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James Hancock: Victoria experiences another massive rise in cases

James Hancock: Victoria experiences another massive rise in cases

It was imposed Wednesday and will last six weeks. The state has now registered 1,184 active cases: 57 of them are in the hospital, with 16 patients in intensive care, Andrews said. A man in his 70s ...

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Russia's Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World's 1st COVID-19 Vaccine

Russia's Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World's 1st COVID-19 Vaccine

The vaccine, created by University of Queensland scientists in partnership with biotech company CSL, was tested successfully on animals in Australia and the Netherlands. If completed successfully, it ...

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Evidence Suggests Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be Effective For Treating COVID-19

Evidence Suggests Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be Effective For Treating COVID-19

They undertook to compare it fairly and accounted for factors such as population density, access to healthcare and the coronavirus response. Based on data analyses, the researchers found that there ...

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Sydney pub closed after second coronavirus case confirmed

Sydney pub closed after second coronavirus case confirmed

An 18-year-old staff member, a Victorian twentysomething and a woman in her forties who visited the pub in Casula have since tested positive. The male pub patron and a man in his 20s from Melbourne,...

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COVID-19 cases continue climb in Callaway County

COVID-19 cases continue climb in Callaway County

The county's seven-day positivity rate dropped slightly to 2.6% on Sunday after a recent spike. "In the last 4 days Mitchell County has witnessed a significant increase of COVID-19 patients in our c...

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Alberta reports 77 new confirmed coronavirus cases

Alberta reports 77 new confirmed coronavirus cases

It has sought answers from Premier Jason Kenney, Health Minister Tyler Shandro, Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer, Labour Minister Jason Copping as well as those in charge of companies and long-term ca...

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Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Although development is also taking place at the University of Oxford, Prof Shattock said that a vaccine being made available by September "feels very optimistic" - partly due to the number of infecti...

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Ontario confirms 129 new cases of COVID-19, 3 more deaths

The number of resolved patients also increased on Sunday by 112. Ontario officials reported 130 cases on Saturday and 116 on Friday. Public health officials in Ontario are reporting 129 new case...

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Russian Federation ‘first nation’ to finish human trials for Covid-19 vaccine

Russian Federation ‘first nation’ to finish human trials for Covid-19 vaccine

Russian Federation had allowed clinical trials of two forms of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18. Tarasov men...

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Jerome Adams, surgeon general, defends shifting guidance on masks

Jerome Adams, surgeon general, defends shifting guidance on masks

We've learned more about asymptomatic spread - up to 50 percent of people who can spread this disease, spread it without having symptoms. What he's saying: "It's important for people to understand...

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No new cases as Qld begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine

No new cases as Qld begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine

It said that data obtained by scientists " indicates that volunteers in the first and second groups formed an immune response after injections of the vaccine against the coronavirus ". As of yet, ther...

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Victoria's COVID-19 case toll continues to rise

Victoria's COVID-19 case toll continues to rise

Victoria recorded 216 new coronavirus cases on Saturday and has a total of 1,249 active cases. It comes after the State added fours cases of COVID-19 to its tally yesterday, with two new and two ...

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High blood sugar increases Covid-19 patients’ death risk

High blood sugar increases Covid-19 patients’ death risk

Appleby said she decided to make this case public to urge people to take the pandemic seriously - particularly young people, many of whom still seem to believe they can not be seriously affected by t...

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Russian University Successfully Completes Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine

Russian University Successfully Completes Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, the Lynn Health Science Institute of Colorado Springs announced it was awarded the Moderna Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Study. It normally takes multiple years to roll out a vaccine, b...

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The Gym Group 'lost 178000 customers during lockdown'

The Gym Group 'lost 178000 customers during lockdown'

The company set out its plans to reopen almost all of its gyms in England on 25 July, when restrictions on the sector are lifted . The Gym Group said that 178,000 people had cancelled their membe...

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Area colleges pledge to support worldwide students following ICE rule change

Area colleges pledge to support worldwide students following ICE rule change

The lawsuit filed by MIT and Harvard seeks an injunction to ban implementation of the new policy, which was issued without warning on Monday with no opportunity for review or comment. As a univers...

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Body of COVID-19 Patient Taken to Burial Ground in Auto Rickshaw

Body of COVID-19 Patient Taken to Burial Ground in Auto Rickshaw

Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe neurological complications, including inflammation, psycho...

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Daily COVID-19 numbers reveal 632 new cases, five new fatalities

Daily COVID-19 numbers reveal 632 new cases, five new fatalities

She told WOAI that a patient in their thirties - whom she identified to another station, KSAT , as a "young man" - became critically ill after attending one of the parties. She said: "It doesn't di...

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One new case of COVID-19

One new case of COVID-19

According to the local health department, 655 county residents have recovered from the coronavirus . Polson Mayor Paul Briney issued a directive Thursday strongly encouraging the use of masks in pu...

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Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19

Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19 "hoax" party

After attending such a party, the man became critically ill. "This is a party held by somebody diagnosed by the COVID virus and the thought is to see if the virus is real and to see if anyone gets i...

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Bubonic plague triggers health alert in China after herder is infected

Bubonic plague triggers health alert in China after herder is infected

The WHO was informed of this new development on 6 July 2020, after which it announced that the threat isn't being considered high-risk, but is being monitored carefully. Usage of marmot meat or orga...

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Legal Mental Health Charity Releases Latest Covid-19 Data

The UK's Film and TV Charity has accelerated its plan to offer mental health support to industry workers with the launch of an online community dedicated to those seeking help during the COVID-19 cris...

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CDC data highlight racial disparities in spread, scope of COVID-19 pandemic

CDC data highlight racial disparities in spread, scope of COVID-19 pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fewer than half the states provided detailed data for a study of COVID-19 infections in meat plants-but the information they do have is disturbing...

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Possible COVID-19 community exposure detected at Kelowna waterfront

Possible COVID-19 community exposure detected at Kelowna waterfront

Eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting restaurants and bars downtown and going to private gatherings, Interior Health said. Officials have not released a list of events or bu...

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World Health Organization team heads China to probe origin of COVID-19

World Health Organization team heads China to probe origin of COVID-19

More than 1.2 crore people have been infected by the novel coronavirus globally and over 5.48 lakh have died. Adhanom told global diplomats on Thursday that the member states at the 73rd World Hea...

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Drug regulator okays limited use of Itolizumab for Covid-19 patients

Drug regulator okays limited use of Itolizumab for Covid-19 patients

Itolizumab is the latest drug to be approved by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for "restricted emergency use" to treat Covid-19 patients. According to the health ministry , Biocon has...

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Canada: Unemployment Rate falls to 12.3% in June vs. 12% expected

Canada: Unemployment Rate falls to 12.3% in June vs. 12% expected

But things are starting to improve in the province's economy and James said more than 118,000 people found jobs last month. Job gains were made in every province, including by 378,000 in Ontario, ma...

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Even mild coronavirus infection can cause serious brain damage

Even mild coronavirus infection can cause serious brain damage

The researchers determined "SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with a wide spectrum of neurological syndromes affecting the whole neuraxis", or the axis of the central nervous system. "I am also disco...

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Six new Covid 19 deaths, one new case in Donegal

Six new Covid 19 deaths, one new case in Donegal

The reproductive rate of the virus is now at or above one in the republic. Meanwhile we're being urged to take immediate action again to cut down on the transmission of the coronavirus. "If we try t...

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Fauci: Empty stadiums, quarantined players needed for summer sports return

Fauci: Empty stadiums, quarantined players needed for summer sports return

Dr. Anthony Fauci , the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a key voice on the Coronavirus Pandemic , addressed the potential of baseball resuming play ...

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Two new COVID-19 cases reported, both from central region

Two new COVID-19 cases reported, both from central region

Of the 165 locals who have tested positive, 103 acquired the virus through contact with a known case, 37 acquired it through travel and 23 acquired the virus through community transmission. To date, 8...

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Cipla Launches Its Generic Remdesivir At Rs 4000, Lowest So Far

Cipla Launches Its Generic Remdesivir At Rs 4000, Lowest So Far

The news about remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against Covid-19, keeps getting better, say researchers. Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has pri...

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How to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

How to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

The race to find a suitable (safe and effective) vaccine is gaining momentum. World Health Organisation (WHO) has said African countries won't miss out on the yet-to-be-developed Covid-19 vaccine. F...

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World Health Organization posts record high global virus cases

World Health Organization posts record high global virus cases

The agency said that most spread is via droplets from infected people who cough or sneeze, but added that people without symptoms are also capable of transmitting the disease. The possibility of...

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Hillingdon Hospital 'closes due to coronavirus outbreak'

However, " walk in " casualty patients were still being accepted. Hospital bosses today revealed 70 members of staff are now self-isolating, and "a number of whom" have tested positive for the coron...

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