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 2021-10-20 03:19 

Idaho Statesman

MacKinnon clears COVID protocols, could play for Avs at Caps...

Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and could make his season debut Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. MacKinnon tested positive for the coronavirus last week ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-20 03:19 

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Russia hits another record of daily coronavirus deaths...

Russia registered another daily record of coronavirus deaths Tuesday as rapidly surging infection rates raised pressure on the country's health care system and prompted the government to suggest declaring a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-19 21:53 

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How well do Pfizer COVID vaccines protect kids from hospitalization? CDC has good news...

Early controlled clinical trials showed the two-dose Pfizer coronavirus vaccine offered strong protection against COVID-19 hospitalization in children, but little has been known about how well the shots work in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-19 10:43 

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Nebraska launches ad campaign with $10M in CARES Act cash...

Nebraska is launching a new, $10 million ad campaign using federal coronavirus relief money to try to lure people from other states and fill jobs amid a severe worker shortage, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-19 07:20 

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Asian stocks higher as investors watch corporate earnings...

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher as investors waited for U.S. corporate results Tuesday to see how companies are coping with supply disruptions and the past quarter's surge in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-19 04:14 

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New Zealand hits virus high, pushes vaccination as way out...

New Zealand counted its most new coronavirus cases of the pandemic Tuesday as an outbreak in its largest city grew and officials urged vaccinations as a way out of Auckland's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-19 03:15 

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Parents protest California COVID vaccine mandate for kids...

More than a thousand people crowded the front steps of the California Capitol on Monday to protest Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to require all children to get the coronavirus vaccine ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 17:05 

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan tapes Netflix special in Minneapolis...

MINNEAPOLIS — Plenty of comics these days are reflecting on the coronavirus. But it's hard to imagine anyone is doing it better than Jim Gaffigan. The veteran stand-up showed why ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 15:54 

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Colin Powell was vaccinated but died from COVID. Here's why the rare event is possible...

Coronavirus vaccines were designed to prevent severe COVID-19, including the need for hospitalization, and death — even in the presence of the highly infectious delta variant. But to many's surprise, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 09:00 

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'It will only intensify': Inflation spikes lead to rising voter concerns. Will Biden be blamed?...

Democrats and Republicans alike have long expected next year's midterm elections to hinge on the state of the coronavirus pandemic, the job market and former President Donald Trump's influence on ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 06:30 

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Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success...

Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 04:11 

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China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown...

China's economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets. The world's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-18 00:32 

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Savannah OKs marathon for runners with vaccine or virus test...

Officials in Georgia have decided the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon can proceed as planned next month as long as runners show they're vaccinated against the coronavirus or recently tested negative. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-17 15:18 

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Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aid...

At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-17 12:18 

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The Latest: Another record in Russia's daily virus numbers...

Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-17 09:59 

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Russia sees highest daily new COVID case number...

Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-16 12:33 

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Right on Cue: NBA finds high-tech option for virus testing...

If so inclined, an NBA player could now test himself for the coronavirus and get results on his phone in no more than 20 minutes. And the league is convinced ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-16 01:27 

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California judge tentatively rejects cutting inmate crowding...

A Northern California judge tentatively ruled Friday that state prison officials acted with deliberate indifference when they caused a deadly coronavirus outbreak at one of the world's most famous prisons ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-15 12:36 

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Protests greet debut of Italy's workplace COVID pass rule...

Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect Friday, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-15 11:17 

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Coronavirus weekly need-to-know: Moderna boosters, flu shots, hand sanitizer & more...

Each week, we offer you a roundup of our noteworthy coronavirus coverage. More than 44.7 million people in the United States have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Friday ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-15 09:00 

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Schools are the focus of COVID policy fight. How Biden administration is responding...

The Biden administration has thrust itself into the center of the heated debate over school mask mandates with actions aimed at shielding school boards from threats of violence and intimidation ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-15 07:18 

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Russia struggles to meet global orders for Sputnik V vaccine...

Esperita Garca de Perez got her first vaccination against COVID-19 in May. That, along with her Catholic faith, made her feel better protected against the virus, and she had hoped ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-15 07:05 

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The Latest: Sri Lanka begins vaccinating 18-19 age group...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka is vaccinating 18- and 19-year-olds against the coronavirus as it expands the shots to students. After beginning with older people, Sri Lanka has now ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-14 17:01 

Idaho Statesman

Dad of 5 dies of COVID days after virus claims his wife's life in Virginia...

A Virginia dad who "treasured" his children was hospitalized the same day his wife died of COVID-19. Two weeks later, 48-year-old Kevin Mitchem was also gone, leaving behind the couple's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-14 10:40 

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The Latest: Hungary reports 5-month high in new daily cases...

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Hungary recorded its highest daily number of new COVID-19 cases in five months Thursday amid a spike in coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations. Officials reported 1,141 new cases, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-14 06:13 

Idaho Statesman

Neo-fascists exploit 'no-vax' rage, posing dilemma for Italy...

An extreme-right party's violent exploitation of anger over Italy's coronavirus restrictions is forcing authorities to wrestle with the country's fascist legacy and fueling fears there could be a replay of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-14 04:24 

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What's the latest advice on the type of mask I should wear?...

What's the latest advice on the type of mask I should wear? It depends on your situation, but health officials say it should cover your nose and mouth, and fit ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-13 10:00 

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Coronavirus casualty: Nearly 500 Idaho children lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19...

When Javier Castaneda, the principal of Heritage Community Charter School in Caldwell, died of COVID-19 last month at the age of 48, he left behind seven children. Natalie Rise, a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-13 06:34 

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The AP Interview: James Shaw wants climate talks to deliver...

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that humans are very good at responding to an immediate crisis, says New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw. But when it comes to dealing ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-12 14:29 

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COVID claims lives of football coach, school worker days apart, Tennessee district says...

Two Tennessee school district workers died of COVID-19 within days of each other, officials said. Garry Mooney, a 51-year-old history teacher and assistant football coach for the Smyrna High School ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-12 13:18 

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Kaiser Permanente hit by strike votes in California, Oregon...

More than 24,000 nurses and other health-care workers at Kaiser Permanente in California and Oregon have overwhelmingly authorized a strike, threatening to walk out over pay and working conditions strained ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-12 12:37 

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The Latest: Russia registers another record in daily deaths...

MOSCOW — Russia has registered another record number of daily coronavirus deaths as it faces a rapid surge of contagion amid low vaccination rates. The government coronavirus task force reported ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-12 01:25 

Idaho Statesman

California coronavirus death count tops 70,000 as cases fall...

California's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-11 23:51 

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Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers confirmed Monday in Washington state...

The Washington state Department of Health reported 6,537 new COVID-19 cases and 42 deaths over the weekend. As of Monday, statewide totals from the illness caused by the coronavirus are ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-11 05:44 

Idaho Statesman

Asian shares mostly higher despite lingering energy worries...

Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday despite persisting worries about the region's energy crunch and coronavirus infections. Benchmarks in Japan and China rose in early trading, while South Korean ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-11 05:05 

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New Zealand's doctors and teachers must soon be vaccinated...

Most of New Zealand's health care workers and teachers will soon be legally required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, the government announced Monday. A new mandate compels doctors, pharmacists, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-10 16:26 

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Mississippi Book Festival goes online amid COVID concerns...

The Mississippi Book Festival is being shown online after the in-person event was canceled because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers say videos of 31 panel discussions have been ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-10 16:25 

Idaho Statesman

Seifu Tura Abdiwak wins 2021 Chicago Marathon...

Seifu Tura Abdiwak of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya won Sunday in the return of the Chicago Marathon, which was scrapped last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abdiwak, who ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-10 10:00 

Idaho Statesman

Red states have limited options for fighting Biden's vaccine rules...

As Montana intensive care units fill with critically ill, mostly unvaccinated COVID-19 patients, hospital leaders there are caught between two laws that dictate whether they can require their employees to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 17:28 

Idaho Statesman

Irving could join Nets at practice after ruling from city...

Kyrie Irving could join the Brooklyn Nets at practice this weekend after a ruling that their practice facility doesn't fall under a New York coronavirus vaccination mandate. The Nets were ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 15:37 

Idaho Statesman

The Latest: Cruise ships return to San Francisco on Monday...

SAN FRANCISCO — Cruise ships are returning to San Francisco after a 19-month hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor London Breed announced the Majestic Princess will sail into ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 15:23 

Idaho Statesman

Nevada among last states to add rapid tests to virus tally...

Nevada this week became one of the last states to publicly report rapid antigen tests as part of its coronavirus tallies — a move that experts said could provide a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 10:04 

Idaho Statesman

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT...

Russians flock to Serbia for Western-made COVID-19 vaccines BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When Russian regulators approved the country's own coronavirus vaccine, it was a moment of national pride, and the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 09:07 

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The Latest: Nevada lowers virus case rates with FEMA teams...

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada's governor says a decrease in coronavirus case rates and an increase in vaccinations is partly due to a nearly two-month deployment of federal emergency management "surge ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 07:32 

Idaho Statesman

EXPLAINER: Why do Iraq's elections matter to the world?...

Iraq's elections on Sunday come with enormous challenges: Iraq's economy has been battered by years of conflict, endemic corruption and more recently, the coronavirus pandemic. State institutions are failing, the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-09 06:24 

Idaho Statesman

Russians flock to Serbia for Western-made COVID-19 vaccines...

When Russian regulators approved the country's own coronavirus vaccine, it was a moment of national pride, and the Pavlov family was among those who rushed to take the injection. But ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-08 16:21 

Idaho Statesman

20-year-old wished he got the vaccine before COVID killed him, Kansas mom says...

Before Tyler Blaylock died of COVID-19, his mom said he wished he had been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Tyler's whole family wishes that, too. He died following his bout with ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-08 12:20 

Idaho Statesman

Coronavirus deaths in Russia hit new record...

Russia's daily coronavirus death toll hit a new record on Friday amid the country's sluggish vaccination rate and the government's reluctance to tighten restrictions. Russia's state coronavirus task force reported ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-08 11:18 

Idaho Statesman

Coronavirus weekly need-to-know: J&J booster shots, pregnancy breakthrough cases & more...

Each week, we offer you a roundup of our noteworthy coronavirus coverage. More than 44.1 million people in the United States have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Friday ... Click to Continue...

 2021-10-08 09:12 

Idaho Statesman

Top English cricket official quits after a turbulent year...

The top official in English cricket quit on Thursday, saying the decision was taken for his wellbeing because the demands of the job during the coronavirus pandemic have "taken a ... Click to Continue...

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