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Nov 30 2020

Coronavirus: 206 New Cases And Seven Further Deaths In Ireland

There has been a total of 2,036 COVID-19 related deaths and 71,494 confirmed cases in Ireland. It brings the total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland to...

Nov 29 2020

AstraZeneca likely to conduct new global low-dose Covid-19 vaccine trial

Officials in the Philippines said they would secure 2.6 million shots and were negotiating a possible purchase of a further 1 million doses. Questions are mounting over...

Nov 29 2020

Justin Trudeau expects most of Canada to be vaccinated by September

Trudeau announced Friday that Maj. Officials said Canada has a "pre-positioning mechanism" in place that would allow the country to import vaccine doses even before the...

Nov 28 2020

Ontario records record daily high of 1855 new COVID-19 cases

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at Royal Ascot Care Centre and Amica White Rock. The outbreaks at Hamlets at Westsyde , Peace Portal Seniors Villa...

Nov 27 2020

Four new COVID-19 cases confirmed

This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,115, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement. The Spanaway man had underlying health conditions. Ple...

Nov 26 2020

147 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Tuesday

Cases also are surging in neighboring Cattaraugus County. Others, however, do require hospitalization, as noted in the daily update on the number of people hospitalized. ...

Nov 24 2020

Oxford coronavirus vaccine candidate '70% effective', trials show

Pfizer and Moderna last week reported preliminary results from late-stage trials showing their vaccines were nearly 95% effective. AstraZeneca has become the latest d...

Nov 24 2020

USA grants emergency use authorisation to Regeneron Covid-19 antibodies

The treatment is intended for those with mild cases of COVID-19, not for those hospitalized with the virus, the FDA said. "The emergency authorization of these mono...

Nov 23 2020

Moderna to charge $25-$37 for COVID-19 vaccine: CEO

Pfizer would distribute the doses to vaccination centers in containers filled with dry ice which should keep the vaccine at the required temperature for 15 days. "So we ...

Nov 23 2020

Moderna to charge $25-$37 for COVID-19 vaccine: CEO tells paper

This is China's first phase-3 efficacy study for a recombinant subunit COVID-19 vaccine candidate, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Claire was the first of 6,...

Nov 23 2020

England expected to go under tougher three-tiered restrictions in December_china

Some local measures will be the same as those in the previous three tier system , used in England to tackle the spread of coronavirus up until the current lockdown be...

Nov 23 2020

Covid antibodies detected up to 3 months after infection

Its results have not peer-reviewed by other scientists but were published before review on the MedRxiv website. One theory is that antibodies fade very quickly after so...

Nov 21 2020

WHO warns against using Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

However, the experts felt there was insufficient evidence of remdesivir having a meaningful effect on death rates or recovery times for patients, particularly when cons...

Nov 21 2020

South Australia to end lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder

The state's total is now at 553 with 37 considered active. Most shops are set to close around the state today in line with the new rules directed at stopping the Parafi...

Nov 21 2020

Mayo Clinic Staff Members Tested Positive Within 2 Weeks

Across the Midwest, the Mayo Clinic now has approximately 1,500 staff, with Covit-19 exposures or diagnostic-related work restrictions, Luxstein said. Paul Pioneer Press ...

Nov 20 2020

Australian state announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown

Australia closed its borders in March to all except citizens and residents, and the government has kept entries capped and put those allowed into the country in a two-w...

Nov 18 2020

California pulling 'emergency brake' to slow record surge of COVID cases

As of Monday, San Francisco and San Mateo counties are sliding back to the "Red" tier - with San Francisco sliding two tiers from the least restrictive "Yellow" tier, whe...

Nov 17 2020

Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show

Shares of the company Moderna soared by 15 percent in early trading on Monday after it was revealed that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be 94.5 percent effective in...

Nov 17 2020

Canadian hospitals under pressure amid rising Covid-19 cases

With a number of hospitals not reporting data over the weekend, as often happens, the true number of hospitalizations may be higher. Peel region is also seeing an incre...

Nov 16 2020

Russian Covid vax arrives in India for human clinical trial

Kroger, Meijer, Walgreens and CVS locations will all be able to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine for free - as soon as it exists. The company said in a news release th...