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5 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

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Five more U.S. soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the lingering worry about the virus spread here, the U.S. Forces Korea said Monday.

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 990,000 — Johns Hopkins University

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The United States remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with 7,065,019 cases and 204,249 deaths, making up more than 20 percent of the global death toll.

Next week, Maryland starts ban on foam containers for carryout food. Not everyone is...

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to shift much restaurant dining from eat-in to takeout, Maryland next week becomes the first state in the nation to ban the familiar foam containers used to carry home everything from crab cakes to curries.

Some parents are sending kids with COVID-19 to class. What can schools do about...

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School officials across the country are sharing in frustration, disbelief, and worry over a problem many didn’t anticipate when reopening America’s classrooms — parents deliberately sending their COVID-19-infected kids to class.

California worries about sign of second COVID-19 wave

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California's top health official said that the latest data of COVID-19 in the state was worrisome since it could be an early sign showing a "second wave" of the virus is coming.

Virginia governor and his wife test positive for coronavirus

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and his wife, Pamela Northam, have tested positive for COVID-19 and will isolate themselves for 10 days, the governor’s office said Friday.

San Francisco mayor announces expanded COVID-19 support for Latino community

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced an expanded coronavirus-related support scheme for the city's Latino community, a group that has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

Fauci to FDA: ‘I got your back’ on COVID-19 vaccine safety standards

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The federal government’s top infectious disease official attempted to reassure the public Thursday that he’ll support safety standards set by federal officials for any COVID-19 vaccines and their work won’t be swayed by politics.

Mayo Clinic Q And A: Who should have a bone density test?

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Most young, healthy people do not need a bone density test. But as you age, your risk for osteoporosis increases because bone density tends to decrease as people grow older.

70% of imported KN95 masks fail US filtration standards, study finds

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Up to 70% of KN95 masks do not meet the U.S. standards for effectiveness, according to a new study by ECRI, a Pennsylvania-based patient safety organization.

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 200,000 — Johns Hopkins University

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With the national caseload topping 6.8 million, the death toll across the United States rose to 200,005.

COVID-19 aftermath comparable to post-World War II challenges, UN head says

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The coronavirus pandemic has become a turning point for mankind, comparable to the year 1945 when World War II ended and the UN was established.

COVID-19 then and now: 6 reasons why death rates are improving

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The sickest coronavirus patients can live for weeks with a gripping headache, profound nausea, burning lungs, malaise, cough and waves of pain in their bones. They may be tethered to a breathing machine.

Argentina reports 622,934 COVID-19 cases, 12,799 deaths

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Argentine reported 9,276 cases of COVID-19 and 143 deaths over the past 24 hours, taking its national count to 622,934 cases and 12,799 deaths, the Health Ministry said.

Trump contradicts CDC, pledges 100 million vaccines in 2020

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President Donald Trump touted vaccine distribution plans in a news conference and pledged 100 million vaccine doses by the year’s end, a promise that contradicts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most optimistic projections.

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Fauci to FDA: ‘I got your back’ on COVID-19 vaccine safety...

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The federal government’s top infectious disease official attempted to reassure the public Thursday that he’ll support safety standards set by federal officials for any COVID-19 vaccines and their work won’t be swayed by politics.