Tag Archives: Case

No new infections despite mystery case

Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday as 32,767 people were tested in the past 24 hours. There are 38 active cases of COVID-19 across the state, 28 of which are locally acquired cases. There are now more than 200 testing centres in operation across Victoria, including new testing sites in areas… Read More »

No leg to stand on? Supreme Court justices harp on key legal concept in ACA case

For all the partisan wrangling over the pivotal health law case, the Supreme Court Justices seem skeptical of whether the plaintiffs even have standing to bring the challenge against the Affordable Care Act in the first place.  The two-hour oral arguments held Tuesday largely centered on the question of standing, dominating the discussion more than any… Read More »

As pivotal ACA case heads to Supreme Court, potential outcomes are many

With the presidential election still hanging in the balance, all eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court and whether the justices will overturn the landmark Affordable Care Act. Still, legal experts say there are a number of possible outcomes for the final ruling and it’s not a choice between simply two results.  “I think about it… Read More »

Case of Ontario man who ignored COVID-19 quarantine order shows challenges of crucial contact tracing

Article content continued The public-health department of Peel region west of Toronto said Wednesday it typically manages to reach contacts within 24 to 48 hours of a case being identified. At the peak of the pandemic the unit had 237 staff doing contact tracing, though that number had dwindled to 190 by the end of… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »