Tag Archives: Covid19

Drug used for horses makes its way to COVID-19 patient prescriptions

Drug used for horses makes its way to COVID-19 patient prescriptions

FORT MYERS, Fla. – A drug commonly given to horses is now making its way onto prescriptions for patients fighting COVID-19 in Southwest Florida.  The drug is called Ivermectin, and it’s been around since the 1980s. Ivermectin is approved to treat scabies, or bed bugs, in humans.  Dr. Sunil Lalla, a critical care pulmonologist with Lee Health, is writing scripts to help patients with COVID-19.  “We are using it on patients that have long-term COVID,” said Dr. Lalla. “It is an overall safe drug that has been used […]

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Dogs sniffing out COVID-19 in Hampton Roads may one day help stop the spread

Dogs sniffing out COVID-19 in Hampton Roads may one day help stop the spread

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — James Overton with American K-9 Interdiction trains dogs to detect explosives, drugs and bed bugs. But the COVID-19 virus? They apparently can do that, too. “I was extremely skeptical of it,” he said. Then the dogs proved him wrong. 10 On Your Side went to watch a training session at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth. Inside a large room, he had seven buckets set up with tubes attached. Inside each of the tubes was a sample taken from a cheek […]

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Home Insecticides Market Analysis by Trends, Technological Advancement, Forecast till 2027 & COVID-19 Effect – The Manomet Current

Home Insecticides Market Analysis by Trends, Technological Advancement, Forecast till 2027 & COVID-19 Effect – The Manomet Current

This Home Insecticides market report is generated with the intention to provide an outline of the market via featured market segmentation. Precise and specific data is offered in this report about the scope and overview of the market that also covers its restraints, drivers and current trends. All the miniature aspects of the industry in terms of quality and quantity are presented in this report. A thorough study of the competitive landscape of the market globally is presented here. It also helps players to benefit themselves, as […]

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Companies Most and Least impacted by Covid-19 Report 2021 – The Courier

Companies Most and Least impacted by Covid-19 Report 2021 – The Courier

Who hasn’t experience the gross infestation of rodents and roaches? Be honest. We all have experienced the 3 am dinner parties of the roaches in our kitchens. We have seen our grandma and mom getting annoyed by the spoiled food now and then. We have heard gross stories about bedbugs and termites from our friends and neighbors. These pests are a serious threat to all living things including humans, animals, and plants. Mosquitos, flies, fungus, termites, and cockroaches can infest our lives and environment with potential germs […]

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Knox County Detention Center using UV light machine to ‘zap’ COVID-19 off surfaces

Knox County Detention Center using UV light machine to 'zap' COVID-19 off surfaces

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Since the pandemic outbreak in Kentucky, LEX 18 has received hundreds of emails from viewers concerned about the spread of COVID-19 inside Kentucky’s detention centers. Some might argue that the spread there isn’t relevant, given the inmates are locked down, and not likely heading to the mall, or some other public setting anytime soon. But what about those who visit the detention centers? What about the guards and other staff members who go home each night? Or the inmate who is only […]

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Bedbug calls may be down during COVID-19, but just wait

Bedbug calls may be down during COVID-19, but just wait

Though bedbugs aren’t spreading as rapidly as they did before COVID-19 restrictions were imposed, infestations remain a grim reality for many Toronto residents. Toronto Public Health (TPH) and pest control companies have noticed fewer bedbug sighting calls in the past year as people leave their homes less frequently during the pandemic, slowing the spread of insect across the city. The tiny, bloodthirsty pests are hitchhikers, jumping from one person’s clothes and belongings to the next. But “when we have these lockdowns and people are just staying at […]

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Alachua company training dogs to detect COVID-19

Alachua company training dogs to detect COVID-19

ALACHUA, Fla. (WCJB) – Frontline workers may soon be joined by four-legged co-workers. Pepe Dogs, also known as J & K Canine Academy Inc. in Alachua, currently has four dogs in training to detect COVID-19. “We always look at the opportunity that we have with dogs when something like this happens … and this pandemic has affected so many people, so many of my clients, and so many of the families around us that we felt there were something we could possibly do with the dogs,” said […]

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