Public health

A marble urn that contains the cremated remains of security guard Luis Zamudio, who died from symptoms related to COVID-19 at the age of 58, sits on a shelf along with his helmet and his face shield at his home in Lima, Peru, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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September 03, 2020 - 11:21 pm
SYDNEY — Australian authorities have added 53 deaths at nursing homes from earlier this year to the country’s total of coronavirus deaths. Those deaths plus six that officials reported Friday for the previous 24 hours raises Australia’s toll from the pandemic to 737. Victoria state officials say...
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Gov. Steve Sisolak gives an update on the state's COVID-19 response, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool)
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September 03, 2020 - 9:49 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said Thursday he is pursuing the possibility of easing COVID-19 restrictions on religious gatherings as a rural church pushes forward with its legal effort to strike down the current 50-person cap as unconstitutional. Lawyers for Calvary Chapel Dayton...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Latrobe, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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September 03, 2020 - 8:50 pm
LATROBE, Pennsylvania (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday honed the “law and order” message he intends to wield against his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, for the next two months, stepping up attacks that his campaign believes are resonating with battleground state voters. “Biden’s plan is to...
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September 03, 2020 - 4:58 pm
A person working on “The Batman” production has tested positive for COVID-19 and the U.K shoot has been temporarily suspended. A spokesperson for Warner Bros. said Thursday that the individual is currently isolating in accordance with established protocols. Robert Pattinson is starring as the caped...
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Photo credit FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, N.Y., an injection as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts and others. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
September 03, 2020 - 4:28 pm
White House faces skepticism over prospects for a vaccine…
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FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, Nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, N.Y., an injection as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts and others. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
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September 03, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Could the U.S. really see a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day? A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1 — two days before the election — has met, not with exhilaration, but with suspicion among public health experts, who...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019 file photo, Silvio Berlusconi addresses a rally in Rome. Italy’s former prime minister and right-wing leader Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive to coronavirus after a precautionary check, his press office said on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. The three-time-premier and media tycoon had been recently seen with his old-time friend and businessman Flavio Briatore, who was recently hospitalized after testing positive to Covid-19 last month. Berlusconi had tested negative at the time. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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September 03, 2020 - 2:18 pm
ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says he no longer has fever or aches from the “insidious disease” of COVID-19 as he recovers in quarantine at one of his private villas. Berlusconi spoke by phone Thursday to the leaders of his Forza Italia party who were in Genoa campaigning for...
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People walk across the plaza, around the old normal morning time 'rush hour', at Canary Wharf in central London, Thursday Sept. 3, 2020. Workers are being encouraged to return to their offices, with a Government information campaign reminding people about the efforts taken to make workplaces safe and "Covid-secure". (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
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September 03, 2020 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Thursday that it is investing in a coronavirus test that gives results in as little as 20 minutes, touting it as the latest milestone in efforts to take the U.K. to the front of the global pack in testing for COVID-19. Health Secretary Matt Hancock...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 11, 2009 file photo, the logo of the World Health Organization is seen at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. An independent panel appointed by the World Health Organization to review the U.N. health agency’s coordination of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic said on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 it would have full access to any internal U.N. agency documents, materials and emails necessary as the group begins their probe. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, file)
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September 03, 2020 - 10:19 am
LONDON (AP) — An independent panel appointed by the World Health Organization to review its coordination of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have full access to any internal U.N. agency documents, materials and emails necessary, the panel said Thursday as it begins the probe. The panel's...
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Office workers and construction workers with face masks walk in a side walk in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. Thailand's prime minister on Wednesday congratulated his countrymen on the nation having achieved 100 days without a new confirmed locally transmitted case of the coronavirus, even as security along the border with Myanmar is being stepped up as a measure against the disease. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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September 03, 2020 - 9:46 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A prison inmate in Thailand has tested positive for the coronavirus in the country’s first confirmed locally transmitted case in 100 days, health officials said Thursday. They identified the inmate as a 37-year-old man arrested for drug abuse who was brought to prison in Bangkok on...
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