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Trump Says He Would Take COVID-19 Vaccine First If Asked To

The agreement also provides the government acquiring up to 500 million additional doses. The companies are pursuing a two-dose regimen of one of its vaccine candidates, and the roughly US$40 course, B...

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Sees eight new positive COVID-19 cases

Sees eight new positive COVID-19 cases

GCHD says the infected individuals are self-quarantining at home and contact tracing is underway. The county had applied for Phase 3 status on June 26, but the state initially put all applications o...

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Lab-made virus mimics Covid-19 virus, can aid vaccine discovery

Lab-made virus mimics Covid-19 virus, can aid vaccine discovery

Sequencing 427 of these SARS-CoV-2 genomes, the researchers identified more than 100 internationally-sourced virus introductions into Brazil, estimating that more than 75% of Brazilian SARS-CoV-2 stra...

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California Orders Millions More Masks With Virus Cases at Record

California Orders Millions More Masks With Virus Cases at Record

California paid almost $500 million up front for the N95s, but did not receive any for months because BYD did not secure federal certification for them until June . The extent of reopening was eviden...

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102 new cases of COVID-19 reported in BC over weekend

102 new cases of COVID-19 reported in BC over weekend

While people who tested positive had a lower number of contacts earlier in the pandemic, the number of contacts for each positive case has risen recently. However, Dr. Henry said there were no plans t...

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U.S., Pfizer, BioNTech reach deal to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

U.S., Pfizer, BioNTech reach deal to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

Albert Bourla, Pfizer chair and CEO said in a separate release. Governments worldwide are seeking to blunt a pandemic that's killed more than 600,000 people, and dozens of companies are wrestling wi...

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More than half of Ontario's new COVID cases aged 39 or younger

More than half of Ontario's new COVID cases aged 39 or younger

Barbara Yaffe said during a COVID-19 update Monday that there had been an increase in adults in their 20s contracting the illness after attending private parties. There are now 128 patients in Ontario...

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AstraZeneca, Oxford release early clinical data for COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca, Oxford release early clinical data for COVID-19 vaccine

A technique that involves deliberately infecting vaccinated people. The UK government calls the results "extremely encouraging", as Phase 3 is underway. Now, scientists have emphasised the importanc...

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Mayor concedes Los Angeles reopened too soon as virus surges

Mayor concedes Los Angeles reopened too soon as virus surges

While the US leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with more than 350,000 cases, or around half of all those confirmed on the continent. More t...

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N-95 masks with respirators don't prevent COVID-19 transmission, warns govt

While the masks filter in air that the user inhales, the valves help release exhaled air back into the environment. According to the government advisory on the use of homemade protective cover iss...

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USA charges two Chinese hackers with trying to steal COVID-19 research

USA charges two Chinese hackers with trying to steal COVID-19 research

The government said the plot, said to have begun in 2009, was not only carried out for their personal financial gain but also for the benefit of the Chinese government. The hackers are believed to b...

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McPherson County reports five new cases of COVID-19

McPherson County reports five new cases of COVID-19

The top five were New Jersey with the fifth-most cases at a total of 183,040; Texas with the fourth-most with 339,210; Florida had the third-most with 360,394; California had 391,084, the second-most ...

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Older children can transmit COVID-19 as much as adults

Older children can transmit COVID-19 as much as adults

A new study in South Korea has revealed that children between 10 and 19 years can transmit COVID-19 within a household just as much as adults. Children under the age of 10 spread the virus at th...

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Republicans to push for $1 trillion aid package

Republicans to push for $1 trillion aid package

The Trump administration and Republican congressional leaders have verbally committed to putting a payroll tax cut as part of any initial proposal for a fifth round of coronavirus economic aid, but ...

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Pender County Schools release their plan for reopening this fall

Pender County Schools release their plan for reopening this fall

We are committed to partnering with you to support you and your students through this hard time, with a special focus on our most marginalized community members", said Belmore. WESR will carry the pre...

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5 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Jackson County, Ohio

Sedgwick County is listed with 3,162 cases, Butler County with 139 cases and Sumner County with 72. The top five were New Jersey with the fifth-most cases at a total of 183,040; Texas with the fourt...

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Explained podcast | Oxford's coronavirus vaccine: All you need to know

Explained podcast | Oxford's coronavirus vaccine: All you need to know

According to immunologists, the side effects are common with such vaccines , and this is not a cause for worry. The data was published in the journal The Lancet . The volunteers were split into fo...

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine developer won't guarantee 2020 roll-out

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine developer won't guarantee 2020 roll-out

The study found the potential COVID-19 vaccine from Oxford- AstraZeneca helped develop neutralising antibodies in volunteers participated in the trials. The sources said the full results of the stud...

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Oxford COVID19 vaccine developer cautious on 2020 rollout

Oxford COVID19 vaccine developer cautious on 2020 rollout

Some effective and already widely-used vaccines, like the Hepatitis B vaccine, do not induce any killer T-cell response but are still highly effective. It's this protein that allows the virus into hum...

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Chinese COVID-19 candidate vaccine arrives in Brazil

Chinese COVID-19 candidate vaccine arrives in Brazil

Russian news agency TASS reported that the Health ministry issued a permit for clinical tests of liquid and freeze-dried vaccines developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology ...

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One County Has 85 Infants With the Virus

One County Has 85 Infants With the Virus

Rodriguez said during a public health update on Friday that 85 infants in Nueces County had tested positive, though she clarified Sunday that some of the kids were not infants - up to a year old - a...

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A good look at a vaccine being developed at Oxford University

A good look at a vaccine being developed at Oxford University

Antibodies try to neutralize viruses when they first enter the body while T-cells destroy any cells that have already been infected by the virus. "There is still much work to be done before we can c...

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Essex excluded from Stage 3 of reopening as seven more regions advance

Ford said Toronto, Peel , and Windsor-Essex will not move ahead because all three have larger case counts of COVID-19 than other regions. The rules also raise the limits on the size of indoor gathe...

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Biden unveils 'caregiving economy' plan for expanded child care and home care

Biden unveils 'caregiving economy' plan for expanded child care and home care

Unveiled Tuesday, the proposal is slated to cost $775 billion over 10 years and is designed to create 3 million new jobs caring for older people and providing improved early education to children. Bid...

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B.C. announces more than 100 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Outbreaks in the health-care system are ongoing at one long-term care centre and two acute-care centres in the province. Health officials also revealed new data Monday related to how the virus has s...

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Three new COVID-19 cases in Medicine Hat over the weekend

Three new COVID-19 cases in Medicine Hat over the weekend

At the province's lowest, it had active coronavirus cases down to the 300s. According to the online map, Wood Buffalo's rural communities has four recovered cases in the last 72 hours. Dr Deena Hins...

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Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of Covid-19 infection

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of Covid-19 infection

Besides cough , fever and loss of smell - often highlighted as three key symptoms of COVID-19 - the app data showed others including headaches, muscle pains, fatigue , diarrhoea, confusion , loss...

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COVID-19: Situation worsens in B.C. with 102 new cases

Last week, a newborn intensive care unit at a Vancouver hospital is the site of the latest COVID-19 outbreak in the city. "We're having increased connections with people in the community...we knew t...

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Enzymatica sees shares spike on positive Covid-19 research data

Enzymatica sees shares spike on positive Covid-19 research data

At a time when pharma firms are jostling with each other to find a cure to COVID-19, a Swedish life science company, Enzymatica , claims its mouth spray ColdZyme can deactivate SARS-Cov-2 or COVID-19...

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Another Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Early Trials | Newsradio 95 WXTK

Another Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Early Trials | Newsradio 95 WXTK

A statement online says the vaccine "provoked a T cell response within 14 days of vaccination (white blood cells that can attack cells infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus), and an antibody response w...

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Hydroxychloroquine is not indicated for COVID-19 under any circumstances

Hydroxychloroquine is not indicated for COVID-19 under any circumstances

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Dexamethas...

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20 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; 118 now active city-wide

20 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; 118 now active city-wide

Of those, 1,303 cases are considered resolved. However, Monday's report marks the fourth straight day in which active COVID-19 cases have outpaced recoveries in Ontario. In Ontario, the COVID-19 dea...

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Older children can spread COVID-19 just as much as adults

The study found that the highest COVID-19 rate at 18.6 percent for household contacts of school-age children and the lowest rates at 5.3 percent for kids younger than 9 was the middle of school clos...

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Trial for COVID-19 drug successful in helping recovery

Trial for COVID-19 drug successful in helping recovery

Patients who received SNG001 were also more than twice as likely to recover over the course of the treatment period, meaning they suffered no limitations on their normal activities, than those on t...

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737 more coronavirus cases in Minnesota

737 more coronavirus cases in Minnesota

But none until now had involved anyone 19 or younger. Throughout the outbreak, it has been clear that the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, affects different age groups disproportionately. Ehresma...

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