NT COVID-19 hospital patient numbers hit new record, as infected man dies in Tennant Creek

NT COVID-19 hospital patient numbers hit new record, as infected man dies in Tennant Creek

A man with COVID-19 has died in Tennant Creek and the number of coronavirus patients in Northern Territory hospitals has reached a new record of 95. Key points: The lockdown in the Tiwi Islands community of Milikapiti has been extended until Sunday afternoon COVID-19 cases for the last reporting period were readjusted to a new … Read more

Long Covid expert says the world is in ‘deep trouble’ and millions may suffer debilitating issues

Long Covid expert says the world is in ‘deep trouble’ and millions may suffer debilitating issues

While some are hopeful the Covid pandemic will end soon, the long term effects of the virus may effect some survivors for years down the line and have debilitating effects on the lives of young and previously healthy people. ‘Long Covid’ is a somewhat common, mysterious and potentially devastating condition where a person suffers symptoms … Read more

Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant

Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant

MENDON, Mass. (AP) — A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to improve patients’ chances of survival. The family of DJ Ferguson said in a crowdfunding appeal this … Read more

Unvaccinated Boston-area man in need of unlisted heart

Unvaccinated Boston-area man in need of unlisted heart

DJ Ferguson, a 31-year-old man from the Boston area who needs a new heart, will not be listed for a heart transplant because he has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an update from Tuesday of an online fundraiser. The page and several reports indicate that he is receiving treatment at Brigham and Women’s … Read more

‘Marginal minority’ in truck convoy with ‘unacceptable views’ doesn’t represent Canadians: Trudeau

‘Marginal minority’ in truck convoy with ‘unacceptable views’ doesn’t represent Canadians: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the “marginal minority” heading for Ottawa in a convoy of trucks that have “unacceptable opinions” doesn’t represent how most Canadians feel. He made the comments at a press conference on Wednesday evening, following reports from Global News that far-right and white nationalist groups see the convoy as an opportunity. Read … Read more

Spotify to Take Down Neil Young’s Music After His Joe Rogan Ultimatum

Spotify to Take Down Neil Young’s Music After His Joe Rogan Ultimatum

Neil Young said Spotify was spreading fake information about vaccines through Joe Rogan’s podcast. Photo: eric lalmand/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Updated Jan. 26, 2022 4:41 pm ET Spotify Technology HER is removing Neil Young’s music, as the folk-rock star isn’t wavering in his objections to Joe Rogan’s podcast. The “Heart of Gold” and “Harvest Moon” singer … Read more

Los Angeles to cut oil drilling

Los Angeles to cut oil drilling

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a measure to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones. The measure would shut down the city’s oil and gas fields after a decade of complaints from residents about negative health effects, including nosebleeds, wheezing and coughing. City residents blamed the air pollution on … Read more

How Anthony Albanese plans to profit from Scott Morrison’s summer of discontent

How Anthony Albanese plans to profit from Scott Morrison’s summer of discontent

Late last year, Labor strategists knew their task for the summer was to give voters a better understanding of Anthony Albanese. To fill in the gaps of those who paid little attention to the federal opposition leader during the pandemic, but who can appoint every state premier. Then came Omicron, spiraling case numbers, PCR test … Read more

Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Salamanders do. Do as the starfish do. And now scientists have shown that frogs can regenerate amputated limbs, once their stumps have been treated with a multi-drug “cocktail”. The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, represent a significant advance in the field of regenerative medicine, which aims to replace human tissues and organs … Read more

DC to open new COVID center in Ward 4 with vaccines, boosters and COVID tests available – WJLA

DC to open new COVID center in Ward 4 with vaccines, boosters and COVID tests available – WJLA

DC will open a new COVID center in Ward 4 with vaccines, boosters and COVID tests availableWJLA .