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Live updates: Trump again downplays the pandemic as more than 42,000 are hospitalized for covid-19 in U.S.

More than 62,000 new infections were reported nationwide on Monday, bringing the total since February to at least 8,667,000.
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The Maryland governor said the pandemic will probably get worse before it gets better.
Hubbard, 72, is one of many longtime poll workers determined to show up for this pandemic-altered election.
Jacob and Doris Bender were both in their 80s when they succumbed to covid-19.
The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high.
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Officials in at least three Canadian provinces have linked Thanksgiving gatherings held in October to rising case numbers.
With the Dodgers on the verge of winning the World Series, a public official cautioned fans to celebrate responsibly.
The study, by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, emphasizes the importance of masks in stopping spread of the coronavirus.
Citing the coronavirus pandemic, Bethune-Cookman has canceled all of its sports for this academic year.
A record number of Americans are seeking to give up citizenship this year. But disruptions to consular services have made it nearly impossible.
Masks are required everywhere, and gatherings remain limited to 10 or fewer people. But more people are flouting the rules.
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We need a governmental body that can mobilize university research institutions to address health crises.
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The president’s posture is increasingly at odds with even many of the most prominent members of his own party.
The case for a “circuit breaker” intervention.
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If we don’t plan carefully now, the people who need the vaccine the most won’t get it first.
Arkansas state Sen. Cecile Bledsoe (R), 76, is the latest to contract the virus.
41 states and Puerto Rico now have more hospitalizations than at the end of September.
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