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COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:25 pm September 11 COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:25 pm September 11
- September 14, 2020

Washington state announced 350 additional cases on Sunday to give the state 79,826 cases and 1,991 deaths, according to the state Department of Health . Bell County has had a total of 440 COVID-19 cases with seven people now hospitalized, who range in age from 49-93. There were two people hospitalized, regardless of residency, in the county. (more...)
China Injects Hundreds of Thousands With Experimental Covid-19 Vaccines China Injects Hundreds of Thousands With Experimental Covid-19 Vaccines
- September 13, 2020

Let me tell you that after the drug company AstraZeneca got the green signal from the British regulator, the human trial of the Corona vaccine has started once again. "It is planned that a batch of vaccines for delivery to Kazakhstan will be produced by one of the worldwide partners of RDIF", the Russian fund said in a statement. (more...)
Dramatic rise in coronavirus cases among youngsters in England Dramatic rise in coronavirus cases among youngsters in England
- September 13, 2020

Health secretary Matt Hancock said: "We've seen all across the world how a rise in cases, initially among younger people, leads to hospitalisations and fatalities". In the most recent round of testing, Black and Asian people were more than twice as likely as white people to test positive (0.2% prevalence vs 0.08%). (more...)
Ontario reports 232 new COVID-19 cases, a second day exceeding 200 Ontario reports 232 new COVID-19 cases, a second day exceeding 200
- September 13, 2020

In Ottawa, the most number of new cases are seen among 20-29 year olds with 10 cases reported, followed by 10-19 year olds with six new cases and 30-39 year olds with four new cases. The province has completed a little more than 35,600 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours. There is still an active outbreak at the Village of University Gates where a staff member has tested positive. (more...)
Trump And Biden Visit Shanksville To Honor 9/11 Trump And Biden Visit Shanksville To Honor 9/11
- September 13, 2020

President Donald Trump and Biden are also due to visit Shanksville separately later in the day. "We still have to remember", said Swift, 61. Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice President Joe Biden greeted one another at a September 11, 2001, memorial in New York City. (more...)
Fox Sports condemns Bayless' criticism of Cowboys' Prescott speaking about depression Fox Sports condemns Bayless' criticism of Cowboys' Prescott speaking about depression
- September 13, 2020

When asked by a reporter if he ever thought he should hide his feelings, Prescott told reporters Thursday that would be the actions of a "fake leader". I think it's important to be vulnerable, to be genuine, to be transparent. "I said yesterday that if Dak needed help for pandemic depression he should've sought counseling then". (more...)
Vaccine trust growing in Europe, falling elsewhere Vaccine trust growing in Europe, falling elsewhere
- September 13, 2020

Still, as developers sprint to come up with a Covid-19 shot, new surveys have revealed hesitancy in the country and other parts of the globe. "Among some countries, there is more polarization of sentiment". Perception of vaccine safety fell from 64 percent to 50 percent, appreciation of the importance of vaccines fell from 75 percent to 60 percent, and perceptions of their effectiveness dropped 59 percent to 47 percent. (more...)
Danbury and Newtown Residents Test Positive For West Nile Virus Danbury and Newtown Residents Test Positive For West Nile Virus
- September 13, 2020

According to the IDPH's website , "mild cases of West Nile infections may cause a slight fever or headache". All three are recovering. The first human case of West Nile was announced in August in Waterbury. Try to keep doors and windows shut. Illinois Department of Public Health recommends that you apply insect repellent that contains DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR 3535, according to label instructions. (more...)
Oxford University's trials to resume days after being halted
- September 13, 2020

The company had paused trials over concerns about a participant who fell ill and developed neurological problems. On September 6, the standard review process in the ongoing trials of the vaccine candidate triggered a "voluntary pause to vaccination" across global sites so that independent committees and worldwide regulators could review safety data related to the vaccine, AstraZeneca said. (more...)
Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trials resume after patient fell ill Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trials resume after patient fell ill
- September 12, 2020

As part of the review process, independent boards overseeing trials of a number of other Covid-19 vaccines were analyzing their own data, looking for cases. "It could be that we see some results end of the year, it could be next year", she said. It uses a weakened version of a common cold-causing adenovirus engineered to code for the spike protein that COVID-19 uses to invade cells. (more...)
AstraZeneca Reveals Why Its COVID-19 Vaccine Was Halted AstraZeneca Reveals Why Its COVID-19 Vaccine Was Halted
- September 12, 2020

AstraZeneca's vaccine candidate is one of nine around the world now in late-stage Phase 3 human trials. In case of a mild side effect there are steps that could be taken, but in case of a major side effect, as in the case of the British drugmaker's vaccine trial, it was "normal procedure" to pause the testing, according to Swaminathan. (more...)
United Kingdom sees highest increase of new daily COVID-19 cases in months United Kingdom sees highest increase of new daily COVID-19 cases in months
- September 12, 2020

A vaccine would be a game-changer in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, giving vital protection particularly to the elderly and other vulnerable people, though it could take many months to roll out across the population, said the newspaper. "That's particularly true, for instance, in Belgium which we were very anxious about a month ago but the case rate has come right down when they put a curfew in place". (more...)
Dining Out Linked to Increased COVID-19 Risk
- September 12, 2020

The report , released by the USA agency on Thursday, examined 314 people who experienced symptoms of the virus, asking them about activities they had participated in before they were tested. The study included 314 adults who had showed symptoms of COVID-19 and had sought testing at one 11 facilities across 10 states in July. "Eating and drinking on-site at locations that offer such options might be important risk factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection", the CDC said. (more...)
Two more Northumberland County COVID-19 deaths
- September 12, 2020

A total of 7,837 deaths in the state have been attributed to covid-19 since mid-March. His death brings the county's total deaths to 53 to date. Bonnie Henry was asked about the approach health officials take when it comes to potential cases in the classroom, as well as what defines a "case" as opposed to an "outbreak". (more...)
Ontario records highest number of new COVID-19 infections since late June Ontario records highest number of new COVID-19 infections since late June
- September 12, 2020

Four of them were reported on Friday, while the region added another 10 cases to Thursday's case count of nine. This page will be updated every weekday with the most up-to-date COVID-19 information available, including a summary of cases in schools and licensed child care centres and agencies, if a COVID-19 case is confirmed at your school and where the numbers come from. (more...)
England's COVID-19 infections doubling each week
- September 12, 2020

The study is one of several that feed into government decision-making and policies on tackling the spread of COVID-19 in England. However, scientists reported that the rise in infections may have been caused by "holiday travel, return to work, or a more general increase in the number and transmission potential of social interactions". (more...)
Russian Federation releases first batch of Covid-19 vaccine
- September 11, 2020

India will be producing 300 million doses of the vaccine. The vaccine has been developed by Moscow-based Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology and triggered a "strong" immune response in phases 1 and 2 of the clinical trials on 76 people, according to researchers. (more...)
Nine COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Pledge To Uphold Scientific Integrity Nine COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Pledge To Uphold Scientific Integrity
- September 11, 2020

Collins is the second top US scientist to say in as many days that there was more certainty that a working COVID-19 vaccine will be made available by the end of the year rather than November, after a similar timeline given on Tuesday by Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (more...)
Kaley Cuoco claps back at mask shamers after sharing workout clip Kaley Cuoco claps back at mask shamers after sharing workout clip
- September 11, 2020

Cuoco is not one of them. Another said it was Cuoco's prerogative and there is nothing wrong with that. "She is being a accountable citizen, it's a disgrace extra individuals can't be!" one other commenter wrote. The main focus ought to have been on her impeccable kind, however commenters focused the truth that she stored her face masks on throughout her exercise session. (more...)
COVID-19 sole contributing cause of fewer than 450 deaths in MI
- September 11, 2020

The report's findings are based on data collected from 314 adults ages 18 and up, taken from 11 outpatient healthcare facilities in 10 states. Of the entire group 154 people had tested positive and 160 people tested negative. Forty-two percent of the adults who tested positive, the data showed, reported having close contact with at least one person known to have Covid-19, compared with 14% of those who tested negative - and most of the close contacts, 51%, were family members. (more...)

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