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Prestigious Medical Journal Blasts Trump's COVID-19 Response, Calls for New Leadership

Prestigious Medical Journal Blasts Trump's COVID-19 Response, Calls for New Leadership

Six "decision trees" present yes-or-no scenarios to help the businesses and organizations determine whether they are ready to reopen. "I don't worry about this overreporting issue", said Bob Anderso...

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Vitamin D could be linked to COVID-19 survival, study suggests

Vitamin D could be linked to COVID-19 survival, study suggests

Dr. Mohamed Halawa, professor of internal medicine and diabetes and head of the Endocrinology Department at Ain Shams University, said that acute vitamin D deficiency in adults leads to pain, soft bon...

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New Coronavirus Vaccine Starts Human Clinical Trial

New Coronavirus Vaccine Starts Human Clinical Trial

The University of Oxford's vaccine candidate showed promising signs when tested in a small number of monkeys, according to a new study. Researchers have reported that they were treated before givin...

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Rail worker dies with Covid-19 after being spat at

Rail worker dies with Covid-19 after being spat at

Within days, both women fell ill and tested positive for the virus. Mujinga was admitted to Barnet Hospital on 2 April and was put on a ventilator but she died three days later. She was "a good pers...

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COVID-19 pandemic also poses potential psychological risks, warns UN

COVID-19 pandemic also poses potential psychological risks, warns UN

These included redressing historic under-investment in psychological services, providing "emergency mental health" via remote therapies such as tele-counselling for frontline health workers, and worki...

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Fort Bragg convalescent plasma donations to help fight against COVID-19

Fort Bragg convalescent plasma donations to help fight against COVID-19

Plasma donations from those who have recovered from COVID-19 can be made through the American Red Cross. "We greatly appreciate the generosity of the public, and those recovered COVID-19 patients who ...

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COVID-19 may never go away, just like HIV

COVID-19 may never go away, just like HIV

The WHO emergencies director also condemned the attacks on healthcare workers, saying over 35 "quite serious" episodes were recorded in April in 11 countries. Transmission was estimated to be greate...

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Coronavirus: experts link Covid-19 with rare inflammatory disease in children

Coronavirus: experts link Covid-19 with rare inflammatory disease in children

Immunoglobulin is used in an IV drip to treat Kawasaki disease, and Portman said this treatment greatly reduces the chances of heart problems. The syndrome presents in children as persistent fever, ...

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America faces 'darkest winter', has no master plan: U.S. whistleblower

America faces 'darkest winter', has no master plan: U.S. whistleblower

In a statement, the department said Bright was "using his taxpayer-funded medical leave to work with partisan attorneys who are politicizing the response to COVID-19". "He was asked to go over to NI...

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Coronavirus Might Become An Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

Coronavirus Might Become An Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

Dr Tedros warned that there was no guaranteed way of easing restrictions without triggering a second wave of infections . "The pattern that seems to be emerging is that it is diseases of lifestyle ...

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CDC issues warning on mysterious COVID-19-linked syndrome that affects children

CDC issues warning on mysterious COVID-19-linked syndrome that affects children

In recent weeks, several countries have reported cases of children affected by the condition with symptoms similar to those of a rare condition , Kawasaki disease . It urged medical workers to r...

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Ontario confirms 258 new coronavirus cases, 33 more deaths

Ontario confirms 258 new coronavirus cases, 33 more deaths

No details about the other individual to test positive for the virus were released. Ontario's first COVID-19 death in long-term care dates back to March 24. The province says 1,026 COVID-19 patients...

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New coronavirus case confirmed in Jackson County, Ohio

New coronavirus case confirmed in Jackson County, Ohio

The county has reported two deaths due to the virus. Remember that wearing a cloth face covering when in public is strongly recommended to protect others. As a public service, Morris Hospital & Shaw M...

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Virus 'eminently capable' of spreading through speech

Virus 'eminently capable' of spreading through speech

Researchers at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) asked participants to loudly repeat the phrase "Stay healthy" for 25 seconds inside a closed box. Micro-dr...

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Alberta to reopening economy today with delays in two COVID-19 hotspots

Alberta to reopening economy today with delays in two COVID-19 hotspots

Alberta's chief medical officer of health, Dr Deena Hinshaw addressed the possibility of re-opening the province's economy based on regions. Also, opening businesses in the most affected areas of Al...

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Kate Middleton and more royals thank nurses amid coronavirus pandemic

Andrew Fleming, Deputy High Commissioner to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The palace believes it could be the first time audio of a phone call made by the Queen has been released. The Countess of ...

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PM rejects Starmer's call to correct record on care home guidance comment

PM rejects Starmer's call to correct record on care home guidance comment

Boris Johnson has failed to address 10,000 "unexplained" deaths in care homes during the coronavirus outbreak. "Given this, I expect you to come to the House of Commons at the earliest opportun...

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Cats with no symptoms spread coronavirus to other cats in lab test

Cats with no symptoms spread coronavirus to other cats in lab test

Then, later that same month, two cats in NY became the first pets in the U.S.to test positive. In the study, researchers infected three cats and found that all of them were shedding the virus after ...

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Japanese experiment shows how quickly one person can spread coronavirus

On May 8, Japanese public broadcaster NHK released a video that featured an experiment created to show how far a virus can spread from an infected person at a buffet-style restaurant. The substa...

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White House names heads of 'warp speed' coronavirus vaccine effort

White House names heads of 'warp speed' coronavirus vaccine effort

Experts have said the best case scenario for vaccine development would be 12 to 18 months. Slaoui earned a Ph.D.in molecular biology and immunology from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, a...

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Remdesivir: Five India and Pakistan firms to make drug to 'fight coronavirus'

Remdesivir: Five India and Pakistan firms to make drug to 'fight coronavirus'

The deal will be royalty-free until the WHO decides the outbreak is no longer a global health crisis. or until another pharmaceutical product is proven effective in treating or preventing COVID-19. Wh...

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Pope Francis Urges Governments Hire more Nurses | coronavirus

Pope Francis Urges Governments Hire more Nurses | coronavirus

The Pray For Humanity initiative organised by the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity should be used to promote a world "where amicability and diversity values prevail instead of fanaticism, bigotry,...

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Governor Murphy Announces Baby Steps to Reopen the State

Governor Murphy Announces Baby Steps to Reopen the State

Most of that is owned by local towns and cities, save for Island Beach State Park which is owned by New Jersey, and Sandy Hook Beach , which is owned by the National Park Service and U.S. To cut ca...

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Allergies, children and virtual check-ups in the age of COVID-19

Allergies, children and virtual check-ups in the age of COVID-19

This is accomplished through transfusions of plasma, which reduces the body's own immune response that is causing the inflammation". The syndrome, which has been likened to Kawasaki disease, has been ...

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Whistleblower to warn Congress of 'grave risks' of rushing to reopen US

Whistleblower to warn Congress of 'grave risks' of rushing to reopen US

HHS spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley has disputed Bright's account, saying in a statement on Tuesday that he was transferred to a job where he was entrusted to spend around US$1 billion to develop diagnos...

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United Kingdom in talks with Roche over 'game-changer' coronavirus test

United Kingdom in talks with Roche over 'game-changer' coronavirus test

Fighting antibodies which attack the coronavirus show that person has been infected in the past, but they do not prove they are protected against it in future. With the news that the United Kingdom ...

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World Health Organization chief says:

World Health Organization chief says: "Just like HIV, coronavirus may never go away"

The Galway-trained medic added that he was not comparing the diseases in any other sense but that it was to illustrate that nobody 'can predict when or if this disease will disappear'. Even if they fi...

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Coronavirus linked to rare 'Kawasaki-like' disease in children, Italian study finds

Coronavirus linked to rare 'Kawasaki-like' disease in children, Italian study finds

That's what Bobby Dean's family did, even though they live in Steuben County, which has only 239 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and is in a part of the state set to start reopening some workplaces on Fri...

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These Are the States Reporting Cases of Coronavirus-Linked Child Inflammatory Syndrome

These Are the States Reporting Cases of Coronavirus-Linked Child Inflammatory Syndrome

In Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said a 10-year-old boy is on a ventilator as a result of an inflammatory disorder linked to COVID-19, reported the Louisville Courier-Journal. "So this is something, o...

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New coronavirus antibody test found to have 100% accuracy, PHE finds

New coronavirus antibody test found to have 100% accuracy, PHE finds

Professor John Newton, the national coordinator of the UK Coronavirus Testing Programme, said although it was still unclear to what extent the presence of antibodies indicated immunity to Covid-19, ...

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Businesses cautious as first phase of Alberta's relaunch approaches

Businesses cautious as first phase of Alberta's relaunch approaches

Restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars can open at 50 per cent capacity. Hair salons and barbershops will also reopen on May 25 in Calgary and Brooks. "Better to be safe than sorry", Kenney said. It's ho...

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World Health Organization warn that COVID-19 may never go away

World Health Organization warn that COVID-19 may never go away

If HIV health services were stopped by COVID-19, the study indicates that several countries could see a drastic rise in new infections among children. But we have some perfectly effective vaccines on ...

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"This virus may never go away", WHO says

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed it was still possible to control the virus, with effort. It's this anecdote, among so many others of people who've died because they opted no...

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Province to launch COVID-19 serology survey

Province to launch COVID-19 serology survey

Henry, at her daily briefing, was asked what advice she had for singles looking to expand their bubbles with new romantic partners when coronavirus-related restrictions start to diminish. "We have con...

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Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana

Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana

The herbal remedy is produced from artemisia, a plant with proven efficacy against malaria, and other indigenous herbs, according to the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research , which developed the b...

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