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GoLocalProv | RI Tops 1,600 Deaths

[ad_1] Thursday, December 17, 2020 GoLocalProv News Team   View Larger + Governor Gina Raimondo The Rhode Island Department of Health reported 1,051 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths on Thursday — pushing the number of fatalities in the state to 1,602. Rhode Island continues to be ranked as having …

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PGA Tour commissioner says coronavirus vaccine ‘is a choice’ for golfers

[ad_1] ORLANDO, Fla. — PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan on Thursday said he does not envision requirements for players, officials or spectators to be vaccinated for the coronavirus as they look to slowly bring back more fans as tournaments continue into 2021. “I think vaccination is a choice, and I …

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2,261 new coronavirus cases, 26 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to 885,000, the highest weekly total since September, as a resurgence of coronavirus cases threatens the economy’s recovery from its springtime collapse. The Labor Department said Thursday that the number of applications increased from 862,000 …

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Coronavirus response | Rose calls on Pritzker to authorize UI saliva test statewide | Coronavirus

[ad_1] SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Chapin Rose is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to authorize the broad use of University of Illinois SHIELD testing for COVID-19 throughout the state. Rose, R-Mahomet, said he and many constituents have become frustrated that the rapid saliva test developed at the UI and being …

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New Zealand Will Give Free Coronavirus Vaccines To Residents, Neighboring Nations

[ad_1] Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Jaclyn Diaz / NPR New Zealand has advance purchased two new coronavirus vaccines from pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Novavax, giving the small island country the ability to vaccinate its 5 million residents. Government officials also announced Thursday they will go a step further and provide …

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With guidance from faculty experts, Stanford Medicine prepares to deploy COVID-19 vaccine | News Center

[ad_1] In communities with high concentrations of Black and Latino residents, for example, Stanford Medicine clinicians are helping local health care workers conduct COVID-19 testing and providing them with personal protective equipment. They’re also offering people in these communities opportunities to enroll in vaccine trials.  “A lot of what we’re …

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Coronavirus expert Mark Denison shares COVID-19 research and insights | Vanderbilt News

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[ad_1] One of the world’s foremost experts on coronaviruses, Dr. Mark R. Denison, shared his research and insights into COVID-19 during a webinar on Dec. 14. Hosted by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, more than 1,700 alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members joined the live virtual presentation, which highlighted Denison’s lab …

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2,343 new coronavirus cases, 42 additional deaths in Mississippi

[ad_1] Posted: Dec 16, 2020 / 09:22 AM CST / Updated: Dec 16, 2020 / 09:22 AM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 2,343 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with 42 additional deaths. That brings the state’s total …

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Coronavirus FAQ: Should I Wash My Kid’s Clothes Every Day After School?

[ad_1] Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Pranav Baskar / NPR Each week, we answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you’d like us to consider for a future post, email us at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: “Weekly Coronavirus Questions.” My kid is …

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When Can You Receive The Coronavirus Vaccine?

[ad_1] Credit: Pool photo via CBS 8 Above: Sonia Garcia, a technician at Rady Children’s Hospital, gets inoculated with Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at Rady. Dec. 15, 2020. San Diego County has now received the first shipment of more than 28,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer vaccine requires …

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