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COVID ICU patients' survival rate has improved

Earlier in April, this 12 months research from NY confirmed that 9 out of 10 sufferers on ventilators due to COVID-19 didn't survive. The research, led by Professor Tim Cook of England's Royal Unite...

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CDC Is Done Reporting Virus Numbers!

CDC Is Done Reporting Virus Numbers!

HHS, the parent department of CDC, said it would manage the information instead. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, told the Washington Post that the longstanding CDC da...

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COVID-19 exposure at Vancouver’s Sandman Suites, more cases linked to Kelowna

COVID-19 exposure at Vancouver’s Sandman Suites, more cases linked to Kelowna

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reports that there are 1,032 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), 1,676 in Fraser Health, 136 on Vancouver Island, 235 in Interior Health and 68 in North...

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Alberta remains open after posting highest daily COVID-19 jump since May

Alberta remains open after posting highest daily COVID-19 jump since May

Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, said Thursday. "I think this is a reflection of many people feeling that they are exhausted of the restrictions, they don't want to be held back any m...

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B.C. health officials to announce new COVID-19 cases Friday

B.C. health officials to announce new COVID-19 cases Friday

But Henry pointed out that most B.C. residents are still susceptible to the virus. The joint UBC, B.C. Centre for Disease Control and LifeLabs study looked at anonymously collected blood samples i...

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Oklahoma among 18 coronavirus

Oklahoma among 18 coronavirus "red zone" states identified by White House

But the state is also now following only some of the recommendations the federal public health experts recommend in the report . The situation is so dire that the White House Coronavirus Task For...

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Drug Overdoses Reached Record High in 2019 — CDC

Drug Overdoses Reached Record High in 2019 — CDC

Analysis by the coroners service concludes the COVID-19 pandemic is making the overdose crisis, which has claimed thousands of lives in the province in the past five years, even deadlier. "Today's rep...

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Coronavirus: UK government to end 'work from home' guidance, giving employers discretion

Coronavirus: UK government to end 'work from home' guidance, giving employers discretion

So we are making sure we are ready for winter, and planning for the worst. Any return to stadiums would be subject to social distancing measures, with Ipswich already discussing how they would all...

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Clinical trials begin for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine

Clinical trials begin for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine

However, reports cautioned that the results, while "extremely promising", did not yet prove that the Oxford vaccine provides long-lasting immunity against the deadly virus. David Carpenter, the chairm...

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21 cases of COVID-19 reported in B.C.

21 cases of COVID-19 reported in B.C.

It found less than one per cent of the population in B.C. has had COVID-19 . There are 192 active cases in B.C. with 15 people in hospital and three in ICU. Once again, Bonnie Henry became emotional ...

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Everything we know about the Twitter Bitcoin hack

Everything we know about the Twitter Bitcoin hack

Additional security measures taken by Twitter meant that some account holders were not able to reset their passwords after the attack. Twitter has said it doesn't believe any passwords were st...

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Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario sees lowest increase in cases since March

Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario sees lowest increase in cases since March

In Stage 3, 50 people will be able to gather indoors and 100 outdoors. indoor gathering limits will increase from 10 to a maximum of 50 people, and outdoor gatherings will increase to a maximum of 100...

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Skewed Coronavirus Results in Florida Report 100 Percent Positivity

Skewed Coronavirus Results in Florida Report 100 Percent Positivity

Numerous laboratories in Florida have misreported 100% positive coronavirus test rates, according to FOX 35 . Lee Memorial Hospital Lab, PanCare of Florida, Inc and Advance Medical of Naples all re...

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New Covid-19 Cases in Victoria on July 15

New Covid-19 Cases in Victoria on July 15

In announcing the figures, Premier Daniel Andrews said it was too early to consider stage four restrictions. "It will take some time to bring that stability to the numbers and then of course to st...

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Gov. DeWine announces mask order for all 'Level 3' counties

Gov. DeWine announces mask order for all 'Level 3' counties

The governor says this means almost 60 percent of OH will be required to wear a mask in public. "Athens County the situation has rapidly accelerated with isolated outbreaks that have resulted from a c...

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Publix to begin requiring face coverings in its stores starting next week

Publix to begin requiring face coverings in its stores starting next week

It was hard to enforce such rules even in states that mandate face masks. Wisconsin-based Kohl's and Kroger both announced on Wednesday. "We thank our associates and customers for partnering with ...

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Peacock’s Android app doesn’t appear in Google Play search results

Peacock’s Android app doesn’t appear in Google Play search results

The Google Play Store bundle pricing could expire in a day, a week, or a month just like other existing bundles. The extensive selection includes kid-friendly titles from developers like Learny La...

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'Increased risk of transmission:' Saskatchewan has highest daily COVID-19 cases

'Increased risk of transmission:' Saskatchewan has highest daily COVID-19 cases

Nine people are receiving inpatient care - seven in Saskatoon, one in the South and one in the North. Through contact tracing and testing, the SHA says it has identified more people with COVID-19 in...

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COVID-19 exposure confirmed on flights into Edmonton

Henry said case numbers are a little worrying. Health officials are concerned about the increase in new COVID-19 cases in recent days, said the latest provincial update. All Albertans have access to...

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Health Minister plays down impact of foreign travel on the spread of the coronavirus

Health Minister plays down impact of foreign travel on the spread of the coronavirus

Mr Martin said the Government will devise penalties for those who do not comply with the new rules. The Health Minister has played down the impact of foreign travel on the spread of the coronavirus...

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Bubonic plague hits the USA as teenager dies from the disease

Bubonic plague hits the USA as teenager dies from the disease

But if the proper precautions are taken, the risk of getting the plague is "extremely low", authorities added. The statement went on to warn that humans could contract the disease when bitte...

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Antibodies from a coronavirus infection fade in months, study finds

Antibodies from a coronavirus infection fade in months, study finds

That raises big problems for developers of potential COVID-19 vaccines, experts say - and for public health authorities seeking to deploy them to protect populations from future waves of the pandemic....

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs show promise to lower COVID-19's threat

Cholesterol-lowering drugs show promise to lower COVID-19's threat

Israeli scientists have shown how Covid-19 causes fat to accumulate in lungs and suggested that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help fight the virus's effects. They found that the virus prevents carb...

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Hospital data to go to White House before CDC

Hospital data to go to White House before CDC

If the Trump administration thinks that suppressing the data would make them and specifically him look good, then it seems obvious that they will suppress the hell out of that data. "America requi...

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BC sees record-high number of overdose deaths for second straight month

BC sees record-high number of overdose deaths for second straight month

Buddying up could save your life. The chief coroner warned that the "drug supply in our province is highly toxic" as data from the coroners service published Thursday reveals an increasing number of...

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West Nile virus found in Boston mosquitoes for first time in 2020

West Nile virus found in Boston mosquitoes for first time in 2020

The incidents reported yesterday marks the first for this mosquito season. EEE is a rare disease, but it can be fatal. No cases were found in humans past year, but in 2018, seven Boston residents we...

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USA firm Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shows promising results in early clinical trial

USA firm Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shows promising results in early clinical trial

Phase 3 is meant to determine how likely it is the vaccine prevents new infections, so the best candidates will be people who haven't already been exposed to the virus but are at high risk to contract...

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Passengers aboard flights from Kelowna, Montreal warned of COVID-19 exposure

Passengers aboard flights from Kelowna, Montreal warned of COVID-19 exposure

There were passengers with COVID-19 on flights into Vancouver from Texas, California, Quebec and B.C.'s Okanagan last week, according to health officials. And anyone who was at the Cactus Club restaur...

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Coronavirus Hospital Data Will Now Go To Trump Admin Instead Of CDC

The National Healthcare Safety Network site is the CDC's site for tracking infectious diseases. Hospitals should directly report detailed information daily to the new centralized system, managed b...

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Scientists discover key element of strong antibody response to COVID-19

Scientists discover key element of strong antibody response to COVID-19

COVID-19 can cause the the brain to suffer from a lack of oxygen, or from clotting disorders that may lead to strokes. Scientists have discovered a common feature found in numerous human antibodies ...

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Russian defence ministry claims virus vaccine is tested and safe

Russian defence ministry claims virus vaccine is tested and safe

A section of clinical researchers in India told BusinessLine , it was hard to comment on the vaccine just yet without having data from the clinical trials. Another significant development was Serum...

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Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows 'Promising' Results In Producing 'Robust Immune Response'

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows 'Promising' Results In Producing 'Robust Immune Response'

Moderna enrolled seven additional cohorts in the Phase 1 trial to study additional doses, as well as the vaccine candidate's effect on older people. The company has said that some data on how the mas...

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Goldman profit blows past estimates on trading surge

Goldman profit blows past estimates on trading surge

That helped keep the bank's second-quarter profits flat at $2.42 billion, making up for the money the bank set aside to cover legal expenses and potentially bad loans caused by the coronavirus pandemi...

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Coronavirus: Moderna surges as coronavirus vaccine trial takes another step forward

A promising Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the U.S. biotech company Moderna is about to enter the final stage of human trials. USA researchers reported that this early-stage study found the v...

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CDC: Americans quick to use cloth masks after govt recommendation

CDC: Americans quick to use cloth masks after govt recommendation

Governments and public health organizations around the world have been reiterating the importance of wearing masks and facial coverings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. "When asked to wear fa...

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