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New study shows COVID-19 antibodies drop rapidly after infection

New study shows COVID-19 antibodies drop rapidly after infection

The survey of 365,000 people in England showed the proportion of those testing positive for COVID-19 antibodies fell 26.5% between June 20 and September 28, suggesting " immunity is waning quite ra...

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No flu yet, but still - get your shot

No flu yet, but still - get your shot

To make it as convenient as possible for residents to get the flu vaccine, the Long County Health Department will offer free flu shots at a drive-through flu vaccination clinic from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. A ...

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80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency

80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency

Lead author Francesco Landi, MD, Ph.D., Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "Agostino Gemelli" IRCCS said: "Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of Covid-19, but continued mon...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation warns hospitals of 'increased and imminent' ransomware threat

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns hospitals of 'increased and imminent' ransomware threat

Ransomware is a type of malicious software used by cybercriminals to encrypt users' files until a ransom is paid. The defensive measures follow an advisory Wednesday from the Federal Bureau of Inves...

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Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom

Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom

According to the publication, in the International COVID-19 dermatological register, patients with coronavirus who have experienced similar cases have also been registered. There is now no known tre...

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More than 80% of COVID patients vitamin D deficient

More than 80% of COVID patients vitamin D deficient

Not enough vitamin D can affect bone structure, leading to risks of thin, brittle bones and also affect the immune system's ability to function. "Vitamin D treatment should be recommended in Covid...

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New Research Finds COVID-19 has Long Term Effects on Skin

New Research Finds COVID-19 has Long Term Effects on Skin

The findings suggest identifying and treating COVID-19 patients with vitamin D deficiencies, particularly those who are at high risk for severe cases of COVID-19 like older folks, could help improve o...

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Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline pledge COVID-19 vaccines for global use

Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline pledge COVID-19 vaccines for global use

French drugmaker Sanofi and Britain's GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK ) will supply 200 million doses of their COVID-19 candidate vaccine to a global initiative to ensure equitable distribution backed by th...

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Pelosi signals Covid deal possible before January

Pelosi signals Covid deal possible before January

Pelosi told reporters Thursday she is still aiming to reach an accord with Mnuchin as quickly as possible, which she said is crucial for tens of millions of Americans who remain out of work because of...

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Study Suggests Coronavirus Can Cause Major Cognitive Decline

Study Suggests Coronavirus Can Cause Major Cognitive Decline

Researchers have reported that some patients recovered from Covid-19 could still carry the virus, suggesting that recovered patients should be more cautious and avoid close contact with others. "Peopl...

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Don't Expect A 2nd Stimulus Check Before Election Day

Don't Expect A 2nd Stimulus Check Before Election Day

Capitol on October 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate adjourned on Monday evening, yet to approve a new stimulus deal. Another failed Democrat candidate, 2000 election loser Al Gore, mudd...

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N.M. health department says flu shot is vital for seniors

N.M. health department says flu shot is vital for seniors

This supply/demand issue is occurring province-wide. The flu vaccine is available across the city, often for free or at reduced prices. Health and city officials urge everyone to get a flu vaccine...

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Takeda, Moderna partner up to bring 50M coronavirus shots to Japan

Takeda, Moderna partner up to bring 50M coronavirus shots to Japan

Bingham said the United Kingdom has invested in several companies developing vaccine candidates "to give the United Kingdom the greatest chance of providing a safe and effective vaccine , recognizi...

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There's an important link between vitamin D and coronavirus

There's an important link between vitamin D and coronavirus

Asked how vitamin D could affect one's bone health, Jane Clarke, Dietician and Founder of Nourish answered: "Vitamin D is important for the absorption of bone-strengthening calcium - crucial at any ti...

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BC health officials report 234 new coronavirus cases

BC health officials report 234 new coronavirus cases

Four of these new cases are epi-linked. More than half of the identified cases in B.C. are in that region, despite only accounting for 39 per cent of the population. Most British Columbians are doin...

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Health department reports 16 new Covid cases Thursday

Health department reports 16 new Covid cases Thursday

There have been 60 new cases of coronavirus in Pike County since September 17, and 32 new cases since October 2. The Department of Health reported 16 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday, bringing ...

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Young Americans are least likely to wear masks: CDC

Young Americans are least likely to wear masks: CDC

The proportion of American adults wearing a mask rose from 78% in April to 89% in June National Representative Survey Published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Busin...

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Joe Biden votes early prior to upcoming USA presidential election

Joe Biden votes early prior to upcoming USA presidential election

As we reported earlier, Biden said that he would increase pressure on allies of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko if he became the president of the U.S. It is unclear what the margin of erro...

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Stroke worse for Covid patients, slows recovery

Stroke worse for Covid patients, slows recovery

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking , obesity, and diabetes are leading causes of stroke, and one in three US adults has at least one of these conditions or habits. A study published in ...

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Trick-or-treaters encouraged to take extra safety precautions

Trick-or-treaters encouraged to take extra safety precautions

Todd Vento discourages families from trick-or-treating. Hiding candy around the house - which Garfield called "trick-or-treat meets hide-and-go-seek" - can be a safe alternative to traditional trick...

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Wild vampire bats socially distance when they are sick, study suggests

Wild vampire bats socially distance when they are sick, study suggests

When a pathogen spreads across a population, changes in social behavior can also alter the spread of the disease. In certain social insects, sick ones might self-isolate voluntarily or be excluded b...

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Newsom announces scientific workgroup to review COVID-19 vaccine

Newsom announces scientific workgroup to review COVID-19 vaccine

She said while the federal government is paying for vaccines, insurers, including Medicare, Medicaid and private plans, have to pay for coverage. The rules aim to resolve potential legal issues over...

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Trump concedes no coronavirus economic relief deal before Election Day

Trump concedes no coronavirus economic relief deal before Election Day

Pelosi said Wednesday she hoped the selloff in US stocks would prompt Trump to agree to Democratic demands, something she alluded to in Thursday's letter . Speaker Pelosi spoke about the latest co...

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Kroger pharmacies in MI launch rapid COVID-19 antibody test for $25

Kroger pharmacies in MI launch rapid COVID-19 antibody test for $25

People who'd had an asymptomatic COVID-19 infection appeared to lose detectable antibodies sooner than others, reports the Wall Street Journal . "This very large study has shown that the proporti...

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White House Walks Back Declaration Of COVID Victory: 'That Was Poorly Worded'

White House Walks Back Declaration Of COVID Victory: 'That Was Poorly Worded'

The rosy outlook flies in the face of reality, and underscores the efforts of Trump to continuously try to downplay the severity of the pandemic that continues to rage almost uncontrolled across the c...

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The Rock Gets Stitches After Busting Head Open In Gym Accident

The Rock Gets Stitches After Busting Head Open In Gym Accident

In the clip, Dwayne Johnson , 48, can be seen with blood trickling down his face. The Rock licked the blood off his head and stated,"That is good". "We ai not playing tiddlywinks and also we ai not...

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Hinshaw to give update on COVID-19 in Alberta Monday afternoon

Hinshaw to give update on COVID-19 in Alberta Monday afternoon

Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health, during Monday's update. "We have now crossed the tipping point and are losing the balance we have been seeking". Elsewhere, the limit for indoor social ...

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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

Health authorities say they have confirmed 929 cases of COVID-19 in the province in the past 24 hours. On Tuesday, the province reported 827 COVID-19 cases, and Monday 851 cases. Those four regions ...

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What we know about the Philadelphia Police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr

What we know about the Philadelphia Police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr

Some of the demonstrators threw debris at officers, according to police, and both sides later clashed. Video showed some people looting shops and there were various reports of arrests in other par...

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Coronavirus may cause cognitive decline in some patients, study suggests

Coronavirus may cause cognitive decline in some patients, study suggests

A study of 84,000 patients conducted in London revealed that some severe cases show that infection with the novel coronavirus is "is linked to substantial cognitive deficits for months", Reuters ...

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Massive UK study finds coronavirus antibodies wane over several months

Massive UK study finds coronavirus antibodies wane over several months

The number of people who tested positive for antibodies fell by 26 per cent between June and September, a team at the Imperial College London found. James Bethell, a junior health minister, called i...

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New study suggests COVID-19 immunity is 'waning,' researchers say

New study suggests COVID-19 immunity is 'waning,' researchers say

They came to the conclusion that there has been a "significant decline in the proportion of the population with detectable antibodies" by sending out finger-prick tests to a randomly selected group of...

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President Donald Trump to campaign in Rochester on Friday

President Donald Trump to campaign in Rochester on Friday

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden smiles as he reacts to onlookers across the street after visiting a voter mobilization centre on October 26, 2020 in Chester, Pennsylvania. 31, just three day...

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Antibody Response To Covid-19 Falls Over Time, Study Indicates

Antibody Response To Covid-19 Falls Over Time, Study Indicates

Tests on more than 365,000 people in England have shown that the antibody response to the virus that causes COVID-19 wanes over time. The different findings come as investigators seek to understand ...

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MDH Reports 19 More COVID Related Deaths, Three in Stearns County

MDH Reports 19 More COVID Related Deaths, Three in Stearns County

Elsewhere in Ireland, there were 228 in Dublin, 130 in Cork, 47 in Galway, 31 in Meath, 27 in Limerick and the remaining 244 cases are spread across the other 19 counties. 5 additional Covid-related d...

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