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Indiana doctor’s speech spreads COVID falsehoods

[ad_1] An Indiana doctor’s recent appearance at a small community school board meeting northeast of Indianapolis has racked up tens of millions of views across social media this week, with users falsely claiming it included facts about COVID-19 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the federal government …

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Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 5,644 – RKI

[ad_1] BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 5,644 to 3,816,285, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Saturday. The reported death toll rose by 11 to 91,864, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by …

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US coronavirus: ‘This is starting to look really ominous in the South,’ expert says, as US is among nations with highest rate of new cases

[ad_1] In the month of August, the US has so far reported more than 1.5 million new cases of Covid-19, more than three times the numbers for Iran and India — which now hold second and third place, JHU data shows. And the seven-day average has topped more than 135,000 …

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After big county fair, virus hits hard in rural Mississippi

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A rural Mississippi community is overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases, two weeks after hosting the Neshoba County Fair that drew thousands who lived in cabins, attended shoulder-to-shoulder outdoor concerts and listened to stump speeches — including one by the Republican governor, who decried federal masking guidance …

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Those with HIV/AIDS could benefit from third COVID-19 shot

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[ad_1] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations for people with compromised or weakened immune systems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that organ transplant recipients, certain cancer patients and people diagnosed with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) are …

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Wildfire smoke and soot may be causing more Covid-19 cases and deaths, study finds

[ad_1] A new study published in the journal Science Advances found that increases in fine particulate matter from wildfire smoke in 2020 led to a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths in California, Oregon and Washington. “Fine particulate matter air pollution can be an additional vehicle for spreading the virus …

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Moscow reports surge in deaths last month due to coronavirus

[ad_1] MOSCOW (AP) — Deaths in Moscow increased 60% in July compared to the same month a year earlier, health officials in Russia’s capital said as the country reported a new daily record for COVID-19 fatalities. Moscow’s Health Department said Friday that 17,237 people died of all causes last month. …

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Michigan coronavirus cases up to 919,133; Death toll now at 20,011

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[ad_1] DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 919,133 as of Friday, including 20,011 deaths, state officials report. Friday’s update includes a total of 3,127 new cases and 29 additional deaths over the past two days — an average of 1,563.5 …

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In Yemen’s north, Houthis face virus with outright denial

[ad_1] CAIRO (AP) — For three days last month, Nasser joined hundreds of others jammed into emergency rooms in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, searching for a hospital bed for his mother, who was struggling to breathe. By the time one became available, his mother was dead. But her death certainly won’t …

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The Latest: Japan races to vaccinate as coronavirus surges | Nation & World

[ad_1] TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but cases are still rising amid calls to limit gatherings. On Friday, Tokyo reported 5,773 new cases, surpassing the previous record of 5,042 set last week. Yet many people are ignoring government requests to avoid travel and are gathering at bars and …

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