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COVID-19 UK – baby shampoo could help protect against coronavirus says study

Study lead Professor Craig Meyers said: “While we wait for a vaccine to be developed, methods to reduce transmission are needed. The products we tested are readily available and often already part of people’s daily routines.” As part of the study, researchers tested several everyday protects, including a 1 percent solution of baby shampoo, peroxide… Read More »

Trump administration announces deal with CVS and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccine to seniors in long-term care

The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and staff in long-term care facilities. The vaccine will be free of charge and available for residents in all long-term care settings, including skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care homes and… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Victoria recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, its highest daily total in nine days. * One further death took Victoria’s virus toll to 807 and the national figure to 895. * Victorian authorities are desperately trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak linked to a butcher at Chadstone Shopping Centre after… Read More »