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California's 1st Latino US senator brings cheers, anger

California's 1st Latino US senator brings cheers, anger

The California governor extended the offer to Padilla in a video conversation that he released in his tweet. After commiserating with Padilla over the challenges of having young children at home dur...

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US Deaths in 2020 Top 3 Million, By Far Most Ever Counted

US Deaths in 2020 Top 3 Million, By Far Most Ever Counted

That year, The Associated Press found deaths rose 46% compared to 1917, largely due the thousands of soldiers who died in World War I and the hundreds of thousands of Americans who died during the S...

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Coronavirus reaches end of earth as first outbreak hits Antarctica

Coronavirus reaches end of earth as first outbreak hits Antarctica

While the rest of the world is worrying about the new highly transmissible mutant coronavirus strain, Antarctica has recorded its first-ever COVID-19 case. Three cases have also been found in crew ...

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13k volunteers for Covaxin’sphase III trials

13k volunteers for Covaxin’sphase III trials

Covaxin has been evaluated in approximately 1,000 subjects in Phase I and Phase II clinical trials, with promising safety and immunogenicity results, with acceptance in global peer-reviewed scientific...

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65 new COVID cases, no deaths

65 new COVID cases, no deaths

In the meantime, Henry and Dix noted that community transmission of COVID-19 "continues to occur across our province, which means the risk remains high for all of us". The online polling was conducted...

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Sydneysiders race for drive-through COVID tests as outbreak looms over Christmas

Sydneysiders race for drive-through COVID tests as outbreak looms over Christmas

Are China, US jostling for position at the highest point in Antarctica?Ellis said the medevac plan involved a US Basler aircraft taking off from McMurdo Station, the main US station in Antarctica, to ...

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Red Deer to receive 1950 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Red Deer to receive 1950 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

With more than 800 people hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, the province's health care system is facing 'extraordinary pressure, ' Kenney said. Paul. Each of these 10 communities will receive 9...

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Pfizer and Moderna are testing their vaccines against United Kingdom coronavirus variant

A nurse practitioner at ChristianaCare hospital in DE administered the first dose of the vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNtech to Biden on Monday afternoon. officials to have publicly received a COV...

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United Kingdom virus shows no signs of causing more deaths

United Kingdom virus shows no signs of causing more deaths

This situation is therefore not, in this sense, out of control, "declared the person in charge of health emergencies at the WHO, Michael Ryan, at a press conference". There are a number of groups that...

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Famous people who've received the COVID-19 vaccine

Famous people who've received the COVID-19 vaccine

The US began administering COVID-19 vaccines after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the emergency use of a vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on December 4. The compani...

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European Union authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

The EMA said it was approving the vaccine on certain conditions, notably it should be given only to people aged over 16 and that the American and German firms that developed the vaccine should supply ...

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Covid vaccine: USA issues guidelines on vaccination after allergic reactions

Covid vaccine: USA issues guidelines on vaccination after allergic reactions

The shot, which Biden received in his left arm, was administered at ChristianaCare Hospital in Newark, Delaware, by Tabe Masa, who is a nurse practitioner and the head of employee health services at t...

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United States President-elect Joe Biden receives COVID-19 vaccine shot

United States President-elect Joe Biden receives COVID-19 vaccine shot

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said it would include over $30 billion to support procurement and distribution of the vaccine , "ensuring it's free and rapidly distributed to everyone". The ...

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India bans flights from United Kingdom amid fears of new Covid variant spread

France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Ireland and Bulgaria all announced restrictions on United Kingdom travel , hours after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

The data also shows that deaths due to COVID-19 will continue to increase, especially in long-term care where there have been 633 resident deaths since September 1, and 100 over the past week. The gat...

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COVID-19 vaccine lands in Island Health, 21 new cases over weekend

COVID-19 vaccine lands in Island Health, 21 new cases over weekend

The county reviewed nearly 1,000 records and determined 265 COVID-related deaths had not been previously reported directly to Tarrant County between April and November. 21) issued the following joint ...

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New variant cases 'likely higher than known' in Wales

New variant cases 'likely higher than known' in Wales

The First Minister, Mark Drakeford says he has spoken to Santa to make sure he follows the rules when he visits everyone this Christmas Eve. "We have already moved ahead of the rest of the United ...

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Hospitals in south-east cancel solutions as Covid situations surge

Hospitals in south-east cancel solutions as Covid situations surge

The total number of Covid-19 patients in hospital in England stood at 15,465 on December 16, up from 13,467 a week earlier. For the duration of the initial wave of the pandemic , this variety peake...

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BioNTech Assures Their Vaccine Is Effective against New Virus Strain

BioNTech Assures Their Vaccine Is Effective against New Virus Strain

The vaccine has also been approved by the U.S. regulator, the FDA, and the European Medicines Agency for use in the EU. "The evidence has shown that so far, it does not seem to increase the severi...

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Hospitalizations Continue Downward Trend As MDH Reports 1,998 New Cases, 22 Deaths

Hospitalizations Continue Downward Trend As MDH Reports 1,998 New Cases, 22 Deaths

Despite the new allowance, DPH stressed that it "strongly recommends" that places of worship continue outdoor services amid the county's "unprecedented surge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and d...

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What we know -- and what we don't -- about the United Kingdom coronavirus variant

What we know -- and what we don't -- about the United Kingdom coronavirus variant

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson said that this strain of the virus is up to 70 percent more transmissible. Emerging scientific evidence suggests the new variant, which Hancock said has...

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Canada halts all flights from United Kingdom over new coronavirus strain

Canada halts all flights from United Kingdom over new coronavirus strain

CBC News obtained a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued by Transport Canada stating that inbound flights transporting passengers from the United Kingdom will be suspended indefinitely as of midnight ton...

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Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditional approval to BioNTech-Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditional approval to BioNTech-Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

The EMA has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for the vaccine in people from 16 years of age. "It's a decisive moment in our efforts to deliver safe & effective vaccines to Eu...

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European medicines regulator to review Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for mass vaccination

European medicines regulator to review Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for mass vaccination

On December 2, the United Kingdom became the first Western nation to approve the Pfizer vaccine . People with certain long-term chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, asthma, and heart dis...

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Bangladesh mulls measures against new Covid-19 strain in UK

The Government's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance warned on Saturday that the new variant was becoming the dominant strain, with a rapid rise in cases in recent days. Mutations to the spi...

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Australian territories impose travel ban on Sydney as COVID-19 cluster grows

Australian territories impose travel ban on Sydney as COVID-19 cluster grows

Residents of NSW now face restrictions entering every other state and territory after the cluster centred on Avalon reached at least 68 community-based infections. "I'm pleased with what we've seen ov...

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Trudeau set to halt passenger flights to Canada from the UK

Trudeau set to halt passenger flights to Canada from the UK

Trains to Belgium are also suspended. "Genetic variation of viruses such as the one that causes COVID-19 is to be expected and have been previously observed in parts of the world this year", read ...

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Coronavirus: More transmissible strain of Covid-19 from United Kingdom now in Australia

Coronavirus: More transmissible strain of Covid-19 from United Kingdom now in Australia

The strain was identified in southeastern England in September and has been circulating in the area ever since, a World Health Organization official told the BBC on Sunday. Public health experts in ...

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Covid-19: United Kingdom tightens Covid rules amid fear of new coronavirus variant

Large parts of south-east England, including London , are now under a new, stricter level of restrictions in a bid to curb the rapidly spreading virus. Every region has cases but with very small numb...

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CDC Issues New Guidelines Regarding Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

Meanwhile, trucks of FedEx Corp and United Parcel Service Inc started picking up the doses from warehouses for deliveries to hospitals and other sites. "We look forward to the vaccine". The Pfizer a...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Suspended After 4 Health Staff Suffer Allergic Reactions

He voted "yes" on the proposed Phase 1b and 1c recommendations. They also discussed the next tier, which could include Americans age 65-to-75, as well as those who are age 16-to-64 who have high-risk ...

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CDC monitors reports of allergic reactions, drafts guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination

CDC monitors reports of allergic reactions, drafts guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination

The expert panel members are leaning toward putting "essential workers" next in line, because people like bus drivers, grocery store clerks and others are getting infected most often. The government a...

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CDC confirms COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions, issues new guidance

Perna said efforts to distribute the Moderna vaccine were already underway, with the first doses scheduled to arrive at sites across the USA on Monday . We're in a pandemic and so we all need to do o...

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USA officials eye new Covid-19 strain in United Kingdom, urge vigilance

USA officials eye new Covid-19 strain in United Kingdom, urge vigilance

This is reported by the World Health Organization on Twitter page. Dr Hopkins said while the new strain had been identified in October from a sample taken in September, it was not until Friday t...

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2nd COVID-19 vaccine authorised in United States preparing to ship out

2nd COVID-19 vaccine authorised in United States preparing to ship out

While the regulator is examining three applications for emergency use authorisation, the government said it is geared to launch a vaccine soon. Greg Abbott said Thursday outside a UPS distribution c...

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