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First delivery of Covid-19 vaccine arriving in Ireland today

First delivery of Covid-19 vaccine arriving in Ireland today

The RDIF confirmed on 10 December that Argentina and Russian Federation had reached an agreement on the delivery of 10 million doses of the vaccine. Vaccine availability will be limited at first, as...

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Lincolnshire escapes tier 4 from Boxing Day

Lincolnshire escapes tier 4 from Boxing Day

The latest COVID-19 case in the United Kingdom has raised a lot of questions about where the new variants & numbers came from. We are now in a situation of exponential growth which, if left unchecked,...

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Andrew Yang files papers to run for NYC mayor in 2021

Andrew Yang files papers to run for NYC mayor in 2021

The new strain is spreading rapidly in England and raising worldwide alarms - it now accounts for more than 60% of the cases in London and is said to be more contagious than previous strains. "We aren...

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New Covid-19 strain found in UK

New Covid-19 strain found in UK

Those in the United Kingdom who have visited the nation in the previous fourteen days should isolate for about fourteen days. Mr Hancock said the action was "necessary" to control the spread of the ...

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COVID-19 Moderna vaccine to arrive in Saskatchewan next week

Administering most of Canada's coronavirus vaccines now, as opposed to reserving half of them to be used later as second doses for the first recipients, could prevent a significant amount of new sym...

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Coronavirus-positive woman returns from United Kingdom, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from United Kingdom, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Though there isn't enough evidence to suggest vaccines won't work on this variant, nations are anxious because it is 70% more infectious. "We have carried out rapid antigen and RT-PCR tests for th...

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Feds hit Walmart with lawsuit over opioid prescriptions

Feds hit Walmart with lawsuit over opioid prescriptions

Walmart "knowingly violated well established rules requiring it to scrutinize controlled-substance prescriptions to ensure that they were valid" and required "pharmacists to process a high volume o...

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First doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Canada

First doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Canada

With surges throughout the USA leading to 327,000 COVID-19 deaths and 18.5 million coronavirus infections, according to Johns Hopkins University, the speed with which immunizations can be administer...

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OR sets record high for weekly COVID-19 deaths

OR sets record high for weekly COVID-19 deaths

According to local health officials, one person knowingly went to work sick and later tested positive for COVID-19 . One outbreak resulted in seven deaths, and the other forced 300 people and their...

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Over 580 new COVID-19 cases in BC

Over 580 new COVID-19 cases in BC

Across B.C., 582 more cases of COVID-19 were discovered over the past 24 hours. There are 13 mink farms in B.C., nearly all of which are in the Fraser Valley, according to the B.C. have agreed to ...

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What does this new coronavirus strain mean for you?

What does this new coronavirus strain mean for you?

The day before, the Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, announced the appearance of another variant in two patients who were in contact with travelers from South Africa, so it is believed that the new m...

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Mexico starts giving first shots of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine

Mexico starts giving first shots of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine

It's the second vaccine approved in Canada. Also Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it had purchased an additional 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with the shots set to be...

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Cambridgeshire moves to Tier 4 on Boxing Day

Cambridgeshire moves to Tier 4 on Boxing Day

The county is now in the "high alert" tier two restrictions. At a press briefing this afternoon, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: "I know this is hard". All those sacrifices and it feels like we ...

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CDC Seeks Passengers on Flight Where Man Died of COVID

CDC Seeks Passengers on Flight Where Man Died of COVID

United Airlines is reportedly working with the CDC to alert passengers onboard a flight last week from Orlando to Los Angeles they may have been exposed to COVID-19 after a passenger had an inflig...

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COVID-19 patient beaten to death at California hospital

COVID-19 patient beaten to death at California hospital

A California man hospitalized with COVID-19 is accused of beating a fellow coronavirus patient to death with an oxygen tank, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department . His name has no...

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How concerned should we be about the new Covid-19 strain?

How concerned should we be about the new Covid-19 strain?

The researchers added that with only a few cases of vertical transmission reported in US -based studies , the mechanisms of fetal and placental protection from SARS-CoV-2 - and how those impact neona...

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New strain of Covid-19 not behind recent rise in cases here

New strain of Covid-19 not behind recent rise in cases here

Nine new cases are known in the county among the 938 nationally, 300 are in Dublin, 110 in Cork, 72 in Limerick, 68 in Donegal, 41 in Kildare and the remaining 338 cases are spread across 20 other cou...

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Australia's New South Wales marks downward trend in new Covid-19 cases

Australia's New South Wales marks downward trend in new Covid-19 cases

The outbreak has prompted authorities to impose a patchwork of COVID-19 restrictions across Australia's biggest city. "Apart from those close family gatherings, which we have allowed over the Chris...

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Studies Find Having COVID-19 May Protect Against Reinfection

Researchers found that people with antibodies from natural infections were "at much lower risk. on the order of the same kind of protection you'd get from an effective vaccine ", of getting the virus...

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Brighton put in tier 4 from Boxing Day

By contrast, in Hastings the rate is 950.8, the 10th highest in the country. Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset including the North Somerset council area, Swindon, the Isle of Wight, the New Forest ...

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Northern Ireland Executive advises against travel between GB and Republic

Northern Ireland Executive advises against travel between GB and Republic

An crisis conference of ministers was identified as on Monday night to talk about proposals, which Sinn Féin and the SDLP supported but the DUP , Ulster Unionists and Alliance voted in opposition to. ...

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Peloton Wants to Make Fitness Equipment Faster, So It's Buying Precor

Peloton Wants to Make Fitness Equipment Faster, So It's Buying Precor

In total, Peloton says in a press release that it'll be adding 625,000 square feet of manufacturing facility in the US, between Precor facilities in both Whitsett, North Carolina, and Woodinville,...

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Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine submitted for United Kingdom approval

Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine submitted for United Kingdom approval

Notably, the British health regulator Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is still evaluating the data presented by Oxford-AstraZeneca for their vaccine candidate. Serum Institu...

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CDC panel prioritizes transit workers for COVID-19 shots

CDC panel prioritizes transit workers for COVID-19 shots

However, clinical trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine did not include pregnant or breastfeeding women and it is questioned whether United Kingdom regulators have broadcast on the side of caution, c...

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Coroner confirms United passenger died from COVID-19

Coroner confirms United passenger died from COVID-19

As ABC 7 reports , two days later Aldapa had reason for concern. "That was the last thing I was thinking about", Aldapa said . One passenger died during the flight in question due to the coronavir...

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Pfizer to supply US with additional 100M doses of vaccine

Pfizer to supply US with additional 100M doses of vaccine

The company is also expecting results from its study to examine whether its COVID-19 vaccine can prevent asymptomatic transmission. Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android device. "This vacc...

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Kiwis living in Sydney facing Christmas under Covid-19 restrictions

New South Wales (NSW), of which Sydney is the capital, reported eight locally acquired cases on Wednesday, unchanged from Tuesday in another sign that social distancing and mass testing have brought ...

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UK Covid-19 variant now has no significant impact on vaccines

UK Covid-19 variant now has no significant impact on vaccines

The Canadian COVID-19 Genetics Network's $40 million project has sequenced 148,000 samples of SARS-CoV-2 to study how different strains move and change. 'While we plan to run tests to confirm the ac...

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Dr. Fauci Reveals The Truth About New COVID-19 Strain

Dr. Fauci Reveals The Truth About New COVID-19 Strain

BioNTech, which worked with Pfizer to develop the first coronavirus vaccine approved in the United States, believes their vaccine should be effective against the mutated coronavirus . Chances o...

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Coronavirus: Cambridgeshire moving to Tier 4

Coronavirus: Cambridgeshire moving to Tier 4

He added that East Anglia in particular has seen a "significant" number of infections of the new variant of the virus. Accommodation is closed and overnight stays are not allowed but there are limit...

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Biden Taps Miguel Cardona to Head Education Department

Biden Taps Miguel Cardona to Head Education Department

Biden fulfills his promise to tap an education secretary with public school experience, in sharp contrast to current Education Secretary Betsy DeVos . Cardona has been a lifelong resident of Merid...

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938 more cases of Covid 19 and 13 further deaths

938 more cases of Covid 19 and 13 further deaths

The country's top doctors' advice to people who have arrived from the United Kingdom since December 11th to isolate for 14 days means they should eat Christmas dinner alone in their bedroom! "The NP...

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Malaysia signs deal for 6.4m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Malaysia signs deal for 6.4m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

The government will also procure enough vaccines to cover more than 80 per cent of the population. "So we know it's a sure thing", Khairy told a press conference in Putrajaya today on the government...

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Florida adds 10,434 COVID-19 cases. Death toll passes 20,700

Florida adds 10,434 COVID-19 cases. Death toll passes 20,700

Bell County Health Department officials announced the county's 31 COVID-19 related death on Tuesday. One of the deceased was a man and the other a woman, both age 65 or older. Georgia's seven-day ...

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Consumer relief: COVID bill to end 'surprise' medical bills

Consumer relief: COVID bill to end 'surprise' medical bills

The House was expected to vote on the legislation on Monday, said a spokeswoman for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md. The last US energy bill, passed during the George W. The loan applica...

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