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Colorado girl who inspired Charlotte's Web marijuana oil dies

Colorado girl who inspired Charlotte's Web marijuana oil dies

A family friend posted on Facebook "Charlotte is no longer suffering. She is seizure-free forever". Thank you for your life, your bravery, and your lovely soul. Following Charlotte's story being...

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Gilead to donate 1.5 million doses of experimental anti-coronavirus drug

Gilead to donate 1.5 million doses of experimental anti-coronavirus drug

These are "an experimental antiviral compound called remdesivir; the malaria medications chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine; a combination of two HIV drugs, lopinavir and ritonavir; and that same ...

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Federal judge partially reinstates abortion access in Oklahoma

Federal judge partially reinstates abortion access in Oklahoma

Goodwin, who was appointed by President Donald Trump in 2018, ordered on Monday that the prohibition on surgical abortions "may not be enforced with respect to any patient who will lose her right ...

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COVID-19: Putnam Holding Drive-Through Testing | East Dutchess

COVID-19: Putnam Holding Drive-Through Testing | East Dutchess

Health officials also announced that four more people have recovered from the virus, bringing Franklin County's total number of recovered to 19. Causal links between 5G technology and COVID-19 defy...

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Democrats want additions to Trump's $250bn emergency virus aid

Democrats want additions to Trump's $250bn emergency virus aid

Schumer and other Senate Democrats made clear the payments are a key priority for the next phase of federal spending to respond to the virus, but stopped short of saying they would withhold support i...

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Coronavirus: No Need For Healthy People To Wear Masks

Coronavirus: No Need For Healthy People To Wear Masks

New recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) suggest that people should wear cloth face coverings in public settings where social distancing measures may b...

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Covid-19 hospitals in three orbits

Covid-19 hospitals in three orbits

Despite the rising cases of coronavirus in India, which recently surpassed 5,000 confirmed cases across all states and UTs, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has stated that nearly three qua...

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Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day

Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden , the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, estimated in a new report that if NY adopted a stay-at-home order sooner, the state's death toll could hav...

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Entire Pennsylvania nursing home feared to have coronavirus

Entire Pennsylvania nursing home feared to have coronavirus

Fifteen residents at a care home have died during the coronavirus pandemic. The residents of the nursing home are now being sent to other facilities that will need to follow virus containment meas...

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This viral voice message about ambulances shared on WhatsApp is inaccurate

This viral voice message about ambulances shared on WhatsApp is inaccurate

In a bid to fight misinformation and to prevent its users from getting overwhelmed with forwarded messages, WhatsApp is introducing a new limit on forwarding messages. Checking the spread of false i...

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Hyderabad firm, Australian varsity to develop Covid-19 vaccine

These volunteers will be screened at Philadelphia's Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania or the Center for Pharmaceutical Research in Kansas City . The Hyderabad-based Ind...

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Second potential COVID-19 vaccine in US starts safety test

Second potential COVID-19 vaccine in US starts safety test

Richard Hatchett, CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), said , "This development is an important step forward in the world's search for a COVID-19 vaccine". They have on ...

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Children with coronavirus may need hospital care: CDC

Children with coronavirus may need hospital care: CDC

Researchers analyzed almost 150,000 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus , that had been confirmed in the U.S.as of April 2. Of the 149,760 confirmed coronavirus cases available...

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Murphy closes all state parks and forests, all county parks

Murphy closes all state parks and forests, all county parks

New Jersey had a total of 44,416 confirmed coronavirus cases and 1,232 deaths from the virus as of Tuesday afternoon. "Nothing can be further than the truth". "But my focus, and my sole mission in ...

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England's coronavirus death toll rises 758 to 5,655

England's coronavirus death toll rises 758 to 5,655

As of April 8, the United Kingdom has reported more than 55,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, and is now one of the worst-hit countries in Europe. In the week ending March 27, ...

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Cat owners can let their pets out during lockdown

The BBC ran a story with headline which implied, incorrectly, all cats should be kept indoors due to COVID-19, after which parts of the British Veterinary Association's website crashed, leading to a...

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Scientists find how Covid-19 tricks its way into the human body

Scientists find how Covid-19 tricks its way into the human body

Researchers from Emory University in Atlanta; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., first tested EIDD-2801 in cells cultured ...

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Apple starts making protective visors for COVID-19 relief

Apple starts making protective visors for COVID-19 relief

The first shipment of the plastic shields was sent to hospitals in Silicon Valley last week, with the material coming from the USA and China. With a growing need of more protection for those working...

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Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Democrats said they were not consulted. Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated that Americans will need more aid duri...

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Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread — CDC

Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread — CDC

Given the new spike in deaths, this raises the total number of deaths in the United States to 12,722 as of Tuesday night, which brings the country close to some of the world's worst hit nations by ...

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No decision yet on lockdown extension: Health Ministry

No decision yet on lockdown extension: Health Ministry

Informing that the government has partially lifted the ban on the export of Hydroxychloroquine, which is used only in particular cases - critical patients and health workers, Agarwal said that the he...

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CDC: Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread

CDC: Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread

Data from Chicago officials on Monday showed that black residents make up 52 per cent of coronavirus infections and 72 per cent of deaths from Covid-19. The report concludes that even if children d...

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Recovered COVID-19 Patients Can Donate Plasma for Investigational New Drug Treatment

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Can Donate Plasma for Investigational New Drug Treatment

Individuals who have contracted COVID-19 and have fully recovered have developed antibodies to the virus. Soon after testing negative for the virus, he donated plasma in hopes that it can be used by...

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Texas Teen Accused of Intentionally Spreading the Coronavirus

Lorraine Maradiaga is charged with terroristic threat. A woman accused of intentionally coughing on about $35,000 worth of goods at a grocery store in Pennsylvania has been charged with making terr...

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Two new Northern Health COVID-19 cases, provincial total now 1266

Two new Northern Health COVID-19 cases, provincial total now 1266

Among the 483 active cases, 140 are hospitalized and 72 of those are in intensive or high-acuity care. Four more deaths have been announced, bringing the total in the province to 43. "It's very hard...

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COVID-19 death toll at Bobcaygeon nursing home reaches 26

COVID-19 death toll at Bobcaygeon nursing home reaches 26

At least 24 staff members at Pinecrest have also tested positive for the virus as of March 30. More than three dozen outbreaks have been reported in nursing homes across the province. "I want to ass...

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World Health Organization boss condemns 'racist' COVID-19 comments

World Health Organization boss condemns 'racist' COVID-19 comments

The UN's health agency has condemned remarks by two doctors that suggested that a potential vaccine for coronavirus should first be tested on people in Africa. We are now thinking similarly about a st...

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Coronavirus: UK deaths rise by 863 to 6,236

Coronavirus: UK deaths rise by 863 to 6,236

Until recently, the United Kingdom had been seeing near exponential growth in the number of cases and deaths linked to COVID-19. In PM Johnson's absence, his de facto deputy, foreign secretary Domin...

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CDC face masks: how to make, use and other instructions

CDC face masks: how to make, use and other instructions

President Donald Trump, for example, has said he doesn't expect to wear one. The American Lung Association Chief Medical Officer Albert Rizzo, M.D. stated in an email that "early reports show that t...

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Covid-19: What pet owners should know

The Canine & Co team has compiled some trustworthy information around animals and Covid-19 from a range of sources including the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ), W...

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Stay safe, be well: Chris Hemsworth to Indian fans

Stay safe, be well: Chris Hemsworth to Indian fans

Let us know that as a result of corona virus spreading the world over, Chris Hemsworth is selling his movie by social media. Directed by Sam Hargrave, the trailer has an interesting blend of drama, ...

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Over 700 workers of Detroit hospital virus-infected

Over 700 workers of Detroit hospital virus-infected

The chief clinical officer of Henry Ford Health System said on Monday that the infection has been found in a total of 734 health workers out of almost 2,500 employees who have been tested - accounti...

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U.S. CDC reports 374,329 coronavirus cases, 12,064 deaths

U.S. CDC reports 374,329 coronavirus cases, 12,064 deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more reassuring news about coronavirus infections among children. Up to 20% of USA children infected by the novel coronavirus require hospitalizati...

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Canadian manufacturers answering federal call for help amid COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian manufacturers answering federal call for help amid COVID-19 pandemic

Almost one million Canadians applied for income support benefits on the first day the emergency COVID-19 program opened. The federal government launched a new program March 20 to help domestic compa...

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Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Blood Plasma Treatment Begin in France

Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Blood Plasma Treatment Begin in France

If you are a recovered Coronavirus patient in Iowa, you can potentially help those now suffering or those who will contract it. The statement continued, "Per FDA guidelines, the hospital must reques...

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