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Amazon Pharmacy Lets You Order Prescription Meds Using an App

Amazon Pharmacy Lets You Order Prescription Meds Using an App

Amazon said Pharmacy customers could type their insurance information and select payment options in a "pharmacy profile". The company opened an online pharmacy Tuesday, giving Amazon shoppers the ch...

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IMCR and SII collaborate to develop Novavax's Covid-19 vaccine in India

IMCR and SII collaborate to develop Novavax's Covid-19 vaccine in India

Speaking about the chances of the Covid-19 vaccine being available for use by the end of 2020, the SII chief had said that the Oxford-AstraZeneca is on the verge of completion and if they share their ...

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Santa Clara County Moves to ‘Purple’ Coronavirus Tier

Santa Clara County Moves to ‘Purple’ Coronavirus Tier

If Plumas had been placed in the purple tier, it would have closed virtually all businesses to indoor service. "California is experiencing the fastest increase in cases we have seen yet -faster than...

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Lewis County: First COVID-19 death

Lewis County: First COVID-19 death

Nine county residents have died, 491 have recovered, and there are now 252 active cases in the County. Allamakee County reports 616 total cases, 9 deaths, 320 recoveries, and 187 active cases. Testing...

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PM to premiers: Feds don't have 'infinite resources' for COVID aid

PM to premiers: Feds don't have 'infinite resources' for COVID aid

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a conference call with the country's premiers last night, in the hope of encouraging tighter COVID-19 restrictions to stem the tide of Canada's rising case numbers....

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Plumas County moves into the red tier; new restrictions in effect tomorrow

Plumas County moves into the red tier; new restrictions in effect tomorrow

Previously, counties could only move backward in the roadmap if they failed to meet key metrics - the rates of new cases and positive tests - for two consecutive weeks. "We are now moving backward, no...

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine progress sends stock markets soaring

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine progress sends stock markets soaring

The findings provide only a rough snapshot of whether the vaccine works. Infections were accumulating so fast in the trial that Moderna's analysis ended up being based on 95 cases, the company sai...

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Canada nears 300,000 total COVID-19 cases

Canada nears 300,000 total COVID-19 cases

All are following Public Health direction and are self-isolating. Bigger cited his concern over this week's projection models that show the province's daily COVID-19 count could increase to as much ...

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WHO Hails "Encouraging" Covid Vaccine News, But Says, "No Time For Complacency"

People are becoming tired of the coronavirus pandemic but should remain vigilant and continue to take precautions while the world awaits a vaccine, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebr...

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Bach wants athletes from overseas vaccinated

Bach wants athletes from overseas vaccinated

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach touch elbows before a meeting on Monday at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building. News of a potentially successfu...

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Virus was in Italy 'in September 2019'

Virus was in Italy 'in September 2019'

The northern region of Lombardy, centred on Italy's financial capital Milan, remained the hardest hit area on Friday, reporting 10,634 new cases against 9,291 on Thursday. Elsewhere in Europe, other s...

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Boris Johnson says his work continues as he begins self-isolation

Boris Johnson says his work continues as he begins self-isolation

Smiling and wearing a jumper with an open shirt, Johnson said in a video posted on Twitter that he was as "fit as a butcher's dog". I had no cough, no fever and felt well. The British prime minister...

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5 percent effective

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5 percent effective

An independent data committee, convened by the National Institutes of Health, analyzed the results Sunday morning. "It was one of the greatest moments in my life and my career". Russian Federation l...

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Moldova election: Pro-EU Maia Sandu wins presidency

Moldova election: Pro-EU Maia Sandu wins presidency

The latest opinion polls showed that the support ratings of the two candidates are evenly matched. Sandu , who worked for the World Bank and briefly served as prime minister, also called for "maxim...

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Almost 20% of COVID-19 Survivors Develop Mental Illness, Study Finds

Almost 20% of COVID-19 Survivors Develop Mental Illness, Study Finds

Researchers at Oxford University in Great Britain noted that first-time diagnosis of anxiety , depression, and insomnia increased two-fold in patients after they've recovered from COVID. Studies on t...

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US Oregon governor announces Two-Week Freeze to contain COVID-19

US Oregon governor announces Two-Week Freeze to contain COVID-19

So I want to be very clear that there are some COVID-19 hotspot counties that will likely need to stay in the Freeze for much longer than two weeks. And in OR, we actually can do this. Jay Inslee ann...

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Ontario reports 1248 new COVID cases today, 29 deaths

Ontario reports 1248 new COVID cases today, 29 deaths

The Ford government is changing its new colour-coded system for COVID-19 restrictions, after experts and health-care organizations across the province urged another round of tough measures to ward off...

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Global coronavirus cases near 54 million

Global coronavirus cases near 54 million

What is the risk level where you live? The map combines documented coronavirus cases at the county level and data from antibody test results, which reveal more infections than reported by state heal...

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Fauci: Coronavirus Task Force Should Begin Meeting with Biden’s Transition Team

Fauci: Coronavirus Task Force Should Begin Meeting with Biden’s Transition Team

Still, Fauci would like to see a transition in briefing and working with Biden's own task force. "It can't wait to the last minute". Fauci said the Trump administration's cooperation with President-...

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MN Reports 46 COVID Deaths/5,552 New Cases

MN Reports 46 COVID Deaths/5,552 New Cases

Minnesota's neighboring states have the highest infection coronavirus rates in the US, and Minnesota's own case positivity rate is above 10 percent. COVID-19 is a viral respiratory illness caused by...

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BC sees record single day COVID-19 increase with 617

BC sees record single day COVID-19 increase with 617

Both of those numbers are the highest seen to date. The county's test positivity rate for COVID-19 which had hovered between approximately 4% and 6% from June through September and was still as low ...

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Pfizer says virus vaccine 90% effective

Pfizer says virus vaccine 90% effective

Pfizer said it is gathering two months of safety data following the final dose - a requirement of the US Food and Drug Administration - to qualify for Emergency Use Authorization, which it expects b...

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Measles Cases and Deaths Soaring Worldwide, WHO Says

Measles Cases and Deaths Soaring Worldwide, WHO Says

As recently as 2012, the USA case number was 55. The infection number is the largest since 1996, when the figure began to drop. Now, as the world is in the grip of a viral pandemic, the situation may ...

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Walmart expands pet services with insurance plan

Walmart expands pet services with insurance plan

Customers can save up to 10% on insurance policies by going through the big-box retailer and will receive Walmart gift cards if they book pet sitting or dog walking through Rover , according to the n...

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China’s new COVID-19 testing policy for travelers is problematic

China’s new COVID-19 testing policy for travelers is problematic

Four tourists were arrested last month for using altered testing results when they arrived in the popular beach area Fernando de Noronha, USA Today reported. Same machine. Left nostril positive. In ...

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World Diabetes Day dedicated to nursing

World Diabetes Day dedicated to nursing

Saturday is World Diabetes Day , a day to spread awareness about a disease more the 35 million Americans live with. This reflects an increase in associated risk factors, such as being overweight or...

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Costco announces mandatory mask policy

Costco announces mandatory mask policy

Shoppers at the St. Cloud Costco that are unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition will now have to wear a face shield instead. Get the full story in the video above. All members are now requi...

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US reports highest single-day spike with 177,000 new Covid-19 cases

US reports highest single-day spike with 177,000 new Covid-19 cases

The COVID-19 infection rate in the USA has triggered a new round of restrictions, including West Virginia for the first time implementing a statewide mask mandate, New York City warning of school cl...

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New Type Of Coronavirus Test May Be Better At Detecting Previous Infections

New Type Of Coronavirus Test May Be Better At Detecting Previous Infections

The one on the left came back positive while the one on the right came back negative. "Maybe they need to call Swiss Beats so they can do a versus between them". 'This is my third rapid test in 24 hou...

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Russian Coronavirus Vaccine Estimated To Be 92% Effective

Russian Coronavirus Vaccine Estimated To Be 92% Effective

Monitoring of the participants is ongoing, the ministry said. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Friday it had signed an agreement with South Korean bio-tech company GL Rapha to p...

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COVID-19: Alberta hits COVID-19 high at 1,026 cases

COVID-19: Alberta hits COVID-19 high at 1,026 cases

Thursday also saw Premier Jason Kenney announcing new restrictions on indoor activities for the capital region, Calgary and surrounding areas, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and Red Dee...

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Enbridge faces new fight as MI seeks Line 5 shutdown

Enbridge faces new fight as MI seeks Line 5 shutdown

Whitmer, along with DNR Director Dan Eichinger, cited the Public Trust Doctrine which entrusts the State of MI with protecting the Great Lakes, and Enbridge's repeated violations of the easement as ...

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Inhalation of Immune System Protein May Help Hospitalised Covid-19 Patients Recover

Inhalation of Immune System Protein May Help Hospitalised Covid-19 Patients Recover

The Southampton-based biotech company developed a naturally produced protein which helps the body fight viral infections. In the new study a formulation of interferon beta called SNG001 was directly d...

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Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 456 new cases in Ireland

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 456 new cases in Ireland

Separately, yesterday saw a further seven deaths and an additional 482 cases of the virus confirmed as Dr Holohan issued a reminder of the "unpredictable nature" of the disease. He added: "We have t...

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Six More COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in Manitowoc County

Six More COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in Manitowoc County

Transmission of the novel coronavirus at a gym in Surrey, B.C., has led to at least 42 cases of COVID-19, according to health officials. The hotline's hours are expanding to 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. We offer...

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