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Northern Health issues COVID-19 alert for northeast B.C.

In total, nine long-term care or assisted-living facilities and one acute-care facilities have active outbreaks. However, there continue to be community exposure events, and on flights into and out of...

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Chapel Hill shifts to remote instruction

Chapel Hill shifts to remote instruction

Clusters of cases had popped up in three residence halls and a fraternity house at UNC-Chapel Hill in the first week of the fall term, sending students into isolation and quarantine rooms and raising ...

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Maine CDC Reports 26 Additional Cases Of COVID-19

Maine CDC Reports 26 Additional Cases Of COVID-19

In the nine months since the coronavirus first came to notice, it has wreaked havoc in every part of the world. On its website , the United States health agency said that a person who has recover...

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Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario reports 81 new coronavirus cases

Coronavirus Canada updates: Ontario reports 81 new coronavirus cases

Based on information compiled from the province's health units by Public Health Ontario, there were actually 101 new cases reported today, but Hamilton public health removed two previously-reported ca...

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21st COVID-19 death announced in Saskatchewan, 25 new cases

In a media release, the provincial government said there was one new case, in the southwest area. Of Saturday's new cases, 23 are from communal living situations. There are four people in intensive ca...

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Coronavirus updates: Reaction to cancelled-exam results chaos

Coronavirus updates: Reaction to cancelled-exam results chaos

Students will now be awarded the grade that their teachers had predicted for them based on past performance, the government said on Monday. Following criticism from students, headteachers and a back...

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Watch out for heavy showers and thunderstorms, warns Met Office

Watch out for heavy showers and thunderstorms, warns Met Office

The thundery weather will continue well into the evening before changing on Tuesday. The South of England and Wales could have the most rainfall with downpours between 30 to 40mm of rain in less tha...

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Ontario reports over 100 new cases of coronavirus

Ontario reports over 100 new cases of coronavirus

The B.C. CDC reports that there have been 11,525 tests this past week, with a total of over 293,000 British Columbians having been tested. Collins says that contact tracing is underway for all new c...

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New low-cost test can diagnose COVID-19 in just 20 minutes

New low-cost test can diagnose COVID-19 in just 20 minutes

The authors said: "Our finding that the patient's serology remained negative is compatible with the hypothesis that some patients with Covid-19 might not establish humoral immunity; an observation tha...

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New Zealand reports 13 new confirmed coronavirus cases

New Zealand reports 13 new confirmed coronavirus cases

Victoria has recorded 279 new cases of coronavirus as the numbers across the state continue to stabilise under stage four restrictions. "The number of cases that are unknown is around 185". "It is...

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President Trump continues to criticize Gov. Sisolak over mail-in voting

President Trump continues to criticize Gov. Sisolak over mail-in voting

Mr Trump has repeatedly said that mail-in ballots will give a boost to his rival Democrat Joe Biden , and lead to voting fraud. But as Trump rails nearly daily against the service and delays clog t...

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COVID-19: 66 More Confirmed Cases In Ireland

COVID-19: 66 More Confirmed Cases In Ireland

Two thirds of the new infections, however, are in just two counties, with 81 in Kildare and 56 in neighbouring Dublin. "This can not continue", he added. No information was released on n Saturday or...

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16 people die from COVID-19 in Victoria, Australia

16 people die from COVID-19 in Victoria, Australia

Mr Andrews said the "key point" was that it was "perfectly appropriate" to be happy with falling numbers, but "but none of us can in any way become complacent or think that OK, now it will all just au...

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World Health Organization urges people to delay routine dental work due to virus transmission

World Health Organization urges people to delay routine dental work due to virus transmission

The United Nations health firm stated now that dental services had actually started to resume in lots of nations, numerous treatments might be carried out in a manner in which reduced aerosol, or micr...

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United Kingdom buys more potential COVID-19 vaccines from J&J and Novavax

United Kingdom buys more potential COVID-19 vaccines from J&J and Novavax

Which was tested on humans for about two months and after that it has been found successful. The European Commission has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca PLC to purchase a ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Nick Carver speaks about importance of mental health

The trust - which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in Northwood and the New QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, has a dedicated Health@Work service where staff can be sig...

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NCAA Says No Championships This Fall, Except Maybe Football

NCAA Says No Championships This Fall, Except Maybe Football

In a video posted from the NCAA Twitter account, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced that there will not be any fall national championship events for any sports, not including FBS football since ...

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Teen Hostess in BR Attacked by Women

Teen Hostess in BR Attacked by Women

That policy has caused some frustration between patrons and employees recently. "I reacted. That's when her and her daughters, they all came", said the teen. At Broadmoor Senior High School, Wallace i...

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Four More Marshall County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

Four More Marshall County Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

Evert day, the state releases a daily dashboard showing the number of new cases, deaths and tests conducted that day, among other things. While the newest set of coronavirus statistics reflect i...

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SP Balasubrahmanyam continues to be on life support but is stable: Hospital

SP Balasubrahmanyam continues to be on life support but is stable: Hospital

Veteran playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was in a "critical" condition after his health deteriorated, the private hospital treating him said on Friday. He ...

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Cuomo to address gym reopening protocols on Monday

Cuomo to address gym reopening protocols on Monday

Bowling alleys can reopen Monday, while Cuomo has not set a date for gyms to reopen. Entrance to the venues must be staggered and face coverings are required. The positivity rate for coronavirus in...

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Russian powerlifter fractures both knees during squat

Russian powerlifter fractures both knees during squat

According to Yahoo News , Alexander Sedykh was at the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) European Championships where he was the defending champion. Speaking after his intense six-hour opera...

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Appeals over grades will be free for schools in England, says Williamson

Appeals over grades will be free for schools in England, says Williamson

Andy Rain/EPA Gavin Williamson said schools can appeal on behalf of students with a "strong and legitimate" case. "Having promised that students will be able to use a valid mock result, the reality ...

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A simple experiment can determine which fabric face masks are most effective

A simple experiment can determine which fabric face masks are most effective

How much face masks may help in preventing the COVID-19 spread? Northern Michigan University's Executive Council is now excluding neck gaiters and bandanas as approved face coverings. Martin Fisch...

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LA County reports 1st West Nile virus death in 2020

LA County reports 1st West Nile virus death in 2020

The Turlock Mosquito and Eastside Mosquito Abatement Districts (MADs) detected West Nile virus (WNV) in late May within their jurisdictions, and the Districts have continued to detect elevated WNV‐inf...

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CDC guidance does not imply immunity to coronavirus for 3 months

CDC guidance does not imply immunity to coronavirus for 3 months

The guidance is "based on the latest science about COVID-19 showing that people can continue to test positive for up to 3 months after diagnosis and not be infectious to others", the statement read....

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SK Bioscience to contract manufacture Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine

SK Bioscience to contract manufacture Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine

The post Health Officials Say Forthcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be "Free" For All & It's Expected In January 2021 appeared first on The Shade Room. J&J aims to produce more than 1 billion doses of its...

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US Postal Service warns of risk of delay for mail-in votes

US Postal Service warns of risk of delay for mail-in votes

So far, there are no reports of USPS letter collection boxes being removed from MI neighborhoods and commercial locations, but many have been removed in other states, including New York, Oregon, Mon...

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Alberta school staff should be tested before classes start: Hinshaw

Testing is available to all Albertans and Hinshaw said she is asking those who are asymptomatic to hold off to allow room for teachers and school staff members. Hinshaw said testing is a powerful tool...

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6% of England's population had coronavirus

6% of England's population had coronavirus

The type of test used in this study was deemed not accurate enough for widespread national testing, but suitable for surveillance studies. A massive antibody study in England has found that 3.4 ...

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Ohio State requires COVID-19 tests for all students living on campus

Ohio State requires COVID-19 tests for all students living on campus

Student success is a primary goal at the University of Kentucky, and making students feel welcome is an important part of that process. The University of Pennsylvania is opting to hold classes nearl...

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CDC head: Fall could the 'worst' from a public health standpoint

CDC head: Fall could the 'worst' from a public health standpoint

When asked what the situation in the United States would look like by Thanksgiving, Redfield said it is entirely dependent on how Americans choose to respond. "You do those four things, it will bring ...

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Lebanon urged to install reform government after blast

Lebanon urged to install reform government after blast

The death of one French victim- prominent Lebanon-based architect Jean-Marc Bonfils - had already been confirmed but the second victim has yet to be publicly identified. The move has anxious Lebanon's...

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FHSAA votes to allow 2020 fall sports

FHSAA votes to allow 2020 fall sports

The first option, which was approved by the FHSAA, lists the first date of practice as August 24 with the first date of the regular season as September 4. Schools have until September 18 to opt-out if...

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Younger students required to wear non-medical masks in Nova Scotia schools

Younger students required to wear non-medical masks in Nova Scotia schools

Without such a plan, Chender worries about a repeat scenario of virus spread in Nova Scotia. "We deserve to know more details about the province's reopening plan and what those conversations are and a...

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