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House to vote on temporary funding bill to avert shutdown

House to vote on temporary funding bill to avert shutdown

One possibility is that the Senate adds the farm aid onto the spending bill before sending the legislation back to the House, aides said. Generally speaking, the House favors a more expensive and ...

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Coronavirus: London could face fresh restrictions under mayor's 'new plan'

Coronavirus: London could face fresh restrictions under mayor's 'new plan'

The London mayor is also set to hit out at the government, which he says has "catastrophically let down" the public during the pandemic . City Hall is clearly troubled by the analysis of the late...

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New COVID-19 Cases, 2 More Deaths

New COVID-19 Cases, 2 More Deaths

Salina Regional is a regional hospital, the COVID-19 patient total is not specific to the number of Saline County residents who may be hospitalized. The county's recovery rate now sits at 97%. So far,...

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Ontario reports highest new coronavirus cases since early June

Ontario reports highest new coronavirus cases since early June

The last time Ottawa had this many known active cases was May 7, when they were 520. Extendicare, which runs Ottawa's West End Villa long-term care home, said Monday 64 residents have contracted COV...

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What time is Boris Johnson's announcement today, and what will he say?

What time is Boris Johnson's announcement today, and what will he say?

The county's hospitality sector will also now be restricted by law to table service only. In a statement, the UK Chief Medical Officers said: "The Joint Biosecurity Centre has recommended that the...

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CDC Updates Guidance on How COVID-19 Spreads

CDC Updates Guidance on How COVID-19 Spreads

The guidance was quietly updated on Friday, according to the official website of the CDC. The agency also said these particles may cause infection when "inhales into the nose, mouth, airways, and lu...

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World Alzheimer Day 2020 Why This Disease Occurs Its Symptoms And Prevention

World Alzheimer Day 2020 Why This Disease Occurs Its Symptoms And Prevention

There is no known cure for dementia or Alzheimer's disease , but some medications can slow the progress of the disease and control symptoms, and The Lancet commission recommends that physical healt...

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World Health Organization targets 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by end of 2021

World Health Organization targets 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by end of 2021

But further measures are expected as the UK's Chief Scientific Officer Sir Patrick Vallance warned this week cases could reach 50,000 a day by mid-October on the current trajectory. But so far it has ...

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CDC abruptly removes new guidance on coronavirus airborne transmission

CDC abruptly removes new guidance on coronavirus airborne transmission

A CDC spokesman said the site had been updated "without appropriate in-house technical review". These particles can cause infection when "inhaled into the nose, mouth, airways, and lungs", it says. ...

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SA to lift COVID-19 border rules with NSW

SA to lift COVID-19 border rules with NSW

She said the good news about the locally acquired case was the person had already been isolating because they were a close contact of a case linked to the Concord Hospital cluster. Anyone coming from ...

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Australia heads for lowest virus count in three months

Australia heads for lowest virus count in three months

Victoria, Australia's second-most populous state and home to a quarter of its 25 million people, recorded 21 new cases of the virus that causes Covid-19 in the prior 24 hours, less than half the previ...

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Ontario reporting 18 new coronavirus cases in schools

Ontario reporting 18 new coronavirus cases in schools

In the 40 to 59 age group, there are 72 new cases. There are now 10 patients in hospital being treated for COVID-19, including two in intensive care. Of the 46,849 COVID-19 reported in the province,...

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Us Experts Say Principal Form Of Covid Spread Is Via The Air

Us Experts Say Principal Form Of Covid Spread Is Via The Air

These particles can cause infection when "inhaled into the nose, mouth, airways, and lungs", it says. The CDC did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment on when the guidance will be ...

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COVID-19: 274 new cases, no new deaths from virus

COVID-19: 274 new cases, no new deaths from virus

The decision to shut pubs and limit restaurants to takeaway and outdoor dining was motivated by the rising number of cases attributed to community transmission. "Most countries are struggling to fully...

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Saline County: 30 new COVID-19 cases; 2 additional deaths

Saline County: 30 new COVID-19 cases; 2 additional deaths

There were also four deaths that took place over the weekend, bringing the total number of fatalities in BC to 227. Two of the latest victims were from the Vancouver Coastal Health region, while the...

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Airborne COVID-19: CDC guidelines now acknowledge virus can spread through air

Airborne COVID-19: CDC guidelines now acknowledge virus can spread through air

The CDC changed its official guidance to note that aerosols are "thought to be the main way the virus spreads" and to warn that badly ventilated indoor spaces are particularly unsafe. Independent ...

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CDC Says Coronavirus Could Spread Through Air

CDC Says Coronavirus Could Spread Through Air

This is thought to be the main way the virus spreads. "In general, indoor environments without good ventilation increase this risk", the CDC website read over the weekend. They also updated the guid...

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U.S. CDC: Coronavirus could spread through air, travel beyond 6 feet

U.S. CDC: Coronavirus could spread through air, travel beyond 6 feet

And it specifically cautioned that choir practice, restaurants and fitness classes or any indoor environments without good ventilation increase a person's risk of catching the virus. Proposed guidance...

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Coronavirus can be spread through the air, CDC says in updated guidance

Coronavirus can be spread through the air, CDC says in updated guidance

President Donald Trump has publicly challenged the CDC's findings on the virus, oftentimes refusing to wear a mask and pressing the agency to reframe its guidance on schools to favor reopening. 'CDC...

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Hamilton reports 12 new COVID cases

Hamilton reports 12 new COVID cases

Ottawa's rolling five-day average of newly confirmed cases remains steady at around 46, down from its highest point of the pandemic late last week. Though Ottawa has been a hotspot over the past few d...

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Study Finds Half Of Covid-19 Patients Suffer Lingering Fatigue Following Recovery

Study Finds Half Of Covid-19 Patients Suffer Lingering Fatigue Following Recovery

Researchers maintained that the symptom of fatigue can persist regardless of the severity of the cases. "This is particularly relevant given the limitations of now available Severe Acute Respiratory...

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The CDC Now Says COVID Spreads These 5 Ways

The CDC Now Says COVID Spreads These 5 Ways

Ontario reported one additional COVID-19-related death on Saturday, pushing the total number of fatalities to 2,826. These particles can cause infection when "inhaled into the nose, mouth, airways, ...

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McLean County's Newest COVID Cases Spread Across Many Age Groups

McLean County's Newest COVID Cases Spread Across Many Age Groups

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering , the virus has infected more than 31.1 million people worldwide and killed about 961,544. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19...

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London New Year's Eve fireworks cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

London New Year's Eve fireworks cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Meanwhile Health Secretary Matt Hancock has admitted the introduction of new lockdown restrictions in London within days can not be ruled out. Such a move would clash with the government's recen...

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Coronavirus deaths on the rise in France

Coronavirus deaths on the rise in France

As the infection rate increases daily, the most affected regions and cities in France have tightened regulations. But the agency cautioned that this was likely an "underestimate" of infections due to ...

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Updated CDC guidance acknowledges coronavirus can spread through the air

Updated CDC guidance acknowledges coronavirus can spread through the air

The move quickly sparked backlash among health experts because they thought it would discourage people from getting tested. The CDC and Food and Drug Administration have to be seen as reliable sourc...

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Three new cases in Prairie Mountain Health, 18 in Manitoba

Three new cases in Prairie Mountain Health, 18 in Manitoba

The province said people at the school do not need to self-isolate, but should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Two cases in the Southern Health region, three cases in the Prairie Mountain Hea...

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COVID-19 cases in England accelerating rapidly, official estimate shows

Government data published on Friday revealed that 4,322 cases had been reported in the previous 24 hours, bringing the UK's total to 381,614. Experts on the government's Scientific Advisory Group fo...

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Quebec reports 462 new cases of COVID-19, five additional deaths

It means they'll be moved to the "orange" level (the second highest) on its new colour-coded alert system, which categorizes the danger posed by COVID-19 in a respective region. Health officials also ...

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MI fights outbreak of deadly disease that isn't coronavirus

Last year, there were 12 human cases of the virus in MA that resulted in six deaths, according to the state. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday it had ramped up nig...

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More than half of Covid-19 patients suffer persistent fatigue

More than half of Covid-19 patients suffer persistent fatigue

The study included 128 participants (mean age 50 years; 54% female) who were recruited consecutively at a median of 10 weeks following clinical recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection. As the pandemic ha...

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Coronavirus: US health chiefs reverse advice on Covid-19 testing

Coronavirus: US health chiefs reverse advice on Covid-19 testing

The agency now recommends testing anyone who could have caught the infection from a close contact, symptoms or not, much as it did earlier this year. That change had set off a rash of criticism from h...

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Covid-19: 15 new cases in Singapore, five imported

Covid-19: 15 new cases in Singapore, five imported

The republic has seen 57,142 recoveries from the coronavirus . In its brief data released here, the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) said all the imported cases had been placed on Stay-Home No...

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Delhi COVID-19 count rises to 2,34,701 with 4,432 new cases

Delhi COVID-19 count rises to 2,34,701 with 4,432 new cases

Community spread or community transmission is when the source of infection is unknown, meaning that one is unable to trace an infection back to a carrier of the virus, that is, a person who became sic...

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Trump says his Supreme Court choice will be a woman

Trump says his Supreme Court choice will be a woman

Early Saturday, Trump on Twitter called on the Senate to act "without delay". The Maine Republican, who faces a tough reelection, added that Trump has the "constitutional authority" to nominate a ...

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