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Fewer people dying in COVID-19 surge than March, April — CDC

Fewer people dying in COVID-19 surge than March, April — CDC

That's the conclusion of officials at the Centers of Disease Control and many other experts. The details is scheduled to be printed in a CDC report on Thursday . The list puts 60% of the US populatio...

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Ex-Trump GOP Rival Carly Fiorina Says She's Voting For Biden

Ex-Trump GOP Rival Carly Fiorina Says She's Voting For Biden

On Thursday morning, The New York Times and Siena College released polls that show Biden with 11-point leads in MI and Wisconsin , a 10-point cushion in Pennsylvania, 9 points up in North Carolin...

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Tarrant County reports 460 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths

Tarrant County reports 460 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths

No other information was provided on the confirmed case . A total of 2,386 IN residents have died from COVID-19, an increase of nine from Tuesday's report. The state has confirmed 48 deaths in Al...

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Need for recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma along the Suncoast

Need for recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma along the Suncoast

The experimental treatment - called convalescent plasma therapy - is popular because no drug has been approved specifically to treat coronavirus infection. People who meet the requirements can don...

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New York City Marathon is cancelled in 2020 - AW

New York City Marathon is cancelled in 2020 - AW

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio also lauded the decision to put "the health and safety of both spectators and runners first" by canceling the "iconic and beloved event". The New York City Maratho...

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First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

The first volunteer has received a small dose of the vaccine and is said to be in stable condition while under close monitoring at a facility in West London . "I look forward to our progress in t...

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Victoria records 33 new coronavirus cases, Daniel Andrews declares 'testing blitz'

Woolworths and Coles have reintroduced purchase restrictions in Victoria after the number of coronavirus cases in the state spiked. Of the state's 20 new cases on Wednesday, nine were identified ...

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Male COVID-19 patients produce more SARS-CoV-2 antibodies than women

Male COVID-19 patients produce more SARS-CoV-2 antibodies than women

NHS Blood and Transplant is now appealing for more Brits to come forward, saying "more plasma donors are needed". "We have been actively collecting convalescent plasma, or plasma from people who ...

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All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity - WHO chief

All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity - WHO chief

Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said "it seems that nearly every day we reach a new and grim record". Mr Ghebreyesus said countries are facing "a delicate balance between protecting their peop...

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Australia reports first Covid-19 death in more than a month

Australia reports first Covid-19 death in more than a month

The upswing in recent cases in the state of Victoria has raised concerns about whether or not there could be a second wave. Authorities in Victoria, which has become the virus hotspot in Australia, ...

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COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking in L.A. County; Community Transmission Rising

COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking in L.A. County; Community Transmission Rising

As of Monday, Los Angeles County reported more than 85,900 COVID-19 cases and over 3,100 deaths. And while some of the increases are due to test reporting issues, it is clear that much of the increa...

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What puts some people at risk of a serious Covid-19 outcome?

What puts some people at risk of a serious Covid-19 outcome?

White House aides said the president's remarks were in jest, but yesterday, Trump doubled down. Fauci and other top health officials also said they have not been asked to slow down virus testing , ...

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Active COVID-19 cases in Alberta down by 10

Active COVID-19 cases in Alberta down by 10

There are now 12 active cases in Fort McMurray. 25 cases in Wood Buffalo recovered from COVID-19, including 22 in Fort McMurray. 153 Albertans died during the pandemic. Health officials conducted ...

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Coronavirus: US health leaders rubbish Trump's claims pandemic is under control

Coronavirus: US health leaders rubbish Trump's claims pandemic is under control

There have been more than 7,500 infections in Australia. Texas reported one of the largest rises in new cases at 24,000 for the week ended June 21, an increase of 84 percent from the previous week...

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Dr. Anthony Fauci: Trump never ordered us to slow down testing

The U.S. has tested more than 27 million people, with about 2.3 million - or 8.4% - testing positive. After declaring during his campaign rally on Saturday that he had asked him administration to "s...

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'No-swab' saliva test for coronavirus piloted in Britain By Reuters

'No-swab' saliva test for coronavirus piloted in Britain By Reuters

Participants will be able to complete coronavirus tests at home by putting their saliva into a sample pot to be tested for current infections of the virus. It said it was working with a variety of com...

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Germany Orders First Local Lockdown Since Easing - State Premier

Germany Orders First Local Lockdown Since Easing - State Premier

More than 1,500 people have tested positive for coronavirus at the Toennies slaughterhouse in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck and thousands more have been put under a quarantine to try to halt the outbreak. Comp...

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Pig vaccine trial for Covid-19 yields 'positive' results

Pig vaccine trial for Covid-19 yields 'positive' results

At the same time, Dr. Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to China, issued the Phase III clinical approval certificate of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine to the Chair of CNBG Yang Xiaoming. However,...

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Gilead Sciences: About to start trials of an inhaled version of Remdesivir

Gilead Sciences: About to start trials of an inhaled version of Remdesivir

COVIFOR (Remdesivir) will be available in 100 mg vial (Injectable) which has to be administered intravenously in a hospital setting under the supervision of a healthcare practitioner, it added. The s...

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Fauci and Redfield testify about coronavirus response

Fauci and Redfield testify about coronavirus response

Many rally goers did not wear masks, and for some that was an act of defiance against what they see as government intrusion. About 500,000 are now being conducted daily, and Giroir said he expects ...

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Pierce County sees 22 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Pierce County sees 22 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

The first COVID-19 case was reported in Tarrant County on March 11. These newly identified cases are not considered an outbreak since they are members of the same household. Tuesdays and Wednesday...

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Fauci and Redfield testify on coronavirus response

As for the anxiously awaited vaccine, Fauci said he believes "it will be when and not if" it arrives, and he's "cautiously optimistic" that some vaccine could be available at the end of the year. "How...

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Study suggests most Covid-19 cases went undetected

Study suggests most Covid-19 cases went undetected

A team of researchers looked at the number of people who went to doctors or clinics with flu-like illnesses and were never diagnosed with coronavirus, influenza or any of the other viruses that usuall...

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Thirteen new COVID-19 cases Tuesday; Interior Health total inches upward

Thirteen new COVID-19 cases Tuesday; Interior Health total inches upward

The number of active cases in the province decreased slightly since Monday to 174. Health officials say that no new health-care or community outbreaks have appeared over the past 24-hours. Provincia...

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Seven new COVID-19 cases reported in Wylie

Seven new COVID-19 cases reported in Wylie

When you click this link an Excel spreadsheet will be created with all reported Collin County cases by city. Statewide there were 510 new cases reported, along with 38 new deaths due to the coronav...

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Hours after announcement, Ramdev told to stop Corona 'medicine' ads

Hours after announcement, Ramdev told to stop Corona 'medicine' ads

Dr. Abhishekh Sharma, Assistant Professor of Medicine, National Institute of Medical Sciences , and among those who supervised the trial, said that 100 patients, who had tested positive for the virus...

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Wisconsin DPI releases guidelines for reopening schools this fall: ‘Proactive approach’

Wisconsin DPI releases guidelines for reopening schools this fall: ‘Proactive approach’

Education Forward provides health information, resources, and possible action steps aligned to closing out the current school year and preparing for and implementing provisions in the next school yea...

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Fauci: COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by year's end

Fauci: COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by year's end

New cases in Florida rose 87 percent last week to almost 22,000, with the state's positive test rate nearly doubling to 11 percent. The statement comes at a time when cases of the virus continue to ...

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UN Afghan mission concerned over attacks on healthcare targets

UN Afghan mission concerned over attacks on healthcare targets

President Ghani, in an address to the cabinet on Monday, said the violence unleashed by the Taliban was "running against the spirit of commitment for peace". He blamed the attack on the "enemies of pe...

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COVID-19 tracker appears on smartphones

This will enable handsets to exchange data and alert people if they have been near someone who is found to have the virus, but without storing the data centrally. For nations like the United Kingdom w...

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3 new Pacific County COVID cases linked to one person

3 new Pacific County COVID cases linked to one person

Within each state, testing reveals a patchwork of hot spots and regions where case numbers have seen declines. Ottawa Public Health continues to say the number of actual infections in the city could...

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Fauci hopeful for a vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Fauci hopeful for a vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Fauci , who was testifying before the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration's coronavirus response, said that African-Americans are contending with a "double wham...

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Fauci and CDC Director Redfield to testify at House coronavirus oversight hearing

Fauci and CDC Director Redfield to testify at House coronavirus oversight hearing

McEnany pointed to examples of news outlets using phrases like the "Wuhan virus" to describe COVID-19, and accused the media "of trying to play games with the terminology of this virus". In his testi...

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First volunteer receives Imperial COVID-19 vaccine

First volunteer receives Imperial COVID-19 vaccine

The researchers of Nigerian Universities' Scientists, under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group, announced to discover the coronavirus vaccine on Friday. The study, by the Pirbright Institute, of ChA...

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Pig trial of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine shows promise with two shots

Pig trial of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine shows promise with two shots

During the ceremony, the UAE Minister of Health & Prevention, Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, issued a Phase III of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine clinical approval certificate to Ni Jian, Chinese A...

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