How to differentiate between Influenza and COVID-19
Dubai: COVID-19 and Influenza, both have a similar manifestation. So how do you differentiate between the two? Most importantly, if you have symptoms, when should you visit a doctor to get yourself checked in order to rule out a Coronavirus infection.Take the case of an Indian family in Dubai who were worried sick about a cold and throat infection. Samina Khan, a third-year undergraduate student, said she thought she was infected with COVID-19 because she had a cold, dry cough and throat infection. “I pestered my mother to get a COVID-19 test done for me. But she did not budge. She also called...
Source: Vikings linebacker Todd Davis tests positive for COVID-19
MINNEAPOLIS — Linebacker Todd Davis tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday morning, a league source said, but the Vikings are proceeding as scheduled for Sunday’s game in Green Bay.The Vikings held practice on Friday morning, when Davis was not present. He was placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list in the afternoon, joining rookie cornerback Cameron Dantzler, who has been in quarantine since Wednesday. The team has not said whether Dantzler tested positive or is a close contact of an infected person.The positive test on the Vikings was first reported by ESPN.No other new absences from Frid...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Clemson Quarterback Trevor Lawrence Test Positive For COVID-19
On Thursday college quarterback, Trevor Lawrence announced he had tested positive for COVID-19. The Clemson star quarterback said in a tweet that he had tested for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and is following isolating protocols.Lawrence was found to be COVID-19 positive during a team testing on Wednesday. Lawrence is the only player to have tested positive. As a result, he will be isolating himself for 10 days as per the protocols for COVID-19.With their star quarterback out, the Tigers will have to work hard as they face the Boston College Eagles tomorrow. The Tigers will have a highly antic...
Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Negative for COVID-19
Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for COVID-19 and no longer has to isolate at home, Juventus announced on Friday.The news of Ronaldo’s recovery comes two days after he missed Juventus’s 2–0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League. Fans missed out on what would have been Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s first meeting on the UCL stage since 2011. Their next opportunity to do so will be in the reverse fixture on Tuesday, 8 December at the Nou Camp.Ronaldo first tested positive for COVID-19 on October. 13 while on international duty with Portugal. The Portuguese Federat...
DILG-Negros exec dies of COVID-19
DILG-Negros exec dies of COVID-19MANILA, Philippines — The director of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) office in Negros Occidental has died due to the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.Ferdinand Panes, 60, who was confined in a hospital in Iloilo, suffered a heart attack on Wednesday.“True to his calling as a public servant and despite the danger posed by the coronavirus, especially to people his age, he braved the threat of the pandemic every single day if only to serve the people,” Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said.Año gave assurance that all the necessary ass...
Does a high COVID-19 Recovery Rate mean we are nearing the end?
Recent coverage on COVID-19 has been celebratory of India’s 90%+ recovery rate. How is the recovery rate measured and does effectively convey fatality from COVID-19?By Anuja VenkatachalamIn the battle against COVID-19, recovery rates are recurrently used to convey that we are nearing the end of the pandemic. Recent coverage on COVID-19 has been dominated by India reaching a 90%+ rate of recovery. Does this mean that those infected are now at a lower risk of dying?In its most simplistic form, the Recovery rate, or what is now being termed “Discharge Rate” on the Ministry of Health and Family We...
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Giants left guard Will Hernandez tests positive for COVID-19; eight players, two coaches quarantined
NEW YORK — Giants left guard Will Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and will be placed on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list, according to sources.The Giants continued to practice Thursday afternoon at Quest Diagnostics Training Center, but the team has quarantined eight players, including Hernandez, and two assistant coaches for contact tracing purposes, per sources.Outside linebackers coach Bret Bielema and defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson are the assistants in quarantine. All but four of the Giants’ offensive linemen are quarantined. The eight players now quarantined in...
New York Daily News
Florida reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases for third straight day
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida health officials on Thursday said another 4,198 people in the state have tested positive for COVID-19, following the latest upward trend in the coronavirus pandemic.This follows a tally of 4,115 new cases Wednesday and 4,298 infections Tuesday. The state has had at least 794,624 COVID-19 cases since official counts began in March.While cases are up, testing positivity for new infections only dropped below 5%, according to the latest results for Florida residents. The 4.9% positivity reported Thursday followed three straight days above the level that experts say ...
Leveraging COVID-19 tools to fund Nigeria’s epidemic preparedness
The ongoing experience from the COVID-19 pandemic should provide a solid ground for the Nigerian government to change its attitude to the funding of epidemic preparedness in the country. The government and indeed the citizens have felt the devastation that COVID-19 visited on the economy and the response to it presents an opportunity for the country to improve on the funding of its healthcare and epidemic preparedness.The government and some financiers are investing substantial amounts of money in new molecular centers and delivery methods, spurring private-sector engagement and innovation. Ho...