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Moderna, NIH begin final-stage trial of vaccine

Moderna, NIH begin final-stage trial of vaccine

AstraZeneca Plc AZN.L agreed to provide the United States 300 million doses of its potential vaccine in exchange for $1.2 billion in upfront funding, which works out to $4 per dose. Their aim is to su...

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Health Canada approves use of Gilead's Remdesivir to treat COVID

Health Canada approves use of Gilead's Remdesivir to treat COVID

Health Canada says it will closely monitor the use of remdesivir, and that it will take quick action if there are any concerns, noting "a small number of patients have been or are being treated with r...

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Hydroxychloroquine cure for COVID-19, says US-based doctor in viral video

Hydroxychloroquine cure for COVID-19, says US-based doctor in viral video

Now he's trying to push the drug by relying on the testimony of a doctor who also says that sex with demons is a cause of disease, and threatened that God would take Facebook down if the site doesn't ...

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NSW ‘Holding the Line’ as Virus Cases Grow

NSW ‘Holding the Line’ as Virus Cases Grow

The Apollo at Potts Point in Sydney's east will be closed for cleaning after a positive coronavirus case. Residents were advised of two more positive cases in the suburb involving staff members...

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Government wants new obesity indicators added to QOF by next year

Government wants new obesity indicators added to QOF by next year

The obesity strategy bans advertising of unhealthy food online and on UK TV before 9pm, and prohibits "buy one, get one free" deals on chocolate and crisps. Labelling on all alcohol products with prom...

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Covid-19: U.S. companies Moderna, Pfizer launch late-stage trials of vaccines

Covid-19: U.S. companies Moderna, Pfizer launch late-stage trials of vaccines

Fauci said the initial results of the Moderna trial could be out as early as November. U.S. President Donald Trump also announced on Monday that Moderna has officially entered the "final stage b...

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World's Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Study Underway with 30K Participants

World's Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Study Underway with 30K Participants

The massive studies aren't just to test if the shots work - they're needed to check each potential vaccine's safety. The Phase 3 study protocol follows the U.S. India's vaccine major Serum Institut...

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Experimental COVID-19 vaccine put to test

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine put to test

Moderna Inc's vaccine against COVID-19 could be rolled out by the end of this year, USA officials said on Monday, after the drugmaker announced the start of a 30,000-subject trial to demonstrate it...

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Dont'a Hightower, Brandon Bolden to opt out of 2020 for Patriots

Dont'a Hightower, Brandon Bolden to opt out of 2020 for Patriots

Nicknamed "Mr. February" by head coach Bill Belichick because of his knack for delivering big plays in Super Bowls, Hightower was set to enter his ninth National Football League season - all with the ...

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Twitter removes Trump's Covid-19 'misinformation' video

Twitter removes Trump's Covid-19 'misinformation' video

The Nigerian, who was joined by other frontline doctors, said she had successfully treated no fewer than 350 patients with hydroxychloroquine , zinc, and Zithromax. The clip has been removed repeated...

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Link between Hepatitis B and liver cancer, prevention

Link between Hepatitis B and liver cancer, prevention

Dr Lubna said, who is a consultant both at the Liaquat National and Aga Khan hospitals, said "Finding the Missing Million" was the theme for the World Hepatitis Day 2020, which meant that around 290...

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Ministry of Health confirms 119 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Ministry of Health confirms 119 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

Eight new cases have also been reported in Brampton. 30 of the province's 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases. The medical information fo...

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Covid-19 confirmed in pet cat in the UK

There's no sign the cat infected any people, or other animals, though Public Health England medical director Yvonne Doyle says the rare case should be a reminder for people to wash their hands after c...

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Even young people with mild COVID-19 need weeks to recover — CDC

Even young people with mild COVID-19 need weeks to recover — CDC

A guideline released by CDC on Thursday also includes measures for reopening schools . If you are in a community where there is a lot of virus there is no safe way to open your school per the ...

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New COVID-19 cases reported in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath counties

New COVID-19 cases reported in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath counties

Of 21 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday, the number of women between the ages of 20 to 39 who have tested positive once again stands out: Nine. From April 2-May 10, Pennsylvania saw 33 days ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Fraser Valley blueberry plant

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Fraser Valley blueberry plant

On Friday, health officials announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 in the province, a slight dip after a week in which new diagnoses topped 30 almost every day. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry ...

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Alberta's curve 'no longer flat', Hinshaw says, with active cases at 1,430

Alberta's curve 'no longer flat', Hinshaw says, with active cases at 1,430

After identifying 304 COVID-19 cases over the weekend, the number of active cases has risen to 1,430 and eight additional deaths of Albertans have been reported, according to Hinshaw, who once again s...

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Of 31 new COVID-19 cases, 22 are from colonies across Saskatchewan

Of 31 new COVID-19 cases, 22 are from colonies across Saskatchewan

Of the province's 1,209 cases, 200 are travellers, 613 are community contacts (including mass gatherings), 288 have no known exposures and 108 are under investigation by public health.

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Panel to investigate Nova Scotia shooting attack that killed 22

Panel to investigate Nova Scotia shooting attack that killed 22

Coyle said two big concerns with a review is that witnesses can't be subpoenaed and it may not be open and public. Furey offered a couple of reasons - or excuses - for why the governments selected...

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Douglas County reports 92 new cases

Douglas County reports 92 new cases

As of Sunday morning, there were 1,295 confirmed cases and 917 have recovered. With those new cases, 89 cases have been reported in Whitley County since early April. All reside in Moffat County. P...

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Moderna coronavirus vaccine enters final stage of clinical testing

Moderna coronavirus vaccine enters final stage of clinical testing

Moderna has received almost $1 billion from the US government , which has chosen it as one of the first to enter large-scale human trials. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization on Monday said...

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MI reports 0 new coronavirus deaths, 1,041* new cases

MI reports 0 new coronavirus deaths, 1,041* new cases

The issue has been resolved and the back-logged referrals have been processed. Of those, 55,162 have recovered. Ingham County reports 1,342 cases and 29 deaths. Tuesday: 9 more coronavirus deaths,...

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Johnson uses own struggles with weight to urge Britain to get fit

Johnson uses own struggles with weight to urge Britain to get fit

The UK government will ban TV and online adverts for food high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) before 9pm in the whole of the UK and end deals such as "buy one get one free" on HFSS products in England....

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First Phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine candidate begins in US

First Phase 3 test of coronavirus vaccine candidate begins in US

The vaccine efficacy trial is said to be the first implemented under Operation Warp Speed, a multiagency collaboration led by HHS that aims to speed along the development, manufacturing and distri...

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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine candidate moves into late-stage trial

E.Venkat Rao informed. Of the total vaccine candidates, 140 are at the pre-clinical stage, while 19 have entered phase 1. Pfizer Inc, Novavax Inc, the United Kingdom's AstraZeneca Plc are among th...

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Vietnam back on coronavirus alert after first local infection in three months

Vietnam back on coronavirus alert after first local infection in three months

VIETNAM has detected its first locally transmitted case of coronavirus in almost 100 days, authorities said today, in a country whose swift and full lockdown won praise for controlling the spread of...

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Frustration as St Basil's aged care coronavirus outbreak grows

Frustration as St Basil's aged care coronavirus outbreak grows

Professor Sutton said the growing number of cases in aged care facilities was a outcome of community transmission. "One of the key things being done in the aged care sector now is transferring peopl...

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NSW sees 17 new coronavirus infections over past 24 hours

NSW sees 17 new coronavirus infections over past 24 hours

Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said health authorities are investigating whether the Thai Rock cluster at Wetherill and the Thai Rock cluster at Potts Point. "A pandemic isn't the time to do this. p...

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S. Korea records over 100 new COVID-19 cases, count reaches 14092

S. Korea records over 100 new COVID-19 cases, count reaches 14092

Out of 113 new cases, 27 resulted from the internal transmission and 86 are imported ones. Imported cases may grow further as more South Korean nationals from Iraq returned home Friday. Imported cas...

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Florida adds 9,300 coronavirus cases to overtake NY State

Florida adds 9,300 coronavirus cases to overtake NY State

Florida surpassed NY on Saturday to become the United States' second worst-hit state in terms of coronavirus infections, official figures showed. With 39.5 million residents, California has nearly dou...

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Starr County Issues Stay Home Order

Starr County Issues Stay Home Order

For treatment, private hospitals can charge Rs 4,000 per day for isolation facilities from mild Covid-19 positive patients, Rs.7,500 per day from positive patients who need Intensive Care Unit (ICU) f...

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UK to unveil obesity plan after PM's near-death experience

UK to unveil obesity plan after PM's near-death experience

With more than 60 per cent of adults in Britain considered overweight or obese, according to Public Health England , the coronavirus crisis has put the obesity issue at the forefront of the governm...

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Marshall County COVID-19 Case Count Reaches 700

Marshall County COVID-19 Case Count Reaches 700

To date, Allegheny County has administered more than 100,000 tests. Of the 22 new cases, 18 were people in their 20s, three were in their 30s and one was a teen. Cases in the county have been traced...

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United Kingdom announces ‘most comprehensive flu program in history,’ aims to vaccinate 30mn

United Kingdom announces ‘most comprehensive flu program in history,’ aims to vaccinate 30mn

At the moment, the free NHS flu programme is for people aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with certain conditions such as kidney disease, asthma or heart disease and carers or those in care h...

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Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Hits 23 States

Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Hits 23 States

In the meantime, the CDC is still actively interviewing individuals who fell ill in a bid to identify the source of vulnerability. Salmonella Infection Hits Fulda FULDA, GERMANY - MAY 20: An ambul...

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