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COVID-19 Vaccine, Developed by Moderna, Protects Monkeys Against Coronavirus, Finds Study

COVID-19 Vaccine, Developed by Moderna, Protects Monkeys Against Coronavirus, Finds Study Phase-III clinical trials of the Oxford vaccine candidate had begun late May, and besides testing it on 10,000 people in the United Kingdom, the University's team has also tied up with organisations in Brazil and South Africa for Phase-IIII trials. [Full Article...]

These are the top causes of Hepatitis and some prevention measures

These are the top causes of Hepatitis and some prevention measures In Nigeria, an estimated number of 190 million people, have Hepatitis B prevalence of 8.1% and Hepatitis C at 1.1%, based on a recent Nigeria HIV/AIDS indicator and impact survey (NAIIS) report. Liver cancer is also a leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, accounting for over700,000 deaths each year (over 1,900 deaths daily). The theme of this year's World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is "FIND THE... [Full Article...]

U.S. stimulus delayed as Republican talks fall into disarray - FT

U.S. stimulus delayed as Republican talks fall into disarray - FT The White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, was expected on Capitol Hill on Saturday, for talks with Senate Republicans over the next coronavirus relief package. In a CNBC interview with Mnuchin, he said a Republican bill would extend a reduced level of federal unemployment income and have a second round of $1,200 direct payments that are like those sent four months prior. [Full Article...]

Moderna Phase 1 results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response

Moderna Phase 1 results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response Tarasov said,"Sechenov University has successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world's first vaccine against coronavirus ". Russian Federation has become the first nation to successfully complete human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to media reports. [Full Article...]

After colleges sue, ICE backs down from student visa rule change

After colleges sue, ICE backs down from student visa rule change If the judge upholds the guideline proposed by ICE , universities will have until Wednesday to notify ICE whether their classes will be taking place entirely online. Nearly 60 universities and colleges joined in Harvard and MIT's case, and Facebook, Google and Microsoft were among more than a dozen technology companies who filed a brief in support. [Full Article...]

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches

He also imposed additional restrictions on the 30 counties now with rising numbers, including the most populated of Los Angeles and San Diego, by ordering worship services to stop and gyms, hair salons, indoor malls and offices for noncritical industries to shut down. [Full Article...]

WHO Acknowledges 'Emerging Evidence' of COVID-19 Being Airborne

WHO Acknowledges 'Emerging Evidence' of COVID-19 Being Airborne The United Nations agency had maintained that such airborne transmission occurred only during certain medical procedures and that almost all infections occur when people inhale respiratory droplets expelled in their immediate vicinity or when they touch contaminated surfaces . [Full Article...]

Bubonic Plague China: Chinese City is on high Alert, Check Details Here

Bubonic Plague China: Chinese City is on high Alert, Check Details Here Dem don report one suspected case of bubonic plague to Chinese authorities . At present, an automated system is operating to alert Korean authorities to take measures at border checkpoints when cases of the plague are reported overseas. [Full Article...]

102 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County

102 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County California recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 death toll Wednesday, with 149 fatalities reported, according to a Los Angeles Times county-by-county tally . The number of recovered cases in the county has risen to 953. "Everyone shares the collective responsibility to slow the spread of COVID-19 to prevent an overwhelming surge of COVID-19 to save lives". [Full Article...]

American hospitals running out ICU beds

American hospitals running out ICU beds 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. The number of confirmed cases in the State of Florida has now risen to well over 200,000 after more than 7,000 new cases were reported today. Meanwhile, when NY reached its peak of over 12,000 cases in April, over 800 deaths were reported da... [Full Article...]

California sues Betsy DeVos over rule steering coronavirus aid to private schools

California sues Betsy DeVos over rule steering coronavirus aid to private schools State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice says the CARES Act says that money has to be distributed based on Title One allocations. "Private schools that cease to exist will just create an added burden for public schools", he said . "The Secretary of Education's job is to lift up our public schools, not tear them down". The CARES Act money distributed to LEAs is designated for 12 allowable pur... [Full Article...]

Newsom Clamps Down on Bars and Restaurants, But Not in Santa Cruz

Newsom Clamps Down on Bars and Restaurants, But Not in Santa Cruz County data also gives us ample evidence that there are many outbreaks that have happened over the last three weeks that are linked to parties, and gatherings, or families and friends exhausted of being in their households chose to socialize and celebrate", she said. [Full Article...]

'Concerns' rise in number of Covid-19 cases and clusters

'Concerns' rise in number of Covid-19 cases and clusters It also brings the death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland to 1,735, including the denotification of one death which were previously reported as a result of the virus. Museums, cinemas, theatres, bingo halls, galleries and other cultural outlets have also been given the green light. Indoor gatherings are now limited to 50 people with social distancing, while up to 200 people can gather outside. [Full Article...]

Facebook tightens policies against hate speech as advertising ban hits home

Facebook tightens policies against hate speech as advertising ban hits home Shares plunged 8.3 per cent on the news, eliminating US$ 56 billion (S$78 billion) in market value. Facebook, which already prohibits advertising that discriminates, also sharpened those policies on Friday with a clause saying no ads will be allowed if they label another demographic as risky, or if they portray immigrants, migrant groups or refugees as inferior and worthy of disgust. [Full Article...]

Texas COVID-19 cases set new record

Texas COVID-19 cases set new record As Texas announces it is again closing down bars due to a surge in new coronavirus cases , the number of confirmed new cases per day in the U.S. Laredo's hospitals are also reported to be hitting their ICU capcity. On Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott announced Texas would be halting any new plans for reopening while waiting for infection rates to decline. [Full Article...]

Florida and Texas governors blame spike in cases on increased testing

Florida and Texas governors blame spike in cases on increased testing Florida's three-day streak of record-breaking numbers ended on Saturday, with 4,049 new cases of COVID-19. DeSantis says many of those testing positive now don't have any COVID-19 symptoms and many of them are young. He told Al-Akhbar that the age of the people whose health has been proven is directed towards the youth. But Phil Brown, CEO of Orlando International Airport, said in a statement... [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 Meanwhile, sources in Delhi government did highlight that "the state is likely to assess the report soon and will come up with an implementation order, depending on the report and could even go for further revision in the prices of COVID-19 treatment beds under various categories". [Full Article...]

CNN's Van Jones Praises Trump's Policing Executive Order as

CNN's Van Jones Praises Trump's Policing Executive Order as He is also encouraging departments to implement accreditation policies for officers. They are not mutually exclusive. "These standards will be as high and as strong as there is on Earth", said the president. Tim Scott of SC, the sole African American Republican in the Senate , has been crafting the GOP legislative package, which will include new restrictions on police chokeholds and greater u... [Full Article...]

Ontario sees 266 new COVID-19 cases, small increase from Friday

Ontario sees 266 new COVID-19 cases, small increase from Friday As new daily cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in Ontario, the Ford government is allowing people anywhere in the province to build " social circles " of up to 10 people that can include family and friends. There continue to be 63 long term care homes in Ontario dealing with active coronavirus outbreaks. Currently, there are 539 residents in long-term care homes that have tested positive f... [Full Article...]

COVID-19 Cases Saturday in IL

COVID-19 Cases Saturday in IL James Froelich said in a news release. 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 were 2,365 hospital beds in use by COVID-19 patients. No additional employees at the Cotton facility have tested positive for the virus, keeping its total to 41. [Full Article...]


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