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South Asians most likely to die of COVID-19 in United Kingdom hospitals

South Asians most likely to die of COVID-19 in United Kingdom hospitals

The study that found South Asians face a higher risk of dying, set to be published in the Lancet , involved experts from more than twenty-seven institutions across the United Kingdom as well as Deput...

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Vic virus spike extends state of emergency

Vic virus spike extends state of emergency

Thirteen new cases were recorded on Friday, 18 on Thursday and 21 on Wednesday, resulting in the state's biggest increase in more than a month. Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews chastised pe...

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Dare County announces two additional COVID-19 cases; mask requirement begins Sunday

Dare County announces two additional COVID-19 cases; mask requirement begins Sunday

Starke County's case total remained at 58 out of 900 people tested. As of Saturday, Douglas County hospitals reported 344 medical and surgical beds were available for a 75 percent occupancy rate. Pu...

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More than 200 new cases of COVID-19, recoveries reported in Ontario

More than 200 new cases of COVID-19, recoveries reported in Ontario

Elliott says the situation in hospitals remains largely stable. The website says 63 patients are now using ventilators. More than 1.15 million tests have now been completed in Ontario, including 27,...

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United Kingdom lowers COVID-19 alert level after steady decrease in cases

United Kingdom lowers COVID-19 alert level after steady decrease in cases

The four CMOs added: "It does not mean that the pandemic is over". The change was recommended by the Joint Biosecurity Centre and agreed by chief medical officers for the UK's four countries. This mea...

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Observe this Yoga Day at home: PM Modi

Observe this Yoga Day at home: PM Modi

The prime minister's remarks will be televised at 6.30 am, a statement by the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy , Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) said. Further, the Ministry will be cond...

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Two more people have died with Covid-19

Two more people have died with Covid-19

The new cases bring the total number of cases recorded on the island to 146. Our total number of confirmed cases is now 1,161, which is the number we report to the World Health Organization. One of ...

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Simpson leads at COVID-hit Hilton Head

Simpson leads at COVID-hit Hilton Head

Imagine the mood at PGA Tour headquarters in Florida, as they awaited the results of 11 players and caddies who were traced and tested in the wake of Watney's misfortune. Through three rounds previous...

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World Health Organization scientist hopes for vaccine end of next year

World Health Organization scientist hopes for vaccine end of next year

With our European supply chain due to begin production soon, we hope to make the vaccine available widely and rapidly. WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said researchers were working on mor...

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California gym tests out inventive social distancing measure: 'We are prepared'

California gym tests out inventive social distancing measure: 'We are prepared'

The owner of the gym, Peet Sapsin and his wife, came up with the pods because when they first tried to reopen the 24 hour gym, customers said working out with a mask was too hard. Sapsin said that t...

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COVID-19: Independent school in Fraser Valley closed after teacher tests positive

COVID-19: Independent school in Fraser Valley closed after teacher tests positive

A small number of close contacts have been contacted, but no children have been involved. "There were no contacts that were of concern with children in the setting". There were also no new community o...

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Collin County cases decrease

We identified the county or county equivalent in each state with the highest average number of new cases per day for that week for every 100,000 people. The number of COVID-19 deaths by age groups are...

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Waste water study finds coronavirus was already in Italy in December

Waste water study finds coronavirus was already in Italy in December

Researchers discovered genetic traces of Sars-CoV-2 - as the virus is officially known - in samples of waste-water collected in Milan and Turin at the end of previous year, and Bologna in January, the...

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Lakh People Surveyed In Delhi's Containment Zones To Combat COVID-19

Lakh People Surveyed In Delhi's Containment Zones To Combat COVID-19

The committee has recommended Rs 8,000-10,000 for isolation beds, Rs 13,000-15,000 for ICUs without ventilator and Rs 15,000-18,000 for ICUs with ventilators , including PPE costs, to all hospitals...

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Wuhan study says there may be no herd immunity against the coronavirus

Wuhan study says there may be no herd immunity against the coronavirus

Antibody therapies are created using antibodies that were naturally generated by either a human or animal that was infected with a given disease or virus. The researchers, from various institutions in...

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BC Investigates Racist 'Games' in ER Rooms, Damage to Indigenous Patients

BC Investigates Racist 'Games' in ER Rooms, Damage to Indigenous Patients

Dix said he intends to reach out to Indigenous leaders in B.C., including the First Nations Health Council, the First Nations Health Authority, and the First Nations representative on the boards of he...

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Donald Trump says he'll try again on DACA revocation

Donald Trump says he'll try again on DACA revocation

Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, said he would seek to make the programme permanent should he beat Mr Trump . Through executive action, Trump could still take away the ability o...

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Candidate vaccine has shown promise in early trials

Candidate vaccine has shown promise in early trials

A sixth experimental COVID-19 vaccine from China is now being tested in humans after Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Friday an early-stage study of its candidate was underway with vaccine boosters...

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Delhi Health Minister Hospitalised With 'COVID Symptoms' After Meeting With Amit Shah

Delhi Health Minister Hospitalised With 'COVID Symptoms' After Meeting With Amit Shah

Jain, 55, was first tested after he reported to the hospital with 101°F fever and 92% oxygen saturation levels. Doctors at the hospital said his condition is "stable" and had been taken off oxygen sup...

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NFL's Dr. Allen Sills responds to Dr

NFL's Dr. Allen Sills responds to Dr

Sanjay Gupta. Mr. Fauci told the French news agency that as the USA returns to normal, flare-ups might happen, but the approach to matters such as school reopenings will be localized. "We are develo...

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More Local COVID-19 Cases Recorded

More Local COVID-19 Cases Recorded

Pierce County confirmed 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing their total number of cases to 2,198 with 83 people dying from the disease. Collin County will be able to access the state syste...

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Kate Middleton opens up about 'really hard time' during lockdown

Kate Middleton opens up about 'really hard time' during lockdown

Every Thursday morning, the academy, in collaboration with TES, hosts assemblies for students across the United Kingdom, allowing them to experience the normal routine of a school environment. "And wh...

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Japan to launch clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Japan to launch clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Singapore scientists testing a COVID-19 vaccine from US firm Arcturus Therapeutics ARCT.O plan to start human trials in August after promising initial responses in mice. It also contains the genetic m...

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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for Covid-19 over lack of proven benefit

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for Covid-19 over lack of proven benefit

Image: A man wearing a mask is seen at the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, February 12, 2020. The randomised clinical trial ...

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WHO welcomes dexamethasone results, calling for cautious use against COVID-19

WHO welcomes dexamethasone results, calling for cautious use against COVID-19

There is no coronavirus vaccine yet , and the only medicine known to be effective in treating Covid-19 is broad-spectrum antiviral medication Remdesivir , which shortens the patient's recovery time. ...

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Coronavirus: Eli Lilly starts trial of rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib

Coronavirus: Eli Lilly starts trial of rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib

The 400-patient trial will test Olumiant (baricitinib) - a JAK1/2 inhibitor - in patients admitted to hospital with the SARS-CoV-2 virus who have evidence of inflammation, but don't require mechanical...

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4 rockets hit Baghdad's Green Zone in challenge to Iraqi PM

There were at least three explosions, followed by the sound of sirens in the Green Zone. Like previous attacks, there was no claim of responsibility. Other attacks have targeted Baghdad airport, whe...

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Underlying Health Conditions Increase Severity of CCP Virus, CDC Says

Underlying Health Conditions Increase Severity of CCP Virus, CDC Says

The share of the population at increased risk (with at least one underlying health condition relevant to COVID-19) is highest in countries with ageing populations, African countries with high HIV/AID...

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Can toilets help spread coronavirus? Researchers say to close lid before flushing

Can toilets help spread coronavirus? Researchers say to close lid before flushing

If there is infected fecal matter in the toilet, the clouds will contain them. "Therefore, blocking the path of faecal-oral transmission can reduce the probability of cross-infection in surrounding ...

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Newborn baby dies from coronavirus, believed to be UK's youngest victim

Newborn baby dies from coronavirus, believed to be UK's youngest victim

The hospital said the child had tested positive for Covid-19 but the cause of death had not been determined. The child was admitted in a critical condition and tests showed it had COVID-19. In May, ...

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Record COVID-19 Numbers In Oregon Tuesday

Record COVID-19 Numbers In Oregon Tuesday

The largest outbreak, which was first made public Monday, is associated with Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Union County. Commissioners in a small, rural county in northeast OR voted Wednesday t...

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Pakistan Considers Dexamethasone to Treat Critical COVID-19 Patients

Pakistan Considers Dexamethasone to Treat Critical COVID-19 Patients

Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said dexamethasone could be a lifesaving drug for patients who are critically ill with the coronavirus. Britain has increased the amount of dexamethasone it has...

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BC health officials report 19 new coronavirus cases

BC health officials report 19 new coronavirus cases

British Columbia health officials announced 19 new test-positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 2,775. Public health teams are working hard...

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John Bolton: Trump sought Xi's help with re-election

John Bolton: Trump sought Xi's help with re-election

The White House has sought to block the publication of " The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir ", filing suit against Bolton this week. Gen. That news broke just as the Senate was consideri...

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197 new COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths reported by MDH

197 new COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths reported by MDH

There are only 2 active cases being reported. The health authority and county officials teamed up with the church over the weekend to hold a clinic where 356 people were tested for the virus - 66% t...

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