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FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, a subject receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine by Moderna for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. According to results released on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, early-stage testing showed the first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems the way scientists had hoped. The vaccine is made by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testingEarly-stage testing showed the first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems the way scientists had hoped
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Deaths Rise in Florida. An Expert Says Peak is AheadAlready in a horrible situation in its battle with the coronavirus, Florida has taken a turn for the worse. The state reported 132 deaths Tuesday, the most in one day yet, and 9,194 new confirmed cases. There were 15,300 cases Sunday, by far the highest one-day total for...
Newser5 hours ago
Diners eat lunch in a usually busy eatery in a mall in Johannesburg, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The government has ruled it compulsory for people to wear face coverings in a bid to control the spread of COVID-19 as the country heads towards its coronavirus peak. (AP Photo Denis Farrell)
South Africa surpasses the UK in confirmed coronavirus casesSouth Africa has surpassed the UK in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Melania Trump: 'Please Remember' to Wear MasksMelania Trump has once again urged Americans to wear masks and respect social distancing guidelines. The first lady tweeted a photo of herself in a mask Tuesday, saying, "Even in the summer months, please remember to wear face coverings & practice social distancing. The more precaution we take now can...
Newser6 hours ago
New York Adds 4 States to Quarantine ListNew York has expanded its efforts to keep out-of-state arrivals from bringing the coronavirus with them. People coming from 22 states that meet New York's standards for being a hotspot will have to fill out a form before leaving the airport. The form will include contact information to help officials...
Newser7 hours ago
A woman wearing a face mask is seen walking at the Sweetwater Retirement Community in Billings, Mont. on Friday, July 10, 2020. The facility is one of several dozen in Montana that state officials say declined free COVID-19 testing of residents and staff. There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus to date at Sweetwater. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
Care home refused free tests. Now, nearly everyone has virusA Montana memory care facility that didn't carry out free coronavirus testing on its residents is reeling from an outbreak that has infected nearly everyone who lives there
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Newborn Infected With COVID in WombFrench doctors have recorded what they say is the first known case of a baby contracting the novel coronavirus in the womb. The child, born to a mother who'd tested positive for COVID-19, had brain inflammation linked to the virus, which passed into the infant's bloodstream through placenta, according to...
Newser8 hours ago
Pandemic Wipes Out Insurance in Record NumbersOver the course of a year from 2008 to 2009, an estimated 3.9 million laid-off workers lost their health insurance in the recession. That was an annual record at the time, but the pandemic already has shattered it, reports the New York Times . An assessment by the nonpartisan group...
Newser8 hours ago
Virgin Atlantic raises $1.8 billion before planned restartVirgin Atlantic has raised 1.2 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) from private sources, including from founder Richard Branson
The Associated Press10 hours ago
U.S. Attorney Bill Powell, center, takes a question after announcing at a news conference Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Clarksburg, W.Va., that Reta Mays, 46, of Harrison County, W.Va., a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., pled guilty to murder and assault in the deaths of eight veterans under her care (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Fired VA staffer admits to murdering 7 patients with insulinA former staffer at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has pleaded guilty to killing seven patients by giving them fatal doses of insulin
The Associated Press11 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a joint statement with the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd virus waveGermany’s pandemic point person says his country is on course to avoid a big second wave of coronavirus infections
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, pensioners take part in an anti austerity rally outside the Labor ministry in Athens . A high court in Greece has ruled on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in favor of retirees in a class action case in which they demanded the reimbursement of money cut from their income during international bailouts.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, file)
Retirees in Greece win court battle for bailout refundA high court in Greece has ruled in favor of retirees in a class action case in which they demanded the reimbursement of money cut from their income during international bailouts
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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