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Revved by Sturgis Rally, COVID-19 infections move fast, far
World

Revved by Sturgis Rally, COVID-19 infections move fast, far

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The hundreds of thousands of bikers who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may have departed…
As uncertainty threatens US growth, Fed seeks more firepower
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As uncertainty threatens US growth, Fed seeks more firepower

(Reuters) – A year ago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned fellow central bankers of the significant risks posed by…
Gaza reports first COVID-19 cases in general population, declares lockdown
Middle East

Gaza reports first COVID-19 cases in general population, declares lockdown

GAZA (Reuters) – Gaza reported its first cases of COVID-19 in the general population on Monday, as authorities confirmed four…
WHO says 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan
World

WHO says 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines,…
Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic
Environment

Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic

Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites won permission to stop monitoring for hazardous emissions or…
Second coronavirus wave can be avoided, assures WHO official
Health & Fitness

Second coronavirus wave can be avoided, assures WHO official

A second wave of the coronavirus can be avoided as doctors currently have all the necessary tools to do so,…
Factbox: China’s coronavirus vaccine development efforts
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Factbox: China’s coronavirus vaccine development efforts

Reuters) – China has several novel coronavirus vaccine candidates in the late stage of development. Below is a summary of…
Global coronavirus deaths exceed 800,000
World

Global coronavirus deaths exceed 800,000

(Reuters) – The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the…
Asia Today: S. Korea imposes strict measures to stem spread
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Asia Today: S. Korea imposes strict measures to stem spread

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is banning large gatherings, closing beaches, shutting nightspots and churches and removing fans…
Miami ICU nurse: I have never in my life seen so many deaths
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Miami ICU nurse: I have never in my life seen so many deaths

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Their final breaths are tormented. Rublas Ruiz has seen too many of them — the…
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