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Antibiotic Overuse for COVID May Be Causing Super Gonorrhea

Antibiotic Overuse for COVID May Be Causing Super Gonorrhea

As a end result ... the normal form of gonorrhea we all know and enjoy has gotten more robust and more resistant to antibiotics that would usually eliminate it (like azithromycin). This provides space...

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HSE chief describes

HSE chief describes "alarming" rise in people being tested for Covid-19

HSE director-general Paul Reid says contact tracing calls have more than tripled in recent weeks, to over 30,000 calls per week. Spain's vaccination plan will first cover care home residents, care...

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California becomes first USA state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases

California becomes first USA state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases

The CDC says that effective Monday, people traveling into the US from the United Kingdom will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before being allowed to board flights. COVID-19 is out of ...

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[WATCH LIVE] President Cyril Ramaphosa updates South Africans at 8pm tonight

[WATCH LIVE] President Cyril Ramaphosa updates South Africans at 8pm tonight

On Sunday, members of the National Coronavirus Council (NCC) were called from leave to attend an emergency meeting as the pressure from hospitals and health workers alike, calling for harsher restrict...

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Ontario confirms three cases of U.K. COVID-19 variant

On Saturday, a couple from Durham Region were the first two cases of the new strain in the province. The province says the third case is an individual in Ottawa who recently traveled from the UK. St...

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Hungary starts coronavirus vaccinations - government spokesman

Hungary starts coronavirus vaccinations - government spokesman

In line with other European Union countries, Germany also launched its mass Covid-19 vaccination on Sunday, and the first batch of vaccines in the country will give priority to people over 80 years ...

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Covid-19: United Kingdom records 30,000 new cases and 316 deaths

Covid-19: United Kingdom records 30,000 new cases and 316 deaths

The true numbers are likely to be higher as some parts of the United Kingdom are not reporting data. It was unclear whether a rise of cases in England by almost 11,000 was partially a result of fluc...

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Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delivery to Spain delayed

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delivery to Spain delayed

Vaccinations will be free and available to everyone from mid-2021 once the priority groups are expected to have finished being inoculated. "Thanks to a huge effort from the NHS [National Health Serv...

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Boston doctor has severe allergic reaction to Moderna Covid vaccine

Boston doctor has severe allergic reaction to Moderna Covid vaccine

Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, the Pfizer vaccine has been administered to more than 600,000 citizens. Although it's doubtful what component can also additionally have prompted Sadrzadeh's respon...

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Coronavirus: 744 cases reported as hospitalisations increase across Ireland

Coronavirus: 744 cases reported as hospitalisations increase across Ireland

Nearly all the 1,500 people have been tested and the results of a majority of them are out. One historical case from May is now being confirmed after having been investigated. The total number of co...

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US surpasses 19m Covid-19 cases: Johns Hopkins University

US surpasses 19m Covid-19 cases: Johns Hopkins University

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the country's infection tally and the death toll now stood at 19,129,368 and 33...

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Several EU countries begin vaccinating against COVID-19

Several EU countries begin vaccinating against COVID-19

The vaccines , developed by Germany's BioNTech and American drugmaker Pfizer , started arriving in super-cold containers at European Union hospitals on Friday from a factory in Belgium. This first ...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Begins in EU Countries

COVID-19 Vaccination Begins in EU Countries

But even then, Hungary on Saturday jumped the gun on the official roll-out by administering shots to frontline workers at hospitals in the capital Budapest. A small number of people in Germany , ho...

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English COVID-19 infections rise again, 1-in-85 people infected

English COVID-19 infections rise again, 1-in-85 people infected

That has raised concern that tests, treatments and vaccines that just started rolling out might be less effective, though Europe's health regulator said the variant probably isn't different enough fro...

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California becomes first state to reach 2 million COVID-19 cases

Scientists in Angels They are trying to find out if the fast-spreading strain of the coronavirus that is fueling a massive surge in cases in the United Kingdom is behind a similar spike in Californ...

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CDC Issues Update mRNA Vaccine Guidance

CDC Issues Update mRNA Vaccine Guidance

The guidance states that people with weakened immune systems or autoimmune conditions may receive the COVID-19 vaccine but should be aware that little to no data is now available on the safety of ...

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European Union nations kick off mass COVID-19 vaccinations

European Union nations kick off mass COVID-19 vaccinations

Ms von der Leyen previously lauded the coordination as tweeted on Saturday: "Today, we start turning the page on a hard year". More than 14 million people have been infected, and strict lockdown mea...

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New strain takes Covid care back to basics in Andhra Pradesh

New strain takes Covid care back to basics in Andhra Pradesh

In Hungary , health care workers were vaccinated at the Southern Pest Central Hospital in Budapest, while authorities in Slovakia also planned to begin administering their first doses on Saturday...

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Oxford corona vaccine can get first approval of emergency use in India

Oxford corona vaccine can get first approval of emergency use in India

Meanwhile, another report said that Bharat Biotech will be submitting the additional data sought by the drug regulator in a "week or two". However, no official confirmation came from the CDSCO. bi...

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LA probing for link between COVID-19 surge, new UK strain

LA probing for link between COVID-19 surge, new UK strain

Officials blamed the increase on gatherings during holidays and travel, but also cited more mundane activities such as shopping as possible reasons for the continued spread. "Everybody I talked to sai...

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 80 million: Johns Hopkins University

The drug could be given to people living in the same household as someone who has caught Covid, as well as university students, among whom the disease has spread rapidly due to the nature of halls of ...

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Singapore's first vaccinations roll out Dec 30 for healthcare workers

The Costa Rican leader was at Juan Santamaria airport in the capital San Jose to greet a flight delivering the first 9,750 doses of the vaccine , which arrived yesterday. In case there is need, some ...

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OR authorities link 2 virus outbreaks to one person

OR authorities link 2 virus outbreaks to one person

It's expected to be well into spring or summer before everyone in or can receive a coronavirus vaccine. They said that the person, who was not identified, had symptoms of COVID-19 but showed up to w...

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EU launches mass vaccination in 'moment of unity'

EU launches mass vaccination in 'moment of unity'

Ursula had earlier set a target start date of December 27-29 to vaccinate the masses in the European Union, and keeping her promise to the masses, the leader announced on Saturday that the vaccine h...

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Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give 1st vaccine shots ahead of European Union rollout

Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give 1st vaccine shots ahead of European Union rollout

The deal was struck on Christmas Eve and would signal a roll-out of the vaccine from March 2021. The distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which was first rolled out in the United Kingdom ear...

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Canada detects first coronavirus variant cases, World News & Top Stories

Canada detects first coronavirus variant cases, World News & Top Stories

On Saturday evening, federal public health officials issued a statement echoing their Ontario counterparts in assuring the public that no evidence has emerged that the United Kingdom variant will "c...

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Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to scientists who identified hepatitis C virus

Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to scientists who identified hepatitis C virus

Once the virus had been discovered, the groundwork had been laid for the development of highly sensitive blood tests to detect it, along with antiviral drugs to combat it. All the traditional techniqu...

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Three succumb to Covid-19

Three succumb to Covid-19

In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that detailed training modules had been developed for different categories of vaccine handlers and administrators including medical offic...

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600,000 people are receiving Covid vaccine across the UK

600,000 people are receiving Covid vaccine across the UK

Heading off to take receipt of the first delivery of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for the HSE", Reid said. "This is just the beginning and we are constantly working to expand our vaccination progra...

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Hundreds of backpackers gather for 'dance party' on Bronte Beach

Hundreds of backpackers gather for 'dance party' on Bronte Beach

Meanwhile, New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard condemned Christmas Day revelers who gathered in their hundreds at Bronte Beach, which is in Sydney's eastern suburbs and not part of the area...

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More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Tri-County Area

More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Tri-County Area

And Dallas County health officials reported 2,512 additional cases on Wednesday, a county record. Of the overall total, 3,700 people have recovered or are recovering, 278 have been hospitalized at...

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Boxing Day shoppers grab a bargain - where tiers allow

Stay-at-home restrictions are back into effect from Boxing Day. With the devolved administrations setting their own strategies, Northern Ireland goes into a six-week lockdown from Saturday with non-...

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English Covid-19 infections rise again, one in 85 people infected

This is the highest estimate for Wales since the survey began in the summer, and is up from 33,400 people for December 6 to 12 - the equivalent of a jump from around one in 90 people testing positive ...

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Brexit trade deal: What happens next in United Kingdom and European Union parliaments?

Brexit trade deal: What happens next in United Kingdom and European Union parliaments?

The strong show of unity is testament to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, who has worked relentlessly to keep all EU nations and the groups within the EU parliament in the loop of developments thro...

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman gets his Covid 19 first jab

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman gets his Covid 19 first jab

Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, said: "I extend my thanks and gratitude to the Crown Prince for his keenness and continuous follow-up to provide vaccines to citizens and residents, and his permanent dire...

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