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Health officials announce 223 new coronavirus cases in BC

Health officials announce 223 new coronavirus cases in BC

After reporting the second record-breaking daily numbers for the second day in a row, the health official said she may be forced to impose stricter gathering restrictions in B.C . Public health offic...

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Some countries on risky path to epidemic

Some countries on risky path to epidemic

He said that they are now urging leaders to take immediate action. "The trend in many countries is being risky, with hospitals and intensive care units already reaching their capacity limits or ex...

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Quebec reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, 26 more deaths

The Quebec City area is already under a partial lockdown, with bars, gyms and entertainment venues closed. She was joined at the news conference by local mayors including Quebec City Mayor Regis Lab...

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89 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Sunday

89 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Sunday

There are no new community cases of Covid-19 to report today and just one in managed isolation. There are now more than 2.3 million users on the Ministry of Health's Covid-19 tracing app having re...

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President Mike Pence's aide Marc Short tests positive for coronavirus

President Mike Pence's aide Marc Short tests positive for coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite an apparent outbreak of COVID-19 among his senior aides, the White House says. Trump and his aides ...

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ONTARIO: Province should urgently address staffing shortages in nursing homes, commission says

ONTARIO: Province should urgently address staffing shortages in nursing homes, commission says

The province released that staffing study in July in response to the inquiry about Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a long-term care nurse who used severe staffing shortages to her advantage. But most will want ...

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22 residents at Galway nursing home test positive for Covid-19

22 residents at Galway nursing home test positive for Covid-19

The extent of the outbreak only emerged after one resident, who had been admitted to hospital, tested positive for Covid-19. Staff are working closely with the HSE Public Health Team and HIQA. "Clea...

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Ontario COVID-19 cases top 1,000 for 1st time

Ontario COVID-19 cases top 1,000 for 1st time

There have now been 69,331 cases in Ontario, of which 59,424 people have recovered, including 625 since the last report. A group of politicians from Halton are asking the province's top doctor to re...

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Sunnybrook hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak

Sunnybrook hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak

The hospital remains open for all clinics, procedures, and emergency visits. Toronto is dealing with yet another COVID-19 outbreak at a hospital. An outbreak is defined as two COVID-19 cases withi...

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Mouthwash, oral rinses may help 'inactivate' coronavirus

Mouthwash, oral rinses may help 'inactivate' coronavirus

To examine this, a team from Penn State University exposed human liver cells in culture with mixed solutions containing HCoV‐229e and either mouthwash, a nasal rinse product, or baby shampoo dilut...

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Less Chaos As Trump, Biden Clash In The Last 2020 Presidential Debate

Less Chaos As Trump, Biden Clash In The Last 2020 Presidential Debate

The debate also comes amid a flood of political news out of Washington that could impact talking points. The Commission on Presidential Debates says it will mute the microphones of both candidates d...

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Jimmy Kimmel Reflects On The Heart Surgeries His Child Had

Jimmy Kimmel Reflects On The Heart Surgeries His Child Had

Advocating for the importance of health care for people with preexisting conditions, Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday revisited a hard time for his family and encouraged viewers to "vote with your heart" in...

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COVID-19 in IL: 6161 New Cases, 63 Additional Deaths

COVID-19 in IL: 6161 New Cases, 63 Additional Deaths

In addition, the state has had 17,586 probable cases and 340 probable deaths. Montana officials announced Friday that there is now an online complaint form for people to report violations of COVID-1...

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OH breaks daily COVID-19 diagnosis record again with 2,858 new cases

OH breaks daily COVID-19 diagnosis record again with 2,858 new cases

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,802. "The good news on the horizon is that vaccines look promising ", Fauci told CNN in an intervi...

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Coronavirus | 61% recoveries reported from six States/UTs, says Health Ministry

Coronavirus | 61% recoveries reported from six States/UTs, says Health Ministry

With 1,59,346 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries has reached 69.4 lakh. The death toll i...

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Lake Tahoe livestream concert dedicated to Rotary's End Polio Now campaign

Lake Tahoe livestream concert dedicated to Rotary's End Polio Now campaign

A five-dose vial of the vaccine costs $3.10. Ms Meredith, a long-time state and federal government adviser, said the threat of polio lingers everywhere while it remains anywhere. The number of patie...

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County Health Department continues to operate Drive Up and Park flu clinics

County Health Department continues to operate Drive Up and Park flu clinics

Over the last 24 hours alone, almost 60,000 additional doses have been delivered. She added there may be "temporary shortages" in some physicians' offices and pharmacies. 21, and continue until mid-...

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Mitch McConnell Responds to Questions About His Discolored & Bandaged Hands

Mitch McConnell Responds to Questions About His Discolored & Bandaged Hands

McConnell told reporters on Thursday that there are "no concerns" about his health when asked about the bruises, according to CNN . Instead, he offered up an "of course not" when asked by reporters...

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Fauci suggests nationwide mask requirement as virus numbers climb

Fauci suggests nationwide mask requirement as virus numbers climb

President Trump has a long record of mocking masks, even recently promoting a misleading anti-mask talking point during a televised NBC town hall event, that falsely claims most people who we...

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U.S. CDC reports 223,393 total deaths from coronavirus

U.S. CDC reports 223,393 total deaths from coronavirus

That compares with about 216,000 COVID-19 deaths reported by October 15. A report on the outbreak was published Wednesday in the CDC's Morbidity and Morality Weekly Report . The revised definition is...

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S.Korea's forensic team found no links between flu shot, boy's death

S.Korea's forensic team found no links between flu shot, boy's death

A lot of them had underlying diseases, health authorities said . A thorough investigation is under way to find the exact cause of their deaths, as well as epidemiological investigations, including au...

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Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trials set to resume

Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trials set to resume

Johnson & Johnson said in a statement Friday it is preparing to resume recruitment in a late-stage trial of its vaccine after consultation with the U.S. Stoffels said patient privacy rules preve...

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75 new cases confirmed in county; record one-day 2,219 statewide

75 new cases confirmed in county; record one-day 2,219 statewide

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Saturday reported 72 new cases of coronavirus in Westmoreland County. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the county over 5,000 to 5011; the...

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CDC COVID-19 Contact Tracing

CDC COVID-19 Contact Tracing "Close Contact" Definition Expanded

Whether someone has come into close contact with an infected individual is not limited exclusively to time and space considerations. It also underscores the importance of mask-wearing to prevent sprea...

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COVID-19 Ontario: Coronavirus cases spike to unprecedented levels

Six more deaths have been reported, while 625 more cases are now resolved. Another 40 thousand tests were completed over the last day but a backlog of 35,436. There are now 6,821 active cases of the...

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Donald Trump to vote early in Florida on Saturday

Donald Trump to vote early in Florida on Saturday

He voted by mail in two elections since he switched his address to Florida . On Thursday, 12 days before the election, early voting surpassed the total number of early votes cast in 2016. Trump has...

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Trick Or Treat Times For Towns Across Western New York

Trick Or Treat Times For Towns Across Western New York

If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 second before and after preparing the bags. "It is also important to remember that if you have COVID-19 or you m...

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AstraZeneca Resumes US COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

AstraZeneca Resumes US COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

The Brazilian volunteer was participating in a stage-three trial - the final step before mass production - though it's unclear whether they were administered the vaccine itself or simply a placebo. ...

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Punjab PA building turns pink for awareness about breast cancer

Punjab PA building turns pink for awareness about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the radiologists' association is encouraging women to go to their appointments and reminding them that it is safe to have a screening. Punjab Assembly buil...

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Chinese City To Offer Experimental COVID Vaccine To Residents For $60

Chinese City To Offer Experimental COVID Vaccine To Residents For $60

Next, scientists could test if a Covid vaccine prevents infection. But the strategy requires a solid base of information about both the disease and the vaccine in order to justify the risks. "It's...

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U.S. sets coronavirus infection record with 83,000 in single day

U.S. sets coronavirus infection record with 83,000 in single day

The U.S. set a record Thursday as the number of new coronavirus cases rose to over 77,000, topping the previous record in July. The United States has reported over the past week an average of 60,000 n...

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Around 1 million lives in U.S. can be saved by wearing masks

Around 1 million lives in U.S. can be saved by wearing masks

On Friday, the United States recorded more than 70,000 coronavirus infections within one day, in what was the highest number of daily cases since July. IHME's Director, Chris Murray, said during a med...

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87 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday

87 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday

Public Health Ontario is reporting 87 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases this week. "Folks in Halton, I know they're doing a great job, but it'...

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European countries set new record in daily cases

European countries set new record in daily cases

On Friday, the U.S. recorded 69,478 new cases, the highest single-day total since July 24 and the fifth-highest single-day total since the start of the pandemic. Public health officials have attribut...

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Germany readies for coronavirus vaccine before end of year - Bild

Germany readies for coronavirus vaccine before end of year - Bild

The trials in Brazil, the third-hardest-hit country in the world by total number of cases, continued after Oxford-AstraZeneca claimed its investigation of the volunteer's death had determined there we...

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