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Human safety trials for Indian Covid-19 vaccine

The trials are among many across the world - there are around 120 vaccine programmes under way. The first phase is "designed to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine", she explained....

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New flu with pandemic potential found in China by scientists

New flu with pandemic potential found in China by scientists

Swine flu cases also spread to New Zealand in 2009. There is also the fact that it is new and therefore people will have little to no immunity. "Moreover, low antigenic cross-reactivity of human inf...

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BC reports 26 new coronavirus cases over three-day period

BC reports 26 new coronavirus cases over three-day period

Health officials on Monday reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the past three days and no new deaths. That brings the total of active cases up to 153 in BC, with 18 reportedly now in hosp...

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COVID-19: 39 new cases in Alberta on Sunday, no additional deaths

COVID-19: 39 new cases in Alberta on Sunday, no additional deaths

Outside the urban service area, there is six active cases and 13 recovered cases of the illness. Of those who have died due to the virus, 112 have been in the Calgary zone , 16 in the north zone , 1...

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Chinese coronavirus vaccine approved for military use

Chinese coronavirus vaccine approved for military use

Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press. "This is not a race of who comes first. This is, get as many approved, safe and effective vaccines as you possibly can",...

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Five Indian States To Receive Coronavirus Drug

Five Indian States To Receive Coronavirus Drug

Remdesivir is now given to patients intravenously through daily infusions in hospital. An inhaled formulation would be administered via a nebuliser, potentially allowing for easier administration ou...

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California Governor Urges Imperial County To Enact Stay-At-Home Order

California Governor Urges Imperial County To Enact Stay-At-Home Order

Still, the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly in the area, with a per-capita infection rate almost seven times the state average. Newsom said there is also a need to decompress the county's hos...

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Douglas County reports 159 new cases

Douglas County reports 159 new cases

Gavin Newsom allowed a business or activity that had been shut down to resume. Go to www.douglaspublichealthnetwork.org for more local information on COVID-19. Seven new cases were from Burleigh C...

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Young people's mental health suffering during lockdown says charity

Young people's mental health suffering during lockdown says charity

Find out moreThe Community Mental Health Online Support platform has a range of tools and resources, including contact details of service providers that can provide help with the mental health. Now,...

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Coronavirus found in sewerage collected months before first reported case

Coronavirus found in sewerage collected months before first reported case

The study was flawed, they said, and other lines of evidence strongly suggest that the virus developed late past year in China. However, the surprising finding in March 2019 was only briefly stated at...

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Bill Gates: US 'not even close' to doing enough to fight pandemic

Bill Gates: US 'not even close' to doing enough to fight pandemic

Gates also said he was disappointed that the United States, under Trump, has not taken a leadership role in preventing and ending the pandemic. "Because our behavior and our contact-tracing is not w...

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Mankato bar owner frustrated over state's COVID-19 list

Mankato bar owner frustrated over state's COVID-19 list

Total cases requiring hospitalization: 3,986. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in number of cumulative pos...

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85 cases linked to Harper's Restaurant and Brewpub as MI cases rise

85 cases linked to Harper's Restaurant and Brewpub as MI cases rise

This roots back to June 12-20 when the bar reopened, as Health Officer Linda S. Vail, said. A MI restaurant has been recently linked to dozens of coronavirus cases, and public health officials are...

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Alberta records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases since May 16

Alberta records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases since May 16

More pharmacies are scheduled to offer testing following the initial 20. Tests will be sent to Alberta Precision Laboratories for analysis. "Each participating pharmacy will adhere to strict proto...

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California hospitalizations surge with new COVID-19 cases

California hospitalizations surge with new COVID-19 cases

After growing earlier this week, the rate of positive cases remained steady at 5.1% over two weeks compared to Wednesday, he said. Is that significant increase in testing the explanation for the v...

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Forty-nine new infections reported yesterday in Victoria

Forty-nine new infections reported yesterday in Victoria

All those people returning to the Australian condition of Victoria will need to have to examination damaging for coronavirus ahead of being unveiled from quarantine, states Victoria leading Daniel An...

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Brazil signs agreement to produce AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil signs agreement to produce AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, one of the World Health Organization chief's special envoys for the initiative. The tools developed under the coalition, the WHO said, will benefit the whole world, and by savin...

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Afghanistan war: Russian Federation denies paying militants to kill United States troops

The New York Times reported Friday that USA intelligence concluded months ago that Russian military intelligence agents had offered the bounties to militants linked to the Taliban . The Taliban hav...

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Australia to send 1,000 troops to Melbourne after ‘only significant virus outbreak’

Australia to send 1,000 troops to Melbourne after ‘only significant virus outbreak’

Australia has recorded roughly 7,500 coronavirus cases and 104 deaths in a population of 25 million, with several regions believed to be effectively virus-free. Victoria state reported 20 overnight ca...

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Victorian COVID-19 cases approach first-wave numbers

Victorian COVID-19 cases approach first-wave numbers

Premier Daniel Andrews said there had been a net increase of 49 cases overnight but eight of those were reclassified to Victoria from other states. Four new cases are connected to known outbreaks, 2...

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Almost 9,600 new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH Saturday

Almost 9,600 new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH Saturday

Florida's surging COVID-19 cases have totaled 33,212 in the past week, a 37 percent increase. Broward County reported 726 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death. Florida, another...

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Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

In time, we will learn whether having previously had the infection provides individuals with immunity to future infection, which will indicate the personal value of having this test. Yesterday, Chie...

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India allows use of low-priced steroid to treat coronavirus patients

India allows use of low-priced steroid to treat coronavirus patients

It is mainly used to reduce inflammation in other diseases such as arthritis. The protocol included the use of dexamethasone , an low-cost and widely used steroid, as a substitute for methylprednisol...

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Ohio County sees 5 new COVID-19 cases, Marshall County 3

Ohio County sees 5 new COVID-19 cases, Marshall County 3

Seven cases are a contact with a confirmed case. Mason County maintains 46 cases with one death. Increases in case numbers can correspond to increased testing. 212 people are considered "recover...

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Monroe County Covid-19 numbers: 31 new cases. Hospitalizations relatively low

Monroe County Covid-19 numbers: 31 new cases. Hospitalizations relatively low

Both of today's cases had arrived from India and were staying in managed isolation at Auckland's Grand Millennium Hotel. She had tested negative for the virus during routine testing on Tuesday, befo...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn ACA

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn ACA

It was the ACA that has prohibited health insurers from denying coverage to Americans with pre-existing health conditions. House Democrats are poised to pass a bill to do just that; the Senate wil...

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Three more Covid 19 deaths in the republic

Three more Covid 19 deaths in the republic

However, there has been a slight increase in the numbers being treated in the countries intensive care units (ICUs) - with the number rising to 12 yesterday evening, compared to nine the previous day....

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After Birthday Party, 18 Family Members Test Positive for COVID

After Birthday Party, 18 Family Members Test Positive for COVID

Barbosa believes that his nephew may have contracted the virus there and experienced a slight cough. Barbosa, who is a volunteer emergency medical technician and married to a doctor, did not attend ...

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COVID-19: 18 confirmed cases in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington

COVID-19: 18 confirmed cases in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington

Those alerted to the outbreak at Kingston's Binh's Nail and Spa appeared to heed the advice to seek testing, with a lineup at one local testing centre stretching almost around the block. The woman spr...

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CDC warns of three new coronavirus symptoms

CDC warns of three new coronavirus symptoms

The CDC will continue to monitor and update the list of possible symptoms as more research is conducted on the illness. Federal officials fixed an issue with test kits that delayed wider testing f...

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World Health Organization to increase USD31.3b against coronavirus

World Health Organization to increase USD31.3b against coronavirus

He said the World Health Organization had already more than 100 candidates for a vaccine of which one was at an advanced stage of development. Of that, $13.7 billion was required "to cover urgen...

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Human trial of new coronavirus vaccine begins in UK

Human trial of new coronavirus vaccine begins in UK

The U.S. expects to start stockpiling it this fall and also has invested in other vaccine candidates. Shabir Madhi, professor in vaccinology at Wits University said, this is most likely the first of...

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Australia's Victoria struggles to contain Covid-19

Australia's Victoria struggles to contain Covid-19

Three of the new cases are linked to the north Melbourne family outbreak and one is part of the Wollert outbreak, she said. Emergency alerts have been getting sent out to citizens in the hotspot Mel...

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Individuals have societal responsibility to end COVID-19 outbreak: Top US doctor

Individuals have societal responsibility to end COVID-19 outbreak: Top US doctor

A widespread move to roll back reopening plans would be a blow to President Donald Trump, who is desperate to bring the US economy back on track ahead of the November election. Pence announced that 16...

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Alberta COVID-19 numbers updated for June 26

Alberta Health Services says nine patients and seven staff in two units have now tested positive for the infection. One patient at the hospital also died as a result of the virus on Thursday . Albe...

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