Tag Archives: Deaths

Grim figure marks more Aussie deaths

Victoria’s chief health officer has painted a grim picture of the impact the state’s rising case numbers will have on it’s COVID-19 death toll. The state recorded 238 new cases on Wednesday and Professor Brett Sutton warned it is highly likely more people will die due to the continually high number of infections. Professor Sutton… Read More »

Bacterial predator could help reduce COVID-19 deaths

A type of virus that preys on bacteria could be harnessed to combat bacterial infections in patients whose immune systems have been weakened by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, according to an expert at the University of Birmingham and the Cancer Registry of Norway. Called bacteriophages, these viruses are harmless to humans and… Read More »

Britain announces 164 coronavirus deaths taking total to 36,839

Britain announces 164 coronavirus deaths -almost level with last week’s Sunday total – taking total to 36,839 as Boris prepares to decide if lockdown should be eased further The figure is similar to last Sunday (170) and only includes hospital deaths The full count across all settings will be published at some stage this afternoon … Read More »

Dr. Birx predicts up to 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths ‘if we do things almost perfectly’

Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx (R) speaks with US President Donald Trump and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 29, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty… Read More »

Doctors Hid Data on Stent Deaths

A stent is a wire mesh tube that may be implanted into a coronary artery during a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or angioplasty, procedure. It’s intended to treat a clogged artery, which has reduced blood flow due to a buildup of fatty deposits, or plaque. The blockage can lead to a heart attack, but the… Read More »

Who influenza deaths per year

They highlight the importance of influenza prevention for seasonal epidemics, most people recover from fever and other symptoms within a week without requiring medical attention. Among the elderly, had slightly lower, and children deaths among some of the most vulnerable. Related lower respiratory per infections occur in developing countries, vaccines are the most effective way… Read More »