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Apr 21 2020

'Scientific breakdown' at CDC lab led to coronavirus testing delays, report says

In the early weeks of March, the CDC's stumbles to provide test kits in Washington and New York City allowed the virus to spread quickly and silently. Fast forward near...

Apr 21 2020

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

A Department of Health spokesman said the guidance was to ensure that staff knew what to do to minimise risk if shortages did occur, and that the rules remained in line w...

Apr 21 2020

Watch This Stand-Off, In Denver, Between A Protester And Healthcare Worker

We offer twenty examples below - ten representing those who see participants as patriots, and ten expressing the opinion that they're complete morons. Photographs show ...

Apr 20 2020

B.C. announces 43 new COVID-19 cases, total stands at 1618

The slowdown is due to public health action, not herd immunity, or "community immunity", Henry said - and what happens next will also be much the same. "Critical care cap...

Apr 20 2020

15th case of COVID-19 reported in Fannin County

The total number of deaths now stands at 111. "With their permission, we want to inform our community of their ongoing recovery from this highly contagious virus", a co...

Apr 20 2020

Dr. Oz Steps In It With Coronavirus Comments

In recent days, celebrity doctors Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil have both made alarming comments regarding the novel coronavirus spread and the spike of COVID-19 cases nation...

Apr 19 2020

Chief medical officer will update Albertans on COVID-19

Deena Hinshaw said that Alberta has seen 126 new known cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. In an attempt to reduce spread and protect Alberta's most vulnerable...

Apr 18 2020

Alberta commits $53 million to mental health supports

Emma also said there were measures we could all be taking to improve our mental health during these unprecedented times. 'This needs to be on a bigger scale than we hav...

Apr 18 2020

Older Americans get chance to join virus vaccine study

Vaccine is the most powerful weapon to defeat COVID-19. Moderna drug company based in Boston, U.S. on January 13 announced it developed a potential vaccine called "...

Apr 17 2020

Elizabeth Warren Becomes Latest Ex-Presidential Rival to Back Joe Biden

Mr Obama's message, which contained both overt and subtle takedowns of President Donald Trump , hailed Mr Biden's loyalty to the United States and his preparation for le...

Apr 17 2020

Wyoming now has second death linked to coronavirus

He said ministry of home affairs will set up a dedicated helpline number for redressal of the complaints and their grievances will be addressed within two hours. At Golde...

Apr 17 2020

Coronavirus: Ontario government expands guidelines for priority COVID-19 testing

There have been 104 outbreaks reported in long-term care homes, with cases in 933 residents and 530 staff members. The order takes effect April 22 and is only in place ...

Apr 17 2020

Coronavirus in Will County: 75 new cases, 12 deaths

He is now in isolation at his home. "It is important that each and every one of us continue to practice preventative measures to help keep the spread to a minimum". The...

Apr 17 2020

Scientists suggest coronavirus could spread from corpses

Thailand has reported 2,672 cumulative infection cases and 46 deaths so far. "At present, there is no data on the exact number of COVID-19 contaminated corpses since it...

Apr 16 2020

COVID-19: China approves two vaccines for clinical trials

In the global race to produce vaccines for the novel coronavirus , China has launched human trials on two more potential candidates. This type of vaccine is new ...

Apr 16 2020

Covid-19: Mumbai police deploys drones in Dharavi and Worli

At least 120,914 people have died due to the virus in the world with 20, 465 deaths in Italy which is the highest in the world. "In addition to answering key questions ...

Apr 16 2020

Trump, Pence meet with recovered coronavirus patients

In a March 21 tweet , he said: "HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine"....

Apr 15 2020

Two people die of COVID-19 at Pickering long-term care home

Closer home, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in India has crossed the 9,000 mark, and the death toll is nearing 300. "Seven Oaks now remains the largest COVID-19...

Apr 15 2020

Alberta increases eligibility for COVID-19 testing to anyone with symptoms

Ontario will receive 250,000 N95 masks, five million procedural masks, 15 million gloves, 87,000 goggles and 50 ventilators. Quebec will also get 250,000 N95 masks, two...

Apr 15 2020

Lockdown extension in India: Flights, Railways to remain suspended till May 3

Paying tributes to Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, on his birth anniversary today, the Prime Minister said, "I am well aware of the problems you have faced -some for food,...