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Diane Dodds: New economic recovery plan to build on our global successes of local firms in life and health sciences

59 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland has a burgeoning life and health sciences sector with a vibrant academic community, globally renowned companies and a uniquely integrated health and social...
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6 months after declaring the coronavirus a global health emergency, WHO director says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for the novel coronavirus

6 months after declaring the coronavirus a global health emergency, WHO director says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for the novel coronavirus

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

World Health Organization's director-general on Monday warned that there may never be a "silver bullet" for the coronavirus. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' statement comes six...
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10 best gaming gifts 2020

10 best gaming gifts 2020

15 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

What gift do you get the gamer in your life? Buy them a game and it's either the wrong one, they've already got it, they've completed it, or it's just so last month. GIFT...
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The Maryland county where Barron Trump attends school ordered private schools to stay closed until October, but the governor overrode the decision

The Maryland county where Barron Trump attends school ordered private schools to stay closed until October, but the governor overrode the decision

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday issued an emergency order to block the county where Barron Trump goes to school from banning private schools from opening for in-person...
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Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert issued stark warnings about the coronavirus' spread

Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert issued stark warnings about the coronavirus' spread

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump accused Dr. Deborah Birx of taking the "bait" after the health expert issued stark warnings about the pandemic following criticism from Nancy Pelosi. The...
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Bill Gates: What Joe Biden should do on his first day in office to stop the coronavirus, if he is elected

Bill Gates: What Joe Biden should do on his first day in office to stop the coronavirus, if he is elected

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I asked Bill Gates what he thought Joe Biden, if elected, should do about the coronavirus on January 21, his first day in office. Gates said Biden should listen to the experts...
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A pastor who told congregants not to be afraid of the coronavirus was hospitalized with COVID-19

A pastor who told congregants not to be afraid of the coronavirus was hospitalized with COVID-19

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A Catholic pastor has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation after writing several articles advising his congregants not to fear the virus. Washington, D.C. health...
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Healthcare startups just pulled in a record $18.1 billion. Meet the top 7 VC firms that placed the most bets

Healthcare startups just pulled in a record $18.1 billion. Meet the top 7 VC firms that placed the most bets

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Healthcare startups just had a record quarter, netting $18.1 billion from investors, CB Insights reported. Lots of cash flowed into companies in digital health, therapeutics...
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How Boston Scientific's 4-year digital transformation suddenly became 'business-line critical' during the pandemic

How Boston Scientific's 4-year digital transformation suddenly became 'business-line critical' during the pandemic

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Boston Scientific spent the last four years overhauling its IT department. The medical device manufacturer improved its hardware, pivoted to agile-like teams, and created new...
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Russia plans to start mass vaccination against coronavirus in October

Russia plans to start mass vaccination against coronavirus in October

21 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Russian health minister Mikhail Murashko said the country is planning mass vaccinations in October Russia will begin a mass immunisation campaign against coronavirus in two...
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‘Seinfeld' and ‘Dirty Harry' actor Reni Santoni dies aged 81

‘Seinfeld' and ‘Dirty Harry' actor Reni Santoni dies aged 81

Seinfield actor Reni Santoni has died at the age of 81, it has been reported. Santoni passed away on Saturday in hospice care in Los Angeles following years of health issues... Read more ...

6 months after declaring the coronavirus a global health emergency, WHO...

6 months after declaring the coronavirus a global health emergency, WHO director says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for the novel coronavirus

World Health Organization's director-general on Monday warned that there may never be a "silver bullet" for the coronavirus. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' statement comes six... Read more ...

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

The singer is said to be devastated by the loss of brother Rupert Read more ...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal Brexit fears

Department of Health officials sent a letter to medical suppliers urging them to 'replenish' their drug stock, ensuring they have at least six weeks of supplies in hand by... Read more ...

Former England flanker Tom Wood to miss start of the season after undergoing...

Former England flanker Tom Wood to miss start of the season after undergoing life-saving treatment

Former England flanker Tom Wood suffered a huge health scare last month after it was discovered he had a clot on the lung, his club Northampton Saints revealed on Monday. Read more ...

Heatwave to return with 37°C blast of sunshine expected later this week

Heatwave to return with 37°C blast of sunshine expected later this week

The weather's set to heat up at the end of the week Sun lovers have something special to look forward to at the end of the week, as the Met Office predicts that temperatures... Read more ...

Former Pope Benedict ‘seriously ill' after visiting dying brother

Former Pope Benedict ‘seriously ill' after visiting dying brother

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI pictured Munich Airport before returning to Rome in June The former pope, Benedict XVI, has reportedly become severely ill after travelling to... Read more ...

There might never be a ‘silver bullet' to beat coronavirus, WHO chief warns

There might never be a ‘silver bullet' to beat coronavirus, WHO chief warns

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned countries not to rely on a vaccine being developed The head of the World Health Organisation has warned that scientists may never find a... Read more ...

Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert...

Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert issued stark warnings about the coronavirus' spread

President Donald Trump accused Dr. Deborah Birx of taking the "bait" after the health expert issued stark warnings about the pandemic following criticism from Nancy Pelosi. The... Read more ...

Matt Hancock says new 90-minute coronavirus tests could be used in schools

Matt Hancock says new 90-minute coronavirus tests could be used in schools

The Health Secretary said the new tests were a 'big step forward' as No10 insisted full reopening of schools would go ahead in September - despite fears of a second wave Read more ...