London, Ont. deputy mayor shares personal experience isolating due to COVID-19 – London

London, Ont. , City Councilman and Deputy Mayor Josh Morgan opens up about his family’s experience of isolation due to COVID-19 after his five-year-old son tested positive in a rapid test. Morgan said the positive case led to “a whirlwind of decisions” as he and his wife decided how to “deal with this in a … Read more

Herd immunity: Omicron shows us it might be a pipe dream

CHICAGO – The Omicron variant, which is spreading much faster than previous versions of the coronavirus, is unlikely to help countries achieve so-called herd immunity against COVID-19, as enough people become immune to the virus that they can no longer do so. Disease spreads, disease experts say. From the pandemic’s early days, public health officials … Read more

Covid: muore volontario No Vax, prestò servizio anche in hub – Cronaca

A civil protection volunteer, declared No Vax, died in recent days in the intensive care unit of Forli Hospital after serious pulmonary complications caused by the coronavirus. The victim, as reported by the local version of Resto del Carlino, is 66-year-old Carlo Alio of Castrocaro Terme. The man has been a very active member of … Read more

Australian court upholds cancellation of Novak Djokovic’s visa due to COVID-19 risk – National

An Australian court said Thursday it has rejected tennis star Novak Djokovic’s appeal over the revocation of his visa, as the minister who rescinded it reasonably believes that Djokovic, who has not been vaccinated against Covid-19, may be a danger to society. The federal court also rejected the argument that there was no evidence that … Read more

Australia rejects plan allowing 16-year-old forklift drivers to ease supply chain woes – National

Australia has ruled out allowing teenagers as young as 16 to drive a forklift truck to address labor shortages in coronavirus-hit supply chains, as it strives to collect millions of home test kits needed to keep businesses running. A sudden increase in coronavirus cases in recent weeks has seen hundreds of thousands of workers fall … Read more

Children, staff exposed to COVID-19 can still attend daycare if symptom-free: BC CDC

The BC CDC has released long-awaited guidance for child care settings, allowing nearby COVID-19 contacts to attend daycare without having to isolate if they are asymptomatic. The nine-page document released Wednesday night sets standards for child care workers, overturning previous isolation guidelines. Employees who come in close contact with a case of COVID-19 also do … Read more

Cagliari: anche Cragno e Deiola positivi al Covid – Calcio

Goalkeeper Cragno and midfielder Diola have also tested positive for Covid. And now in Cagliari there are eleven players between the first team and Primavera who are still due to the virus. Both Cragno and Deiola, who have been vaccinated, are asymptomatic and are in home isolation. Rosoplus did not leave the first leg of … Read more

Those who had COVID-19 and are vaccinated have best protection, study finds – National

A new study in two states comparing protection against coronavirus from previous infections and vaccination finds that getting vaccinated is still the safest way to prevent COVID-19. The study examined infections in New York and California last summer and fall and found that people who had been vaccinated and had survived a previous bout of … Read more

Quebec’s Nunavik region moves into lockdown to contain Omicron, curfew in effect – Montreal

by Work crew Canadian Press Posted on Jan 19, 2022 at 10:35 pm Updated Jan 19, 2022 at 10:37 PM smaller font Reduce article font size –a bigger font Increase article font size a+ The Nunavik region of Quebec was closed on Wednesday, as more than half of the 14 Inuit communities in the Northern … Read more

COVID-19: Remdesivir drops need for ventilation by half, Canadian study says – National

A Canadian study suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir could have a “modest but significant effect” on outcomes for Covid-19 patients, including reducing the need for mechanical ventilation by about 50 percent. The study, published Wednesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, was described as the largest single-country trial of remdesivir reported to date. Read … Read more