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Hydroxychloroquine 'no better than placebo', study finds

Hydroxychloroquine 'no better than placebo', study finds

Last week, WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, announced a "temporary pause " in the solidarity trial of the drug. Hours earlier, The New England Journal of Medicine likewise issued a EOC a...

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COVID-19 Outbreak On Fishing Trawler In Washington State

COVID-19 Outbreak On Fishing Trawler In Washington State

The test results for the FV American Dynasty are a somber finding for the North Pacific fishing industry, which has been trying to keep the novel coronavirus off the ships and out of the shore-based...

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Covid-19 patient cured through plasma therapy at KIMS

Covid-19 patient cured through plasma therapy at KIMS

KIMS Hubli has successfully treated a Covid19 patient through Plasma Therapy & is the fi rst institute in the state to accomplish this. "Congratulations", tweeted Health Minister B. He is maintainin...

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Why coronavirus tests are far from ideal - Coronacast

Why coronavirus tests are far from ideal - Coronacast

Late last month, officials said a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions had died from coronavirus in the state of Queensland , sending officials scrambling to understand how he caught the...

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Johnson defends under-fire virus ‘test and trace’ scheme

Johnson defends under-fire virus ‘test and trace’ scheme

Polling has shown that only 44 per cent of adults knew that all adults were eligible for a test, she added. "They are thereby protecting others and reducing the spread of the virus". "We are seeing a ...

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U.K. COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000: Reuters count

U.K. COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000: Reuters count

More up-to-date daily figures about deaths in hospitals in England show there were 819 Covid-19 deaths between 23 May and 1 June and there were a further 93 in Scotland. Pete Whitehouse, director of s...

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Reasonable to expect some coronavirus vaccine by year-end: Pentagon researcher

Reasonable to expect some coronavirus vaccine by year-end: Pentagon researcher

Testing is due to start in Brazil the second week in June and expand to other countries after that, the university said. Pharmaceutical companies are preparing to test their coronavirus vaccines on ...

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Number of New COVID-19 Cases Remain Stable in Minnesota

Number of New COVID-19 Cases Remain Stable in Minnesota

McHenry County now has had 1,659 cases of COVID-19 and 77 deaths, according to the MCDH. Speaking earlier today, Health Minister Robin Swann says deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland have fallen...

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Architect of Sweden's strategy regrets not imposing tougher lockdown

Architect of Sweden's strategy regrets not imposing tougher lockdown

Gatherings of more than 50 people continue to be banned, but throughout the crisis Swedes have been able to visit restaurants, go shopping, attend gyms and send children under 16 to school. Despite cr...

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Trump says he's yanking RNC from North Carolina over potential pandemic restrictions

Trump says he's yanking RNC from North Carolina over potential pandemic restrictions

The president didn't name an alternative venue. The president and Republican officials had demanded that Democratic Governor Roy Cooper allow the party to hold a typical full-scale convention, wit...

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Hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials to resume, says WHO

Hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials to resume, says WHO

Researchers have been interested in the possibility of using hydroxychloroquine to prevent or treat COVID-19 because it seems to impair the virus' ability to infect cells in the lab. So far, more th...

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Trump searching for new place to hold Republican convention

Trump searching for new place to hold Republican convention

The debate over the convention jumped into high gear May 25 when President Trump tweeted that the RNC could leave Charlotte because Cooper, a Democrat, was " still in shutdown mood ". Cooper respo...

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New COVID-19 cases confirmed in Scioto County

New COVID-19 cases confirmed in Scioto County

There were three new cases in recovery reported during that same timeframe. Only 10 new cases have also been confirmed nationwide but a further 8 people with Covid-19 have died, according to the Dep...

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McHenry County reports 28 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death

McHenry County reports 28 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death

The department's Tuesday announcement stated that the county has seen 53 total cases. McHenry County now has had 1,636 cases of COVID-19 and 74 deaths, according to the MCDH. The state reported 1,...

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Study that claimed HCQ for treating Covid was 'dangerous' might be fraudulent

Study that claimed HCQ for treating Covid was 'dangerous' might be fraudulent

David Boulware, a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, said he thought up the study, which was also far cheaper to run than a conventional clinical trial, precisely bec...

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Sedgwick County Health Department discusses antibody testing, negative test results

Sedgwick County Health Department discusses antibody testing, negative test results

Michels hopes the antibody tests means there is some immunity. Antonia Altomare: Yeah, you're right. The test costs $65 and you need to pay at the time of the test. The short answer to the que...

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India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients

India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients

Gilead's most recent study also included a look at adverse reactions among patients given the drug. Also, the study seems to indicate that a 5-day course of intravenous remdesivir may work just as...

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Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina

Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said in a Twitter post that the party would consider other locations for the convention and "begin visiting the multiple cities and states wh...

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Another COVID-19 case reported in Winneshiek County

Among local ZIP codes, Woodstock (60098) has the highest number of cases in McHenry County with 290, followed by Crystal Lake (60014) with 225. Of those cases, 60 have resulted in the deaths of Putnam...

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Coronavirus: Coroner tests show Queensland miner's death not caused by COVID-19

Coronavirus: Coroner tests show Queensland miner's death not caused by COVID-19

Queensland Health said it began its rapid public health response in the town after Mr Turner's partner said he had been unwell with flu-like symptoms prior to his death. "We have to treat every positi...

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Omaha bar owner who killed black protester will not be charged

Omaha bar owner who killed black protester will not be charged

Kleine acknowledged that the decision would not be popular, given the calls for Gardner to be charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old James Scurlock . Democratic state Sen. Justin Wayne, who ...

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Confirms its second COVID-19 related death

Confirms its second COVID-19 related death

They ranged in age from individuals in their 20s to their 80s. Please remain vigilant, maintain social distance, wash/sanitize hands frequently, and cover those coughs and sneezes. As of this morning ...

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Two-metre distance more effective in reducing Covid-19 risk: Lancet #97731

Two-metre distance more effective in reducing Covid-19 risk: Lancet #97731

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University studied the rate of transmission of COVID-19 across 1,417 counties of the United States of America from 15 March to 28 May, and concluded that 82% of these co...

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Britain's COVID-19 death toll rises to nearly 50,000, Reuters tally shows

Britain's COVID-19 death toll rises to nearly 50,000, Reuters tally shows

The Office for National Statistics said that in England and Wales alone, 43,837 people died from Covid-19 up to 22 May, an increase of 2,589 on the previous week when the total stood at 41,220. The ...

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New Ebola outbreak reported in Congo

New Ebola outbreak reported in Congo

The Ebola response team is already in place at the provincial level and another team will be deployed from Kinshasa to strengthen the response. The announcement by World Health Organization chief ...

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Julián Castro endorses Joe Biden for president

Julián Castro endorses Joe Biden for president

On Monday, for example, he held a roundtable discussion with four mayors, including Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, to talk about how they are handling the tensions and violence in their cities. "They w...

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COVID-19: Ontario expected to extend state of emergency until June 30, 'Sign, don't shout' Tam advises protesters

COVID-19: Ontario expected to extend state of emergency until June 30, 'Sign, don't shout' Tam advises protesters

Ford, who spent a lot of time in the USA for his family's label business, said the difference between the two countries is that in Canada, people for the most part get along, working and shopping toge...

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Latest COVID-19 in Colorado: Youth day, summer camps can reopen today

Latest COVID-19 in Colorado: Youth day, summer camps can reopen today

The combined total of confirmed and probable cases remains at 1504. Of those, 1481 people have recovered from the virus, with the country's death toll still sitting at 22. Don't go to work or school...

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Italian doctor says new coronavirus may be losing its potency

Italian doctor says new coronavirus may be losing its potency

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and different scientists have warned there isn't any proof to again up a declare made by a high-...

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Scientist develops test that visually detects virus

Scientist develops test that visually detects virus

Specifically, the guidance states that, although the presence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies when detected using a reliable antibody testing method "likely indicates at least some degree of immunit...

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Province to provide update on COVID-19 response

Province to provide update on COVID-19 response

In Alberta, there have been a total of 7,044 COVID-19 cases. It's still important for people to follow public health measures whenever they get together, said Hinshaw, who reminded people to stay tw...

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Coronavirus: NI shielding advice will be updated this week

Coronavirus: NI shielding advice will be updated this week

The government's new stance on shielding may help provide an added boost in demand for mobility aids as people who have been isolating for the past 12 weeks seek more outdoors pursuits. He said this...

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Ravalli County confirms 1 new case of COVID-19

There are 342 active cases and 921 that have successfully recovered. "Today's number, along with the last three days, are the beginning of a modest trend upward in increased positive cases", Dallas ...

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Ebola: Congo declares new epidemic

Ebola: Congo declares new epidemic

Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from easter. No cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Mbandaka, although more than 3,000 have been confirmed across Congo. The Democra...

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Biden to visit community leaders in DE amid United States protests

Biden to visit community leaders in DE amid United States protests

Biden visited businesses that were boarded up in Wilmington, and met a few locals during his visit. Trump called out "Sleepy" Joe Biden's campaign staff for being part of the "Radical Left" and "w...

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