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Joe Biden dismisses Donald Trump's push to lift COVID-19 travel restrictions from Europe, Brazil
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Joe Biden dismisses Donald Trump's push to lift COVID-19 travel restrictions from Europe, Brazil

Trump on Monday said that the travel ban, which applied to any foreigner present in those countries, would no longer be needed from 26 January

Caught in deadly race with new COVID strain, Britain 'gambles' with mix-and-match vaccine regimen
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Caught in deadly race with new COVID strain, Britain 'gambles' with mix-and-match vaccine regimen

Scientists have slammed the new guidance which allows for the interchange of vaccines, if the second dose of the vaccine originally received is not available, saying officials have abandoned science and are just trying to 'guess their way out of a mess'

Moderna to file today for US, EU clearance for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine
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Moderna to file today for US, EU clearance for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna, which created its shots with the US National Institutes of Health, said it got the final needed results over the weekend that suggest the vaccine is more than 94 percent effective

Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head
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Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head

The US president made the prediction as the COVID-19 vaccine is still being tested in human subjects, and some health experts believed a highly effective vaccine is several months way

Wouldn't trust Donald Trump's word on COVID vaccine's safety before 3 November election, says Kamala Harris
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Wouldn't trust Donald Trump's word on COVID vaccine's safety before 3 November election, says Kamala Harris

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this week told states to be ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by 1 November

Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test
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Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test

The CDC’s calculations suggest that it is extremely difficult to detect any live virus in a sample above a threshold of 33 cycles.

US CDC introduces new tick and mosquito repellent made from grapefruit, cedar trees
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US CDC introduces new tick and mosquito repellent made from grapefruit, cedar trees

The chemical is the first novel insect repellent introduced since 2009, and can also fight resistance to many common insect repellents seen today.

Facebook, Instagram to remind users to wear masks amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Facebook, Instagram to remind users to wear masks amid COVID-19 pandemic

The banners come as the social media giant struggles to contain disinformation about COVID-19 and face coverings on the platform.

Donald Trump says he'd wear a mask in close quarters, hopes coronavirus will 'just disappear'
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Donald Trump says he'd wear a mask in close quarters, hopes coronavirus will 'just disappear'

Donald Trump’s comments came a day after Republican lawmakers suggested he wear a mask in public to set a good example for Americans. “If I were in a tight situation with people, I would absolutely," Trump said.

Chills, muscle pain, headache, loss of taste, smell: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adds 6 symptoms for COVID-19
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Chills, muscle pain, headache, loss of taste, smell: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adds 6 symptoms for COVID-19

The CDC said that “emergency warning signs” for COVID-19 like trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or inability to arouse and bluish lips or face should get medical attention immediately.

Facebook adds new 'Quiet Mode' that allows you to turn off notifications
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Facebook adds new 'Quiet Mode' that allows you to turn off notifications

The new feature will remind users that they set this time aside, if they try to open Facebook while in Quiet Mode.

US vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen test negative for deadly coronavirus, says top White House official
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US vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen test negative for deadly coronavirus, says top White House official

Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence took the test after a staff from his team tested positive for the deadly disease.

US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus
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US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Russia, China and Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19 and carrying out coordinated efforts to 'disparage' American attempts towards containing the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

Member of Mike Pence's office tests positive for coronavirus; no close contact with VP, US president, says press secretary
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Member of Mike Pence's office tests positive for coronavirus; no close contact with VP, US president, says press secretary

Mike Pence is leading the White House task force that was formed to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

First US COVID-19 case confirmed with unknown connection; no recent foreign travel or contact with traveler
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First US COVID-19 case confirmed with unknown connection; no recent foreign travel or contact with traveler

Health officials are tracking people the patient came in contact with and are on high alert for what they call community spread.

Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why
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Coronavirus is sparing children and largely affecting the ill and aged — infection experts explain why

Experts have theorised that younger people are being infected, too, but developing a relatively milder infection.

US identifies first case of coronavirus in Washington; potentially deadly virus from Wuhan has already claimed six lives in China
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US identifies first case of coronavirus in Washington; potentially deadly virus from Wuhan has already claimed six lives in China

All travellers on flights from Wuhan, either direct or connecting, will now be re-routed to the five airports with screening systems in place.

Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy linked to lower IQ in controversial new study
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Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy linked to lower IQ in controversial new study

High fluoride levels were found to be toxic to rat brains, but levels seen in fluoridated tap water were deemed safe.

Mosquitoes fight off malaria parasites at various stages of development: Research
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Mosquitoes fight off malaria parasites at various stages of development: Research

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were around 219 million cases of malaria in 2017,

New analysis tries to find the link between social media use and teenage suicide
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New analysis tries to find the link between social media use and teenage suicide

Recent teen suicides have been blamed on cyberbullying, and social media posts depicting “perfect” lives may be taking a toll on teens’ mental health.