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Coronavirus: 'Keep cats indoors', vets recommend

Image copyright Victoria Gill Veterinary scientists have recommended cat owners keep their pets indoors to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. But the British Veterinary Association said “owners should not worry” about any risk of infection from their pets. “There isn’t a single case of a pet dog or cat infecting a human with…

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How to see Tuesday's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the closest (celestial) body during the…

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Who gets a shot at life if hospitals run short of ventilators?

But the idea makes some uncomfortable. A Maryland panel rejected the priority access, arguing those sick enough to need the life-sustaining machines would be unlikely to return to their jobs anytime soon and that defining who is and who is not a health-care worker in a crisis is too morally fraught.While President Trump and members…

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China lifts lockdown on Wuhan as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

(CNN)China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe.But even as Wuhan reopens its borders after 76 days, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further…

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Wisconsin defies its own virus lockdown to vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Milwaukee voters faced long lines and understaffed polling stations The US state of Wisconsin pressed ahead with an election on Tuesday, despite a state-wide stay-at-home order amid the escalating coronavirus outbreak.Voters braved long queues at a limited number of polling stations where some staff wore hazmat suits.The governor had…

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PM spending second night in intensive care

Image copyright PA Media Boris Johnson is spending a second night in intensive care as he continues to receive treatment for coronavirus. The PM is being kept in intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital in London “for close monitoring”, No 10 said. Mr Johnson’s condition is “stable” and he remains in “good spirits”, his spokesman…

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Kayleigh McEnany set to become fourth Trump press secretary

(CNN)The White House’s communications staff got a shakeup Tuesday with the announcement that Kayleigh McEnany, the Trump 2020 campaign’s press secretary and high-profile Republican communicator, is joining the team as the Trump administration’s fourth White House press secretary.McEnany comes to the role with a bevy of Republican communications and television experience, beginning with an internship…

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How to see tonight's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the…

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Coronavirus: California scrambles to issue extra $600 jobless payments amid economic meltdown

More than 2 million Californians have recently filed for jobless benefits, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday, and state officials are scrambling to get newly out-of-work residents the larger unemployment benefits enabled by the federal CARES Act to ease coronavirus-spawned economic devastation. Gov. Newsom estimated at a news briefing on Tuesday that about 2.3 million people…

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Tyto Care raises $50 million as it looks to buy and build new services during COVID-19 demand surge

Tyto Care, the provider of a home health diagnostic device and telemedicine consultation app, said it has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Insight Partners, Olive Tree Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures, according to a statement and brings the startup’s total capital raised to over $105 million. The…