The Paradox Of Being A Volunteer In A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial : Shots

Researchers in Miami hold syringes containing either a placebo or the candidate COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna. Their work is part of a phase three clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Taimy Alvarez/AP hide caption toggle caption Taimy Alvarez/AP Researchers in Miami hold syringes containing either a placebo or the candidate COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna. Their work is...

Blanchardstown-Mulhuddart has worst Covid-19 rate in country

The Blanchardstown-Mulhuddart region of west Dublin has the highest rate of Covid-19 in the State, according to the first national breakdown of incidence of the disease by local area. Large parts of south Dublin, which went into near-lockdown overnight along with the rest of the county, have lower incidence than many areas not affected by the new restrictions, the analysis shows. For the first...

GOLDSTEIN: Hajdu should stop cheerleading for China on COVID-19

Article content continuedOn Sunday, Hajdu was asked by Global News whether, in retrospect, she still believes China was honest and forthcoming about COVID-19.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.This in light of her accusing a reporter in April of“feeding into conspiracy theories that many people have been perpetuating on the Internet,” for asking whether data coming from China,...

Coronavirus: Europe can ‘learn to live with’ Covid-19 through local lockdowns, says WHO director | The Independent

European countries can cope with a rise in coronavirus cases in the months ahead without resorting to national lockdowns, the World Health Organisation’s director for the region has said.Hans Kluge, WHO’s regional director for Europe, said a host of factors meant hospitals across the continent were likely to see an increase in the number of Covid-19 patients this autumn.The top official...

Covid-19 restrictions stopping mail service to Australia, New Zealand

Covid-19 travel restrictions and a reduction in international flights has resulted in Irish residents being unable to send or receive mail from Australia and New Zealand, An Post has said. “We, along with our fellow posts globally, have been wrestling with this issue since the start of the Covid crisis and hope soon to be able to restore services. However, it is impossible to gauge when that...

Brit Hume says White House press corps seem to be covering Trump, not virus, at COVID-19 briefings

Fox News political analyst Brit Hume said Tuesday that the White House press corps appears to be trying to make the presidential coronavirus briefings more about the president and less about the coronavirus.Hume told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that he senses a drastic shift in the conduct of the reporters compared to the years he spent as the White House correspondent for ABC News decades ago.He...

Canada’s COVID-19 response still ignores the innovative companies that could power a recovery

Article content continuedThere's a race. There’s a new currency, so to speak. It’s technologySuzanne Grant, Canadian Advanced Technology AllianceRestaurants and retailers come and go even in good times. Tech companies were driving employment growth before the crisis, and they will determine the speed of the recovery as the economy continues to go digital and governments and corporations...

Russian hackers behind recent cyber attacks against Canadian COVID-19 research organizations: CSE

Article contentOTTAWA – Canada’s digital spy agency says Russian intelligence services are behind recent cyber attacks attempting to steal information and intellectual property from Canadian research labs working on potential COVID-19 vaccines.In a statement published Thursday morning, CSE says that a well-known Russian hacker group known as APT29, “the Dukes” or “Cozy Bear” was...

Duke of Cambridge warns nation faces mental health ‘repercussions’ from Covid-19

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday - Friday plus breaking news updates The Duke of Cambridge has warned that society faces mental health "repercussions" from Covid-19, as the FA Cup Final was renamed after his Heads Up campaign to support football fans. William said he believes the epidemic, which has resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and left many people isolated by the...

Coronavirus live news: US Covid-19 deaths could reach 145,000 by August, study estimates | World news

An official in Afghanistan has warned that the country’s actual number of Covid-19 infections is higher than the official figures state. Meanwhile the war-torn nation is facing a lack of compressed oxygen for an increasing number of patients, while the health ministry detected 542 new cases on Tuesday amid a continued surge of transmission in the capital and Herat.Wahid Majroh, the deputy...