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India's COVID-19 tally inches closer to 64 lakh-mark

India's COVID-19 tally inches closer to 64 lakh-mark

While the recovery rate stands at a whopping high of 83.53 per cent, the fatality rate has come down to 1.56 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. The people tested i...

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DNA from Neanderthals can make Covid more severe

According to recent research by the Covid-19 Host Genetics Initiative, cited in the Agence France Presse, a genetic variant in a particular region of chromosome 3 - one of 23 chromosomes in the human ...

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Jackson County reports new record daily high for COVID-19 cases

One person in the state is reported to be in the hospital with a confirmed case of the virus; two people are hospitalized with suspected cases. No new deaths were announced Thursday, after Oak Crest...

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Clark County reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 35 new cases

Clark County reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 35 new cases

A male in his 80's is the latest to die from Covid-19 in Grundy County. The man died on September 21 due to respiratory failure and COVID-19 viral infection, according to the Adams County Health Dep...

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COVID Deaths Up More Than 50% In September, Case Numbers Up 31%

COVID Deaths Up More Than 50% In September, Case Numbers Up 31%

The ADH reported the deaths of 19 Arkansans that resulted from COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the state's death toll to 1,369, indicating a state COVID mortality rate of 1.6%. Still, community exposu...

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Study supports airborne spread of Covid-19 in indoors

Study supports airborne spread of Covid-19 in indoors

Prof. Rachel Batterham, who led the study, said "Early self-recognition of COVID-19 symptoms by the members of the public, together with rapid self-isolation and PCR testing are vital in order to limi...

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SHA prepares for a possible joint flu / COVID season

SHA prepares for a possible joint flu / COVID season

However, this year's flu campaign poses logistical challenges, he said. The hospital's survey of almost 2,000 parents of children ages 2-18 in August found many parents don't see the flu vaccine ...

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Study first to show that coronavirus may drain testosterone in men

A new study revealed that the Coronavirus may deplete levels Testosterone In males, the results revealed that the average testosterone hormone in men who died from coronavirus infection was sign...

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Universal Health Services offline due to 'IT security issue'

Universal Health Services offline due to 'IT security issue'

UHS hospitals in the USA including those from California, Florida, Texas, Arizona, and Washington D.C. have been left without access to computer and phone systems. One Reddit user working at a UHS f...

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No COVID-19 symptoms but still want a test? Visit these pharmacies

Here's the full list of Ontario COVID-19 testing locations . Windsor has three stores with testing capacity. People eligible for pharmacy testing are residents, workers or visitors of long-term care h...

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Flathead County details recent COVID-19 related deaths

Flathead County details recent COVID-19 related deaths

The state reported almost 6,800 confirmed or suspected infections during September, down from July and August but higher than in previous months. After two weeks of this format, Graden said the dist...

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More than 10 million download NHS Covid app since launch

More than 10 million download NHS Covid app since launch

It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock hailed what he called "the fastest download of an app in British history" having reached 12.4 million downloads by midday on Monday. In the email seen by the ...

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Poll Finds 32% Of Parents Unlikely To Give Child Flu Vaccine

According to Monday's poll, though, only one-third of parents believe having children get the flu vaccine is more important this year compared to other years. "This year, it's more important than ev...

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1,025 new cases; 11 new deaths

1,025 new cases; 11 new deaths

The study was led by British government agency Public Health England. They found that anti-bacterial T cells called MAIT cells are stimulated when the patient suffers from a moderate or severe form of...

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House Democrats unveil updated version of the Heroes Act

House Democrats unveil updated version of the Heroes Act

Pelosi and Mnuchin agreed to speak again Wednesday. "We'll get back together tomorrow to see how we can find common ground and how we, again, help state and local government play the role it does". An...

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Cuomo: 'Significant Increases' of COVID-19 in Hudson Valley

Cuomo: 'Significant Increases' of COVID-19 in Hudson Valley

Get tested. Social distance. The Spring Valley area had a 30 percent positivity rate, the Monsey area 25 percent and the Monroe region was at 22 percent. According to state officials, there are at lea...

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California will house transgender inmates by gender identity, Gov. Gavin Newsom says

California will house transgender inmates by gender identity, Gov. Gavin Newsom says

Meanwhile, transgender inmates are usually housed based on their sex assigned at birth. Advocates say this is risky, particularly for transgender women housed in facilities for men. 'Overwhelmingly th...

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Do you also have a risk of heart attack?

Do you also have a risk of heart attack?

According to Dr Rahul Patil, Interventional Cardiologist & Head of Premature Heart Disease Division, Jayadeva institute of cardiovascular sciences, Bengaluru said, "There is very less awareness of...

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Allegheny County sees positivity rate for new covid-19 cases jump

Allegheny County sees positivity rate for new covid-19 cases jump

This marks the third COVID-19 related death in Whitley County. The first occurred on July 21, and the second August 21. Note: According to MDH - "Because all data are preliminary, the change in ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kitchener high school

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kitchener high school

Students were advised to take their Chromebook computers with them when they left, just in case school would have to be closed again Tuesday. He reported the district has purchased and scheduled sta...

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COVID-19: Ontario reports 554 new cases, 79 of those in Peel

COVID-19: Ontario reports 554 new cases, 79 of those in Peel

The modellers say ICU occupancy numbers will be of more critical concern than total hospitalization numbers because Ontario's hospital system can far more easily free up general ward beds than it can ...

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Coronavirus Vaccine Could Result in Half a Million Shark Deaths

The advocacy group stressed on their website and the petition that they do not want to slow down any vaccine productions, but are simply asking for manufacturers to use non-animal squalene, as the sub...

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Malaysia to finalise Covid-19 vaccine selection by early 2021 - Khairy

Almost 3,000 sharks are needed to extract one tonne of the oil. Estimates from California-based group Shark Allies suggest that immunising everyone in the world with one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine...

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Biden Rips Trump For Barrett Nomination

Biden Rips Trump For Barrett Nomination

It is a chance to move the high court in a far more aggressively conservative direction for generations. Republicans, who are outnumbered by Democrats on Beacon Hill, have been fighting the bill, wh...

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Whitley County suffers third COVID-19 related death Monday

Whitley County suffers third COVID-19 related death Monday

No new deaths were recorded associated with Covid-19, leaving the death toll at 1,802 nationally. Current coronavirus orders from Gov. Brian Kemp allow local governments to implement mask mandates i...

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CDC director in row with Donald Trump's new coronavirus adviser

CDC director in row with Donald Trump's new coronavirus adviser

Atlas also said immunity to the infection is not "solely determined by the percentage of people who have antibodies" but also by cross-immunity from other infections. Both Fauci and Birx were notabl...

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Australia's Virus Hot Spot, Victoria, Records Fewest New Infections In Three Months

Australia's Virus Hot Spot, Victoria, Records Fewest New Infections In Three Months

The two-week average of new infections in Melbourne fell below 21. Stringent rules in Australia's second most populous state have proved divisive, with some provoking criticism from businesses, prot...

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Canada adds 1,454 COVID-19 cases as diagnoses soar in Ontario, Quebec

Canada adds 1,454 COVID-19 cases as diagnoses soar in Ontario, Quebec

Restaurants will need to close their dining areas, including their terrasses, but can remain open for takeout service. Schools will also continue to operate while residents of the mostly French-spea...

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Signs And Symptoms Of Rabies You Need To Know

Signs And Symptoms Of Rabies You Need To Know

The theme for this year is " End Rabies: Collaborate, Vaccinate ". Rabies is a contagious viral disease that is transmitted through an animal's saliva to humans. Children within age ranges 0-15 year...

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Oregon Health Authority reports new record daily high for COVID-19 cases

Lane County, Oregon's fourth most populous, had the most new cases of any county with 44. Multnomah County, the state's largest, was second with 33. Where the new cases are by county: Baker (2), B...

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COVID-19 in IL: 1604 New Cases, 14 Additional Deaths

COVID-19 in IL: 1604 New Cases, 14 Additional Deaths

Additionally, 12 people are now hospitalized due to COVID-19. Reported new COVID-19 cases fell for the third day in a row on Monday, a day when no new deaths from the virus were announced. The res...

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Thurston County reports 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

Thurston County reports 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

If every person, family, workplace and organisation does not play their part the situation will continue to deteriorate. No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported since September 23, leaving ...

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Manchester Metropolitan University students in lockdown

Manchester Metropolitan University students in lockdown

The university said those affected and those considered to be at risk have been asked to self-isolate "and are being fully supported to do so". "It is believed that transmission of the virus is taki...

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CDC director Robert Redfield overheard criticizing COVID adviser Scott Atlas

Scott Atlas , new White House coronavirus task force adviser, is providing the president with "misleading data", NBC News reports . On Friday, Redfield told a colleague during a phone call that "ev...

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Florida Governor Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants, Venues Statewide

The nation needs to go for daily brand-new cases listed below 10,000, not around 40,000 as it presently stands, he stated. As pharmaceutical companies come closer to producing a safe and effective v...

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