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Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller tests positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said Wednesday evening that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the second known statewide elected official to test positive for the coronavirus. “Friends, I just got news that I have tested positive for COVID-19, and as a result, will be quarantining at …

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U.S. coronavirus case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in just five days

[ad_1] • U.S. case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in five days • President-elect Joe Biden pledges to deliver 100 million vaccine shots in first 100 days in office • German Chancellor Angela Merkel pleads with Germans to limit gatherings in emotional speech The global case tally …

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United Arab Emirates says a Chinese coronavirus vaccine appears 86% effective

[ad_1] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday a Chinese coronavirus vaccine tested in the federation of sheikhdoms is 86% effective, in a statement that provided few details but marked the first public release of information on the efficacy of the shot. The UAE, home …

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How Texas Tech and UT-El Paso operated in COVID-19 hot spots this fall

[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. This fall, two Texas universities found themselves in regions of the state engulfed in some of the worst coronavirus surges seen across the …

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Texas State Board of Education members test positive for coronavirus

[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. At least three members of the State Board of Education tested positive for COVID-19 after meeting in person for four days in November, …

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U.S. suffers deadliest week from coronavirus since pandemic broke out

[ad_1] • U.S. averages most deaths in a week since start of crisis • Fauci warns January could be worse if Americans travel for Christmas, Hanukkah • FDA says Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine seems safe and effective The U.S. has set another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, averaging the most deaths …

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Taking a toll: local health workers offer personal perspectives on the coronavirus pandemic | Local News

[ad_1] Sandra Oliver, respiratory therapist, Mayo Sandra Oliver Support Local Journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} “A year ago it may have seemed a futuristic scenario, a common movie theme, but the COVID pandemic is the fearful reality of 2020. For me it is terrifying because of the …

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Governor announces statewide facemask order, gathering limits to quell COVID-19 spread in Wyoming | Wyoming News

[ad_1] It’s unclear how the restrictions will be received. Michael Pearlman, spokesman for the governor, told the Star-Tribune the state health department is working with the governor’s office and industry leaders to help businesses that may be impacted by limiting hours. shortly after the governor’s announcement, the Petroleum Association of …

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The challenges and perils of transporting millions of COVID-19 vaccines with dry ice across the U.S.

[ad_1] When you order a gift from Amazon AMZN the process of getting the item you purchased to your doorstep is fairly straightforward. But transporting a coronavirus vaccine, if and/or when emergency-use authorization is granted in the U.S., requires arctic temperatures. The government, through Operation Warp Speed, has begun the …

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More than 101,000 COVID-19 patients are now in U.S. hospitals, and Dakotas lead nation in cases per capita

[ad_1] • U.S. sets yet another record for COVID-19 hospitalizations • Dr. Deborah Birx says vaccine won’t save us from current surge • Rudolph Giuliani, former New York City mayor and personal lawyer to President Trump, tests positive The U.S. set another record for hospitalizations with the coronavirus illness COVID-19 …

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