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‘You must stay at home,’ says Johnson as United Kingdom adopts coronavirus lockdown

‘You must stay at home,’ says Johnson as United Kingdom adopts coronavirus lockdown

Under the measures, people will only be able to leave their homes for essential supplies, medical help, or to travel to work if it is "absolutely" unavoidable. But he admitted: "This will be very toug...

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BC orders all salons and spas closed to prevent coronavirus spread

BC orders all salons and spas closed to prevent coronavirus spread

Bonnie Henry and Minister for Health Adrian Dix who urged B.C. residents to "build a firewall" against the virus. Five more people have been admitted to hospital, for a total of 27. People who have ...

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Girl, 12, fighting for her life at Atlanta hospital after coronavirus diagnosis

Girl, 12, fighting for her life at Atlanta hospital after coronavirus diagnosis

Justin Anthony, Emma's cousin and an Atlanta restaurateur, says the 12-year-old is in stable condition and in the best hands possible to get her through this situation. "I know first hand how unsafe i...

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Pakistani PM Khan urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran

Pakistani PM Khan urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to temporarily lift sanctions on Iran, one of the worst-hit countries by COVID-19. But Washington has made it clear to I...

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Scientists confirm COVID-19 evolved in nature

Scientists confirm COVID-19 evolved in nature

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA, and Princeton Universities have discovered that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 can remain stable for long periods of ti...

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Ohio Planned Parenthood Refuses to Follow Order that Halts Abortions During Coronavirus

Ohio Planned Parenthood Refuses to Follow Order that Halts Abortions During Coronavirus

The Ohio attorney general's office ordered clinics to stop all "nonessential" abortions because of the coronavirus, but advocates claim these procedures can not be delayed "without profound conseque...

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COVID-19 cases in Virginia Beach jumps to 17

COVID-19 cases in Virginia Beach jumps to 17

Submit it for publication at Fort Hunt Herald by completing the form here or emailing editor@forthuntherald.com . "We at VDH express our condolences to those families", said Peninsula Acting Health...

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Coronavirus in NYC: Region Is Now an Epicenter of the Pandemic

Coronavirus in NYC: Region Is Now an Epicenter of the Pandemic

Cuomo also announced Sunday he is requesting the Federal Government have the Army Corps construct temporary hospitals at: Stonybrook, Westbury, Westchester, and Javits. "We have to be honest about thi...

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COVID-19: Drive test centres closed across Ontario

COVID-19: Drive test centres closed across Ontario

The man later returned to Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Hospital on March 14 and died on March 21. "Stay at home, stay safe, and buy only essential supplies, perhaps once a week". Italy, th...

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BC announces $5 billion in income and business support

BC announces $5 billion in income and business support

Henry responded to widely expressed concerns about people not following those guidelines over the weekend. Earlier Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed frustration about people ignoring s...

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Losing Sense of Smell and Taste Could Be a Symptom of Coronavirus

Losing Sense of Smell and Taste Could Be a Symptom of Coronavirus

Data collected on COVID-19 patients on board the Diamond Princess Cruise, the place of one of the first major outbreaks of the disease, showed that 17.9 per cent infected people did not show any sympt...

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Man in 70s Toronto's first COVID-19-related death

He died Saturday, the agency said. A healthcare worker at the Ottawa Hospital has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) has confirmed. Trudeau has been hol...

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Ontario enlists businesses in COVID-19 fight

Ontario enlists businesses in COVID-19 fight

It's still not clear when schools in Ontario will reopen. Supermarkets, pharmacies and shopping centers will remain open, and public transport will continue to operate to meet people's daily needs. Th...

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No proof that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms: Health Canada

No proof that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms: Health Canada

However, there is an ongoing controversy about using an anti-inflammatory drug called ibuprofen. The company's statement comes in the wake of the World Health Organisation (WHO) stating earlier th...

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WHO Says Europe is Now Epicenter of COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO Says Europe is Now Epicenter of COVID-19 Pandemic

As of Friday, there were more than 136,000 cases of COVID-19 reported in 117 countries, according to statistics compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Drastic measures: The WHO says it still want...

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First two COVID-19 cases confirmed for Grande Prairie

First two COVID-19 cases confirmed for Grande Prairie

The one death in Alberta was in the Edmonton Zone. Eleven people are now in hospital because of the virus, and six of those are in the intensive care unit. That's what we're looking for. "That's w...

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Covid-19 WhatsApp service launched by World Health Organisation

Covid-19 WhatsApp service launched by World Health Organisation

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom said with more than 280 thousand cases reported worldwide and a death toll of more than 11 thousand each day brings a "new and tragic milest...

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Apple Donating 2 Million N95 Masks in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple Donating 2 Million N95 Masks in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

In a tweet, Cook, a native of Alabama, said Apple has been helping "source supplies for healthcare providers fighting COVID-19". The company has "placed purchase orders for millions of face masks ...

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Brie Larson is set for a role in an Animal Crossing tape

Brie Larson is set for a role in an Animal Crossing tape

If, like me, your social media feeds are full of people talking about (and screenshotting!) Animal Crossing New Horizons , you might be wondering if the game really is as popular as it first appear...

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Cases of COVID-19 community spread confirmed in Ottawa

Cases of COVID-19 community spread confirmed in Ottawa

In Ottawa , the city is preparing to open Monday a temporary isolation centre at the Routhier Community Centre for people in the shelter system who have to self-isolate. De Villa reported that there ...

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Digestive symptoms linked to worse COVID-19 results

Digestive symptoms linked to worse COVID-19 results

Medical researchers in Shanghai examined the symptoms and transmission patterns of COVID-19 among almost 2,200 pediatric patients between the ages of 2 and 13. More: Taking your temperature to check ...

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Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs over 10,000

Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs over 10,000

Although Italy has nearly doubled China in confirmed cases - some 41,000 vs 81,000 - the European country is now where the most coronavirus related deaths reported globally with 3,405 fatalities. Chin...

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Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Found Up To One Year — WHO Official

People under 50 comprise a significant number of people requiring hospitalisation, said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general. Stating that the 12 patients who died were also elderly...

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About coronavirus (COVID-19)

About coronavirus (COVID-19)

For others, especially people who are elderly or have compromised immune systems, COVID-19 is life-threatening. However, contrary to their usage, these words aren't all equal in formal definition. It'...

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Did Bill Gates Predict the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Did Bill Gates Predict the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Bill Gates recently took to Reddit for a Ask Me Anything (AMA) session about the coronavirus pandemic. Answering a question about the frequency of testing in Seattle, Gates said testing in the ...

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British Columbia COVID-19 Update March 21

British Columbia COVID-19 Update March 21

Health Minister Adrian Dix echoes Henry's comments. "This is really, for all of us, as individuals and a society, the greatest fight of our time". Province-wide, there are now 27 people in hospita...

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Italy shuts factories as daily toll nears 800

Italy shuts factories as daily toll nears 800

With 4,825 deaths, Italy has a higher toll than even China (3,255) where the outbreak began late previous year. In the last 24 hours alone, an additional 793 people have died in Italy due to Chi...

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Calhoun County records first coronavirus case

Calhoun County records first coronavirus case

Additional case in IowaDES MOINES - During her news conference Friday afternoon , Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds confirmed Iowa's 45th case of coronavirus . -Retirement communities and long-term care center...

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Remaining cruise ship passengers return to Wisconsin

Remaining cruise ship passengers return to Wisconsin

The three passengers and one crew member who tested positive for the virus were aboard the Ruby Princess , operated by Carnival Corporation & plc, which arrived at its home port of Sydney Thursday ...

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The CPS announced a new incubation period COVID-19

The CPS announced a new incubation period COVID-19

The private biotech developed what it calls a rapid pandemic response platform for the quick development, manufacturing and distribution of therapeutic antibodies. The Seattle area was the early epi...

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Coronavirus: Physician at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus: Physician at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota tests positive for COVID-19

The first local COVID-19 case was confirmed Thursday by Columbus' St. Francis Hospital, where that patient is now under treatment in the Intensive Care Unit. "He didn't have any other symptoms but thi...

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Clinical Trials of the First Novel Coronavirus Vaccine begin in the US

Clinical Trials of the First Novel Coronavirus Vaccine begin in the US

The funding comes as the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) funds PHE to evaluate vaccines in their pipeline vaccine that are destined for clinical trials as early as April 2020....

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FDA authorizes first rapid, 'point of care' coronavirus test

FDA authorizes first rapid, 'point of care' coronavirus test

It can take at least a few days to get results from current coronavirus tests, which typically are sent in batches to reference labs, said Dr. David Persing, the company's chief medical and technology...

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First confirmed COVID-19 cases in Grande Prairie

A total of 11 people have been hospitalized with infections, including six in intensive care units - one more than Friday. It was also reported that three people in Alberta have fully recovered from...

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Four members of New Jersey family die days apart from COVID-19

Four members of New Jersey family die days apart from COVID-19

Shortly afterward, the family learned she had coronavirus . "They didn't deserve this, they're too young", she said. "Gravely ill" and breathing through a ventilator, the mom of 11 and grandmother of...

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