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Canadian prescriptions for malaria drug with COVID-19 potential surge, some for doctors’ own use

Some Canadian doctors appear to have been snapping up a malaria drug for their own possible use against COVID-19, part of a surge in prescriptions for the medicine that has health-care regulators across the country concerned. Professional organizations in several provinces have issued statements in recent days discouraging the practice, noting there’s no solid evidence… Read More »

Massive surge in Aussie virus cases

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton was diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease on Friday, after attending a Cabinet meeting with the PM on Tuesday. But the Prime Minister’s office insists there’s no need for Mr Morrison to be tested nor self-isolate. READ MORE: Follow more coronavirus updates here More than 200 cases of the coronavirus have… Read More »

Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the man had normal lung function before he started to vape in May. He developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, and was hospitalized on August 22. “This is an unfortunate case of a young man with no prior lung illness who started vaping because of chronic… Read More »

2018 Surge In Measles In Europe And US Show Importance Of Herd Immunity

Pictured here is the measles virus, paramyxoviridae from the Morbillivirus family. (Photo by: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)Getty This is what happens when you tell people to not get the measles vaccine without providing a viable alternative. In just the first 6 months of 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region had over 41,000 measles cases,… Read More »