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Officials expect that coronavirus will ‘weigh heavily’ on the economy

[ad_1] Federal Open Market Committee members expressed concern at their latest meeting over the future of the economy, saying that the coronavirus likely would continue to stunt growth and potentially pose dangers to the financial system. At the July 28-29 session, the Federal Reserve’s policymaking arm voted to keep short-term …

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Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19 – The Atlantic

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis and the NBA temporarily canceled its season. She has lived through …

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How to Test Every American for COVID-19, Every Day

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Michael Mina is a professor of epidemiology at Harvard, where he studies the diagnostic testing of infectious diseases. He has watched, with disgust and disbelief, as the United States has …

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Why Britain Failed Its Coronavirus Test

[ad_1] Faced with the coronavirus pandemic, Britain’s leaders asked their people to do three things, captured in one pithy slogan: “Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.” On the first of those edicts, Britons largely followed through. Main streets, town centers, and public spaces were mostly abandoned, and the government …

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Mass. Communities With High Rates of Positive Tests – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts has released its latest weekly data on the coronavirus pandemic, including an updated version of the state’s new community-level risk assessment map. The data, from the Department of Public Health, includes a breakdown of the total number of coronavirus cases in each Massachusetts city and town, as well …

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12 new deaths from coronavirus in Kansas

[ad_1] TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is reporting 921 new coronavirus cases in the state. The total number since the pandemic began is 30,638. The number of Kansans who have died with COVID-19 is 380 an increase of 12 since Wednesday’s release. The KDHE …

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What Caused Revere’s COVID-19 Outbreak? – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Revere, among the state’s top coronavirus hot spots, is implementing stringent restrictions and offering free testing in an attempt to get the city’s growing number of cases under control. Officials blame the outbreak on a rise in social gatherings as contact tracing shows a Revere resident infected 20 friends …

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Revere, Among Top Mass. COVID-19 Hot Spots, Suspends City Events – NBC Boston

[ad_1] The city of Revere, Massachusetts, which has had 6% of coronavirus tests return positive over the last two weeks, suspended the local high school’s graduation along with all city-sponsored events until its virus metrics improve, its mayor said Thursday. Revere is currently among the state’s top coronavirus hot spots, …

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NYC Health Commissioner Quits Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Oxiris Barbot

[ad_1] NEW YORK CITY – Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned her post Tuesday amid a novel coronavirus pandemic and as tropical storm Isaias bore down on New York City. Barbot submitted her formal resignation to Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday morning, according to a letter addressed to her colleagues …

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Photos: Inside a Houston Hospital During a Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] In the past seven days, the state of Texas has reported more than 52,000 new cases of COVID-19 and has attributed more than 2,300 deaths to the disease. Health-care workers continue to struggle to accommodate and care for an increasing number of people needing hospitalization as cases have surged …

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