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Revised modelling predicts worst COVID hospital wave could be averted

13 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

Updated Burnet Institute modelling suggests the state's high vaccination rate could save hospital wards from an unprecedented influx of coronavirus patients.
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Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

14 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Baseline use of rituximab compared with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs was associated with worse COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rheumatoid...
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Merck's COVID Drug Less Effective: Study

Merck's COVID Drug Less Effective: Study

14 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Molnupiravir drug against coronavirus revealed 30% less effective in decreasing the risk of hospitalization and deaths, revealed Merck's updated data.
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MIS-C cases more severe in second wave, study finds

MIS-C cases more severe in second wave, study finds

14 hours ago   |   Healio

Patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children experienced more severe illness during a second wave of cases compared with the first, according to a study...
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COVID-19 positive Czech president discharged from hospital

16 hours ago   |   ABC News

Czech President Miloš Zeman has been discharged from the capital's military hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus
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Bairnsdale hospital weathers fires, cyber attacks and COVID

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Regional hospitals have found themselves on the front line of natural disasters and workforce shortages that have been exacerbated by the pandemic.
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More than 100 sick in Australia as oysters recalled

More than 100 sick in Australia as oysters recalled

1 day ago   |   Food Safety

Seven Australian states have recorded more than 100 Vibrio illnesses linked to raw oysters from South Australia. There are 56 people sick in South Australia since September and...
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Merck's antiviral COVID-19 pill can reduce risk of death from the virus by 30%, study finds 

Merck's antiviral COVID-19 pill can reduce risk of death from the virus by 30%, study finds 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Data published on Friday finds that Merck's new antiviral Covid pill, molnupiravir, could reduce the risk of hospitalization or death from the virus by 30 percent. Regulators...
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‘Plenty of rain activity' with 21 flood warnings issued ahead of Sydney rain easing

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A 22-year-old woman is in hospital with critical head and spinal injuries after wild weather caused a large tree to fall on a car in the city's south-west.
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COVID-19 in Florida: Here's the latest data including cases, deaths, vaccinations and more

1 day ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   5 articles

Here are the updated statistics on COVID-19 in Florida including new cases, deaths, hospitalizations, testing positivity and vaccinations.
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Valneva vaccines cancelled by UK just TWO MONTHS ago could be key to beating Omicron strain

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Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients...

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

Baseline use of rituximab compared with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs was associated with worse COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rheumatoid... Read more ...

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries in the South-East Asia region need to scale up surveillance, strengthen public health and social measures, and enhance vaccination coverage as a new variant of COVID... Read more ...

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World Health Organization Classifies B.1.1.529 as 'Variant of Concern' Named Omicron

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Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Risks in Dental Offices

Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Risks in Dental Offices

Researchers sought strategies to reduce the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19 and found that adding hydrogen peroxide is indeed a well-rounded approach. Read more ...

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid-19 variant found in South Africa could be widely circulating in the country. Young people have to take the utmost precautions to be safe from the virus. Read more ...

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

The World Health Organization on Friday classified a new COVID-19 variant from South Africa as a “variant of concern,” which means it could be more contagious, cause more... Read more ...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named 'Omicron'

The B.1.1.529 variant is understood to be highly infectious and more resistant to vaccines Read more ...