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Coronavirus live news: Social gathering banned in LA County as Victoria passes elimination benchmark

US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend; Trudeau previously warned country would not get first doses; Italy to ease measures in five regionsHospitals in England told to prepare for vaccine rollout in 10 days’ timeHow an anti-lockdown ‘truthpaper’ bypasses online factcheckersCovid-19 infections ‘could easily double’ over Christmas, Sage experts say 1.13am GMT The health ministry of Mexico has confirmed the country’s Covid-19 death toll has risen to 104,8...
Tags: England, Science, Mexico, US, Los Angeles, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Victoria, Trudeau, LA County, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: US hospitalisations at record level as Victoria passes elimination benchmark

US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend; Trudeau previously warned country would not get first doses; Italy to ease measures in five regions 11.23pm GMT Between 100,000 and 150,000 people will be able to return to work in Ireland over the next week or so as all shops, restaurants, gyms and pubs serving food reopen, Business Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.The number of people claiming temporary coronavirus-related jobless benefits has risen by almo...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, US, World news, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Victoria, Leo Varadkar, Trudeau, Coronavirus


The Prince of Sweden and his wife Princess Sophia both tested positive for COVID-19, as their country struggles under a brutal second wave of infections

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Princess Sofia are isolating at home, after testing positive for COVID-19. Michael Campanella/Getty Images Prince Carl Philip and his wife, Princess Sophia, have both tested positive for COVID-19 after showing symptoms of the coronavirus. The pair attended a funeral with the reigning King of Sweden and other members of the royal family on Friday, and they showed negative test results then. The king, queen, crown princess and her husband have all been tested...
Tags: Science, News, Sweden, Instagram, Trends, Victoria, Stockholm, Sofia, Stockholm Sweden, Sophia, R, Carl Philip, L, Jonas Ekstromer, Carl XVI Gustav, Vasastan


Researchers identify genetics behind deadly oat blight

A multi-institution team co-led by a Cornell University researcher has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin - the causal agent for Victoria blight of oats, a disease that wiped out oat crops in the U.S. in the 1940s.
Tags: Science, Victoria, Cornell University, Victorin


Coronavirus live news: US grants Regeneron emergency use approval; Victoria eases mask requirements

G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines; Victoria lifts outdoor mask requirements; FDA issues emergency use authorisation for RegeneronDonald Trump appears to admit Covid is ‘running wild’ in the USUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day Australia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.18am GMT As Victoria marked its 23rd consecutive day of no new C...
Tags: Science, Australia, US, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Fda, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Regeneron, Coronavirus, COVID, RegeneronDonald Trump, USUS CDC, 04am GMT Guitar Center Inc


Coronavirus live news: Americans warned not to take cruises; New South Wales-Victoria border to reopen Sunday night

G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines; Victoria lifts outdoor mask requirements; Adelaide emerges from lockdown; NSW-Victoria state border reopens at midnight on Sunday after three monthsUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day as catastrophic crisis hits new heightsAustralia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26am GMT US president Donald Trump ...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Saudi Arabia, US, G20, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Donald Trump, Reuters, NSW Victoria, Fake News


Coronavirus live news: Victoria eases restrictions as Adelaide emerges from lockdown and UK records 341 more deaths

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 12.29am GMT Hi, ...
Tags: UK, Science, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Helen Sullivan, Australia Adelaide, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Adelaide emerges from lockdown; UK records 341 more deaths; G20 vaccine pledge

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 11.27pm GMT In t...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, World news, Australia news, Ap, United States, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, El Paso, Texas National Guard, Australia Adelaide, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 6m cases as South Australia reports new case

Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia makes pizza worker scapegoat for failures; German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patients. Follow latest updates 1.13am GMT The coronavirus pandemic and Victoria’s 112-day lockdown has decimated the Australian state’s coffers, with treasurer Tim Pallas expected to outline a $23.3bn deficit and more than $150bn in net debt in Tuesday’s budget.AAP reports: But it is not all bad news, with the budget also expected to i...
Tags: Science, World news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria, South Australia, Andrews, Donald Trump Jr, Tim Pallas, Coronavirus


Face value: are masks still needed to combat coronavirus in NSW and Victoria?

It’s critical that health measures are seen to be based on the science and proportionate, experts sayCovid restrictions state by stateDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications With double-digit days in a row of no cases of Covid-19 community transmission in Victoria, and several days of no cases in New South Wales, the issue of masks is causing debate.In Victoria masks are still compulsory throughout the state whenever leaving the home, and being caught without ...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Victoria, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Western Australia opens border, Trump says vaccine soon for vulnerable

Recent arrivals to New Zealand contacted after mystery case; Johns Hopkins records worst day of pandemic so far; state of Victoria still free of new cases 12.42am GMT A little more on the update from NSW, where no new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours but four new cases have been recorded in people in hotel quarantine.Health authorities in the state test sewage outflows for virus traces, and tests from Wednesday turned out positive for the Rouse Hill area that is a catchment for ...
Tags: Science, Abc, Australia, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Victoria, Western Australia, Johns Hopkins, Trump, NSW, Rouse Hill, Coronavirus


NSW reports five new coronavirus cases as Victoria celebrates eighth straight 'doughnut day'

Southern highlands cluster grows in NSW as ‘ring of steel’ around Melbourne expected to be lifted Follow today’s coronavirus blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus emailNew South Wales has reported five new coronavirus cases as the cluster in the southern highlands suburb of Moss Vale continues to grow.Meanwhile, Victoria has recorded its eighth straight day of zero Covid-1...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, South Wales, Daniel Andrews, NSW, Vic, Victoria Continue, Coronavirus, Moss Vale


Coronavirus live news: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive – reports

US sees record 120,000 cases in a day as Texas edges towards 1m infections; Victoria records eight days in a row without a case. Follow the updates UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeHow ther Australian property market survived the pandemicUK coronavirus updates – live 4.31am GMT My colleague Martin Farrer reports that while the world is gripped by the most serious pandemic for a century, and the US presidency is facing transition, at least one thing remains cer...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, White House, US, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Slovakia, Donald Trump, Bloomberg News, Reserve Bank, Martin Farrer, Meadows, Mark Meadows, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Italy begins nightly curfew; Victoria has eighth straight day of no cases

US sees record 120,000 cases in a day as Texas edges towards 1m infections; New South Wales has one locally acquired case. Follow the updates UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeHow ther Australian property market survived the pandemicUK coronavirus updates – live 12.00am GMT More than 128,000 new covid infections reported todayhttps://t.co/TwywRrVwwONBC News reports that in the US, Texas is closing in on its one millionth case of Covid-19. The report says; With...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, California, Nbc News, US, Infectious Diseases, Italy, New South Wales, Victoria, Slovakia, Melissa Davey, US Texas, Coronavirus, TwywRrVwwONBC News


Countries controlling the coronavirus have 3 strategies in common: masking, robust testing and tracing, and a consistent federal plan

A coronavirus testing station in Seoul, South Korea. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images The US and many countries in Europe are reporting record numbers of new coronavirus cases. But countries like Australia, Taiwan, and China successfully controlled their outbreaks. Public-health experts pinpointed several common strategies among the successful responses: universal masking, robust testing and contact tracing, and a consistent federal plan that's clearly communicated. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Europe, Japan, UK, Science, News, Sweden, Vladimir Putin, Australia, France, White House, China, Russia, Singapore, US


Coronavirus live news: Europe passes 10m cases, Australian cases rise amid border fight

England lockdown expected early next week; US passes 9m infections; New South Wales records four new infections, Victoria one. Follow the latest:Belgium facing new lockdown as Germany takes in patientsEuropeans seek ways to ride out Covid winter‘An operational tsunami’: preparing for a winter surge of Covid Paris sees record traffic jams before lockdownSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.32am GMT Belgium will impose tighter lockdown rules from Monday, closing non-essential businesses and rest...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, France, Germany, US, US news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Belgium, Victoria, Trump Administration, Alexander De Croo, Coronavirus, Covid Paris


Australia's extreme lockdown brought coronavirus cases in its epicenter to zero. It may also have prevented a third wave.

A woman stands in front of posters after measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 were eased in Melbourne, Australia, on October 28, 2020. William West/AFP/Getty Images Australia recorded zero new coronavirus cases in Victoria, the epicenter of its outbreak, on Monday and Tuesday. Victoria imposed aggressive lockdown measures in July as cases began to climb.  For 111 days, Melbourne residents were only allowed to leave home for essential purposes like exercising or grocery shopping.  The ci...
Tags: Science, News, Australia, US, Trends, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Australian National University, Melbourne Australia, William West, University of South Australia


Coronavirus live news: China confirms 137 local cases as Spain enters state of emergency

Restrictions eased in Australian state of Victoria; WHO warns against ‘vaccine nationalism’; Israel to begin first vaccine clinical trials next month. Follow the latest updatesUS comes close to new daily case recordChina: new coronavirus outbreak detected in Xinjiang city of KashgarDread of history repeating itself grows in Italy as infections rise againWhich European nations are getting it right on Covid?See all our coronavirus coverage 5.37am GMT South Korea urged citizens to get vaccinate...
Tags: South Korea, Science, China, Singapore, India, Israel, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Who, Victoria


Coronavirus live news: South Yorkshire goes into tier 3 restrictions, Victoria cluster worsens in Australia

Tory MP Ben Bradley agrees with tweet saying free school meals money goes to ‘crack den and brothel’; EU fights second wave. Follow updates 7.31am BST The Conservative MP Ben Bradley has been accused of “stigmatisation of working-class families” over a tweet that labelled the free school meals programme as “20 cash direct to a crack den and a brothel”.Bradley replied to the post, which was by another user. The MP wrote: “That’s what FSM vouchers in the summer effectively did ...”A Conservati...
Tags: England, Science, Australia, Eu, Conservative, World news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, South Yorkshire, Lancashire, Bradley, Ben Bradley, Coronavirus, Liverpool City Region Greater Manchester


Coronavirus live news: Brazil's death toll reaches 156,000; Wales 'firebreak' lockdown begins

Spain stops short of curfew; non-essential shops and restaurants in Wales shut for two weeks; Italy reports nearly 20,000 new casesHalf a million Americans ‘could die of Covid by end of February’Full lockdown with new ‘harsh measures’ looms in BelgiumCzech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rulesFacebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite lockdown 11.26pm BST The Australian state of Victoria has reported seven new cases of Covid-19 overnight.Despite...
Tags: New York, Science, Wales, New York City, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Italy, United Nations, Brazil, Bill De Blasio, Victoria


Coronavirus live news: world sees record 400,000 new cases in a single day; Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions

Case numbers grow in Europe as, Belgium and Austria’s foreign ministers test positive, and Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home. In Australia, Daniel Andrews is expected to announce some easing of restrictions in VictoriaWales circuit breaker ‘to begin on 23 October’ Police disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGreater Manchester standoff ‘could lead to overwhelmed hospitals’Covid cases and deaths: coronavirus UK mapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus cove...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Australia, Angela Merkel, Conservative, UK News, World news, Australia news, Austria, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Liverpool, Manchester


Coronavirus live news: Austrian foreign minister tests positive; Victoria reports just one new case

Alexander Schallenberg might have caught it at EU meeting; calls to ease restrictions in Australian state of Victoria; UK accuses Russia of trying to disrupt vaccine researchCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.34am BST In Soho, central London, police were forced to disperse groups of drinkers gathering in the streets ahead of new restrictions, which came in at midnight, to curb the spread of coronavirus in the capital of England.The new measures mean that people fr...
Tags: UK, England, Science, London, White House, Russia, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Tennessee, Associated Press, Victoria, Soho


Coronavirus live news: 20 cases linked to Trump rally; hope in Victoria after just one new case recorded

Minnesota authorities tackling rally-based ‘outbreak’; calls to ease restrictions in Australian state of Victoria; UK accuses Russia of trying to disrupt vaccine researchCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.36am BST Daniel Andrews is speaking now. He says the one new case recorded in the state is linked to a known outbreak, and that another case has been reclassified. This means that the total number of cases in the state has not increased today. 1.31am BST Dona...
Tags: UK, Science, Minnesota, Russia, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Donald Trump, Daniel Andrews, Trump, Macon Georgia, Regeneron, Coronavirus


Clinical study aims to better understand COVID-19 immunity

People who have recovered from COVID-19, and their close contacts, could hold the key to understanding how immunity to the disease develops, how long it lasts and what happens when immunity is lost. The COVID PROFILE study, led by the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, will use blood samples from people in Victoria to look in detail at immune responses to COVID-19, to reveal how people are protected from future COVID-19 infection.
Tags: Science, Victoria, Walter, Eliza Hall Institute, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Donald Trump 'no longer transmission risk'; Victoria to ease lockdown

US president not replicating virus, says doctor; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesTrump returns to public events with ‘law and order’ speech at White HouseMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24am BST The statement from White House physician Sean Conley also ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Cdc, White House, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump


Coronavirus live news: US hits two-month high; Australian state of Victoria reports 12 new cases

Trump makes first public appearance; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesTrump returns to public events with ‘law and order’ speech at White HouseMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST In Australia, Labor’s shadow treasurer, Jim Chalmers, has defended th...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Sky News, Scott Morrison, Madrid, Trump


Studies regarding the unreliability of PCR tests

The usual placeholder post that will update – to track various studies/ reports. Was the COVID-19 Test Meant to Detect a Virus? Do those people who wish to destroy freedom and democracy in Victoria understand the impact of false positives? https://t.co/ristrVfJmL — Miss Conceptions (@MConceptions) October 10, 2020 1/x ⬆️ Testing = ⬆️ Cases This […]
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Coronavirus live news: Liverpool to go into tier 3 lockdown on Wednesday; India reports 73,000 new cases

Criticism of UK government’s job support scheme grows; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.33pm BST Andy Burnham says he would consider a legal challenge to the packag...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, Berlin, India, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Andy Burnham, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump, Dan Jarvis


Coronavirus live news: England to announce three-tier lockdown system; India reports 73,000 new cases

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?See all our coronavirus coverage 11.23am BST Sir Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour party...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, France, Berlin, India, West Virginia, World news, Canada, United States, Infectious Diseases, Wyoming, Labour, Victoria, Party, Oklahoma


Coronavirus live news; England prepares for three-tier lockdown system; India reports 73,000 new cases

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesEurope: Spain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?US presidential debate cancelled – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.29am BST Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 12,846 on S...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, France, Russia, Berlin, Southeast Asia, India, Spain, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump



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