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Ebola cases reported in west DRC Ebola cases reported in west DRC

The latest outbreak of the virus was declared on June 1 in Mbandaka, a city of 1 million people on the River Congo, just before the country declared the end of a previous outbreak in the east that had dragged on for two years. Health care workers in ...

42 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba on Saturday 42 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba on Saturday

Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba chief public health officer, speaks during the province's latest COVID-19 update at the Manitoba legislature in Winnipeg Monday, March 30, 2020. That amount represents a rolling, five-working day normal of the percentage o...

Hamas targets in Gaza hit by Israel Hamas targets in Gaza hit by Israel

Israeli officials, in turn, have threatened to carry out targeted killings against senior terrorist leaders. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered retaliatory strikes and warned Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza , that they ...

Twitter Flags President Donald Trump Tweet On Mailboxes Not Being Twitter Flags President Donald Trump Tweet On Mailboxes Not Being "COVID Sanitized"

Another of President Trump's tweets has had a warning slapped on it by Twitter. In May, Twitter followed through with a similar decision and blocked Trump's tweet regarding the Black Lives Matter protests that were being held across the country.

Small increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in Limerick Small increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in Limerick

Thurston County ended the week of August 17 with 71 COVID-19 cases, including six more announced on Sunday. The county now has 923 cases. As of 12:00 AM June 1, 2020, the Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investig...

US Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Blood Plasma as COVID-19 Treatment US Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Blood Plasma as COVID-19 Treatment

A study conducted by the Mayo Clinic and the National Institutes of Health found that plasma treatments appeared to have a small but statistically significant impact on reducing mortality in hospitalized Covid-19 patients who received the infusions...

New COVID-19 Cases in IL, 17 Additional Deaths

In total, deaths were reported Saturday in seven IL counties; those who died ranged in age from their 20s to their 90s. "Thurston County now has a higher rate of transmission than when we entered Phase 3, which required less than 25 new cases per 1...

Trump to Announce COVID-19 'Breakthrough' Trump to Announce COVID-19 'Breakthrough'

President Donald Trump blamed the " deep state " or others at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for delaying the availability of the Chinese Communist Party ( CCP) virus vaccine before November 3, the day of the 2020 general election.

CDC: Wildfire Smoke Increases Risk of Coronavirus CDC: Wildfire Smoke Increases Risk of Coronavirus

The wildfires burning in several areas of the state continue to push smoke into the Valley air basin and raise concentrations of particulate matter. Smoke can irritate the eyes and airways, causing coughing, a dry scratchy throat and irritated sinu...

Covishield will be sold commercially only after successful trials Covishield will be sold commercially only after successful trials

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): The current claims over the Coronavirus vaccine, Covishield, are completely false and it will be commercialised when trials prove successful and regulatory approvals are in place, said Serum Institute of ...

Queensland records two new COVID19 cases linked to Wacol youth detention centre Queensland records two new COVID19 cases linked to Wacol youth detention centre

Gatherings at homes across Greater Brisbane will be limited to ten people for the foreseeable future while the rest of Queensland will be limited to 30. "We are concerned about the now seven positive cases linked to the youth detention cluster", she ...

Second Person Dies of West Nile Fever in Spain Second Person Dies of West Nile Fever in Spain

An outbreak of West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, has claimed the lives of two people in southern Spain and left 23 others in hospital, local health authorities said Friday. Fix or replace screens with tears or openings. Eliminate or r...

COVID-19 spike in Winneshiek County continues COVID-19 spike in Winneshiek County continues

The male and female, aged 17-and-under, were among the 16 reported new cases on Friday. Madison County Health Department continues to urge residents to take actions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Madison County and across the Commonwealth.

Singer James Blunt Contracts Scurvy After Eating a Meat-Only Diet

Musician James Blunt , with his maudlin ballads and gentle, warbling voice, is not exactly known for espousing toxic masculinity. Blunt, 46, told the podcast Table Manners he took up the all-meat diet while studying sociology after finding out h...

COVID-19: 156 New Cases and 2 Deaths COVID-19: 156 New Cases and 2 Deaths

From next week, new limits will be placed on indoor and outdoor meetings . The 359 deaths in care homes and hospices involved 81 separate facilities. Restrictions have been tightened again in Northern Ireland, in response to the spread of Covid-19...

Australia orders 25 million doses of Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vaccine Australia orders 25 million doses of Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vaccine

A staff member displays a sample of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at a vaccine production plant of China National Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. (Sinopharm) in Beijing, capital of China, April 10, 2020. In addition, BNT162b2 administration was wel...

High Viral Loads Make Kids 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19 High Viral Loads Make Kids 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19

With all these studies , scientists conclude that children should be kept under vigilant monitoring until their infection clears up completely. The new research could help public health officials and colleges institute new screening measures to pr...

Ontario records slightly more than 100 new cases of COVID-19

In a tweet, Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott confirmed that 27 of the province's 34 local public health units reported five or fewer new cases today and 16 reported no new cases at all. It is possible OPH will report 36 new cases Friday beca...

Peru to test China Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 3 trial Peru to test China Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 3 trial

The vaccine, developed by West China Hospital of Sichuan University in Chengdu, has received approval from the National Medical Products Administration to enter a clinical trial, the notice said . "It is expected to cost a few hundred yuan for a sho...

World Health Organization hints on how long COVID-19 will last World Health Organization hints on how long COVID-19 will last

He urged "national unity" and "global solidarity". The COVID-19 pandemic has to date killed almost 800,000 people and infected close to 23 million worldwide, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP. It can move fast because we a...

Trump accuses 'deep state' FDA of slowing vaccine development Trump accuses 'deep state' FDA of slowing vaccine development

Earlier this week a senior official, Peter Marks , director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, threatened to resign if a vaccine was rushed through for approval. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said this past week it has given th...

Singing loudly could increase the risk of coronavirus transmission, study says Singing loudly could increase the risk of coronavirus transmission, study says

British scientists found that singing does not produce more respiratory particles than talking at a similar volume , reported BBC . The researchers discovered that there is a steep rise in aerosol mass with increase in the loudness of the ...

Two cases of COVID-19 reported in Niagara on Thursday Two cases of COVID-19 reported in Niagara on Thursday

On Tuesday, 125 infections were confirmed and 102 infections were confirmed on Wednesday. Based on data provided in today's epidemiological summary, there are at least 964 active, lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario now. The Star's tally inc...

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Linked To Multiple New Coronavirus Cases Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Linked To Multiple New Coronavirus Cases

Ashley Bloomfield said. The Sturgis rally, which ended Sunday, brought hundreds of thousands of people to western South Dakota. MDH has confirmed that 15 people now have confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota linked to the Sturgis Motorcycle Ra...

Trump blocks postal funds to prevent expanded mail-in voting Trump blocks postal funds to prevent expanded mail-in voting

The Postal Service's inspector general also will examine possible conflicts of interest involving new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who has donated $2.7 million to President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans, according to Saloni Sharma, a spo...

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