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Student Found Dead in Dorm After Positive COVID Test

Student Found Dead in Dorm After Positive COVID Test

The Michigan native began experiencing coronavirus symptoms on October 20 and was first tested for the illness two days later. Our hearts are shattered. Her family learned after her death that the...

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Fed's Powell 'reluctant' to discuss elections

Fed's Powell 'reluctant' to discuss elections

Results from Tuesday's U.S. election were still being tabulated in a few key states, though Biden was near the minimum 270 votes in the state-by-state Electoral College needed to win the White House. ...

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Liverpool Becomes UK's First City To Conduct COVID-19 Trial Testing

Liverpool Becomes UK's First City To Conduct COVID-19 Trial Testing

Scientists with Greater Manchester's mass testing expert group (MTEG) raised significant concerns about the accuracy of the OptiGene Direct RT-Lamp tests this week, and said the technology should not ...

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Foo Fighters and Dave Chappelle Scheduled for Saturday Night Live This Weekend

Foo Fighters and Dave Chappelle Scheduled for Saturday Night Live This Weekend

Although a release date for the album was never confirmed , it's possible the coronavirus pandemic caused it to be delayed. An a first live performance of the single. In May Dave Grohl compared...

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Denmark To Kill 17 Million Mink Due To Potential Coronavirus Cross-Contamination

Denmark To Kill 17 Million Mink Due To Potential Coronavirus Cross-Contamination

Health authorities found that the mutated strain was less sensitive to antibodies, which may weaken the effect of future vaccines . Twelve people have been diagnosed with the virus strain so far, F...

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13-year-old Missouri boy dies from Covid-19 complications

13-year-old Missouri boy dies from Covid-19 complications

School was canceled for two days after his death and Peyton was also the youngest person to pass away from COVID-19 in the state. VanLeer said the school was informed he was in quarantine on October 2...

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Florida adds most COVID-19 cases since mid-August

Florida adds most COVID-19 cases since mid-August

On a positive note, Henry said, the outbreak at Ecole de l'Anse-au-sable in Kelowna - B.C.'s first instance of widespread transmission of the coronavirus in a school setting - has been declared over. ...

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Canada's top public health doctor now recommends 3-layer non-medical masks

Tam added, in the past week, the average day has seen about 1,100 Canadians in hospital with COVID-19. According to these new guidelines , two layers of the mask should be made of a tightly woven f...

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Biogen Alzheimer's Drug Seeks FDA Approval After 'Highly Persuasive' Trial

Biogen Alzheimer's Drug Seeks FDA Approval After 'Highly Persuasive' Trial

The AdCom briefing document release and meeting could potentially drive a highly significant binary event in biotech, H.C. Wainwright analyst Andrew Fein said in a note. Biogen and its investors al...

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Wisconsin reports record 5,953 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Wisconsin reports record 5,953 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will provide an update on the coronavirus pandemic in B.C.at 3 p.m. The 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population in Limerick is 229.9, while new cases...

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Health Department reports 35 new Covid cases on Thursday

Health Department reports 35 new Covid cases on Thursday

Statewide as of noon Wednesday, there were 282,802 laboratory-confirmed cases (2,425 newly reported cases from Tuesday's figures) and 4,507 deaths due to COVID-19 (up 50 from Tuesday), according to th...

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Victoria borders expected to be lifted on 23 November

Victoria borders expected to be lifted on 23 November

Ms Berejikilian appealed to Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and WA Premier Mark McGowan to put the national good first but said "when. people are very, kind of, set in their ways, it's very...

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Covid-19: three deaths, 591 additional cases

Covid-19: three deaths, 591 additional cases

According to MDH, the 3,844 newly reported positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota reported on Wednesday moved the state's total to 160,923 since pandemic record-keeping began. There were 1,186 now hospi...

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Denmark to cull up to 17 million mink amid coronavirus fears

Denmark to cull up to 17 million mink amid coronavirus fears

As per Frederiksen , the mutated virus found on mink farms has been found to weaken the body's antibody capabilities, which could render the upcoming vaccines ineffective. Frederiksen also apologize...

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Delivery timetable for Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine slips, UK official says

Delivery timetable for Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine slips, UK official says

The timetable for delivery of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine candidate has slipped and Britain will receive just 4 million doses of the shot this year, the head of the UK's vaccine...

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Bird flu cases reported at small United Kingdom farm

Bird flu cases reported at small United Kingdom farm

All birds on both sites - a small commercial premises near Deal, Kent and a site near Frodsham in Cheshire - will be humanely culled to limit the spread of disease. Bird keepers must remain vigilant a...

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People With Coronavirus ‘Have the Right to Vote’ in Person — CDC

People With Coronavirus ‘Have the Right to Vote’ in Person — CDC

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leads the nation's medical response to detect and track COVID-19 cases, it's looking for a cloud platform that can better centralize data reported b...

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Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi hit by coronavirus third wave

Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi hit by coronavirus third wave

The county's recovery rate now sits at 97%. The Pennsylvania Department of Health said of those new cases, 2,599 were confirmed from PCR tests and other 276 were probable cases. The national capital...

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Alberta reports first case of rare swine flu in Canada

Alberta reports first case of rare swine flu in Canada

When cases appear in humans, they are called "variant" viruses and a "v" is added to the end of the name. Alberta government is investigating into the source of the virus and verifying that no spr...

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1 new case of COVID-19, 1 new recovery in N.L.

1 new case of COVID-19, 1 new recovery in N.L.

Canada's top doctor shared her thoughts during a COVID-19 briefing in Ottawa on Tuesday, according to CBC News . The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales last month totalled 3,687...

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United Kingdom set to launch mass COVID-19 testing scheme

United Kingdom set to launch mass COVID-19 testing scheme

England is scheduled to go into a second national lockdown on Thursday as the government struggles to control a second wave of infections that risks swamping hospitals and emergency rooms. Any Tory re...

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Election Day brings highest single-day total with 2,875 more cases

Election Day brings highest single-day total with 2,875 more cases

The coronavirus case and death figures are both those confirmed through testing and those the state and federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consider "probable", which means they have CO...

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Baker announces curfew and strict mask order

Baker announces curfew and strict mask order

The new mandates are effective Friday, Nov. 6. Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced a series of new coronavirus restrictions Monday-including requiring face coverings for all resi...

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Coronavirus: worldwide funding boost for Chinese vaccine maker Clover

Coronavirus: worldwide funding boost for Chinese vaccine maker Clover

There are two frontrunners that are now in late-stage clinical trials and could be sending clinical data to regulators within weeks. There are two frontrunners in the Covid-19 vaccine race - one f...

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Province reports 48 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa

Province reports 48 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa

That 28-day-long period ends on November 6 - this Friday. Elliott said the province's COVID-19 trajectory seems to follow that of MI, which reached a level of between 800 and 1,000 new cases a day. ...

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Cancer treatment could be replicated for COVID-19: Australian research

Cancer treatment could be replicated for COVID-19: Australian research

The study, published in the journal Allergy , involved 109 convalescents (patients recovering from Covid-19) and 98 healthy individuals in the control group. Winfried F. Pickl, lead author of the stu...

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Election 2020: Complete voting results for Oswego County

Election 2020: Complete voting results for Oswego County

Primetime national coverage will start at 7 p.m. ET. ETLive.com as well as on the ET Live app on mobile, or by watching ET Live. The New York Times reports that the polls close in the latter three...

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CanSino Biologics delivers COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico for late-stage trial

CanSino Biologics delivers COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico for late-stage trial

Asked to confirm whether Galvez will be the country's vaccine czar , Duterte's spokesman Harry Roque answered in the affirmative. When a single nonhuman primate was immunised with the vaccine, the ...

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Democrats Retain Control Of House Of Representatives

Democrats Retain Control Of House Of Representatives

The Senate delegation from Alabama is split with one Democrat and one Republican. As Trump's top ally on Capitol Hill, McConnell led efforts to defend Trump during his impeachment acquittal in the...

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Exit poll results and analysis from Colorado

Exit poll results and analysis from Colorado

In some states, ballot counting started on Tuesday, but 28 states allowed counting to start before election day. Almost 100 million Americans have already cast their ballot and an estimated 60 milli...

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Pregnant Women to Face Higher Risks From COVID-19, Study Says

Pregnant Women to Face Higher Risks From COVID-19, Study Says

Invasive ventilation, intensive care unit admission and ECMO were also more common among pregnant than non-pregnant women. "The findings indicate that Covid-19 is not simply a disease caused by the ...

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State Reports 2,954 New Cases of COVID-19, Stearns County Add 109

State Reports 2,954 New Cases of COVID-19, Stearns County Add 109

There are now six active cases in each Island Health region - South Island, Central Island and North Island - for a total of 18 active cases on Tuesday. Currently, there are 90 people in hospital with...

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Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Six people passed away from COVID-19 related issues over the weekend, all from the lower mainland. Of these, 12,287 have fully recovered. There were 352 new cases identified Friday to Saturday, foll...

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New coronavirus cases pop up at Oswego nursing home, SUNY Oswego

New coronavirus cases pop up at Oswego nursing home, SUNY Oswego

That is a decrease from the 620 cases reported on Sunday, which was two days' worth of new cases, as the county and zip code case numbers were not updated on Saturday. Currently, 26% of medical/surgic...

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Ontario unveils new colour-coded system for COVID-19 restrictions

Ontario unveils new colour-coded system for COVID-19 restrictions

Ontario had ordered all of the regions now in modified Stage 2 to shut down gyms, indoor bars and restaurants , movie theatres and other sites considered to be high-risk for transmission of the cor...

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