Covid: Schools aren't infection hubs, says public health boss

Dr Yvonne Doyle seeks to reassure parents as pupils head back to classrooms across the country. Source link

Covid infection protection waning in double jabbed

Experts say it is to be expected and boosters may be needed, at least for some people, ahead of winter. Source link

Covid: Woman aged 90 died with double variant infection

Lead researcher Dr Anne Vankeerberghen, from the OLV hospital in Aalst, Belgium, said: “Both these variants were circulating in Belgium at the time, so it is likely that the lady was co-infected with different viruses from two different people. Unfortunately, we don’t know how she became infected. Source link

Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds

Rose Gallagher, the RCN’s lead for infection prevention and control, also welcomed the research, telling the BBC: “This important study adds even further weight to the RCN’s continuing call for nursing staff to be better protected from Covid-19 and given routine access to the highest levels of respiratory protective equipment whenever they need it. Source… Continue reading Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds

REACTION: Politics or Health? Philippines imposed travel ban on Taiwan

This is a reaction video to the Philippines imposing a travel ban on Taiwan. Both Filipino and Taiwanese including other nationalities are stranded at Manila … source

Prior COVID Infection May Shield You for at Least 10 Months

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — In some good news for those who have already suffered through a bout of COVID-19, a new study finds they may have a much lower risk of reinfection for at least 10 months. For the study, the researchers analyzed… Continue reading Prior COVID Infection May Shield You for at Least 10 Months

Coronavirus: Italy's medical community traumatised

More than 100 healthcare staff in Italy have lost their lives to COVID-19 since February. Sky’s Sally Lockwood reports from the Italian front line where staff are … source

Health Minister says zero COVID-19 cases of community transmission Australia-wide | ABC News

Health Minister Greg Hunt says there have been no community cases in Australia today. He also said there had been 1160075 coronavirus vaccinations across … source

One Covid vaccine cuts infection risk in all age groups

Prof Sarah Walker, chief investigator on the studies, from the University of Oxford, said: “We don’t yet know exactly how much of an antibody response, and for how long, is needed to protect people against getting Covid-19 in the long term – but over the next year, information from the survey should help us to… Continue reading One Covid vaccine cuts infection risk in all age groups

Could COVID-19 infection be responsible for your depressed mood or anxiety?

Doctors told you that your COVID-19 virus infection cleared months ago. However, even though you no longer struggle to breathe, and your oxygen levels have returned to normal, something doesn’t feel right. In addition to constant headaches, you find yourself struggling with seemingly easy tasks. The fatigue you experience makes moving from the bed to… Continue reading Could COVID-19 infection be responsible for your depressed mood or anxiety?