UK, Italy, Spain had high 'excess deaths' in first COVID-19 wave, finds study

UK, Italy, Spain had high ‘excess deaths’ in first COVID-19 wave, finds study | World News

LONDON: Britain, Italy and Spain had the highest rates of so-called “excess deaths” from all causes, including COVID-19, among 21 developed countries during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, an international study has found. Some 206,000 more people died between mid-February and the end of May in the 21…

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Some scientists spot 'unlikely' patterns in Russia COVID-19 vaccine data: Report

Some scientists spot ‘unlikely’ patterns in Russia COVID-19 vaccine data: Report | World News

MOSCOW: Twenty-six scientists, most of them working at universities in Italy, have signed an open letter questioning the reliability of the data presented in the early-stage trial results of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, named “Sputnik-V”. Addressing the editor of The Lancet, the international peer-reviewed medical journal in which Moscow`s Gamaleya…

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Canadians must be vigilant to avoid massive COVID-19 second wave, says PM Justin Trudeau

Canadians must be vigilant to avoid massive COVID-19 second wave, says PM Justin Trudeau | World News

OTTAWA: With COVID-19 cases in Canada on the rise again and children returning to schools across the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday urged people to be careful in order to avoid new major outbreaks. “Canadians need to continue to be vigilant,” Trudeau said in a news conference broadcast…

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Blood clots, lung injuries found in patients who have died of COVID-19; Check findings | Health News

Washington DC: Ten post-mortem examinations performed on patients with confirmed COVID-19 found that all patients had lung injuries and early scarring of the lungs as a result of the virus, as well as injury to their kidneys. Nine patients also had thrombosis – a blood clot, in at least one…

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After COVID-19, Tick-borne virus claims 7 lives, infects 60 in East China

After COVID-19, Tick-borne virus claims 7 lives, infects 60 in East China | World News

Beijing: A new infectious disease caused by a tick-borne virus has killed seven people and infected 60 others in China, official media here reported on Wednesday, warning about the possibility of its human-to-human transmission. More than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province contracted with the SFTS Virus in the…

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Despite hope for effective vaccines, there may never be silver bullet for COVID-19, warns WHO

Despite hope for effective vaccines, there may never be silver bullet for COVID-19, warns WHO | World News

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that despite hope for “effective vaccines” for the coronavirus, there might never be a silver bullet for the COVID-19.  “A number of vaccines are now in phase three clinical trials and we all hope to have a number of effective vaccines that…

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