Health Canada approves 1st rapid PCR coronavirus test, Spartan Bioscience says – National

Health Canada approves 1st rapid PCR coronavirus test, Spartan Bioscience says - National

Health Canada has approved a rapid on-site PCR coronavirus test developed by Ottawa-based Spartan Bioscience.In an emailed statement to Global News, they specified the Spartan COVID-19 PCR test kit is a “point-of-care test” to be administered by a health-care

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When should kids return to in-person learning? Western University researcher, colleagues finding answers

When should kids return to in-person learning? Western University researcher, colleagues finding answers

As students continue with online learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, researchers continue to grapple with two crucial questions: when and how should children go back to in-person learning?A Western University professor, alongside colleagues from across the globe, are

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Patient Health Utility Equations for a Type 2 Diabetes Model

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

OBJECTIVE To estimate the health utility impact of diabetes-related complications in a large, longitudinal U.S. sample of people with type 2 diabetes.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We combined Health Utilities Index Mark 3 data on patients with type 2 diabetes from

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Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 – National

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 - National

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden‘s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday.The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on

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Coronavirus: What you need to know about mRNA vaccines – National

Couple faces charges after flying to Yukon and receiving coronavirus vaccine - National

The two COVID-19 vaccines approved in Canada were created by using ground-breaking genetic technology that for years held huge promise, but always ran into roadblocks — until now. It’s called synthetic mRNA, or messenger RNA.Until 2020, no mRNA vaccine

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U.K. variant confirmed in COVID-19 outbreak at Barrie long-term care home

U.K. variant confirmed in COVID-19 outbreak at Barrie long-term care home

Health officials say the U.K. coronavirus variant — believed to be more contagious — has been confirmed in an outbreak at a Barrie long-term care home that has seen nearly all residents infected.The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit said

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U.K. doctors to ‘urgently review’ 12-week gap between coronavirus vaccine doses – National

The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, leaving experts worried - National

A major British doctors’ group says the U.K. government should “urgently review” its decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by

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Incremental Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19 Among Mexican Patients With Diabetes Attributed to Social and Health Care Access Disadvantages

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

AbstractOBJECTIVE Diabetes is an important risk factor for severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but little is known about the marginal effect of additional risk factors for severe COVID-19 among individuals with diabetes. We tested the hypothesis that sociodemographic, access to

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Ontario reports 2,359 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths

Ontario reports 2,359 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths

Ontario reported 2,359 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 252,585.“Locally, there are 708 new cases in Toronto, 422 in Peel, 220 in York Region, 107 in Hamilton and

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‘A senicide’: Strategic missteps, logistical hurdles plague Ontario’s early vaccine rollout

‘A senicide’: Strategic missteps, logistical hurdles plague Ontario’s early vaccine rollout

Kristin Hunter wept when she heard the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine had arrived in Canada in mid-December.“I was so excited that it was possible that the people that I loved, my dad in particular with his health

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