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CanSino Biologics : COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response in 90% of patients CanSino Biologics : COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response in 90% of patients
- July 21, 2020

Early results from the phase 1/2 clinical trial of the UK's vaccine candidate (AZD1222) against SARS-CoV-2 reveal strong antibody and T cell immune responses and a favourable safety profile over 56 days of the ongoing trial. The COVID-19 causing virus increases its number by first infecting the cells in the throat and oral cavity, at the time of its mild-symptom causing state. (more...)
Scientists Identify Six Types of Coronavirus with Increasing Severity Levels Scientists Identify Six Types of Coronavirus with Increasing Severity Levels
- July 21, 2020

Peacefmonline.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. People have been reported to experience headaches, confusion, fatigue, muscle pain, loss of appetite, shortness of breath and diarrhoea, among other symptoms. (more...)
Five takeaways from Monday's data on experimental coronavirus vaccines Five takeaways from Monday's data on experimental coronavirus vaccines
- July 21, 2020

The results of their study covered 1,077 participants, all of whom were health adults aged between 18 and 55 with no prior confirmed history of having contracted SARS-CoV-2. Out of these, 90% of those who were administered with ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 developed neutralizing antibodies required to fight off an infection after a single dose. (more...)
102 new cases of COVID-19 reported in BC over weekend
- July 21, 2020

On Friday Henry called an unplanned news conference Friday to update the public on the number of new cases and steps being taken. The median age of those who have died of COVID-19 in the province is 85 years old. There have been no new deaths recorded since Friday, leaving B.C.'s total at 189 to date. The results suggest that most people have followed public health advice to wash hands regularly and avoid gatherings, but staying home when sick is still a bit of a sticking point. (more...)
United Kingdom vaccine said to be ‘safe’ and ‘produce immunity’ as trial continues United Kingdom vaccine said to be ‘safe’ and ‘produce immunity’ as trial continues
- July 21, 2020

At the end of April, the Oxford team had started their human trial on more than 1,100 people. Microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles says the Covid-19 vaccine candidate undergoing trials at Oxford University in England is the most promising of any of the current vaccine trials. (more...)
Niagara to move to stage 3 this Friday Niagara to move to stage 3 this Friday
- July 21, 2020

Ford said Toronto, Peel , and Windsor-Essex will not move ahead because all three have larger case counts of COVID-19 than other regions. For regions in Stage 3 , gathering limits will increase to a maximum of 50 people indoors and a maximum of 100 people outdoors, with physical distancing in place. (more...)
COVID-19: Oxford Vaccine Produces Immune Response in Early-Stage Clinical Trial COVID-19: Oxford Vaccine Produces Immune Response in Early-Stage Clinical Trial
- July 20, 2020

In the research, scientists said that they found their experimental COVID-19 vaccine, AZD1222, produced a dual immune response in people aged 18 to 55. T cells , a type of white blood cell, are an important component of the immune system's attack against foreign invaders, such as viruses. The vaccine could generate an immune response against the infection. (more...)
Young people account for most of 20 new COVID-19 cases Young people account for most of 20 new COVID-19 cases
- July 20, 2020

In the previous eight days, the number of new cases had not exceeded 130. Outside of Ottawa, none of the health units in eastern Ontario recorded new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. "Locally, 28 of Ontario's 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 of them reporting no new cases at all", Health Minister Christine Elliott said in a tweet published on Monday. (more...)
United Kingdom inks deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for potential COVID-19 vaccines United Kingdom inks deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for potential COVID-19 vaccines
- July 20, 2020

Researchers found that patients had a T-cell response, which bodes well for their ability to fend off the virus. Oxford University's Professor Sarah Gilbert threw cold water on any premature celebrations, citing that this development, positive as it may be, was still in the early stages. (more...)
Kanye West launches USA presidential campaign with emotional rally Kanye West launches USA presidential campaign with emotional rally
- July 20, 2020

Although his speech was unambiguously anti-abortion, he would not outlaw the procedure if elected. "I nearly killed my daughter". He said: "My Mum saved my life". West's account of Tubman's role in freeing slaves is inaccurate. "I know her own publicity-seeking shamelessness knows no bounds, and that she gets a kick - and enormous financial reward - out of the world talking about the most intimate details of her family, however ugly the reasons". (more...)
Health Officials Warn Ireland In A Health Officials Warn Ireland In A "Precarious" Position With Covid-19
- July 20, 2020

It added that as of midnight Saturday, July 18, the HPSC has been notified of 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19. It brings the total number of confirmed cases here to 1,518. Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Advisor and Group Lead, Acute Hospitals, HSE, said: "Covid-19 is such a new virus, there is no way to predict how unwell you will feel if you get it. (more...)
Callaway County's COVID-19 cases skyrocket Callaway County's COVID-19 cases skyrocket
- July 20, 2020

The state's most populous county now has 3,775 cases, surpassing McKinley County, which now has 3,754 reported cases. NewsWatch 12 did confirm with Jackson County Public Health officials that today's new case count is the highest number of new cases reported in a single day. (more...)
Trump calls Anthony Fauci a 'bit of an alarmist' Trump calls Anthony Fauci a 'bit of an alarmist'
- July 20, 2020

As part of an hour-long interview, Trump also said he disagrees with the assessment by Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who said in a press conference this week that "if we all covered our faces for the next four weeks, six weeks, we could take this epidemic to the ground". (more...)
Another uptick in new COVID cases Another uptick in new COVID cases
- July 20, 2020

The public health agency for the province says that if no intervention was taken by Ontario - for example, physical distancing measures and closing non-essential workplaces - there could've have been as many as 300,000 cases and 6,000 deaths by April 30. (more...)
United Kingdom government secures 90 million coronavirus vaccine doses United Kingdom government secures 90 million coronavirus vaccine doses
- July 20, 2020

The vaccine uses a novel technology called mRNA. "These include Austria's Themis, along with two others", Poonawalla said. Overnight, the United Kingdom secured early access to 90M doses of vaccines in development by drugmakers, including Pfizer (NYSE: PFE ), BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX ) and Valneva (OTC:INRLF), while GlaxoSmithKline inked a deal with CureVac to develop mRNA-based vaccines and antibodies. (more...)
United Kingdom boosts healthcare funding to ward off winter COVID-19 wave United Kingdom boosts healthcare funding to ward off winter COVID-19 wave
- July 20, 2020

He pointed out that there are still between 3,000 and 11,000 new cases of coronavirus a day in England . Mr Johnson said that from October , audiences at sports stadiums would be allowed. Chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has warned there is a "risk" that national measures could be needed as winter approaches. However, Professor John Edmunds, a member of the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), said a return to pre-lockdown normality is "a long ... (more...)
Researchers Identify Six distinct 'types' of COVID-19 Researchers Identify Six distinct 'types' of COVID-19
- July 20, 2020

In the fourth cluster, the scientists said patients reported loss of smell, cough, headache, fever, hoarseness, chest pain, and fatigue . They are: cough, fever and shortness of breath . Glatter pointed out that people recovering from COVID-19 may also deal with issues of depression and anxiety months after diagnosis, "making the disease not only physically but emotionally disabling", he said. (more...)
Australia's Victoria state reports 275 new cases of coronavirus Australia's Victoria state reports 275 new cases of coronavirus
- July 20, 2020

Failure to comply with the new rule will mean a Aus$200 ($140) fine - though Andrews said "common sense" discretion would be applied to activities such as running or visiting a bank. Face coverings will be mandatory for all residents of Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire whenever they leave their homes from this Thursday. The Government will work closely with hospitals and care providers in the coming days to ensure these changes are made in a careful and sensitive way to support the needs of ... (more...)
Most People With Severe Coronavirus Can't Get Rid of These 2 Symptoms Most People With Severe Coronavirus Can't Get Rid of These 2 Symptoms
- July 20, 2020

Those behind the study, led by researchers from King's College London , say it will have major implications on treatment decisions during a potential second wave of coronavirus and could "save lives". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has released a report narrowing to three, the most likely symptoms for people who have the coronavirus . (more...)
Jackson County reports highest ever single day new case count
- July 20, 2020

Of the 17 cases announced Saturday, they included a man in his 80s and two women in their 60s, but everyone else was 50 or younger, including children, the county data show. The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reports there are 22 people in the county that are in isolation, down from 24 on Friday. An additional six deaths due to COVID-19 were also reported, the county said. (more...)

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