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Anti-inflammatory Drug Helps Reduce Recovery Time for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Anti-inflammatory Drug Helps Reduce Recovery Time for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Adding an anti-inflammatory medicine to a drug already widely used for hospitalised COVID-19 patients shortens their recovery time by an additional day, said the drug company Eli Lilly on Monday. ...

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New York Sports Clubs files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

New York Sports Clubs files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The company listed liabilities of $500 million to $1 billion in its personal bankruptcy filing. A number of gym chains were struggling with heavy debt loads even before the virus shuttered the glo...

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United Kingdom tests if COVID-19 vaccines might work better inhaled

United Kingdom tests if COVID-19 vaccines might work better inhaled

Chung said the government would negotiate with relevant global organisations and vaccine makers to secure the supply and would buy more as developments unfolded. "I can not say what the FDA will do", ...

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ICE whistleblower: Nurse alleges 'hysterectomies on immigrant women in US'

ICE whistleblower: Nurse alleges 'hysterectomies on immigrant women in US'

Marshals Service and Irwin County. Advocacy groups Project South , Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights , Georgia Detention Watch , and South Georgia Immigrant Support Network , filed the c...

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Scientists find Sars-Cov-2 neutralizing antibodies

Scientists find Sars-Cov-2 neutralizing antibodies

The drug also reportedly does not bind to human cells , which suggests it will not have negative side-effects in people. They have found this drug to be largely effective in the prevention and treatm...

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Northern Ontario Leading Way In COVID-19 Prevention

Northern Ontario Leading Way In COVID-19 Prevention

Ford attributes the rise in positive cases to large social gatherings and people ignoring public health guidelines. "It's not bars per se or restaurants". Despite being prepared, a second wave would b...

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Coronavirus: NHS employees stopped working due to lack of testing, chiefs say

Coronavirus: NHS employees stopped working due to lack of testing, chiefs say

Inadequate testing is leading to increased absences in the National Health Service as staff members are forced to self-isolate while they and their family members wait for test results after possible ...

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Pitt scientists developing drug to prevent, treat COVID-19

Pitt scientists developing drug to prevent, treat COVID-19

The scientists says Ab8's small size increases its potential for diffusion in tissues, increasing efficacy, while being potentially suitable for alternative routes of administration such as inhalation...

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357 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed and 3 additional deaths

357 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed and 3 additional deaths

It's among a number of specific restrictions announced for the capital today, due to the surge in coronavirus cases. "Socialising can continue at indoor or outdoor public venues, but only with peop...

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Govt issues new protocol for COVID-19 recovered, suggests yoga & chyawanprash

Govt issues new protocol for COVID-19 recovered, suggests yoga & chyawanprash

As of now, patients who have recovered from acute COVID 19 illness have continued to report a variety of symptom like fatigue, cough, core throat etc. The protocol recommends balanced nutritious die...

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Poor air quality lingers in Whatcom County

Poor air quality lingers in Whatcom County

The air quality in OR has reached hazardous levels and officials are warning everyone to stay indoors as often as possible. Hourly air quality values may range from the "moderate", or yellow, to...

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World 'dangerously unprepared for the next pandemic'

World 'dangerously unprepared for the next pandemic'

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide grew by 307,000 on Sunday - the highest single-day increase since the pandemic began, the World Health Organization said, according to USA Today...

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How many COVID-19 cases were recorded in B.C

How many COVID-19 cases were recorded in B.C

There are now 246 people in hospitals with COVID-19 related complications, of which 90 people are in intensive care units. Ten Douglas County residents have died thus far from COVID-19 or with the v...

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Pfizer could have a vaccine ready by end of the year

The companies have submitted an amended protocol for their trials to the US Food and Drug Administration. The trials resumed after the Medicines Health Regulatory Authority confirmed that the trials a...

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AstraZeneca, Oxford University resume clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

US-based pharmaceutical major Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech have announced to expand the enrollment of their Phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial to up to approximately 44,000 participants , up...

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Democrats to probe whether officials meddled with virus data

Democrats to probe whether officials meddled with virus data

On Monday Caputo deleted his personal Twitter account. In another post, Caputo referred to another user on the social media site as a feminine hygiene product and mocked that person by saying "you h...

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial in USA remains on hold

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial in USA remains on hold

This COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed AZD1222, aka ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, is being developed in association with biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and is one of several now in late-stage Phase 3 trials. Three c...

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B.C. announces 132 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations grow

B.C. announces 132 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations grow

No new deaths have been recorded, leaving B.C.'s total at 213 since the beginning of the pandemic. At the time, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said officials are concerned by the surge o...

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Vaccine trials in United Kingdom to resume: AstraZeneca

Vaccine trials in United Kingdom to resume: AstraZeneca

Being alert to potential adverse reactions with any new vaccine is part of the process, he explained. AstraZeneca's vaccine candidate is one of nine around the world now in late-stage Phase 3 human ...

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7 things to know about US Open champion Dominic Thiem

7 things to know about US Open champion Dominic Thiem

It is new ground for the fifth-seeded Zverev, who is into his first grand slam final. It had been some 4 hours 2 minutes, compelling for its meandering marathon rather than for scintillation. Carrie...

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Ten new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Latvia

Ten new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Latvia

It's unclear how exactly the children acquired COVID-19 while at the daycare centers, but the CDC reports that several staff members in the Utah daycares reportedly came to work despite knowing that a...

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Top Doctors Tell Critics ‘Back Off’ QLD Over Border Control

Recently, a Canberra girl was not able to attend to her father's funeral, and a father-of-four was advised to choose among his kids to say goodbye to him to his deathbed. Vice President Dr Bavahuna Ma...

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Health chief under police protection after death threats

Health chief under police protection after death threats

The boundary conflict reached boil when Prime Minister Scott Morrison known as Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk begging for her to become compassionate over her boundary steps, where she bol...

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Fauci Says U.S. Won't Return To Normal Until Late 2021

Fauci Says U.S. Won't Return To Normal Until Late 2021

Supply of a potential vaccine would have to be fervently dispersed at a rate comparable to the spread of the virus, which 40,000 Americans are confirmed to have been diagnosed with and 1,000 America...

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Oxford and AstraZeneca to resume coronavirus vaccine trial

Oxford and AstraZeneca to resume coronavirus vaccine trial

This vaccine is a combination of two adenoviruses Ad5 and Ad26 and both of these have been engineered with a coronavirus gene to produce immune responses in humans to protect them against the Covid-19...

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NM reports 100 new cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths

NM reports 100 new cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths

On Friday, county officials announced there were eight new COVID-19 cases. The provisional 7-day average daily new confirmed and probable cases (by date of test collection) for CDC week 36 was 243, ...

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COVID-19 infections in England jump 60% in a week: ONS estimates

COVID-19 infections in England jump 60% in a week: ONS estimates

It has also been announced that Birmingham will become the latest Area for bringing in new restrictions after an increase in cases . It also increased the R number (reproduction) - which describes ...

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One Mississauga school and one daycare have confirmed COVID-19 cases

One Mississauga school and one daycare have confirmed COVID-19 cases

The city's total number of active cases increased by 13 since Friday, up to 268. According to Saturday's report, that's 19 more cases than what was reported Friday - which was 213 - making it nearly...

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In Masks, Biden, Pence Attend 9/11 Memorial, Trump At Pennsylvania Crash Site

In Masks, Biden, Pence Attend 9/11 Memorial, Trump At Pennsylvania Crash Site

Biden is also due to visit Shanksville separately later in the day. Ducklo's claim contrasts with Biden's previous statements on the travel restrictions, including some made on the very day the policy...

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New Cases Of West Nile Diagnosed | CommonHealth

New Cases Of West Nile Diagnosed | CommonHealth

Idaho health officials reported two human West Nile cases Wednesday, marking the first of the season. All three are recovering. With Thursday's announcement that the number of human cases of West N...

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UK: AstraZeneca resumes trial of Covid-19 vaccine

The New York Times, citing a source familiar with the situation, reported that it was a British resident who was diagnosed with transverse myelitis , an inflammatory process that affects the spinal...

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BC health officials announce record high of 139 new coronavirus cases

BC health officials announce record high of 139 new coronavirus cases

Sheridan County has a total of 130 Lab Confirmed Positive Cases. By town, Wheaton has had 653 total cases, Glen Ellyn 493, Lombard 757, Villa Park 453, Hinsdale 322, Westmont 536, Downers Grove 608,...

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Oxford University resumes vaccine trial

Oxford University resumes vaccine trial

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after a pause due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. All trial investigators and part...

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Coronavirus cases rise across United Kingdom as R number creeps above 1

Coronavirus cases rise across United Kingdom as R number creeps above 1

Providing its latest modelling on Friday, the ONS said it estimated that 39,700 people within England had COVID-19 during the week from August 30 to September 5, equating to around 1 in 1,400 people, ...

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Brazil could launch Chinese COVID-19 vaccine this year: Governor

Brazil could launch Chinese COVID-19 vaccine this year: Governor

In case of a mild side effect there are steps that could be taken, but in case of a major side effect, as in the case of the British drugmaker's vaccine trial, it was "normal procedure" to pause the t...

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