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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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The government has responded to any new outbreaks with massive testing campaigns, slowing the virus’s spread.
Infections and hospitalizations are spiking as an autumnal surge hits both sides of the Atlantic.
With Nov. 3 just nine days away and coronavirus cases surging in many states, the new White House outbreak spotlighted the administration’s failure to contain the pandemic.
National rules in several countries suggest a growing belief that regional restrictions might not be enough to beat back covid-19.
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Americans face agonizing decisions on gatherings as experts warn of risks from indoor events.
Studies show that one-fourth of relatives could suffer anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorders following a patient’s stint in an ICU.
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Companies racing to bring the tests to the wider U.S. market must make them more accurate and easier to use before they can meet federal guidelines that would allow sales directly to consumers.
Investigators found the unexplained illnesses in both trials appeared unconnected to the vaccines.
It’s a poorly understood chronic illness and those affected need to hone their navigational skills. The medical profession needs to listen, too.
Cases in the country are spiking sharply. One reason may be a long-held suspicion of doctors.
Friday’s tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.
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So many workers are sick that critical services are faltering.
Hospitalizations are rising so quickly many facilities in the Midwest have already become overwhelmed. And the number of deaths nationally has crested above 1,000 in recent days.
Dorchester County is the first Maryland school system to retreat on in-person learning.
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