Open Orphan to develop UK Covid-19 human challenge study model

The first stage of the project will explore the feasibility of exposing healthy volunteers to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus . This is known as a virus characterisation study. "We hope our work will reduce the impact of Covid-19 on individuals and commu... More..

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Canada-US border closure extended
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Canada-US border closure extended

Friday, Oct. 16, brought the highest number of new U.S. COVID-19 cases in a single day since July at 70,000. As of Monday, Canada has recorded a total of almost 200,000 cases of Covid-19 illness while the U...More..

Fairfax County COVID-19 Cases Hit Highest Weekly Average Since June
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Fairfax County COVID-19 Cases Hit Highest Weekly Average Since June

For Iron County, the department had 339 confirmed cases and 33 probables, with 107 recovered, 19 deaths and 246 cases still active. There are two new deaths for a total of 253 in B.C. hasn't seen exponential ...More..

Wales announces two-week coronavirus 'firebreak' lockdown
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Wales announces two-week coronavirus 'firebreak' lockdown

He said a range of support had been offered to the region, including "more resources for local councils", greater involvement in contact tracing and the potential use of the military to assist local authorities...More..

Cuomo calls for clarity on administering vaccine
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Cuomo calls for clarity on administering vaccine

Cuomo claimed hospitals, primary-care medical offices, pharmacies, urgent care centers, and state Health Department offices are being considered as vaccine sites. "I think it's going to be a very skeptical Am...More..

County reports 27th COVID-19-related death
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

County reports 27th COVID-19-related death

THERE HAVE BEEN a further 820 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland in the past 24 hours. The WHD is reporting a total of 136 active lab confirmed cases in the county, and 351 cases recovere...More..

Second positive COVID-19 case at Chippewa, outbreak not delared
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Second positive COVID-19 case at Chippewa, outbreak not delared

The report from HSE Public Health in the Mid-West highlights the significant impact of Covid-19 in Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary, where there have been over 3,000 cases to date. Some of these friends infe...More..

Ontario's top doctor says door-to-door trick-or-treating is not recommended
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Ontario's top doctor says door-to-door trick-or-treating is not recommended

Do not congregate or linger at doorsteps and do not forget to line up two metres apart if waiting. Maintain physical distancing of at least two metres with those outside your household. It can be found on APH...More..

Canada-U.S. border closure extended until November
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Canada-U.S. border closure extended until November

Cases south of the border continue to rise as Canada battles its second wave of the virus. Segal said small spikes in immigration inquiries are common in USA election years, but in 2016 she received just a co...More..

Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease
by | Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

IL public health officials on Saturday reported 166 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County and two new deaths, a woman in her 70s and a man in his 80s. 12 of the new positive cases Friday were reported in Effin...More..

New record amount of Covid-19 cases confirmed and three deaths
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

New record amount of Covid-19 cases confirmed and three deaths

Seven of the new deaths were reported from Lucknow and two each from Kanpur, Varanasi and Meerut. Of the cases reported today, 408 have been recorded in Dublin with 156 in Cork, 88 in Kildare, 80 in Meath a...More..

China extends emergency use of its coronavirus vaccines to three more cities
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

China extends emergency use of its coronavirus vaccines to three more cities

According to health officials in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, the vaccine is initially being provided to those in relatively high-risk jobs, which includes doctors and nurses, port inspectors and public service ...More..

New Cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba; 2 Additional Deaths
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

New Cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba; 2 Additional Deaths

The total number of active cases in Manitoba is 1,648. For up-to-date information on possible public exposures to COVID-19 in regions, visit * a data-auth="NotApplicable" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__htt...More..

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in province
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in province

Non-Indigenous fishers raided the facility, damaged property, killed Mi'kmaw lobsters and set a van on fire. The ruling upheld the Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1752, which promised Indigenous Peoples the ri...More..

Premier says 55 Kiwis travelled to Victoria
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

Premier says 55 Kiwis travelled to Victoria

The travellers, 10 of whom are yet to be contacted, entered Victoria after flying into NSW as part of the new travel bubble deal between Australia and New Zealand. A passenger returns at Sydney International Ai...More..

Free flu vaccine to be provided for all in Qatar
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

Free flu vaccine to be provided for all in Qatar

Influenza and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. Clinical trials of this vaccine are underway in many countries of the world including Britain and Indi...More..

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 1.1 million- Johns Hopkins University
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 1.1 million- Johns Hopkins University

Patients receive treatment in an intensive care unit of the Central Clinical Hospital "RZD-Medicine", which delivers medical aid to people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia, ...More..

More Covid-19 cases in Laois as cases nationally rise
by | Monday, October 19, 2020

More Covid-19 cases in Laois as cases nationally rise

The state Department of Health reported 530 new cases and no deaths on Sunday to give the state 98,201 cases with 2,239 deaths. This Sunday's case count is the highest reported on a usual Sunday (excluding la...More..

Whitmer Says Trump’s ‘Disturbing’ Criticism is ‘Dangerous’: Americans ‘Need To Step Up’
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Whitmer Says Trump’s ‘Disturbing’ Criticism is ‘Dangerous’: Americans ‘Need To Step Up’

It has got to end. Whitmer has been a target of Trump's ire for months, but he has been renewing his attacks on her ever since she tied his rhetoric to the recently-foiled militia plot to kidnap and murder he...More..

Republican senator mocks Kamala Harris' name at Trump rally
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Republican senator mocks Kamala Harris' name at Trump rally

Harris' press secretary, Sabrina Singh, responded directly on Twitter , writing, "Well that is incredibly racist ". He has since repeatedly attacked the senator on the basis of her race and gender, as she tak...More..

Coronavirus vaccine deployment in UK could happen by New Year
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine deployment in UK could happen by New Year

Last month, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, RDIF informed that Russian Federation is in close dialogue with the Indian government and drug manufacturers of India regarding localization of production of its Sputnik V vac...More..

Your blood type may determine how sick you get from COVID
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Your blood type may determine how sick you get from COVID

Since blood group distributions vary among ethnic subgroups, the researchers also controlled for ethnicity and maintained that fewer people with blood type O tested positive for the virus. "We have the advant...More..

Alberta reports 332 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Alberta reports 332 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

The number of active cases in the province is now 2,836 up from 2,738 on Thursday. Alberta reported 332 new cases provincewide Friday, and no new deaths. "The fewer people you have, the lower the risk of expo...More..

Carlow woman fighting breast cancer launches fundraiser for worthy causes
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Carlow woman fighting breast cancer launches fundraiser for worthy causes

Every year, the month of October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month , in order to highlight the importance of checking your breasts regularly to enable early detection of breast cancer . Breast cancer is sp...More..

Stage 2 Closures Will Officially Take Effect In York Region Starting Monday
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Stage 2 Closures Will Officially Take Effect In York Region Starting Monday

Meanwhile, another staff member at the Garry J. Armstrong long-term care home operated by the city has tested positive, said manager Donna Gray in a memo to city council. Provincial health officials logged 805 ...More..

Colorado officials outline how a COVID-19 vaccine would be distributed
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Colorado officials outline how a COVID-19 vaccine would be distributed

Bourla wrote in an open letter . "All the data contained in our USA application would be reviewed not only by the FDA's own scientists but also by an external panel of independent experts at a publicly hel...More..

Go-ahead for Russian Federation vaccine trial in India
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Go-ahead for Russian Federation vaccine trial in India

Phase 3 trial for the vaccine was also started in the UAE last week. Instead of focusing on their own vaccine development process, Russian Federation started a campaign to discredit Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine....More..

Wales bars travelers from UK COVID-19 hotspots
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Wales bars travelers from UK COVID-19 hotspots

Under the new three-tier system of alerts , areas of England will have different restrictions depending on their level of cases but there are no travel restrictions on those in the highest area (currently affe...More..

Final coronavirus update of the week coming from BC's health ministry
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Final coronavirus update of the week coming from BC's health ministry

There are 1,513 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C with another 3,713 people who are being monitored while 9,387 people who tested positive have recovered. "If you are planning on voting in person, keep in mind to...More..

Judge finds cases can move forward against 5 in Michigan governor plot
by | Sunday, October 18, 2020

Judge finds cases can move forward against 5 in Michigan governor plot

That is required for them to face trial. Fox and Croft were among those who attended that session, according to testimony and court documents. Police arrested Higgins in Wisconsin on Thursday and he is jail...More..