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Italy sees lowest increase in virus cases in over a month

Italy sees lowest increase in virus cases in over a month

They allow us to analyse changes in the number of deaths based on when the death actually occurred, not when the death was reported . As well as current residents and staff who need it, testing wil...

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Repeated Intervals of Social Distancing Needed Till 2022: Harvard Study

Repeated Intervals of Social Distancing Needed Till 2022: Harvard Study

The researchers, who published their findings in the journal Science on April 14, used estimates of seasonality, immunity, and cross-immunity for betacoronaviruses OC43 and HKU1 from time series dat...

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Sanofi, GSK come together to develop a vaccine for COVID-19

Sanofi, GSK come together to develop a vaccine for COVID-19

In 2004, Sinovac developed a potential vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome, or Sars, a virus that shares about 80% of the gene structure of Sars-Cov-2, the coronavirus that causes the dise...

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Human testing in China's vaccine hunt

Human testing in China's vaccine hunt

Drugmakers big and small have jumped in to try to develop a vaccine, which would be the most effective way to contain the virus. "The good thing is we've got a bunch of candidates", Dr. The National...

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Will County reports 55 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths

Will County reports 55 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths

With the releasing of the COVID 19 Test results as of 5:00pm Tuesday evening, positive results remain at 6 in Seward County. St. Mary's County now counts cases on a rolling basis, and records from t...

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Corona cases cross 10000 mark, death toll touches 339

Corona cases cross 10000 mark, death toll touches 339

Asked if deaths are being recorded properly in such settings, he said: "Everybody who sadly dies, the doctor will make an assessment based on her or his view about what the cause of death is, that's w...

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Coronavirus social distancing may need to continue into 2022, study says

Coronavirus social distancing may need to continue into 2022, study says

Some scientists say that's a possibility if a vaccine isn't found soon. Notably, social distancing is one of the most crucial steps to prevent the surge of coronavirus . The study foresaw recurre...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Under Development

COVID-19 Vaccines Under Development

As countries around the world shut down to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, 117 million kids are at risk of missing the measles vaccine , top health organizations say. Meanwhile, The effectiveness of a...

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Remdesivir, Drug Used for Ebola, Might be Effective Against COVID-19: ICMR

Remdesivir, Drug Used for Ebola, Might be Effective Against COVID-19: ICMR

Coronavirus lockdown: Latest updatesPublished in the journal Biological Chemistry, the current study follows closely on research published by the same lab in late February that demonstrated how the...

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Carnival Cruise Line is extending its sailing suspensions | Mapped

Carnival Cruise Line is extending its sailing suspensions | Mapped

Carnival offered two options for guests who were previously booked on these voyages and canceled their booking on or after March 6, 2020. The extension was announced Tuesday in a video from Prince...

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COVID-19: 3 More Victims Discharged as Recoveries Rise to 7

COVID-19: 3 More Victims Discharged as Recoveries Rise to 7

Plasma therapy has so far reduced coronavirus deaths in Iran by 40 percent as experts in the country have discovered a life-saving method for those recovering from COVID-19. Angara also urged the De...

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Italy's coronavirus deaths top 20,000

Italy's coronavirus deaths top 20,000

Over half of the 38,000 nursing home residents and 20% of staff becoming infected with COVID-19, plus close to a 10% death rate among the vulnerable residents. Immediately prioritize personal protecti...

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Inmate Freed from Prison Due to Coronavirus Arrested for Murder

Inmate Freed from Prison Due to Coronavirus Arrested for Murder

Police later discovered she had not been treated, nor had she made any insurance claims for treatment. Police said the witness said she saw the text message on the morning of March 23. However, the ...

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Plasma treatment for critically ill Covid-19 patients

Plasma treatment for critically ill Covid-19 patients

Vijay Raghavan released a handbook outlining guidelines, created specifically for areas where toilets, washing or bathing facilities are shared and which states/local bodies and communities can adopt ...

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Chloroquine study called off after irregular heartbeats detected in patients

Chloroquine study called off after irregular heartbeats detected in patients

Answering questions on March 23 on whether he would prescribe the drug, he said "the answer is no" and said there was only " anecdotal evidence". Health minister Rajesh Tope confirmed this move to ...

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White House says Trump not firing Fauci

White House says Trump not firing Fauci

Monday's briefing also saw a dramatic twist in Trump's attitude toward Fauci . The Republican president in the past has retweeted critical tweets of officials or enemies. Cuomo argued the federal g...

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Coronavirus outbreak declared at St. Joseph’s Health Centre ICU

Coronavirus outbreak declared at St. Joseph’s Health Centre ICU

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) mobile testing units, which will increase the capabilities of the Ministry of Health and Wellness to do field testing, are now operational. Blandford-Blenheim and Tillsonb...

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Hospital floors, staff’s shoes test positive for COVID-19

Hospital floors, staff’s shoes test positive for COVID-19

Glenn, the founder, and pastor of New Deliverance Evangelistic Church on Saturday, April 11, at 9pm". It was reported by TMZ, that during the last service, the bishop said he was proud of being ...

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Niagara Health has 27 people being treated for COVID-19

Niagara Health has 27 people being treated for COVID-19

There are now 169 cases in the county, according to the noon, April 12 update on the Jackson County Health Department database . Data from the Monroe County public health department on Monday showe...

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Smell, taste loss symptoms associated with COVID-19

Smell, taste loss symptoms associated with COVID-19

Of those who reported loss of smell and taste, the loss was typically profound, not mild. "We highly recommend that persons disinfect shoe soles before walking out of wards containing COVID-19 patie...

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Justin Amash Floats Presidential Run Against Trump: ‘I’m Looking at it Closely’

Justin Amash Floats Presidential Run Against Trump: ‘I’m Looking at it Closely’

It all began when Amash posted a tweet critical of Trump's assertion Monday that "when somebody's president of the United States, the authority is total, and that's the way it's gotta be". Amash lef...

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Coronavirus: Care regulator to record care home deaths from Covid-19

Coronavirus: Care regulator to record care home deaths from Covid-19

A new unit is being set up at the LaSalle Hospital in Montreal to treat patients from hard-hit seniors residences who are suffering from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. That means about one i...

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SF leader Mary Lou McDonald confirmed with coronavirus

SF leader Mary Lou McDonald confirmed with coronavirus

In a statement , Ms McDonald said: 'Yesterday afternoon, I received a positive diagnosis for Covid-19 having been tested on Saturday, 28th March. However, Ms McDonald said she was no longer deemed t...

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Coronavirus Vaccines Are Under Development, With 3 in Human Trials, WHO Says

The second phase will recruit 500 volunteers and introduce the placebo control group to further evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of the vaccine . For that, 70 vaccinations for the coronavirus a...

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HSE Says Current Backlog For COVID-19 Testing Is Around 11000 Tests

HSE Says Current Backlog For COVID-19 Testing Is Around 11000 Tests

Even before the new figures, the official British death toll was the fifth-highest globally and a senior scientific adviser to the government has said the country risks becoming the worst-hit in Europ...

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COVID-19 Tracker: Philippines As of April 13, 4:00 PM

COVID-19 Tracker: Philippines As of April 13, 4:00 PM

Interestingly, the study also found that persons who reported experiencing a sore throat more often tested negative for COVID-19. AS scheduled, Vergeire also announced that the Covid-19 expanded tes...

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New York City now has more Covid-19 cases than China, UK

New York City now has more Covid-19 cases than China, UK

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in New York City has surpassed the 100,000 mark with a total of 6,898 deaths, taking the overall number of infections and fatalities in the USA to 557,571 a...

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Coronavirus: Twelve die at Stanley care home

Coronavirus: Twelve die at Stanley care home

The Easter long weekend has proven to be a good one for the residents at Pinecrest Nursing Home and their families. The numbers confirm what public health officials have warned since the pandemic be...

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Sombre day as United Kingdom coronavirus deaths hit 10,000 #64209

Sombre day as United Kingdom coronavirus deaths hit 10,000 #64209

We've added information from Yolo County health officials that this in the fourth death in the county, there are now 101 cases in the county, and that the nursing home is in Woodland. He will now cont...

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China approves inactivated coronavirus vaccines for clinical trials

China approves inactivated coronavirus vaccines for clinical trials

Another vaccine , being developed by the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, was approved on Sunday, he added. Phase I focused on safety, while Phase II focuse...

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PM Extends Lockdown Till May 3, Stricter Vigil in Hotspots

PM Extends Lockdown Till May 3, Stricter Vigil in Hotspots

Further, he also emphasised that a strict protocol will be followed for the next week, i.e. until April 20, 2020, and said, "Till April 20, all districts, localities, states will be closely monitored,...

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Alberta to send 250,000 N95 masks to BC next week

Alberta to send 250,000 N95 masks to BC next week

Alberta is now in the process of doubling its ventilator supply by the end of April to ensure the health care system can support the provincial response. Kenney said Alberta will also provide future s...

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New Ebola cases dim hope of end to epidemic

New Ebola cases dim hope of end to epidemic

The new case was confirmed in Beni, a community that had been an epicenter of the epidemic in eastern DRC. The WHO earlier Monday said it had set up Ebola vaccination centers in Beni a day after a...

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Angara donates own blood plasma to help infected patients

Angara donates own blood plasma to help infected patients

With no vaccine available for the treatment of the deadly virus, doctors are looking towards convalescent plasma therapy for treatment of coronavirus positive patients. McDyer said UPMC has screened...

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Hospital floors, staff's shoes test positive for COVID-19

Hospital floors, staff's shoes test positive for COVID-19

Both wards housed a total of 24 patients between February 9 and March 2, when China was still battling the deadly virus. The virus was found to be most heavily concentrated on the floors of the ward...

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