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Mar 31 2020

UN, US Mission donate 250,000 face masks to medical professionals in NYC

It's expected to bolster a besieged health care system by treating non-coronavirus patients while hospitals treat people with COVID-19. 'I made a direct request to the ...

Mar 31 2020

Coronavirus patients 'still infectious for 8 days after recovery

Musician Alan Merrill, co-writer and singer of the original version of "I Love Rock "n" Roll", breathed his last on Sunday due to complications from coronavirus, at the a...

Mar 31 2020

Province identifies 92 new cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours

The province is planning for the worst, the premier said, with the rental supplement covering all of the roughly 500,000 renters in B.C. and will go towards renters exper...

Mar 30 2020

President Trump on Hand as Navy Hospital Ship Leaves for NYC

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, continue to climb in New York , Cuomo said. At Naval Station Norfolk, the presi...

Mar 29 2020

FL Gov.: Quarantine order expands to Lousiana, road checkpoints coming

The Florida Highway Patrol will install checkpoints on the major roads along the Alabama-Florida state line and screen drivers from Louisiana , with the exception of tho...

Mar 29 2020

Unemployment claims surge in New York State

Initial claims for UI increased by a minimum of 284% in each of New York's 10 labor market regions. But the Bureau of Labor Statistics show just 80,334 New Yorkers appl...

Mar 29 2020

British PM Boris Johnson says he's tested positive for coronavirus

He added that he will "continue to lead the government's response via video-conference as we fight this virus". On Friday, Prime Minister Johnson announced that he test...

Mar 28 2020

PM issues new quarantine rules for travellers

The states will run the isolation programs for overseas travelers, assisted by the Australian Border Force and Australian Defence Force, and returning travelers will be p...

Mar 27 2020

FDA: Don't use chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 preventive drugs

Renowned pharmacist Yasir Hashmi said people were using the anti-malarial drug as an over the counter drug to prevent and treat coronavirus . He even said that the U...

Mar 27 2020

21-year-old woman with 'no underlying health conditions' dies of coronavirus

The UK's deputy ambassador to Hungary, Steven Dick, who died in hospital in Budapest on Tuesday. The family described the "unimaginable pain" they are going through aft...

Mar 27 2020

Ontario Provides $3.3 Billion More to Increase Health Care Capacity

New spending includes a $1-billion pandemic contingency fund, almost $1 billion more for hospitals, and $75 million for more personal protective equipment for front-line ...

Mar 26 2020

Moulton Calls On China To Accept Coronavirus Blame

Meanwhile, the White House is reportedly launching a communications plan across multiple federal agencies that focus on accusing China of orchestrating a cover-up and cre...

Mar 26 2020

Man Dies After Taking Drug He Thought Would Protect Him From Coronavirus

The Arizona man is not the first to go wrong in attempting to self-medicate with the substance, with a number of reports out of Nigeria stating that hospitals had seen ...

Mar 26 2020

57 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta, bringing total to 358

Hinshaw also stressed that the province has seen a large number of Albertans return from worldwide travel over the past week and that all of them must self-isolate for 14...

Mar 25 2020

Washington governor issues 2-week ‘stay-at-home’ order amid coronavirus outbreak

But for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, or death. "We have clear directiv...

Mar 24 2020

Lockdown only will not contain the virus need strong public health measures

The new coronavirus pandemic is clearly "accelerating", the World Health Organisation warned on Monday, but said it was still possible to "change the trajectory" of t...

Mar 23 2020

The CPS announced a new incubation period COVID-19

The journal Nature Medicine has published a study by an worldwide team of scientists analyzing the genome of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that has caused the COVID-...

Mar 22 2020

COVID-19: One more person has died, 74 new cases

While employees of long-term care homes typically rotate through various facilities, Henry said once an outbreak is declared staff are assigned to a single facility to pr...

Mar 22 2020

WhatsApp and World Health Organization launch a chatbot to answer questions surrounding coronavirus

The WHO chief's remarks follow reports that young people in many countries are being complacent about health warnings, because of the greater susceptibility to the viru...

Mar 22 2020

Sask. doctors call on businesses to close their doors

She said the initial COVID-19 case at the event appears to be from an individual who had recently returned from Las Vegas and travelled to the bonspiel. "We are hopeful t...