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Use paracetamol instead of ibuprofen for coronavirus-like symptoms

Use paracetamol instead of ibuprofen for coronavirus-like symptoms

People are being warned not to take ibuprofen if they have coronavirus as it could make them feel even worse. "In the case of fever, take paracetamol ". "There is a good reason to avoid ibuprofe...

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Coronavirus cases in India climb to 125

Coronavirus cases in India climb to 125

Telangana has reported four cases. An Air India flight with 53 Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran landed in New Delhi and the passengers were flown to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan where they ha...

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Second case of coronavirus in Ottawa

Second case of coronavirus in Ottawa

Tory recently returned from a trade mission to London. The government also announced that it is delaying the release of its budget as it prepares to weather economic challenges of the COVID-19 pande...

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South Texas Blood Bank sees drop in blood donations

South Texas Blood Bank sees drop in blood donations

She says she understands that right now it's tough to pick up extra items at the store, and people can instead donate what they can online . "We certainly are anxious we're in that space right now"...

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Track Florida Cases Of COVID-19 In Real Time — MAP

Track Florida Cases Of COVID-19 In Real Time — MAP

The ban on visitation "is being done because of our love and compassion and concern", Mayhew said. Broward County led the state with 24 cases. Gov. But he said his administration is operating unde...

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Supreme Court Suspends Oral Arguments over Coronavirus

Supreme Court Suspends Oral Arguments over Coronavirus

Courts operating under the emergency declaration must still provide services including staffing for criminal arraignments, bail postings and hearings on protection from abuse cases . This Order does ...

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Maryland Governor Closes State's Racetracks, Casinos and Simulcast Facilities

Maryland Governor Closes State's Racetracks, Casinos and Simulcast Facilities

The state has 12 confirmed COVID-19 patients, according to its Department of Health. Training schedules at Maryland tracks are not expected to be effected. "These are unprecedented actions in an e...

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PM urges public to 'avoid pubs' amid coronavirus pandemic

Johnson added: "As we take these steps, we should be focusing on the most vulnerable". But he said the country has reached the critical moment when without drastic action, the number of cases would do...

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Alberta's chief medical health officer in self-isolation, awaiting coronavirus test result

Alberta's chief medical health officer in self-isolation, awaiting coronavirus test result

LaGrange says administrative work, cleaning, and maintenance will continue at schools. Approved day homes will be exempt from this ruling as they care for fewer than 7 children at a time. The city als...

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Deliveroo Is Rolling Out a Contact-Free Delivery Option

Deliveroo Is Rolling Out a Contact-Free Delivery Option

New York City has directed all bars and restaurants to close. The Uber Eats initiative is part of a wider package that includes marketing campaigns promoting delivery from local restaurants, plus ...

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Europe now 'epicentre' of coronavirus pandemic, World Health Organization says

Europe now 'epicentre' of coronavirus pandemic, World Health Organization says

It can happen to anyone", Tedros said. But while "China has certainly peaked and there is certainly a decline", there remains a chance that the number of infections could rise again, the WHO's Dr....

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Clinical Trial for Potential COVID-19 Vaccine to Begin Monday

Clinical Trial for Potential COVID-19 Vaccine to Begin Monday

Fauci, M.D., referring to the coronavirus. The participants will not get infected by the shots since they do not possess the virus itself. The vaccine can not cause Covid-19 but contains a harmles...

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Coronavirus: Canada shuts borders to foreign nationals

Coronavirus: Canada shuts borders to foreign nationals

It is a significant step. Trudeau spoke from his residence in Ottawa where he is in self-isolation after his wife, Sophie, tested positive for the illness last week. Before the meeting, he told ...

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California Bay Area residents ordered to remain home for 3 weeks

California Bay Area residents ordered to remain home for 3 weeks

Today the mayor of SF has issued that residents are required to stay at home except for "essential needs". Beginning at midnight, residents of Alameda , Contra Costa , Marin , Napa, San Francisco...

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California seniors ordered to stay home; wineries and bars ordered to close

California seniors ordered to stay home; wineries and bars ordered to close

There are 13 task forces to aid in this directive to protect those who are most vulnerable. "We need to prioritize our focus", Newsom said. Newsom has stopped short of ordering all California sc...

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Ontario reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 103

All the new patients are now in self-isolation. This is a developing story. 12 of the 20 are based in the City of Toronto, with four in Peel Region and one each in York Region, Ottawa, Niagara, an...

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Ministers plan police powers to arrest coronavirus patients not self-isolating

Britain's death toll from the disease almost doubled on Saturday, as health officials announced 10 more people had died, bringing the total number of fatalities to 21. The UK government appears to ha...

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Victoria, ACT declare states of emergency to deal with coronavirus crisis

Victoria, ACT declare states of emergency to deal with coronavirus crisis

Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said the idea was to do the surgeries now to free up capacity in the hospital system before the number of people with COVID-19 grew. However, this does not include public...

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San Diego Unified School District announces closures due to Coronavirus

San Diego Unified School District announces closures due to Coronavirus

In addition, as The Ledger reported, district leadership was formulating a contingency plan, "representing every facet of the district", including instruction. Inc. will continue to be available and t...

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Coronavirus: Over-70s will be asked to self-isolate, potentially for months

Coronavirus: Over-70s will be asked to self-isolate, potentially for months

The Government is in talks with private hospitals about the possibility of taking over beds, in a further sign of the pressures that will face the health service at the peak of the coronavirus outbrea...

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Kaine pushes for paid sick leave amid coronavirus outbreak

Building off of the "Healthy Families" Act, the bill would require all employers to allow workers to accrue seven days of paid sick leave, and to provide another 14 days in the event of any public hea...

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Three new coronavirus cases bring total to 24 in Oregon

Three new coronavirus cases bring total to 24 in Oregon

Deschutes County Health Services announced Friday evening that it has seen two more presumed positive cases of COVID-19 in Deschutes County . Emerson declined to disclose the new patients' age rang...

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Nursing Home Inspections Suspended in Wake of COVID-19

Nursing Home Inspections Suspended in Wake of COVID-19

Only three staffers reported to serve around 90 residents between March 3 and 4, one responder familiar with the situation told CNN . Several firefighters who responded to a nursing home in Washin...

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House Democrats' virus bill: Free testing, paid sick leave

House Democrats' virus bill: Free testing, paid sick leave

While the United States now has an estimated more than 1,300 confirmed coronavirus diagnoses, many more people have been instructed to self-quarantine or take other precautions that require them to ...

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United States approves coronavirus test in race to boost screening capacity

United States approves coronavirus test in race to boost screening capacity

Testing for the novel coronavirus in the US has been hampered by flawed kits distributed by the federal government in February, which gave some false results. U.S. health regulators have approved this...

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COVID-19 shutting down Ontario schools

COVID-19 shutting down Ontario schools

And he called for greater federal investments in infrastructure projects. "We need their money to flow soon and to get to the people that need it". The Canadian military ordered a ban on worldwide t...

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Facts about the novel coronavirus

Facts about the novel coronavirus

The governor's office announced the expanded capacity Thursday afternoon. And Brown says there are about 100 Roche machines already in use across the country, each capable of processing more than of...

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9 new coronavirus detected in B.C., bringing total to 73

9 new coronavirus detected in B.C., bringing total to 73

Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, said there are seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in B.C.to 53. He called on Trudeau to make it easier for workers who wouldn't n...

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Union County Voters Advised on Vote-by-Mail during COVID-19 Outbreak

Union County Voters Advised on Vote-by-Mail during COVID-19 Outbreak

Or you can choose from five Republicans, including President Trump. Which explains why early voting works just fine in the fall. Voters who have already mailed their ballots can not change their vot...

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Canadian scientists have successfully isolated the COVID-19 virus

Canadian scientists have successfully isolated the COVID-19 virus

Bruce Clark, the company's chief executive officer. Production of the VLP is the first step in developing the vaccine, company officials said. The biopharmaceutical company said the virus-like parti...

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Northeastern University moves to online learning at its Boston campus

Northeastern University moves to online learning at its Boston campus

The message went on to say the change won't close the campus, but instead is a change in how course content is delivered for that time period. WBUR's Martha Bebinger joined us for what will be our d...

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PDAC convention attendee tests Covid-19-positive

PDAC convention attendee tests Covid-19-positive

The cases involve a Toronto man in his 30s, who travelled to the USA; an Ottawa man in his 40s, who had been in Austria; a woman in her 30s from Cairo, who arrived March 5 and is visiting Markham; a...

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Europe Becomes Epicentre of COVID-19 Pandemic - WHO Chief

Europe Becomes Epicentre of COVID-19 Pandemic - WHO Chief

Many countries continue to face an uphill battle when it comes to combating the spread. However, typical seasonal influenza causes most of its deaths among the elderly while other severe cases occur m...

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CAF suspends Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to coronavirus concerns

CAF suspends Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to coronavirus concerns

In their statement, CAF also explain that some clubs are refusing to release their players for global duty while several players come from regions that are already affected by coronavirus. "Football...

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Taking Steps to Protect Higher-Risk Populations from COVID-19

Taking Steps to Protect Higher-Risk Populations from COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2: The name of the virus itself. COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus . What does that mean? Pandemic: When an epidemic goes global...

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