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NM continues to see below 500 COVID cases a day

NM continues to see below 500 COVID cases a day

Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced that there are now 60 cases of COVID-19 variants in BC. Ehresmann said mask-wearing in public and social distancing will remain critical protections against any resur...

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New Zealand Records New Covid-19 Cases After 2 Months

New Zealand Records New Covid-19 Cases After 2 Months

The results of genomic sequencing have revealed the mother and daughter have the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19. ESR was now conducting a scan of the worldwide genome database to see if there is...

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Republicans Vote To Convict Trump In Impeachment Trial

Republicans Vote To Convict Trump In Impeachment Trial

He said of Mr Trump's trial: "While the final vote did not lead to a conviction, the substance of the charge is not in dispute". However, the vote fell short of the 67 required for conviction. Graha...

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"Democracy Is Fragile", Joe Biden Says After Trump Acquittal

Trump 's acquittal raises questions about what's next for the 74-year-old former president, the Republican Party and President Joe Biden . The fact that the vast majority of Senate Republicans v...

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Mario Draghi becomes Italy's new prime minister after weeks of infighting

Mario Draghi becomes Italy's new prime minister after weeks of infighting

The post of justice minister has been given to Marta Cartabia (independent), of defense minister to Lorenzo Guerini (Democratic Party), of economy and finance to Daniele Franco (Bank of Italy director...

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Ontario’s positivity rate hits 3-month low, over 1,500 new cases

Ontario’s positivity rate hits 3-month low, over 1,500 new cases

Public health officials have noted, however, that updates to a provincial database are causing data fluctuations in this week's case counts. Ontario reported almost 64,500 tests had been completed s...

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COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: B.C

COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: B.C

The number of new cases grew only by 36 on Wednesday, putting the county's total at 17,240 cases to date, but Public Health cautioned that a lab processing delay affecting the Washington State Departm...

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United Kingdom variant of Covid-19 has mutated again: Scientists

United Kingdom variant of Covid-19 has mutated again: Scientists

Officials are dispatching home testing kits and mobile testing units in an effort to reach every resident of those communities. "In all these areas it is imperative that people must stay at home and o...

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Post-COVID-19 Patients Likely Protected for 6 Months

Post-COVID-19 Patients Likely Protected for 6 Months

The study provides some reassurance that reinfection soon after recovery should be rare, according to Reuters . "This important study has revealed that the vast majority of people retain detectable...

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Republican compromise plan with $1,000 checks ‘way too small,’ Democrats say

Republican compromise plan with $1,000 checks ‘way too small,’ Democrats say

Jean-Pierre described entering the White House and getting ready for press secretary Jen Psaki's first briefing as a "whirlwind". But most Republicans are opposed to spending almost another $2 trill...

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England tests door-to-door in a bid to hunt for new coronavirus variant

England tests door-to-door in a bid to hunt for new coronavirus variant

Workplace testing is also being expanded across the country, including at the United Kingdom parliament, and "more scientific work is under way to leaven more about new variants", the Health Secretary...

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Dems plan vote on ousting Marjorie Taylor Greene from panels

Dems plan vote on ousting Marjorie Taylor Greene from panels

Greene has said her social media posts are managed by several people and that she does not see all of them. Democratic leaders in the House are set to hold a vote Thursday on whether Republican ne...

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Ontario expected to announce its school reopening plan for COVID hotspots today

Ontario expected to announce its school reopening plan for COVID hotspots today

We now have 1,192 COVID-19 patients in the hospital with 341 people in the ICU and 252 in the ICU on a ventilator. Lecce says leading medical experts have stated that schools in Ontario remain safe,...

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MA now has 5 cases of the UK COVID variant, CDC confirms

MA now has 5 cases of the UK COVID variant, CDC confirms

A total of 3,683,718 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said. The ethnicity of about half of those patients - about 6.7 million people - is known. Although...

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Kate Middleton Shares First-Ever Selfie Video For Children's Mental Health Week

Kate Middleton Shares First-Ever Selfie Video For Children's Mental Health Week

Research shows that those who experience bullying behaviour are more likely to have long term mental health concerns. Kate Middleton recorded her first selfie video with an important reminder ...

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Calgary students with variant COVID-19 case attended class while infectious

Calgary students with variant COVID-19 case attended class while infectious

Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, said Tuesday at a news conference. Alberta has the ability to screen 300 positive COVID-19 samples for variants per day. Alberta identified ...

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Six-point COVID-19 action plan implemented in Ontario

Six-point COVID-19 action plan implemented in Ontario

There has not been a COVID-19 related death reported in the region since Saturday, leaving the death toll unchanged at 57. Cases among residents at Caressant Care Retirement Home Woodstock have climbe...

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Vaccine developer to set up shop at new Montreal facility, says PM

Vaccine developer to set up shop at new Montreal facility, says PM

Novavax reported last week that its vaccine candidate was 89 per cent effective in Phase 3 clinical trials in the United Kingdom, and 60 per cent effective in South Africa, where most infections from...

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48 new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare today

48 new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare today

Northampton County had 142 new cases while Lehigh County had 105. Health officials define a probable case as one in which a patient has a positive viral antigen test or covid symptoms with a "high-...

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1247 new cases of Covid-19 with 15 further deaths

1247 new cases of Covid-19 with 15 further deaths

Of the 3,292 coronavirus-related deaths in Ireland , over 1,000 of these occurred in January. Of the total number of deaths 1,487 (63.1%) took place in hospital, 687 (29.2%) in care homes, 13 (0.6%...

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Ontario reports 1,969 new cases of COVID-19, but testing levels low

Ontario reports 1,969 new cases of COVID-19, but testing levels low

An unspecified number of Monday's cases were due to data cleanup by Toronto Public Health and reflected cases detected earlier in the pandemic. Almost 30,400 tests were completed over the last day a...

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Double masking for Covid protection: a trend with a objective

Double masking for Covid protection: a trend with a objective

Abraar Karan, an internal medicine physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Walensky said she wasn't sure the problem was access to masks. But in reality, how effective is this method? The B.C. Sl...

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Ontario plans to bring rapid COVID-19 testing to its schools

Ontario plans to bring rapid COVID-19 testing to its schools

If you're travelling to Pearson Airport, you're going to need to get a COVID-19 test. Highlights of the plan include no lifting of the state of emergency until at least February 9 or the stay-a...

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Covid-19 may reduce fertility in men

Covid-19 may reduce fertility in men

Experts, however, are unconvinced and commented that the research fails to prove the capacity of the virus to compromise male fertility. The sperm cells of COVID patients displayed a significant i...

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The New Coronavirus Variant And The Impact On Children

The New Coronavirus Variant And The Impact On Children

These children were known to not to show any infection symptoms for covid-19. MIS-C is a condition that often causes different parts of the body to become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidne...

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Bell Let's Talk this Thursday!

Bell Let's Talk this Thursday!

Canadians are invited to join in the conversation to support those who struggle while also driving Bell's donations to Canadian mental health simply by talking, texting and participating on social m...

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Africa CDC confirms new coronavirus South African variant in Ghana

Africa CDC confirms new coronavirus South African variant in Ghana

Moderna , Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Novavax said that their vaccines have not been as successful against the B.1.351 strain. World Health Organization also noted that the variant that was ini...

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Lockdown in Perth- virus hits hotel after 10-months COVID-19 free

Lockdown in Perth- virus hits hotel after 10-months COVID-19 free

Travellers who are already in Queensland but have been in a hotspot area since January 26 have been ordered to get tested and isolate until they get a result. Masks are now mandatory for whenever peop...

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United Kingdom reports 1,200 more COVID-19 deaths and 23,275 cases

United Kingdom reports 1,200 more COVID-19 deaths and 23,275 cases

Some medical experts speculate that the instances of COVID tongue are being overlooked because doctors are focusing more on other areas of the body like the lungs, heart, and stomach and that mask-w...

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Double-masking: Why some infectious disease experts say it's a good idea

Double-masking: Why some infectious disease experts say it's a good idea

If you have a highly effective single mask, there is little benefit to wearing a double mask . Doctors have called KF94 masks the South Korean equivalent to the N95 , which explains why they're on...

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Covid vaccine: Single dose Covid vaccine 66% effective

Covid vaccine: Single dose Covid vaccine 66% effective

That compared with late-stage results from the United Kingdom, in which the vaccine was up to 89.3% effective at preventing Covid-19. "We will explain to the people for them to know it's beneficial", ...

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Donald Trump splits from two lawyers a week before impeachment trial

Donald Trump splits from two lawyers a week before impeachment trial

She noted that the attorneys were "hired with fanfare" - but that Bowers was "noticeably muted for someone leading a Trump defense, choosing not to talk to most reporters". "Mark Sanford or Nikki Hale...

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Traveling Requires Proper Face-Mask Wearing

Traveling Requires Proper Face-Mask Wearing

View the full travel order here. It says travelers must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth while riding and while getting on and off rides. Cruise lines operating in Europe and elsewhere a...

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United Nations chief Antonio Guterres

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres

On January 28, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that India has gifted over 55 lakh doses to its neighbouring countries and several of those in its extended neighbourhood. "Our external su...

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Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine could be 85% effective, available next month

Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine could be 85% effective, available next month

A third COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be 85% effective in preventing severe disease from the novel coronavirus, and could be available in February, according to the latest report from developer Joh...

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