Tag Archives: death

Trump says coronavirus death toll ‘is what it is’ as he insists pandemic is ‘under control’ in U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an executive order signing event on “hiring American” in the very dark Cabinet Room of the White House, with the lights low and curtains drawn, in Washington, U.S., August 3, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump insisted that the coronavirus pandemic is “under control” in the United… Read More »

Pandemic has added significantly to Canada’s overall death toll: Ontario study

Article content continued “That’s one of the most interesting parts of the study,” said Rosella. “There was a behaviour change there, in terms of people who would typically go to the hospital.” Information in the coroner’s office database indicates that at least half of the excess cremations compared to the 2017-2019 period were people killed… Read More »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »

Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial; hydroxychloroquine may increase death risk

(Reuters) – The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Coronavirus vaccine appears safe in first-in-human trial A coronavirus vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics Inc appears to be safe and induced… Read More »