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Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

Healthcare workers face off against anti-lockdown protesters in Colorado

He is seen standing in the crosswalk, blocking the truck while the woman screams at him and hocks her horn repeatedly. Antiquarantine protesters clashed with health care workers in Denver on Sunday....

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Coronavirus: Delivery of 84 tonnes of personal protective equipment for NHS delayed

Coronavirus: Delivery of 84 tonnes of personal protective equipment for NHS delayed

A pregnant Indian-origin doctor has staged a protest outside British prime minister's office at 10 Downing Street against the persistent shortage of personal protective equipment , mainly surgical go...

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BARDA, Red Cross to collect plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

BARDA, Red Cross to collect plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

View in full here. "The CDSCO has conveyed its no objection for conduct of the clinical trial subject to certain amendments in the protocol and various conditions under the Drugs and Clinical Trial ...

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Coronavirus: When will there be a vaccine?

Human testing of a potential vaccine is due to be carried out across the United Kingdom this week by a team of experts from Oxford University . Half of all the trial volunteers will get the new co...

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Roche Eyes COVID-19 Antibody Test Launch in May

Roche Eyes COVID-19 Antibody Test Launch in May

The study estimated that 2.49 per cent to 4.16 per cent of people in Santa Clara Country had been infected with COVID-19 by April 1. Some seem to have the antibodies built up for a lifetime of immunit...

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No date set for schools re-opening, Education Secretary confirms

No date set for schools re-opening, Education Secretary confirms

Education secretary Gavin Williamson, previously pictured at RAF Marham when he was defence secretary. He said: "We've already published an initial list of high-quality online educational resources...

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COVID-19-related cases, deaths across Canada

COVID-19-related cases, deaths across Canada

The country has 1,580 COVID-19 related deaths - 78 in British Columbia, 51 in Alberta, four in Saskatchewan, five in Manitoba, 553 in Ontario, 877 in Quebec, three in Newfoundland & Labrador and nine ...

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Egypt to trial plasma therapy using blood from coronavirus survivors - Politics - Egypt

Egypt to trial plasma therapy using blood from coronavirus survivors - Politics - Egypt

Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar announced in April that Egypt had received samples of the Japanese anti-viral flu drug Avigan to test as a possible COVID-19 trea...

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COVID-19 KY | 2,522 case, 137 deaths

COVID-19 KY | 2,522 case, 137 deaths

But at least 137 residents remain in intensive care units as they battle the virus, he said . On Thursday, it was announced that one of the new COVID-19 cases was a 10-day-old baby. Beshear encou...

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UK reports 596 COVID-19 deaths as total tops 16000

UK reports 596 COVID-19 deaths as total tops 16000

It was reported on Sunday that a shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) was due to arrive today from Turkey, Sky News understands. Among distress around access to PPE, a lack of testing w...

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Coronavirus: 44 Further Deaths In Ireland

Coronavirus: 44 Further Deaths In Ireland

A complete list of nursing home cases can be found here . In the USA, the governor of the state of New Jersey on Thursday ordered a probe into a nursing home in the town of Andover, where 17 bodies...

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Bodies overwhelm New Jersey nursing home

Bodies overwhelm New Jersey nursing home

At least 36 people have died from the CCP virus at one of New Jersey's largest nursing homes , the state Department of Health said Thursday, days after a tip led police to find 17 bodies in the f...

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You Can Now Get Married Online in NY

You Can Now Get Married Online in NY

The current number of hospitalizations is 16,967, according to Cuomo. For those looking for something to celebrate, however, the state is untangling some red tape around tying the knot: New Yorkers ...

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Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga & Best Moments From 'Together At Home' Special

Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga & Best Moments From 'Together At Home' Special

And now, they have a special event to deal with the ongoing COVID 19 crisis that the entire world is dealing with in partnership with the World Health Organization . The event will be hosted by the t...

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Overall cure percentage for COVID-19 at 13.85 per cent: Health Ministry

Overall cure percentage for COVID-19 at 13.85 per cent: Health Ministry

Till Saturday evening, positive cases in India were at 14,792 including 488 deaths while over 2015 people were cured for the deadly disease. The highest number of confirmed cases in the country ar...

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Province reports 514 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths

Province reports 514 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths

The public health unit is reporting a swath of outbreaks across the region - at 13 long-term care homes and 15 community care settings in Newmarket, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Keswick, Pefferlaw, Richm...

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Oxford University scientists signal a breakthrough in search for coronavirus vaccine

Oxford University scientists signal a breakthrough in search for coronavirus vaccine

Gilbert said that the timing is ambitious but achievable. Prof Gilbert said her team had been working on a Disease X, a name "given to an unknown disease which was going to come and cause a pandemic...

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Judge halts sale of bleach marketed as coronavirus treatment

Judge halts sale of bleach marketed as coronavirus treatment

The Justice Department's action is a civil complaint, and the church's officials-Mark, Joseph, Jordan and Jonathan Grenon-have not been charged criminally. You have no authority over us!. "There wil...

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Olympics chief brought in to boost PPE production

Olympics chief brought in to boost PPE production

Health staff had previously been instructed to wear long-sleeved disposable fluid repellent gowns. A delivery of desperately needed personal protection equipment for frontline NHS staff is arriving ...

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Coronavirus has ravaged NYC nursing homes at a startling rate

Coronavirus has ravaged NYC nursing homes at a startling rate

NY state's health commissioner, Howard Zucker, said the state is providing enough personal protective equipment for nursing homes and helping with staffing. There are 335 long-term residential centres...

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Coronavirus In Ohio: DeWine Says Ohioans Must Be Protected As Businesses Reopen

OH had its greatest one-day jump in reported coronavirus cases Thursday. Death totals Thursday were 389, compared to 361 Wednesday and 324 Tuesday. You need to be careful, we have had young people ...

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Elon Musk, CNN spar over ventilator story; Musk surprised network ‘still exists’

Elon Musk, CNN spar over ventilator story; Musk surprised network ‘still exists’

As the San Francisco Chronicle noted, Musk gave more than 20 devices to facilities in the San Francisco area - although it wasn't clear if those were ventilators or the same machines Los Angeles Cou...

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Quebec premier pleads for doctors to help nursing homes ravaged by coronavirus

Quebec premier pleads for doctors to help nursing homes ravaged by coronavirus

Another 984 cases have required hospitalization, with 218 of those in intensive care. "Obviously, it's going to be a big challenge to have everyone work together, people who are not used to working ...

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Japan Expands COVID-19 Coranavirus State of Emergency Nationwide

Japan Expands COVID-19 Coranavirus State of Emergency Nationwide

Tokyo is followed by Osaka, which has over 1,070 cases, Kanagawa with more than 720, and Chiba with about 630. "Areas where a state of emergency should be carried out will be expanded from the se...

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Governor Orders First Reopenings for Texas

Governor Orders First Reopenings for Texas

Abbott also unveiled a plan to allow some retail businesses to offer to-go services beginning April 24. "We have to understand that we must re-open in a way in which we are able to stimulate the econ...

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WHO unsure antibodies protect against COVID, little sign of herd immunity

WHO unsure antibodies protect against COVID, little sign of herd immunity

Epidemiologists at World Health Organization said there is no evidence someone who has been infected can not be infected again. "What the use of these tests will do will measure the level of anti...

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CDC Botched Coronavirus Testing Kits

CDC Botched Coronavirus Testing Kits

The scientists also said the cross contamination broke the CDC's own protocols and jeopardized testing for the virus. Redfield emphasized that his agency is working hard right now to increase publ...

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Netherlands: Virus cases top 31,500, deaths over 3,600

Netherlands: Virus cases top 31,500, deaths over 3,600

Testing is the best way to determine who does or doesn't have an infection , but health specialists in Spain believe they could have stumbled upon a different warning sign, and it. Spanish health exp...

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Stay the course, Dr. Bonnie Henry tells B.C.

Stay the course, Dr. Bonnie Henry tells B.C.

Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix, the province stated there are still a lot of potential damage COVID-19 can do in the community. "The risk is still very high and there are many unknowns, b...

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’Heartbreaking’ report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

’Heartbreaking’ report shows virus ravaging NY nursing homes

A home in Washington state lost 43 residents early in the virus's spread into the country. It went on to say; "Every effort continues to be implemented to maintain the professional standard of nur...

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Vitalant will now be collecting convalescent plasma

Vitalant will now be collecting convalescent plasma

The therapy involves attempting to jump-start the immunity of a serious patient by infusing some of the blood plasma of a person who has already recovered from the disease. If they're 28 days post-sym...

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Phase 2 Study Eyed for One of Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates

Phase 2 Study Eyed for One of Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates

There are three phases. That one version of their vaccine is about to enter a new phase: human trials, which will be taking place in May with 120 people in Australia. A decade compressed into a year...

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Britain's coronavirus death toll reaches 14,500

Britain's coronavirus death toll reaches 14,500

Professor Anthony Costello - an expert in epidemiology at the UCL Institute for Global Health - told the UK's Health and Social Care Committee: "We have to face the reality". Hancock was also question...

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Ebola drug Remdesivir effective in treating coronavirus, Gilead Sciences data finds

Ebola drug Remdesivir effective in treating coronavirus, Gilead Sciences data finds

Remdesivir was tried with Ebola and SARS, and the drug has an accumulated safety database, he said. In the video discussion, Kathleen Mullane, a professor of medicine at the university who is oversee...

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Coronavirus outbreak: Toronto reports 154 total deaths due to COVID-19

Coronavirus outbreak: Toronto reports 154 total deaths due to COVID-19

Of Thursday's 514 new cases, 271 were related to long-term care facilities, Williams said - the first time there have been more of those cases than community ones. There were 829 Ontarians in hospital...

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