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Aug 26 2020

Thurston County reports 13 new cases of COVID-19 Monday

The province has recorded a total of 5,184 cases since the onset of the pandemic. There are now 913 active cases in the province. Of the total COVID-19 cases, 18 indi...

Aug 26 2020

FDA issues emergency use authorization of convalescent plasma for COVID-19

The announcement on the eve of Trump's Republican National Convention raised suspicions that it was politically motivated to offset critics of the president's handling...

Aug 26 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. Denies He's Resigning From Liberty University Amid Multiple Scandals

Doubling down, the university has put out a statement confirming that Falwell had initially agreed to resign. As the New York Times reported, Mr Trump's personal lawyer, ...

Aug 26 2020

Cuomo, other governors mum on quarantine rules after CDC drops recommendation

Previously, the agency recommended a 14-day quarantine for those returning from worldwide destinations or any area with a high concentration of coronavirus cases. "Trav...

Aug 25 2020

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus reinfection

Health experts said the results of the University of Hong Kong study weren't a surprise as reinfection is common among other coronaviruses . Researchers from Departmen...

Aug 25 2020

China approves emergency usage of COVID-19 vaccines, official says

Earlier this month, the Australian government announced that it has signed a letter of intent with AstraZeneca to secure a supply of the vaccine candidate. COVAX, a joint...

Aug 25 2020

Durham MP Erin O'Toole wins federal Conservative leadership race

O'Toole and MacKay, 54, who also served in former Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government, were considered the front-runners in the race. A member of parl...

Aug 25 2020

Trump announces emergency authorization of ‘breakthrough’ coronavirus treatment

But evidence on whether it works has been inconclusive. How does convalescent plasma therapy compare to other treatments? Dexamethasone is administered in the lat...

Aug 25 2020

Victoria records 116 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Andrews told reporters that the current social distancing measures should not be lifted when the state of emergency expires in September simply because the pandemic won't...

Aug 23 2020

Trump accuses 'deep state' FDA of slowing vaccine development

Must focus on speed, and saving lives!' the president continued. "I would feel obligated (to resign) because in doing so, I would indicate to the American public that the...

Aug 22 2020

B.C. reaches 200 deaths to COVID-19, 80 new cases reported

Dix and Gustafson announced no new deaths Wednesday. Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the outbreak. In a news release, Fraser Health confirmed the outbr...

Aug 21 2020

World Health Organization says people in 20s, 30s, 40s increasingly driving pandemic

Socorro Escalante, its technical officer and medicines policy advisor, said the World Health Organization was coordinating with Russian Federation, which this month bec...

Aug 21 2020

Americans back spending on Postal Service amid mail-in vote row

What changes had been planned? It also calls on $25 billion in emergency funding for the postal service. In a tweet on Wednesday, he also lambasted activists who hav...

Aug 21 2020

St Albans and Harpenden GCSE Results Day 2020

But principal David Pomfret said it was unacceptable that they were told of the decision so late. A pupil at Mary Immaculate school in Cardiff said the fallout from A-l...

Aug 21 2020

Joe Biden Is "Your Worst Nightmare", Says Donald Trump

She said her presence there was a testament to the dedication of generations before her, of the women and men who believed so fiercely in the promise of equality, liber...

Aug 20 2020

Victoria Recorded Its Deadliest Day of the Pandemic with 25 Fatalities

More than 21.6 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide, with recoveries exceeding 13.6 million, according to figures compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins Univer...

Aug 19 2020

Walgreens, CVS urge early flu shots due to COVID-19 similarities

Worldwide there have been about 776,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Johns Hopkins University says. Since the symptoms of COVID-19 mimic the those of the flu, people w...

Aug 19 2020

World Health Organization urges all nations to join global shared vaccine bid

Young people are leading the spread of COVID-19 around the globe, the World Health Organization has warned. Aylward said it would take "very high" levels of vaccination...

Aug 19 2020

Govt scraps health agency criticised for Covid response

Public Health England , which reports directly to the health minister, was created by a previous Conservative government in 2013 when the government carved out numerous p...

Aug 19 2020

NC attorney general joins multi-state lawsuit over Postal Service changes

In June 2020, Trump installed Republican donor Louis DeJoy as US Postmaster General . "They strike at the core of our democracy". Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democ...