68 Breaking News found.
  • May 09, 2023

    These are the days of grasping for excuses. In sector after sector, leaders who gave us lockdowns and all that followed are trying to account for their actions, not apologizing of course but admitting that, in the classic formulation, mistakes were made. That said, they all agree on the core point. ...

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  • May 08, 2023

    Immunization rates “have declined since COVID-19” according to research commissioned by the federal government and conducted by Ekos Research Associates. The resulting report, “Childhood Vaccination Marketing Campaign Survey 2022,” was delivered to Health Canada on Feb. 15, 2023, and was first obtai...

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  • May 08, 2023

    The FDA issued a warning to consumers on Thursday over potential bacteria contamination affecting certain Covid-19 at-home tests. Consumers and health care workers are advised "to stop using and toss out certain lots of recalled SD Biosensor, Inc. Pilot COVID-19 At-Home Tests, distributed by Roche D...

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  • May 08, 2023

    SHENZHEN, China, May 6 (Reuters) - While the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an end to the global emergency status for COVID-19, the virus remains harmful and China will continue to monitor it while increasing vaccinations among high-risk groups, a top Chinese health official said. The ...

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  • May 06, 2023

    As reports of vaccine injuries gain traction globally, an Australian doctor is leading a new class action against the federal government and key medical figures. Queensland GP Dr. Melissa McCann has filed the action in the Federal Court of Australia on behalf of 500 complainants. The action targets ...

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  • May 05, 2023

    In another sign of changing attitudes to pandemic policy, infectious disease specialists writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine this month argued against the continuation of universal masking policies for doctors, nurses, and other health care workers. In the article, the eight authors, who are ...

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  • May 04, 2023

    Pharma company Pfizer, makers of popular Covid-19 vaccine Comirnaty, reported their Q1 financials yesterday. While the company exceeded expectations, there is nevertheless a big chunk of revenue missing in this quarter’s report compared to the same time last year. Total revenue was down 29 percent s...

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  • May 04, 2023

    Malaysia is facing a fresh wave of Covid-19 cases that has seen test kits being snapped up, more people being hospitalised, and experts advising the public to avoid crowded places. Just a few months ago, Covid-19 test kits were readily available, but some pharmacies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor are ...

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  • May 04, 2023

    Malaysia is facing a new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic due to Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations, warned experts. The "situation is manageable” but "get ready for the worst”, Universiti Putra Malaysia associate professor of virology Chee Hui Yee told Singapore newspaper The Straits Times. Get tested ...

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  • May 03, 2023

    After three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems in countries have started showing the first major signs of health system recovery, according to the WHO interim report on the “Fourth round of the global pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic: N...

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  • May 02, 2023

    Covid-19 cases declined on Tuesday with India reporting around 3,325 new infections in the last 24 hours, the union health ministry data stated. Active cases also declined to 44,175.  While the daily positivity rate declined to 2.29%, the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.87%. In the last three year...

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  • May 02, 2023

    In February of 2019, the White House under Trump established the position of Chief Medical Advisor to the President.  The fist person to occupy that position was a physician by the name of Ronnie Jackson and his job was to advise Donald Trump on public health policy.  Right before the initial outbre...

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