At the main bus terminus in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, international travelers are tempted with offers of counterfeit travel vaccination certificates. Counterfeit travel vaccination certificates can greatly jeopardize disease control, stated the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) African region in a press statement on October 30, 2020.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.
The Order issued on October 30, 2020, establishes a framework of actionable items for the cruise line industry to follow so they can resume passenger operations with an emphasis on preventing the further spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships and from cruise ships into communities, and to protect public health and safety.
Hawaii’s Governor David Ige announced that starting November 6, 2020, travelers from Japan may bypass the State of Hawaiʻi’s mandatory 14-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from a trusted testing partner in Japan.
However, the test must be taken no earlier than 72-hours prior to departure and the test results must be negative.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the restart after reviewing all safety data
Decline in active management reflected by decrease in FRAX online fracture risk assessments
More than 41,000 COVID-19 patients hospitalized across the country, a 40 percent rise in the past month
Hazard ratios for COVID-19-related death, hospitalization 10.39 and 4.94 in adjusted analyses
Increased antibody responses associated with male sex, older age, hospitalizations for COVID-19
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 1.2% of patient visits reported through the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network were due to influenza-like illness (ILI) during week #42.
This ILI percentage is well below the national baseline rate of 2.6%.
‘While outpatient ILI activity remains low, many people are accessing the healthcare system in alternative settings. Therefore, traditional healthcare providers are not seeing increased numbers of cases of ILI,’ says the CDC.
Randomized phase II trial shows no drop in progression to severe disease, all-cause deaths