WHO’s chief scientist says there’s a ‘very real risk’ of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen

Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there’s “every chance” of a resurgence as economies reopen, says the WHO’s chief scientist. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

WHO’s chief scientist says there’s a ‘very real risk’ of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen

Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there’s “every chance” of a resurgence as economies reopen, says the WHO’s chief scientist. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Texas reports a record number of hospitalized coronavirus patients after state reopened early

There are currently 1,935 Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the state, topping the previous hospitalization record of 1,888 patients on May 5. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Contact tracing has become a fast-growing job opportunity with many people still out of work due to the pandemic

For individuals who have found themselves out of work over the last few months due to the coronavirus outbreak, contact tracing is becoming an unexpected job opportunity. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

‘Concerned’ scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to tamp down on incendiary speech

Scientists backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook to take a stronger stand on misinformation and incendiary speech. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent coronavirus infection, study with more than 800 people finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19, is no better than a placebo in preventing infection of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Watch live: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus and George Floyd protests

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Talkspace CEO says he’s pulling out of six-figure deal with Facebook, won’t support a platform that incites ‘racism, violence and lies’

The company’s CEO said that he pulling out of a deal with Facebook that would have been potentially lucrative. But he said he can’t move forward until the company moderates post that incite violence. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

New Jersey to open outdoor dining, retail shops on June 15 as tri-state region slowly eases restrictions

Currently, restaurants and nonessential retailers in New Jersey are only allowed to provide curbside service. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus amid nationwide protests

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the national protests for the police killing of George Floyd and the Covid-19 outbreak. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Russians claim to have an effective treatment for the coronavirus, which hospitals will start using in June

Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug to treat Covid-19 and will start delivering courses of the drug, Avifavir, to hospitals in June, according to Russia’s sovereign wealth fund (RDIF). Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. school systems brace for budget cuts, global cases approach 6 million

The coronavirus has infected more than 5.95 million people around the world as of Saturday, killing at least 365,437 people. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden has surged past President Donald Trump in raising cash from the health-care industry. The development comes as Trump falls in the polls during his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

University of Miami president, an ex-WHO official, says students can return safely to campus this fall because they’re low risk for Covid-19

“The key here is also to understand, this is the population with a low risk,” University of Miami President Dr. Julio Frenk told CNBC on Thursday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Safety, Sickle Cell, and HIV Testing

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Safety, Sickle Cell, and HIV Testing

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

Mount Sinai Health System co-chair worries about coronavirus coinciding with flu and cold season

“We’re all going to learn, but Mount Sinai will be ready for this,” Mount Sinai Health System co-chair Richard Friedman told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Coronavirus patients treated with Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine at higher risk of death, study says

Patients who took the drug or chloroquine were also more likely to develop irregular heart rhythms, researchers said. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

As death toll nears 100,000, some Americans break from social distancing during holiday weekend

The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus neared 100,000 on Monday, as Americans — some who decided to forgo social distancing — wrapped up their Memorial Day weekends. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns

Hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has repeatedly touted as a potential game changer in fighting the coronavirus, is an anti-malarial drug that’s also used by doctors to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol … Read more…

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

Help spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, and National Women’s Health Week in May. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

At least 80 million infants could be at risk of various diseases as coronavirus outbreak disrupts routine vaccination

Slightly more than half of the 129 countries reporting data to the World Health Organization, UNICEF, Gavi and the Sabin Vaccine Institute indicated that routine childhood immunization services were moderately to severely disrupted, or were totally suspended, from March to … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccine in China produces neutralizing antibodies in early-stage trial

A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared to provoke neutralizing antibodies in dozens of patients in an early-stage clinical trial, an important step in developing a vaccine that might provide immunity to Covid-19. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

Ohio’s Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: ‘This is not about whether you’re left or right’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks on Sunday by joining North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum in dismissing the politicization of wearing face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: National parks may be next vacation spots, NY deaths fall to lowest level since March

Covid-19 has infected more than 5.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 340,875. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared

Hospitals have restarted elective surgery and diagnostic procedures this month and are seeing strong demand from patients rescheduling cases, but executives worry about the pipeline for new procedures, once they’ve worked the through the backlog. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia

Seriously ill Covid-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous irregular heart rhythms, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

“We are developing at a pace that has never been done before,” Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Celebrating Active and Healthy Women and Girls During National Women’s Health Week

By the Honorable Nan Hayworth, MD, Member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…

At least 4 states combined numbers from two tests, possibly providing a misleading picture of coronavirus spread

At least four states combined data from two different test results, potentially providing a misleading picture of when and where coronavirus spread as the nation eases restrictions. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Trump has ‘legal responsibility’ to wear coronavirus mask during Ford factory visit, Michigan attorney general says

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said state law requires President Donald Trump to wear a mask guarding against coronavirus when he visits a Ford factory. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Russia’s coronavirus cases top 300,000 but deaths suspiciously low: ‘We conceal nothing,’ Kremlin says

Russia’s coronavirus cases surpassed 300,000 on Wednesday, cementing its position as the second-worst-hit country from the virus after the U.S., but there are increasing questions over the country’s low death toll. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Report

Laws and policies can help communities increase breastfeeding rates while supporting achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Webinar: A Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Suicide: The Role of Law, Policy, and Social Determinants of Health

Join us on Tuesday, May 26, at 12:30 p.m. ET for a webinar to learn how a comprehensive approach that includes laws and policies can be used to prevent suicide. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As … Read more…

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Growing tensions over China’s handling of coronavirus could lead to a ‘much worse’ trade war, investor says

Rising tensions over how China handled the coronavirus outbreak could be a “major risk” to global recovery, David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund said. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Moderna CEO says no single drugmaker can produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for the planet

“I really hope we have three, four, five vaccines, because no manufacturer can make enough doses for the planet,” Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said during CNBC’s Healthy Returns Virtual Summit. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Doctor who survived Ebola: US needs more coronavirus testing to prevent ‘constant interruptions’

“We don’t have what we need in place to be able to do what needs to be done well, the good bread-and-butter public health: testing, contact tracing, isolating,” said Dr. Craig Spencer of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Health and … Read more…

Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK

New Charity initiative Bytes for Heroes asks the tech industry to “do lunch” together virtually every Wednesday to raise funds London, 12th May 2020 – Today, recently launched UK technology led charity initiative Bytes for Heroes has announced #lunchbytes, a … Read more…

Leading Jersey Legal Practice Drives Document Innovation Through Zylpha

Respected Jersey based specialist family law practice Claire Davies, Advocate has chosen electronic document bundling software from leading legal software innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com). The move has proved extremely timely as the island’s Royal Court (Family division) is now actively encouraging … Read more…

Loneliness is on the rise due to the coronavirus. These entrepreneurs are making tackling isolation their business

We’ve all been a lot more isolated lately. But while social distancing has been a challenge for many, others have turned it into an opportunity. CNBC Make It speaks to three entrepreneurs whose businesses are fighting to beat loneliness. Health … Read more…

Loneliness is on the rise due to the coronavirus. These entrepreneurs are making tackling isolation their business

We’ve all been a lot more isolated lately. But while social distancing has been a challenge for many, others have turned it into an opportunity. CNBC Make It speaks to three entrepreneurs whose businesses are fighting to beat loneliness. Health … Read more…

Taiwan says it wants to join an important WHO meeting after coronavirus strategy success. China objects to this

Taiwan is campaigning furiously to attend the next World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting to be held from May 18 as the island’s successful coronavirus containment strategy has attracted the world’s attention. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Taiwan says it wants to join an important WHO meeting after coronavirus strategy success. China objects to this

Taiwan is campaigning furiously to attend the next World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting to be held from May 18 as the island’s successful coronavirus containment strategy has attracted the world’s attention. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Mylan CEO says its global supply chain helped it experience ‘minimal disruption’ during pandemic

Some countries may have more domestic manufacturing than the U.S., but “no country’s capable of … making all the medicines they need for their populations,” Mylan CEO Heather Bresch told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Mylan CEO says its global supply chain helped it experience ‘minimal disruption’ during pandemic

Some countries may have more domestic manufacturing than the U.S., but “no country’s capable of … making all the medicines they need for their populations,” Mylan CEO Heather Bresch told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says

“Certainly, there have been some reported cases of putative relapse, so, people who have fallen sick again,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Virus hits Trump’s inner circle, unemployment rivals Great Depression: This week’s recap and our best reads

The U.S. shed a record number of jobs in April, Trump’s personal valet tests positive for virus: This weeks news recap and our best reads. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Virus hits Trump’s inner circle, unemployment rivals Great Depression: This week’s recap and our best reads

The U.S. shed a record number of jobs in April, Trump’s personal valet tests positive for virus: This weeks news recap and our best reads. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dental practices shed a record 503,000 jobs in April, but are already starting to bring workers back this month. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

New York investigates coronavirus in children after 5-year-old NYC boy dies from complications, Gov. Cuomo says

New York is investigating how Covid-19 impacts children after a 5-year-old boy in New York City died due to coronavirus-related complications, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

New York investigates coronavirus in children after 5-year-old NYC boy dies from complications, Gov. Cuomo says

New York is investigating how Covid-19 impacts children after a 5-year-old boy in New York City died due to coronavirus-related complications, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…