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Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along coast

A Norwegian cruise ship line halted all trips and apologized Monday for procedural errors after an outbreak of coronavirus on one ship infected at least 5 passengers and 36 crew. Health authorities fear the ship could have infected dozens of towns and villages along Norway’s western coast. The 41 people…

Study examines why strokes are so deadly for people of African descent

African-Americans have up to three times the risk of dying from strokes as people of European descent, yet there has been little investigation of if and how genetic variants contribute to their elevated risk. Until now. A large international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes…

Is kissing safe during the pandemic?

We live at a time that would make any conservative, Victorian-era grandmother’s heart leap for joy. Thanks to COVID-19 and the infectious disease it has unleashed, there’s never been a time like the present, when even going on a date with someone you don’t know well can be a risky…

Things to know before going for your COVID-19 tests

The long-term testing strategy for COVID-19 must be based on the network of public and accredited private labs sourcing testing consumables from suppliers, whose quality has been vetted by the central government agencies. By Dr Chaitali Nikam PhD When a communicable disease outbreak begins, the ideal response from public health…

First US recipient of partial face transplant dead at 57

Connie Culp, the first US recipient of a partial face transplant, has died at age 57, according to Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic, where she underwent the delicate operation nearly 12 years ago. The health center listed no cause of death in its tweet on Friday, quoting one of her doctors, Frank…

Ohio woman who received first US face transplant dead at 57

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 31 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Connie Culp, the Ohio woman who made international headlines when she received the nation’s first near-total face transplant, has died. She was 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the…

The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic emergency

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 17 million people have been infected with the Coronavirus, 208.971 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers. The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic emergency Japan tourist Okinawa Prefecture due to rapid increase in…