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Novavax starts Phase 1 clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine candidate

Novavax starts Phase 1 clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine candidate

Even if the coming trials are successful Moderna's vaccine would not be available until between January and June 2021. The testing marks the first human trial of a COVID-19 vaccine in the Southern H...

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Donald Trump no longer taking hydroxychloroquine

Donald Trump no longer taking hydroxychloroquine

President Trump said that he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug he has been taking for several weeks as a treatment to ward off the coronavirus . However, testing for hydro...

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Coronavirus: WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears

Coronavirus: WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears

Around 9% of patients died in the control group compared with roughly 16% of those taking chloroquine, the study said. The large observational study, which included records of 96,032 patients from...

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Trump campaign targets Biden black voters gaffe

Trump campaign targets Biden black voters gaffe

His visit wasn't announced beforehand and few were present. Former Vice President Joe Biden , the presumptive Democratic nominee for president , made an unannounced visit to the Veterans Memorial ...

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Chinese Expert Cautions Coronavirus 'Just the Tip of the Iceberg'

Chinese Expert Cautions Coronavirus 'Just the Tip of the Iceberg'

She once reportedly went missing with data on the coronavirus . "In an interview with Scientific American", Shi said the SARS-CoV-2 genome sequence didn't fit some of those bat coronaviruses her ...

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United Kingdom schools will open June 1: PM

United Kingdom schools will open June 1: PM

The food retail sector has already responded fantastically well, enabling supermarkets to be kept open in a safe way and we will learn lessons from that experience as we allow other retail to open. He...

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U.S. company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

U.S. company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

Some candidates are made using just the genetic code for that protein, and others use a harmless virus to deliver the protein-producing information. The data presented is encouraging, but there are ...

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WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19

WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19

However, the future of the drug was eventually suspected to be insecure in its use in treating COVID-19 patients, once HCQ started failing several tests to prove its efficiency after it came to ligh...

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4 more dead of COVID-19 in B.C., 12 new cases

4 more dead of COVID-19 in B.C., 12 new cases

All four deaths are connected to long-term care homes. Provincial Health Officer Dr.Bonnie Henry has released the newest update on COVID-19. The number of new COVID-19 cases stayed low over the we...

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Novavax begins coronavirus vaccine clinical trial

Novavax begins coronavirus vaccine clinical trial

The Phase 1/2 clinical trial is being conducted in two parts. The World Health Organization said that a vaccine for COVID-19 may be available in 18 months. This data, however, has been drawn from a ...

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Eight more coronavirus deaths in NI as total rises to 514

Eight more coronavirus deaths in NI as total rises to 514

Why it matters: Ireland's chief medical officer Tony Holohan said Monday, "The number of new cases and reported deaths over the past week indicates that we have suppressed Covid-19 as a country". D...

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Study says earlier lockdown measures could have saved thousands of lives

Study says earlier lockdown measures could have saved thousands of lives

The study , that was released on May 20, found that the United States would have recorded at least 700,000 fewer infections if restrictions to contain the spread of Coronavirus began on March 8 ins...

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U.S. company to begin human trials in Australia for Covid-19 vaccine

U.S. company to begin human trials in Australia for Covid-19 vaccine

The Government says it will pull out all the stops to advance discovery, development, testing and supply of a Covid-19 vaccine for New Zealand and the Pacific. "The trial demonstrates that a single do...

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WHO's hydroxychloroquine trial suspended pending safety data

WHO's hydroxychloroquine trial suspended pending safety data

A week after revealing he was taking hydroxychloroquine or HCQ as a preventive drug for coronavirus, President Donald Trump said he was doing fine. US President Donald Trump announced he was t...

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Yemen's health system 'has in effect collapsed' as COVID-19 spreads

Yemen's health system 'has in effect collapsed' as COVID-19 spreads

The spread of the Chinese coronavirus in war-torn Yemen "has in effect collapsed" the country's healthcare system, the United Nations warned on Friday, appealing for urgent humanitarian funding....

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Trump wants Republican National Convention to stay in North Carolina

Trump wants Republican National Convention to stay in North Carolina

The convention is now scheduled for August 24 at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, but North Carolina - which entered the second phase of its reopening schedule last week - still prohibits mass gath...

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Canadian vaccine candidate delivers promising results in animal tests

Canadian vaccine candidate delivers promising results in animal tests

Proof of its effectiveness will, however, require trials in thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands, more people. The funding is a contribution to the global platform, ACT Accelerator that coordina...

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Kawasaki disease: Mystery illness affecting children and its link with Coronavirus

Kawasaki disease: Mystery illness affecting children and its link with Coronavirus

Doctors in the United Kingdom first noticed increased reports of the disease on April 26 when previously healthy children started showing severe inflammatory syndrome with Kawasaki disease-like featur...

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COVID-19 cases continue to slowly rise in Ontario

COVID-19 cases continue to slowly rise in Ontario

When asked about if asymptomatic people need to self-isolate after being tested for the virus, Richardson said for now, they are still using policies that say anyone getting tested for COVID-19 must s...

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Govt to recruit volunteers for vaccine trial

Govt to recruit volunteers for vaccine trial

If the results are promising, the trial will proceed into its second phase, in which a larger group of participants in multiple countries would be tested to evaluate the safety, effectiveness and Covi...

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Hospitals take over management at 2 Ontario long-term care homes

Hospitals take over management at 2 Ontario long-term care homes

She says they have been discussing household bubbles, but there is reluctance to move ahead with that right now because of some large gatherings and discouraging new case numbers. In recent days, York...

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Spike In COVID-19 Cases Provincially

Spike In COVID-19 Cases Provincially

The new cases bring the total number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus since the outbreak began in January to almost 26,000. There were 412 new cases of the virus reported on Friday, ...

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Health officials provide daily COVID-19 update at 3 p.m.

Saskatchewan reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday afternoon. Of those cases, 39 people are in hospital with the coronavirus and eight are in intensive care. Both are being monitored by healt...

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Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

These cells then produce the spike protein and travel to the lymph nodes where the immune system makes antibodies that will recognize that spike protein and ward off the coronavirus . Their health ...

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Another 460 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Another 460 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Ontario is reporting 404 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 29 more deaths. The Ministry of Long-Term Care reports more than 1,500 resident deaths and six staff deaths from facilities across the provi...

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Oxford expands virus vaccine trial to older adults and children

Oxford expands virus vaccine trial to older adults and children

There is only a 50% chance of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine working because cases in the United Kingdom are declining so fast, one of the scientists behind it has warned. But hurdles remain. The in...

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Wuhan Laboratory had three Reside bat coronaviruses

Wuhan Laboratory had three Reside bat coronaviruses

The staff of the laboratory in Wuhan, working with three strains of coronaviruses of bats, but they are not similar to those caused by an infection Covid-19 infection. Most scientists say the pathogen...

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Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% chance of success

Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% chance of success

Singapore was involved in the global clinical trial of the Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir which was initially developed to treat Ebola. The ICMR is the frontrunner institution in handling the Covid...

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Two Missouri Hairdressers Working With Coronavirus Symptoms Potentially Exposed 140 Clients

Two Missouri Hairdressers Working With Coronavirus Symptoms Potentially Exposed 140 Clients

Officials said both stylists, who were not named, were symptomatic when they were at work, but did not say when they tested positive. They also confirmed that both stylists and clients wore face cover...

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Keep cleaning surfaces, but coronavirus mainly spreads person-to-person — CDC

Keep cleaning surfaces, but coronavirus mainly spreads person-to-person — CDC

The page now lists surfaces and objects in a new sub-section titled, "The virus does not spread easily in other ways". The CDC noted that touching surfaces and objects will be listed under "The viru...

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Coronavirus US: Nurse loses 50lb after battle with illness

Coronavirus US: Nurse loses 50lb after battle with illness

It was there where they caught . It doesn't matter if you're young or old, have preexisting conditions or not. Schultz told BuzzFeed News that at the end of his six-week battle with COVID-19, he w...

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Britain agrees to acquire antibody tests, boosting Coronavirus response

Britain agrees to acquire antibody tests, boosting Coronavirus response

Britain on Thursday announced it had signed deals to buy more than 10 million coronavirus antibody tests from pharmaceutical firms Roche and Abbott for distribution to frontline healthcare worker...

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Cuomo Says Trump Is 'Clearly Spoiling for a Fight' With the States

Cuomo Says Trump Is 'Clearly Spoiling for a Fight' With the States

The continuation of this positive trend depends on our actions. Cuomo also announced the state will continue working with the federal government to assist with the supply chain and coordinate privat...

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No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montana on Sunday

No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montana on Sunday

One additional person has recovered from the coronavirus , taking the number of recoveries to 1456. The number of people recovered remains at 1455, or 97 percent of all confirmed and probable cases...

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Coronavirus pandemic halts vaccination of 80 million children

Coronavirus pandemic halts vaccination of 80 million children

These organisations have called for a joint effort to deliver routine immunisations, and proceed with vaccination campaigns against deadly vaccine-preventable diseases. UNICEF reported a significant...

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