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Aug 05 2020

COVID-19 risk 3 times higher for front-line health workers

Mary Leahy, CEO of Heroes-Aid said: 'PPE is a vital resource for frontline workers, as it forms the main barrier between healthcare workers and Covid-19. "The findings of...

Aug 03 2020

Four More COVID-19 Cases in Mason County

A day after Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the state's public health orders would be extended for a month with only minor changes, health officials announced 216 n...

Aug 02 2020

COVID-19: Health officials announce 50 new cases, one new death

The outbreak is the first at a Fraser Health facility since June 17. That means there are now two long-term care facilities with active outbreaks in B.C., including the H...

Aug 02 2020

Fauci confident virus vaccine will get to Americans in 2021

Instead, he reiterated, "Any crowd, whether it's a protest, any crowd when you have people close together without masks is a risk". Jordan compared such a move to closing...

Aug 02 2020

German Shepherd 'Buddy' died of coronavirus in America

Hospitals are being pushed to their limits, and deaths, which generally trail weeks behind infections, have started to increase. The second dog was not found to have c...

Aug 01 2020

Record Number of COVID-19 Deaths, New Infections in Australian State

After cases peaked on July 7 with 447 recorded, they have been gradually going down with just three recorded on July 28. As of midnight on Sunday, August 2, every perso...

Aug 01 2020

Children carry COVID-19 virus, small study finds

However, for some time, it was unclear why many Covid-19 patients lost their sense of smell. "This study found that in patients who had recovered from COVID-19, 87.4 pe...

Aug 01 2020

Guelph high schools among those allowed to reopen under full attendance model

Teachers and children from grades 4-12 will be required to wear masks while in the classroom. It said enhanced health and safety protocols would be in place and boards ...

Jul 31 2020

Virology institute launches Russia's second COVID-19 vaccine human trial

We are indebted to the participants and investigators who now begin the work of the COVE study itself. "There are also wide concerns the human testing of the vaccine is...

Jul 30 2020

Updated COVID-19 Data from Minnesota

Reported COVID-19 cases roughly tripled in Sacramento County during the past four weeks, and several densely populated, economically disadvantaged areas were among the ha...

Jul 30 2020

Toronto & Peel Will Officially Be Moving Into Stage 3 On Friday

According to the latest data, 28 regions in the province reported five or fewer new cases today and with 174 more resolved cases, recoveries outpaced new infections by 98...

Jul 29 2020

Link between Hepatitis B and liver cancer, prevention

It's said that worldwide, 290 million people are unaware that they are living with hepatitis and without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will c...

Jul 29 2020

First presidential debate moves to Cleveland after Notre Dame withdraws

Jenkins said he made the hard decision after consulting with Dr. Mark Fox, the St. Joseph County Deputy Health Officer, and with the unanimous support of the Executive Co...

Jul 28 2020

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate moves into late-stage trial

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel in a statement on Monday said that "we are grateful to the efforts of so many inside and outside the company to get us to this important miles...

Jul 27 2020

US Surpasses 4 Million COVID-19 Cases

The Health Ministry said revised guidelines by ICMR and efforts put in by the states also helped in widespread testing. About 41% of USA adults have at least one underl...

Jul 26 2020

Altoona School District announces plans for fall re-opening

The Harrison County School District has revised its back to school plan for the upcoming school year. "The middle school and high school where the students are bigger a...

Jul 24 2020

Lab-made virus mimics Covid-19 virus, can aid vaccine discovery

The virus could be used to assess whether an experimental vaccine elicits neutralizing antibodies, to measure whether a COVID-19 survivor carries enough neutralizing anti...

Jul 22 2020

Essex excluded from Stage 3

Health officials have said that they are examining four weeks' worth of data to determine whether a region should move forward to a more advanced stage of reopening. Howe...

Jul 22 2020

Biden to unveil caregiving proposal aimed at boosting USA economy

His plan would cost $775 billion over a decade and be paid for by rolling back tax breaks for real estate investors and tightening enforcement of the existing US tax code...

Jul 21 2020

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shows promise

But what does the vaccine do, how does it work, and what happens next? The vaccine has been produced by British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmace...