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Tokyo Games Volunteers' Enthusiasm Wanes amid COVID-19

Tokyo Games Volunteers' Enthusiasm Wanes amid COVID-19

Toshio Nakagawa said. NZOC chief executive Kereyn Smith presents Olympic sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke with the Lonsdale Cup. "Can it fit into their life?" Are their family comfortable that...

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Johnson & Johnson promises to share vaccine data ‘soon’

Johnson & Johnson promises to share vaccine data ‘soon’

J&J gave its first financial forecast for 2021, saying it expects sales of $90.5 billion to $91.7 billion and adjusted earnings per share of $9.40 to $9.60. The price per shot will not exceed US$10 do...

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Province adjusts vaccine rollout due to shipment delays

Provincial officials say they plan to administer first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to all long-term care home residents in Ontario 10 days sooner than planned as at least one facility in outbreak ha...

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First Case of Brazilian Strain of Coronavirus Detected in US

First Case of Brazilian Strain of Coronavirus Detected in US

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Jan Malcolm said mitigation measures can slow the spread of "all COVID-19 variants", including wearing masks and practicing social distancing. The director of the U.S....

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Two masks offer more protection against COVID-19, Fauci says

Two masks offer more protection against COVID-19, Fauci says

Anthony Fauci recently confirmed that the method is "more effective" against stopping the spread. As per Dr.Fauci it isn't bad at all, especially when you are facing mutated variants of the virus. De...

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COVID cases confirmed in Alberta

COVID cases confirmed in Alberta

There are two new variants of COVID-19 found throughout the globe, one found first in the United Kingdom and the other in South Africa . He says the majority of them are directly related to global tr...

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Vaccine shortages push B.C. to delay second doses to 42 days

Vaccine shortages push B.C. to delay second doses to 42 days

The Island Health region has now recorded a total of 1,471 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, including 1,222 people who have fully recovered. Henry announced the province will delay administ...

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Dry morning commute expected so when does the winter weather arrive?

Dry morning commute expected so when does the winter weather arrive?

Snow and rain will gradually let up and clear before Wednesday morning. Snow levels between 12,500 and 13,000 feet. By late Tuesday morning, the snow will transition to a mix of snow, ice, and r...

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Biden to re-join Iran deal anytime soon?

Biden to re-join Iran deal anytime soon?

Ahead of talks, Lavrov said that "one of the most pressing topics is the task of rescuing the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA)". Ambassador Ravanchi said "there has not been any conversation"...

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U.S. detects 1st case of Brazilian Covid-19 variant

U.S. detects 1st case of Brazilian Covid-19 variant

The case was identified in a Minnesota resident who had recently traveled to Brazil, the department said. This strain is known as the Brazil P.1 variant. With the new lab information showing the case ...

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Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions, reversing Trump order

Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions, reversing Trump order

Israel's Maccabi Health Services showed that out of the 128,600 Israeli participants in a study who had all received their second jab of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, only 20 had tested positive for Co...

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California to lift stay-at-home orders on Monday

California to lift stay-at-home orders on Monday

Tomas Aragon, the state public health director. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the regional orders on December 3 in an effort to reduce the strain on hospitals as coronavirus case numbers surged. Los...

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The Real Reason Dr. Fauci Couldn't Appear On Rachel Maddow's Show

The Real Reason Dr. Fauci Couldn't Appear On Rachel Maddow's Show

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has fallen to about 110,000 from a high of 132,000 on January 7. Elsewhere, Minnesota school districts have begun bringing elementary students back for i...

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New Ontario COVID cases dip below 2,000 as grim anniversary marked

New Ontario COVID cases dip below 2,000 as grim anniversary marked

The company bills the new Spartan COVID-19 System as "the first truly mobile, rapid PCR test for COVID-19 for the Canadian market". The first case of COVID-19 was identified in Ontario on January 25...

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Californian Dies Hours after Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, Prompting Probe

Californian Dies Hours after Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, Prompting Probe

While it is unclear which COVID-19 vaccine the patient received, health officials said people should not be too quick to blame the vaccine for the death. Chautauqua County, New York, is reporting a to...

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Miley Cyrus joins Super Bowl show

Miley Cyrus joins Super Bowl show

Many other artists are getting involved in the Superbowl this year. The "TikTok Tailgate" will kick off at at 2:30 PM EST on CBS. The Weeknd will serve as the headliner for the Super Bowl LV halft...

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260 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; 3 additional deaths

260 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask; 3 additional deaths

There are 260 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on January 24, 2021. There are 197 people with COVID-19 in hospitals throughout the province, an increase of 20 hospitalizations compare...

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Coronavirus Will "Continue To Change", Says Indian-American Physician

Even though National Treasury says there is enough money for these vaccines, they have not ruled out the possibility of a tax hike. "While there's some early data that was reported on earlier this w...

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COVID-19: Montreal Heart Institute concludes colchicine tablet is effective

COVID-19: Montreal Heart Institute concludes colchicine tablet is effective

The committee of experts of the health ministry gave the green light for colchicine , an low-cost medicine for heart diseases, to be included in the protocol of oral treatments in patients with Covid...

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As US passes another Covid milestone, new variants could pose further challenges

As US passes another Covid milestone, new variants could pose further challenges

County officials on Saturday announced that the COVID-19 vaccine was available to anyone 65 and older. Earlier this month, the CDC warned the variant appeared to be more easily transmissible...

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Mixing vaccines okay in limited circumstances — CDC

Mixing vaccines okay in limited circumstances — CDC

The WHO has posited that social distancing and mask-wearing, along with the release of COVID-19 vaccines , have had much to do with the obliteration of the flu . Ironically because of this low activ...

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2359 cases of COVID-19 reported across Ontario Saturday

2359 cases of COVID-19 reported across Ontario Saturday

At a separate press conference , Bill Blair, the Minister of Public Safety, provided more details on the mobile units. "Fighting the pandemic is our top priority". "This will provide up to 200 addi...

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COVID-19 deaths, 274 new cases reported in Sask.

COVID-19 deaths, 274 new cases reported in Sask.

The new cases reported Friday were in the Saskatoon (88), Regina (47), northwest (40), north-central (39), northeast (20), far northeast (14), central-east (14), southeast (14), far northwest (11), ce...

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New coronavirus variant 'may be more deadly', United Kingdom warns

New coronavirus variant 'may be more deadly', United Kingdom warns

Mr Johnson said the impact of the new variant, which is already known to be more transmissible, was putting the National Health Service (NHS) under "intense pressure". Vallance stressed the variants r...

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New COVID-19 variant defeats plasma treatment, may reduce vaccine efficacy

New COVID-19 variant defeats plasma treatment, may reduce vaccine efficacy

He explained that both variants have more differences in shape, which might mean they may not be recognised by antibodies. He said in the government briefing: "There's increasing confidence couple...

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Alberta Health reports 13 deaths Saturday, including two victims in their 20s

Alberta Health reports 13 deaths Saturday, including two victims in their 20s

They will now continue for an unknown amount of time. The province's number of people in hospital also dropped below 700, with 691 people with COVID-19 now admitted. There are now active alerts in 1...

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Joe Biden signs order to protect transgender status in sports & schools

Joe Biden signs order to protect transgender status in sports & schools

The ruling has wide-ranging implications, affecting policies that prohibit discrimination based on sex. The basis for the executive order is a landmark Supreme Court ruling a year ago, which fou...

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Biden, UK's Boris Johnson discuss Paris accord, trade, coronavirus

Biden, UK's Boris Johnson discuss Paris accord, trade, coronavirus

He said that for a man in his 60s with the original version of the virus, "the average risk is that for 1,000 people who got infected, roughly 10 would be expected to unfortunately die". "You will see...

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Ontario reports 2,359 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths

Ontario reports 2,359 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths

There are now 24,545 active cases of the virus across Ontario . The province said 63,453 tests were completed in the previous day for a positivity rate of 4.5 per cent. Elsewhere in the GTA, Halton...

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COVID-19 vaccine doses may be spaced six weeks apart, CDC says

COVID-19 vaccine doses may be spaced six weeks apart, CDC says

Pfizer headquarters in New York City. "We are pleased with the committee's strong majority vote, and if the FDA issues an authorization, stand at the ready to bring this vaccine to people in the U.S....

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AstraZeneca: Coronavirus vaccine deliveries to European Union reduced

AstraZeneca: Coronavirus vaccine deliveries to European Union reduced

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last Friday that new evidence had led the government to revise its initial view that the variant was more contagious but not more risky. The firm said previous year i...

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UK COVID variant could be slightly deadlier, early evidence shows

UK COVID variant could be slightly deadlier, early evidence shows

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a coronavirus press conference at 10 Downing Street in London , Friday Jan. 22, 2021. Patrick Vallance , the UK's Chief Scientific Advise...

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AstraZeneca vaccine delivery to Ireland delayed amid 'glitch' in production

AstraZeneca vaccine delivery to Ireland delayed amid 'glitch' in production

It was not clear how many doses AstraZeneca had initially been expected to deliver to the 27-country bloc. Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for health and food safety has expressed " deep ...

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13 new COVID-19 cases identified on Vancouver Island

13 new COVID-19 cases identified on Vancouver Island

NanaimoNewsNOW reports the Island Health confirmed data . Seventeen people have died of COVID-19 on Vancouver Island since the pandemic began, while 1,165 people have recovered. The number of peop...

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B.C. COVID-19 map suggests surge in Interior Health

B.C. COVID-19 map suggests surge in Interior Health

The written briefing from provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix indicates that there are now 4,479 active cases of the coronavirus in the province. Across BC, 508 n...

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