‘Neonatal November’ | Scoop News

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 8:34 amPress Release: Neonatal Trust Monday 1st November marked the start of ‘Neonatal November’ – a month to acknowledge neonatal journeys and the stress and anxiety many families go through, which this year has been even more traumatic due to the lockdowns imposed to help conquer COVID19. If the averages play … Read more

COVID-19 Latest: Daily cases drop by more than half from last week’s count

NORTH CAROLINA  — North Carolina continues to see a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases, according to N.C. health officials, and a big-picture analysis of all the raw data over the past few months shows metrics are finally decreasing.  There was a spike of cases and hospitalizations over the summer, which was fueled by the delta … Read more

Newfoundland forced to revert to ‘paper-based system’ after possible cyber attack on health-care network

Health care in Newfoundland and Labrador has reverted to a “paper-based system” in the wake of a catastrophic computer system failure over the weekend that may be the result of a cyberattack. Thousands of Newfoundlanders in need of non-emergency surgeries, cancer treatment and diagnostic imaging have had their appointments cancelled after the IT failure was … Read more

New York City Begins Enforcing COVID Vaccine Mandate For Municipal Workers, First Responders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City will start enforcing its COVID vaccine mandate for municipal workers Monday. That means tens of thousands of employees will be placed on unpaid leave until they get their first shot. READ MORE: NYC Vaccine Mandate: Mayor Says 91% Of City Workers Have At Least 1 Shot, Pushback Heats … Read more

Shanghai Disneyland tests 33K, closes 2 days over 1 contact

Fireworks boomed as visitors at Shanghai Disneyland waited for COVID-19 test results, surrounded by health care workers dressed from head to toe in white protective suits By HUIZHONG WU Associated Press November 1, 2021, 10:10 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TAIPEI, Taiwan — Fireworks boomed as visitors at … Read more

German minister calls for vaccine centers to be reactivated

BERLIN – Germany’s outgoing health minister is calling on state governments to reactivate some specialized COVID-19 vaccination centers that were closed in the late summer to help administer booster shots as new coronavirus infections increase rapidly. Germany’s standing committee on vaccination currently recommends booster shots for over-70s and a few other groups, but the health … Read more

Moderna says FDA delaying decision on its adolescent COVID-19 vaccine shot – National | Globalnews.ca

U.S. regulators are delaying their decision on Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 17-year-olds while they study the rare risk of heart inflammation, the company said Sunday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told the company Friday evening that its review could last until January, Moderna said. The company also said it will delay filing … Read more

COVID-19 Testing Urged In Canterbury Following Recent Wastewater Detections

Monday, 1 November 2021, 3:00 pmPress Release: Canterbury District Health Board With the Ministry of Health confirming the detection of COVID-19 in two new wastewater samples collected in Christchurch on Friday, it’s important Cantabrians who have any COVID-19 symptoms – no matter how mild – seek a test. Over the weekend more than 5,400 COVID-19 … Read more

Emergency Department Fails In Its Care Of A Girl Who Developed Septic Arthritis

Monday, 1 November 2021, 1:55 pmPress Release: Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell today released a report finding Hutt Valley District Health Board (HVDHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in its care of a teenage girl suffering … Read more