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Health-care workers are quitting in Sweden as second wave of coronavirus infections hits hard

[ad_1] “ ‘I talked to members in August who said they would resign because it was the only way to get some time off and recover. We see high rates of sickness, symptoms of exhaustion and members who have been infected.’ ” That’s Sineva Ribeiro, the chairwoman of the Swedish …

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Gold prices skid lower to start week as U.S. coronavirus vaccine rolls out

[ad_1] Gold futures on Monday were under selling pressure as a rollout of the experimental coronavirus cure began in the U.S. and as some uncertainty centered on another round of COVID-19 relief aid out of Congress hurt the yellow metal’s bullish thesis. However, weakness in the dollar, off 0.5%, as …

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COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Texas for health care workers

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The first doses of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine are set to hit Texas soil on Monday, bringing hope to a virus-ravaged state even …

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Senior U.S. government officials to get coronavirus vaccine as soon as this week

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. government officials, including some White House officials who work in close proximity to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, will be offered coronavirus vaccines as soon as this week, while its public distribution is limited to front-line health workers and people in nursing …

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Lancaster County reports 281 new coronavirus cases; 8 more deaths in Nebraska | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported 281 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 20,043. The number of deaths in the community remains at 119. For the week ending Saturday, there were 1,432 cases reported locally, and the positivity rate for the …

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Italy surpasses U.K. for Europe’s highest coronavirus death toll

[ad_1] ROME — Italy on Sunday registered 484 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, one of its lowest daily death tolls in about a month. But those latest deaths were enough to eclipse Britain’s toll as having Europe’s highest toll in the pandemic, according to tracking done by Johns Hopkins University. Counting criteria …

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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 453 new cases, 116 new recoveries | Wyoming News

[ad_1] Coronavirus sample tubes are stored in a refrigerator at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne Friday, Sept. 4. Cayla Nimmo, Star-Tribune Star-Tribune staff On Sunday, 411 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update. The department announced 42 new probable cases. Health officials …

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Coronavirus response | Ask the Admin: Shorter quarantine? | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Q: I would like to know Julie Pryde’s opinion on the CDC shortening the 14-day quarantine period. Will the health district contact tracers be using this shorter period when they place people in quarantine? A: This can work in areas like Champaign County if there is a great deal …

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US reaches record daily toll of 3,309 coronavirus deaths Saturday

[ad_1] The U.S. has reached a record 3,309 daily coronavirus deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The deaths reported Friday exceeded by 6% the previous high of 3,124 deaths reported Wednesday. The U.S. also reached a record daily confirmed infections at 231,775, according to a tally by …

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