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Brazil’s coronavirus cases pass the four million mark: ministry

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks walk past a graffiti, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil has recorded more than 4 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 43,773 new cases and 834 deaths from the …

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Israel announces partial national lockdown after coronavirus surge

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel will impose a partial national lockdown next week to battle a coronavirus infection surge, the head of its pandemic task force said on Thursday, shouting his exasperation in an emotional television address. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians, some wearing masks, prepare to cross the street as some businesses …

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Maine coronavirus cases tied to a wedding reception more than double in a week

Also, a second person connected to the outbreak died of the virus in the past week, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention spokesman Robert Long told CNN. The wedding was less than a month ago, in Millinocket on August 7. Since then, the cases have spread to a nursing …

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In California, Latinos bear the brunt force of the coronavirus

The 31-year-old has to pause to catch her breath, carries a can of oxygen with her wherever she goes, and walks with a cane — all of this since she contracted Covid-19 in May. Her doctors told her that one side of her heart is now larger than the other, …

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China offers coronavirus vaccine candidates to aviation industry workers: notice

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has offered experimental coronavirus vaccines to aviation industry workers, according to a regulatory notice seen by Reuters, in a push to inoculate high-risk groups to prevent a possible resurgence as economies reopen. FILE PHOTO: Vials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, a recombinant adenovirus vaccine named Ad5-nCoV, co-developed by …

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Italy’s former PM Berlusconi tests positive for coronavirus

ROME (Reuters) – Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi vowed to carry on with political activities ahead of local elections in September after testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Italian politician Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the EPP congress in Arena Zagreb hall in Zagreb, Croatia, November 21, 2019. …

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Pelosi says ‘serious differences’ between Democrats, White House on coronavirus aid

FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi walks through the U.S. Capitol as the House of Representatives meets on Saturday to vote on the “Delivering for America Act” legislation, prohibiting changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS), in Washington, U.S. August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – …

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COVID-19 antibodies present in patients four months after recovery: study

(Reuters) – Antibody levels against the novel coronavirus rose and then held steady for up to four months in more than 90% of recovered COVID-19 patients in Iceland, according to a study published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask walks past an illustration of a …

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Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

TORONTO/CHICAGO (Reuters) – High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their effectiveness, some experts say. FILE PHOTO: A logo of China’s vaccine specialist CanSino Biologics Inc is pictured …

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