Wanted: Volunteers to catch COVID in the name of science

Test tube with Coronavirus label is seen in this illustration taken January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 26 (Reuters) – The world’s first medical trial allowed to deliberately expose participants to the coronavirus is seeking more volunteers as it steps up efforts to help develop better … Read more

Masks required in New York schools today, judge grants stay pending appeal on mask mandate ruling

NEW YORK (WABC) – A New York appeals judge has granted a stay in the state’s lawsuit over the COVID-19 face mask warrant, meaning it remains in place while the case is brought. on appeal – and schools must apply it. New York state quickly appealed after a Nassau County Supreme Court judge ruled that … Read more

Japan’s border crackdown leaves students in limbo and economy in a pinch

A passerby in a protective face mask walks down an alleyway in an izakaya pub amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 25, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – Two years after Japan closed its borders to block the coronavirus, some … Read more

Omaha’s mask mandate upheld by Douglas County judge

A Douglas County District Judge has upheld the Omaha mask mandate — for now.Judge Shelly Stratman ruled in favor of Dr. Lindsay Huse on Tuesday, and will not grant a temporary injunction that Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson requested.The temporary injunction would have prohibited enforcement of the mask mandate, as well as blocked the health … Read more

Britain says 6,000 more people needed for trial of Merck COVID pill

An experimental COVID-19 treatment pill, called molnupiravir and being developed by Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP, is seen in this undated handout photo released by Merck & Co Inc and obtained by Reuters on October 26, 2021. Merck & Co Inc /Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Cannabis Compound CBD Stops Coronavirus in Test Tube, but Can It Treat COVID?

Early research suggesting that a popular non-psychoactive compound derived from marijuana may help prevent or treat COVID-19 warrants further investigation in rigorous clinical trials, the researchers say. Several recent lab studies on cannabidiol, or CBD, have shown promising results, garnering media attention. However, many other potential COVID treatments that have shown promise in test tubes, … Read more

Several Long Island school districts ditch masks after New York judge overturns mandate

NEW YORK (WABC) – A New York judge has ruled that the state’s mask mandate cannot be enforced after it was reinstated by Governor Kathy Hochul due to concerns about a winter surge in coronavirus cases. However, the New York State Department of Education issued a statement that schools must continue to follow the mask … Read more

UK police investigating alleged lockdown breaches at PM’s residence

Johnson attended birthday gathering in lockdown Police will investigate alleged lockdown breaches Government’s own internal inquiry to continue LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – British police will investigate alleged lockdown breaches at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street residence after receiving evidence from an internal government probe into a series of gatherings. Johnson, who in 2019 … Read more

New York judge strikes down state mask mandate

Jan 24 (Reuters) – A New York judge overturned the state’s mask mandate on Monday, a week before it expired, ruling that the governor exceeded his authority by imposing a rule that needed to be passed by the state legislature. ‘State. Judge Thomas Rademaker of the New York State Supreme Court on Long Island found … Read more

76 LTC facilities reporting COVID-19 outbreaks

19 ACCIDENTS, TWO MINOR INJURIES, TOO DELICATE AND THREE BLOCKED VEHICLES. NEW AT NOON, THE STATE REPORTS NEARLY 100 IOWANS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN THE LAST SEVEN DAYS. TODAY’S LATEST UPDATE SHOWS A MORE 89 PEOPLE ARE POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS COMPARED TO THE PREVUSIO SEVEN-DAY AVERAGE. FEWER PEOPLE ARE CURRENTLY IN HOSPITAL … Read more