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Britain Contemplates Second National Lockdown as COVID-19 Surges

Britain Contemplates Second National Lockdown as COVID-19 Surges

Asked by Sky News about the prospect of a second national lockdown next month, Mr Hancock said that was a last resort, but that the government would do whatever it takes to tackle the virus. We want...

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Covid-19: New fear grips Europe as cases top 30m worldwide

Covid-19: New fear grips Europe as cases top 30m worldwide

As of Saturday morning, the death toll reached 75 while the number of infections was recorded at 4,621, the release said . On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic. Canada...

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Patients suffer fatigue after recovering from Covid 19

Patients suffer fatigue after recovering from Covid 19

In addition, the researchers also took into account the severity of the patient's initial infection - if they required hospitalization, for instance - as well as any other pre-existing conditions they...

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B.C. adds $660M in tax incentives to recovery plan

B.C. adds $660M in tax incentives to recovery plan

This money was earmarked for recovery spending in the spring. About $100 million in infrastructure grants will be available for projects that are ready to begin and $300 million in grants for small ...

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CDC changes testing and self-quarantine guidelines

CDC changes testing and self-quarantine guidelines

The earlier guidance caused alarm in the public health community that data would give an incomplete picture of outbreaks around the country, and The New York Times reported this week that it was ...

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Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

But she says asymptomatic cases are rare, as there are about seven positive cases out of 10,000 of those tests. Since May 29, when the broad asymptomatic testing was introduced, the province complet...

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European Union executive signs contract for up to 300m Covid-19 vaccine doses

European Union executive signs contract for up to 300m Covid-19 vaccine doses

Pune-based drug maker signed a deal with British-Swedish company AstraZeneca to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate, developed by the University of Oxford . The current front runners are Pfiz...

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'She set an example for us': Crowd honours RBG at Supreme Court

'She set an example for us': Crowd honours RBG at Supreme Court

Her death is likely to set off a heated battle over the vacancy it leaves on the nation's highest court. Bader Ginsburg , 87, died Friday following complications related to her fight against meta...

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50 new cases of COVID in St. Louis County

50 new cases of COVID in St. Louis County

Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, said during a news conference Friday. This brings the B.C. total to 7,842 cases and total deaths to 223. Those health problems range from lung dise...

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Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more COVID vaccines - EU sources

Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more COVID vaccines - EU sources

Oxfam is a global movement of people who are fighting inequality to beat poverty together. "Malaysia's approach in joining Covax, forming strategic partnerships with other countries and directly ne...

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2 new Covid-19 cases reported by health department Friday

2 new Covid-19 cases reported by health department Friday

Six-hundred-three residents fall in the 10-19-year-old age range. "Today, we are announcing 139 new cases , including seven epi-linked cases ". The total number of deaths in Auglaize County is...

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Second UK lockdown? PM says second wave inevitable, new restrictions possible

Second UK lockdown? PM says second wave inevitable, new restrictions possible

Britain imposed new Covid regulations on the North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire from Tuesday. It means by Tuesday, when the measures come into force, around 13.5 million people in the United Ki...

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McEnany quiet on reports of positive coronavirus tests at White House

McEnany quiet on reports of positive coronavirus tests at White House

Kayleigh McEnany , the White House Press Secretary, had very strong words for the mainstream media today, regarding the fact that they nearly completely ignored historic peace deals in the Middle East...

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Dublin to move to Level Three lockdown from midnight tonight

The amount of people attending weddings and funerals will be reduced to 25. Level 1 represents the lowest level of restrictions while Level 5 would be a lockdown situation similar to what we experienc...

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Intra-Afghan Talks: India's participation acceptance of changed realities

Intra-Afghan Talks: India's participation acceptance of changed realities

Mr Khogyani said about 30 Taleban fighters died in the clashes - including some foreigners. His comments come over a week after Mr. Trump and administration officials said that a further drawdown of...

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China: Over 3000 test positive for brucellosis after leak at biopharmaceutical factory

China: Over 3000 test positive for brucellosis after leak at biopharmaceutical factory

Chinese authorities found a biopharmaceutical plant had used expired disinfectant in its production of Brucella vaccines for animals between July and August previous year, and the bacteria was not ...

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Two-Week National Lockdown In October Under Discussion By Ministers

The restrictions could be put in place for two weeks, but the timing and duration of the measures has yet to be finalised. Professor Chris Whitty, England's chief medical officer and Sir Patrick Val...

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Air quality in Portland to improve on Friday

Air quality in Portland to improve on Friday

Air quality in Los Angeles is projected to remain unhealthy throughout the week because of several nearby wildfires , including the Bobcat fire. "The worst is behind us", said Ranil Dhammapala of...

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Underlying conditions common among kids and teens who die of Covid-19

Underlying conditions common among kids and teens who die of Covid-19

Out of 121 deaths among under-21s, 45 per cent were among Hispanics, 29 per cent among blacks and four per cent among American Indians or Alaskan Natives. Approximately 10% of the deaths were in i...

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Latest CDC forecast projects 218,000 COVID-19 deaths by October 10

Latest CDC forecast projects 218,000 COVID-19 deaths by October 10

The agency pointed out that higher rates of people of color have been considered essential workers during the outbreak as well. Infectious disease specialist Preeti Malani with the University of MI ...

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Science magazine makes first presidential endorsement in 175 years, picks Joe Biden

Science magazine makes first presidential endorsement in 175 years, picks Joe Biden

He also announced plans to set up a "1776 Commission" which will champion "patriotic education" in schools. "In doing this, our hope is to showcase how Hindu-Americans are, in every way, Americans...

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Ontario reporting over 400 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario reporting over 400 new COVID-19 cases

Meanwhile, Ontario is reporting 293 new cases of COVID-19 today, and three new deaths related to the coronavirus . Ford said that gathering limits in Peel, Ottawa and Toronto will be lowered to 10 ...

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Fellowes High School in Pembroke closed after three COVID-19 cases

Fellowes High School in Pembroke closed after three COVID-19 cases

In a letter to staff and families, the district said exposure was limited to just one classroom in the building. Although Stavropoulos' daughter's grades are good, she still gets frustrated. Millions ...

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New Covid restrictions for almost two million across north-east England

New Covid restrictions for almost two million across north-east England

The new rules were announced as the infection rate in North East rose to "the second highest in the country, after the North West". Matt Hancock told MPs in the Commons new measures were needed to...

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Apple debuts discount watches, new iPads, but no new iPhones yet

Apple debuts discount watches, new iPads, but no new iPhones yet

It also says a lot about Apple's strategy for the Apple Watch , namely that the company is already starting to lean into the services-heavy approach it's taken with the iPhone in recent years. Wh...

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Schoolchildren and parents could be among groups prioritised for Covid-19 tests

Schoolchildren and parents could be among groups prioritised for Covid-19 tests

This is the lowest proportion since the week to June 17, when the figure stood at 31.3%. There has been a 167 per cent increase in the number of new people testing positive for Covid-19 in England, ...

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Ottawa Valley school first to close in Ontario following COVID-19 outbreak

In a release, the Renfrew County District School Board said any students or staff who may have been exposed will be contacted directly by public health. Cushman. Nothing yet amongst the student body...

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California Department of Public Health urges residents to get flu vaccine

California Department of Public Health urges residents to get flu vaccine

But fevers that result from the novel coronavirus tend to come on stronger and cause chills and major discomfort even if they don't climb far past 100.4 degrees, says Panagis Galiatsatos, a physicia...

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Minorities Make Up Most Deaths Among Young People

That means 26% of the entire population is under 21 years of age. The authors of the report conclude that as per the data, almost three-quarters of SARS-CoV-2 associated deaths among infants, child...

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MDH: 9 new COVID-19 deaths, 31 new hospitalizations

Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center reported one new case in a resident and is at five cases in total, though seven were reported by the center's administration this week . Cases: 300,903 (+1...

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Bill Gates Sr, Father of Microsoft's Co-Founder, Dies at 94

Bill Gates Sr, Father of Microsoft's Co-Founder, Dies at 94

In early 90s, Gates Sr worked from basement office at his home and helped share Bill Gates' vision for helping others. 'My dad's passing was not unexpected - he was 94 years old and his health...

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COVID-19: B.C. public schools to report disease exposures

As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency. "The bottom line is we must remain diligent about the dangers of this virus. St...

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Biden:

Biden: "I Trust Vaccines, I Trust Scientists, But I Don't Trust Trump"

Speaking to reporters at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, after being briefed by public health experts about a potential vaccine, Mr Biden mentioned what he called President Trump's "incompetence and...

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Jon Stewart gives blistering address on veterans healthcare

Jon Stewart gives blistering address on veterans healthcare

Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz of California, former VA Secretary David Shulkin, and John Feal, a veterans advocate, at a news conference on Tuesday to speak out in support...

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CT health officials warn about flesh-eating bacteria in Long Island Sound

CT health officials warn about flesh-eating bacteria in Long Island Sound

Five people have been hospitalized since July after exposure to salt or brackish water in the Sound through activities like swimming, crabbing and boating. Adults aged between 49 to 85 were infected w...

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