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How to listen to the Supreme Court Obamacare arguments

How to listen to the Supreme Court Obamacare arguments

The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a year ago partially upheld that ruling, saying the law's "individual mandate", which required people to obtain insurance or pay a financial pen...

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Kids produce different antibodies in response to Covid-19

We're not as able to respond to a new pathogen as children can". Research has found the condition, known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), is different to both COVID-19 and K...

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Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

Albert Bourla , Pfizer Chairman and CEO. "This means we are one step closer to potentially providing people around the world with a much-needed breakthrough to help bring an end to this global pa...

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5 more residents die from complications related to COVID-19

The number includes new positives from tests processed over the weekend. The number of new COVID-19 cases has been rising since the summer, from a weekly low of 149 cases for the week ending August ...

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Testing timeline What's ahead for COVID-19 vaccines

Testing timeline What's ahead for COVID-19 vaccines

The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.1% to 3,377.64 and the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo rose 0.3% to 24,903.44. Carlito Galvez, the former general in charge of implementing the country's strategy to fight ...

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Trudeau looks to Biden for help in dispute with China

Asked if he may have congratulated Biden too soon, Trudeau said Canada can be "quite certain" of the results because of the trusted electoral officials and institutions that evaluate and analyze the v...

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Australia's COVID-19 hotspot relaxes curbs after 9th day with zero cases

Australia's COVID-19 hotspot relaxes curbs after 9th day with zero cases

A maximum of 40 people will be permitted indoors and a maximum of 70 people, with one person per 2 sqm, will be permitted outdoors. Indoor pools can host up to 20 people and 50 for outdoor pools, wh...

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Restaurants pubs and bars in Wales reopen following Coronavirus fire-break lockdown

Restaurants pubs and bars in Wales reopen following Coronavirus fire-break lockdown

Supermarkets can again sell non-essential items while people will only be allowed to meet up inside homes with members of one other household if they have joined into a "bubble". From today (9 Novembe...

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3,500+ COVID-19 cases in NY reported Saturday, 18 deaths

It's unclear how effective any commercial restrictions will be in these areas. "Western New York is a problem", Cuomo said. Central New York's positive test rate was 2.6% on Friday, up slightly fr...

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More on Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine

More on Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine

According to their reports, they found no serious safety concern connected with the vaccine. "The good news is the Pfizer tests look good and we'll have a vaccine shortly". The European Union presse...

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Murphy 'Close' to Enacting Restrictions to Curb Virus Spread

Murphy 'Close' to Enacting Restrictions to Curb Virus Spread

Murphy signaled that he may not take broad actions regarding schools, despite Clifton Public Schools' announcement that it will transition to remote learning Monday after the city said it has 25 new...

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Cuomo Beefs Up Airport Presence To Keep Untested Travelers Out

Cuomo Beefs Up Airport Presence To Keep Untested Travelers Out

With the pandemic roaring around the nation and in nearby New Jersey and Connecticut, Governor Cuomo today announced that he'd be deploying additional National Guard and NYPD members to state airp...

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Covid-19: Five further deaths, 335 additional cases

Covid-19: Five further deaths, 335 additional cases

Of the new cases, eight were in Laois bringing to 881 the total number of cases in the county since February. Northern Ireland's Deputy First-Minister Michelle O'Neill called for greater co-ordi...

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What to know about the new regional COVID-19 restrictions in BC

What to know about the new regional COVID-19 restrictions in BC

Henry's new orders , with the exception of the Central Coast and Bella Coola Valley. "They are geographically quite different", Henry said, adding they align more closely with Interior Health. Indo...

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Controversial Alzheimer's Drug Faces Critical Test Before FDA Panel | NewsRadio KFBK

Controversial Alzheimer's Drug Faces Critical Test Before FDA Panel | NewsRadio KFBK

The advisers voted 8-1, with two undecided, that data from a single clinical trial with positive results was insufficient to show the drug works in light of conflicting evidence from a different trial...

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Seahawks sign Carroll to multi-year extension

Aside from Houston Texans interim head coach Romeo Crennel, who is 73, Carroll is the oldest head coach in the NFL. The team has had a winning record in every year since 2011. While no one in the orga...

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Coronavirus Ireland: Five further deaths and 335 new cases confirmed

Coronavirus Ireland: Five further deaths and 335 new cases confirmed

On Friday, health officials announced 2,038 cases , a high number not seen since spring. There has been a total of 1,945 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. Western Washington University's mos...

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France posts record number of new coronavirus cases at more than 60,000

France posts record number of new coronavirus cases at more than 60,000

The seven-day moving average of the combined death toll rose by 40 to 471, compared to a high of 975 on April 9. More than 1.7 million people have now contracted the virus in France , with the late...

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make victory speeches after historic win

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make victory speeches after historic win

After a divisive primary and general election that cost an unprecedented $14 billion, Biden pledged to be "a president who seeks not to divide, but to unify". The Constitution stipulates that whoe...

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Potential Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in Australia from tomorrow

Potential Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in Australia from tomorrow

As many as 90 per cent of participants in China and 86 per cent in South Korea said that they would get vaccinated with the first year of the Covid-19 vaccine's availability as compared to 54 per cent...

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MA reports 2,200 new COVID cases, 23 more deaths on Saturday

MA reports 2,200 new COVID cases, 23 more deaths on Saturday

As of 2pm today, 284 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 40 are in ICU. The area encompassing Kansas City and Jackson, Clay and Platte counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte countie...

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Kenney warns tougher choices coming if COVID-19 curve isn't bent down

Kenney warns tougher choices coming if COVID-19 curve isn't bent down

Kenney explained that COVID-19 is being spread, in part, at parties and other social gatherings with friends, neighbours and extended familiy. However, he stopped short of considering a second lockdow...

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Poor childhood nutrition ‘may have created 20cm height gap across nations’

Poor childhood nutrition ‘may have created 20cm height gap across nations’

And the average height of a 19-year-old boy in Timor-Leste and Laos - the countries with the world's shortest boys - is the same as a 13-year-old boy in the Netherlands. The difference between the l...

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Explained: Could pre-existing antibodies help protect some people against COVID-19?

Explained: Could pre-existing antibodies help protect some people against COVID-19?

In their study, the researchers note that some people, especially children, may have antibodies that are reactive to SARS-CoV-2, even though they may have never been infected with COVID-19. The anti...

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Poor child nutrition 'could be reason behind 20cm height gap between nations'

Poor child nutrition 'could be reason behind 20cm height gap between nations'

It also reported that on the basis of data collected between 1985 to 2019, the tallest 19-year-olds in 2019 belonged to the northwest and central Europe, including the Netherlands, Montenegro, Denmark...

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Aspirin being tested in coronavirus patients for potential treatment

Aspirin being tested in coronavirus patients for potential treatment

Researchers have known since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic that infection increases the risk of sometimes deadly blood clots in the lungs, heart, and other organs. The data from the pat...

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Mitch McConnell Wins Seventh Term In The U.S. Senate

Mitch McConnell Wins Seventh Term In The U.S. Senate

Georgia's two Senate seats, unusually, were both up for election this year, and both races are headed for run-off elections on January 5 after no candidate in either race managed to win a majority of ...

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Another Reason Why You Should Get A Flu Shot

While medical professionals across the province have always urged everyone to get their flu shot, it is more important this year because of COVID-19. "We think this gives people a huge incentive to ...

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WHO Says 6 Countries Reported Coronavirus On Mink Farms

WHO Says 6 Countries Reported Coronavirus On Mink Farms

Denmark has identified five variants of the virus stemming from mink , but only one - known as Cluster 5 - showed "reduced sensitivity" towards antibodies, according to Denmark's State Serum Institut...

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LILLEY: Ford government to debate Peel Region's Stage 2 status

LILLEY: Ford government to debate Peel Region's Stage 2 status

The government has said it will track the impact of public health measures for 28 days to decide if public health units should remain at their current level or be moved into a different one. Ford ackn...

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Al Roker Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Al Roker Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Despite taking time off from Today , Roker ensured he'll be back on the show soon enough. His 24-year run is the longest of any personality in the history of the program, which began in 1952. "I feel...

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Gov's New Guidelines for Out-Of-State Travelers

Gov's New Guidelines for Out-Of-State Travelers

Previously, travelers from 41 other states in the US were required to self-quarantine for 14 before entry. "Once you arrive in NY, you must quarantine for three days and can take a test on the fourth ...

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Hamilton sees more COVID-19 cases at local schools

Hamilton sees more COVID-19 cases at local schools

That student was last in the building on November 2. The board said there is no risk of transmission to the school community. The data reflects cases reported at charter schools, collaboratives, and...

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Covid-19: 499 new cases, eight deaths

The Ottawa County Department of Public Health says it's delayed in COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing because of the rapid spread of the virus. Another outbreak - at Queen's Park Care Ce...

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Victoria records sixth straight zero day

Victoria records sixth straight zero day

A raft of restrictions are expected to be eased this weekend in Victoria, with one major change to test the state's COVID-19 response. On Friday morning, he wrote to the prime minister advising that...

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