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What voters should know about mail-in ballot rules

What voters should know about mail-in ballot rules The courthouse is the courthouse, or the county board of elections, wherever it's located. Workers install one of 123 vote-by-mail drop boxes outside a public library, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California [File: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters] In the crucial battleground state of Florida , Democrats have requested more than 2.4 million mail-in b... [Full Article...]

Ontario’s COVID-19 cases above 500 for 9th straight day

Ontario’s COVID-19 cases above 500 for 9th straight day There were six new outbreaks at care facilities, for a total of 37, and two new outbreaks in child care of education, bringing the total to 23. Some 154 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in residents yesterday. Only 15 per cent of positive cases are being reported to Ottawa Public Health within 48 hours of testing. Of those, about 85 per cent are considered resolved. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

United Kingdom trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery There are two main forms of hepatitis: hepatitis A, which is transmitted through contaminated food or water, and hepatitis B and C, which are both "insidious" blood-borne pathogens, says the Nobel Committee. Chan School of Public Health, told the Washington Post . Michael Houghton , who made headlines in 2013 for refusing to accept the prestigious Canada Gairdner International Award, beca... [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 625 new cases; could soon hit 1,000 per day: Province

Ontario reports 625 new cases; could soon hit 1,000 per day: Province Ford urged Ontarians to "tip the scale" to avoid the worst by downloading the COVID-19 contact tracing app, following public safety measures, and getting your flu shot. But it will be hard for racialized and marginalized members of the community at higher risk of exposure to COVID-19 to book appointments because many do not have internet access, and immigrants whose first language is not English m... [Full Article...]

COVID-19 can cause severe organ inflammation in some adults — CDC

COVID-19 can cause severe organ inflammation in some adults — CDC While many did not have a cough or any clear respiratory symptoms, they tested positive for a current or previous SARS-CoV-2 infection (either through nucleic acid, antigen, or antibody tests). Among the 16 cases, clients varied in age from 21 to 50 years old. Health officials say parents should contact their pediatrician if their child becomes ill and has a continued fever or any of these sym... [Full Article...]

Senators can attend Supreme Court hearings virtually

Senators can attend Supreme Court hearings virtually The outlet reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) argued that Senate hearings have already been conducted remotely since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and suggested virtual proceedings would be the appropriate way to handle the process for Barrett . [Full Article...]

FA Min: Peru to be among first to get COVID-19 vaccine

FA Min: Peru to be among first to get COVID-19 vaccine Called AZD1222 or ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, the AstraZeneca vaccine is seen as leading the race to inoculate people against COVID-19. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a non-profit health emergencies group, has set up a global laboratory network to assess data from potential COVID-19 vaccines, allowing scientists to compare them and speed up selection of the most effective shots... [Full Article...]

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Won't Be Ready For Distribution Until Spring 2021

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Won't Be Ready For Distribution Until Spring 2021 Moderna's experimental vaccine, which is also in late-stage trials, will not be ready to seek emergency authorization from the FDA before at least November 25, Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel told the UK's Financial Times on Wednesday. Price Action: Moderna shares closed almost 0.3% higher at $70.75 on Wednesday and gained another 0.35% in the after-hours session. News agency Reuters has questioned... [Full Article...]

Three new COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London reported Friday

Three new COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London reported Friday Toronto, Peel Region, and Ottawa have become hot spots for the second wave of COVID-19. Provincewide, there were 1,241 active cases at the beginning of September but on Friday morning, Ontario reported 5,203 active cases. It had dipped as low as 85 as recently as early August but public health officials said earlier this week that it has been doubling every 10 to 12 days since then. [Full Article...]

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin met with Trump's Supreme Court pick

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin met with Trump's Supreme Court pick Collins. Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who also sits on the committee, said he's still "mulling" whether to meet with Barrett. Hawley told News-Press NOW on Wednesday that he's content with the process moving forward. "And I firmly believe that this vote should happen before the election". [Full Article...]

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin met with Trump's Supreme Court pick

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin met with Trump's Supreme Court pick Collins. Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who also sits on the committee, said he's still "mulling" whether to meet with Barrett. Hawley told News-Press NOW on Wednesday that he's content with the process moving forward. "And I firmly believe that this vote should happen before the election". [Full Article...]

A big jump in COVID-19 cases in Kane County Wednesday

A big jump in COVID-19 cases in Kane County Wednesday The university now has 16 active cases and a testing positivity rate (7-day rolling) of 0.86%. The Allegheny County Health Department said there were 43 cases, with 15 confirmed and 28 probable (of those probables, 17 are positive antigen tests), from 516 PCR tests. [Full Article...]

DE making a bigger push for flu shots

DE making a bigger push for flu shots The department said a flu vaccine has proved safe and effective over the past 50 years. Families who were least likely to get children vaccinated against the flu were those who didn't do so last year - less than a third of those parents say their child will probably get a flu vaccine this year. [Full Article...]

'Fox & Friends' attempts to coach Trump after his disastrous debate performance

'Fox & Friends' attempts to coach Trump after his disastrous debate performance Trump replied. "Give me a name". Donald Trump has denied knowing what the Proud Boys group is in the wake of widespread criticism after he failed to condemn the group in the first presidential debate . "I hope that our work, our culture and our leadership speak for itself unequivocally, but let me say - to leave no shred of doubt - we all condemn white supremacy , racism and hate in eve... [Full Article...]

First man cured of HIV/AIDS dies of cancer

First man cured of HIV/AIDS dies of cancer Brown, born on March 11, 1966, became known as the "Berlin Patient" after his HIV was cleared by treatment there in 2007. His experience suggested that HIV might one day be curable. The donor was naturally resistant to HIV infection because of a mutation in the CCR5 gene, a critical protein required by HIV to enter and infect cells. [Full Article...]

Cuomo: 'Significant Increases' of COVID-19 in Hudson Valley

Cuomo: 'Significant Increases' of COVID-19 in Hudson Valley He noted the state's top 20 Zip codes have a combined test positivity rate exceeding 5 percent compared to 1.1 percent in the rest of the state. Get tested. The rise is particularly concerning as public schools in the USA financial capital prepare to re-open classrooms for part time learning in-person, a move the city has already postponed twice. [Full Article...]

Ontario sees COVID-19 surge, Quebec poised to declare maximum alert

Ontario sees COVID-19 surge, Quebec poised to declare maximum alert Dr. David Williams, chief medical officer of health, said he does not believe it will be a tsunami and the province is experiencing more of an undulating wave, but it will be up to the people of Ontario to keep it from reaching those levels. [Full Article...]

COVID-19: "On va entrer dans un mur" - Christian Dubé

COVID-19: Nous devons éviter les soupers de famille, les rencontres entre amis, les anniversaires, les BBQ, les mariages et les funérailles. Au cours des dernières 24 heures, le Québec a connu une hausse de 637 nouveaux cas de COVID-19, ce qui porte le total à plus de 70 000 depuis le début de la pandémie. [Full Article...]

Mass Dog Vaccination Is The Best Way To Eliminate Rabies

Mass Dog Vaccination Is The Best Way To Eliminate Rabies Dr Jamshaid observed that the dog bite could be risky as sometimes the bite leads to rapid spread of rabies which was fatal. "IIL's initiative of "Fearless Against Rabies" is well set to reach out to a larger population on the awareness of preventive measures for rabies". [Full Article...]

277 news cases, 4 deaths

After a drop in positive cases at the end of August and into September, the Oregon Health Authority reported a new record daily high for coronavirus cases on Friday - the latest in a surge of new cases this week. These particles can cause airway inflammation, leading to increased susceptibility to respiratory infections, aggravation of underlying respiratory conditions and increased risks for hosp... [Full Article...]


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