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Alberta hospital worker strike ruled illegal by Alberta Labour Relations Board

Alberta hospital worker strike ruled illegal by Alberta Labour Relations Board

The union representing Alberta health-care staff who walked off the job Monday to protest recent cuts says its members will return to work after the province's labour relations board ruled they acted ...

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Asymptomatic Covid patients lose antibodies more rapidly, says study

Asymptomatic Covid patients lose antibodies more rapidly, says study

Kelly Beaver, Managing Director of Public Affairs at Ipsos MORI said: "Over 365,000 members of the public have volunteered to take part in this at home antibody study which involves a small finger...

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Latest update on confirmed Covid-19 cases in Offaly and Ireland

Latest update on confirmed Covid-19 cases in Offaly and Ireland

Sadly, a further 13 deaths have been reported. The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 58,767, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths stands at 1,890. The national 14 day ...

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Philadelphia police to boost presence following shooting

Philadelphia police to boost presence following shooting

Gripp said investigators are reviewing footage of the incident. According to police, 30 officers were injured in the protests, majority from being struck by projectiles such as bricks and rocks. O...

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Study Reveals Artificially Sweetened Drinks May Not Be Healthier Than Sugary Drinks

Study Reveals Artificially Sweetened Drinks May Not Be Healthier Than Sugary Drinks

The volunteers for the study were divided into three groups: nonconsumers, low consumers and high consumers of diet or sugary beverages . The category of "sugary beverages" included soft drinks ...

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COVID19: United Kingdom study dispels herd immunity theory

COVID19: United Kingdom study dispels herd immunity theory

The idea that COVID-19 herd immunity can be achieved naturally, by a large proportion of the population contracting the virus , has been debunked by a United Kingdom study showing that coronavirus ...

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UK Covid death toll passes 60,000 for the first time

UK Covid death toll passes 60,000 for the first time

Meanwhile, separate figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of weekly registered deaths involving coronavirus rose by more than half in seven days. Breaking down the 761 de...

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Another Covid-19 case confirmed at Bedale High School

Another Covid-19 case confirmed at Bedale High School

In his letter to families, Liverpool Superintendent Mark Potter did not say when the LHS student with coronavirus was last in school. The school district released the latest numbers on its COVID-1...

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Study suggests coronavirus immunity drops after 3 months

Study suggests coronavirus immunity drops after 3 months

Research by Imperial College London estimated just 4.4 percent of adults had some form of immunity against COVID-19 in September when cases began to increase again. Derek Hill, a professor of medica...

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Trudeau urges COVID-19 compliance as fatigue sets in and cases spike

Trudeau urges COVID-19 compliance as fatigue sets in and cases spike

Trudeau said that the pandemic "really sucks", saying that the increasing cases in Canada could lead to cancellations of in-person Christmas celebrations, or Halloween. "We have a better understanding...

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Two Schools Closed, Family Gatherings Limited as BC's COVID-19 Cases Rise

Two Schools Closed, Family Gatherings Limited as BC's COVID-19 Cases Rise

Social gatherings are now limited to immediate household residents plus a "safe six" social bubble. During her briefing, Henry also announced a new public health order limiting household gathering...

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Gasly feels he is driving better than ever

Gasly feels he is driving better than ever

Verstappen is on a long-term contract at Red Bull and a proven race victor, while Albon has struggled to match the Dutchman's performance. When asked after Sunday's race at Portimao what the blac...

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Vaccine could be effective despite natural Covid-19 antibodies fall - scientists

Vaccine could be effective despite natural Covid-19 antibodies fall - scientists

Moreover, asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited COVID-19 symptoms, according to the study published on October 27. The issue...

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Pfizer tops 3Q earnings views, makes progress on COVID shot

Pfizer tops 3Q earnings views, makes progress on COVID shot

He added that the company's contract with the USA government requires it to deliver a coronavirus vaccine by March. The update on the trial comes as Pfizer reports a mixed quarter. 'Who the vaccin...

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Boots to launch 12-minute Covid-19 tests

Boots to launch 12-minute Covid-19 tests

Those tests will be available in 10 stores this week (including in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow), before rolling out to 50 stores throughout November, with scope to extend to ...

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U.S. Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick Barrett

U.S. Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick Barrett

Biden if elected would come under considerable pressure from the left to add seats to the court to dilute the high court's conservative majority. Republicans confirmed Barrett just eight days before t...

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Feds finish examine combining Eli Lilly, Gilead COVID-19 therapies

Feds finish examine combining Eli Lilly, Gilead COVID-19 therapies

The study of the monoclonal antibody called bamlanivimab was initially paused by the company on October 13 out of "an abundance of caution", because of a potential safety concern. That became the ba...

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Vaccine produces immune response - AstraZeneca

Vaccine produces immune response - AstraZeneca

The company also said it was pleased to see "lower" levels of side-effects in older adults. AstraZeneca said that it was encouraging to see the immune responses were similar between both older and...

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Nottingham moving into tier three lockdown on Thursday

Nottingham moving into tier three lockdown on Thursday

What happens in Tier 1 and Tier 2? But in an open letter to residents, he said the tougher measures were necessary as infection rates continued to rise. 224 people died within 28 days of testing po...

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CORONAVIRUS: Lyon County announces 16 new cases Monday Featured

CORONAVIRUS: Lyon County announces 16 new cases Monday Featured

According to the state's covid-19 tracking website, there are 1,138 residents now hospitalized for the virus, 108 of them on ventilators. There were 40 new cases among state inmates at the Central N...

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Tips for celebrating a safe and spooky Halloween

Tips for celebrating a safe and spooky Halloween

Volunteers at each station will hand out treats and candy following public health guidelines . The Sherbrooke Police released their annual safety guidelines for Halloween trick-or-treating on Monda...

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COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town

COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Putnam County Cases By Town

The number of administered tests climbed to more than 5.72 million. The number of hospitals using surge capacity was one, and the three-day average of deaths from confirmed cases was 15; the lowest ...

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Qatar signs deal with one more firm to procure Covid vaccine

An AstraZeneca spokesman said the initial results "further build the body of evidence for the safety and immunogenicity" of its experimental vaccine. There are over 150 Covid-19 vaccines in developm...

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817 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend

817 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend

Of these cases, 665 occurred in Fraser Health. "We knew, of course, this would be a possibility, especially in some of the smaller schools, where the potential of exposure impacts a larger proportio...

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Trump nominates judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Trump nominates judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

In a flag-bedecked Rose Garden created to mimic Ginsburg's own nomination ceremony in 1993, Trump recounted Barrett's educational and professional background, noted her seven children and hailed her t...

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Listeria Outbreak Linked To Deli Meats Blamed For One Death

Listeria Outbreak Linked To Deli Meats Blamed For One Death

It is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning in the USA with an estimated 1,600 people getting sick and 260 dying from Listeria each year. Those outside of those groups are unlikely to...

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Thanksgiving festivities may have affected COVID-19 numbers in hot spots: Ont

Thanksgiving festivities may have affected COVID-19 numbers in hot spots: Ont

The partial lockdown on cities such as Montreal and Quebec City was scheduled to end October 28, but Legault says his order will be extended to November 23. Hospitalizations in the province decreased ...

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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine produces immune response across all ages - AstraZeneca

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine produces immune response across all ages - AstraZeneca

Meanwhile, the British firm AstraZeneca has resumed the USA trial of the vaccine after approval by regulators-it was halted in September after a participant reported illness after getting the shot. ...

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1025 new cases of Covid 19 in Ireland

1025 new cases of Covid 19 in Ireland

The ODH reported 89 new hospitalizations today, with nine ICU admissions, both were lower than the 21-day average. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that if hospitals begin to get overwhelmed as COVID-19 c...

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FT: Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials produce robust immune response in elderly

FT: Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials produce robust immune response in elderly

However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said vaccinating health workers was not his "central expectation" though he did not rule it out. The chimpanzee cold virus has been genetically changed to incl...

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Listeria outbreak kills 1 person in Florida and sickens 10 others

Listeria outbreak kills 1 person in Florida and sickens 10 others

All 10 people were hospitalized and one death has been reported from Florida. A listeria outbreak linked to deli meats has killed one person and hospitalized at least 9 others in Florida, Massachuse...

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36 new COVID-19 cases in Brookings Co. Sunday, Oct. 25

36 new COVID-19 cases in Brookings Co. Sunday, Oct. 25

There has been a total of 1,882 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. Yesterday the incidence rate was 291.4. In Meath , it now stands at 657.3 and in Westmeath at 445. There are now 38 Covid-19 pa...

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Global COVID-19 cases top 42 million, deaths cross 11 lakh-mark

Global COVID-19 cases top 42 million, deaths cross 11 lakh-mark

Some 83,718 new cases were reported on Saturday , according to a count from Johns Hopkins University . The ODH reported 89 new hospitalizations today, with nine ICU admissions, both were lower tha...

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Convalescent plasma of limited use for Covid-19

Convalescent plasma of limited use for Covid-19

With few useful treatments and no cure or vaccine, nations are scrambling to find ways to blunt the severity of the new coronavirus . The technique was first tried against diphtheria in 1892 and wa...

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No new community Covid cases in NZ today

No new community Covid cases in NZ today

Pennsylvania on Saturday reported 2,043 new coronavirus cases - a dip from yesterday's record-setting 2,219 - but still the third consecutive day the state has posted more than 2,000 cases. These ...

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