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United Kingdom and USA warn of cyber threat to health sector fighting virus

United Kingdom and USA warn of cyber threat to health sector fighting virus

The UK government now has "clear evidence" that "particularly dangerous" cybercriminals are targeting organisations and firms that are responding to the coronavirus crisis, foreign secretary Dominic...

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READ FULL: Ousted HHS vaccine expert files whistleblower complaint

READ FULL: Ousted HHS vaccine expert files whistleblower complaint

President Trump speaks in the Oval Office Wednesday. The officials also "demanded that NY and New Jersey be "flooded" with these drugs, which were imported from factories in Pakistan and India that ha...

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Adele shares rare photo on her 32nd birthday

The star shared her photograph showing off her drastic physical transformation, by rocking a little black dress with puffy sleeves but also put her tiny waistline on display for all to see. It would b...

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Twenty-three new COVID-19 cases in BC today

Twenty-three new COVID-19 cases in BC today

Retail stores, hair salons, child care, restaurants, libraries and museums could reopen soon . Schools expected to be open for classes in September . A ban on gatherings of more than 50 people is e...

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Governor Announces Plan to (Eventually) Re-Open Illinois

In 24 hours, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Will County increased by 138 to 3,225, and the number deaths from the virus increased by six over the previous day to a total of 178, accordin...

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India close to making crucial drug to treat coronavirus

Gilead's also discussing long-term licensing deals with generics makers in India and Pakistan to produce the COVID-19 drug for the developing world. 'There has been no other time like this in the ...

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DeVos issues final rules overhauling campus sexual assault policies

DeVos issues final rules overhauling campus sexual assault policies

Previously, sexual misconduct was defined in wider terms, applying to conduct which "interferes with or limits" the victim's access to school. Mr. Marcus said the policy "marks the end of the false ...

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Hacker Says Security Flaw Found In Aarogya Setu App; Govt. Denies

Hacker Says Security Flaw Found In Aarogya Setu App; Govt. Denies

The Aarogya Setu team has reverted with the counter-statement that suggests the ethical hacker's discovery of a security issue does not pose a risk to any user's personal information. In India, acco...

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COVID-19: United Kingdom reports highest official death toll in Europe

COVID-19: United Kingdom reports highest official death toll in Europe

Only the United States, with a inhabitants practically 5 occasions better, has suffered extra confirmed fatalities from the virus than Britain, in line with the information to this point. The figure r...

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Coronavirus researcher found dead in Pittsburgh-area home

Coronavirus researcher found dead in Pittsburgh-area home

Police say 37-year-old Bing Liu was inside his Ross Township home when a man shot him, then went outside of his vehicle and shot himself, WTAE is reporting . Professor Liu's bio on his research page ...

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Whitmer: 'So proud' Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing will happen in Kalamazoo

Whitmer: 'So proud' Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing will happen in Kalamazoo

The clinical trial will help the researchers evaluate whether the candidates are safe, which produces the strongest immune response that could fend off the coronavirus and what the dose should be. A...

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Adele Unveils New Look After Celebrating Her 32nd Birthday

Adele Unveils New Look After Celebrating Her 32nd Birthday

The photo marks Adele's first post on the social media app since last December when she posed with the Grinch in a silky black dress with a sweetheart neckline. This news came from a college stude...

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Ontario extends COVID-19 emergency orders and lower electricity rates

Ontario extends COVID-19 emergency orders and lower electricity rates

The province has completed 352,714 tests so far for the virus. Ford has been outspoken about his desire for the province to step up its testing game, with Ontario coming under fire last month for a ...

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Saputo confirms COVID-19 case at Wakooma Street dairy facility in Saskatoon

Saputo confirms COVID-19 case at Wakooma Street dairy facility in Saskatoon

Saputo's Wakooma St. plant employs 250 workers. Of the total number of cases, 204 are community contacts, 139 are travellers, 124 are being investigated by public health, and 45 don't have any known...

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Coronavirus outbreak: United Kingdom reveals details about contact tracing app

Coronavirus outbreak: United Kingdom reveals details about contact tracing app

Privacy experts have raised concerns about this method. As previously reported, Isle of Wight Radio journalist Oliver Dyer asked how the Government meant to get the Island's elderly population on ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering After Hospitalization for Gallbladder Treatment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering After Hospitalization for Gallbladder Treatment

After the court's first day of oral arguments by phone Monday morning, Ginsburg went for outpatient tests at a hospital in Washington. Ginsburg plans to participate via teleconference from the...

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UK Surpasses Italy With Highest Coronavirus Death Toll In Europe

UK Surpasses Italy With Highest Coronavirus Death Toll In Europe

Including deaths for Scotland and Northern Ireland, the toll on this measure now amounts to 32,313. While different ways of counting make comparisons with other countries hard, the figure confirmed ...

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Covid-19 effect?: 15 children get a mysterious syndrome in NY

Covid-19 effect?: 15 children get a mysterious syndrome in NY

In some patients the syndrome seems similar to a rare childhood illness called Kawasaki disease, which can lead to inflammation of the blood vessels, especially the coronary arteries. Overall, repor...

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Japan Extend Coronavirus State of Emergency to End of May

Japan Extend Coronavirus State of Emergency to End of May

The prefectural government set numerical targets for three areas and if the goals are met over the course of seven consecutive days, its restrictions could be lifted as early as May 15. However, museu...

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Coronavirus treatment: Antibody that blocks infection discovered

Taken together, these findings show that COVID-19 patients can mount antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 proteins and suggest that these antibodies are maintained for at least two weeks after discharge...

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COVID-19: Israel isolates coronavirus antibody in ‘significant breakthrough’

COVID-19: Israel isolates coronavirus antibody in ‘significant breakthrough’

These parameters, said the Institute, were the fact that the antibody was new and refined, with a low proportion of other proteins that could endanger the patient; that the antibody had been shown t...

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White House looking at winding down coronavirus task force, Pence says

White House looking at winding down coronavirus task force, Pence says

The U.S.is already the world most affected country by the pandemic, having recorded 1,170,719 infections and 68,046 deaths. Additionally, there is less mitigation taking place in the United States as ...

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Madagascar President launches `herbal cure` for COVID-19

Madagascar President launches `herbal cure` for COVID-19

Though little information on the trials has been made available - Rajoelina says two patients have been cured so far using the concoction - the president has been enthusiastically promoting the herbal...

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UK's official death toll is highest in Europe

UK's official death toll is highest in Europe

The figure exceeds the death toll of 29,315 in Italy - until now Europe's worst-hit country. That is still higher than Italy, which on Tuesday said it has recorded 29,316 virus fatalities to date,...

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United Kingdom coronavirus death is now the highest in Europe

With governments and health authorities across Europe taking different approaches to recording deaths - and the potential of some Covid-19 deaths not being recorded at all - it is impossible to know...

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Pfizer begins vaccine tests on humans

Testing began in Germany last month. And vaccine candidates made by Novavax and the University of Pittsburgh are expected to begin clinical trials shortly. Another vaccine, developed by Inovio , ...

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French hospital discovers COVID-19 case from December after retesting samples

French hospital discovers COVID-19 case from December after retesting samples

The samples had all initially been collected to detect flu using PCR tests, the same genetic screening process that can also be used to detect the presence of the novel coronavirus in patients infec...

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Federal Government Steps Up for Agri-Food Sector

Federal Government Steps Up for Agri-Food Sector

Launching a national AgriRecovery initiative of up to $125 million in funding to help producers faced with additional costs incurred by COVID-19. Several food processing plants, primarily in the mea...

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Study shows coronavirus has been spreading around France since December

Study shows coronavirus has been spreading around France since December

Now, a doctor says that a patient near Paris who was diagnosed with pneumonia on December 27 actually had coronavirus , the BBC reports. However, it's too early to know whether the patient was ...

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Northern Health surpasses 50 recorded COVID-19 cases, provincial total now 2224

Northern Health surpasses 50 recorded COVID-19 cases, provincial total now 2224

Henry said. Thirty-four of the new cases were discovered Saturday and 19 were recorded Sunday, bringing the province's total to 2,224. Broken down by health region, there are 845 cases in Vancou...

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What Parents Need to Know About Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19

What Parents Need to Know About Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19

New York City health commissioner Oxiris Barbot said in a statement that even though the relationship of this syndrome to COVID-19 is not yet defined, and not all of these cases have tested positive f...

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Location tracking banned for use in Apple and Google's contact-tracing API

Location tracking banned for use in Apple and Google's contact-tracing API

It requires public health apps to integrate with the system . The following set of screenshots show how a user would tell the system that they've been diagnosed COVID-19 positive. These systems u...

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Trump pushes economy reopening, says virus could kill 100000

Speaking at a two-hour virtual " town hall ", Mr Trump also denied that his administration had acted too slowly. President Donald Trump relaunched his election campaign Sunday with a live televi...

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Restrictions lifting in Alberta on non-urgent scheduled surgeries

Hinshaw also stated that there are now 621 active cases at continuing care centres throughout the province. The province's top doctor said that this move to include more symptoms is further reinforc...

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Coronavirus: AstraZeneca and Oxford University combine to find vaccine

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca and Oxford University combine to find vaccine

Oxford University said under the new agreement, the partners will seek to provide the United Kingdom with access to the vaccine as early as possible and will work with global partners to distribu...

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