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NYC physician who worked on frontlines dies of COVID-19

NYC physician who worked on frontlines dies of COVID-19

From the time he took himself to the hospital's emergency room, suffering from shortness of breath, he was treated by his colleagues in the same hospital where he had worked and studied since 1982. ...

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Trump tours Ford plant without a mask, defying company policy

Trump tours Ford plant without a mask, defying company policy

President Donald Trump says he wore mask and goggles out of view of reporters while he was touring a Ford plant in MI. When asked what example it would send to other Americans, Trump simply state...

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United Kingdom health care workers begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

United Kingdom health care workers begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

The authors said they could not confirm if taking the drug resulted in any benefit in coronavirus patients. Now suddenly, a liberal media that wants President Trump out of office (and its more hys...

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Britain signs deals for 10 million antibody tests from Roche and Abbott

Britain signs deals for 10 million antibody tests from Roche and Abbott

The antibody test is a blood test that looks for antibodies in the blood to see whether a person has had the virus. A coronavirus test that gives results in 20 minutes is being trialled, Health ...

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Ontario reports 441 new COVID-19 cases, 28 more deaths

Ontario reports 441 new COVID-19 cases, 28 more deaths

Ford also mused about increased testing by postal code, in hot spots that are "glowing on the map like a lit-up Christmas tree", even suggesting using mobile testing vans. "If we keep testing and trac...

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Victoria’s Secret to close 250 stores in U.S. and Canada

Victoria’s Secret to close 250 stores in U.S. and Canada

Victoria's Secret is slimming down - and Wall Street likes the new look. L Brands , which owns the company, said the 250 store closures might just be the start: It warned it could close more stores...

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Coronavirus: Potential virus vaccine 'ready for September'

Coronavirus: Potential virus vaccine 'ready for September'

But while human trials are now underway, success is not guaranteed. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed that a quarter of Americans have "little to no interest" in taking a coronavirus vaccine and...

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Changes To Organ Donation Means You Now Opt Out

Changes To Organ Donation Means You Now Opt Out

Around 5,300 transplant operations were made in Spain in 2019, with a level of 114 transplants and 48 organ donors per million inhabitants, the highest level in the world. Very few people die in the c...

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MayoClinic Q&A podcast: Convalescent plasma program for COVID-19

MayoClinic Q&A podcast: Convalescent plasma program for COVID-19

Convalescent plasma comes from a person who has had COVID-19. He says researchers are looking to expand the study because early results have shown plasma could help COVID-19 patients recover sooner. T...

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Coronavirus can not spread easily by touching surfaces: US CDC

Coronavirus can not spread easily by touching surfaces: US CDC

According to the guidelines, the coronavirus is thought to spread mainly between people in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) "through respiratory droplets produced when an infecte...

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Coronavirus: UK to roll out 10 million 'game changer' antibody tests

However, scientists still aren't sure whether having antibodies means long-lasting protection from the disease. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had previously labelled a reliable antibody test as a...

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Mink may have infected farm worker with coronavirus in the Netherlands

Mink may have infected farm worker with coronavirus in the Netherlands

The semi-aquatic, carnivorous mammals are reared on more than 130 Dutch farms for their soft pelts. The researchers are monitoring the outbreak to locate its persistence, said Marion Koopmans, head ...

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Victorian health officials access coronavirus patient's COVIDSafe app data for first time

Victorian health officials access coronavirus patient's COVIDSafe app data for first time

The smartphone app uses Bluetooth to detect when users have been near other smartphones with the app to help track down others who may have been exposed to the virus. The department told 9News s...

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Slightly Earlier Shutdown in United States Would Have Saved 36,000 Lives

Slightly Earlier Shutdown in United States Would Have Saved 36,000 Lives

Nevertheless, the Columbia researchers determined that if the measures had begun two weeks earlier, then 82.7% of deaths and 84% of infections - or about 53,990 deaths and 960,937 cases - could have b...

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CDC Issues New Guidance on Coronavirus on Surfaces

CDC Issues New Guidance on Coronavirus on Surfaces

The CDC mentioned that since COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning about how the infection spreads, there is a possibility that it can spread in other ways- other than those that are not...

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AstraZeneca could supply potential coronavirus vaccine from September

AstraZeneca could supply potential coronavirus vaccine from September

Researchers at the University of Oxford are testing the vaccine candidate in humans . More than 40 percent of the people who weren't interested in getting the vaccine believed it was riskier than t...

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United Kingdom says dealing with technical issues of track and trace app - minister

United Kingdom says dealing with technical issues of track and trace app - minister

Britain is now testing the app on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of England where the government says more than half the residents had downloaded it. Widespread contact tracing was abando...

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Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works closing stores in Canada, US

Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works closing stores in Canada, US

Last year, Victoria's Secret shuttered dozens of stores nationwide, although none in New Jersey were affected. L Brands was founded in 1963 by Leslie H. More store closures could happen in the comin...

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Coronavirus: UK Covid-19 toll over 41,000, with 10,000 care homes deaths

Coronavirus: UK Covid-19 toll over 41,000, with 10,000 care homes deaths

Earlier today, Boris Johnson's spokesperson confirmed that 5,889 care homes in England have reported a suspected coronavirus outbreak as of yesterday. This is the second weekly fall in a row, down f...

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Frontline U.K. Healthcare Staff to be Given Trump-Backed Hydroxychloroquine

Frontline U.K. Healthcare Staff to be Given Trump-Backed Hydroxychloroquine

You can ask, many doctors are in favor of it. Dr Sean Conley, physician to the president, said in a statement issued through the White House later on Monday that Mr Trump was in "very good healt...

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Children In Colorado Identified With Suspected Coronavirus-Linked Disease

Children In Colorado Identified With Suspected Coronavirus-Linked Disease

But New York State has been seeing more cases of this mysterious syndrome, which affects blood vessels and organs and has symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome . Because t...

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Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'

Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'

The drug being tested by scientists at China's Peking University could not only shorten the recovery time for those infected, but even offer short-term immunity from the virus , researchers say. "T...

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May 19 Plumas COVID testing update

May 19 Plumas COVID testing update

Four more McHenry County residents have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the McHenry County Department of Public Health reported Wednesday. There are 319 active cases and 740 that have suc...

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Coronavirus Treatment: Wisconsin Woman Taking Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years Had COVID-19

Coronavirus Treatment: Wisconsin Woman Taking Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years Had COVID-19

Navy Cmdr. Sean Conley, Trump's physician, said in a memo the president is in "very good health" and remains negative for the coronavirus , thus "the potential benefit from the treatment outweighed...

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Trump's re-election campaign steps up fundraising in April

Trump's re-election campaign steps up fundraising in April

The former Vice President leads Trump 50 to 39 per cent in a head-to-head matchup in the U.S. presidential election sltaed to be held in November, the Quinnipiac University poll showed on Wednesday....

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West Suffolk Hospital confirms death of coronavirus patient

West Suffolk Hospital confirms death of coronavirus patient

In Cornwall , 59 were at the Royal Cornwall Hospital and 26 at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust hospitals, meaning a total of 85. The extent to which Covid-19 was spreading in hospit...

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World Health Organization records largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

World Health Organization records largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

Trump accused the World Health Organization of ignoring reports of the novel coronavirus spreading in China in December and accused it of failing to share "critical information" regarding the outbreak...

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Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD, study suggests

Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD, study suggests

Population-level serological sampling could enable screening of multiple biomarkers of public health concern, extending the utility of such a framework beyond SARS-CoV-2 alone, said the researchers. "...

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New high in Covid-19 cases for Hamilton County

New high in Covid-19 cases for Hamilton County

More than 4.8 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide, with more than 321,000 deaths as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University. Yesterday, 6 cases were reported in ...

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US Rabbits are Facing A Deadly Virus Outbreak Of Their Own

US Rabbits are Facing A Deadly Virus Outbreak Of Their Own

Wildlife experts have stressed that the virus is not transmissible to humans, and has no connection to the COVID-19 outbreak now spreading across the United States. Officials with the United States De...

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Greg Inglis: Warrington Wolves sign former Australia captain

Greg Inglis: Warrington Wolves sign former Australia captain

Speaking to Channel Nine on Wednesday, the 33-year-old said his own high expectations and an ailing body became too much to bear in April last year . With this in mind we were extra motivated to ge...

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Ford Govt. launching independent commission of long-term care system

Ford Govt. launching independent commission of long-term care system

We need to fix it now", he said in the legislature. According to Dr. Yaffe, the change in the way numbers are reported will provide Ontarians with a comparable measure for COVID-19 cases for peopl...

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North Carolina Targeting Friday for Phase 2 of Reopening; Could Include Pools

North Carolina Targeting Friday for Phase 2 of Reopening; Could Include Pools

Many residents and businesses are growing tired of the lockdowns, and some questions from journalists mirrored that sentiment. "We are continuing to monitor the data and the metrics that we've laid ...

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Child Saved From Burning Car After Mom Set it On Fire

Child Saved From Burning Car After Mom Set it On Fire

He's right now at the Augusta Burn Center in Augusta with extreme consumes all over his body. "Kairon is my first and only 13 month old son who's mother, on May 17th, set her vehicle on fire with hi...

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UK Delays Virus App Roll-Out in Setback for Easing Lockdown

UK Delays Virus App Roll-Out in Setback for Easing Lockdown

But he couldn't give a definite date of when that would be. Hancock said on May 12 that "we're rolling out in mid-May" and "we're pleased with progress" from the Isle of Wight trial. It comes as The...

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