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Coronavirus cases are climbing again in the South and the West. Will crowded protests spark bigger outbreaks?
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:54:03 -0400
Coronavirus cases are climbing again in the South and the West. Will crowded protests spark bigger outbreaks?As people across all 50 states continue to gather to protest police brutality and systemic racism, the question is whether this will spark a COVID-19 resurgence right when the U.S. seemed to be getting its epidemic under control.
Counties in Florida, Iowa worry CDC as emerging coronavirus 'areas of concern'
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:54:08 -0400
Counties in Florida, Iowa worry CDC as emerging coronavirus 'areas of concern'A document created by the CDC and reviewed by Yahoo News lists nine counties and one city with rising infection levels, many in states that have eased lockdown restrictions.
Live event: The Media’s Role in Engendering Trust and Giving Voice to Underrepresented Communities
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:51:27 -0400
Live event: The Media’s Role in Engendering Trust and Giving Voice to Underrepresented CommunitiesTune in tonight at 6 p.m. EST for an hour-long panel discussion on the Media’s Role in Engendering Trust and Giving Voice to Underrepresented Communities. The event is organized by the Multicultural Media Correspondents Association and hosted by media partner Yahoo News.
A 'Me Too' moment in the struggle for racial justice
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 05:00:57 -0400
A 'Me Too' moment in the struggle for racial justiceOn Memorial Day, as America began to lift more restrictions, COVID-19’s foot remained disproportionately on the chest of blacks and law enforcement had its knee on George Floyd’s neck.
On coronavirus vaccine, don't hold your breath, experts say
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 17:29:36 -0400
On coronavirus vaccine, don't hold your breath, experts sayInfectious disease specialists and vaccine developers interviewed by Yahoo News said that even accepting some encouraging research at face value, it is unclear if or when an effective vaccine will be available.
ICE lacks coronavirus tests for immigrant detainees
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:45:25 -0400
ICE lacks coronavirus tests for immigrant detaineesA top immigration official for the Trump administration admitted on Tuesday that immigrants are not systematically tested for the coronavirus when they are apprehended.
Trump’s campaign tries to recapture its magic on the virtual campaign trail. Will it succeed? 
Sat, 30 May 2020 05:00:25 -0400
Trump’s campaign tries to recapture its magic on the virtual campaign trail. Will it succeed? Trump's virtual campaign rallies feature a 3D animated venue designed to make a big splash, in contrast to Biden's rec room. But Biden is still ahead in the polls.
Can you contract coronavirus from a surface or object? 
Fri, 29 May 2020 18:48:40 -0400
Can you contract coronavirus from a surface or object? The CDC says that it may be possible to contract COVID-19 by coming in contact with a surface or object that has the virus on it, but you're much more likely to get the coronavirus through person-to-person transmission.
Trump severs ties with WHO, blasts China for 'smothering Hong Kong's freedom'
Fri, 29 May 2020 16:26:43 -0400
Trump severs ties with WHO, blasts China for 'smothering Hong Kong's freedom'President Trump on Friday announced that the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization while separately sanctioning China for a lack of transparency about the coronavirus outbreak — and for its control over Hong Kong.
Immigrant detainees say ICE is using coronavirus disinfectant sprays that cause bleeding, burns and pain
Fri, 29 May 2020 13:04:26 -0400
Immigrant detainees say ICE is using coronavirus disinfectant sprays that cause bleeding, burns and painThe detainees’ names were not included in the complaint due to concerns about potential retaliation.
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Stalled vaccine programmes 'putting children's lives at risk'
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:13:33 GMT
Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.
Coronavirus: Minister Kemi Badenoch rejects 'systemic' racism claims
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:12:07 GMT
Kemi Badenoch urges MPs not to use evidence of higher ethnic minority death rates to stoke racial tension.
Asymptomatic care workers unknowingly spread coronavirus
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:48:57 GMT
A care home provider says 42% of staff who recently tested positive were not displaying symptoms.
Coronavirus: How the UK is sleeping under lockdown
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 23:36:47 GMT
More than half the population has struggled with sleep during the lockdown, especially younger people.
Coronavirus: One in five with Covid could test negative
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:20:44 GMT
The health select committee heard evidence suggesting coronavirus tests pick up 80% of infections.
Coronavirus: Princess Alexandra Hospital faced 'overwhelming demand'
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 05:16:23 GMT
An Essex hospital has had 205 deaths of patients who have tested positive for Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Ibuprofen tested as a treatment
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:53:30 GMT
Hospital patients sick with the virus will be given the drug to see if it can help with their breathing.
Coronavirus: Risk of death is higher for ethnic minorities
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:54:04 GMT
Being black or from an ethnic minority is a "major risk factor" in coronavirus, Matt Hancock says.
Coronavirus: Government criticised over use of testing data
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:46:12 GMT
The head of the UK's statistics watchdog writes to Matt Hancock, saying data is "far from complete".
Women urged not to ignore chest pain during coronavirus pandemic
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:43:36 GMT
Melanie Connell, who underwent a triple bypass, urges women not to be afraid of seeking medical help.
Coronavirus: Deaths at lowest level since March
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:06:23 GMT
Over 2,800 deaths linked to virus in most recent week, but total fatalities still higher than normal.
ECT depression therapy should be suspended, study suggests
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:35:35 GMT
Health advisory body NICE recommends the use of ECT for some cases of moderate or severe depression.
Coronavirus: Why we don't know how many are being tested
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:47:18 GMT
The UK Statistics Authority has criticised the government's handling of Covid-19 testing data.
Coronavirus: How dangerous is lifting lockdown?
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:57:25 GMT
Why is lifting restrictions being described as a "dangerous moment"?
Coronavirus: 'More than two million' waiting for cancer care in UK
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:18:18 GMT
More than 23,000 cancers could have gone undiagnosed during lockdown, Cancer Research UK says.
Coronavirus: Some people shielding allowed outdoors from Monday
Sun, 31 May 2020 10:08:34 GMT
Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.
Coronavirus: UK exceeds 200,000 testing capacity target
Sun, 31 May 2020 19:34:04 GMT
The UK had capacity to conduct 205,634 tests on Saturday, reaching its target one day early.
Coronavirus: Raab defends relaxation of lockdown rules
Sun, 31 May 2020 13:37:35 GMT
The foreign secretary stresses the "cautious" approach adopted, ahead of measures easing in England.
Coronavirus: Can superspreading be stopped?
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:30:29 GMT
Identifying superspreading events could be crucial in the fight against the virus, scientists say.
Coronavirus: Who should be shielding?
Sun, 31 May 2020 16:15:29 GMT
People most at risk of needing hospital treatment if they get coronavirus are being asked to stay home.
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