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Leading medical groups urge Trump to share Covid data with Biden to ‘save countless lives’

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Nov. 17, 2020, 7:41 AM EST / Updated Nov. 17, 2020, 5:08 PM ESTBy Geoff Bennett, Kristen Welker, Dareh Gregorian and Rebecca Shabad WASHINGTON — Top officials from organizations representing American hospitals, doctors and nurses are calling on President Donald Trump to share critical Covid-19 data with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team “as soon as possible” to “save countless lives.” In a letter […]

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British prime minister is self-isolating after Covid-19 exposure

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From CNN’s Radina Gigova and Max Foster  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19, a Downing Street spokesperson said Sunday. “The prime minister has today been notified by NHS Test and Trace that he is required to self-isolate as a contact of someone who has tested […]

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Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter

Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter

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Publishedduration1 Septemberimage copyrightEPAimage captionOfficials say Lampedusa is experiencing an increase in migrant arrivalsA migrant woman who tested positive for coronavirus has given birth on board a helicopter while being airlifted to hospital from an over-crowded holding centre on Italy’s Lampedusa island.Italy says it has seen an increase in migrant arrivals this year.A rescue ship was…

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca

By 2 months ago

The total number of active cases remains at a standstill compared to Monday.Three of the new cases announced Tuesday are in the Regina area, two are in the north central region, one is in the Saskatoon area and the other is in the south central zone.  (CBC)Seven more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in…

U.S. Records Smallest Daily Increase in Coronavirus Cases in a Week – The Wall Street Journal U.S. Records Smallest Daily Increase in Coronavirus Cases in a Week – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Records Smallest Daily Increase in Coronavirus Cases in a Week – The Wall Street Journal

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The U.S. surpassed six million confirmed coronavirus cases as August came to a close, capping a month during which the spread of the virus slowed in some hot spots but deaths across the country climbed. The six million mark came roughly three weeks after the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached five million. That reflects…

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Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business

Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business

By 2 months ago

The pandemic has aggravated the housing market’s longstanding lack of supply, creating a historic shortage of homes for sale. Buyers are accelerating purchase plans or considering homeownership for the first time, rushing to get more living space as many Americans anticipate working from home for a while. Many potential sellers, meanwhile, are keeping their homes…

‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’ ‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’

‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’

By 2 months ago

Image copyright Sarah Dahia My Money is a series looking at how people spend their money – and the sometimes tough decisions they have to make. Here, Sarah Dahia from Australia takes us through a week in her life during the coronavirus pandemic.Sarah was born in the UK and now lives in Sydney, having moved…

Romanian mayor wins election two weeks after Covid-related death Romanian mayor wins election two weeks after Covid-related death

Romanian mayor wins election two weeks after Covid-related death

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Publishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionA photo and obituary for Ion Aliman in DeveseluA Romanian mayor who died from coronavirus complications has secured a landslide victory in local elections.Ion Aliman won a third term as mayor of Deveselu, a village in southern Romania, securing 64% of the vote.Officials said his name was already printed on ballots…

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Coronavirus Trump blames blue states for coronavirus death toll Coronavirus Trump blames blue states for coronavirus death toll

Coronavirus Trump blames blue states for coronavirus death toll

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The president on Wednesday blamed blue states for the country’s coronavirus death toll and said that if those states were removed from consideration, the U.S. toll would be substantially lower. The panel discusses.Sept. 17, 2020

Coronavirus Elizabeth Warren feels ‘deep down fury’ on Trump downplaying coronavirus Coronavirus Elizabeth Warren feels ‘deep down fury’ on Trump downplaying coronavirus

Coronavirus Elizabeth Warren feels ‘deep down fury’ on Trump downplaying coronavirus

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Joy Reid asks Sen. Elizabeth Warren how she felt with new revelations that President Donald Trump downplayed the dangers of the coronavirus. Warren said, “It is a deep down fury … I must share what 190,000 other families share and that is, could it have been my brother who would have been saved?”Sept. 10, 2020

Coronavirus Surgeon general announces pharmacists can administer coronavirus vaccine when distributed Coronavirus Surgeon general announces pharmacists can administer coronavirus vaccine when distributed

Coronavirus Surgeon general announces pharmacists can administer coronavirus vaccine when distributed

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During a Senate hearing on vaccines, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has approved pharmacists to administer the coronavirus vaccine when it is available to the public. Adams also spoke about the relationship between vaccines and social justice.Sept. 9, 2020

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Coronavirus Podcast: The child care tax on America’s economy Coronavirus Podcast: The child care tax on America’s economy

Coronavirus Podcast: The child care tax on America’s economy

By 2 months ago

President Trump paid no federal income tax in 10 of the past 15 years, and just $750 in 2016 and 2017, according to a new report from the New York Times. He also is reported to have hundreds of millions of dollars in outstanding debts, most of which would come due during a second term.Axios…

Coronavirus Federal judge rules Trump administration can’t end census early Coronavirus Federal judge rules Trump administration can’t end census early

Coronavirus Federal judge rules Trump administration can’t end census early

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A federal judge ruled late Thursday that the Trump administration could not end the 2020 census a month early.Why it matters: The decision states that an early end — on Sept. 30, instead of Oct. 31 — would likely produce inaccuracies and thus impact political representation and government funding around the country.The judge in the U.S. District…

New Coronavirus Cases Rise in USA Despite Slowdown in Testing… New Coronavirus Cases Rise in USA Despite Slowdown in Testing…

New Coronavirus Cases Rise in USA Despite Slowdown in Testing…

By 2 months ago

Governors in parts of the U.S. took cautious steps toward reopening, as the U.S. reported more than 34,000 new coronavirus cases.Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday said the state would move into the next phase of its reopening plan Friday, while Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said improving metrics in some counties near Chicago could…

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Boris Johnson Introduces New Covid-19 Restrictions to Curb Second Wave in the U.K. – The Wall Street Journal Boris Johnson Introduces New Covid-19 Restrictions to Curb Second Wave in the U.K. – The Wall Street Journal

Boris Johnson Introduces New Covid-19 Restrictions to Curb Second Wave in the U.K. – The Wall Street Journal

By 2 months ago

LONDON—British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a series of new coronavirus restrictions for England, including earlier pub-closing times, as his government tries to quell a second wave of infections while avoiding another economically damaging nationwide lockdown.In an address to Parliament, Mr. Johnson unveiled both tightening and tougher enforcement of social-distancing rules, with fines of up…

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