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Most Covid-19 patients have at least 1 symptom 6 months on

Most Covid-19 patients have at least 1 symptom 6 months on

The professor said the research highlighted the need for ongoing care for patients after they have been discharged from hospital, particularly those who have had severe infections. New research publ...

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Democrats Vow To Deliver $2K Checks With New Control Of Senate

Democrats Vow To Deliver $2K Checks With New Control Of Senate

The White House had no immediate comment Sunday. Republicans now have only 50 seats in the Senate in the 117th Congress. The Republican debacle in Georgia - sealed when Jon Ossoff was procla...

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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden receives second COVID-19 vaccine shot

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden receives second COVID-19 vaccine shot

German company BioNTech, which developed the first coronavirus vaccine approved in the West, said Monday it expects to produce 2 billion doses in 2021, up from the previous forecast of 1.3 billion d...

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173 new cases of COVID-19 in Northern Health over the weekend

173 new cases of COVID-19 in Northern Health over the weekend

Minnesota has followed guidance from the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and earmarked limited initial supplies of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to the 1a priority grou...

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Democrat Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Democrat Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Tests Positive for Coronavirus

She received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine once it was made available to members of Congress, according to her office. The Capitol's attending physician warned there was a possible r...

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United Kingdom to roll out asymptomatic testing this week

United Kingdom to roll out asymptomatic testing this week

The new scheme will include all 317 local authorities, with 131 already signed up and 107 already testing asymptomatic people for Covid-19. Matthew Fell, of the Confederation of British Industry (CB...

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Brisbane lifts virus lockdown after city finds zero cases

Brisbane lifts virus lockdown after city finds zero cases

The woman also had the United Kingdom mutant strain of COVID-19 and had been in quarantine in Melbourne for 10 days before being allowed to fly but has since tested positive for the virus. It was fear...

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More than 140000 COVID-19 vaccine shots given in Minnesota

More than 140000 COVID-19 vaccine shots given in Minnesota

Our thoughts and our prayers are with you all". There are now 50 outbreaks at long-term care homes in the province, and six new health-care outbreaks were recorded on Monday. "As we know, when someo...

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New cases of Covid-19 in Laois

New cases of Covid-19 in Laois

HSE chief executive Paul Reid said private hospitals have begun providing some non-Covid urgent care to public patients in recent days. There have also been 17 additional deaths reported by the Depa...

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Israeli PM Gets Second Dose Of Covid-19 Shot

Israeli PM Gets Second Dose Of Covid-19 Shot

Israelis over the age of 60, those with health problems, and medical personnel have been receiving first injections of Pfizer vaccines since Dec 19. In return for speeding up the delivery of the ...

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Alberta schools to resume in-person classes on January 11

Alberta schools to resume in-person classes on January 11

I have struggled with you from being unable to have a graduation celebration for our daughter, unable to hug a sibling battling cancer, to my husband unable to say goodbye to a passing brother, to bei...

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Coronavirus variants may lead to false negative results with molecular tests - FDA

Coronavirus variants may lead to false negative results with molecular tests - FDA

Mumbai: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday announced that a total of 82 persons have been found with the new mutant variant of SARS- CoV-2 virus so far. "The FDA will continue t...

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United Kingdom launch new COVID-19 campaign as cases continue to rise

United Kingdom launch new COVID-19 campaign as cases continue to rise

Almost 1.5 million people, mainly over the age of 80, have already received a first dose of vaccine. The death toll reported by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases on Friday surp...

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Australia on high alert after overseas travelers bring new COVID-19 strains

Australia on high alert after overseas travelers bring new COVID-19 strains

The Premier said the highly contagious United Kingdom variant was "a whole new ballgame". She said there were 20 active cases in the state. "So in Queensland , every person who tests positive in ...

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United Kingdom vaccinating 200000 people a day: Health minister

United Kingdom vaccinating 200000 people a day: Health minister

He warned that the pressure on the NHS was now "very very bad". Some experts have branded the current lockdown measures not strict enough, in the face of the more transmissible variant which has spr...

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Coronavirus symptoms persist for 6 months after recovery, - Wuhan scientists

Coronavirus symptoms persist for 6 months after recovery, - Wuhan scientists

Professor Gordon added: "For every 12 patients in intensive care you treat with these drugs, based on the evidence we saw, you would expect to save one life". Almost 400 patients also underwent furthe...

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3 new cases of the United Kingdom coronavirus strain confirmed in N.Y

3 new cases of the United Kingdom coronavirus strain confirmed in N.Y

Yet, the federal government continues to refuse to learn from the spring and mandate testing for all worldwide travellers. "Thousands of vaccine doses sit idle, or are even wasted, as the current sy...

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289 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 10,045 statewide

289 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 10,045 statewide

There are 68,275 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 637 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk ...

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Most COVID-19 patients have at least one symptom 6 months on

Most COVID-19 patients have at least one symptom 6 months on

More than half who required a ventilator for their illness later experienced a condition that reduces oxygen flow from the lungs into the bloodstream. Earlier this year, Wuhan and Hubei authorities ...

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London Mayor Declares State of Emergency over Uncontrolled Virus Spread

London Mayor Declares State of Emergency over Uncontrolled Virus Spread

London mayor Sadiq Khan, from the opposition Labour Party, said hospital beds in the capital would run out within the next few weeks because the spread of the virus was "out of control". The worst ...

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Covid-19: UK vaccinating 200,000 people a day

Covid-19: UK vaccinating 200,000 people a day

For example, in warfare, if you want to destroy your enemies, you look for specific leaders, captains, the generals; once you decapitate them, then the soldiers will become weak. Mr Hancock told the S...

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CDC Says At Least 52 COVID Variant Cases in US

CDC Says At Least 52 COVID Variant Cases in US

McDonald, of the C.D.C., said . The government said there had been a further 60,916 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom as of 9am. And the department is working to establish ...

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NHS patients set to receive potentially life-saving Covid-19 treatment

NHS patients set to receive potentially life-saving Covid-19 treatment

Early results from an global trial previously suggested tocilizumab might improve outcomes for those with life-threatening coronavirus infections. Other trials such as the RECOVERY trial are asses...

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New life-saving Covid drugs raise hope as deaths surge

New life-saving Covid drugs raise hope as deaths surge

Britain reported 1 325 new deaths from Covid-19 on Friday, its highest daily figure since the outbreak of the pandemic, with another 68,053 additional cases. The excess death rate in 2020 was the high...

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Canadian airline WestJet cites ‘unprecedented cancellations’, hitting 1,000 jobs

Canadian airline WestJet cites ‘unprecedented cancellations’, hitting 1,000 jobs

The federal government said last week that Canada-bound air passengers would have to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result in order to board their flight - a requirement that took effect ...

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Protective Immunity Against COVID-19 May Last For Over eight Months

Protective Immunity Against COVID-19 May Last For Over eight Months

One of the limitations of the study is that most people only offered one blood sample, providing only a glimpse into their current immunity. Based on analyses of blood samples from 188 COVID-19 pa...

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For nurses, California's virus outbreak has a personal toll

For nurses, California's virus outbreak has a personal toll

In pre-COVID days, EMS personnel consulted Reference 814 of the California Health and Safety Code in determining when to pronounce a patient dead in the field. There are 28 confirmed cases of the va...

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CDC Says Severe Allergic Reactions To Covid Vaccine 'Rare'

The vaccines given to the people who had reactions did not come from the same lot. Twenty-one instances have been made a decision to be anaphylaxis, such as 17 in humans with a documented rec...

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White House task force warns of new 'USA variant' of Covid-19

White House task force warns of new 'USA variant' of Covid-19

He shared a picture of other groups identified phases 1b and 1c, including frontline essential workers, people age 75 and older and those those with high-risk conditions, among others. Dismayed, offic...

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Aus PM calls special meeting to discuss new Covid-19 strain

Aus PM calls special meeting to discuss new Covid-19 strain

Morrison said on Thursday that Australia's vaccine rollout will occur in five stages with frontline workers in the health, aged care, disability and hotel quarantine systems as well as those living in...

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Boris Johnson postpones India trip amid Britain's Covid-19 crisis

Boris Johnson postpones India trip amid Britain's Covid-19 crisis

The regulations, which allow the lockdown to be in place until the end of March, are expected to pass easily - as Labour is set to support the motion. Downing Street said the PM Johnson's visit has...

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Wuhan figure three times higher than actual: Chinese study

Wuhan figure three times higher than actual: Chinese study

More than three quarters of coronavirus patients have at least one ongoing symptom six months after initially becoming unwell, a landmark study has found. Tests revealed that 13% (107/822) of patien...

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Officials Confirm 8,248 New Coronavirus Cases And 20 Further Deaths

Officials Confirm 8,248 New Coronavirus Cases And 20 Further Deaths

A different strain of the COVID-19 virus that originated in South Africa has been found in Alberta, the province's top doctor said Friday. The variant has driven a resurgence in infections in South ...

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COVID vaccine arrives in Anson

COVID vaccine arrives in Anson

Phase 1B: People who are 75 years old or older; firefighters; police officers; corrections officers; food and agricultural workers; U.S. Postal Service workers; manufacturing workers; grocery store w...

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Rheumatoid arthritis drugs work against severe coronavirus cases

Rheumatoid arthritis drugs work against severe coronavirus cases

The results, which have not yet been peer-reviewed, suggest that the mortality rate was 35.8% for patients receiving the current standard of care alone and 27.3%, on average, for patients given tocil...

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