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Coronavirus Spreads Deep Into the Amazon, Imperiling an Ancient Tribe

[ad_1] AUARIS, Brazil—Arnaldo Sanuma, who lives deep in the Amazon, didn’t know Brazil’s president is Jair Bolsonaro, but he was aware of the pandemic that was sweeping the country. On a recent day, the 24-year-old member of the indigenous Yanomami tribe walked and paddled his canoe five hours from his village deep in the …

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New York State Tops 1,000 New Daily Virus Cases Amid Expanded Testing

[ad_1] The U.S. recorded about 45,000 new coronavirus cases Saturday, lower than a day earlier, as the global death toll from the virus neared one million. Saturday’s reported cases—about 10,000 fewer than Friday’s—brought the total number of people infected in the country to 7.08 million, according to data compiled by …

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During Coronavirus, Every Day Is Take Your Daughter to Work Day

[ad_1] It started with a faint scratching noise on the french doors that close off Brad Charron’s home office. Sometimes he would see a little nose poking in. Mr. Charron’s three daughters, stuck at home due to school shutdowns and canceled ice-hockey practices early in the pandemic, would pop into …

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U.S. New Coronavirus Cases Rise by More Than 55,000

[ad_1] The number of newly reported U.S. coronavirus cases continued to rise Friday, as a new study showed that less than 10% of U.S. adults had antibodies for the virus through July. The U.S. reported 55,054 new cases Friday, up from about 44,000 on Thursday. As of Friday, the total …

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Their Cure for Coronavirus Stress: Family Boxing Workouts

[ad_1] Juan Bedoya usually reprimands his three kids for fighting. But during the pandemic, he’s actively encouraged it—with friendly, supervised family skirmishes. Unofficial family fight club has helped the Bedoyas manage the stress of constantly being together, he says. Mr. Bedoya, a 44-year-old engineer in Lawrenceville, Ga., started boxing 12 …

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Is It Insane to Start a Business During Coronavirus? Millions of Americans Don’t Think So.

[ad_1] The pandemic forced hundreds of thousands of small businesses to close. For Madison Schneider, it was a good time to start a new one. The 22-year-old in Haviland, Kan., opened Lela’s Bakery and Coffeehouse on Sept. 12, naming it after her grandmother. It has been busy every day since, …

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Rise, and Near Seven Million

[ad_1] Newly reported U.S. coronavirus cases rose from a day earlier as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam became the second governor in a week to test positive for the virus, and restrictions eased in Florida and Michigan. The U.S. reported about 44,000 new cases Thursday, up from about 37,000 on Wednesday …

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How South Korea Successfully Managed Coronavirus

[ad_1] SEOUL—South Korea appears to have cracked the code for managing the coronavirus. Its solution is straightforward, flexible and relatively easy to replicate. The country has averaged about 77 new daily cases since early April and recently suppressed a spike in infections. Adjusting for population, that would be the equivalent …

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Israel Tightens Lockdown, Closes Synagogues as Coronavirus Cases Surge

[ad_1] TEL AVIV—Israel ordered all nonessential businesses and synagogues to close starting Friday, tightening restrictions a week after imposing a second nationwide lockdown as the government struggles to contain a resurgent coronavirus outbreak. Under the new measures, which will last at least through Oct. 10, all private businesses except those …

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Democrats Prepare New Coronavirus Aid Proposal

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—House Democrats are readying a new, scaled-down package of coronavirus aid that would include assistance to airlines, restaurants and small businesses, according to people familiar with the matter, but Republicans said the chances of a deal before Election Day remained slim. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is aiming …

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