Coronavirus: 28,000 virtual volunteers ‘adopt a grandparent’ to help carehome residents during lockdown

Coronavirus: 28,000 virtual volunteers ‘adopt a grandparent’ to help carehome residents during lockdown

More than 28,000 people from across the world have signed up to an “Adopt a Grandparent” scheme aimed at helping carehome residents during the coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Professor John Forsyth, medical director for transplant and organ donation at NHSBT, said other countries had already reached the point where transplants were no longer possible.It is safe to donate blood during the Covid-19 outbreak, the NHS says.

Anti-vaccine nonsense spurred NY’s largest outbreak in decades

Anti-vaccine nonsense spurred NY’s largest outbreak in decades

with 111 posters participating Share this story Health officials in New York are cautiously optimistic that they have a large measles outbreak under control after tackling the noxious anti-vaccine myths and unfounded fears that fueled the disease’s spread.

Consumer Alert: CDC Warns "Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce" Amid E. Coli Outbreak | Live in the Now

Consumer Alert: CDC Warns "Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce" Amid E. Coli Outbreak | Live in the Now

coli strain also has the “same DNA fingerprint” as an outbreak last year in the United States and in Canada, which killed five people and sickened 210 in 36 states.The CDC says,”This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available.”U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner (FDA) Scott Gottlieb stated, “This isn’t the first romaine outbreak we have seen in the recent past, and we will continue to take steps to identify the root causes of these events and take action to prevent future outbreaks.”This warning comes only two days before Thanksgiving.

Why Is so Much Romaine Lettuce Toxic?

Why Is so Much Romaine Lettuce Toxic?

Given the time of year, the current outbreak is thought to involve romaine lettuce grown in California.4 The probable source of the contamination is manure runoff from a nearby concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO).