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France tops daily infection record with over 18,000 cases

France tops daily infection record with over 18,000 cases

The figures were published shortly before health minister Olivier Véran began holding a news conference, scheduled for 4:00pm (1600 GMT), during which he announced new restrictions to contain the dise...

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ACO to embark on breast cancer control campaign

ACO to embark on breast cancer control campaign

He said "2020 has been a powerful reminder that we are all in this together, and our choices and actions have the power to protect the most vulnerable among us in a big way". The Civil Society Communi...

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Ex-NJ governor Chris Christie says he's out of the hospital

Ex-NJ governor Chris Christie says he's out of the hospital

Thanks to my family & friends for their prayers. Christie is among two dozen or so people connected to Trump and the White House, including the president and first lady, who have contracted the c...

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Cardinals In Quarantine: COVID-19 Makes Landfall On Campus

Cardinals In Quarantine: COVID-19 Makes Landfall On Campus

There are now around 1,000 students in self-isolation at Lancaster University, with over 100 confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in the past week. The University of Liverpool has become the latest ...

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Missoula County reports 5th COVID-19 related death

Missoula County reports 5th COVID-19 related death

Since the end of August, the county has added 1,265 new cases and 13 new deaths. The City-Cowley County Health Department reported another death in the county related to COVID-19, according to a new...

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Second debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is officially OFF

Second debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is officially OFF

That showdown's now set to take place in Nashville, Tennessee, and given how poorly the Trump administration responded to the idea of a virtual debate this time, I don't suspect the commission wil...

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United Kingdom trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

United Kingdom trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2020 was jointly awarded to the three scientists who discovered the Hepatitis C virus . "It's a great honour and a great pleasure to receive this prize as a m...

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Second Presidential Showdown Is Cancelled After Trump’s Tantrum About Debating Remotely

The second Presidential debate has officially been canceled. "There is no medical reason to stop the October 15 debate in Miami from proceeding as scheduled, since the President will be healthy and ...

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How long can coronavirus stay on human skin? Study stresses hand washing

How long can coronavirus stay on human skin? Study stresses hand washing

The researchers verified their findings in animals and specifically characterized the RBD's ability to mediate cross-reactivity in mice since the RBD is the least conserved of the spike protein sites ...

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Commission on Presidential Debates cancels second debate

But the USA president, who has been eager to return to the campaign trail and hold live events, refused to participate in the virtual format and sought unsuccessfully to return it to an in-person de...

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U.S. medical journal unconventionally condemns Trump

U.S. medical journal unconventionally condemns Trump

The complaints include too little testing early on, not having enough protective equipment, and the lack of national leadership with issues like mask-wearing, social distancing and quarantining. "Inst...

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Jackson County reports 24 new cases of COVID-19

Jackson County reports 24 new cases of COVID-19

No new cases were reported in the other three long-term care facilities listed on the county website, Prairie Crossing Living and Rehabilitation Center in Shabbona, Oak Crest-DeKalb Area Retirement Ce...

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Second presidential debate canceled after Trump refuses to hold it virtually

Second presidential debate canceled after Trump refuses to hold it virtually

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Friday that it has canceled the October 15 debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden after Trump declined to go along with...

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Stage 2 Closures Are Reportedly Going Into Effect In Toronto, Peel & Ottawa

Stage 2 Closures Are Reportedly Going Into Effect In Toronto, Peel & Ottawa

Friday's announcement comes as Ontario is expected to report its highest-ever daily count of new COVID-19 cases. The province says more than 44,900 tests were processed in the last 24 hour period,...

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Lilly's rheumatoid arthritis drug cuts COVID-19 deaths in trial, data shows

Lilly's rheumatoid arthritis drug cuts COVID-19 deaths in trial, data shows

The experimental treatment, LY-CoV555, was developed in collaboration with the privately owned company AbCellera Biologics, with which Lilly partnered in March. The company expects to submit a subsequ...

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Syracuse University sees record number of new coronavirus cases among students

Syracuse University sees record number of new coronavirus cases among students

Students living in QU-owned housing or residence halls will be removed from campus and sent home within 48 hours of notification. Most are associated with a off-campus parties that occurred last week....

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COVID-19 virus survives on skin for 9 hours

COVID-19 virus survives on skin for 9 hours

According to scientists, the coronavirus is inactivated on the skin much faster than on plastic, steel or glass. They found that B cells that attacked previous cold-causing coronaviruses appeared to...

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US CDC acknowleges airborne transmission of COVID-19News

US CDC acknowleges airborne transmission of COVID-19News

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across the African continent has reached 1,526,000 as of Wednesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC ) said. Mar...

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Mask-free pastor holds service after WH superspreader event

Mask-free pastor holds service after WH superspreader event

In the video message, President Trump hinted that politics would not let a coronavirus vaccine be launched in America before the US Election 2020 . "I call that a cure ", he said. Miraculously f...

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Three new COVID-19 safety recommendations announced for Edmonton zone

Three new COVID-19 safety recommendations announced for Edmonton zone

The Calgary zone only recorded a three per cent climb. Clear Hills County saw two new active cases of COVID-19 confirmed as October 7th, making four now active in the municipality. "As I said on Mon...

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World Mental Health Day Support Available in Kent

World Mental Health Day Support Available in Kent

In this midst of a global pandemic, World Mental Health Day campaign is calling for greater investment in mental health. HelpGuide.org states a list of signs that social media may be impacting one...

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Russia's Covid vaccine production in PH mulled

Russia's Covid vaccine production in PH mulled

Chinese foreign ministry's Hua also said in Friday's statement that China has ample COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing capabilities and will prioritise supplying developing countries when vaccines are rea...

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Apple launches iPhone Health Records feature in UK, Canada

Apple launches iPhone Health Records feature in UK, Canada

Apple has applied for the "IPhone for life" trademark in Hong Kong, according to a new report. Furthermore, it will have an active noise reduction feature as well as a retro-style design. The smalles...

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U.S. President Trump says might hold rally in Florida on Saturday

U.S. President Trump says might hold rally in Florida on Saturday

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that he might try to attend a rally tomorrow night, probably in Florida, less than a week after he returned to White House after being hospitalized because o...

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Case Bolstered for COVID-19 Neuro Complications

Case Bolstered for COVID-19 Neuro Complications

Researchers Irene Peterson and Andrew Phillips concluded in a study published Thursday in the journal Clinical Epidemiology that "Covit-19 symptoms are the worst markers of SARS-CoV-2 (new corona ...

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GET A FLU SHOT | Cap City

GET A FLU SHOT | Cap City

But doctors, pharmacies and the public health unit are encouraging everyone to get the shot if they can. "There is more demand for the flu vaccine this year but the rumour that there is not enough...

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Ontario reports record high daily number of COVID-19 cases

Ontario reports record high daily number of COVID-19 cases

The province reports over 42,000 tests were completed over the last day. Ontario's new Liberal Leader says he gave Ford a pass on his handling of the first wave of COVID-19 because frankly it was un...

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Herd immunity call backed by British academics

Herd immunity call backed by British academics

A COVID-19 information sign in Manchester. It argues that the lockdown-heavy approach is "producing devastating effects" on public health, including "lower childhood vaccination rates, worsening cardi...

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53 more Covid 19 cases in Donegal as national total reaches 40000

53 more Covid 19 cases in Donegal as national total reaches 40000

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan last night warned that all key indicators of the vi...

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Over 80% Of Hospitalized COVID Patients Have Neurological Symptoms

Over 80% Of Hospitalized COVID Patients Have Neurological Symptoms

More than 80% of hospitalized coronavirus patients experience neurological symptoms ranging from dizziness to an altered mental state. The researchers speculated that younger people may seek h...

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USA election: Second Trump-Biden debate to be virtual amid Covid concerns

USA election: Second Trump-Biden debate to be virtual amid Covid concerns

The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced tonight (Thursday morning local time) that the pair's second debate scheduled for Miami next week should now be held virtually. No word yet...

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Trump hails antibody treatment, says he wants all patients to have it

Trump hails antibody treatment, says he wants all patients to have it

Trump said that China has to be ready to pay the price of what it has done to the world. US President Donald Trump on Thursday again sharpened his attacks on China saying coronavirus was Beijing...

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Flu shots available at all PHD clinics

Flu shots available at all PHD clinics

Monday, Oct. 5. The drive through flu clinic will operate until November 21, or when the vaccine supply runs out. Call your local PHD clinic to schedule an appointment for your flu shot today. "I ...

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Donald Trump slams Joe Biden on abortion campaign promise

Donald Trump slams Joe Biden on abortion campaign promise

The Department of Law's spokeswoman was unable to answer questions about the emails. A similar debate happened in 2016 when the Republican-led Senate blocked then-President Barack Obama's nomination. ...

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Literature Nobel awarded to American poet Louise Glück

Literature Nobel awarded to American poet Louise Glück

The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Friday and the Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. And the victor for this year's Nobel in Literature is American poet Louise Gluck. She has received severa...

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