Infectious Diseases

Property giant Lendlease takes $340m hit from global pandemic

10 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Global property group Lendlease is showing significant cracks from the COVID-19 pandemic, issuing a warning it could book a full-year loss of between $230 million to $340 million across its three key businesses.
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US Teens Advise Schools on Fall Reopening During COVID-19 Pandemic

10 days ago   |   By Medscape

When US schools begin the next academic year with the country still fighting the coronavirus pandemic, students should spend half their time in classrooms and half doing online activities that pinpoint their individual learning style such as videos or reading.
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Kimberley rare earth plant back online after COVID-19 shutdown but job losses expected

10 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The company shut down its Browns Range rare earths pilot processing plant and halted exploration activities in late March as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of remote Kimberley communities.
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Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During...

Saturday Stories: Is It Airborne?, Exhausted Experts, Sweden, Cancer During COVID, And Schools

Apoorva Mandavilli, in The New York Times, with a discussion on whether or not SARS-CoV2 is airborne and what that actually means. Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, covers the toll... Read more ...

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the direction during a COVID-19 review meeting he chaired to take stock of the coronavirus situation across the country and the preparedness... Read more ...

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

COVID-19 Deaths in UK Rise To 44,650

In Britain, total coronavirus-related death toll has risen to 44,650, said the British Department of Health and Social Care. Read more ...

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

The latest Public Health Wales figures were revealed as holiday businesses in Wales started to re-open Read more ...

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

The keto diet may seem daunting to anyone who loves carbs and sweets. After all, dieting means being careful about what you eat. However, there are many ways to make dishes... Read more ...

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

A higher percentage of hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with sofosbuvir and daclatasvir , a two-drug hepatitis C virus combination therapy, experienced clinical... Read more ...

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel chemical compound discovered has the potential to become a new drug for the treatment of core symptoms of brain disorders such as Down syndrome and autism, reports a new... Read more ...

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19 because the concentration of both these drugs in the lungs of patients are not sufficient to fight the infection... Read more ...

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are linked to double the risk of death and an increased risk of severe complications, according to a new study. Read more ...

New Cancer Vaccine: Fresh Insights

New Cancer Vaccine: Fresh Insights

Scientists are ready to trial a new cancer vaccine in humans following the successful outcome of their preclinical studies. The new cancer vaccine has the potential to treat a... Read more ...