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Alberta commits $53 million to mental health supports

Alberta commits $53 million to mental health supports

The vast implications of the pandemic on mental health in Central Florida can not be understated. "Front line medical staff and vulnerable groups such as the elderly and those with serious mental he...

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Abbott Laboratories : to Launch Third Covid-19 Test

Abbott Laboratories : to Launch Third Covid-19 Test

The body makes antibodies in response to many illnesses and infections, including other coronaviruses. The test seeks to detect IgM and IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in serum, plasma or venipu...

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Saline County: 2 more COVID-19 cases

Saline County: 2 more COVID-19 cases

Those people are no longer in isolation, though county public health commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza has said it's not clear what degree of immunity a person gains after fighting off the virus. On We...

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Can Blood of COVID Survivors Help Others Recover?

Can Blood of COVID Survivors Help Others Recover?

The donor must have had a positive test for COVID-19, be asymptomatic for 14 days, and have a subsequent negative test for COVID-19. Vanderbilt's three-part convalescent plasma research program in...

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Three Week Lockdown Extension Across Isle Of Wight And UK

Graphs presented at the daily briefing showed a decrease in the number of patients in hotspot areas such as London and the Midlands. The death toll rose by more than 800 on Thursday alone, to reach ...

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Pregnant U.K. nurse dies of COVID-19 but baby survives

Pregnant U.K. nurse dies of COVID-19 but baby survives

Police say the Andover staff were struggling to cope with the rapid rate of deaths in the home. NHS England has announced 740 new deaths of people who tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the tota...

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58 new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare

58 new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare

The number of COVID-19 patients who have died there has risen to more than 13,700, after another 861 deaths were recorded. In addition, a further 411 cases of coronavirus were confirmed from the backl...

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Police find 17 bodies piled up in New Jersey nursing home morgue

Police find 17 bodies piled up in New Jersey nursing home morgue

The following day, the elderly man was transferred from the Belmont Manor nursing home to the hospital, where he was tested for the coronavirus . In Massachusetts, 37% of people testing positive for ...

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Lagos records three more COVID-19 deaths

Lagos State has discharged five more former COVID-19 patients, after they tested negative for the novel coronavirus . The data also showed the rate of death increasing significantly in each age gro...

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Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 news conference for April 13, 2020

Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 news conference for April 13, 2020

The reporting delay is attributed to the system employed by the state's health department, which requires the state to sign off on all COVID-19 related deaths as part of a central system that excludes...

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Social distancing may be needed until 2022

Social distancing may be needed until 2022

The researchers acknowledge the economic fallout of social distancing and stress they are not advocating any specific course of action. The threat of a resurgence of coronavirus could be with us...

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The World Health Organization amid the coronavirus

The World Health Organization amid the coronavirus

While Trump pointed to a U.S. investigation of the United Nations agency, Tedros stopped short of addressing his complaints directly and said the WHO's performance in handling the outbreak would be re...

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Pa. Dept. of Health reports 60 new deaths due to COVID-19

Pa. Dept. of Health reports 60 new deaths due to COVID-19

They had both tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics suggested there were around 75% more coronavirus-related fatalities in England and Wa...

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US CDC reports 579005 coronavirus cases, 22252 deaths

US CDC reports 579005 coronavirus cases, 22252 deaths

That's consistent with the demographics of who works in health care, researchers said. At least 9,200 health care workers in the U.S. have been infected by the coronavirus since the outbreak of the ...

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Province announces $53-million boost to mental health funding

Province announces $53-million boost to mental health funding

Mental health should be in the forefront of research as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is likely to bring in a new set of mental health issues for people, according to a new positi...

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COVID-19: Chloroquine's Potentially 'Extreme' Side Effects

COVID-19: Chloroquine's Potentially 'Extreme' Side Effects

As the coronavirus cases are on the rise worldwide, the Central government on Thursday made a decision to supply anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to 55 countries, sources at the government ...

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Coronavirus: Lockdown in Wales extended by three weeks

On a day when the UK's coronavirus death roll reached 13,729 , Raab said the lockdown will only be lifted under five conditions. The First Minister said the decision was based on "expert scientif...

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How close are we to a Covid-19 vaccine?

How close are we to a Covid-19 vaccine?

Vaccine is not a distant solution for a current emergency, but rather the most powerful weapon to defeat COVID-19. "We don't want to get to later this year and discover we have a highly effective vacc...

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WHO voices 'regret' at US decision to halt funding

WHO voices 'regret' at US decision to halt funding

Meanwhile, French government spokeswoman Sibeth Ndiaye also said that France regrets US President's decision to cut funding for the WHO. Global public health leaders said more than 100-million chi...

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3 new COVID-19 cases bring Cole County's total to 40

3 new COVID-19 cases bring Cole County's total to 40

A 69-year-old man from Chikkaballapura is the eleventh COVID-19 related fatality in Karnataka taking the toll in the state to 11, Health Minister B Sriramulu said on Wednesday. As of Wednesday, statew...

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NY to require face coverings in busy public places

NY to require face coverings in busy public places

Still, arriving at such data requires extensive testing, tracing and modeling of the virus, which NY and other states have said they lack the money and staffing to do - raising questions about how p...

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New COVID-19 death reported in Jackson County, 12 more cases confirmed

New COVID-19 death reported in Jackson County, 12 more cases confirmed

Westmoreland County confirmed cases climbed to 237, with deaths jumping from six to 11. Drive-Through testing is offered for FREE by the Texas County Health Department Monday through Thursday from 2...

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Ontario expands testing guidelines as COVID-19 deaths rise

Ontario expands testing guidelines as COVID-19 deaths rise

Ford says it will be necessary to take a closer look at cracks in the system and this crisis will give the province an opportunity to create higher standards. "We'll put more boots on the ground". "...

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Warren Endorses Biden, Pointing To His Empathy And Experience With Financial Crises

Warren Endorses Biden, Pointing To His Empathy And Experience With Financial Crises

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president on Wednesday, delivering another high-profile backing from one of his former rivals as he aims to unify the...

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Pregnant NHS nurse who contracted coronavirus has died

Pregnant NHS nurse who contracted coronavirus has died

These were the details of the news Coronavirus death toll tops 12,000 in United Kingdom for this day. In general, a total of 16,387 people died in England and Wales in the week ending April 3, the...

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Coronavirus is 10 times deadlier than swine flu, World Health Organization leader says

Coronavirus is 10 times deadlier than swine flu, World Health Organization leader says

CNN reported Wednesday that the administration is looking for new ways to allocate that money, which would leave the World Health Organization without tens of millions of dollars from its largest d...

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Camden County, Mo. up to 28 positive COVID-19 cases, 13 recovered

Camden County, Mo. up to 28 positive COVID-19 cases, 13 recovered

Ninety-one Jackson County cases are women, and 101 are men, per the health department. A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Lawrence's hospital, LMH Health, is pictured Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Ther...

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Coronavirus: Stray dogs eating bat meat may have started pandemic, study says

Coronavirus: Stray dogs eating bat meat may have started pandemic, study says

Previous studies on how coronavirus infects humans showed that the virus from bats was transmitted to another animal after bats, and from that animal to humans. A large proportion of people sufferin...

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All New Yorkers must wear masks in public spaces, Cuomo orders

All New Yorkers must wear masks in public spaces, Cuomo orders

While Democratic-leaning "blue states" like California and NY acted comparatively early, introducing stringent measures in March, many other places did not respond until much later. We will hold the g...

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Henry reports three new COVID-19 cases in TFWs

Henry reports three new COVID-19 cases in TFWs

The province's total of deaths is now at 75. Not everyone who might have COVID-19 is tested, and actual cases are likely higher than the confirmed cases. During question period, Henry said they are ...

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Alberta reports 126 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

Calgary was the first area in Alberta to receive expanded testing due to a high rate of infections relative to the rest of the province, Hinshaw said at the time. The doctor added confirmed cases will...

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Baby delivered succesfully as pregnant nurse dies after contracting Covid-19

Baby delivered succesfully as pregnant nurse dies after contracting Covid-19

Angela Primachenko, 27, of Vancouver, was 33 weeks pregnant when she tested positive for COVID-19. "I just really like it". It's not clear exactly how the nurse became infected with Covid-19, howe...

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Discharging coronavirus patients into care homes is 'madness', Government told

Discharging coronavirus patients into care homes is 'madness', Government told

He said as soon as the outbreak developed the home responded "swiftly and robustly" and staff had "done their utmost to support residents, families and each other through this incredibly challenging t...

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Covid-19: Chief Ombudsman fast-tracks inspection of aged care facilities

Covid-19: Chief Ombudsman fast-tracks inspection of aged care facilities

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant speaks to the media on Tuesday . Health Minister Brad Hazzard's office has refused to apologise after he publicly criticised an aged care worker believed to ...

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China approves clinical trials for two inactivated COVID-19 vaccines

China approves clinical trials for two inactivated COVID-19 vaccines

However, GSK and Sanofi are expecting their dimension will provide them an advantage, since the amount of diseases approaches two million globally. The vaccine candidate built upon the adenovirus-ba...

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