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A line of people moves through the park to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Fair Park on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Dallas. Dallas County launched its first "mega" public COVID-19 vaccination site Monday at Fair Park. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
The Latest: Biden elevates science adviser to Cabinet level President-elect Joe Biden introduced his team of scientific advisers on Saturday, saying they will lead with “science and truth
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A medical worker wearing protective equipment waits for patients at a coronavirus vaccination facility in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus casesChina has finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A health worker is being administered COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Kolkata, India, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination driveIndia has started inoculating health workers in what is likely the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway
The Associated Press15 hours ago
This photo provided by the LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner shows temporary storage for COVID-19 deaths at LA County Medical Examiner-Coroner Office on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 in Los Angeles. The temporary storage will relieve pressure from overwhelmed hospitals and mortuaries who can't accommodate the deceased. (LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner via AP)
California now reporting 525 virus deaths every day More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus --  525 every day
The Associated Press19 hours ago
CDC Has Warning About the New Strain of VirusA new coronavirus strain moving through the US hasn't caused much damage yet. But unless vaccinations start being given much more quickly and people stick to measures designed to limit the spread of the disease, the variant could bring a surge of new cases by March. The Centers for Disease...
Newser1 day ago
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar listens to a reporter's question during a news conference on Operation Warp Speed and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipmentsUncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments is triggering anger and confusion in some states
The Associated Press1 day ago
WHO cites human behavior more than variants as virus spreadsThe World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “it's too easy” to blame variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Sen. Wiener has introduced legislation that would ban certain medically unnecessary surgeries on children born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia. The first-of-its-kind legislation would not allow these types of surgeries until the child is at least 6-years-old. A similar bill failed to pass last year after facing opposition from the California Medical Association. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kids A California lawmaker wants to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old
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Bryson DeChambeau plays his shot from the first tee during a practice round prior to the Tournament of Champions golf event, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Brain power: DeChambeau dissects what went wrong at MastersBryson DeChambeau thinks he knows what caused dizzy spells at the Masters
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Two nurses put a ventilator on a patient in a COVID-19 unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. California health authorities reported Thursday a record two-day total of 1,042 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strain under unprecedented caseloads. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
VIRUS TODAY: Global death toll for COVID-19 surpasses 2MThe global death toll from COVID-19 has topped 2 million
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2021, health workers carry COVID-19 vaccine during vaccination at a hospital in Bali, Indonesia. The global death toll from COVID-19 has topped 2 million.(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, File)
'This is not a game': Global virus death toll hits 2 millionThe global death toll from COVID-19 has topped 2 million
The Associated Press1 day ago
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