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Why is the North and Scotland being hit so badly? Experts say it could be the weather

Is the WEATHER to blame for Britain’s North-South Covid-19 divide? Areas with highest infection rates are colder, rainier and get fewer hours of sunlight as scientists say it’s possible grimmer summer was behind spike in cases North West is location of all ten of the UK’s local areas with the worst cases-per-person number of infections… Read More »

Without Good Public Health Strategy, The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Make Antimicrobial Resistance Worse

Dr. Rodney Rohde, a virologist and clinical laboratory expert, explains how the Covid-19 pandemic can make antimicrobial resistance a bigger problem if health systems aren’t careful. Antimicrobial-resistant infections are a major problem around the globe. WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images Like most of my public health; healthcare, medical laboratory, environmental services and other related professionals,… Read More »

Home COVID-19 tests could help find people while they are contagious, experts say. Health Canada isn’t convinced

Article content continued “If it’s done in a haphazard way … you might actually create more problems, confusion than the actual benefits because you might get maybe a higher risk of false negative results,” Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada’s deputy chief public health officer, said Tuesday during a COVID-19 briefing. Morris wants the government to seriously… Read More »

New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren’t careful

Trends are now “going in the right direction,” said Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration physician overseeing US coronavirus testing, attributing the decline in part to safety protocols such as masks and social distancing. The daily average number official new coronavirus cases reported in the US has been declining for weeks. Cases over the past… Read More »