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United States reaches milestone of more than 1 million vaccines administered United States reaches milestone of more than 1 million vaccines administered
- December 24, 2020

So far, federal regulators have approved "messenger RNA" vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna. Under the $1.95 billion deal, Pfizer, which worked with German company BioNTech, will deliver 70 million of the doses by the end of June and the balance no later than July 31. (more...)
Ontario reports 2,408 new COVID cases -- 887 are aged 20-39 Ontario reports 2,408 new COVID cases -- 887 are aged 20-39
- December 24, 2020

The province said it completed 56,660 tests yesterday, but the testing backlog grew to 66,976. "Locally, there are 646 new cases in Toronto, 502 in Peel, 263 in York Region and 173 in Windsor-Essex County", Health Minister Christine Elliott wrote on Twitter. (more...)
California man accused of murdering fellow Covid patient with oxygen tank California man accused of murdering fellow Covid patient with oxygen tank
- December 24, 2020

They were both undergoing treatment for COVID-19, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department . Martinez was charged with murder, with an enhancement for elder abuse and religion-motivated hate crime. Jesse Martinez , 37, was booked on suspicion of murder and his bail was set at $1 million, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. (more...)
Pregnant women unlikely to transmit COVID-19 to newborns Pregnant women unlikely to transmit COVID-19 to newborns
- December 24, 2020

The variant, detected mainly in London and the southeast of England in recent weeks, has sparked concern worldwide because of signs that it may spread more easily. Infection rates in areas where the strain has been circulating have increased faster than expected, Public Health England said on December 20, adding that there is no evidence the new variant is more likely to cause severe disease or mortality. (more...)
Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 938 COVID cases, 38 in Galway Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 938 COVID cases, 38 in Galway
- December 24, 2020

The announcement was reported alongside another day of high COVID cases, with 938 noted today. 300 of the new case are in Dublin, 110 in Cork, 72 in Limerick, 68 in Donegal and 41 in Kildare. 'The epidemiological situation reviewed today is the most serious it has been since last March. However he said the restrictions announced on Tuesday would not be sufficient to achieve that and if the R number only falls to 1.2, Ireland will reach 2,000 cases a day by February. (more...)
Peloton stock surges on $420 million deal to buy Precor Peloton stock surges on $420 million deal to buy Precor
- December 24, 2020

Peloton also highlighted on Monday that streaming exercise services have been in great demand in recent months as the Coronavirus pandemic restricted people to their homes. "As we've been investing in scaling our manufacturing, this is an area where Precor is very strong", he added. Barker will report to Peloton President William Lynch. (more...)
Kiwis living in Sydney facing Christmas under Covid-19 restrictions Kiwis living in Sydney facing Christmas under Covid-19 restrictions
- December 24, 2020

South Australian health authorities have drawn a line through Adelaide's worst coronavirus cluster, with the Parafield outbreak declared officially eliminated. Thousands of people around the state are self-isolating and will continue to do so over the festive period. About a quarter of a million residents in Australia's largest city were ordered to stay home for five days from December 19 as authorities rushed to contain the outbreak, which has now grown to 97 cases. (more...)
Man who suffered medical emergency on United flight had COVID: Coroner
- December 24, 2020

Australian researchers have revealed - for the first time - that people who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus have immune memory to protect against reinfection for at least eight months. The airline did not mention Covid-19 until it released the statement, saying it had been contacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a list of passengers so the CDC could work with local health officials on contact tracing. (more...)
Lincolnshire escapes tier 4 from Boxing Day
- December 24, 2020

Brighton and Hove has been put into tier 4 from Boxing Day, meaning pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will close and households can no longer mix. However, local police said on Monday (December 21) they will not be preventing tier 4 shoppers from entering the Portchester Lidl store, but would act when there are blatant breaches of coronavirus rules. (more...)
1 million Americans have received COVID-19 vaccine 1 million Americans have received COVID-19 vaccine
- December 24, 2020

Data published last week by the Gamaleya Institute had revealed that the Sputnik V vaccine is 91.4% effective in protecting people against Covid-19. "It makes no sense for someone that's 42 to jump ahead of somebody that's 70", DeSantis said. (more...)
Coroner confirms United passenger died from COVID-19 Coroner confirms United passenger died from COVID-19
- December 24, 2020

The man who says he performed CPR on the passenger, Tony Aldapa, says he is now experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. According to United, the passenger stated on a required pre-boarding checklist that he had not tested positive for COVID and that he had no symptoms. (more...)
Surprise Medical Bill Prevention is Part of Year-End Legislative Package Surprise Medical Bill Prevention is Part of Year-End Legislative Package
- December 24, 2020

Covid-19 relief became the vehicle in 2020, with lawmakers rushing to complete an assistance package and wrap it up with regular appropriations for federal agencies to keep them running through next September. This supersedes IRS guidance saying that if you paid business expenses with forgiven PPP funds, the expenses would not qualify for small business tax deductions as they ordinarily would. (more...)
Health care centers in Virginia will have Moderna vaccines by Wednesday Health care centers in Virginia will have Moderna vaccines by Wednesday
- December 24, 2020

Moderna will have to continue to provide information to the regulator on the safety of the vaccine, Sharma said . Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android device. Marett also said the European Union is scheduled to receive 12.5 million doses of the vaccine by the end of 2020. In a statement , Scott Price, president, UPS International, said, "We are pleased with the news that the European Medicines Agency has authorised the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine". (more...)
Douglas County reports 44 new COVID-19 cases; 826 remain active Douglas County reports 44 new COVID-19 cases; 826 remain active
- December 24, 2020

Amador County, CA - Amador County Public Health confirms one hundred and seventy-four new cases of COVID-19 and 3 deaths due to COVID-19 since last Tuesday's update. In Merced County, 66 COVID-19 patients were actively hospitalized within the county on Tuesday. "This sounds alarming because it is alarming". Avoid gathering with others outside your own household. (more...)
NSW records nine coronavirus cases, smashes daily testing record ahead of Christmas
- December 24, 2020

New South Wales health bosses are in a race against time to decipher how two of the most recent cases in the Sydney outbreak relate to the northern beaches. "They're modest tweaks and modest changes to account for the fact that everybody has had a very hard year and some people's stress levels and mental health capacity is already at breaking point", Ms Berejiklian said. (more...)
Single Albertans can go to one gathering during the holidays: Kenney Single Albertans can go to one gathering during the holidays: Kenney
- December 23, 2020

Deena Hinshaw explained. Kenney says this exemption will make a "world of difference" for single Albertans who would otherwise be alone over the holidays. The measures closed restaurants to in-person dining and shut down casinos and gyms in an effort to fight soaring COVID-19 case numbers. "It looks like we're finally headed in the right direction here in Alberta". (more...)
Biden heading to Georgia to stump for Ossoff and Warnock Biden heading to Georgia to stump for Ossoff and Warnock
- December 23, 2020

Watch above, via YouTube. Ahead of the rally he criticised Georgia's Republican governor on Twitter , calling on him to help overturn Joe Biden's election victory in the state. When asked during a debate with her Democratic opponent Rev. Raphael Warnock on Sunday about Trump's false claims of election fraud and if she believed the election was rigged, Loeffler would not explicit say so but responded, "it's very clear that there were issues in this election". (more...)
#GASen: Biden to campaign for fellow Democrats Warnock, Ossoff #GASen: Biden to campaign for fellow Democrats Warnock, Ossoff
- December 23, 2020

The president made his own appearance in the Peach State on behalf of Perdue and Loeffler on Saturday, hosting a rally in Valdosta. Joe Biden is the first Democratic candidate to win the state in a presidential election since 1992. "Why are these two "Republicans" saying no?" Trump vented his frustrations on Twitter after the call. Election officials say the security camera footage, seized on by the Trump campaign as alleged evidence of election fraud, did not show any processes out ... (more...)
Covid-19: Oxfordshire to enter tier 4 on Boxing Day Covid-19: Oxfordshire to enter tier 4 on Boxing Day
- December 23, 2020

Mr Hancock said: "We are incredibly grateful to the South African government for their science". On this, Zeichner expressed his condolences with the public as "the virus is once again out of control", adding that even after "all those sacrifices.it feels like we are back to where we were in March". (more...)
Dr. Fauci Reveals The Truth About New COVID-19 Strain Dr. Fauci Reveals The Truth About New COVID-19 Strain
- December 23, 2020

If the subject came up at a White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting, Fauci said he would be against suspending flights from the United Kingdom, telling PBS that "I don't think that that kind of a draconian approach is necessary". The World Health Organisation's European chief said a meeting has been called of WHO's European member states on Tuesday to discuss the strain identified in the UK. (more...)

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