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Florida reported 12,523 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, marking the fifth consecutive day the hot-spot state reported more than 10,000 cases, according to the state’s health department.  The state has reported more than 11,865 cases of the coronavirus on average over the past seven days, up 28.85% compared with a week ago, according to
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Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Sunday that while his administration has stopped short of issuing a statewide mask ordinance, he’s not ruling out implementing that step as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the state.  “We’re going the wrong way,” Dewine said of Ohio’s daily virus infections during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci attends the daily coronavirus briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 09, 2020 in Washington, DC. U.S. unemployment claims have approached 17 million over the past three weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Alex Wong | Getty Images White House
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U.S. President Donald Trump touts administration efforts to curb federal regulations during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump on Friday continued muddying his administration’s messaging on the use of masks to combat the spread of the coronavirus, saying he disagreed with
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Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters White House health advisory Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the coronavirus has hit the U.S. “very severely” and the
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British multinational banking and financial services holding company HSBC Bank seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images HSBC bank has downgraded its outlook on stocks in China and India after a strong rally in the benchmark indexes of both countries, amid the coronavirus pandemic this year.  “We downgraded China about a
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DoorDash announced a partnership Thursday with Walgreens Boots Alliance to deliver over-the-counter medication and other products from the drugstore chain.  The service is launching in the Chicago, Atlanta and Denver areas, with plans to expand to other markets throughout the summer, according to a news release. More than 2,300 products from the store are available for
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An airline employee walks past empty American Airlines check-in terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on May 12, 2020. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS American Airlines on Wednesday warned about 25,000 front-line employees — close to 20% its workforce — about potential furloughs, the latest carrier to prepare staff for job cuts as surges in coronavirus
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Then-Alabama Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey speaks to a crowd before U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s speaks to workers and followers, at Thompson Tractor in Birmingham, Alabama March 9, 2012. Marvin Gentry | Reuters Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced a statewide mask order to try to curb the coronavirus outbreak across the state over the
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People walk in the West Bank settlement of Beitar Illit on July 8, 2020, after authorities reimposed lockdown restrictions to fight a spike in coronavirus infections. Menahem Kahana | AFP | Getty Images CNBC is looking at how countries around the world have tackled Covid-19. By talking to a wide range of experts, as well
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Principal Pam Rasmussen (L) takes the temperature of arriving students as per coronavirus guidelines during summer school sessions at Happy Day School in Monterey Park, California on July 9, 2020. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Children in the U.S. are more likely than kids in other countries to have underlying conditions that
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Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Saturday said that Covid-19 medication and future vaccines should be distributed to people who need them the most and not to “the highest bidder.”  “If we just let drugs and vaccines go to the highest bidder, instead of to the people and the places where they are most needed, we’ll
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President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during a public visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, after long resisting
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Medical staff wearing full PPE push a stretcher with a deceased patient to a car outside of the Covid-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura | Getty Images Reported coronavirus-related deaths appear to be on the rise in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and some
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One room at a temporary hospital is viewed at the Georgia World Congress Center, Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia. Ron Harris | Pool | AP Georgia is planning to reopen a field hospital at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center as the state struggles with increasing hospitalizations and record-breaking new Covid-19 cases, according to
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A lab technician inspects filled vials of investigational coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug remdesivir at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, California, U.S. March 11, 2020. Picture taken March 11, 2020. Gilead Sciences Inc | Reuters Gilead Sciences published new data Friday on its antiviral drug remdesivir that shows it reduced the risk of death
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