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As COVID testing soars, wait times for results jump to a week — or...

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Elliot Truslow went to a CVS drugstore on June 15 in Tucson, Arizona, to get tested for the coronavirus. The drive-thru nasal swab test took less than 15 minutes.

Disney World reopens with plenty of room on Main Street, USA

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After 117 days, Disney World was back open Saturday to the general public after the coronavirus pandemic swiftly shut down the tourism capital of the planet.

EU lawmakers adopt regulation to allow COVID-19 vaccines developed more quickly

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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Friday adopted a new regulation that will allow European vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 to be developed more quickly, said the European Parliament.

Number of coronavirus cases worldwide tops 12 million — Johns Hopkins University

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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide crossed the 12-million benchmark, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Analysis: How a COVID-19 vaccine could cost Americans dearly

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Yes, of course, Americans’ health is priceless, and reining in a deadly virus that has trashed the economy would be invaluable.

Slovenia reduces cap on gatherings from 50 to 10

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The Slovenian government reduced on Wednesday the number of people allowed in public gatherings from 50 to 10 to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Florida hit with 9,989 new coronavirus cases as the death toll nears 4,000

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Florida’s Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed 9,989 additional cases of COVID-19, the fourth-highest single-day total recorded since the pandemic began in March. The state now has 223,783 confirmed cases.

New coronavirus projection predicts 208,000 U.S. deaths by November, says universal mask usage would...

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A newly released model predicts that a total of 208,000 Americans will have died from COVID-19 by Nov. 1.

Commentary: The shifting politics of face masks: Whose freedom is it?

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Congressional Republicans put out a clear message recently: Face masks are OK. You should wear one.

Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 172,000 in past day, WHO...

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More than 172,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on July 7, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 11.5 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Tuesday.

Fauci: Current coronavirus situation is ‘really not good’

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Though President Donald Trump has attempted to downplay the dangers of coronavirus as the reopened country sees a surge in new cases, the country’s top infectious disease expert sees a much more worrying situation.

Scalia says coronavirus economic recovery better than projected

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U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has been better than expected so far, and it won’t be necessary to extend an emergency unemployment program that ends this month.

MLB needs to address COVID-19 disclosure rules that leave Rays, others in a bad...

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To say the current plan for how teams have been left to deal with acknowledging players sidelined due to COVID-19 issues is a mess would be unfair — to past messes.

WHO reports record single-day surge in global COVID-19 cases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday reported 212,326 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

Florida breaks record with 11,458 new COVID-19 cases

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Saturday’s update on new confirmed COVID-19 cases from the Florida Department of Health reflected the state recorded a new single-day high, rocketing past previous peaks.

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