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Iran begins clinical trials of two coronavirus vaccines Iran begins clinical trials of two coronavirus vaccines

The race toward manufacturing a proven coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is nearing its end. There were no unexpected adverse events during the trials. The Russian government reportedly announced this metric as it rushes to keep up with the Western va...

COVID-19 patients could occupy ICU beds in mid-December COVID-19 patients could occupy ICU beds in mid-December

Ten Albertans have passed away from the virus in the last 24 hours bring the total to 393. Fifty continuing care homes are also dealing with outbreaks. The letter states that what worked eight months ago isn't going to make a big difference today and...

MS drug almost halves hospitalised patients' risk of severe Covid symptoms MS drug almost halves hospitalised patients' risk of severe Covid symptoms

Inhaled interferon beta-1a provides high, local concentrations of the immune protein, which boosts lung defences rather than targeting specific viral mechanisms. The treatment is an "important therapeutic option alongside potential vaccines for the m...

Oregon Tops 1100 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in a Single Day Oregon Tops 1100 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in a Single Day

Limiting retail stores and retail malls (indoor and outdoor) to a maximum of 75% capacity and encouraging curbside pickup. Businesses are now required to mandate working from home and closing offices to the public. The Salem Police Department, loca...

MI trying to shut down Enbridge pipeline MI trying to shut down Enbridge pipeline

Gretchen Whitmer and Department of Natural Resources director Dan Eichinger. "Transporting millions of gallons of petroleum products each day through two 67-year old pipelines that lie exposed along the entire span of a busy shipping channel prese...

COVID surge continues in Sudbury area; eight new cases reported COVID surge continues in Sudbury area; eight new cases reported

That is based on various indicators, including the weekly incidence rate of COVID-19 and the percentage of tests that are positive. There have been 52 deaths linked to COVID-19 in Ottawa since October 16. It is the third Sudbury area school with a co...

Covid-19: Next two weeks 'crucial' for ending lockdown Covid-19: Next two weeks 'crucial' for ending lockdown

She also suggested that the announcement of a potential Covid-19 vaccine could lead to complacency with the measures, adding that the jab will make "no difference" to the current wave. The estimated R number last week was 1.1-1.3. Other documents...

Common mutation may make novel coronavirus more vulnerable to vaccine, says study Common mutation may make novel coronavirus more vulnerable to vaccine, says study

The D614G mutation has one spike protein popped open that allows the virus to proliferate faster and also become vulnerable as its core gets exposed, making it easier for antibodies to attack and destroy it. The scientists thus concluded that while t...

870K measles cases in 2019, highest number in 23 years 870K measles cases in 2019, highest number in 23 years

Even in the US, a decline in pediatric care during the pandemic caused many children to miss their shots which could pose a threat to themselves and others. "Covid-19 has resulted in unsafe declines in immunisation coverage, leading to increased ri...

New Saline County COVID Cases, 1 New Death New Saline County COVID Cases, 1 New Death

The increase in case numbers of COVID-19 today is an important reminder of the unpredictable nature of this highly infectious disease. There were actually only 31 cases recorded in the last 24 hours in the Interior but the total includes 11 from yest...

Are Black and Asian people disproportionately affected by coronavirus? Are Black and Asian people disproportionately affected by coronavirus?

However, they added that any decisions on whether those from Black and Asian backgrounds should be on the priority list for a Covid-19 vaccine will need to come from the government and Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which ad...

Bird flu prevention zone declared Bird flu prevention zone declared

Deborah Urquart, West Sussex County Council's Cabinet Member for Place Services, said: "The disease nearly always spreads from the migrating wild bird population and taking relatively small precautions now could have a major impact on stopping the vi...

India records 44,684 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 8.77 million India records 44,684 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 8.77 million

Delhi observed another spike and reported its highest daily tally of 8,593 infections, followed by Kerala with 7,007 cases, and Maharashtra with 4,907 cases. However, since then, the cases have been rapidly rising in the state, which has also be...

North Dakota allows infected nurses to keep working North Dakota allows infected nurses to keep working

The order also includes exceptions for children under age 5, individuals with a medical or mental health condition or disability that makes it unreasonable to wear a mask, and religious services. -Sporting events hosted by the North Dakota High...

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm November 13 COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm November 13

School-aged children account for less than 10 per cent of new cases. Updated data on the health unit's COVID-19 online dashboard also included more details on two other cases confirmed November 11. With cases of COVID-19 surging, what measures coul...

First week of Liverpool coronavirus pilot sees 18% of city's population tested First week of Liverpool coronavirus pilot sees 18% of city's population tested

Around 1,500 swab tests were conducted on an average by October 31, but the number has reduced to 800 tests per day on an average. In many provinces the testing numbers bounce around dramatically. Since then, the Ontario Government changed the test...

COVID-19 measures not enough, hundreds of doctors say COVID-19 measures not enough, hundreds of doctors say

Close contacts are also described as anyone who has had direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 - If they had been sneezed or coughed on for example - or anyone providing direct care to someone who tested...

Governors of Oregon, Washington, California issue travel advisories for COVID-19 Governors of Oregon, Washington, California issue travel advisories for COVID-19

On November 13, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that his state in conjunction with OR and Washington issued travel advisories "urging visitors entering their states OR returning home from travel outside these states to self-quarantine ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes for flouting his OWN coronavirus restrictions California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes for flouting his OWN coronavirus restrictions

State guidelines in California state that gatherings that have more than three households in attendance are prohibited. On Friday, Newsom once again urged Californians to take the pandemic seriously and comply with health guidelines, such as wear...

Kenney announces new COVID-19 restrictions in some areas, including RMWB Kenney announces new COVID-19 restrictions in some areas, including RMWB

This is the second time the premier has had to isolate from being in close contact with a confirmed case. There are currently 1,031 active cases in Alberta schools, with up to 62 now on watch alerts with five or more cases. Albertans living in area...

Covid-19 death toll in United Kingdom passes 50,000 Covid-19 death toll in United Kingdom passes 50,000

Data from the Covid symptom app , based on one million people reporting symptoms, suggests cases are coming down across most areas of the United Kingdom - although numbers are still high. According to the latest data from Public Health England, inf...

Zuckerberg defends not suspending ex-Trump aide Bannon from Facebook Zuckerberg defends not suspending ex-Trump aide Bannon from Facebook

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Zuckerberg acknowledged criticism of Facebook by President-elect Joe Biden but said the company shared some of the Biden team's same concerns about social media. Facebook chief executive Mark ...

Race-based Harvard admissions case moves step closer to Supreme Court Race-based Harvard admissions case moves step closer to Supreme Court

Justices John Roberts, Samuel Alito, and Clarence Thomas have expressed a desire to strike down more than 40 years of legal precedent upholding race-conscious admissions. Students for Fair Admissions, a group opposed to the use of race in admissions,...

Murphy To Announce New COVID-19 Restrictions As Cases Skyrocket Murphy To Announce New COVID-19 Restrictions As Cases Skyrocket

Let's get through the remainder of this fall and winter together", Murphy noted. The average increase over the first seven days of this month reached roughly 2,135, up from about 590 cases a day in early October. In a new approach, New Jersey will ...

Costco making face-coverings mandatory, including Prince George Costco making face-coverings mandatory, including Prince George

Costco previously allowed those with medical conditions not to wear a mask, but now ask that if you can't wear a face mask, you must wear a shield. In a letter to members , President and CEO Craig Jelinek said that although some might see the upd...

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