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How Utah’s Tech Industry Tried to Disrupt Coronavirus Testing

Within Utah, however, concerns about the initiative arose almost immediately. One question was why TestUtah’s online assessment asked users whether they were allergic to hydroxychloroquine, a malaria and lupus drug that raised hopes, early on, of a possible treatment for COVID-19, and whose effects, in the absence of much evidence, …

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Astrazeneca wins coronavirus vaccine deal with Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands

FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo ROME (Reuters) – British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) said on Saturday it signed a contract with Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands to …

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Eight U.S. states cast ballots on biggest voting day since coronavirus pandemic

WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – Eight states and the District of Columbia hold primary elections on Tuesday, the biggest test yet of officials’ readiness to manage a surge of mail ballots and the safety risks of in-person voting during the coronavirus outbreak. The largest day of balloting since the pandemic …

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Coronavirus (Midwest): Regulators Sat On Complaint As Outbreak At Tyson Foods Plant In Iowa Grew – WCCO

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Safety regulators declined to inspect an Iowa pork plant after receiving a complaint alleging workers were exposed to the coronavirus in crowded conditions — a decision that critics said allowed a burgeoning outbreak to grow unabated. An April 11 complaint to the Iowa Occupational Safety …

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Iowa reports 2 cases of coronavirus-related syndrome in children | State & Regional

DES MOINES (AP) — Public health officials on Monday reported two cases in Iowa of a new inflammatory disease in children associated with coronavirus infections. State Epidemiologist Dr. Caitlin Pedati said the state learned of two potential cases Friday in children in eastern Iowa. The chidren are stable and state …

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New US coronavirus hotspots appear in Republican heartlands | World news

New coronavirus hotspots are emerging in Republican heartland communities across multiple states, contradicting Donald Trump’s claims that infection rates are declining across the nation. At a fraught press briefing on Monday, the president declared: “All throughout the country, the numbers are coming down rapidly.” Yet county-specific figures show a surge …

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Gov. Kim Reynolds expects to ease more coronavirus restrictions | Politics and elections

JOHNSTON — Gov. Kim Reynolds said she expects to spell out ways Tuesday of easing more restrictions on Iowans — ordered in March to slow community spread of the coronavirus — beginning later this week. The governor pointed to positive signs, notably in Eastern Iowa, where she said the surge …

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WATCH NOW: 414 new coronavirus cases Monday puts Iowa over 12K cases | Political News

Other racial groups bear an outsized burden: Asian Iowans, only 2.7% of the state’s population, are 10% of its coronavirus cases and 3% of deaths. Black Iowans are 4% of the population but 13% of its cases and 6% of deaths, and Hispanic Iowans, at 6.2% of the population, are …

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