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Kahnawake convoy shows support for Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia

Kahnawake convoy shows support for Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia

Flames from a fire at a lobster pound used by Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia were so intense, they woke up a nearby resident who filmed the devastation from the steps of her home. The Mounties have...

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India could beat COVID-19 by February, conditions apply!!

India could beat COVID-19 by February, conditions apply!!

The Covid-19 recovery rate in the country has also risen to 88.03 per cent. There are 7,83,311 active cases of coronavirus infections now. The active caseload was below the 8 lakh mark (7,85,996...

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Indian-American Teen Anika Chebrolu Wins $25,000 Prize For Potential Covid Treatment

Indian-American Teen Anika Chebrolu Wins $25,000 Prize For Potential Covid Treatment

Dmitriy Stuzhuk poses with his daughter. After getting ill, he wrote, "I want to share how I got sick and to strongly warn everyone". "I was one who thought that Covid does not exist ..." He...

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Over 90000 people took the flu vaccine in a week

Over 90000 people took the flu vaccine in a week

Authorities are reminding everyone that if they have flu-like symptoms but are not sure whether it is flu or COVID-19, to call 16000. The adjusted vaccines may result in more of the mild side effect...

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Chief public health officer calls for continued 'collective effort' against COVID-19

Chief public health officer calls for continued 'collective effort' against COVID-19

The COVID-19 case count in October surpassed September's record total on Friday, when 99 new cases of COVID-19 were reported. As of today, residents of long-term care homes in Toronto, Peel Region a...

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Ukrainian Influencer Who Thought Covid-19 Wasn't Real Succumbs to Coronavirus Infection

Ukrainian Influencer Who Thought Covid-19 Wasn't Real Succumbs to Coronavirus Infection

By June 9 , Johns Hopkins data shows that the United States is flat and has an average of 20,340 new cases daily. The cases were mostly clustered in NY, with minor explosions in places like Washing...

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55 new Covid-19 cases in Limerick; 1283 reported nationally

55 new Covid-19 cases in Limerick; 1283 reported nationally

Hospitalizations have grown in recent days, with 751 COVID-19 patients in county medical centers as of Sunday. Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center agrees with the state on the o...

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Johnson & Johnson Pauses Vaccine Trials Due to 'Unexplained Illness' in Parti

Johnson & Johnson Pauses Vaccine Trials Due to 'Unexplained Illness' in Parti

Russian Federation has had more than 1.3 million infections, the fourth highest globally after the United States, India and Brazil, and added a record 14,231 new cases over the last day. Marsudi was t...

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Pence addresses fly on his head throughout VP debate

Pence addresses fly on his head throughout VP debate

But if Donald Trump tells us we should take it, I'm not taking it". The insect landed on the vice president's head during the latter half of Wednesday's debate and remained there for almost tw...

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Oxford scientists develop rapid test to detect COVID-19 virus

Oxford scientists develop rapid test to detect COVID-19 virus

Olsen, associate professor of biochemistry and structural biology at UT Health San Antonio. Antibodies produced by the body's immune system bind to part of this protein and block the ability of this "...

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Coronavirus risk lowered for this blood type, studies suggest

Coronavirus risk lowered for this blood type, studies suggest

A growing body of evidence suggests those who have blood type O may be less likely to contract coronavirus and typically experience less severe symptoms when they do come down with the illness. Peop...

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Preliminary results show Chinese COVID-19 vaccine safe: The Lancet

Preliminary results show Chinese COVID-19 vaccine safe: The Lancet

The nod came after the Hyderabad-based company submitted a reworked application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on October 13 with more information on phase 2 and 3 trials. RDIF CEO K...

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62212 new cases

India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62212 new cases

The total number of recoveries have surged to 64,53,779 and exceed active cases of COVID-19 by 56,49,251. Among other severely affected states, Karnataka has 1,13,557 active cases; while 6,20,008 pe...

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Blood type O least vulnerable to Covid; A, AB at most risk

Blood type O least vulnerable to Covid; A, AB at most risk

But the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on individuals with congenital heart defects, who are generally younger than those with adult-onset heart disease, was unknown. Though the study sample was small...

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Ontario reports 783 new cases of COVID-19, 136 in Peel

Ontario reports 783 new cases of COVID-19, 136 in Peel

The new hires will help track, trace and isolate new cases of COVID-19 and many will be starting in the coming days. On Friday, the province confirmed that nine people died due to the disease. Jus...

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Healthy Young People May Have to Wait Until 2022 for COVID Vaccine

Healthy Young People May Have to Wait Until 2022 for COVID Vaccine

Pfizer's predictions mean that its vaccine, called BNT162b2, may not be ready before the USA elections, as the president of the country, Donald Trump, had said on occasion, who stated that he expecte...

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Wales bars travelers from UK COVID-19 hotspots

Wales bars travelers from UK COVID-19 hotspots

Drakeford today explained to viewers that holiday providers in Wales should not accept half-term bookings from people in areas of the United Kingdom with high levels of coronavirus , and said that ex...

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550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 21 newly confirmed deaths in Mass.

550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 21 newly confirmed deaths in Mass.

That marks an increase of 550 cases since Friday. Under current travel rules, anyone entering MA from other states must complete a MA travel form and isolation within two weeks, except that a COVID-19...

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India begins selecting people for priority coronavirus vaccines

India begins selecting people for priority coronavirus vaccines

Clinical trials of an experimental vaccine against COVID-19 which is being developed by France's Sanofi and USA biotech firm Translate Bio are on track to begin before the end of the year after positi...

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Your blood type may determine how sick you get from COVID

Your blood type may determine how sick you get from COVID

While no significant difference in the rate of infection was found between blood groups "A", "AB", and "B" types, the study did suggest that the first two are associated with an increased risk of se...

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Johnson 'will need to intervene' in Greater Manchester if no Covid agreement

Johnson 'will need to intervene' in Greater Manchester if no Covid agreement

But our efforts would be so much more effective if we work together'. Another one and a half million people in England will be living under the strictest coronavirus restrictions from tomorrow, as...

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Federal judge: Surveillance of governor's vacation home shows kidnapping plot was serious

Federal judge: Surveillance of governor's vacation home shows kidnapping plot was serious

This booking photo provided by the Delaware Department of Justice shows Barry Croft . A Wisconsin Dells man has been charged in connection to a plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Bu...

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November is soonest Pfizer can seek COVID vaccine OK

Pfizer won't apply for FDA emergency use authorization before the third week of November, Bourla wrote in an open letter on Friday. China has said that while reasonable profits for companies a...

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COVID-19: Herd immunity approach is 'fallacy', scientists bat for lockdowns

COVID-19: Herd immunity approach is 'fallacy', scientists bat for lockdowns

The Lancet letter, called the "John Snow Memorandum", notes countries that mounted a robust public health response to the virus, including Japan, Vietnam and New Zealand, effectively controlled trans...

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Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu Shots

Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu Shots

The flu case, confirmed by the NMDOH Scientific Laboratory in Albuquerque, is that of a teenager living in southeast New Mexico. The flu shot starts to offer partial protection immediately, but take...

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York Region will officially move into modified Stage 2

York Region will officially move into modified Stage 2

Under the modified Stage 2, restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments, including nightclubs and food courts in malls, will no longer be able to provide indoor dining services. There we...

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NPHET Recommends All Counties Move To Level Five Restrictions

NPHET Recommends All Counties Move To Level Five Restrictions

Household visits were also restricted to essential circumstances across the rest of the Republic, which is in Level 3 of the five-level coronavirus alert system. He said the Cabinet is not due to meet...

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Calgary Zone now under watch status as coronavirus cases rise

Calgary Zone now under watch status as coronavirus cases rise

According to data from the Government of Alberta , there are now 2,738 cases in the entire province. Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will give an update on case counts for the nov...

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir has 'little effect' on death risks, says WHO

Coronavirus: Remdesivir has 'little effect' on death risks, says WHO

Gilead said the data have "not undergone rigorous review". "The drug is only part of it". President Donald Trump took Remdesivir when he was recovering from the virus earlier this month, among other...

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Swalwell Accuses Graham of Committing a Felony On Camera

Swalwell Accuses Graham of Committing a Felony On Camera

The remark, which drew quick condemnation from Graham's Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison , came during discussion of Supreme Court super precedent - rulings that the court no longer hears cases o...

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B.C. confirms first case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a child

B.C. confirms first case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a child

She explained the child is under the age of five and has fully recovered. On Thursday, Henry's update included the first confirmed case of multi-system inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a rare conditio...

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Census Bureau announces end to population count after Supreme Court action

Census Bureau announces end to population count after Supreme Court action

But any inaccurate count means loss of money. Now, it's ending two weeks early. The Supreme Court justices' ruling came as the nation's largest association of statisticians, and even the U.S. "The...

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US Hoping For Two COVID-19 Vaccines By End Of November

He described the offer as a response to popular demand: 'Some colleagues from the United Nations have asked about this, and we will not remain indifferent to them'. Last month, President Donald Trump ...

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COVID-19: This one blood group is less vulnerable to coronavirus

COVID-19: This one blood group is less vulnerable to coronavirus

However, blood types A and AB are at most risk and vulnerable to the infection. In the first study, researchers compared Danish health registry data from over 473,000 individuals tested for COVID-19...

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$80 unproven coronavirus vaccine rolled out in eastern Chinese city of Jiaxing

The cold chain network which the hospital created can deliver the vaccine in less than 30 mins and in maximum 48 hours across the country. They aim to deliver tens of millions of doses in the United...

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