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Canada's Covid-19 cases exceed 200000

Canada's Covid-19 cases exceed 200000

Henry said there were 1,639 active cases of the disease, of which 67 were being treated in hospital including 19 in intensive care. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Canada has passed 200,000, f...

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United Nations stockpiling billion syringes for Covid-19 vaccine

United Nations stockpiling billion syringes for Covid-19 vaccine

In September, Dr Reddy's partnered with RDIF for conducting trials and supply of Sputnik V vaccine in India. In mid-September the Gaithersburg, MD-based vaccine maker expanded the agreement with SII...

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Family flu shots by appointment coming for Elgin and Oxford: SWPH

Family flu shots by appointment coming for Elgin and Oxford: SWPH

While the flu shot will not protect against COVID-19, it will help reduce the risk of getting the flu which, if combined with COVID-19, could result in a higher risk for severe illness. Walk-ins will ...

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COVID-19 outbreak infects every resident of Kansas nursing home

COVID-19 outbreak infects every resident of Kansas nursing home

Additionally, the department says some staff members have tested positive for the virus, though a specific number was not provided. Early Monday morning, the Phillips County Review/Main Street Media...

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McConnell signals Senate Republicans don't want bigger Covid relief bill before election

McConnell signals Senate Republicans don't want bigger Covid relief bill before election

Pelosi said she anticipates wrapping up the testing and tracing language Tuesday afternoon during her call with Mnuchin, and she said she will counter the administration's proposal on OSHA and liabil...

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United Kingdom plan to be first to run

United Kingdom plan to be first to run "human challenge" Covid trials

The UK Government will initially invest £33.6 million (USD $43.5 million) in the project. The government is committing more than £30 million to the so-called human challenge trials, which mean res...

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U.S. plane passenger dies of coronavirus while on flight

U.S. plane passenger dies of coronavirus while on flight

It was not successful. NBC DFW reports that she was given oxygen before she died. "We may not know if she was aware she was sick". Officials did not disclose which airline she was flying with. While...

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Maryland back on New York's quarantine list as coronavirus hot spot

Maryland back on New York's quarantine list as coronavirus hot spot

Neighboring states Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania now meet the criteria for the travel advisory, however, according to Cuomo's office, given the interconnected nature of the region and mode ...

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Health Canada warns of counterfeit hand sanitizer possibly sold at Dollarama stores

Health Canada warns of counterfeit hand sanitizer possibly sold at Dollarama stores

If you bought hand sanitizer from Dollarama, there's a chance it could be counterfeit. "Health Canada is confirming the complete list of locations where the product was sold", the notice reads. Acco...

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Indian-American teenager scientist Anika Chebrolu wins $25K prize

Indian-American teenager scientist Anika Chebrolu wins $25K prize

Now, a 14-year-old Indian-American scientist may have started the path for the discovery of a cure. She wanted to find a cure for influenza. "After spending so much time researching about pandemics ,...

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Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be available in Britain before spring - adviser

Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be available in Britain before spring - adviser

Russian Federation will send Indian regulators weekly data updates from its trial, a source told Reuters on Saturday, after plans to hold Phase III trials in India were briefly put on ice. As per thei...

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COVID-19 in Canada

COVID-19 in Canada

Peel reported 136 new cases Tuesday, Ottawa 79, and York 64. Ghosts and goblins in Ontario's COVID-19 hot zones are being advised not to go trick-or-treating. The backlog of people waiting for test ...

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Area Woman Died of COVID-19 While on Flight Home

Area Woman Died of COVID-19 While on Flight Home

Attributing the information to NBC 5 Dallas-Forth Worth, TheHill.com said she was having trouble breathing and was given oxygen before she died. The woman of a Texas woman is reeling now that more...

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Four additional deaths, 898 new COVID-19 cases found since Friday

Four additional deaths, 898 new COVID-19 cases found since Friday

The majority of the province's active cases can be found in the Edmonton region, which accounts for 1,604 of the 3,138 total. Active coronavirus cases in Alberta are now higher than they've ever bee...

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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Iron County

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Iron County

The province is actively monitoring 4,028 people who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19. "There has been some questions that have arisen...about a second wave...and one can say...

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New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Push Wyoming Past 8,000

New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Push Wyoming Past 8,000

A total of 3,992 North Carolinians have died because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prairie Crossing Living and Rehabilitation Center in Shabbona still reports three cases, Oak Crest-DeKalb Area Retirement...

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United Kingdom paves way for first tests to expose people to coronavirus

United Kingdom paves way for first tests to expose people to coronavirus

The UK government said on Tuesday that it will invest 33.6 million British pounds ($43.5m) in the Human Challenge Programme in partnership with Imperial College London, laboratory and trial services c...

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Trump Will Still Debate Despite New Mic-Muting Rule

Trump Will Still Debate Despite New Mic-Muting Rule

Mr Biden has a commanding lead nationally in opinion polls with two weeks to go until the election. The Curb Event Center at Belmont University is decorated for the presidential debate Friday, O...

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United Kingdom to infect healthy volunteers to speed up vaccine efforts

United Kingdom to infect healthy volunteers to speed up vaccine efforts

The researchers would use the results to study how vaccines might work and to explore potential treatments. "Our number one priority is the safety of the volunteers". "There is much we can learn in ...

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Three Toronto hospitals dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks

Coronavirus Canada Updates: Three Toronto hospitals dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks

At St. Joseph's, COVID is impacting four units. She said an additional 13 staff members have tested positive for the virus. "We will be implementing widespread testing of staff and patients in the...

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Latest Pharmacy News: UK backs Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Latest Pharmacy News: UK backs Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

This is known as a virus characterisation study. As soon as COVID-19 vaccines successfully emerge from trials and are licensed and recommended for use, the world will need as many syringes as do...

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Canada-US Border Closure Extended Another Month

Canada-US Border Closure Extended Another Month

Hard-hit airlines and the battered tourism sector are nonetheless pressuring Justin Trudeau's government to loosen restrictions. The current agreement on the U.S. The president's actions unrelated...

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Thurston County announces 12 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

Thurston County announces 12 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

The Wyoming death total from COVID-19 remains unchanged at 57. The Fairfax Health District has a cumulative total of 22,916 cases, 617 deaths, and 2,239 hospitalizations. "Here in B.C. we've mana...

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Covid-19 caseload in India crosses 75-lakh mark

Covid-19 caseload in India crosses 75-lakh mark

This wave flattened through August and September, largely due to a recent plateau in daily cases in the U.S. and Brazil . The Australian state of Victoria reported four new COVID-19 cases on Mond...

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'TIDAL WAVE': Demand for flu vaccines during COVID way up

'TIDAL WAVE': Demand for flu vaccines during COVID way up

HMC said that this is in line with health experts' warnings of the importance of getting the vaccine this year more than ever. Because flu and COVID-19 share similar symptoms, "it has the potential ...

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1,283 new Covid-19 cases confirmed, three further deaths

1,283 new Covid-19 cases confirmed, three further deaths

DPH reported 766 new cases across the state and 19 new deaths Monday. There have been 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 1,283 New c...

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Cuomo: Be Skeptical Of Any Vaccine Approved By FDA And CDC

Cuomo: Be Skeptical Of Any Vaccine Approved By FDA And CDC

They're damaged down by three color-coded classes: crimson, being essentially the most extreme, orange and yellow. "We do not condone any behavior that puts people at risk and pledge to keep working...

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High court to review two cases involving Trump border policy

High court to review two cases involving Trump border policy

One case will deal with the Trump administration policy known informally as "Remain in Mexico", which began in January 2019. By the time the court hears the case, lawyers for the American Civil Libe...

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56-case superspreader in Mid-West linked to man who travelled abroad

56-case superspreader in Mid-West linked to man who travelled abroad

According to a report from the Department of Public Health in Munster, the unnamed man did not restrict his movements after he returned from a trip overseas, leading to multiple outbreaks and clusters...

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Trick-or-treating for Halloween not recommended, health unit says

Trick-or-treating for Halloween not recommended, health unit says

Not congregate or linger at doorsteps and do not forget to line up two metres apart if waiting. Williams is also recommending that you check with your local municipality or public health unit for an...

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UN Stockpiling Billion Syringes for COVID-19 Vaccine

UN Stockpiling Billion Syringes for COVID-19 Vaccine

Logistics experts say most of Africa and much of Southeast Asia, Central Asia and Latin America lack the infrastructure to preserve even more conventional vaccines. "And that may be the direction we e...

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Canada-U.S. land border closure extended into November

Canada-U.S. land border closure extended into November

Segal said small spikes in immigration inquiries are common in US election years, but in 2016 she received just a couple dozen. Land borders between Canada and the United States will remain clos...

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Stearns County Reports 113 New Cases, 1 More Death from COVID-19

Stearns County Reports 113 New Cases, 1 More Death from COVID-19

There have been no new deaths reported to the HPSC today. Washtenaw County has seen one of the state's biggest one-week increases of COVID-19, according to data released on Monday, Oct. As of 2pm to...

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29 more Covid-19 deaths, over 2,500 fresh cases in Uttar Pradesh

29 more Covid-19 deaths, over 2,500 fresh cases in Uttar Pradesh

In a statement, the Department said that no deaths had been confirmed. On Sunday, neighboring Arizona reported 742 new cases and three deaths. As of 2pm today, 298 patients with Covid-19 are hospi...

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ISDH reports 1629 new cases of COVID-19

ISDH reports 1629 new cases of COVID-19

Three of these friends infected their families, while another felt unwell and contacted the GP to arrange a Covid-19 test. She had the test in the morning but by afternoon she felt a bit better and ...

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