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What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?

5 days ago   |   By Health Status

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What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?
It is fair to say that everyone was caught off-guard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even first-world countries failed to get an immediate grasp on the situation. The global death toll for coronavirus has surpassed over one million since the initial outbreak in December 2019. Things are better these days with several vaccines being rolled out,...
What Is The Difference Between The Canadian ECAN95 Mask And The N95 Mask?
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Study: 1 in 10 people still has moderate to severe symptoms after mild COVID-19

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Eight months after mild COVID-19, one in ten people still has at least one moderate to severe symptom that is perceived as having a negative impact on their work, social or home life. The most common long-term symptoms are a loss of smell and taste and fatigue.
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Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

A cross-border investigation of children's susceptibility to asthma and other childhood illnesses in the United States and Mexico is the focus of a new study led by researchers in the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
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Little evidence of COVID-19 vaccine nationalism in public opinion

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Invariably, vaccination programs in high-income countries are in a much better position due to their ability to secure a greater number of vaccines from multiple companies. On the contrary, lower-income countries have failed to obtain a sufficient number of vaccines.
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Asia Today: Cambodia closes Angkor temples as outbreak grows

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

Cambodia is closing its most famous attraction, the Angkor temple complex, to visitors because of a growing COVID-19 outbreak in the Southeast Asian nation
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The interaction between blood clotting and SARS-CoV-2 infection

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Coagulopathy - a condition in which the blood's ability to clot is impaired, is recognized as a significant aspect of morbidity in COVID-19 patients. In a recent study, Prof Lewis Cantley and a team of researchers explored the role of coagulation factors in the SARS-CoV-2 infection. Their recent study is posted on the bioRxiv server.
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Mass. Residents Age 55+ and Those With One Medical Condition Become Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

5 days ago   |   By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

As of Monday, April 5 th , residents 55+ and residents with one certain medical condition are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at any of the Commonwealth's over 300 vaccination locations, including 269 pharmacy locations. With this group, more than 1 million additional residents are eligible for vaccine in the Commonwealth.
Another change as of April 5th is that Massachusetts adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amended list of medical conditions that are linked to an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 .
The Baker Administration also announced that the...
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PM questions mass vaccination clinics as Berejiklian says plan needs federal support

5 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has queried whether supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Australia could currently sustain mass vaccination clinics, a day after NSW unveiled plans for a Sydney centre which could vaccinate 30,000 people a week by mid-May.
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COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother's vaccination

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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Michigan Medicine to kick off first national study on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

In a carefully controlled study, Michigan Medicine researchers will kick off the first national trial to study allergic reactions to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
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Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

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Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...