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Georgia student suspended after posting a photo of a crowded school hallway says it was ‘good and necessary trouble’

[CNN] A viral photo showing students in a Georgia high school crowded in hallways and with few visible masks resulted in the sophomore who posted it being suspended, she said. Hannah Watters, a student at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, saw a photo of packed halls on the […]

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Africa reaches 1 million coronavirus cases

[FOX NEWS] South Africa is reporting over half of the continents coronavirus cases, experts fear severe under-reporting Africa has reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, but health experts believe the real figure could be far higher. The World Health Organization (WHO) called the significant number of new cases a “pivotal moment,” and is urging countries […]

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Illinois Reports 1,953 New Covid-19 Cases, 21 Deaths

[ABC NEWS] The number of daily cases Thursday is the highest since May 24, when 2,508 new cases were reported. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that the state’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases have reached 188,424, including 7,594 deaths. The deaths include: -Bond County: 1 female 60s-Cook County: 1 […]

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Dr. Fauci already worried about next coronavirus pandemic wave

[New York Post] As he continues to help steer the nation through the coronavirus outbreak, top infectious diseases doc Anthony Fauci says he has another worry on his mind — the next pandemic to hit humanity, according to a report. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

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Common colds train the immune system to recognize COVID-19

[Live Science, Shutterstock] This existing immune system “memory” may explain why some people have milder COVID-19 infections. Previous infections with common cold viruses can train the immune system to recognize SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study. This is the 3D atomic scale map or molecular […]

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How The U.S. Ranks On COVID-19 Deaths Per Capita — And By Case Count

[NPR] During an interview that aired on Axios on HBO on Monday night, President Trump was interviewed by journalist Jonathan Swan. One of the topics: the number of deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19. Swan noted that there are about 1,000 deaths a day in the United States. Trump responded that the U.S. “is […]

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The US sent Brazil millions of hydroxychloroquine doses. Months later, they’re still in storage

[CNN] Sao Paulo — It was the kind of gift that should have come with a return slip. The Trump administration’s donation of 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to Brazil — one of a handful of countries that still recommend the drug for Covid-19 — has been mostly untouched since arrival, Brazilian […]

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This CEO has flown 33 times and spent 160 nights away this year. Here’s his safety routine

[CNBC, iStock/Getty Images] Mika Manninen has been on the road for approximately 75% of 2020. As the CEO and co-founder of dairy-free yogurt brand Hälsa Foods, the Finnish native who now resides in Palm Beach, Florida, has taken 33 flights (including four abroad) and spent 160 nights in hotels in […]

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MLB calls off Cardinals-Brewers game due to positive coronavirus tests

[ESPN, AP] Two St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, resulting in Major League Baseball postponing Friday afternoon’s game at the Milwaukee Brewers, it was announced. The Cardinals said they learned about the positive tests late Thursday night and have instructed all players and staff to self-isolate in their hotel rooms […]

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Louie Gohmert, who refused to wear a mask, tests positive for coronavirus

[Politico, Getty Images] The Texas Republican received the diagnosis during a pre-screening procedure at the White House on Wednesday morning. Rep. Louie Gohmert — a Texas Republican who has been walking around the Capitol without a mask — has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to multiple sources. Gohmert was […]

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