The deaths were linked either to COVID-19 or the pediatric inflammatory syndrome known as MIS-C , both of which are caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Also, 10% of the deaths were among infants and 70% were between ages 10 to 20. Just a quarter of the deaths were in people who were considered previously healthy. As per the study, three-quarters of the coronavirus-deaths have been of the people who had some underlying condition such as lung disease and obesity.
Mr Trump has accused Mr Biden of spreading "anti-vaccine rhetoric", while Mr Biden has emphasised that he will listen to scientists, not the president, regarding a vaccine's safety. "Under his leadership we had historic lows in unemployment, wages were growing, and then this pandemic came to no fault of our own and this president through his pro job policies is going to help us", said Stauber.
Premier Doug Ford has announced a tightening of restrictions in parts of the province in response to rising COVID-19 numbers. On Thursday, Ontario cabinet minister and Nepean MPP Lisa MacLeod announced that Ottawa would be getting three pop-up COVID-19 testing centres.
He elaborated on the largest case series of patients with influenza and SARS-CoV-2 co-infection: a series of 93 adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, where 49.5% had serologically diagnosed influenza infection. Every year, there's a seasonal flu that sweeps through the nation leaving many people hospitalized and now doctors are anxious about a double whammy.
Trump has continued to downplay the effectiveness of masks in spite of the recommendations of his own health exerts, mentioning Tuesday that waiters have struggled with their face coverings and do not like them. The vaccine itself will be free of charge, thanks to billions of dollars in taxpayer funding approved by Congress and allocated by the Trump administration.
The remaining 28 cases are located in Clare, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Mayo, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon and Westmeath. "It is now absolutely essential that people action public health advice and act as if they or those close to them are potentially infectious", he said.