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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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Pennacchio: State Imposed 'No Test Order' for Admission to Nursing Homes

Pennacchio: State Imposed 'No Test Order' for Admission to Nursing Homes

CMS also outlined the increase in reporting requirements in a memo sent to all states. Federal health officials say they will soon be releasing data to the public about COVID-19 at nursing homes, ...

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FDA Commissioner Enters Self-Quarantine After Exposure To Coronavirus

Anthony Fauci , is preparing to begin what he describes as a "modified" self-quarantine after potentially coming into contact with the novel coronavirus . "During a task force meeting Wednesday, a he...

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Doctors consider possible COVID link to unusual childhood syndrome

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Amid growing concerns among health officials in regard to a multi-system inflammatory condition seen in children that's believed to be related ...

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Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine has moved to second phase of testing

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine has moved to second phase of testing

The Phase 1 trial showed that the vaccine is safe for humans. The Company is finalizing the protocol for the Phase 3 study, which is expected to begin in the early summer of 2020. The first doses ar...

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Ontario deaths from COVID-19 concentrated in those above 80

Ontario deaths from COVID-19 concentrated in those above 80

As of May 7, some 71.4 per cent of all COVID-19 cases (13,990) were considered to be resolved, up from 70 per cent the day previous . There are 213 people in intensive care and of those 166 people ar...

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LA County to Start Reopening on May 8

LA County to Start Reopening on May 8

Businesses that can start to reopen include certain retail stores, florists and vehicle dealerships, although they will all have to provide curbside pickup. "If you are out and about this weekend, ple...

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Bill could forgive student loans for healthcare workers on COVID-19 frontlines

Bill could forgive student loans for healthcare workers on COVID-19 frontlines

On Tuesday, May 5, Maloney introduced a bill that would forgive public and private student loans incurred from medical school or other professional education for healthcare workers who are battl...

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Supreme Court to hear new arguments over ACA's birth control mandate

Supreme Court to hear new arguments over ACA's birth control mandate

After the Trump administration took over, officials announced a rule change that allows many companies and organization with religious or moral objections to opt out of covering birth control withou...

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Doctors Say Rare Disease Striking Children May Be Linked To Coronavirus

Doctors Say Rare Disease Striking Children May Be Linked To Coronavirus

The daily death toll, Cuomo noted, has "been persistently, consistently in the 200-range for the past few days". News found at least 85 such cases in children across the U.S. To be sure, it's hard...

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Walla Walla County now says no coronavirus parties occurred

Walla Walla County now says no coronavirus parties occurred

They're now walking back those comments. The belief of the people who are conducting the parties is that they can be immune to the virus by first being infected with it. Three deaths were linked to ...

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WHO Scientist: Coronavirus originated in bats and can infect cats

WHO Scientist: Coronavirus originated in bats and can infect cats

He said that it was not yet clear whether Wuhan's market led to the initial cases of coronavirus in China and whether it was its real source or that it only played a role in further spreading the dise...

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May 2020, 9 People Have Recovered From COVID-19 So Far

May 2020, 9 People Have Recovered From COVID-19 So Far

The test kit provides results in approximately 2-3.5 hours and has been validated on commonly available qPCR instruments by the Institut Pasteur of France. Health officials and politicians have been p...

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Mother's Day a more distant affair in 2020

Mother's Day a more distant affair in 2020

Berejiklian clarified that unlike other smaller states, NSW has to deal with the pandemic in a different way to make sure surges in confirmed COVID-19 cases will not happen. Two adults and their depen...

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Japan Plans To Approve Gilead’s Remdesivir Today

Japan Plans To Approve Gilead’s Remdesivir Today

The federal government's announcement, for instance, made no mention of California, Pennsylvania, and Florida - meaning the states with the fifth-, sixth-, and eighth-highest Covid-19 case totals, res...

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New York child dies from rare disease linked to Covid-19

New York child dies from rare disease linked to Covid-19

The symptoms of this new syndrome have some similarities to Kawasaki Disease , in that they both affect the heart, he said . COVID-19 cases in NY dropped to their lowest levels overall, Mr. "We th...

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WH Concern Deepens as 11 Members of Secret Service Test Positive

The vice president, who has led the coronavirus task force, flew to Iowa on Friday to meet with faith leaders about holding "responsible" gatherings and to discuss the food supply at Midwestern grocer...

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