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Large scale Covid-19 study in Spain suggests herd immunity not feasible

Large scale Covid-19 study in Spain suggests herd immunity not feasible

Herd immunity is achieved when enough of the population is infected with a virus or bacteria - or vaccinated against it - to stop its circulation. But the metropolitan area of Madrid, the strongest ...

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Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Italian scientists also claim to have discovered traces of SARS-CoV-2 in sewage samples from both Milan and Turin, collected in mid-December. Jefferson said that, while the Barcelona results still...

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MI joins COVID-19 school funding lawsuit against Secretary DeVos

MI joins COVID-19 school funding lawsuit against Secretary DeVos

Joining Nessel and Becerra on behalf of their states in filing this lawsuit are the attorneys general of the District of Columbia, Maine, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. "And now this fall they are suggest...

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B.C. records 12 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

B.C. records 12 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Unlike other Canadian provinces and USA states, British Columbia does not identify the municipality or regional district where new cases are reported . One of the Fraser Health deaths actually occurr...

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MI reports 30* new coronavirus deaths, 454 new cases

MI reports 30* new coronavirus deaths, 454 new cases

There are also 7,100 active cases of the virus in MI, which is about 1,100 more cases than this time last week. The Reuters tally comprises fatalities where COVID-19 was mentioned on death certifica...

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Fauci: Coronavirus situation 'really not good'

Still, the mortality rate has decreased over time in the United States. He said the first candidate will be ready for trials to see if its effective against the disease by the end of this month. He ...

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'At war time speed,' China leads Covid-19 vaccine race

'At war time speed,' China leads Covid-19 vaccine race

Pharma companies, academic institutions and government laboratories around the world are experimenting with different methods to find a solution to the global health crisis. He said it during a webi...

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EPA approves Lysol Desinfectant Spray as effective against Covid-19

EPA approves Lysol Desinfectant Spray as effective against Covid-19

Until those outcomes are offered, the EPA has a list of disinfectants ( List N ), consisting of many Lysol products, that meet their requirements for usage versus SARS-CoV-2. "The EPA's approval recog...

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Trump administration pushes for schools to reopen as pandemic surges

Trump administration pushes for schools to reopen as pandemic surges

It's time to do it", President Trump said at a White House event. In a conference call with U.S. state governors, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday assailed plans by some local districts to...

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Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne

Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Experts agree that the virus doesn't journey lengthy distances or stay viable outside. Th...

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NIMS begins subject enrollment for corona vaccine's clinical trial

The speediness has alarmed some in the medical fraternity. Dr Krishna Ella, BBIL's chairman and managing director, had even told Indian media last month that he expected phase one and phase two tria...

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World Health Organization to study 'emerging evidence' on COVID-19 airbone transmission

World Health Organization to study 'emerging evidence' on COVID-19 airbone transmission

Aerosols , or droplets smaller than 5 microns, can "float" in the air for notably longer and increases the risk of airborne transmission , especially in a stuffy room. That doesn't seem to happen wit...

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Regeneron Covid-19 Treatment Enters Final Stage of Human Clinical Trials

Regeneron Covid-19 Treatment Enters Final Stage of Human Clinical Trials

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said today its double-antibody cocktail against COVID-19 is advancing into Phase III studies, less than a month after the start of its first clinical trial, with preliminar...

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Australia's most populous states to shut shared border amid virus spike

Australia's most populous states to shut shared border amid virus spike

The border between Australia's two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales , will be shut down for the first time in 100 years as authorities rush to battle new Covid-19 hotspots. He told ...

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Germany has only a few hundred doses of remdesivir - health minister

Germany has only a few hundred doses of remdesivir - health minister

Last month, two Indian drugmakers, Cipla Ltd and privately-held Hetero Labs Ltd, also launched generic versions of the treatment. So far, Hetero Drugs and Cipla are the only firms that have launched...

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Effingham County Health Department Reports 5 New Coronavirus Cases Today

Effingham County Health Department Reports 5 New Coronavirus Cases Today

That's an increase of 24 cases meeting the guidelines, since Sunday's report. Pierce County had a total of 90 deaths likely caused by COVID-19 as of Monday. L.A. County officials warned last week ...

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Florida Reports New Case of Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Florida Reports New Case of Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Naegleria fowleri , the microscopic single-celled amoeba, is known for infecting the brain tissues. The department said that the amoeba is commonly found in warm freshwater such as lakes, rivers, po...

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Washington reports 1,087 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Monday

Washington reports 1,087 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Monday

The number of hospital patients with confirmed coronavirus infections jumped 41% in the last three weeks, county data show. Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Sunday ...

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Australia Stops Travel Between Sydney & Melbourne After Coronavirus Spike

Australia Stops Travel Between Sydney & Melbourne After Coronavirus Spike

Victoria recorded 127 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. It also reported one death, the first nationally in more than two weeks, taking the country's total tally to 105. Victorians would require a permit ...

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Experts Believe Coronavirus Is Airborne but the WHO Disagrees

Experts Believe Coronavirus Is Airborne but the WHO Disagrees

Singing risks spreading the virus through the air, the worldwide expert study says . "Numerous health authorities now focus on handwashing , maintaining social distancing , and droplet precaut...

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Faltering AIDS battle risks 10-year setback from COVID-19, United Nations warns

Faltering AIDS battle risks 10-year setback from COVID-19, United Nations warns

We want governments to use creative ways to keep the fight going on both. "But the right to health means that no one disease should be fought at the expense of the other", Byanyima said in a stateme...

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State And Local COVID Cases Continue To Rise; Local Hospitalization Mostly Steady

State And Local COVID Cases Continue To Rise; Local Hospitalization Mostly Steady

This number includes all the cases confirmed over the holiday weekend. The Butler Health System is reporting that two patients are now being treated for COVID-19 symptoms at Butler Memorial Hospital...

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Facemask Best Defence As Scientists Believe The Coronavirus Is Airborne

Facemask Best Defence As Scientists Believe The Coronavirus Is Airborne

If it can hang in the air for long periods of time , even after an infected person leaves that space, that could affect the measures healthcare workers and others take to protect themselves. "While t...

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County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases from weekend

County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases from weekend

She majored in investigative reporting at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has a passion for bringing readers in-depth, complex stories that will impact their lives. OH reported a total of 39,9...

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Back to school: 'We missed you guys,' Motshekga tells returning pupils

Back to school: 'We missed you guys,' Motshekga tells returning pupils

Motshekga instructed provinces that were not prepared to receive Grade R on July 6 to compulsorily provide realizable plans for ensuring the reincorporation of Grade R learners to schools within, but ...

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World Health Organization stops hydroxychloroquine, HIV drug trials for COVID-19 patients

World Health Organization stops hydroxychloroquine, HIV drug trials for COVID-19 patients

The Department of Health said on Sunday that it will stop evaluating the efficacy of HIV drugs lopinavir and ritonavir among hospitalized patients participating in the country's clinical trial for C...

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Mutation causing COVID-19 to be more contagious

Mutation causing COVID-19 to be more contagious

And while scientists look forward to other mutations of the virus as well as effective vaccines, they warn that the health community must remain vigilant so that any new mutations do not get more infe...

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Study Showing Hydroxychloroquine Increases Death Risk For COVID-19 Is Retracted

Study Showing Hydroxychloroquine Increases Death Risk For COVID-19 Is Retracted

Based on these findings , the researchers said in a statement , "we have therefore chose to stop enrolling participants to the hydroxychloroquine arm of the RECOVERY Trial with immediate effect"...

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India Defends Fast Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

India Defends Fast Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

After widespread criticism, the ICMR clarified on Saturday that the letter was only meant to " cut unnecessary red tape ". The letter did not refer to the mid-August launch. "We don't have that ti...

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Is Coronavirus Airborne? Here's What 239 Scientists Told WHO

Is Coronavirus Airborne? Here's What 239 Scientists Told WHO

The organisation adds that Chinese officials provided information to World Health Organization on the cluster of cases of "viral pneumonia of unknown cause" identified in Wuhan on January 3. But as ...

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COVID-19: JEE, NEET exams postponed

COVID-19: JEE, NEET exams postponed

This means that students can expect JEE Main 2020 resutls to be announced very quickly, within one or two weeks of the exam being held i.e.by 15th september. The exams had been scheduled for the s...

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Suspected case of bubonic plague found in city in Inner Mongolia

Suspected case of bubonic plague found in city in Inner Mongolia

In May previous year, two people in the country of Mongolia died from the plague - they had contracted the illness after eating the raw meat of a marmot, a type of rodent. If the patient is not treate...

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: What help is there in Hertfordshrie?

Linda Liao, digital manager at the Mental Health Foundation , added: "We've loved collaborating with the team - they really understood what we were trying to do, were flexible in their approach and t...

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National Basketball Association players who miss coronavirus test can't travel to Orlando with teams

National Basketball Association players who miss coronavirus test can't travel to Orlando with teams

The player has the option of flying on a charter flight at the player's expense, traveling by auto, or flying commercial, the memo said. If a player drives or flies private, he must pass two Covid-19 ...

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COVID-19 report for July 3

COVID-19 report for July 3

The new cases were described as follows in a letter to Ellsworth County residents from the health department. A total of 82 people have been diagnosed in Lewis County with the disease and three have...

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