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NM reports 168 new COVID-19 cases, four additional deaths

NM reports 168 new COVID-19 cases, four additional deaths

They are now in the beginning stages of the investigation and are working to identify individuals who were in contact with the cases. Ravalli County Public Health is stressing that masks and physica...

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Oklahomans Vote To Expand Medicaid

Oklahomans Vote To Expand Medicaid

Bruce Dart, the director of Tulsa's City-County Health Department, had urged the campaign to reconsider coming to the state at the time . Amending the Oklahoma Constitution will prevent the Republi...

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Gilead Sets US Price for COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir

Gilead Sets US Price for COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir

Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic said in an email. Gilead Sciences announced the price Monday for remdesivir, and said the price would be $3,120 for patients with private insurance. O'Day a...

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Abortion rights affirmed by Supreme Court, but hang by thread

Abortion rights affirmed by Supreme Court, but hang by thread

Thomas rejected the claim of Chief Justice John Roberts that according to the legal doctrine of stare decisis precedents set by previous Supreme Court rulings in similar cases required the Louisia...

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Maloney Votes to Expand Health Care for Hudson Valley Families

Maloney Votes to Expand Health Care for Hudson Valley Families

The White House has pledged to veto. Monday's vote is nearly certainly the high point for the bill, as the Republican Senate is unlikely to pass it and the White House has promised a veto. The bill'...

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8 states added to COVID travel advisory for tri-state area

8 states added to COVID travel advisory for tri-state area

Those states join Alabama , Arkansas, Arizona, Florida , North Carolina , South Carolina, Washington, Utah and Texas on the list of states with travelers that will be asked to self quarantine when ...

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Bandana is least effective form of face mask, study says

Bandana is least effective form of face mask, study says

They then used a laser to detect drops as they coughed and sneezed from the mannequin's head and mapped the paths of the drops and examined how different designs and materials alter that path. "Moreov...

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European Union bars United States visitors over virus fears

European Union bars United States visitors over virus fears

During a hearing in which Fauci was lamenting the current coronavirus surges happening in four USA states (Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas, which comprise some 50% of the country's new coronav...

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A New Wave of Coronavirus Cases Is Putting Melbourne Back in Lockdown

A New Wave of Coronavirus Cases Is Putting Melbourne Back in Lockdown

People from other areas will be prevented from entering the worst-affected communities, with police on patrol and officers stopping cars to conduct random checks. There were 87 new cases across the co...

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Four more cases in Bureau County

Four more cases in Bureau County

There have been 20 coronavirus-related deaths in Burke County. The individuals are recovering in isolation at home at this time. The northwest New Mexico county has the state's highest number of COV...

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Remdesivir Priced At More Than $3100 For A Course Of Treatment

Remdesivir Priced At More Than $3100 For A Course Of Treatment

Still, remdesivir in its now formulation, is only being used on patients sick enough to require hospitalization as a five-day treatment course. It also said that the potential value of the drug ca...

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First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Grand

First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Grand

On Sunday, Gov. Gavin Newsom required seven counties on the state's "watch list" for elevated COVID-19 activity, including Los Angeles, to close all bars immediately. The amount of cases Black and His...

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Newsom Planning To Announce Updated COVID-19 Restrictions

Newsom Planning To Announce Updated COVID-19 Restrictions

Gov. Newsom also recommends that firework shows in communities on the state's watch list should be canceled. The new guidance will remain in place for at least three weeks . The COVID-19 positivit...

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United States 'going in wrong direction' in coronavirus outbreak - Fauci

United States 'going in wrong direction' in coronavirus outbreak - Fauci

The US is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases , with roughly 40,000 new ones coming in a day. In a Senate committee hearing, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious ...

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Remdesivir to cost $2,340 per COVID-19 patient

Remdesivir to cost $2,340 per COVID-19 patient

For the "vast majority" of patients, a 5-day treatment course would be priced at $2,340 (containing six vials in all). The price tag is slightly below the range of $2,520 to $2,800 suggested last we...

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Leicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock says

Leicester lockdown extension will mean change in law, Hancock says

He said in order to control the virus "it requires sacrifices by everybody, we need to do that in Leicester now". Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told LBC the government will impose travel restr...

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Fauci Frets That US Could See 100K New COVID Cases Daily

Fauci Frets That US Could See 100K New COVID Cases Daily

In an interview with CNN, Dr Anthony Fauci also said people not wearing masks was "a recipe for disaster" and said of the Trump administration's attempts at contact tracing: "I don't think we're...

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Benton and Sherburne Counties Report No New COVID-19 Cases Monday

Benton and Sherburne Counties Report No New COVID-19 Cases Monday

As of Monday, it had 951. The individual, whose age was not released, tested positive 14 days ago and had not been hospitalized for the illness. But the rate of those testing positive is what we keep ...

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Alberta reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants

Alberta reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants

Other outdoor events and spectator events not previously listed, such as wedding ceremonies and outdoor theatres are still restricted to a maximum of 100 people. Fort McMurray now has 20 active cases ...

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Alberta reports five new cases of COVID-19 in RMWB

Alberta reports five new cases of COVID-19 in RMWB

In the region's rural areas, there are eight active cases and 14 recovered cases. Hinshaw will be providing an update on the province's response to COVID-19 later today. The number of active cases i...

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Fauci, Redfield testify on Covid-19 reopening

Health officials across the United States have expressed growing concern about the nation's ability and willingness to slow or end the coronavirus pandemic. "Unfortunately, this simple lifesaving pr...

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B.C. allowing visitors in long-term care homes, assisted living facilities again

B.C. allowing visitors in long-term care homes, assisted living facilities again

Officials said the process will be gradual, beginning with each senior being allowed a single designated visitor who will meet them in a designated visiting area at their care home. More than half are...

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Spike in Covid-19 cases in Australias Victoria stalls sports restart

Spike in Covid-19 cases in Australias Victoria stalls sports restart

Residents of those suburbs will be allowed to leave the house for four reasons: shopping for food and supplies, care and caregiving, exercise, and for study or work - but only if you can not do so fro...

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Researchers Find New Strain Of Flu In China With 'Pandemic Potential'

Researchers Find New Strain Of Flu In China With 'Pandemic Potential'

This was after 10.4% of swine workers had already been infected, despite blood tests showing antibodies created by exposure to the flu virus. The researchers wrote a research article that was publishe...

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Coronavirus is in full swing, but could a new pandemic be looming?

Coronavirus is in full swing, but could a new pandemic be looming?

The study said that the virus has "acquired increased human infectivity". The Chinese team found that a major type of swine influenza , dubbed G4, is genetically similar to the 2009 virus, ...

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READ: Supreme Court’s full decision on Louisiana’s abortion restriction

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down an abortion clinic restriction law out of Louisiana. Roberts's alignment with the court's four liberals was striking because he declared that he continues...

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European Union restricts visitors from USA due to coronavirus resurgence

European Union restricts visitors from USA due to coronavirus resurgence

The U.S.is reportedly not on that list. "We've heard from a dozen or more countries that have very different views about their willingness to open up their borders to anyone, not only folks from the U...

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Lockdown returns to English city of Leicester

Lockdown returns to English city of Leicester

News of the Leicester lockdown was overshadowing a major speech by Mr Johnson yesterday in Dudley, just 80km away, in which he detailed plans to rebuild the British economy after it was battered by ...

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Monroe County records one new COVID-19 death

Monroe County records one new COVID-19 death

The testing site will be closed on July 3rd for Independence Day. The health department said it received positive test results for the virus that causes COVID-19 from 29 people on Monday, ranging in...

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California man and 27 relatives catch coronavirus, including dead father

California man and 27 relatives catch coronavirus, including dead father

Garay said, however, that he shared his family's story as a stimulating story for people to take measures to protect themselves and their loved ones against the virus. "I'd like to try to eat tablespo...

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USA to Secure Enough Remdesivir for Half a Million COVID Patients

In early June, the company announced results from a Phase 3 clinical trial that showed promising results on patients with a moderate form of COVID-19. A treatment course is 6 vials. The disease has ...

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Starbucks unveils Impossible Breakfast Sandwich featuring an imitation sausage patty

Starbucks unveils Impossible Breakfast Sandwich featuring an imitation sausage patty

As part of the coffee giant's new summer menu, customers can now order the meatless breakfast sandwich at the majority of USA locations. Starbucks said earlier this year that it would add plant-base...

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1 death, 63 new cases in Douglas County

Monday through Friday. The person who died was in his or her 70s with underlying conditions. The Health Department says that due to younger people tending to have less severe cases, none of the ne...

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Gilead Prices Virus Treatment at $3K

The agency said it secured more than 500,000 remdesivir courses for USA hospitals through September. A Wall Street Journal analysis shows the typical hospital patient with commercial insurance wou...

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Developing countries will pay less for COVID-19 drug - Gilead reveals

In a Monday statement, Gilead said it would charge different prices for the drug if it was paid for by public or private insurance, arguing that its prices are justified by the enormous savings an ear...

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