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One of the world’s ‘most livable’ cities just went into full lockdown mode as coronavirus cases spike

Melbourne, which had been named the “world’s most livable city” for seven straight years before being beaten out by Vienna in 2018, won’t be feeling quite so livable for the next six weeks. Australia’s second-biggest city faces strict lockdown measures as the state of Victoria saw another record spike in …

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‘Wrong!’ Trump and Fauci clash over the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, U.S. economy — and hydroxychloroquine

Anthony Fauci and President Trump are still at odds. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for three decade who has worked on the front lines of the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and 1990s, the Ebola outbreak of 2014 to 2016 and the anthrax attacks …

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Bryan Cranston reveals he’s recovering from coronavirus: ‘Keep wearing the damn mask’

He is the one who masks. Bryan Cranston has revealed that he contracted COVID-19 “a little while ago” — and he wants everyone to mask up and practice social distancing. The decorated Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor perhaps best known for playing chemistry teacher turned meth dealer Walter White on …

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Kids under age 5 may carry a much higher coronavirus viral load than older children and adults: study

A small study is raising questions about whether young children could be coronavirus super spreaders, even as the country deliberates how to reopen schools in the coming weeks. But how contagious are kids? And could reopening schools lead to more community outbreaks if children (and teachers) become exposed to COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus update: Pandemic will continue for some time, experts tell Congress as U.S. case tally nears 4.5 million

With close to 4.5 million Americans confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus illness COVID-19, the pandemic will continue for some time, public health officials will tell Congress on Friday, underscoring the importance of following their recommendations on face masks, frequent hand washing and social distancing. “While it remains …

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RIP Buddy: The first dog to test positive for the coronavirus in the U.S. has died

If we’re still learning about how the coronavirus spreads among humans, and why some people get so much sicker than others — then we’ve barely scratched the surface with what it does to pets.  While the number of animals infected worldwide remains relatively low, the first U.S. dog to test …

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Top coronavirus doctor in Spain has a message for tourists: ‘A couple of drinks, you take off your mask, you sing and you dance, that’s a problem’

Spain has returned to the global spotlight due to a rise in recent coronavirus cases that has triggered worries that a second wave is on Europe’s doorstep, with the U.K. and other countries recommending against travel to the country. The number of active outbreaks across several regions was 482, with …

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Dr. Osterholm: Americans will be living with the coronavirus for decades

This interview is the first in a series of conversations MarketWatch will conduct with some of the leading voices in the U.S. on the COVID-19 pandemic On Jan. 20, just nine days after Chinese health authorities published the DNA sequence for a new coronavirus that had sickened dozens of people …

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Dr. Fauci recommends wearing goggles to prevent catching the coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci says that eye protection may be recommended at some point to help prevent spreading COVID-19. The infectious disease expert sat down for a remote Q&A with ABC News via its Instagram account on Wednesday — and his eyewear comments raised a lot of eyebrows on social media. Dr. …

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Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll climbs above 150,000, and White House task force says 21 states are in the ‘red zone’

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 150,000 late Wednesday, and the White House task force created to manage the pandemic said 21 states are now in the “red zone.” In a new report, the task force said Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, …

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