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Lincoln County to resume COVID-19 daily updates

Lincoln County to resume COVID-19 daily updates

SANTA FE - State health officials reported seven more coronavirus deaths Tuesday and 88 new infections throughout New Mexico - including 27 in Bernalillo County. "It's because Pennsylvanians have ...

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Senate hopeful Hickenlooper apologizes for slave comment

Senate hopeful Hickenlooper apologizes for slave comment

He continued to describe the imaginary scene, making a whipping gesture with his hand as he spoke of "the guy with the whip, and you're rowing - we elected officials are the ones that are rowing, and ...

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United States supreme court rules employers can not discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

United States supreme court rules employers can not discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

Mr Gorsuch, who was nominated to the court by President Donald Trump, rejected the idea that the authors of the law had not intended such broad meaning. The other involved a NY skydiving instructor na...

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Nintendo's Jump Rope Challenge Is Available Now on Switch for Free

Nintendo's Jump Rope Challenge Is Available Now on Switch for Free

Personally, one I've struggled with the most is trying to stay in shape. Your efforts are detected through the Switch's JoyCon controllers, with the game keeping count and emitting a small cheer for e...

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NSW's 50-Person Limit Will Be Dropped From July 1

NSW's 50-Person Limit Will Be Dropped From July 1

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian talks to the media at a press conference in Sydney, Australia on May 11, 2020. "We can't let our guard down". While restrictions were being lifted, all activitie...

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USA pulls emergency approval for Trump-touted drugs

USA pulls emergency approval for Trump-touted drugs

On March 28, FDA had issued emergency use authorization (EUA) for use of oral formulations of chloroquine phosphate (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine sulfate (HCQ) to be distributed from the Strategic...

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Target announces Juneteenth as a company holiday

Target announces Juneteenth as a company holiday

The commemoration will start this Friday for a paid day off for executive branch state employees. It marks the day in 1865 that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...

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Coronavirus deaths in United States nursing, long-term-care facilities top 50,000

Coronavirus deaths in United States nursing, long-term-care facilities top 50,000

Measured against the overall count of more than 116,000 Covid-19 deaths in the US, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, buildings meant to house and care for seniors are linked to more than 40% of pa...

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Need a face mask? We have you covered

Then came affordable, easy-to-make cotton face covers. Government scientists are expected to recommend that the public should not wear medical face masks but could choose to wear a scarf or face c...

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United Kingdom experts find cheap life-saving drug for coronavirus

United Kingdom experts find cheap life-saving drug for coronavirus

But we finally received the good news we've been waiting for all these months. A cheap, readily available steroid drug reduced deaths by a third in patients hospitalized with Covid-19 in a large stu...

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Lids down: Flushing your toilet could create coronavirus ‘plumes’

Lids down: Flushing your toilet could create coronavirus ‘plumes’

Computer models developed by a trio of researchers in China suggest flushing a toilet can produce a cloud of virus-containing aerosol droplets. According to the newspaper, a study of air samples c...

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Israel Signs with Moderna Inc for Potential Covid-19 Vaccine, Says Report

Israel Signs with Moderna Inc for Potential Covid-19 Vaccine, Says Report

The deal is the latest by AstraZeneca to promise to supply its vaccine to governments who have scrambled to agree advance purchases of promising coronavirus immunisation treatments. Sinovac Biotech ...

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UK Scientists Find Dexamethasone, 'Breakthrough' COVID-19 Life-Saving Drug

The study enrolled more than 11,000 patients in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who were given either standard of care or that plus one of several treatments: the HIV combo drug lopinavi...

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Coronavirus: Steroid reduces death risk in severe virus cases

Coronavirus: Steroid reduces death risk in severe virus cases

In the trial, led by a team from Oxford University, around 2,000 hospital patients were given dexamethasone and were compared with more than 4,000 who did not receive the drug . "It is particularly...

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Dexamethasone, life-saving coronavirus drug, discovered after 'fantastic' trial

Dexamethasone, life-saving coronavirus drug, discovered after 'fantastic' trial

Among the patients who received usual care alone, 28-day mortality was highest in those who required ventilation (41 percent), intermediate in those patients who required oxygen only (25 percent) and ...

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Covid-19: FDA Revokes Emergency Authorization for Hydroxychloroquine, Chloroquine

Covid-19: FDA Revokes Emergency Authorization for Hydroxychloroquine, Chloroquine

On top of that, the upsides of using the drugs no longer outweigh the known and potentially severe side effects like heart complications . It said that both meet FDA benchmarks to treat or prevent m...

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Cheap steroid shows treatment benefit in severely ill COVID-19 patients

Cheap steroid shows treatment benefit in severely ill COVID-19 patients

Over a 28-day period, the mortality rate among patients requiring ventilation was 41%, and for those needing oxygen it was 25%. Both results were statistically significant. It's used to treat conditio...

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Cheap steroid treatment dexamethasone found to improve survival in COVID-19 patients

Cheap steroid treatment dexamethasone found to improve survival in COVID-19 patients

It cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators. In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to tes...

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Two new cases, Jacinda Ardern concedes checks 'not adequate'

New Zealand closed its borders to nearly all worldwide arrivals in March in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus . He had been tested as part of a surveillance...

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North Korea blows up joint liaison office, dramatically raising tensions with South

North Korea blows up joint liaison office, dramatically raising tensions with South

In a recorded public address for a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the first inter-Korean summit in 2000, Moon pledged he would not turn back on the promise he made North Korean leader Kim Jo...

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Donald Trump to sign executive order promoting better policing

Donald Trump to sign executive order promoting better policing

The Republican president offered his condolences to the families of victims of recent police and other violence, and vowed to pursue justice. The President plans to unveil the reforms during a noon ...

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Covid-related deaths in North Dakota remain at 74

Covid-related deaths in North Dakota remain at 74

An outbreak is two or more cases of COVID-19 among individuals who were exposed to the virus from the same source, such as at a workplace or informal gathering. Meaning the Health Department's contac...

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Patanjali CEO claims cure for COVID-19 possible through Ayurveda

Patanjali CEO claims cure for COVID-19 possible through Ayurveda

During this time, several "cures" were passed around social media that claimed to fight the disease. Coronavirus treatment: Patanjali CEO Acharya Balkrishna today claimed that treatment of COV...

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BC reports no new coronavirus deaths since Friday

BC reports no new coronavirus deaths since Friday

The county with the most positive tests in South Dakota is Minnehaha, with 3,485 as of midday Monday, up by six since Sunday. "Where we can not socially distance, we should be wearing masks, we must...

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COVID-19 vaccine testing to start at UIC next month

COVID-19 vaccine testing to start at UIC next month

Rather than using the virus itself, Imperial's vaccine injects synthetic strands of genetic material into muscle, which prompts the body to create copies of a coronavirus protein that triggers imm...

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Not Wearing Face Mask Increases Covid-19 Risk

Not Wearing Face Mask Increases Covid-19 Risk

They wrote "The wearing of face masks corresponds to the most effective means to prevent inter-human contamination, and this cheap application represents the most likely combat opportunity to stop the...

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CDC warns of second coronavirus wave as state lift lockdown

CDC warns of second coronavirus wave as state lift lockdown

Covid-19: Latest updatesOfficials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) said the public should continue to maintain 6 feet of social distance, wash hands regularly and wear fa...

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TPG to invest Rs 4,546 crore in Jio Platforms for 0.93% stake

TPG to invest Rs 4,546 crore in Jio Platforms for 0.93% stake

Jio Platforms houses Reliance' digital services like Reliance Jio , Jio Fiber, MyJio, JioTV, JioCinema, Jio Mart JioNews and JioSaavn under one banner. Disclaimer :News18.com is part of Network18 ...

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Aakash Chopra shares spooky video of ghost doing exercise; here's hair-raising clip

Aakash Chopra shares spooky video of ghost doing exercise; here's hair-raising clip

About a ghost who is a fitness freak. A viral video claims that a park in Delhi's Karol Bagh is haunted by a ghost. A scared Twitter took to the comments section of the video asking if it was Mr Ind...

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CrossFit's New CEO Promises to Build a More Inclusive Culture

CrossFit's New CEO Promises to Build a More Inclusive Culture

We have friends in the Federal Bureau of Investigation in your neighborhood, and they're of the view that this was first-degree murder and it was to silence him over the counterfeit money. CrossFit 40...

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Watchdog: Agency misspent money meant for migrant care

Watchdog: Agency misspent money meant for migrant care

The GAO review said the misspent funds came a line item of $112 million meant for "medical consumables" as part of a $4.6 billion emergency funding bill a year ago to address a surge of Central Americ...

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United States man survives COVID-19, gets a $1.1 million hospital bill

United States man survives COVID-19, gets a $1.1 million hospital bill

But he managed to pull through while being treated at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, the Seattle Times reported. "I opened it and said, 'Holy (expletive)!", the Washington state resident re...

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Model: Face Masks Prevented Thousands of COVID-19 Cases

Model: Face Masks Prevented Thousands of COVID-19 Cases

The study - by experts from Texas A&M University, the University of Texas at Austin, University of California and California Institute of Technology - compared transmission of the virus and preventati...

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US health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

US health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

Those advocates pointed out that the move came during Pride Month and on the four-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Almost one in five respondents reported that they had b...

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Vaccine talks follow agreement with European alliance to supply 400m doses

Vaccine talks follow agreement with European alliance to supply 400m doses

Meanwhile, adding that the Cambridge-based biopharmaceutical would begin deliveries by end-2020, AstraZeneca Chief Executive Pascal Soriot said to the reporters following the announcement of the deal,...

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