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Alberta adds 127 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Alberta adds 127 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Alberta's death toll from COVID-19 now sits at 196. The Edmonton zone follows with 272 active infections. The province announced 133 new cases on Thursday, 113 on Wednesday, 80 on Tuesday, and an ...

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Trump urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma

Trump urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma

To those that have had the virus: "You've gotten through it and I guess that means you have something special there". People who survive an infectious disease like COVID-19 are left with blood plasm...

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Coronavirus pandemic will be with us for a long time, WHO warns

Coronavirus pandemic will be with us for a long time, WHO warns

Going into the meeting, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the pandemic's effects would be long-lasting. More than 68,000 cases were confirmed in the United States, an...

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Greek Australian among the eight new deaths recorded in Victoria on Friday

Greek Australian among the eight new deaths recorded in Victoria on Friday

The current death toll for Victoria is 112, the highest in Australia. Victoria's lockdown restrictions could be extended past the initial mid-August expiry if daily case numbers remained high, Mr An...

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Coronavirus cases surge to 50 ahead of long weekend

Coronavirus cases surge to 50 ahead of long weekend

Of the total COVID-19 cases, five people are in hospital (no change from July 30), two of whom are in intensive care. Fraser Health says Dania Home is a long-term care facility owned and operated ...

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Gilead Sciences : raises sales outlook to include COVID-19 treatment remdesivir

Gilead Sciences : raises sales outlook to include COVID-19 treatment remdesivir

Gilead said in June that it will charge USA hospitals roughly $3,120 for a course of treatment of remdesivir for most patients. "We think this implies up to $1 billion to $3 billion of remdesivir, ....

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Staff member at Burnaby long-term care home tests positive for COVID -19

Of the 50 new cases, five cases are epidemiologically-linked, meaning people who were never tested but were presumed to have COVID-19 because they developed symptoms and were close contacts of a labor...

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McPherson county reports four new cases of COVID-19

McPherson county reports four new cases of COVID-19

This week's totals bring the county to 1,359 cases since March. Last week ended with 40,634 confirmed cases in Iowa and this week comes to a close with 44,040 cases - an increase of 3,406 in seven d...

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Fraser Health confirms coronavirus case Dania Home in Burnaby

The individual is now in self-isolation at home, while a rapid response team is on-site and communicating with residents and families. Cases by health region since the start of the pandemic: 1,088 i...

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NSW records first coronavirus death in weeks

NSW records first coronavirus death in weeks

NSW Health said a confirmed case attended Frank's Pizza Bar restaurant in Camperdown on July 26 between 6pm to 8pm. NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant on Friday said authorities had found the C...

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Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline snag biggest coronavirus vaccine deal yet

Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline snag biggest coronavirus vaccine deal yet

BARDA partnered with the DoD Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense and the Army Contracting Command to furnish the funding-which Sanofi said wil...

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Studies Detail Syndrome in Kids Linked to COVID

Studies Detail Syndrome in Kids Linked to COVID

According to Levin, the first study was led by Boston Children's Hospital, found 186 cases of MIS-C in the U.S. The study stated that four out of five who had the symptoms and were in need of mechanic...

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Cervical cancer screenings can wait until 25, says American Caner Society

Cervical cancer screenings can wait until 25, says American Caner Society

Evidence shows the HPV test is more accurate than the Pap test and can be done less often; one HPV test every five years is more effective than a Pap test every three years, and even every year as...

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26 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa reported Friday

The number of resolved cases sits at 35,074. These numbers are a slight increase from the past two days, where the province had seen numbers drop under 100 . Windsor-Essex is the only region to sta...

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COVID-19: Health officials announce 50 new cases, one new death

The remaining 45 are new positive tests for COVID-19. Two long-term care facilities and one acute-care facility are now dealing with active outbreaks. The latter outbreak prompted the provincial gover...

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CDC: Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp

CDC: Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp

Campers were also grouped in cabins where occupancy averaged 15 people at a time, and engaged in various indoor and outdoor activities that included "vigorous singing and cheering", the report states....

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Young kids could spread Covid-19 as much as older children, adults

Young kids could spread Covid-19 as much as older children, adults

One recent study in South Korea found children aged 10 to 19 transmitted COVID-19 within households as much as adults, but children under nine transmitted the virus at lower rates. 'Our study was no...

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United Kingdom signs supply deal with Sanofi, GSK for virus vaccine

United Kingdom signs supply deal with Sanofi, GSK for virus vaccine

The Government has stressed the importance of investing in a broad range of vaccines, to improve the chances of a successful outcome. Human medical scientific tests of the vaccine will start in Sept...

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Marshall County Reports 22nd COVID-19-Related Death

Marshall County Reports 22nd COVID-19-Related Death

A male and female in their teens, a male and female in their 20s, two females and one male in their 30s, and one female in her 40s have had contact with persons testing positive for COVID. Putnam Coun...

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Women Face Jail Term in Australia for Creating Coronavirus Scare

Women Face Jail Term in Australia for Creating Coronavirus Scare

Eddie said his sister and the other two women hadn't spread coronavirus deliberately. Police have actually introduced a criminal examination into the 19- year-olds, who in between them went to 11 ...

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Russia Plans to Register World's First Coronavirus Vaccine By August

Russia Plans to Register World's First Coronavirus Vaccine By August

The adenoviral vector-based vaccine developed by Russian military and government researchers is now in phase 2 trials. The Russian army said that the vaccine is "ready" after the Phase 1 trials. "Th...

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Evers Orders Masks Statewide

Evers Orders Masks Statewide

Evers said the public health emergency and face mask order are necessary because the state is seeing new and significant community spread and increases in cases of infection. Evers said that although ...

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Ontario Students & Teachers Will Wear Masks In Schools As Of September

Ontario Students & Teachers Will Wear Masks In Schools As Of September

Students in Grades 4 to 12 will be required to wear non-medical masks while in school. According to Lecce, things could change over time, but at the moment there are concerns about young kids touchi...

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New study claims kids can spread Covid-19 as much adults

New study claims kids can spread Covid-19 as much adults

Scientists say they have discovered why coronavirus causes people to lose their sense of smell. According to researchers at Harvard Medical School identified which cell types used for smelling a...

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Australia reports 2nd largest daily number of new COVID-19 cases

Australia reports 2nd largest daily number of new COVID-19 cases

First, it's important to note nearly 43,000 tests were conducted in Victoria on Sunday. "The other issue around targeted testing, where there's been significant outbreaks, the more outbreaks you hav...

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Donald Trump blames Democrats, and some Republicans, for ditching payroll tax cut

Donald Trump blames Democrats, and some Republicans, for ditching payroll tax cut

The two parties and the White House are at odds over what the major pillars of the legislation should include and how much it should cost. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had made an announcement ab...

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Two new Qld COVID-19 cases from Vic

Two new Qld COVID-19 cases from Vic

She did not get tested until Monday. Queensland has seen 1079 people test positive for coronavirus , an increase of three from yesterday after the three woman were diagnosed. "They travelled on fli...

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Scientists Explain Why Some COVID-19 Patients Lose Their Sense of Smell

Scientists Explain Why Some COVID-19 Patients Lose Their Sense of Smell

However, it could explain why some survivors have been left weak and tired long after recovering from the virus itself. CNN cited two new studies that showed Covid-19 may lead to possible prolonge...

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8th COVID-19-related death reported in Manitoba

As of Tuesday three people with COVID-19 are hospitalized, including two in intensive care. The last death related to the illness caused by the novel coronavirus in the province was on May 5 . Now,...

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Dr. Fauci Wants Us To Wear Goggles Now Too: Here's Why

Dr. Fauci Wants Us To Wear Goggles Now Too: Here's Why

Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said those states should carefully follow guidelines as they open back up during an interview on ABC's "Good Morning...

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Coronavirus isolation set to increase to 10 days amid 'second wave' warning

Coronavirus isolation set to increase to 10 days amid 'second wave' warning

The change comes after chief medical officers found that there could be a slight chance that people could remain infectious for longer. "Evidence, although still limited, has strengthened and shows ...

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Oxford vaccine shows protection against COVID-19 in monkeys

Oxford vaccine shows protection against COVID-19 in monkeys

AstraZeneca has partnered with the Serum Institute of India (SII) to produce one billion vaccine doses in India and middle/low-income countries. A source told PTI that according to an application...

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The who reports that the coronavirus is not a seasonal disease

The who reports that the coronavirus is not a seasonal disease

Who claims a look at the world figures and their exponential increase indicates the pandemic is in the first wave. " The best thing is to flatten it and turn it into just something lapping at your fee...

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"America, there's a cure for COVID!" doctor claims in viral video

But the guild said in a statement signed by its president on Tuesday, Olufemi Babalola, a professor of ophthalmology, that the claims are unsubstantiated and has no scientific evidence. According to h...

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John Lewis Funeral: Obama Delivers Eulogy for Civil Rights Icon

John Lewis Funeral: Obama Delivers Eulogy for Civil Rights Icon

Watch and listen to Williams' memories of Lewis and another civil rights icon who recently passed away, Reverend C.T. Vivian. "We may no longer have to guess the number of jellybeans in a jar to ...

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