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USA coronavirus hospitalisations hit two-month peak, United States News & Top Stories

The rising numbers in new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, both in the US and throughout the world, signal the resurgence of a viral pandemic that has already claimed over 220,000 American lives a...

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Convalescent Plasma Therapy of Little Benefit for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Convalescent Plasma Therapy of Little Benefit for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Two other global studies also failed to find a benefit of convalescent plasma , but those were stopped early because too few eligible patients were enrolled. "China study because of inadequate patien...

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Comparing Biden's And Trump's Different Visions For Health Care

Comparing Biden's And Trump's Different Visions For Health Care

It is going to be announced very soon when we see what happens with Obamacare, which is not good. "It will be so good if they end it because we will come up with a plan". For either candidate, fixing ...

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Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic

Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic

Turcotte adds that the provincial government has said it is acquiring 5.1-million flu vaccine doses this year - 700,000 more than usual. This will be a drive-thru clinic, and masks are required. "Phar...

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Belgian foreign minister Wilmes in intensive care with COVID

Belgian foreign minister Wilmes in intensive care with COVID

Alexander De Croo, who took over as prime minister at the start of October, said on Twitter he hoped she would recover swiftly. "She is conscious and can communicate", said her spokeswoman, confirmi...

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Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 777 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The 14 day incidence of the virus per 100 thousand people has increased to 306 nationally. There have been seven new deaths and 777 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the State this evening. In a so...

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COVID-19: Health officials expand definition of 'close contact'

COVID-19: Health officials expand definition of 'close contact'

The US is battling a resurgence of the coronavirus, which has pushed the number of daily cases to levels not seen since July, at a time when the weather is getting colder and people are spending more ...

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Poor Covid-19 response causes 130k-210k avoidable deaths in US

Poor Covid-19 response causes 130k-210k avoidable deaths in US

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar attributed the increase in cases nationwide to behavior of individuals, saying household gatherings have become a "major vector of disease spread". In Tennessee, hospit...

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Trump posts unedited 60 Minutes interview he walked out of

Trump posts unedited 60 Minutes interview he walked out of

Furthermore, he was incensed - in a truly s-tty state of mind. It goes on to share that 'Few journalists have the presidential interview experience that Lesley Stahl has delivered over her decad...

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Saskatchewan adds 57 new cases of COVID-19; active cases at 469

Saskatchewan adds 57 new cases of COVID-19; active cases at 469

She appreciates why it is necessary and families are understanding, but she worries it will exacerbate "the loneliness and the helplessness and the boredom that some people already experience in long-...

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Clark County voter turnout near 30% with latest batch of ballots

Clark County voter turnout near 30% with latest batch of ballots

Outside of Regina and Saskatoon, the Martensville-Warman constituency had the largest number of residents applying to vote by mail, with 1,146 applications approved. That voter's eligibility also need...

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Ford's

Ford's "had it" with insurance companies refusing to help during pandemic

In addition, coaches, volunteers, and minor sports associations would be covered. The new legislation would be retroactive to March 17, 2020 and provides legal protection to persons or organizations...

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Trump and Biden clash sharply over pandemic in less chaotic final debate

Trump and Biden clash sharply over pandemic in less chaotic final debate

In the real world that might not be seen as an unusual act, but it evoked comparisons among political junkies with Republican President George H.W. Bush glancing at his watch during a 1992 debate with...

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Twenty Covid-19 patients being treated at LUH

Twenty Covid-19 patients being treated at LUH

Of the 117 Covid-19 hospital deaths so far recorded as happening on October 17, 45 were in north-west England, with 10 recorded by Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. More talks are...

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Fears grow in S. Korea over suspected flu shot deaths

Fears grow in S. Korea over suspected flu shot deaths

Since 2009, some 25 people who received a seasonal flu vaccination have died, but cause-and-effect has not been established, Jeong said . The others were mostly in their 70s or 80s and had underlying...

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US Mortality Data Indicates COVID-19 Death Toll Nearly Double

US Mortality Data Indicates COVID-19 Death Toll Nearly Double

Previously, the CDC defined "close contact" as a continuous 15 minutes within two metres of someone who has tested positive for the virus. "CDC is science-based and data-driven, and as a effect as w...

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Judiciary Committee Democrats To Boycott Barrett Vote

Judiciary Committee Democrats To Boycott Barrett Vote

The meeting, one of a series between senators and Barrett, came on the eve of a Senate Judiciary Committee vote on the nomination, which is expected to be before the full Senate for a final vote as ea...

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CDC redefines 'close contact' to include multiple brief encounters

CDC redefines 'close contact' to include multiple brief encounters

None of the individual interactions lasted 15 minutes but together added up to more than that amount over time . Repeated brief encounters with the same person are now considered close contact, a...

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'No safety concerns' with Oxford coronavirus vaccine despite death of volunteer

'No safety concerns' with Oxford coronavirus vaccine despite death of volunteer

In this regard, Bharat Biotech has partnered with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to develop a fully indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 using the virus strain isolated at ICMR's National Instit...

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FM slams Chancellor as Scotland misses out on extra covid cash

FM slams Chancellor as Scotland misses out on extra covid cash

Scotland has also extended their circuit breaker until at least 2 November, and it is expected that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will announce a new five tiered lockdown system. "First Minister Ni...

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Senate panel advances Barrett Supreme Court nomination; Democrats boycott vote

Senate panel advances Barrett Supreme Court nomination; Democrats boycott vote

Republicans simply changed the committee rules and voted anyway. But as Senate Republicans pushed ahead with Barrett's confirmation, a process unprecedented in recent history for its speed and pro...

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Ontario reports 841 new COVID-19 cases, another hospital outbreak

Ontario reports 841 new COVID-19 cases, another hospital outbreak

The UK government on Wednesday launched a new campaign to highlight the far-reaching impact of "Long Covid", or the long-term effects of COVID-19, and that it affects people of all ages. NY was among ...

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FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: the antiviral remdesivir

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: the antiviral remdesivir

For the past five months, the drug, along with a few others, have been dispensed under an emergency use authorization. Approval means the drug's maker, Gilead, provided more information to the FDA on ...

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British study finds traits tied to enduring COVID-19 symptoms

British study finds traits tied to enduring COVID-19 symptoms

Besides an ethnicity column on death certificates, the other measures set out by the minister include a new "Community Champions" scheme, worth up to 25 million pounds, to provide funding to enhance...

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NM prioritizes COVID-19 vaccine distribution

NM prioritizes COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Weaver said. While health care workers would get first priority, elderly residents with underlying health conditions would be offered the COVID-19 vaccine before other members of the general populat...

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Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses May Inactivate Human Coronaviruses

Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses May Inactivate Human Coronaviruses

Nonetheless, neither of these studies can guarantee we'd see the same outcomes in tests with human participants, and there's a lot we don't know about how products like mouthwash and oral rinses mig...

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UK Begins Controversial Coronavirus Challenge Trial

UK Begins Controversial Coronavirus Challenge Trial

The scientists will test gradually increasing doses of virus on up to 90 healthy volunteers from 18 to 30 years old until they reach a level that reliably infects them. In the US, the National Institu...

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Coronavirus: Scotland heads for new tiered system as COVID-19 restrictions extended

A restriction against gatherings in people's homes will also continue until November 2. Coronavirus restrictions in Scotland are being extended for another week, taking the nation into a new tiere...

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CDC Says Which is More Deadly: The Flu or COVID-19

CDC Says Which is More Deadly: The Flu or COVID-19

Global Positioning System in Northern Ireland are being forced to cancel flu clinics as the country has run out of stock for the under-65s vaccine. Last year, Canada ordered 11.2 million doses. PHA he...

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Scientists Have Discovered A New Organ In The Throat By Accident

Scientists Have Discovered A New Organ In The Throat By Accident

More research is needed to conclude whether these mysterious structures are newly discovered organs, or one of the hundreds of minor salivary glands in the mouth and throat. The doctors had injected a...

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Sen. Dan Sullivan says he will support Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Sullivan announced his support Wednesday, as the Republican-led Senate pushes to confirm Barrett in the coming days. The speed likely puts Judge Barrett on the high court a week before the November ...

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Brief Contact May Increase COVID-19 Risk — CDC

Brief Contact May Increase COVID-19 Risk — CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) report released on Tuesday. The findings could affect how people gather as the weather grows cooler. Butler said the increases are taking part acro...

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Number of South Koreans dying after flu shot rises, prompting vaccine worries

Number of South Koreans dying after flu shot rises, prompting vaccine worries

The head of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), Jeong Eun-kyeong, said at a press briefing that his agency is now carrying out thorough investigations into the deaths of nine peo...

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Severe COVID-19 patients may be best donors for plasma therapy

Severe COVID-19 patients may be best donors for plasma therapy

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued a big statement on Tuesday regarding plasma therapy , which is touted as a life saving intervention for patients suffering from severe Covid-19. T...

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China's vaccine to be included in Brazil's immunization program

China's vaccine to be included in Brazil's immunization program

The Chinese-developed vaccine Bolsonaro referred to is now being tested in Sao Paulo at the Butantan Institute, which would produce the vaccine under the plan laid out by Health Minister Eduardo Pazue...

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