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Coronavirus first case: Bombshell virus find in Italian sewers

Coronavirus first case: Bombshell virus find in Italian sewers

Scientists in Italy have found traces of the new coronavirus in wastewater collected from Milan and Turin in December 2019 – suggesting COVID-19 was already circulating in northern Italy before China reported the first cases.The Italian National Institute of Health looked at 40 sewage samples collected from wastewater treatment plants in northern Italy between October…

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ACT records first new coronavirus case in more than a month

ACT records first new coronavirus case in more than a month

The ACT has recorded its first new case of coronavirus in more than a month — bringing the total number of known cases in the territory to 108.Key points:ACT Health said the newly confirmed case had recently returned from overseasThe man is aged in his 40s and has been in quarantine since his arrivalChief Health…

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First coronavirus case found in Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camps

First coronavirus case found in Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camps

The novel coronavirus has been detected in one of the camps in southern Bangladesh that are home to more than a million Rohingya refugees, officials said. An ethnic Rohingya refugee and a local person tested positive for COVID-19, a senior Bangladeshi official and a United Nations spokeswoman said on Thursday. It was the first confirmed…

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First Covid-19 case in France ‘was in December’

First Covid-19 case in France ‘was in December’

Updated / Tuesday, 5 May 2020 07:51 The golden statues of the Trocadero esplanade, in front of the Eiffel Tower, in Paris The first patient with Covid-19 in France appeared at the end of December, a month before the first case was confirmed, according to an intensive care chief. The novel coronavirus first appeared in…

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FDA approves first at-home coronavirus test

FDA approves first at-home coronavirus test

Live Watch CBSN Live New COVID-19 testing revealed that the first coronavirus fatality happened at least three weeks earlier than the reported Washington state death on February 29. Though the current U.S. death toll is over 45,000, the actual number is feared to be much higher because of a shortage of testing kits. Soon, first…

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First NHS staff testing site opens in Northern Ireland

First NHS staff testing site opens in Northern Ireland

Around 100 health workers were at tested for Covid-19 at the first NHS staff testing centre in Belfast. The facility at the SSE Arena opened yesterday and complements testing being carried out by Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland.  It is part of the UK-wide NHS initiative on staff testing in which Randox and…

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Diarrhea first sign of coronavirus in some patients, study finds

Diarrhea first sign of coronavirus in some patients, study finds

Some patients with COVID-19 experience gastrointestinal symptoms, particularly diarrhea, as the first sign of illness, according to a new study.Among this subset of patients – who have mild disease overall – respiratory symptoms show up only later in the illness, and some never develop respiratory symptoms at all, the authors said.NEW YORK SURPASSES CHINA'S OFFICIAL COUNT IN CORONAVIRUS…

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