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 2021-09-27 09:15 

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

Global shares are mixed as fears of further waves of coronavirus outbreaks cloud the economic outlook, tempering gains...

 2021-09-26 22:35 

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The Latest: Report: LA County police, fire saw 211 outbreaks...

Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic...

 2021-09-26 13:55 

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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 every American who qualifies...

 2021-09-26 06:30 

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

Britain's Conservative government is hoping a combination of relatively high vaccination rates and common-sense behavior will keep a lid on coronavirus infections this fall and winter and avoid the need for restrictive measures...

 2021-09-25 21:17 

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Coronavirus: Ferret in Florida tests positive for COVID-19...

Florida's Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory performed the ferret's test, and authorities suspect that a human infected the animal....

 2021-09-25 20:13 

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Coronavirus: Texas Rep. Brian Babin tests positive...

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin of Texas announced Saturday that he tested positive for COVID-19....

 2021-09-25 16:49 

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Coronavirus: Federal judge temporarily blocks NYC school vaccine mandate...

A federal appeals court on Friday night temporarily blocked New York City's vaccine mandate for public school employees....

 2021-09-24 22:15 

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COVID at the UN: One topic, used to make many points...

Unsurprisingly, the coronavirus pandemic was THE talking point at the United Nations General Assembly this week — serving as projection, promotional tool and proxy for other pressing issues put forward by world leaders in their signature annual addr...

 2021-09-24 21:05 

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The Latest: Group files civil rights complaint against Idaho...

An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over state crisis standards of care guidelines for hospitals overwhelmed amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-09-24 20:20 

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Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing...

An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over state crisis standards of care guidelines for hospitals overwhelmed amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2021-09-24 17:44 

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Masks in schools: CDC releases new data to support school masking rules to prevent COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released more recommendations for masks in schools with data that backs up its position that masks work to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

 2021-09-24 17:40 

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EXPLAINER: Who's eligible for Pfizer booster shots in US?...

Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus...

 2021-09-24 16:10 

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Milan Fashion Week: Prada deconstructs luxe evening wear...

Prada returned to the live runway for the first time since February 2020, when Italy detected its first locally transmitted cases of the coronavirus...

 2021-09-24 14:55 

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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...

 2021-09-24 13:00 

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The Latest: Norway to ease most coronavirus restrictions...

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg says most of the national coronavirus restrictions in the Scandinavian country will be eased...

 2021-09-24 11:05 

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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...

 2021-09-24 01:40 

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The Latest: South Korea reports biggest daily virus jump...

South Korea has reported its biggest daily jump in coronavirus since the start of the pandemic as people returned from the country's biggest holiday of the year...

 2021-09-23 20:55 

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The Latest: Florida school district gets cash over mask vote...

A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate...

 2021-09-23 19:10 

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1st Florida school district gets US cash for virus mask vote...

A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate...

 2021-09-23 14:45 

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The Latest: Novavax asks vaccine be granted emergency use...

The pharmaceutical company Novavax and the Serum Institute of India say they've submitted an application to the World Health Organization for their coronavirus vaccine to be granted an emergency use listing...

 2021-09-23 13:20 

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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...

 2021-09-23 11:05 

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The Latest: Vaccines to be required for Albania lawmakers...

Albania's Parliament has decided to make the coronavirus vaccination mandatory for all lawmakers...

 2021-09-23 05:00 

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Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?...

The delta variant is causing a surge in infections among kids in the U.S. and elsewhere, but experts say there are no strong signs yet that it is causing more severe disease for young patients...

 2021-09-23 02:45 

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The Latest: Australian state has pandemic high in new cases...

The Australian state of Victoria is reporting its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began as an outbreak in the city of Melbourne continues to grow...

 2021-09-23 00:30 

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Coronavirus: FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for older, at-risk Americans...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday amended the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to allow a single booster for people older than 65 and for people who are at risk....

 2021-09-23 00:15 

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The Latest: Michigan passes 1 million coronavirus cases...

Michigan has recorded more than 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic...

 2021-09-22 21:40 

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The Latest: W.Va. cuts vaccination figure after count glitch...

West Virginia's coronavirus vaccination figures have been sharply lowered after officials discovered that numbers from a federal contractor had been double counted...

 2021-09-22 21:01 

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Coronavirus: Rev. Jesse Jackson released from Chicago facility...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was discharged from a Chicago facility on Wednesday after receiving therapy for Parkinson's disease while he recovered from COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 20:25 

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Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Fed plans to announce as early as November that it will start withdrawing the extraordinary support it unleased after the coronavirus paralyzed the economy 18 months ago...

 2021-09-22 13:19 

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Apple Wallet update will allow digital COVID-19 vaccination card...

As Apple is getting to roll out the latest iOS update, there's one that will make life a little more convenient amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-09-22 12:10 

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The Latest: UK to give 1M doses to South Korea in shot swap...

Britain's government has announced plans to share more than a million doses of coronavirus vaccine with South Korea in a "vaccine swap."...

 2021-09-22 11:05 

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Coronavirus: Biden to double purchase of vaccines to share globally, report says...

President Joe Biden plans to announce that the U.S. government will buy 1 billion doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to share with other countries double the amount he had originally planned to purchase....

 2021-09-22 07:00 

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Ravaged by war, Syrian rebel area struggles with virus surge...

Coronavirus cases are surging to the worst levels of the pandemic in a rebel stronghold in Syria...

 2021-09-22 03:05 

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The Latest: Chinese city shuts down over new outbreak worry...

Officials in the northeast China city of Harbin say national level health officials have been sent to the city to deal with what may be a coronavirus outbreak...

 2021-09-22 02:52 

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Coronavirus: Former NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos home after battling COVID-19 in hospital for weeks...

Former NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos confirmed Tuesday that he is finally home after being hospitalized in the intensive-care unit for weeks with COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 02:35 

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ADB: Asia below pre-pandemic levels as variants slow rebound...

The Asian Development Bank has lowered its outlook for economic growth in developing Asia to reflect renewed coronavirus outbreaks as variants spread, prompting governments to restore or keep in place their pandemic precautions...

 2021-09-22 01:45 

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China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics...

China's "zero tolerance" strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country where the virus first was detected in late 2019 largely free of the disease...

 2021-09-22 00:35 

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China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics...

China's "zero tolerance" strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country where the virus first was detected in late 2019 largely free of the disease...

 2021-09-21 23:50 

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The Latest: California virus spread lower than other states...

California is seeing lower coronavirus transmission than other U.S. states as virus cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 decline following a summer surge...

 2021-09-21 23:20 

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California now has nation's lowest virus transmission rate...

California is seeing lower coronavirus transmission than other U.S. states as virus cases and hospitalizations decline following a summer surge...

 2021-09-21 20:50 

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The Latest: CDC study says COVID-19 can spread in vaccinated...

A new study of Texas prison inmates provides more evidence that coronavirus can spread even in groups where most people are vaccinated...

 2021-09-21 16:01 

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Alcohol banned at beach on St. Simons Island to discourage Florida-Georgia party...

Officials are banning alcohol at a Georgia beach for the weekend of the Georgia-Florida football matchup, hoping to discourage big crowds amid a high rate of coronavirus infections....

 2021-09-21 14:40 

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The Latest: China keeps coronavirus at bay ahead of Olympics...

China's "zero tolerance" strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country of 1.4 billion people largely free of the disease...

 2021-09-21 13:35 

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OECD urges rich nations to share vaccines to even-up growth...

A leading international economic watchdog is urging developed countries to put more effort into providing low-income countries with coronavirus vaccines in order to ensure that the global recovery from the pandemic is more even...

 2021-09-21 11:40 

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J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response...

Johnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose...

 2021-09-21 11:35 

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The Latest: J&J: Booster dose provides strong response...

Johnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose...

 2021-09-21 10:52 

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Coronavirus: Johnson & Johnson says booster shot 94% effective against symptomatic COVID-19...

Johnson & Johnson says new data shows a booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine was 94% effective against symptomatic COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 09:55 

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Trudeau's party wins Canada vote but fails to get majority...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has secured victory in parliamentary elections but failed to get the majority he wanted in a vote that focused on the coronavirus pandemic but that many Canadians saw as unnecessary...

 2021-09-21 04:15 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics...

China's "zero tolerance" strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country where the virus first was detected in late 2019 largely free of the disease...

 2021-09-21 03:20 

WJAX-TV

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The Latest: March protests Australia state's vaccine mandate...

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched in the streets of Australia's second-largest city to protest mandatory coronavirus vaccine rules in the construction industry...

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