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Who Could Get The Coronavirus Vaccine First In Colorado? Health Care Workers, Marginalized Communities And Others

[ad_1] With word of two effective vaccines for COVID-19 possibly on the horizon, Colorado is now faced with figuring out how to store, distribute and track the precious vials. On Monday, drug manufacturer Moderna announced that early data found its coronavirus vaccine was 94.5 percent effective. That comes on the …

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Sweden stages coronavirus U-turn, banning public events with more than eight people

[ad_1] A woman passes a Christmas-decorated shopping window in central Stockholm, Sweden, on November 10, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images Sweden is switching from its voluntary lockdowns, with a much harsher approach that will see public events of more than eight people banned. The …

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Coronavirus update: U.S. averaging 150,000 COVID-19 cases a day as expert warns of pending ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

[ad_1] The global case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 54.5 million on Monday, while the U.S. tally topped 11 million after adding 1 million new cases in six days, with 50 states and territories recording rising numbers and the virus showing no sign of slowing. “ ‘The …

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Few Texas universities require COVID-19 precautions before students head home

[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. Shelby Hobohm and her younger brother Thomas haven’t left their Austin apartment in a week. The two university students are halfway through a …

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BioNTech scientist says vaccine may cut coronavirus transmission by half

[ad_1] The logo of Biontech is pictured at the company’s headquarters in Mainz, Germany. AFP via Getty Images LONDON — One of the scientists behind the experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer said Sunday that he was confident that it could halve the transmission of the virus, resulting …

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U.S. records 1 million new coronavirus cases in the past 6 days

[ad_1] In this July 21 file photo, a nurse assists a COVID-19 patient at El Centro Regional Medical Center in El Centro, Calif. Associated Press BALTIMORE — More than 11 million cases of the coronavirus have now been reported in the United States, with the most recent million coming in …

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Hospitals back on the brink of COVID-19 disaster as Midwest numbers spike | Local News

[ad_1] Medical staff attending to patients stricken with COVID-19 don protective equipment in a unit dedicated to treatment of the coronavirus at UW Health in Madison, Wis.  JOHN HART, STATE JOURNAL LEE ENTERPRISES Midwest reporting This is the first in a series of special reports by the Lee Enterprises Midwest reporting …

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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 540 new cases, 165 new recoveries | Wyoming News

[ad_1] COVID-19 Surge Team member Evan Scott sorts coronavirus specimen collection kits brought in by a courier Friday, Sept. 4, at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne. The Surge Team members were brought on to help process the massive numbers of tests brought in to the lab from state …

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WHO head has singled out one developing country for its success in managing the coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] The head of the World Health Organization has praised a developing country for its success in handling the coronavirus pandemic on Friday and urged others to re-evaluate their approaches to health care: “ ‘Thailand is an excellent example that, with a whole-of-government, whole-of-society, comprehensive approach, this virus can be …

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Texas reports 1 million coronavirus cases

[ad_1] Texas surpassed 1 million cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to state data, eight months after the first case was recorded in the state. Texas joins California, which has 10 million more residents than Texas, as the nation’s leaders in coronavirus cases. As the coronavirus pandemic continues a late-year …

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