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First day of school postponed in Hartford, Connecticut, after ransomware virus

First day of school postponed in Hartford, Connecticut, after ransomware virus

While fatalities increased by three to 41,554, Van-Tam urged caution: "It's all very well saying that hospital admissions and deaths are at a very low level in the UK". Health Secretary Matt Hancock s...

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AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets?

AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets?

The vaccine is being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca , and the illness of the volunteer has yet to be disclosed publicly. The nature of the illness and when it happened were not deta...

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Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Halted After Participant Suffers From Adverse Reaction

Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Halted After Participant Suffers From Adverse Reaction

AstraZeneca, one of the co-signers of the open pledge , told a United States outlet that trials of their vaccine candidate were temporarily suspended after a patient fell seriously ill. AstraZeneca h...

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Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased

Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased

Johnson's government also unveiled a new public information campaign entitled "Hands". "We want to set out very clearly for everybody - so that everybody has the chance to see these rules, read them...

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Lung, heart harm in Covid-19 patients improve with time

Lung, heart harm in Covid-19 patients improve with time

The patients were scheduled to return for evaluation six, 12 and 24 weeks after their discharge from hospital. "It is sobering to hear that more than half of the patients in this study showed damage...

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307 new cases of Covid-19 and one further death

307 new cases of Covid-19 and one further death

Of that total, 876 people have recovered or are recovering, 75 have been hospitalized at some point during their illness and 15 people have died, the county data show. Do not underestimate the risks...

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B.C. nightclubs shut down over COVID-19 case spike

B.C. nightclubs shut down over COVID-19 case spike

The amendments to public health orders come as the province reported 429 new cases of COVID-19 over a four-day period, bringing the total to 6,591. "In addition, liquor sales in all bars, pubs and r...

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Pharma giants pledge safe testing for COVID-19 vaccine

Pharma giants pledge safe testing for COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's clinical hold has now influenced researchers in competing trials to go through their own research, to locate any potential reactions in their studies , STAT also reported . An AstraZ...

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"Immense Inflammation" From Post-COVID Syndrome Severely Damages Children’s Hearts

Moreover, according to Alvaro Moreira from Texas Health Sciences Center University, MIS-C can occur 3-4 weeks after the virus is infected, even in asymptomatic cases. In addition, this study found d...

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Covid-19: Health worker rapes 44-year-old woman in Kerala

Covid-19: Health worker rapes 44-year-old woman in Kerala

At their first visit, more than half had at least one persistent symptom - mainly breathlessness and coughing. The patients were hospitalised at the University Clinic of Internal Medicine in Innsbru...

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Half a million US kids diagnosed with Covid-19

Half a million US kids diagnosed with Covid-19

It seemed, at first, that children were not getting coronavirus to speak of. If we had a crystal ball we could tell you what will happen, but unfortunately we don't know. The more we vaccinate, the ...

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Coronavirus: 307 new cases and one further death in Republic

Coronavirus: 307 new cases and one further death in Republic

One new case have been confirmed in Leitrim bringing the total up to 89, the county had nearly gone a month with no new cases but this week the number rose by four. "We are monitoring with growing con...

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Second stimulus check: Republicans unveil coronavirus relief bill; Is second stimulus included?

Second stimulus check: Republicans unveil coronavirus relief bill; Is second stimulus included?

U.S. Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday will introduce an approximately $300 billion coronavirus aid bill, according to senior aides, which Democrats promptly dismissed as insufficient for meeting...

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158 new COVID cases overnight

158 new COVID cases overnight

Ontario is reporting 158 new cases of COVID-19, with the majority of new infections recorded in the Greater Toronto Area. She said 29 of the province's 34 public health units reported five or fewe...

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Ontario records close to 200 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario records close to 200 new COVID-19 cases

Etches said. "We can avoid having to send so many children home if people really stick to those assigned seats and we have a process to make sure that's happening". Of the new patients reported over t...

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Grocery Stores That Are Offering Flu Shots Right Now

Grocery Stores That Are Offering Flu Shots Right Now

Pamela Hardy will be getting her 11-year-old twins vaccinated against flu as soon as an immunization program begins but she's anxious about how public health officials will deal with any overcrowding ...

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ICMR new advisory allows 'On-Demand' COVID-19 testing

ICMR new advisory allows 'On-Demand' COVID-19 testing

Testing of all asymptomatic high-risk individuals (people above 65 and those with co-morbidities etc.) in containment zones. All asymptomatic high-risk individuals in containment zones should be t...

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With 3,093 new cases, Bengaluru’s still state’s worst-hit

With 3,093 new cases, Bengaluru’s still state’s worst-hit

The first-ever reinfection of COVID-19 was reported in Hong Kong in August. The patient had, however, "recovered well" and was "discharged successfully" after testing negative for the viral infectio...

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No new deaths, 102 new cases of Covid-19

No new deaths, 102 new cases of Covid-19

It becomes the 12th confirmed case of COVID-19 ever recorded in the shire, none of which remain active. The province notes more information will be shared during a COVID-19 public health briefing sche...

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Northeastern University dismisses 11 students for violating social distancing policies

Northeastern University dismisses 11 students for violating social distancing policies

The students were staying at the Westin Hotel as part of a modified study overseas program that lets first-year students live off campus in Boston. However, before departure, they were required to und...

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Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases nears 1.3m

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases nears 1.3m

Today's jump was the third straight daily record in India, government data showed, provisionally carrying its tally past Brazil , which has just over 4.1 million cases, although the time difference...

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President Trump Threatens To Defund California Schools Over The ‘1619 Project’

His tweet was made in reply to another user who wrote, "California has implemented the 1619 project into the public schools". The president's 1619 tweet was posted after he directed the Office of ...

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Global Coronavirus Death Toll Could Reach 2.8 Million by Start of 2021

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Could Reach 2.8 Million by Start of 2021

The death toll in the US, India, and Brazil are expected to be the worst. It previously projected 317,697 deaths by December 1. IHME says its projections are based on an epidemiological model that...

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Kerala Ambulance Driver Arrested For Allegedly Raping Teen Covid Patient

The 20-year-old girl was assaulted sexually while being taken from Pathanamthitta to the COVID care centre in Kozhencherry. The incident took place on the night of September 5 when two COVID-19 pa...

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Australian government to fund CSL's (ASX:CSL) manufacture of covid vaccine

Australian government to fund CSL's (ASX:CSL) manufacture of covid vaccine

It will take possession of the first 3.8 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in January and February 2021, and then receive a further 30 million doses, Morrison will say in extracts from an annou...

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Inexpensive Steroids Can Save Lives Of Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

Inexpensive Steroids Can Save Lives Of Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

Of the newly imported cases, three were reported in Guangdong and Shaanxi provinces each, two in Shanghai, and one in Fujian and Gansu provinces each, the commission said in its daily report. Hospital...

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Staff member at Brampton elementary school tests positive for COVID-19

When school opens next week, if a student or teacher tests positive, only people considered to have been in close contact with the person will be directly contacted by health officials, said Dr. Upon ...

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COVID-19: Russian vaccine trial successful in human

COVID-19: Russian vaccine trial successful in human

The SEC, while recommending approval, laid down the conditions that the trial sites should be different from the sites where the present clinical trials are going on for the vaccine through the intram...

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V, Russia's Covid-19 Vaccine Is Showing Positive Results!

V, Russia's Covid-19 Vaccine Is Showing Positive Results!

The vaccine was registered in Russian Federation in August, before it had gone through large-scale trials. "The data on the Russian vaccine studies reported in The Lancet are encouraging", said ...

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Russian Federation markets COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

Last month, the approval from Russian authorities raised concerns among Western scientists over lack of safety data, with some warning that moving too quickly on a vaccine development could be risky...

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Coronavirus: UK working on 20-minute covid-19 test

Coronavirus: UK working on 20-minute covid-19 test

People contacted by the health service's Test and Trace programme in England must self-isolate for 14 days if they have been a recent contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, but they are not told to get...

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Quarantine 'confusion' in the United Kingdom following split on Portugal restrictions — Travel latest

Quarantine 'confusion' in the United Kingdom following split on Portugal restrictions — Travel latest

The number of people infected with coronavirus in Portugal in the last week has exceeded the threshold of the number at which the authorities are considering mandatory 14-day self-isolation. England...

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CDC Has Not Reduced the Death Count Related To COVID-19

CDC Has Not Reduced the Death Count Related To COVID-19

Both the federal health agency and Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a top White House coronavirus advisor, say there is no truth to the tweet, which...

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Three dead, 147 infected after COVID super-spreader wedding

Three dead, 147 infected after COVID super-spreader wedding

None of them had attended the wedding. Her 97-year-old husband, Frank Dentremont, who is a WWII veteran and the oldest resident of East Millinocket, was hospitalized at the same facility a few days ...

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Ontario reports 30 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday

Ontario reports 30 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday

As of Saturday, the Ontario government is reporting 169 new cases across the province - that compared to the 148 that were reported Friday. The nation's capital hasn't seen a daily case tally in t...

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