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Ukrainian diplomats ask Musk to help with lung ventilators for Ukrainian hospitals

Ukrainian diplomats ask Musk to help with lung ventilators for Ukrainian hospitals

In the tweet , which has drawn a lot of criticisms, the ministry begged the South African billionaire for "between 100 and 500 ventilators" to assist in the growing number of coronavirus cases in the...

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Israel's Health Minister Has Virus, Top Officials to Isolate

Israel's Health Minister Has Virus, Top Officials to Isolate

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Israel's health minister and his wife were diagnosed with coronavirus and are in isolation following guidelines, the ...

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For the first time, United Kingdom coronavirus daily deaths exceed 500

For the first time, United Kingdom coronavirus daily deaths exceed 500

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said that as of 9 p.m. March 31, a total of 2,352 of those treated in hospital after being tested positive for coronavirus had died . NHS England sai...

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Pet cat `tests positive` for coronavirus in Hong Kong

Pet cat `tests positive` for coronavirus in Hong Kong

The pet was sent into to quarantine along with another mixed-breed dog from the same residence. She was confirmed as infected on Saturday. Last Thursday, the Belgian cat had a positive reaction to...

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Coronavirus: Two thousand NHS staff tested since outbreak began

Coronavirus: Two thousand NHS staff tested since outbreak began

Britain now have just over 8,000 ventilators deployed in NHS (National Health Service) hospitals and is buying more from overseas while developing new sources of supply at home, said Gove. As of 9am o...

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ACT's first coronavirus death was a Ruby Princess passenger

ACT's first coronavirus death was a Ruby Princess passenger

He said the number of sick crew on board the Ruby Princess is decreasing, with many who have reported feeling ill improving within 24 to 48 hours. NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller on Tuesday re...

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'Bold and compassionate' HIV research scientist Gita Ramjee dies of Covid-19

'Bold and compassionate' HIV research scientist Gita Ramjee dies of Covid-19

Ramjee died on Tuesday at a hospital in Durban. Gita firmly believed in health as a fundamental human right. The Council said in a statement last night that Ramjee died of COVID-19 related compli...

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Man Admits Hiding Coronavirus Symptoms to Visit Wife

Man Admits Hiding Coronavirus Symptoms to Visit Wife

The Democrat & Chronicle reports that the unidentified visitor only confessed that he, too, had been feeling ill, when his wife began to show symptoms of COVID-19 shortly after giving birth last wee...

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell tells Americans to read Bible at corona briefing

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell tells Americans to read Bible at corona briefing

Boy oh boy, do we need SNL this Saturday. The star of the show, however, was Mike Lindell , founder, and CEO of My Pillow Inc. But unlike in typical briefings throughout the pandemic, in which va...

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FDA: Do Not Sell or Use Zantac, Cancer Concerns

FDA: Do Not Sell or Use Zantac, Cancer Concerns

The move comes as the agency continues to investigate the presence of a probable carcinogen, NDMA in the popular heartburn medicine. Now, the FDA has determined through new testing that NDMA does in...

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Coronavirus Cases: 28 Spring Breakers Test Positive After Mexico Trip

Coronavirus Cases: 28 Spring Breakers Test Positive After Mexico Trip

As The Hill reports, the Austin Public Health Department confirmed that roughly 70 20-somethings took an ill-advised trip to Mexico to celebrate Spring Break in Cabo San Lucas, and now almost half o...

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"Zero chance" distancing measures will be lifted in April: BC Health Minister

There are now outbreaks in 19 long term care homes in either the Fraser Health or Vancouver Coastal Health region. Henry pointed out the recovery rate represents 48 per cent of total cases, and ...

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CDC Considers Asking People to Wear Makeshift Masks in Public

CDC Considers Asking People to Wear Makeshift Masks in Public

Right now, the smartest voices on stopping infections are divided on whether people should use masks when they go out in public during the coronavirus pandemic. The commissionerate of Health and F...

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Chinese Scientists Begin Recruiting Volunteers for Clinical Trials of COVID-19 Vaccines

Chinese Scientists Begin Recruiting Volunteers for Clinical Trials of COVID-19 Vaccines

Four patients have volunteered to receive shots of the mRNA-1273 vaccine at the Kaiser Permanente research facility in Seattle, Washington. " We're team coronavirus now ", Kaiser Permanente study le...

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Nearly 30 spring breakers test positive for coronavirus following Mexico trip

Some members returned independently on commercial flights. The University of Texas at Austin told NBC News in a statement that the 28 spring break revelers who tested positive for the CCP virus ar...

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Local Walmart Stores to Require Employee Fever Check Before Entering

Local Walmart Stores to Require Employee Fever Check Before Entering

Associates are regularly trained on hygiene practices for food handling", the news release said. Walmart officials said on their corporate website they are sending infrared thermometers to all i...

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Australian authorities take cluster approach to contain coronavirus

Australian authorities take cluster approach to contain coronavirus

Gatherings of more than two people - apart from immediate family - are banned in NSW and police have powers to fine those flouting the rules. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said on Wednesday that ...

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U.S. doctor: How I treated 500 coronavirus patients with anti-malaria drug

U.S. doctor: How I treated 500 coronavirus patients with anti-malaria drug

Even as the experts from the medical field are rushing against the clock to find a cure for the fatal COVID-19, Dr Vladimir Zelenko , a board-certified family practitioner based in NY, claims to have...

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COVID-19: Five deaths as 43 new cases reported in B.C.

COVID-19: Five deaths as 43 new cases reported in B.C.

Henry noted that documents are now being released for guidance on the measures the provincial health authorities are taking to flatten the curve of the COVID-19. Henry said B.C.is in its first wave of...

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Britain Faces Six Months of Coronavirus Restrictions

Britain Faces Six Months of Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Jenny Harries, the UK's deputy chief medical officer, said on Sunday that the strict new rules would be reviewed every three weeks for up to six months and possibly beyond. Deputy chief medical of...

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Coronavirus patients contagious days after symptoms disappear

Coronavirus patients contagious days after symptoms disappear

Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . In the United States, there are more than 142,000 confirmed cases and more than 2,500 deaths. An global group of sense experts has been established to try a...

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Scientists find evidence that coronavirus COVID-19 is airborne

The rapidly increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers threatens to leave some health systems overstretched and unable to operate effectively. "As borders are closing down and host...

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Dow ends up 5.2% on expectations for huge United States stimulus

Dow ends up 5.2% on expectations for huge United States stimulus

Citing statistics, on Wednesday's (March 18th) market round off, Dow dropped 6.3 per cent to 19,898.92 and S&P 500 shrugged off 5.18 per cent of its earlier gains to 2,398.1, while the tech-heavy Nasd...

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Doctor's Note: Does coronavirus cause loss of smell and taste?

Doctor's Note: Does coronavirus cause loss of smell and taste?

However, if you live with others and you're the first in the household to have symptoms, then you must stay at home for seven days, while all other household members (whether they are ill or not) l mu...

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The Province of Alberta just announced five new coronavirus deaths

The Province of Alberta just announced five new coronavirus deaths

There have been 41 hospitalizations and 14 people admitted to intensive care units out of the 661 cases now confirmed. It has since been updated to state that he was from Alberta's north zone. Some go...

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Coronavirus: 13-year-old boy dies, says London hospital trust

Coronavirus: 13-year-old boy dies, says London hospital trust

So far, the United Kingdom has faced 1,793 deaths related to coronavirus. In order to help the family with funeral expenses, a GoFundMe page has been established in Abdulwahab's memory by Madina...

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BC announces 87 new COVID-19 cases, total stands at 970

BC announces 87 new COVID-19 cases, total stands at 970

Vancouver Coastal Health advised families in a letter on Sunday that "there is a declared outbreak of COVID-19 at Inglewood Care Centre" in West Vancouver. Around the province, there are now 472 cases...

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SBA Launches Paycheck Protection Program to Keep Workers Employed

SBA Launches Paycheck Protection Program to Keep Workers Employed

Small business owners will be asked to head to their banks to apply for the loan. "You don't know how long it's going to take for them to recover". Businesses who have been affected by the coronaviru...

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Maximum fine for breaking physical distancing rules raised to $11,000

Maximum fine for breaking physical distancing rules raised to $11,000

Eight people in New South Wales have died from COVID-19 - half the number of deaths from the virus Australia-wide. There's also been an outbreak of cases among backpackers in Bondi. Businesses who b...

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Health Ministry May Require Israelis to Wear Masks Outside the Home

Health Ministry May Require Israelis to Wear Masks Outside the Home

We'll be discussing it today, this afternoon, at the task force meeting, ' Fauci told CNN Tuesday. The science is not definitive yet that masks can be instrumental in stopping the spread of cor...

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Airline crew asked to join NHS Nightingale Hospitals initiative

Airline crew asked to join NHS Nightingale Hospitals initiative

The carrier said that "Many airline staff are first aid trained or hold other clinical qualifications as well as being security cleared". Thousands of EasyJet and Virgin airline staff are being of...

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Fitbit Charge 4 tracker adds onboard Global Positioning System and Spotify control

Fitbit Charge 4 tracker adds onboard Global Positioning System and Spotify control

Active Zone Minutes are tracked using the Charge 4's heart rate sensor , and based on your personalized heart rate zones, you'll earn Activite Zone Minutes when you really get the blood pumping. T...

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Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

Hasidic Jewish community north of Montreal quarantined after COVID-19 outbreak

Some 4,000 members of the Hasidic Tosh community in the Montreal region have been put under quarantine after around 20 of them tested positive for the new coronavirus following a trip to New York, C...

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How coronavirus has reshaped Trump's economy-driven, rally-heavy re-election campaign

How coronavirus has reshaped Trump's economy-driven, rally-heavy re-election campaign

The fears are that Biden could go the way of Clinton, winning a prolonged nomination fight, as Trump consolidates support and wins in November. Many Democrats additionally suppose Trump's dealing wi...

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Protection for health and social care staff

Protection for health and social care staff

The recommended PPE is a fluid repellent facemask, apron, gloves and eye protection "if there is a risk of splashing or exposure to respiratory droplets", NHS England, Public Health England (PHE) ...

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