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Loxley House gives patients their first COVID-19 shots

GENERAL practitioners in Bathurst are now able to vaccinate residents against COVID-19. On Monday, Loxley House Family Practice’s Dr Vidya Murugiah administered the facility’s first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to Stuart Simmons. The 72-year-old said he felt a responsibility to get the vaccine now that it is available and he is eligible. “I think… Read More »

Washington state sees first Brazil coronavirus variant case: health officials

Health officials in Washington state have confirmed the state’s first case of a worrisome coronavirus variant that was first identified in Brazil late last year.  The variant, scientifically known as P.1., was confirmed by the UW Medicine Virology Lab, which identified the mutation in a COVID-19 test sample from King County, according to a news… Read More »

England’s Covid infection rate is now LOWER than Scotland’s for the first time since April

England’s Covid infection rate is now lower than Scotland’s for the first time since APRIL as cases drop by a third in a week, official data shows amid calls from Tory MPs for No10 to relax lockdown restrictions sooner Department of Health data shows England has 61 cases per 100,000, but in Scotland it is… Read More »

South Africa Covid variant detected for the first time in New York patient, Cuomo says

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andy Kelly | Reuters Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that a Covid-19 variant first identified in South Africa has reached New York. The governor said at a press conference… Read More »