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 2021-09-27 06:43 

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Asian shares mixed as virus fears cloud economic outlook...

Asian shares were mixed Monday, as fears of further waves of coronavirus outbreaks clouded the economic outlook for the region, tempering gains. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was little changed in afternoon trading, inching up less than 0.1% to 30,254....

 2021-09-27 06:22 

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Thailand to further ease coronavirus restrictions...

Thailand will further ease its coronavirus restrictions later this week, the country's COVID-19 task force said on Monday. From Oct. 1, some more businesses, which include spas and cinemas, will be allowed to reopen in 29...

 2021-09-27 05:24 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

Australian authorities announced plans on Monday to gradually reopen locked-down Sydney, unveiling a two-tiered system that will give citizens inoculated for COVID-19 more freedoms than the unvaccinated for several weeks. Movement restrictions the most po...

 2021-09-27 04:20 

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Report: Students in New Mexico are far behind in learning due to coronavirus pandemic...

Report: Students in New Mexico are far behind in learning due to coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-09-26 15:30 

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Italy reports 44 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, 3,099 new cases...

ROME (Reuters) -Italy reported 44 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, compared with 50 the day before, the health ministry said, and the daily tally of new infections fell to 3,099 from 3,525. Italy has registered 130,697 deaths linked to COVID-19 since...

 2021-09-26 15:18 

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Alaska's Hospitals Struggle Amid a Worsening Outbreak...

Alaska, once a leader in vaccinating its citizens, is now in the throes of its worst coronavirus surge of the pandemic, as the delta variant rips through the state, swamping hospitals with patients. As of Thursday, the state was averaging 125 new cases a ...

 2021-09-26 13:43 

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US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids shots...

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expect...

 2021-09-26 06:29 

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UK counts on vaccines, 'common sense' to keep virus at bay...

For critics, that image encapsulates the flaw in the government's strategy, which has abandoned most pandemic restrictions and is banking on voluntary restraint and a high vaccination rate to curb the spread of the coronavirus. As winter approaches, b...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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More coronavirus treatments may be on the horizon...

One major tool that we've been missing in the coronavirus fight is a pill that people could take right after they've been diagnosed with the virus. It may not be that far off.Why it matters: An effective antiviral pill could prevent an infected pe...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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More virus, more risk, more social distancing...

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Chart: Will Chase/AxiosWhen the Delta variant caused coronavirus infections to spike over the summer, Americans began thinking of COVID as a larger risk and resumed social distancing.Stay on top of the latest market trends and econ...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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Long COVID: A disabling disease...

Millions of Americans are still suffering from a wide spectrum of symptoms long after they've recovered from their original coronavirus infections, and it's very unclear what the disease's trajectory is — or even how many people are affe...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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Our Covid destiny...

We're almost certainly going to have to live with the coronavirus, in some form, for the foreseeable future. But what that means will be shaped in large part by what we do now.Why it matters: More than half of the world — and a substantial porti...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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America has fallen behind on coronavirus vaccinations...

Data: Our World in Data; Chart: Will Chase/AxiosThe U.S. has fallen from the top of the world's list of most-vaccinated countries, largely due to the substantial percentage of Americans who don't want the vaccine. Get market news worthy of your ti...

 2021-09-25 15:23 

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Cuba kicks off COVID-19 vaccine exports with shipment to Vietnam...

Cuba said on Saturday it had exported its three-shot Abdala coronavirus vaccine for the first time, sending an initial shipment to Vietnam as part of a contract to supply five million doses to the Southeast Asian country. Scientists in the Communist-run i...

 2021-09-25 06:09 

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Israel says US booster plan supports its own aggressive push...

Israel is pressing ahead with its aggressive campaign of offering coronavirus boosters to almost anyone over 12 and says its approach was further vindicated by a U.S. decision to give the shots to older patients or those at higher risk. Israeli officials ...

 2021-09-25 04:01 

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Hawaii health officials issue guidelines on Pfizer boosters, but say 1st and 2nd doses remain top priority...

Sep. 25—Thousands of Hawaii residents who were fully vaccinated against the coronavirus with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are now eligible for booster shots, but the state Department of Health is urging that priority be given to those who still haven...

 2021-09-25 03:04 

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Could a daily pill become the biggest catalyst to finally ending the pandemic?...

Sep. 24—As millions of Americans remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus, health experts hope potential approvals of a number of different oral anti-viral pills — to be taken daily to treat coronavirus — become the final puzzle piece...

 2021-09-24 20:56 

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Knicks say they're fully vaccinated and eligible to play...

The New York Knicks' entire roster is vaccinated, making all the players eligible to play in their home games. Because of local coronavirus regulations in New York and San Francisco, the Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors are required to ...

 2021-09-24 20:08 

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Japan's leader says Olympics were 'symbol of global unity'...

At a U.N. General Assembly meeting packed with global gloom, Japan's outgoing leader highlighted what he cast as a moment of inspiration: the Tokyo Olympics, controversially held in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. "While humanity has been ...

 2021-09-24 17:55 

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How to stay COVID-free on your fall vacation: Plan and then plan some more...

As people plan fall trips, they're keeping an eye on rising COVID case numbers. And they're wondering: How do they keep coronavirus from coming along?...

 2021-09-24 17:46 

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White House says it expects millions of federal contractors to be vaccinated by Dec. 8...

The White House said in new guidance Friday that it expects millions of federal contractors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus no later than Dec. 8.Why it matters: Companies with federal contractors have been waiting for formal guidance from the Whi...

 2021-09-24 14:54 

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Supreme Court sets Barrett ceremonial swearing-in for Oct. 1...

The Supreme Court says it will hold a ceremonial swearing-in for Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 1, delayed by nearly a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. There was no word Friday whether former President Donald Trump and Melania Trump would be a...

 2021-09-24 12:56 

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COVID in England increasing fastest among children...

It comes after senior medics warned it is now 'inevitable' teenage school pupils will catch coronavirus....

 2021-09-24 12:32 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

South Korea has set a record for daily COVID-19 cases at 2,434, breaking the previous record set last month, as it grapples with a wave of infections that began in early July, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said Friday. The mortali...

 2021-09-24 10:39 

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The Latest: WHO endorses antibody treatment for some people...

The World Health Organization is recommending a pricey antibody treatment for certain coronavirus patients in the latest update to its guidelines for treating people with COVID-19. The new guidelines, published Friday in the journal BMJ, say the two antib...

 2021-09-24 10:32 

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Singapore to ramp up plans to handle 5,000 daily new COVID cases: Ong Ye Kung...

Singapore will start ramping up plans to be ready to handle 5,000 daily new COVID-19 cases, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (24 September), amid an ongoing coronavirus surge that is rising much quicker than projected....

 2021-09-24 04:01 

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Lamont pushing for legislature to renew coronavirus emergencies...
 2021-09-24 04:01 

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BVSD, SVVSD plan to spend latest round of federal coronavirus relief money...
 2021-09-23 22:41 

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Cobb County's coronavirus data for Thursday...

Sep. 23—Here's a look at Cobb County and state coronavirus numbers reported Thursday and how they compare to the day before. All information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health. As of Thursday, Wellstar Health System had 521 hospi...

 2021-09-23 22:41 

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East Cobb couple on founding a mask company in a pandemic...

Sep. 23—MARIETTA — Early in the pandemic, with supply chains snarled, American doctors and nurses wore garbage bags for gowns and reused their single-use surgical masks. It was a sign of the coronavirus' deadly force, the speed with which ...

 2021-09-23 21:38 

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Factbox-Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus...

A U.S. CDC advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and some adults with underlying medical conditions that put them at risk of severe disease. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS ...

 2021-09-23 15:19 

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No. 2 Georgia visits Vanderbilt looking to stay undefeated...

Vanderbilt is trying to snap a 13-game skid inside the Southeastern Conference after going 0-9 last season with an all-league schedule. Last year's game was canceled when Vanderbilt didn't have enough players because of the coronavirus pandemic. T...

 2021-09-23 14:44 

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Singapore reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases...

Singapore's health ministry reported 1,504 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. A recent rise in cases after the relaxation of some coronavirus measures has prompted Singapore to pause further reopening. Mor...

 2021-09-23 14:27 

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Some Argentines turn to unusual pandemic pets for comfort...

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula. As the new coronavirus began to circulate...

 2021-09-23 14:21 

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The jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself is crumbling...

Freezing temperatures force inmates to stuff old coronavirus face masks into vents to try to stop the cold air. Once hailed as a prototype for a new kind of federal jail and the most secure in the country, the Metropolitan Correctional Center has become a...

 2021-09-23 12:40 

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US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market's recovery, at least temporarily. Thursday's report from ...

 2021-09-23 12:39 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

French vaccine maker Valneva is expanding trials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate called VLA2001, and remains in talks with the European Commission over a potential contract, the company said on Thursday. Valneva's vaccine candidate, which relies on an...

 2021-09-23 11:51 

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro in isolation after minister tests positive for COVID at UN summit...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and members of his delegation that were in New York for the UN General Assembly were put in isolation after the country's health minister tested positive for coronavirus, according to the state health regulator.Wh...

 2021-09-23 10:36 

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Factbox - Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus...

* The European Medicines Agency (EMA) expects to decide in early October on the possible use of a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech, vaccine, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. * Ukraine tightened lockdown curbs, restricting larg...

 2021-09-23 10:18 

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Could COVID-19 precautions break the stigma and spread of lice? School nurses see promise...

Safety measures put in place to stop the coronavirus are upending some negative assumptions about head lice, according to school nurses....

 2021-09-23 10:17 

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Coronavirus: The 5 places in the UK where COVID is spreading fastest...

Coronavirus cases are growing in a quarter of areas in the UK, new data show....

 2021-09-23 09:25 

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North Georgia State Fair opens Thursday, with organizers expecting attendance records...

Sep. 23—MARIETTA — Only two things have been able to shutter Cobb's North Georgia State Fair: World War II and the coronavirus. The coronavirus proved the lesser foe. While the war put the fair on a several-year hiatus, it reopens at Jim M...

 2021-09-23 09:00 

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Some experts see signs of hope as COVID cases fall...

Data: N.Y. Times; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios New coronavirus cases are continuing to decline, and some experts are cautiously optimistic that the virus will continue to wane even into the fall and winter.The big picture: The next few months are highly unc...

 2021-09-23 02:12 

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Alaska, overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, adopts crisis standards for hospitals...

Alaska, which led most U.S. states in coronavirus vaccinations months ago, took the drastic step on Wednesday of imposing crisis-care standards for its entire hospital system, declaring that a crushing surge in COVID-19 patients has forced rationing of st...

 2021-09-23 02:11 

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S.Korea urges more testing over fear of holiday COVID-19 surge...

South Korean authorities warned people returning from a holiday to get tested even for the mildest COVID-19 type symptoms, especially before clocking in for work amid a new surge in coronavirus cases in and around the capital. The country, which has been ...

 2021-09-22 23:18 

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What It's Like To Co-Parent With An Anti-Vaxxer During COVID-19...

Plus, the advice divorce attorneys give parents clashing over the coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-09-22 20:14 

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Factbox-Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus...

Leaders from developing nations warned the U.N. General Assembly this week that COVID-19 vaccine hoarding by wealthy countries left the door open for the emergence of new coronavirus variants even as infections already increase in many places. DEATHS AND ...

 2021-09-22 19:02 

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Kern County under investigation after denying group COVID contract over support for defunding police...

Sep. 22—Kern County could end up paying dearly for an October decision by the Board of Supervisors to withhold a $1.2 million coronavirus contract from a nonprofit group that had voiced support for defunding police. The California Attorney General&#...

 2021-09-22 17:00 

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Biden ramps up vaccine diplomacy with promise to provide half million doses of Pfizer...

President Biden promised on Wednesday that his administration would buy 500,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, which it would then donate for distribution across the world....

 2021-09-22 12:33 

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now...

President Joe Biden will push world leaders on Wednesday to do more to curb the pandemic, and announce a U.S. pledge to buy 500 million more vaccine doses to donate to other countries. Holding a virtual summit to boost global vaccination rates, Biden hope...

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