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Ontario COVID cases top 200, 67% are people under 40

Ontario COVID cases top 200, 67% are people under 40

The disease is now growing at five cases per average day, compared to a low of one case per average day in early August. Six more people are in hospital for a total of 119. It's the first time the dai...

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10 new COVID-19 cases gives Thurston County 1,078

The government is allocating $44 million for the recruitment and training of 7,000 new health care workers, including for seniors homes through the new Health Career Access Program. Thankfully, of tho...

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Coronavirus cases on the rise in England

Starting Monday, new laws will be enacted on how many people can socialize in and out of the home. It is the latest area of England to introduce stricter lockdown measures, with the rising number of...

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Eating out is among riskiest activities during COVID-19 pandemic, CDC says

The report , released by the U.S. agency on Thursday, examined 314 people who experienced symptoms of the virus, asking them about activities they had participated in before they were tested. "Direct...

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BioNTech : Pfizer, BioNTech Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Protection in Preclinical Study Among Animals

BioNTech : Pfizer, BioNTech Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Protection in Preclinical Study Among Animals

The suspension of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials has shown the importance of having a package of vaccines like in Russian Federation, the country's presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, s...

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Vaccine trust growing in Europe, falling elsewhere

Vaccine trust growing in Europe, falling elsewhere

Authors of the study expressed concern that areas of political instability would see particularly high increases in vaccine skepticism. Research teams at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Me...

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EU reserves 200 mn more coronavirus vaccines amid BioNTech & Pfizer talks

EU reserves 200 mn more coronavirus vaccines amid BioNTech & Pfizer talks

These concerns were exacerbated by comments made by United States president Donald Trump that a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, could be available in just a few months. Our aim is to de...

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County Sees 18th COVID Death; ISU Adds 10 More Cases

County Sees 18th COVID Death; ISU Adds 10 More Cases

The cases involve a girl in the 10-19 age range, four women in their 20s, two women in their 30s, one woman in her 40s, four women and one man in their 50s, one woman in her 60s and one man in...

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Explained: How Coronavirus attacks the brain

Explained: How Coronavirus attacks the brain

The research paper has been prepared by Yale immunologist Akiko Iwasaki. The researchers found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, uses brain cells to make copies of itself. One of wh...

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Kaia Gerber & Jacob Elordi Spotted Together in New York, Sparking Dating Rumors

Kaia Gerber & Jacob Elordi Spotted Together in New York, Sparking Dating Rumors

These new pics come amid rumors of a budding romance between the rising stars . A fan also tweeted about seeing them on a date. This latest sighting comes just days after the two enjoyed dinner ...

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Social gatherings limited to six people in Scotland

Social gatherings limited to six people in Scotland

A maximum of six people can meet from two households, with the rule applying both in people's homes and also public places, including cafes, bars or restaurants. This follows British Prime Minister Bo...

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OP/ED: Landmark decision by BC Supreme Court protects public health care

The B.C. Health Coalition on Wednesday called the case "an attack. on the very cornerstones" of an act meant to protect patients against extra billing or double billing for medically necessary procedu...

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Fremont County Health Dept. reports COVID-19 related death

Fremont County Health Dept. reports COVID-19 related death

Locally, new cases remained low as Stearns County had 1 new case, Sherburne County had 3 and Benton County had none. The total number of people hospitalized since the beginning of the pandemic is 44. ...

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Alberta adds 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 113 cases

Alberta adds 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 113 cases

Deena Hinshaw stated that a mandatory notification is in place for all school cases, and outbreaks will be recorded on the online map . Any individual considered exposed to this case will be cont...

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Five new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Latvia; 14 people have recovered

What the study found: The data showed that 42% of the adults who tested positive reported having close contact with at least one person known to have Covid-19, compared with 14% of those who tested...

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Vaccine still possible this year, despite trial pause: AstraZeneca

Vaccine still possible this year, despite trial pause: AstraZeneca

A volunteer receives an injection at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg - the first participation in a Covid-19 vaccine trial developed at the University of Oxford. There'...

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Palaszczuk under pressure over Queensland's strict border closure

Palaszczuk under pressure over Queensland's strict border closure

The extraordinary case of Sarah Caisip desperately seeking a chance to farewell her father captured national attention yesterday. Both Morrison and radio broadcaster Ray Hadley were on the verge o...

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New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed Nationally; None In Clare

New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed Nationally; None In Clare

The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet today to discuss the situation in Dublin and Limerick after the acting Medical Officer said he was "very concerned" with the numbers. Six days ago ...

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Apology over Covid test problems amid surge in cases

Apology over Covid test problems amid surge in cases

Further problems with the testing system came as a member of the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) said the latest increase in coronavirus cases is "very worrying". A bette...

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Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Being Shamed for Wearing Mask During Workout

Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Being Shamed for Wearing Mask During Workout

Out of respect for people, that's what I do as well when in the gym. Cuoco is not one of them. "Mask wearing protects others and yourself". To each is own, but Cuoco said that it is not about that. ...

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Plasma therapy ineffective in reducing Covid-19 death: Research

Plasma therapy ineffective in reducing Covid-19 death: Research

As many as 47 people who received convalescent plasma therapy , and 41 people in the control group, died during the course of treatment. Use of convalescent plasma therapy in coronavirus-infected p...

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Autistic teenager in Utah shot by police after mother calls for help

Autistic teenager in Utah shot by police after mother calls for help

Speaking to local CBS-affiliate KUTV , Ms Barton said she told the 911 operator that her son needed to be taken to hospital for treatment . When the officers showed up, Linden allegedly ran, at whi...

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Coronavirus: 84 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths

Coronavirus: 84 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths

Instead, it is transmission of virus within communities that poses the greatest threat to schools. We are seeing increasing case numbers in Dublin, growing close to 5% per day. "That said, it is large...

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COVID-19 Can Cause Temporary Heart and Lung Damage

COVID-19 Can Cause Temporary Heart and Lung Damage

British scientists have developed a four-level scoring model for predicting the death risk of patients hospitalised with COVID-19, saying it should help doctors quickly decide on the best care for eac...

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United Kingdom sees highest increase of new daily COVID-19 cases in months

United Kingdom sees highest increase of new daily COVID-19 cases in months

Hancock said the government is "going to bring more clarity and we're going to enforce the rules more strictly". He said: "I understand why people are concerned..." He added: "Over the summer we had...

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Covid-19: AstraZeneca faces questions over spinal ailment in vaccine-trial participant

Covid-19: AstraZeneca faces questions over spinal ailment in vaccine-trial participant

AstraZeneca described it as a " routine " pause in the case of "an unexplained illness". One investor on the call said Soriot's comments were meant to reassure investors that the company was takin...

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Alberta to publicly report COVID-19 outbreaks in schools after two cases

Alberta to publicly report COVID-19 outbreaks in schools after two cases

Masks are mandatory in schools for students in grades 4 to 12 when there can not be physical distancing. "That is not going to prevent us from doing a thorough sanitization of the classroom to have ...

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Receiving A Flu Shot Is Encouraged During Pandemic

Receiving A Flu Shot Is Encouraged During Pandemic

During the study , researchers said they saw an "abrupt decline" in influenza cases at the Children's National Hospital after schools closed in mid-March and stay-at-home orders were issued to help l...

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Matt Hancock blames British public for shortfall in coronavirus testing capacity

Matt Hancock blames British public for shortfall in coronavirus testing capacity

But he conceded on Wednesday that new data pointing to a rapid increase in new infections showed that "we must act", adding that "everyone, at all times, should limit social contact as much as possibl...

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Why some schools may be closed longer for Covid-19 cleaning

Why some schools may be closed longer for Covid-19 cleaning

According to a release from the Unified School District of De Pere , an individual at Heritage Elementary School tested positive for the virus and has been quarantined. According to the Associated ...

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ME wedding now linked to three coronavirus deaths, at least 147 cases

ME wedding now linked to three coronavirus deaths, at least 147 cases

A type of victims contains Theresa Dentremont, 83, who died at Millinocket Regional Hospital on August 21 after contracting the virus. "One outbreak can quickly lead to several more outbreaks, especia...

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First day of school postponed in Hartford, Connecticut, after ransomware virus

While fatalities increased by three to 41,554, Van-Tam urged caution: "It's all very well saying that hospital admissions and deaths are at a very low level in the UK". Health Secretary Matt Hancock s...

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AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets?

AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets?

The vaccine is being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca , and the illness of the volunteer has yet to be disclosed publicly. The nature of the illness and when it happened were not deta...

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Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Halted After Participant Suffers From Adverse Reaction

Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Halted After Participant Suffers From Adverse Reaction

AstraZeneca, one of the co-signers of the open pledge , told a United States outlet that trials of their vaccine candidate were temporarily suspended after a patient fell seriously ill. AstraZeneca h...

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Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased

Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased

Johnson's government also unveiled a new public information campaign entitled "Hands". "We want to set out very clearly for everybody - so that everybody has the chance to see these rules, read them...

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