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South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update for August 4, 2020

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People hospitalized with coronavirus and patients on ventilators in South Carolina increased Tuesday.
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COVID-19 study in Australia confirms low transmission in educational settings

COVID-19 study in Australia confirms low transmission in educational settings

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New research from Australia finds COVID-19 transmission rates in New South Wales schools and early childcare education and care settings were minimal, particularly between children and from children to adults.
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A Summer Camp Covid-19 Outbreak Offers Back-to-School Lessons

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A CDC report from a Georgia hotspot illuminates just how easily kids can spread coronavirus, adding to our understanding of kids' role in transmission.
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All volunteers in Russian Covid-19 trials in good health as tests suggest new drug 'Avifavir' capable of suppressing virus

All volunteers in Russian Covid-19 trials in good health as tests suggest new drug 'Avifavir' capable of suppressing virus

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Some good news in the fight against coronavirus. A vaccine trial in Novosibirsk has reported that none of its participants have suffered side effects. Meanwhile, a new Russian medicine appears to be effective against Covid-19.
All volunteers inoculated by the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, in the Siberian capital, are in good health, it was announced on Tuesday. Shortly afterwards. Russian medics revealed the results of the pilot part of phases two and three of clinical trials of Avifavir, a domestic favipiravir-based drug capable of suppressing the...
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Tracker shows curve of coronavirus cases, deaths in Pennsylvania

Tracker shows curve of coronavirus cases, deaths in Pennsylvania

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We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Pennsylvania.
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Map of Pennsylvania shows the number of coronavirus cases county-by-county

Map of Pennsylvania shows the number of coronavirus cases county-by-county

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As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we're tracking the number of cases here in Pennsylvania.
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Fed study: Covid-19 overwhelmingly strikes counties with most Black businesses

Fed study: Covid-19 overwhelmingly strikes counties with most Black businesses

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The Black community has been disproportionately battered by the coronavirus, as numerous studies have shown. Now, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has quantified just how hard an economic punch the pandemic has delivered.
Thirty counties account for 40 percent of receipts from Black-owned businesses, and 19 of those areas - roughly two-thirds - have the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country, according to new research from the New York Fed. By contrast, counties with more white-owned firms have a lower share of cases.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed acute and deep-rooted...
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COVID-19 map of California: Coronavirus cases by county

COVID-19 map of California: Coronavirus cases by county

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As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we're tracking the number of cases here in California.
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Coronavirus in California: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

Coronavirus in California: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

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We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in California.
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Coronavirus latest: 95,106 cases in Ohio; 31,508 in Kentucky; 69,255 in Indiana

Coronavirus latest: 95,106 cases in Ohio; 31,508 in Kentucky; 69,255 in Indiana

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The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to stop the spread by shutting down schools and restaurants and canceling events.
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The COVID-19 Economic Crash Could Set Indian Women Back Decades

The COVID-19 Economic Crash Could Set Indian Women Back Decades

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They've been disproportionately affected by job losses, and now new jobs may first go to men.
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Venezuela market at centre of Caracas COVID-19 outbreak

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Thousands crowd into Caracas open-air bazaar and pay little heed to social distancing despite rising coronavirus cases.
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Baltimore shuts down Euphoria Nightclub for allegedly violating coronavirus restrictions

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The closure marks the first time the city has shuttered a restaurant over COVID-19 related violations, said Adam Abadir, spokesman for the city's health department.
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Turkey's COVID cases back over 1,000 for first time in 3 weeks

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ISTANBUL - Turkey's new coronavirus cases surpassed 1,000 for the first time in three weeks on Tuesday according to an official tally, breaching what the government has called a critical threshold to possibly reconsider rules.
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Top Senate Democrat says COVID-19 relief talks ‘moving in the right direction'

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WASHINGTON - Negotiations between congressional Democrats and the White House on a new round of coronavirus relief have begun to move in the right direction, though the two sides remain far apart, the U.S. Senate's top Democrat said on Tuesday.
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Pritzker warns of coronavirus spread in southern Illinois as state reports 1,471 new cases, 19 deaths

Pritzker warns of coronavirus spread in southern Illinois as state reports 1,471 new cases, 19 deaths

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CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker warned high and rising coronavirus test positivity rates in some southern Illinois counties could lead to increased mitigation measures during a visit to the region Tuesday.
Speaking in Cairo on Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker said while the pandemic “once seemed tame” in southern Illinois, it's now surging across the region.
“It's worse than in Chicago. And I'll be frank, if we don't see some change here the virus will cause some businesses to close and an increasing percentage of people to get sick, and some will even die,” Pritzker said.
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Big Pharma Giants GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi Receive $2.1 Billion to Develop COVID Vaccine

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The Trump administration's “Manhattan project” for a COVID-19 vaccine has topped its biggest award given only two weeks ago to Novavax, Inc with its latest grant of $2.1 billion to pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline, and partner Sanofi Pasteur to “speed up clinical development and manufacturing” of its recombinant vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus.
The deal clocks in at over $400 million more than the program's previous investment of $1.6 billion earlier this month. Most of the GSK/Sanofi grant will be used for clinical trials and the rest to “scale-up and delivery” of 100...
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Irish temporary COVID-19 jobless claims down 54% from peak

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DUBLIN - The number of people claiming temporary coronavirus-related unemployment payments in Ireland has fallen by 5% since last week to leave it 54% below its May peak, data showed on Tuesday.
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St. Louis Cardinals COVID-19 outbreak: Yadier Molina among 13 positive tests; series vs. Tigers postponed

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More than half of the positive cases are from players, including Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong
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Coronavirus Illinois: 1,471 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

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Illinois reported 1,471 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths Tuesday.
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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates in the Kansas City metro area. Read more ...

Illinois reports 1,604 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, 14 additional deaths

Illinois reports 1,604 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, 14 additional deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois health officials announced 1,604 new cases of coronavirus Sunday and 14 additional deaths. There are now a total of 287,930 total cases of... Read more ...

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Each campaign is promising a stark contrast in policy, personality and preparation. Read more ...

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Journalists narrowly escape Armenian attack as military conflict with Azerbaijan resumes, Turkish state media claims

Journalists working for Turkish media came under fire from the Armenian military after hostilities broke out over the disputed border region between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the... Read more ...

How the coronavirus could impact flu season

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'

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On Sunday morning, actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took to Twitter to make a big endorsement, saying he believes Democratic nominee Joe Biden is the "best choice" in the 2020... Read more ...

Azerbaijan follows Armenia in announcing martial law after intensive border...

Azerbaijan follows Armenia in announcing martial law after intensive border clashes

Azerbaijan has introduced martial law and curfews in several regions of the country following an escalation of border hostilities with the Armenia-backed disputed... Read more ...

Flying Finn Bottas fires foul-mouthed tirade at 'critics' after winning...

Flying Finn Bottas fires foul-mouthed tirade at 'critics' after winning Russian Grand Prix

Valterri Bottas sent an expletive message to his haters after winning the Russian Grand Prix, declaring: “A nice moment to thank my critics and to whom they concern. F*ck... Read more ...

Coronavirus latest: 150,809 cases in Ohio; 66,036 in Kentucky; 117,450 in...

Coronavirus latest: 150,809 cases in Ohio; 66,036 in Kentucky; 117,450 in Indiana

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to... Read more ...

‘Azerbaijan is not alone': Ankara throws weight behind Baku as fighting...

‘Azerbaijan is not alone': Ankara throws weight behind Baku as fighting rages on over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

As hostilities continue between Azerbaijan and Armenia along the border of the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region, top-tier Turkish officials have reaffirmed Ankara's support... Read more ...