• By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    CALIFORNIA ORDERS RESIDENTS TO WEAR MASKS IN 'MOST SETTINGS OUTSIDE THE HOME'

    California on Thursday ordered residents to wear masks in "most settings outside the home," saying the new rule was necessary because...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    SHOPIFY, BLACKBERRY DEVELOP COVID-19 APP; CANADA TO ROLL OUT VOLUNTARY TESTS

    Canadian technology firms Shopify Inc and Blackberry Ltd are developing a mobile contact testing app for the novel coronavirus, Prime...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    CALIFORNIA ORDERS RESIDENTS TO WEAR FACE MASKS IN 'MOST SETTINGS OUTSIDE THE HOME'

    California health officials on Thursday ordered residents to wear face masks in "most settings outside the home," saying the new rule...

    Face, Sets, Health, Set, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    NEW FRENCH CORONAVIRUS DEATHS STEADY, INFECTIONS CREEP UP

    The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 28 to 29,603 on Thursday, the same increase as Wednesday,...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    IRAN'S DEATH TOLL FROM CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK APPROACHES 10,000

    Iran is approaching 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak in the country, according to official figures from the Ministry of...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    CANADA HITS 100,000 CORONAVIRUS CASES, MAJOR CHALLENGES REMAIN

    Canada officially racked up 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday and although the outbreak is slowing, health experts...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    BLOOD TYPE, GENES TIED TO RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19: EUROPEAN STUDY

    A person's blood type and other genetic factors may be linked with severity of coronavirus infection, according to European researchers...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    UK DITCHES HOMEGROWN COVID-19 TRACING APP TO USE GOOGLE-APPLE MODEL

    Britain will switch to the Apple and Google model for its COVID-19 test-and-trace app, ditching an attempt to develop an app by itself...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    NO DATE FOR RELEASE OF TEST-AND-TRACE APP IN UK, MINISTER SAYS

    Britain's health minister declined on Thursday to set a date for when a smartphone app to help trace people who have been in contact...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    JOHNSON & JOHNSON IN TALKS WITH GOVERNMENTS ON POSSIBLE COVID-19 VACCINE

    Johnson & Johnson is in talks with multiple governments and global organizations as it seeks to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, it said...

    Vaccination, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    U.S. COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF MYLAN OVER BIOGEN'S KEY MS DRUG PATENT

    A U.S. district court on Thursday ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc's blockbuster multiple...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    UK DITCHES COVID-19 APP MODEL TO USE GOOGLE-APPLE SYSTEM

    Britain on Thursday said it would switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    NEW STUDY CASTS MORE DOUBT ON SWEDISH CORONAVIRUS IMMUNITY HOPES

    Sweden's hopes of getting help from herd immunity in combating the coronavirus received a fresh blow on Thursday, when a new study...

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  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    UK DITCHES COVID-19 APP MODEL TO USE GOOGLE-APPLE SYSTEM, BBC SAYS

    The British government will switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    U.S. DISTRICT COURT RULES FOR MYLAN IN MS DRUG PATENT BATTLE WITH BIOGEN

    A U.S. district court on Thursday ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc's blockbuster multiple...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    FILIPINO SFX ARTIST SEEKS TO WARD OFF VIRUS WITH HORROR-INSPIRED FACE MASKS

    With film and television productions halted in the Philippines due to lockdown, one special effects artist is maximizing his skills...

    Face, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    RUSSIA SAYS PREPARING FOR NEW WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS IN AUTUMN

    Russia said on Thursday it was already preparing for a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the autumn, after officials reported...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    MEDTRONIC TIES UP WITH FOXCONN TO BOOST VENTILATOR PRODUCTION

    Medtronic said on Thursday it had partnered with Foxconn to boost production of its ventilators to 10,000 over the next year amid surging...

    Hospital, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    PFIZER'S HEMOPHILIA GENE THERAPY SHOWS SUSTAINED EFFECT IN EARLY-STAGE STUDY

    Pfizer Inc and Sangamo Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday their gene therapy helped maintain levels of a vital protein for up to 14...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Jun 18, 2020

    UK TO USE GOOGLE-APPLE MODEL FOR TRACING APP IN U-TURN: BBC

    The British government will abandon the centralized model of its coronavirus test-and-trace app and switch to one based on technology...

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