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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Sharply, but Deaths Are Still Down

Numerous states recently began reopening their economies, which might be driving some of the youthful bias, said Natalie Dean, an infectious disease epidemiologist in...

Report calls out ‘systemic’ failings in Canada’s long-term care system – National

Canada has failed in its duty to protect vulnerable elders in long-term care, according to a highly critical report that examines the issue in...

London Ribfest, Airshow London latest to announce pandemic-related postponements

London Ribfest and Craft Beer Festival and Airshow London are the latest events to announce postponements due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.In a tweet...

Coronavirus cases surpass 11 million worldwide – National

Global novel coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that...

WE charity to stop handling coronavirus student volunteer program after backlash – National

OTTAWA — Youth Minister Bardish Chagger says the WE organization won’t manage the federal government’s $900-million program to pay students and fresh graduates for...

Ontario reports 165 new coronavirus cases, lowest increase in deaths since late March

Ontario reported 165 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 35,535.“Locally, 31 of the province’s 34 public health...

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Leaders Change Course

As daily cases in the U.S. pass 50,000, officials stress precautions.In Columbia, Mo., where coronavirus case numbers are as high as they’ve ever been,...

Zesty launches online booking solution for COVID-19 antibody tests

UK health tech firm Zesty has launched an online booking solution for acute and community NHS trusts to enable all staff to book COVID-19...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

People with inflammatory bowel disease — either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis — may be at increased risk for dementia, a new study has...

EIT Health kicks off hackathon challenge focused on women’s health and digital therapeutics

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Health Wild Card programme will bring together 45 participants to find solutions in areas of high...

Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves?

The Google Flu Trends algorithm, as it is known, performed poorly. For instance, it continually overestimated doctor visits, later evaluations found, because of limitations...

Roundup: Touch free entry range to help NHS return to normal, study on VR training for care workers and more briefs.

VR TRAINING FOR CARE WORKERS IMPROVES INFECTION CONTROL A study carried out as part of the government funded TechForce19 challenge has shown that when...

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Telemedicine hub launched for red zones in Delhi, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: For effective management of containment zones, contact tracing and providing Covid-19-related help to the residents, Central district on Friday launched a surveillance...

Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Trudeau, $900M WE Charity contract – National

The federal ethics commissioner has announced a probe into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau relating to his government’s now-scrapped $900-million contract with WE Charity.Ethics critics...

Many Saskatchewan First Nations residents are travelling hours to get coronavirus treatment

Wanda Wolverine Poorman’s daughter was infected with the novel coronavirus in April. According to Poorman, the health centre on the English River First Nation...

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

The tragic history of “I can’t breathe.” Why you can have a kid or a job right now, not both. How Brooklyn Drill went...

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