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Russia OKs COVID Vaccine Before Trials Completed

Russia OKs COVID Vaccine Before Trials Completed

Natalie Dean , a biostatistician and infectious disease expert at the University of Florida has earlier warned against rushing the vaccine-approval process. "We do not know the methodology or the resu...

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'I don't remember:' Man accused of killing Alberta doctor makes court appearance

'I don't remember:' Man accused of killing Alberta doctor makes court appearance

Superintendent Gerald Grobmeier, Detachment Commander of the Red Deer RCMP speaks about a homicide at the Village Mall Clinic in Red Deer, south of Edmonton, on Monday, Aug. "We still don't know why"....

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Meigs reports two COVID-19 deaths

Meigs reports two COVID-19 deaths

Nine of the 12 deaths reported Wednesday involved residents of long-term care facilities. The numbers do not include backlog numbers. There are now 605 people in Hidalgo County hospitals with th...

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Vaping linked to higher Covid-19 risk in young adults

Vaping linked to higher Covid-19 risk in young adults

Observational studies found smokers accounted for only a fraction of hospitalizations, though it appears they are more likely to experience severe disease or death, according to the World Health Organ...

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US COVID-19 Cases in Children Increased by 100,000 in Two Weeks

In states reporting, 0% to 0.5% of all child COVID-19 cases resulted in death. "We've had 90 deaths in children in the USA already in just a few months". The number of global confirmed coronavirus i...

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COVID-19 fatality recorded in M.D. of Greenview area

COVID-19 fatality recorded in M.D. of Greenview area

That is why we say mere increase in daily positive cases must not overawe states. As of Monday, 445 people were confirmed to have COVID-19 and either recovering at home or in hospital. Provincial labs...

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Trump announces sixth vaccine contract, for 100 mn doses

Trump announces sixth vaccine contract, for 100 mn doses

Under this contract, worth up to $1.525 billion for 100 million doses, the doses would be owned by the USA government and would be distributed and used as part of its Covid-19 vaccine campaign. Presid...

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Mosquitoes in Markham test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Markham test positive for West Nile virus

A mosquito trap in the City of Markham has tested positive for West Nile virus. Residents are also asked to reduce mosquito populations around their homes by getting rid of all outdoor objects that ...

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Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer

Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer

The film stars Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Pooja Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt . Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been admitted to the Leelavati hospital in Mumbai after complaining about breathing ...

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City in China's Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies

City in China's Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies

All villagers have tested negative. According to the information, a person has died in North China from the bubonic plague . "At present, there is a risk of a human plague epidemic spreading in t...

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Alberta reports three more deaths, 85 new cases of COVID-19

Alberta reports three more deaths, 85 new cases of COVID-19

The death toll now stands at 7,352. Currently, none of the active cases is hospitalized. "We need to do better collectively to stop these exposures from happening", said Dr. Among new cases, Phi...

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World Health Organization says over $100bn needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines

World Health Organization says over $100bn needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines

The US accounts for 25% of the world's cases with more than 5 million recorded. Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Program, has earlier said that although the first clu...

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Scientists test if these 14 types of masks are effective

Scientists test if these 14 types of masks are effective

But how can we really know for sure? Researchers tested 14 different face masks or mask alternatives. This is why a group of researchers at Duke University have created a technique to check th...

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Trump orders encroach on Congress' powers, invite challenges

Trump orders encroach on Congress' powers, invite challenges

Trump signed four executive orders on Saturday, bolstering unemployment payments, deferring the payroll tax for most Americans, extending student loan relief, and directing officials to study whet...

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COVID-19: Quebec reports five additional deaths, 126 new cases

COVID-19: Quebec reports five additional deaths, 126 new cases

Authorities are scheduled to hold a COVID-19 briefing on Monday in Montreal, where the province's education minister is expected to outline an updated back-to-school plan. Helene Boudrages, head of an...

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Russian Federation to register world's first COVID-19 vaccine on August 12

Russian Federation to register world's first COVID-19 vaccine on August 12

The damning figures come from a joint study by King's College London and Ipsos Mori, based on 2,237 interviews with United Kingdom residents aged 16-75. "The study shows how uncertain large proporti...

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COVID-19 in B.C

On Friday , 53 new cases were announced, along with another outbreak in a long-term care facility, but there were no new deaths. Daniel Coombs, a University of British Columbia mathematician who has...

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Study Identifies Face Coverings That Are Most And Least Effective

Study Identifies Face Coverings That Are Most And Least Effective

He added: "We could also see that some face coverings performed much better than others in blocking expelled particles". A face mask-wearer would then speak inside the box into the direction of the ...

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Saudi Arabia launches clinical trial for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Saudi Arabia launches clinical trial for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Mass production of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine is expected to begin in October . "Why are all corporations following the rules, but Russian ones aren't?" But a month later, the Health Ministry a...

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Second person dies from plague in China’s Inner Mongolia

Second person dies from plague in China’s Inner Mongolia

The villager's death makes the first fatality and second case of bubonic plague confirmed in China this year. The Health Commission has said that the area in which this infected person lived h...

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Northern Ireland to make masks compulsory in shops as coronavirus cases rise

Northern Ireland to make masks compulsory in shops as coronavirus cases rise

Northern Ireland is in lockstep with the Republic of Ireland when it comes to the reopening of pubs. Indoor pubs, which do not serve food, will not be permitted to open on Monday, as had been origi...

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Clark County COVID-19 cases top 2000; one new death reported

Clark County COVID-19 cases top 2000; one new death reported

For the week of July 19 to 25, Lake County had 90 cases per 100,000 people, a 5.0% positivity rate, six deaths and 13,778 tests performed. According to MDH, 5,421 total cases have required hospitali...

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New South Wales reports nine cases of coronavirus overnight

New South Wales reports nine cases of coronavirus overnight

A staff member at Bunnings in Sydney's west has tested positive to COVID-19. The high school campus will remain closed to all students until August 21. It said this indicates that "COVID-19 is circu...

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Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus located in Markham

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus located in Markham

It is the first positive result of the virus in the area this year. While West Nile can infect people of all ages, people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe disease. Mosquitoes are mos...

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Maxine Waters: 'We're Going To Have a Black Woman VP'

The Associated Press reported late Friday that Whitmer's trip is the first known example of a potential running mate traveling to meet Biden for an in-person session as he comes close to announcing ...

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Johnson & Johnson to Deliver U.S 100 Million Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine

Johnson & Johnson to Deliver U.S 100 Million Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine

The company has already begun the human trials for its vaccine in the USA and Belgium. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. The US government Wednesday announced a new $1 bil...

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Donald Trump promises 'preexisting conditions' order, but light on details

Donald Trump promises 'preexisting conditions' order, but light on details

But Trump's order comes after an initial scramble within the United States to obtain medical supplies and equipment at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, much of which has been produced or sourced...

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56 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta and two additional deaths

56 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta and two additional deaths

Alberta's top doctor will return Thursday afternoon for one of her twice-weekly updates on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the province. Outside the urban service area, there are still five ac...

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Lebanese protesters storm government buildings as prime minister vows early elections

Lebanese protesters storm government buildings as prime minister vows early elections

His announcement came as thousands of protesters took to Beirut's main square to demonstrate against the government negligence that they blame for the explosion that killed at least 158 people and i...

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88 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario: MoH

This follows reports of 19 new cases on Thursday and 16 on Wednesday. Based on the information included in the provincial summary, there are 1,052 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, including 53 i...

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Jerry Falwell Leave of Absence from Liberty University

Jerry Falwell Leave of Absence from Liberty University

Falwell Jr. also has a drink in his hand. Falwell Jr. recently posted a picture on Instagram showing him with a woman who is not his wife. Her shorts also appeared to be unbuttoned. Falwell to step...

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BC health officials report 53 new coronavirus cases

BC health officials report 53 new coronavirus cases

The current average of nine cases per day is one of the lowest averages the county has seen since early July. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is reporting 921 new cases and 12 new de...

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Swiss ink deal with Moderna for 4.5M doses of COVID vaccine

Swiss ink deal with Moderna for 4.5M doses of COVID vaccine

On Thursday, ARC said it is recruiting 250 patients from across Central Texas to enroll in the late-phase trial, meant to prove the safety and efficacy of a vaccine in development. Meanwhile, Japan is...

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Jackson County reports second death attributed to COVID-19

Jackson County reports second death attributed to COVID-19

With 26 new cases of COVID-19, Clark County topped 2,000 confirmed cases of the disease Friday. Public health officials continue to stress the importance of taking preventative action - wearing a fa...

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First West Nile Positive Mosquitoes In 2020 Found In DeKalb

First West Nile Positive Mosquitoes In 2020 Found In DeKalb

Experts are tracking West Nile virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Zika and the emerging Jamestown Canyon virus. Monitoring is done through the collecting of mosquito samples and through the testing...

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