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India joins 62 nations seeking probe into Covid outbreak

India joins 62 nations seeking probe into Covid outbreak

Ardern swiftly said she had no comment as she is not involved in the drafting process. Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the ABC on Sunday he was yet to receive a response from his efforts to s...

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COVID-19 killed more people than cancer and dementia COMBINED in April

COVID-19 killed more people than cancer and dementia COMBINED in April

This includes whether the disease was the underlying cause or not. The Office for National Statistics says the disease was mentioned on 12,000 death certificates issued for care home residents. Howe...

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Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson win charity skins match in Florida

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson win charity skins match in Florida

It meant McIlroy was responsible for winning eight skins and contributing £1m, with Johnson claiming three skins. Wolff, a 21-year-old Californian with big game and plenty of swagger, earned $450,00...

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COVID-19: NY Launches New Website Showing Nearest Testing Sites

COVID-19: NY Launches New Website Showing Nearest Testing Sites

The state has confirmed roughly 2,000 new cases per day recently, with the cumulative figure exceeding 350,000 as of Saturday. Any essential worker who directly interacts with the public while worki...

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Doctor explains rare syndrome linked to COVID-19

Doctor explains rare syndrome linked to COVID-19

Doctors have not said that COVID-19 causes the symptoms but have said that the illness is linked to PIMS. So far, epidemiological studies have shown that children appear to be less affected by COVID-1...

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Health worker becomes Sabah's fifth Covid-19 fatality

Health worker becomes Sabah's fifth Covid-19 fatality

Malaysia recorded 22 new Covid-19 cases today, marking its third lowest daily new cases in two months. He said the 113rd death (Case 6,856) involved a Malaysian female aged 53 who had a history of e...

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Queensland aged care residents evacuated after nurse tests positive

Queensland aged care residents evacuated after nurse tests positive

There have been no positive results for any of the woman's contacts so far, and wider testing is being conducted, as Rockhampton residents are being asked to come forward if they have any symptoms. Th...

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Coronavirus vaccine 'may never be found'

Coronavirus vaccine 'may never be found'

A total of £38 million is also being invested in creating a "rapid deployment facility" to ensure, if a vaccine is created, it can be made widely available across the United Kingdom, though Mr Sharma ...

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Vitamin D supplementation a key factor in COVID-19 severity

Vitamin D supplementation a key factor in COVID-19 severity

But another researcher at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital is waiting for approval to begin a double-blind clinical study on vitamin D and w...

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Four deaths, 58 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta

Four deaths, 58 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta

Meanwhile, in the Edmonton zone, 518 cases have been recorded, 60 of them active. In Brooks, there are 80 active cases of the virus, down from three yesterday. These guidelines include making limite...

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Coronavirus Outbreak: WHO says COVID-19 vaccine has entered clinical trials

Coronavirus Outbreak: WHO says COVID-19 vaccine has entered clinical trials

This antigen is expected to generate an immune response from the body when administered to human beings. As countries around the world race to make an antidote against the deadly coronavirus , a to...

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Kendall Jenner wasn't diagnosed with anxiety until much later

Kendall Jenner wasn't diagnosed with anxiety until much later

She then opened up about the more hard days she goes through in quarantine: 'The days that I don't really have as much going on, I tend to get a bit anxious, ' she revealed, adding that she usually me...

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Eric Trump: Covid-19 Will 'Magically' Go Away After Election

Eric Trump: Covid-19 Will 'Magically' Go Away After Election

Former Vice President Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee to take on US President Donald Trump in November. Biden wants 270 electoral votes to beat Trump this 12 months, and officers on ...

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Coronavirus vaccine testing done using monkeys is successful

Coronavirus vaccine testing done using monkeys is successful

The development has been welcomed as encouraging signs for a vaccine now undergoing human trials but experts warn that it remains to be seen if it is as effective in humans. Groups likely to be at the...

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Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

On Friday, China reported four new confirmed cases in the mainland for May 14, up from three cases a day earlier, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement on Friday. Recent outbreaks i...

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Oxford on corona virus vaccine

Oxford on corona virus vaccine

When injected, the self-amplifying RNA vaccine delivers genetic instructions to muscle cells to make the "spike" protein on the surface of the coronavirus . The UN agency said it initiated a petition...

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Vic restaurants to open in June

Vic restaurants to open in June

Tables will need to be spaced at least 1.5 metres apart, as per current physical distancing guidelines. Staff will also have to be screened to ensure they don't have symptoms. More regulations will ...

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SHA ends COVID-19 outbreak warning at La Loche Health Centre

SHA ends COVID-19 outbreak warning at La Loche Health Centre

The new case is in Saskatoon, bringing the province's total cases to 591. Eight people are in the hospital, five of whom are receiving inpatient care (one in the north, two in Saskatoon and two in R...

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The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

Henry said each business must have a COVID-19 safety plan in place that customers, employees and public health officials may access, and WorkSafeBC is available to help develop the plans. "Much of the...

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Montana lab at forefront of coronavirus vaccine research

Montana lab at forefront of coronavirus vaccine research

According to the researchers, "After exposure to the coronavirus, the vaccine protected the monkeys' lungs from harm and prevented the virus from forming and growing its copies in the body". Oxford's ...

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Obama Criticizes Coronavirus Response & Talks Ahmaud Arbery Shooting at Commencement Address

Obama Criticizes Coronavirus Response & Talks Ahmaud Arbery Shooting at Commencement Address

You know all those adults that you used to think were in charge and knew what they were doing? Since leaving office in 2017, Obama has typically refrained from criticizing his successor following ...

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The race to deploy COVID-19 contact tracing apps

The race to deploy COVID-19 contact tracing apps

When the Southeast Asian city-state launched its app TraceTogether in March, total confirmed Covid-19 cases were well under 1,000. One such measure that is being considered both here and overseas is...

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World Health Organization official announces that 'the coronavirus may never go away'

World Health Organization official announces that 'the coronavirus may never go away'

More than 100 potential vaccines are being developed , including several in clinical trials, but experts have underscored the difficulties of finding vaccines that are effective against coronaviruses...

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Coronavirus explained: does wearing a face mask protect you from Covid-19?

Coronavirus explained: does wearing a face mask protect you from Covid-19?

Researchers at Middlesex University found that more men than women believe that wearing a face mask is "shameful" and not "cool" in the survey of 2,459 people living in the U.S. Researchers sampl...

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One new COVID-19 case in Sask. Saturday, 25 more recoveries

This is the highest single-day increase in recoveries since the first case was reported in the province on March 19. There have been 164 cases in the Saskatoon area, 106 in the north region, 76 from t...

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Snohomish County health officials probe positive blood tests

Snohomish County health officials probe positive blood tests

A few days later, an IL woman was diagnosed with the second known case, and by the end of the month, the federal government had declared a public health emergency. Dr. Chris Spitters said 35 people ha...

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21 more cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 1 new death

21 more cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 1 new death

With the second phase of the provincial government's Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan - which includes the retail sector - still expected to begin on May 19, Hudson's Bay has announced it will reopen its sto...

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Coronavirus: 15 further deaths and 92 new cases

Coronavirus: 15 further deaths and 92 new cases

The figures were contained in the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency's weekly statistical bulletin . The latest figures bring Ireland's death toll to 1,497. Currently, residents and st...

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Pakistan to start manufacturing COVID-19 treatment drug

Pakistan to start manufacturing COVID-19 treatment drug

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday , he said a Pakistani pharmaceutical company has concluded its voluntary licensing agreement with U.S. US-based firm Gilead signed non-exclusive vo...

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France says coronavirus death toll rises to 27,625, Europe News & Top Stories

France says coronavirus death toll rises to 27,625, Europe News & Top Stories

The boy died at La Timone hospital in Marseille in what doctors labelled an " extremely rare " death, according to French media. In the last three weeks, several countries have reported cases of c...

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New data shows coronavirus causes a quarter of all care home deaths

New data shows coronavirus causes a quarter of all care home deaths

In addition, the ONS figures showed that COVID-19 was the leading cause of death in male care home residents in the period, covering 30.3 percent of deaths. "The Government needs to share this vital a...

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Terrifying Experiment Shows How Quickly Coronavirus Can Spread In Restaurants Within Minutes

Terrifying Experiment Shows How Quickly Coronavirus Can Spread In Restaurants Within Minutes

Meanwhile, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases across the world rose to 4.26 million. "What the video demonstrated, is that it will spread to surfaces and to people very efficiently ", Nich...

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Coronavirus is FIVE TIMES deadlier than the seasonal flu, report finds

Coronavirus is FIVE TIMES deadlier than the seasonal flu, report finds

In early May, the study notes, there were about 65,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the USA, a figure that "appears to be similar" to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC ) estimate...

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Ontario monitors rare inflammatory illness in children for COVID-19 connection

Ontario monitors rare inflammatory illness in children for COVID-19 connection

The risk of PIMS in children is now considered low, as is the risk of them contracting COVID-19, the agency said. "The CDC is requesting healthcare providers report suspected cases to public healt...

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Clark County closes in on 400 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Clark County closes in on 400 confirmed COVID-19 cases

The deaths include four in Dakota County, two in Douglas County, one in Lancaster County, one in Saline County and one in Dawson County. The death in Saline County was reported on the DHHS dashboard...

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