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Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus; adding interferon may improve treatment

Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus; adding interferon may improve treatment

This finding means that patients with diabetes , congestive heart failure and kidney disease - who are already at higher risk of mortality from COVID-19 - can continue their regular ACE inhibitor reg...

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Trump's top coronavirus expert self-isolates following contact with infected staff member

Trump's top coronavirus expert self-isolates following contact with infected staff member

While agreeing that children on the whole do much better than adults with COVID-19, Fauci noted recent reports of severe disease among children and said it's still really not well understood. Meanwhil...

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Over 1800 COVID-19 patients have now recovered in British Columbia

Over 1800 COVID-19 patients have now recovered in British Columbia

The U.S. has the world's worst COVID-19 rates. Henry reported one new death from COVID-19 and 23 new cases over the weekend, bringing the total to 2,353. The line is open seven days a week from 8:30...

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NY youths die from syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

NY youths die from syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

The Times said state health commissioner, Dr. Howard A. Zucker, said that COVID-19 can attack organs and the lining of blood vessels, which doctors believe could cause clotting in some afflicted with ...

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg Tested For COVID-19 After Coughing Outburst In Parliament

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg Tested For COVID-19 After Coughing Outburst In Parliament

In a statement this afternoon Mr Frydenberg said as a matter of precaution he will isolate while he awaits test results. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and other senior ministers were just metres fro...

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Seeking release, California inmates try to infect selves with Covid-19

Seeking release, California inmates try to infect selves with Covid-19

Sheriff investigators say they are doing all they can to keep staff and inmates safe, but organizations like Justice LA, a coalition of groups working for prisoners' rights say he is only demonizing t...

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Five new cases in the far north

Five new cases in the far north

Two of the new cases are in the area of the village of La Loche and three others are near the village of Beauval. Outbreaks in medical facilities are declared after a single case is reported, as per p...

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Researchers Discover Promising New Treatment Against Covid-19

Researchers Discover Promising New Treatment Against Covid-19

The researchers found that patients who took the combination recovered within a flash period of 7 days, whereas patients who took the retroviral combination took 12 days to recover. Interferon beta-1b...

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Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Trump financial records case

Liberal Justice Elena Kagan told Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow, who also represented Trump in the impeachment hearings in January, that a "fundamental precept of our constitutional order is that the pres...

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LI Teen Among 3 NY Children Dead From Coronavirus-Linked Syndrome

LI Teen Among 3 NY Children Dead From Coronavirus-Linked Syndrome

In the United States and Europe, a small number of children have been hospitalized for a odd syndrome that experts say may be associated with COVID-19. Toxic shock syndrome is a life-threatening comp...

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Coronavirus: UK railway worker who was spat at dies of Covid-19

Coronavirus: UK railway worker who was spat at dies of Covid-19

British Transport Police says the incident was not reported at the time on March 22, but has now launched an investigation to find the suspect. However, the BTP say they are now investigating. Corte...

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Govt tweaks COVID-19 discharge policy, only severe cases to be tested

Govt tweaks COVID-19 discharge policy, only severe cases to be tested

Responding to a question over what precautions the patient should undertake during home isolation, it said the provision for home isolation of pre-symptomatic, very mild, mild confirmed cases of COVID...

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US diseases expert to testify

US diseases expert to testify

The World Health Organization has called on countries to show "extreme vigilance" when loosening Covid-19 restrictions as the top United States infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci , warned that...

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Call to 'shine a light' on Florence Nightingale's bicentenary

Call to 'shine a light' on Florence Nightingale's bicentenary

Shine a Light for the NHS will see people around the country shine a light out of their window at 8.30pm in support of nurses. The day is observed on May 12 every year to mark the contributions of n...

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When Will New York Re-Open? NY Forward Reopening Plan Details

When Will New York Re-Open? NY Forward Reopening Plan Details

Cuomo last week laid out a detailed plan for reopening that requires each regions to meet key requirements including testing, contact tracing, ensuring hospital capacity, and showing sustained decline...

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Trump refuses to wear mask to avoid harming re-election chances

Trump refuses to wear mask to avoid harming re-election chances

DONT MISSSchools reopen UK: Some pupils could return IMMEDIATELY - INSIGHTHousehold meaning: Can I meet more than one person outside household? So you can do your part to prevent the spread of the co...

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DeWine addresses importance of thoughtful childcare reopening

DeWine addresses importance of thoughtful childcare reopening

But the governor said he won't make an announcement until the state has the "most science-based and safety-based plan that we can put together". He emphasized rules need to focus on the safety of chil...

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COVID-19 hits another Cargill meat-processing facility in Canada

COVID-19 hits another Cargill meat-processing facility in Canada

The union representing the plant workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), says 171 employees are already at home either because they are sick or have come into contact with someone show...

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Colorado Restaurant Defies State Order, Draws Large Mother’s Day Crowd

Colorado Restaurant Defies State Order, Draws Large Mother’s Day Crowd

Douglas, Jr. said in a statement. "As the entity charged with enforcing the Governor's statewide Safer at Home Public Health Order , we will follow up with this restaurant to ensure that they, li...

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Alberta sees lowest COVID-19 increase in a month

Alberta sees lowest COVID-19 increase in a month

That's more than twice what the rest of the province has reported. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Office of Health, says 4,659 people in the province have now recovered from the novel cor...

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Small study in China finds coronavirus living in semen of some men

Small study in China finds coronavirus living in semen of some men

Until recently, coronaviral drug discovery had been a low priority relative to efforts to fight other viral diseases such as influenza, despite the fact that previous coronaviruses were responsible fo...

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New COVID-19 cases reported at Jackson County prison

New COVID-19 cases reported at Jackson County prison

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in their area Sunday, bringing the community's total to 607. Statewide, 288,858 coronavirus tests have been p...

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Vitamin D is associated with a low COVID-19 death rate

Vitamin D is associated with a low COVID-19 death rate

This needs further study, and I hope our work will stimulate interest in this area. Vitamin D regulates the response of white blood cells, preventing them from releasing such a large number of inf...

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NY to end stay-at-home order May 15

Cuomo said those areas had met seven metrics that will be used to determine when loosening restrictions is appropriate. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday sent an alert to government...

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FDA approves emergency authorization for new antigen COVID-19 tests

FDA approves emergency authorization for new antigen COVID-19 tests

Scott Gottlieb in an interview on Face the Nation Sunday said the first antigen test to discover COVID-19 was a "game changer". This method tests the antigens produced by the virus, prompting the bo...

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NYC coronavirus death toll may be thousands more than official tally

NYC coronavirus death toll may be thousands more than official tally

That figure is almost 5,300 higher than the official coronavirus tally that counts both lab confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths. Within the 24,171 excess deaths through May 2 calculated by the CD...

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High enzyme levels in men aids infection

High enzyme levels in men aids infection

Their study involved more than 2,000 elderly men and women with heart failure but no coronavirus infection, many of whom were taking common blood pressure drugs that block the effect of this enzym...

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Another Cargill plant closes after COVID-19 outbreak

Another Cargill plant closes after COVID-19 outbreak

Installation of plexiglass, the use of masks and visors, as well as staggered lunch breaks were also put in place before the infections. The union representing the plant workers, the United Food an...

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7,740 dedicated COVID-19 health facilities in 483 districts identified: Health Ministry

7,740 dedicated COVID-19 health facilities in 483 districts identified: Health Ministry

Asked about AIIMS Delhi Director, Dr Randeep Guleria's remarks citing modelling information that the peak of the illness in India could also be reached in June or July, Agarwal mentioned, "If we follo...

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Human Trials of Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Begin in U.S.

Human Trials of Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Begin in U.S.

A Pfizer pharmaceuticals laboratory in Chesterfield, Missouri, has produced a COVID-19 vaccine on an accelerated timeline, which started human trials last week. Contract manufacturers Lonza and Cata...

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Childhood vaccinations plunge since Covid-19 pandemic started, CDC says

Childhood vaccinations plunge since Covid-19 pandemic started, CDC says

With reports of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 disease cases in all 50 states, disruptions were anticipated in the US health care system's ability to continue providing routine preventive vaccination...

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Pandemic Conspiracy Video Removed From Facebook, YouTube

Pandemic Conspiracy Video Removed From Facebook, YouTube

In the video , Mikovits also describes the coronavirus as a conspiracy among people trying to profit from vaccines and raises concerns about vaccines. Another published study by the Whittemore Peters...

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Tips To Manage Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Epidemic

Acknowledge the problem - Check in with yourself and acknowledge that you're feeling anxious. Whilst it is important to keep up to date, too much upsetting media coverage is likely increase worry...

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Lowest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario since March

Lowest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario since March

Health officials say they completed over 17,000 tests in the last 24 hour period, that is down from the high of more than 19,000 completed tests reported Saturday. As of 10:30 am on May 10, Ontario is...

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Alberta officials share COVID-19 update for May 8

Alberta officials share COVID-19 update for May 8

They added that Alberta Health told them that they believed the six cases hadn't occurred in the workplace, but rather externally. Seventy-one Albertans were in hospital and 13 were in intensive care,...

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