Suresh Kakani, additional municipal commissioner (health), said, “We will take consent from all volunteers. It is good that KEM Hospital has been chosen as one of the centres. Our credibility is good and we are prepared to execute the trials, following procedures communicated by ICMR.” On August 3, India’s drug regulator, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), had granted permission to SII to conduct phase II and phase III human clinical trials of Covidshield in India. “After a thorough evaluation, the DCGI has given approval to SII to perform phase-II, III clinical trial based on the recommendations of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC),” a senior government official had told ANI. KEM dean Dr Hemant Deshmukh (above) said the ICMR wrote to the hospital on August 7, informing that KEM was one of centres where the trials will be conducted … [Read more...] about KEM Hospital set to start testing Covidshield, a Covid-19 vaccine developed at Oxford University in a week
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‘The rule of thumb that I follow myself, and encourage others to do, is to make sure you’re tested at least once every month,’ Varma said in a press briefing with the mayor. ‘In an ideal world, we would have readily available tests that people could even just get in their homes, but we’re not in that world right now. So about once a month is practical. … [Read more...] about NYC health officials urge residents to get tested for COVID-19 ONCE A MONTH as schools and businesses reopen – but doctors say results already take 14 days and tests should be saved for those who ‘need it most’
Counties are reporting new cases after a glitch in the CalREDIE reporting system was fixed, but most have yet to update their test positivity numbers. California Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Monday it would take 48-72 hours for county health departments to process the new test results. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus hospitalizations decreasing in all 9 Bay Area counties
A doctor (white blouse) speaks with quarantined people at the Cu Chi field hospital in HCMC - PHOTO: VNA HCMC - HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong has asked the authorities of various districts to receive health declarations from and perform Covid-19 tests on people coming from the Covid-19 epicenter of Danang and to penalize those who refuse to take tests, submit health declarations, remain in quarantine or provide incorrect information. … [Read more...] about HCMC to penalize people from Covid-19 hotspots who refuse tests
“We’ve expanded our supply chain, enhanced cleaning procedures in our stores and hired more than 100,000 new workers,” a Kroger spokesperson previously told CNN Business. “These steps have allowed us to expand store hours in select areas to safely meet the evolving needs of our customers as the country moves toward reopening.” … [Read more...] about More Than 4,000 Walmarts Will Soon Stay Open Until 10 P.M.