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United Kingdom teachers, police, shop workers may get coronavirus vaccine in phase 2

United Kingdom teachers, police, shop workers may get coronavirus vaccine in phase 2

In the United Kingdom more than 3.8 million people have now been given their first doses and over half of the over-80s have had the jab. Zahawi told LBC radio that Britain was hoping for 2 million...

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COVID-19: one million doses per week in Canada as of April

COVID-19: one million doses per week in Canada as of April

The province's Covid-19 cases came to 240,970 and the deaths number was 9,005 while the total number of recovery was 210,364. Over 608,000 patients have since recovered and at least 20,366,000 tests h...

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New Covid-19 variant will dominate across U.S. in coming months: CDC

New Covid-19 variant will dominate across U.S. in coming months: CDC

Because of this, the agency is urging "universal and increased compliance with mitigation strategies, including distancing and masking". As of January 13, 2021, approximately 76 cases of B.1.1.7 hav...

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USA vaccine worries Norway as 29 elderly people die after jab

USA vaccine worries Norway as 29 elderly people die after jab

Svein Andersen, 67, is first in Norway to receive the Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine in Oslo, Norway, on December 27, 2020. Professor Catherine Bennett, chair in epidemiology at Deakin Universit...

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All UK adults to be offered coronavirus vaccine by September, Raab says

All UK adults to be offered coronavirus vaccine by September, Raab says

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens said: "Since Christmas Day we've seen another 15,000 increase in the in-patients in hospitals across England, that's the equivalent of filling 30 hospital...

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Norwich's Castle Quarter to host mass Covid vaccination site

Norwich's Castle Quarter to host mass Covid vaccination site

More than 3.5 million people have received a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom, surpassing the number who have tested positive for the virus, according to British government data....

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Country music legend Willie Nelson gets his Covid-19 vaccination

Country music legend Willie Nelson gets his Covid-19 vaccination

Government authorities, however, have strenuously tried to allay concerns about the safety of locally produced vaccine. His government has said politicians will not be considered priority groups in t...

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US Covid-19 cases surpass 23 mn: Johns Hopkins University

US Covid-19 cases surpass 23 mn: Johns Hopkins University

At that stage, it said the country had reported 44 patients of which 11 were severely ill, and that the outbreak had been linked to a wet market in the sprawling city of Wuhan. In the United States on...

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Scattered U.S. vaccine shortages halt some COVID-19 inoculations

Scattered U.S. vaccine shortages halt some COVID-19 inoculations

Across the state, 827,715 doses have been administered with 731,285 going to first doses and 96,430 for second doses, Cuomo said. "We went through 125,000 in the first four days of this week, and our ...

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CDC: UK coronavirus variant will become dominant in United States in March

CDC: UK coronavirus variant will become dominant in United States in March

The state of play: Only about 76 people in a dozen states have been diagnosed with the the B.1.1.7 variant so far, according to the CDC , but experts warn there are likely more undetected cases. This...

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People with COVID-19 immunity can still carry and transmit the virus

People with COVID-19 immunity can still carry and transmit the virus

Public Health England , which analyzed the results of coronavirus and antibody tests taken by almost 21,000 healthcare workers from June to November, found past infection resulted in a 83% lower risk ...

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LA County records more than 1 million coronavirus cases

LA County records more than 1 million coronavirus cases

The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department and Wilson Health are working together and will administer the vaccine to eligible individuals as the vaccine doses are received. Vaccine injections, meanwhi...

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Manitoba wants public input on COVID-19 restrictions

Coronavirus Canada Updates: Manitoba wants public input on COVID-19 restrictions

A protest against provincial public health orders went ahead outside Steinbach's city hall Saturday despite local officials including mayor Earl Funk and Chamber of Commerce president Wayne Patram ask...

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Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Pfizer: Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to slow in late January

Yang Zhanqiu, a virologist from Wuhan University said if the link between these deaths and vaccines is proven, it would indicate that the effect of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and other mRNA vaccin...

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Immunity Is Likely After COVID-but Not Guaranteed

Immunity Is Likely After COVID-but Not Guaranteed

However, experts cautioned those with immunity may still be able carry the virus in their nose and throat and, therefore, have a risk of transmitting to others. Kulkarni, another co-author of the re...

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Ontario reports more than 3,000 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports more than 3,000 new COVID cases today

Of those patients, more than 397 are in intensive care, and 281 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator. When looking at all COVID-19 tests administered in Ontario, there was a slight upti...

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Trump's Justice Department Drove Border Policy That Separated Children From Parents

Trump's Justice Department Drove Border Policy That Separated Children From Parents

Despite warnings that the government couldn't care for the children, he pushed forward with the policy. The American Civil Liberties Union sued to stop the separations and a federal judge ordered th...

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Devon hospitals least hit by covid

Devon hospitals least hit by covid

In contrast, at least 10 hospital trusts of the 123 in England have half or more of their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with 45 of them having at least a third of their adult g...

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Ontario reports more than 3000 new COVID-19 cases, 51 additional deaths

Ontario reports more than 3000 new COVID-19 cases, 51 additional deaths

Of the latest hospitalizations, 397 are in intensive care units, down from 387 on Friday, and 281 are breathing with the help of a ventilator. To date, 8,865,263 tests have been completed. During Frid...

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Previous Coronavirus Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least 5 Months

Previous Coronavirus Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least 5 Months

Scientists still don't know exactly how long this immunity lasts or how strong it is, though recent research suggests the protection could last for several months. "Natural infection looks as good as ...

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Vaccine shortages arise across US, halting inoculations in some places

Vaccine shortages arise across US, halting inoculations in some places

California Governor Gavin Newsom, appearing at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for the opening of a mass-inoculation site, said Azar and Vice President Mike Pence had committed on a conference call ...

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Alberta easing province wide COVID-19 restrictions starting Monday

Alberta easing province wide COVID-19 restrictions starting Monday

All Alberta businesses, organizations, and service providers must continue to follow all other existing health measures. There are 806 people in Alberta's hospitals with COVID-19 infections right no...

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50 additional deaths and 3498 new cases of COVID-19 reported today

50 additional deaths and 3498 new cases of COVID-19 reported today

Sadly, a further 19 deaths have also been reported up north. Of the newly confirmed cases, 38 are females and 28 are males, with ages ranging from one to 84 years. 'It is essential that anyone arriv...

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President-elect Joe Biden chooses David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed

President-elect Joe Biden chooses David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed

Previously, Kessler served as FDA commissioner from 1990 to 1997, under the presidencies of George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. The name of the effort will change, as will the people involved. Kessle...

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The latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

There are now 7,132 people under active public health monitoring because of exposures to known cases of the coronavirus, and 75,914 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine. "It is, of course, concerni...

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Trump Signs Executive Order During Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit

Trump Signs Executive Order During Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit

Watch live above via the White House. "They say it's somewhat of a miracle and I think that's true", Trump said at the event on Operation Warp Speed, the administration's program for pushing vaccin...

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December inflation rate rises to 10.4 per cent-Stats office

December inflation rate rises to 10.4 per cent-Stats office

The indices of industrial production for mining, manufacturing and electricity sectors for the month of November 2020 stand at 104.5, 128.4 and 144.8, according to an official statement. Energy inflat...

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African Union 'secures 300m Covid vaccine doses'

African Union 'secures 300m Covid vaccine doses'

We have held steadfastly to the principle that no country should be left behind. Although infection numbers and death rates are comparatively lower across most of Africa, cases are spiking again in ...

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Qld hotel walls swabbed for United Kingdom virus

Qld hotel walls swabbed for United Kingdom virus

However, the newspaper said she was left unattended at the hospital and travelled back to the hotel in a taxi or rideshare. 9News understands Queensland Health's investigations come as Chief Health ...

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Africa secures 270 million coronavirus vaccine doses

Africa secures 270 million coronavirus vaccine doses

The Herald understands shipments of the vaccines will begin in March and all of them will be delivered this year, with 50 million vaccine doses supplied between April and June. Afreximbank will, upon ...

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Minnesota launches COVID-19 vaccination data dashboard

The state of Minnesota confirms 1,598 new COVID-19 cases and 43 newly reported deaths Thursday, one day after the United States' highest one-day fatality count from COVID-19 yet. The state's priority ...

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English health official says have been extracting extra doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

English health official says have been extracting extra doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

The Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology recently called on the Australian government to pause its planned rollout of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccines, saying it might not be effectiv...

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Previous COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, health body says

Previous COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, health body says

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a woman to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a bus terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina January 12, 2021. All participants ha...

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Provincial government pauses residential evictions during stay-at-home order

Provincial government pauses residential evictions during stay-at-home order

Finally, police who "have reasonable grounds to believe that an individual has committed an offence" under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act - the province declared a second state of e...

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536 new cases of COVID-19, 45 in Northern Health

536 new cases of COVID-19, 45 in Northern Health

Henry added that based on screening of COVID-19 samples in the province, officials do not believe either the South African variant or the United Kingdom variant - of which B.C. "As you know, we do hav...

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