Beirut Blast: Man Rescued After Being Trapped in Rubbles for 16 Hours

One man in Beirut has been rescued from under the rubble where he had been trapped for over 16 hours, as the search for survivors continues in the wake of a massive explosion. Volunteers hooked him up to an oxygen tank to help him breathe while others tried to free his leg. At least 100 … Read more Beirut Blast: Man Rescued After Being Trapped in Rubbles for 16 Hours

First Kiwi woman to summit Mt Everest with oxygen tank recognised with NZ Order of Merit

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Use of medical masks when properly worn DOESN’T cause CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency

The prolonged use of medical masks can be uncomfortable. However, it does not lead to CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency. While wearing a medical mask, make sure it fits properly and that it is tight enough to allow you to breathe normally. Do not re-use a disposable mask and always change it as soon as … Read more Use of medical masks when properly worn DOESN’T cause CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency

Coronavirus tightens its grip on the most vulnerable in India | ITV News

As coronavirus appears to be loosening its grip in the UK, in India the numbers of cases and of deaths have been rising steeply since the start of May. It now has the world’s third highest case load after the United States and Brazil. In some rural parts of the country, public hospitals are ill … Read more Coronavirus tightens its grip on the most vulnerable in India | ITV News

Coronavirus: experimental drug stops virus from progressing

Researchers trialling an experimental drug on critically ill coronavirus patients, say it prevented their disease from progressing in 79% of cases. The experimental drug known as SNG001 is an inhaled formulation of beta-interferon developed by the pharmaceutical company Synairgen and was given to patients in hospital with COVID-19 who needed oxygen assistance. SUBSCRIBE to our … Read more Coronavirus: experimental drug stops virus from progressing

Firefighter gives his own oxygen mask to kid during daring rescue

Five people, including three children, were trapped after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Shijiazhuang City, central China’s Hebei Province on July 14. During the rescue, a firefighter gave up his helmet and oxygen mask to a boy. Finally, the firefighter removed all five from danger. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Firefighter gives his own oxygen mask to kid during daring rescue

The U.S. Carries Out Second Federal Execution Following a Hiatus of Nearly Two Decades

The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest. The execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims’ relatives and following … Read more The U.S. Carries Out Second Federal Execution Following a Hiatus of Nearly Two Decades

Remdesivir approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for severe coronavirus cases | ABC News

Remdesivir has been approved as Australia’s first coronavirus treatment option, but it is “not a silver bullet” and will not be available to everyone. The drug has received provisional approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for use in adults with severe COVID-19 symptoms as a promising treatment option to reduce hospitalisation times. However, it … Read more Remdesivir approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for severe coronavirus cases | ABC News

A Shortage of Medical Oxygen Has Poorer Countries Gasping for Air

As countless patients struggle globally to breathe due to Covid-19, a shortage of medical oxygen has poorer countries gasping for air. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake … Read more A Shortage of Medical Oxygen Has Poorer Countries Gasping for Air

Huge crowds on England’s south coast as people flock to beaches

Thousands of people defied advice to stay away from beaches and flocked to the south coast of England as the country experiences a bout of exceptionally hot weather. The masses forced Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council to declare a major incident as services were ‘completely overstretched’ Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Major … Read more Huge crowds on England’s south coast as people flock to beaches

Could Lying on Their Stomachs Help Covid-19 Patients?

Columbia University Medical Center’s Dr. Sanja Jelic says proning, or lying on one’s tummy, could increase oxygenation, which could aid coronavirus victims. Sanja is a physician and associate professor of medicine at Columbia University in New York. She is also the also the co-author on a paper about the use of the proning position in … Read more Could Lying on Their Stomachs Help Covid-19 Patients?

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (17 June 2020)

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom (UK) that show dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19. According to the early findings shared with WHO, for patients on oxygen alone the treatment was shown to reduce mortality by about one … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (17 June 2020)

New Drug Breakthrough in Battle Against Covid-19 #AskDrH | Good Morning Britain

A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus. The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say. The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for … Read more New Drug Breakthrough in Battle Against Covid-19 #AskDrH | Good Morning Britain

NHS rolls out £5 steroid that reduces deaths for most severe Covid-19 cases

A steroid readily available in NHS hospitals could help cut deaths from Covid-19, with scientists hailing the drug as a “major breakthrough” in the fight against the disease. Dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory drug currently used to treat arthritis, has been found to save one life for every eight patients on ventilators in the UK. For people … Read more NHS rolls out £5 steroid that reduces deaths for most severe Covid-19 cases