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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to enter final stage trials on July 27

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to enter final stage trials on July 27 Hence, celebrating it as the world's holy grail may be premature at this moment. It is one of at least four potential COVID-19 vaccines that have the backing of Operation Warp Speed, a federal government initiative to speed up the development of countermeasures against the virus . [Full Article...]

States sue to block deportation of global university students

States sue to block deportation of global university students The lawsuit seeks an injunction to stop the entire rule from going into effect. ICE announced July 6 that global students can no longer live in the United States while taking all of their classes online. Even with classes moving online, some universities including Harvard have not reduced tuition . The lawsuit was filed by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T... [Full Article...]

Newsom Orders Movie Theaters, Bars, Indoor Restaurants Closed Statewide

Movie theaters are among the businesses ordered to close down again. This retightening of restrictions comes just a month after state officials said dine-in restaurants, retail stores, bars, religious services and gyms could reopen with modifications in counties that met the state's guidelines. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization experts head to China for prelude to coronavirus probe

World Health Organization experts head to China for prelude to coronavirus probe Based on its evaluation of the evidence, World Health Organization stated the coronavirus that brings about Covid-19 spreads by way of get in touch with with contaminated surfaces or close speak to with infected men and women who distribute the virus by means of saliva, respiratory secretions or droplets launched when a person coughs, sneezes, speaks or sings. [Full Article...]

What is the bubonic plague and how is it transmitted?

What is the bubonic plague and how is it transmitted? The public has also been asked to report suspected cases. The health committee of the city of Bayan Nur issued the third-level alert on Sunday, the second lowest in a four-level system. The bite of an infected flea transmits the plague bacteria. It is not yet known how and why the patient got infected by the plague . Months later, two more people in Inner Mongolia were infected with the ... [Full Article...]

102 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County

102 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County The Pottawattamie County Public Health Department has reported an additional death related to COVID-19. Of the county's 88 total confirmed cases, 78 have met Kansas Department of Health and Environment recovery guidelines, the health department noted. [Full Article...]

Here's the latest sign Florida has lost control of the coronavirus outbreak

Here's the latest sign Florida has lost control of the coronavirus outbreak The data on Florida hospital capacity comes from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration , updated as of Wednesday morning . As of Tuesday, more than 3,000 people were hospitalised for the coronavirus in the region, including almost 800 in intensive care, the Texas Tribune reported. [Full Article...]

California Challenges Federal Rule Diverting Coronavirus Relief To Private Schools

California Challenges Federal Rule Diverting Coronavirus Relief To Private Schools She says schools must be "fully operational" even amid the pandemic and anything less fails students and taxpayers. "This is unacceptable, particularly in the midst of a pandemic and given a significant decline in state revenue". The policy outlined how districts should distribute CARES Act funding to private schools based on student populations. At one point Cavuto brought up concerns from te... [Full Article...]

Newsom Shuts Down Los Angeles Dining Rooms

Newsom Shuts Down Los Angeles Dining Rooms In a tweet, Newsom wrote , "COVID19 continues to spread at an alarming rate". Cases have also been surging in Alameda County, and while case counts have remained relatively steady in Sonoma and Napa counties, both have allowed indoor wineries and restaurants to be open for the last several weeks. [Full Article...]

No new deaths from Covid-19, 24 more cases

No new deaths from Covid-19, 24 more cases There is now a total of 25,437 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland. Just 19 people are receiving hospital treatment for the virus, across 18 hospital sites in Northern Ireland, and over 1,400 people have been discharged after recovering from Covid-19, the report states. [Full Article...]

Facebook shares sink as Unilever, Coca-Cola pull ads

Facebook shares sink as Unilever, Coca-Cola pull ads Often, seeing speech from politicians is in the public interest, and in the same way that news outlets will report what a politician says, we think people should generally be able to see it for themselves on our platforms. The company also said it is increasing its enforcement capacity to remove false claims about local polling conditions in the 72 hours before the USA election. [Full Article...]

COVID-19 cases surge in USA state after reopening hospitals suffer

COVID-19 cases surge in USA state after reopening hospitals suffer Going forward, Abbott can by proclamation add or subtract the names of any other counties in response to surges in other parts of the state. "COVID-19 is now spreading at an unacceptable rate in Texas and it must be corralled", stated Abbott. [Full Article...]

Polk sees 3rd straight day of record COVID cases; Florida nears 100,000

Polk sees 3rd straight day of record COVID cases; Florida nears 100,000 In several Southern states that average age is dropping. As of the week of June 7th, the median age for positive cases has reportedly decreased from 60-years-old to 37-years-old. "We have data from some of the cell phone companies that show in Galveston County less than 7% of the people are social distancing", Keiser said. Twelve bars in Texan cities including Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and ... [Full Article...]

Take Steps To Install CCTVs In All Covid Hospitals, SC Tells States

Take Steps To Install CCTVs In All Covid Hospitals, SC Tells States According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, private hospitals can not overcharge COVID-19 patients for their hospitalization. In the national capital, 456 people were found infected with COVID-19 in the new testing programme involving quick-result kits across containment zones. [Full Article...]

Choke-Holds Made Exceptions As Donald Trump Signs US Police Reforms

Choke-Holds Made Exceptions As Donald Trump Signs US Police Reforms But Trump has talked more frequently about "law and order" and cracking down on looting and unrest than he has about plans to address systemic racism . Trump's decision to ban chokeholds appears similar to the ban included in the Democratic legislation. Up to now, Republican lawmakers have had a mixed response on the issue, with some saying they are willing to support a ban and others conte... [Full Article...]

Lowest COVID death count since early April

Lowest COVID death count since early April She adds that on June 12, 27,000 tests were processed. There are 26,158 tests now under investigation. Even still, the downward trajectory continues. Ontario reported 266 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the provincial total to 31,992. [Full Article...]

Douglas County reports one death, more cases Saturday

Douglas County reports one death, more cases Saturday Appointments are not required for a person to be tested, however, pre-registration can be done on the state's online registration tool or by calling 512-883-2400. There is now a total of 25,238* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, 541 of which are in Tipperary. All COVID-19 cases are community spread. In addition to these requirements, each region must report an average positivity rate of ... [Full Article...]

Final stage testing for Moderna's coronavirus vaccine will start next month

Final stage testing for Moderna's coronavirus vaccine will start next month There are now no U.S. approved treatments or vaccines for the virus. Anthony Fauci, head of the NIAID, said at BIO's digital conference Tuesday he expects "more than one" vaccine to succeed. If the incidence is low, 'we will complement that with global sites to make sure that we reach enough endpoints quickly to prove the vaccine works, ' Stoffels said. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says 40% of COVID-19 cases may be asymptomatic

World Health Organization says 40% of COVID-19 cases may be asymptomatic Giving a clarification to this statement , she said that her statement may have been misunderstood as she did not mention modelling studies which states the Coronavirus transmission from asymptomatic patients can estimated to be around 40 per cent and other two-three studies on asymptomatic cases cases that there was no spread, which indeed was a small subset of the studies. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization to resume hydroxychloroquine trial after earlier halt over safety concerns

World Health Organization to resume hydroxychloroquine trial after earlier halt over safety concerns Questions were immediately raised about the findings, with one researcher - Professor Peter Horby who is leading the University of Oxford's large-scale 10,000-patient RECOVERY trial of coronavirus drugs - told the BBC that his team hadn't seen that safety signal in the prospective trial. [Full Article...]


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