Coronavirus live updates: Trump says White House task force will continue its work
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Coronavirus live updates: Trump says White House task force will continue its work

The northeastern Brazilian city of São Luís became the country’s first to go under lockdown on Tuesday, as officials instructed 1.5 million residents to stay home to salvage its overwhelmed health system. As Brazil grapples with the worst coronavirus outbreak in Latin America, the city’s court-ordered restrictions go far beyond any measures in the rest […]

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Medway Schools receive grant to provide mental health wrap-around services – News – The Enterprise, Brockton, MA

Superintendent Armand Pires and Director of Wellness Ryan Sherman are pleased to share that MEDWAY — The Medway Public School District was recently awarded a grant by the Greater Milford Community Health Network (CHNA 6) to provide mental health wrap-around services to Medway students. The $50,400 grant will support the hiring of a wrap-around service […]

COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog
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COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog

Wednesday 6 May 12.35 If recruitment for the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial is kept above 1,000 patients per week, results on some of the treatments being tested could be available within 5-7 weeks, the UK’s chief medical officers (CMO) have revealed in a letter to NHS staff. The letter, which was signed by […]

A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay - Kingston
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A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay – Kingston

It’s been nearly two weeks since Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced various front-line workers would receive an extra $4 per hour for their contributions to fighting COVID-19. A few days after the initial announcement on April 25, the province expanded the “pandemic pay” to additional health-care sector workers, including paramedics and public health nurses. READ […]

Coronavirus mutations: Scientists puzzle over impact
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Coronavirus mutations: Scientists puzzle over impact

Image copyright We Are Covert Image caption Researchers have been tracking changes to the ‘spike’ of the virus Researchers in the US and UK have identified hundreds of mutations to the virus which causes the disease Covid-19. But none has yet established what this will mean for virus spread in the population and for how […]

Scientists identify the protein 'signature' of Alzheimer's
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Scientists identify the protein ‘signature’ of Alzheimer’s

A new study has found a unique set of proteins that distinguish Alzheimer’s disease from other neurodegenerative conditions and healthy brains. This provides clues about the causes of the condition and could inspire new treatments. Share on PinterestA new study may have uncovered fresh clues about the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease involves a […]