Speranza, Italian health minister, center facing camera, is taken on a tour of the labs at IRBM in Pomezia, Italy, on June 18, 2020. (Geraldine Hope Ghelli)

Trial vaccine developed by Oxford and made in Italy gains backers

In it, packed with dry ice, were several tiny vials. Each one held a few drops of “seed stock,” a starter kit for the production of a potential vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
The company’s job was to turn a few droplets into an amount large enough for 13,000 people — a sufficient quantity to perform ­large-scale trials unfolding on several continents.
“We could really feel the pressure,” said Francesco Calvaruso, the production manager of Advent, which needed two months to grow, filter and purify a trial vaccine known as AZD1222.

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