Tag Archives: Tests

Pentagon says no state of alert change after Trump tests positive for coronavirus

(L-R) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley hold an end of year press conference at the Pentagon on December 20, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday there were no changes to the Defense Department’s state… Read More »

Hepatitis Day 2020 Date, Theme & Significance: Know More About the Liver Condition and Its Tests

Every year World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 to raise awareness about the liver disease. Hepatitis is fatal and claims about 1.4 million lives every year. The inflammation disease of the liver can be self-limiting sometime but can even progress to fibrosis aka scarring, cirrhosis or liver cancer. According to the World Health… Read More »

NHS and care home staff will get access to coronavirus antibody tests from next week

NHS and care workers will FINALLY get free coronavirus antibody tests after Number 10 agrees deal with pharmaceutical giant Roche Hundreds of thousands of frontline NHS and care workers to be offered the tests Tests scour the blood for antibodies, produced by body in response to COVID-19 Presumed that presence of antibodies provides degree of… Read More »

COVID-19 survey shows 85% of primary care practices lack personal protection equipment and tests

A new survey has found that 46% of primary care physician practices have no capacity for COVID-19 testing and 51% lack adequate personal protective equipment. More than half, 52% of practices, report COVID-19 is having severe and near severe impact on their practice. Fifty-eight percent have cancelled well and chronic care visits to accommodate need… Read More »