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Spin studio in Canada has 72-person coronavirus outbreak despite safety measures

Every other cycle has started to be taped off in preparation for social-distance exercising due to the coronavirus pandemic. Getty Images A cycling studio called SpinCo is the latest source of a coronavirus outbreak after at least 72 people linked to a single location in Ontario, Canada, tested positive for …

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Coronavirus update: Global COVID-19 cases top 39 million as trial of promising therapy finds it does not stop patients dying

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 world-wide climbed above 39 million on Friday, as a clinical trial found one therapy believed to be promising as a treatment to have no effect on mortality in hospitalized patients. The trial, conducted by the World Health Organization, found that …

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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 38.9 million, 1.09 million deaths and U.S. nears 8 million cases

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 38.9 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.09 million. There was disappointing news late Thursday from the Financial Times, which said a trial of Gilead …

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Asian markets mixed as coronavirus cases flare up worldwide

A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Friday. Associated Press TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed on Friday as investors weighed concerns about the U.S. presidential election and an economic stimulus package, on top of fears of …

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Biden bashes Trump’s approach to coronavirus crisis at town hall: ‘The words of a president matter’

Joe Biden kept up his attacks on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the Democratic presidential nominee at a town hall on Thursday night also addressed packing the Supreme Court. “The words of a president matter,” Biden said during the event in Philadelphia that was hosted by …

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Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 217,000; the magazine Nature becomes the latest science journal to blast Trump’s pandemic management

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 217,000 on Thursday, as Nature magazine became the latest scientific journal to sharply criticize President Donald Trump’s handling of the pandemic, endorsing his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, for president. Nature echoed comments made by the editorial board of the …

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Gold prices slip below $1,900 level as coronavirus lockdowns gain steam

Gold futures fell Thursday as the U.S. dollar rose in the wake of new lockdowns in Europe to combat rising coronavirus cases, while equities worldwide slipped on fears of slowing economic growth. The dollar has strengthened with the euro EURUSD, -0.42% and British pound GBPUSD, -0.63% both falling against the …

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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 38.6 million, 1.09 million deaths and U.S. close to 217,000 deaths

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 38.6 million on Thursday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins Universitythe New York Times reported, with the latest wave engulfing the Midwest and rural areas that were spared in the first wave back in spring. …

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Barron Trump had coronavirus, first lady Melania Trump reveals

Almost two weeks after President Donald Trump announced that he and the first lady tested positive for the coronavirus, Melania Trump has revealed that their son, Barron, also contracted COVID-19. The first lady shared her personal experience with the virus in an essay posted to the White House website on …

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Bill Gates defends Dr. Fauci, blasts the U.S. coronavirus response as ‘among the worst of any country’

Bill Gates Getty Images “ ‘Most governments take advantage of their scientists and listen to them. They don’t undermine them and attack them.’ ” That’s Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft MSFT, -0.89% co-founder, throwing shade, without naming names, at the Trump administration for its treatment of Dr. Anthony Fauci. …

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