COVID-19 misinformation in Canada cost at least 2800 lives, $300M in hospital expenses – CBC News

COVID-19 misinformation in Canada cost at least 2800 lives, $300M in hospital expensesCBC News Vaccine hesitancy, COVID conspiracies led to thousands of deaths, high cost for health care system, report findsThe Globe and Mail COVID-19 misinformation cost at least 2,800 lives and $300M, new report saysCBC News View Full Coverage on Google News

Study suggests Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is associated with higher levels of soluble ACE2 in the human brain

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers investigated ACE2 (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) levels among individuals with AD (Alzheimer’s disease). Study: Higher Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2) levels in the brain of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Image Credit: Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock Background The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused significant morbidity … Read more

Researchers estimate COVID-19 Omicron variant mortality in Denmark

In Denmark, all forms of social restrictions that were implemented to restrict the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causal agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, were lifted in early February 2022. Study: COVID-19 mortality attenuated during widespread Omicron transmission, Denmark, 2020 to 2022. Image Credit: Fit Ztudio/Shutterstock Subsequently, a … Read more

US Medical Diagnostics Market Report 2023 to 2027:

Dublin, Jan. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “US Medical Diagnostics Market (Product Type, End-User & Region): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2023-2027)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The US medical diagnostics market is anticipated to reach US$41.95 billion in 2027, witnessing growth at a CAGR of 4.62%, over the … Read more

Study shows increase in medical encounters six months post-SARS-CoV-2 infection, with vaccination lowering persistent symptoms risk

In a recent study published in JAMA Network Openresearchers identified factors related to PCC [post-COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019] symptoms and assessed changes in PCC medical visits. Study: Persistent COVID-19 Symptoms at 6 Months After Onset and the Role of Vaccination Before or After SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Image Credit: CROCOTHERY/Shutterstock Background COVID-19 patients may present with symptoms … Read more

Here are the latest tech layoffs as the industry shudders

The high-flying tech industry is facing a reckoning as the economy slows and customers pull back on spending. In the past month alone tech companies have cut nearly 50,000 jobs, reversing a hiring spree that surged during the pandemic as millions of Americans moved their lives online. Google-parent Alphabet is the latest to slash its … Read more

Preston Manning to chair panel reviewing Alberta’s COVID-19 response

Preston Manning takes to the podium for a news conference about a citizen-led inquiry into Canada’s response to COVID-19, Nov. 2, 2022 in Ottawa.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has appointed conservative stalwart Preston Manning, who has expressed interest in hearing “alternative scientific narratives” regarding the coronavirus, to chair a panel that will … Read more

LIVE: Department of Justice announces international cryptocurrency enforcement action — 01/18/23 – CNBC Television

LIVE: Department of Justice announces international cryptocurrency enforcement action — 01/18/23CNBC Television Justice Department to Announce Major International Crypto Enforcement ActionCoinDesk WATCH LIVE: Justice Department holds briefing to announce new action on “cryptocurrency enforcement”PBS NewsHour US to announce international cryptocurrency action statementReuters US Agencies to Announce International Cryptocurrency Action LIVENowThis News View Full Coverage on … Read more

Queensland’s COVID protocols downgraded from amber to green, so what’s changed?

COVID-19 will continue to place significant pressure on Queensland’s health system in 2023 with more waves predicted throughout the year, the state’s Chief Health Officer John Gerrard says. As Queensland’s fourth Omicron wave recedes, Dr Gerrard said it was impossible to know whether the virus would eventually become seasonal, like the flu. “What exactly happens … Read more