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Cumbria set to move into Tier 4 restrictions

Cumbria set to move into Tier 4 restrictions

Several areas across the United Kingdom will be placed in Tier 4 from tomorrow. It means a total of 44 million people, or 78% of the population of England, are now in Tier 4, where non-essential sho...

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Colorado Finds First US Case of UK COVID Variant

Health officials said a second Guard member may have it too. The two were sent on December 23 to work at a nursing home struggling with an outbreak of the virus in a small town outside Denver, sai...

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Phase one of COVID-19 vaccine rollout to include First Nations communities

Phase one of COVID-19 vaccine rollout to include First Nations communities

Earlier today, the United Kingdom became the first country to authorize use of the COVID-19 vaccine created by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. The General said he expects 53,000 doses of the newl...

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Melbourne COVID-19 cases threaten WA’s open border with Victoria

Melbourne COVID-19 cases threaten WA’s open border with Victoria

Beateau Bay is on the NSW Central Coast, placing the woman in one of Victoria's designated "Red Zones". "You must apply for a new travel permit through Service Victoria, get tested within 24 hours o...

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Biden, Trump To Campaign In Georgia On Eve Of Crucial Senate Polls

Biden, Trump To Campaign In Georgia On Eve Of Crucial Senate Polls

Support from Georgia Sens. Perdue and Loeffler were under increased pressure from their Democratic opponents Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock to increase the payments, especially after Pres...

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New U.S. dietary guidelines: Children under 2 shouldn’t have sweet treats

The new federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released Tuesday, offering advice on what to eat by life stage, including information on babies from birth to age 2 for the first time since ...

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Jennifer Aniston Defended By Fans From Her Christmas Ornament Backlash

Jennifer Aniston Defended By Fans From Her Christmas Ornament Backlash

While she didn't mention any further comment or explanation in her story, netizens seemingly took offence calling it an insensitive post. Many also said people would do well to be reminded that A...

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Covid-19: First vaccine patient has her second jab

As part of the European Union, which approved use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine from Sunday, a vaccination programme has now begun in the country which has one of the worst coronavirus death tolls ...

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COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm December 29

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm December 29

The 8,545 additional cases statewide brings the total to 622,349, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Numbers released Wednesday show health care workers have accounted for 31,968 po...

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India reports 20,549 new cases; recovery rate at 96%

India reports 20,549 new cases; recovery rate at 96%

UK's Covid mutation is defined by set of 17 mutations or changes thus making it a super spreader in a way. The same procedure has been put in place for people returning from South Africa, where anot...

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United Kingdom surge in cases an 'extreme concern'

United Kingdom surge in cases an 'extreme concern'

Covid-19 cases recorded in a single day have risen above 40,000 for the first time, as Public Health England (PHE) warned "hospitals are at their most vulnerable". NHS staff have not been prioritised ...

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United Kingdom approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

United Kingdom approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

There is considerably less uncertainty over the rollout of the Oxford vaccine, with the scene having largely been set earlier in December with the Pfizer/BioNtech jab. In addition to the Serum Institu...

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Britain approves AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

Britain approves AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, which has ordered 100 million doses, had already fast-tracked approval of a vaccine developed by Pfizer of the United States and Germany's BioNTech, and ad...

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Bucks set National Basketball Association record for 3-pointers in blowout of Heat

Bucks set National Basketball Association record for 3-pointers in blowout of Heat

During a four-year college career at Utah State, he made 319 of them in 132 games. Khris Middleton drilled four of his five 3-point attempts vs. the Heat . Miami, playing without Jimmy Butler (...

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COVID-19 restrictions tighten in Sydney as new cluster emerges

Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said health authorities were only alerted to the new cases outside of Sydney early on Tuesday morning. There were (at least) 34 close contacts. Vehicles queue while...

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Unauthorized vaccines administered in NY

Unauthorized vaccines administered in NY

Over the weekend, alarms were set off after New York State's top doctor said that a health facility may have obtained doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and begun distributing doses to the genera...

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West Bengal reports 1st case of new mutated Covid-19 strain

West Bengal reports 1st case of new mutated Covid-19 strain

The man has no recent travel history, challenging health officials to find the possible source of infection and identify others who may be at risk. US President-elect Joe Biden warned that the situa...

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Spain to share coronavirus vaccine-refusal registry with European Union countries

The official number of deaths from Covid-19 has now topped 50,000, although the true figure is believed to be above 66,000 based on statistical studies of death registries. Mr Illa stressed that the b...

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World Health Organization working with South Africa, UK to understand coronavirus mutations

World Health Organization working with South Africa, UK to understand coronavirus mutations

The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board's September 2019 first annual report on global readiness for health emergencies that was released a few months before the pandemic broke out said that the plan...

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Donald Trump signs COVID relief bill, averts government shutdown | DW

Donald Trump signs COVID relief bill, averts government shutdown | DW

A day after the signing, Trump was back at the golf course in Florida, the state where he is expected to move after Biden is sworn in on January 20. U.S. "The compromise bill is not ideal, but it wi...

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More than 50000 test positive for Covid in a single day

More than 50000 test positive for Covid in a single day

One senior doctor said some trusts in London and the South East are considering the option of setting up tents outside hospitals - something normally reserved for sudden events such as terror attack...

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Adds 151 new COVID-19 cases over holiday weekend

Adds 151 new COVID-19 cases over holiday weekend

Horry County added 138 COVID-19 cases to its count Tuesday, health officials announced. As of 2pm today 359 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 30 are in ICU. "The vaccination programme w...

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United Kingdom facing COVID-19 'catastrophe' as hospitals near capacity

A surge in coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom is of "extreme concern", a health boss says, as a record number of cases was reported for the second day running. Earlier this month Britain became...

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New variant of Covid virus found in 6 United Kingdom returnees

New variant of Covid virus found in 6 United Kingdom returnees

Of them, 114 have tested positive for Covid, and genome sequencing of their samples is on. All these persons have been kept in single room isolation at designated health care facilities by respectiv...

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25 new cases and one death reported Monday

25 new cases and one death reported Monday

Statewide totals from the illness caused by the coronavirus are at 238,672 cases and 3,195 deaths . Ireland's chief medical officer has expressed concern at the continued rise of coronavirus case n...

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First confirmed cases of UK Covid-19 strain detected in Pakistan

First confirmed cases of UK Covid-19 strain detected in Pakistan

The UK has reported 41,385 new coronavirus cases and 357 more deaths today - topping all previous records for newly confirmed cases. . Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Tuesday expressed conc...

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Ontario records new single-day record for COVID-19 cases

Ontario records new single-day record for COVID-19 cases

The individual, who lives in the Island Health region, had returned to B.C. from the United Kingdom on flight AC855 on December 15. The Public Health Agency of Canada says research into a new varian...

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Nightingale hospitals remain on standby amid rising Covid-19 patient numbers

Official NHS figures show that there are now more patients with COVID-19 in hospital than there were at the previous peak in the spring, while the London Ambulance Service said Boxing Day was one ...

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500 new cases confirmed province-wide

500 new cases confirmed province-wide

This Monday is the first day since December 23 that Alberta Health Services publishes a detailed report on the spread of COVID-19 in the province. The second is 30 - the percentage of respondents in...

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'Covid-19 infects 9 to 10 people in LA County every minute'

'Covid-19 infects 9 to 10 people in LA County every minute'

Also, the number of cases Monday was fewer than half of the 9,083 daily average for the past 21 days in the state. The highest recorded during the initial surge was 42 on April 27. Although less than ...

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Clark County tallies 404 COVID-19 cases over long weekend

Clark County tallies 404 COVID-19 cases over long weekend

They could still have ongoing health issues as a result of the illness. This brings the state's total case count to 564,080. On Saturday , the state reported more than 30,000 new COVID-19 cases a...

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Marco Rubio Accuses Dr. Fauci Of Lying About COVID-19!!

Marco Rubio Accuses Dr. Fauci Of Lying About COVID-19!!

Initial studies show that the mutation is not a more serious virus "in terms of virulence", Dr Fauci said, and that it will not affect the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines. "So I made a calc...

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Vaccine overdose puts German care workers in hospital

Vaccine overdose puts German care workers in hospital

Specific teams were formed for various tasks by the district administration and activities like uploading of dummy beneficiary's data, session site creation, vaccine allocation, communication vaccinat...

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Jackson County reports three more COVID-19 deaths; 69 cases

Jackson County reports three more COVID-19 deaths; 69 cases

Yesterday, there were 1,296 new cases recorded in the Republic, the highest daily increase since the pandemic began back in March. The county is not now monitoring any additional "suspect cases" thr...

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Ministry of Home Affairs extends Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution

Ministry of Home Affairs extends Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution

India now permits inbound and outbound travel to 23 countries under "air bubbles", which are temporary travel arrangements with these countries aimed at "restarting commercial passenger services when ...

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