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JEE and NEET Postponed, New Dates Here JEE and NEET Postponed, New Dates Here
- July 06, 2020

However, with educational institutions ordered shut even during the phased "unlocking" of the country during the COVID-19 situation, educational institutions, their regulators and government advisory bodies are now coming up with new schedules and new modes to continue the teaching-learning process. (more...)
Thurston County adds six new COVID-19 cases on Friday Thurston County adds six new COVID-19 cases on Friday
- July 06, 2020

Tarrant County authorities have said they will next release case and death information on Sunday because of the Fourth of July holiday. Of those 102 total cases, 28 now are active and 74 have recovered, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. (more...)
National Basketball Association details options for players traveling to Florida apart from teams National Basketball Association details options for players traveling to Florida apart from teams
- July 06, 2020

The Bucks have already clinched a playoff spot and have a magic number of 2 to earn the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. However, if they opt to fly commercially, they apparently need to record three straight negative test results. Their final tune-up against James Harden , Russell Westbrook and the Rockets should be entertaining, although it's possible each team's starters play limited minutes as squads shake off the rust. (more...)
People suffering mental health problems urged to reach out
- July 06, 2020

There's also a real anxiety around the impact of the virus itself, job security concerns whilst on furlough and genuine worries around whether it is safe to physically return back to their workplace. The charity is making a series of recommendations on kindness. Claire Williamson, head of psychology theories for AWP, said: "Traditionally we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week by coming together, organising events to encourage social interaction and reduce isolation". (more...)
Two additional COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Windsor Two additional COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Windsor
- July 05, 2020

This is the lowest increase in new cases in Ontario, which has seen 35,656 COVID-19 cases in total, in over a week, according to Global News . In Windsor-Essex, which has been dealing with outbreaks among temporary workers on farms, there are 27 newly-confirmed cases. (more...)
Monkeys infected with new coronavirus developed short-term immunity Monkeys infected with new coronavirus developed short-term immunity
- July 05, 2020

The lab-based research suggests this current mutation is more transmissible between people in the real world compared to the previous iteration, but this hasn't yet been proven. Bette Korber, a theoretical biologist, as well as the leading author of the study, said the findings highlight again the importance of wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing in the public. (more...)
National Basketball Association releases scrimmage schedule, first tip July 22 National Basketball Association releases scrimmage schedule, first tip July 22
- July 05, 2020

The player can fly using a charted flight or commercial flight, all at their own expense. If he flies commercially, the player must have three consecutive negative test results, according to the memo. Training camp is scheduled to begin from July 9th-29th. Having less time to prepare could leave players more susceptible to injury. The Boston Celtics now know when and where they will be scrimmaging in preparation for the restart of the 2019-20 National Basketball Association season held at ... (more...)
Current dominant strain of COVID-19 more infectious than original Current dominant strain of COVID-19 more infectious than original
- July 05, 2020

The mutation - G614 - affects the spike protein which the virus uses to invade human cells . Researchers are checking to see if this will affect the chances of vaccines to control the virus. There are a few exceptions, including the Santa Clara, California, area and Iceland, where the older, D614 form was never replaced by the newer, G variant. (more...)
PM Modi greets President Trump on 244th Independence Day of US PM Modi greets President Trump on 244th Independence Day of US
- July 05, 2020

Trump did not dwell on the pandemic in his remarks Saturday evening. The executive order released Friday by the White House says the garden will feature statues of several presidents as well as other historic notables, including Davy Crockett, Amelia Earhart, Billy Graham, Harriet Tubman and Orville and Wilbur Wright. (more...)
Study on use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 pulled Study on use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 pulled
- July 05, 2020

The study purported to include data from Covid-19 patients from 169 hospitals in 11 countries in Asia, Europe and North America. The risk of infection of majority (719) was considered high since they did not use protective masks and gloves. (more...)
Man dies of Coronavirus after breaking social distancing rules just once Man dies of Coronavirus after breaking social distancing rules just once
- July 04, 2020

They talked over the phone and Macias Norris recalled her brother saying his last words to her while breathing heavily and crying, "I want to go home, Sis". " If you have to go out, wear a mask and practice social distancing ", he wrote. Don't be an "idiot like me", he said. Thank you to all my friends that have brought me food, and to everyone who has been there for me. (more...)
Pfizer posts positive vaccine results and capacity for 1.2bn doses Pfizer posts positive vaccine results and capacity for 1.2bn doses
- July 04, 2020

AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine candidate, developed by researchers from the Oxford University, will likely provide protection against the disease for one year, the British drug maker's CEO told Belgian radio station Bel RTL. Another Covid-19 vaccine candidate called BNT162b1, being developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech, has delivered some early positive data. (more...)
Protecting Your Mental Health: How To Stay Mentally Healthy Amid Viral Pandemic
- July 04, 2020

In a letter to the Prime Minister, leading mental health organisations called for an expansion of mental health services to cope with increases in demand for care. It also says many young people receiving mental-health treatment before the crisis are now receiving "reduced support or no support at all" and others - who would not previously have met the threshold for mental-health support - are likely to require it. (more...)
COVID-19 report for July 3 COVID-19 report for July 3
- July 04, 2020

Of the nine confirmed cases in the county, three have recovered, the health department reported. Tarrant County saw a significant decrease from 605 new cases Thursday to 473 on Friday. Washington State continues to see greater numbers of people infected with COVID-19. Two of the confirmed positive cases are non-residents traveling from outside the area, both individuals are from the same household and the cases have been referred back to their state of residence. (more...)
President kicks off Independence celebration with Mount Rushmore fireworks President kicks off Independence celebration with Mount Rushmore fireworks
- July 04, 2020

Why is the location controversial? Activist groups have long taken issue with Mount Rushmore monument which was formerly known as the Black Hills area. Trump Jr. has tested negative, the source said. About 7,500 attendees won an online ticket lottery sponsored by South Dakota's state tourism department to come to the event. (more...)
United States breaks own record for daily infections
- July 04, 2020

The Wall Street Journal reported that the USA accounts for about a quarter of coronavirus cases world-wide and the nation's death toll climbed above 128,000 earlier this week. Arizona's positivity test rate was 24% last week, Florida's was 16%. "We're well aware of what's going on around us and we're very anxious", said Dr Michelle Barron, medical director of infection prevention and control at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital. (more...)
Global coronavirus cases exceed 11 million Global coronavirus cases exceed 11 million
- July 04, 2020

The second consecutive day of a record-high case count came as the United States - the hardest-hit country in the world in the coronavirus pandemic - headed into the long July Fourth holiday weekend. The two countries accounted for over a third of all new cases in the past week. The United States has recorded not quite 129,000 deaths from the outbreak, almost one fourth of the known worldwide total. (more...)
Trump attacks 'left-wing cultural revolution' in Mount Rushmore address Trump attacks 'left-wing cultural revolution' in Mount Rushmore address
- July 04, 2020

On Friday, the USA recorded its largest single-day total of new coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. Speaking at a pre-Independence Day event near Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, US President Donald Trump blamed George Floyd protesters for waging "a merciless campaign to wipe out our history". (more...)
Mutation causing COVID-19 to be more contagious
- July 04, 2020

The unpublished research emphasizes that patients with the G variant have more virus in their bodies, "making them more likely to spread it to others". They compared these genome sequences with what has been shared publicly. Even when the D614 form had caused widespread epidemics, in places such as for example Wales and Nottingham in England, in addition to in Washington state, G614 took over once it appeared, they found. (more...)
Coronavirus crisis: Victoria’s virus cases jump by 108 Coronavirus crisis: Victoria’s virus cases jump by 108
- July 04, 2020

NSW Health said the five new cases are all returned travellers in hotel quarantine. "These numbers are a very real concern to all of us", Mr Andrews told reporters in Melbourne on Saturday in regard to the latest virus numbers, and marking nearly three weeks of daily rises in the double-figures at the least. (more...)

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