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U.S. Coronavirus Testing Drops As Deaths Mount

U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain high and the death toll rises by more than 1,000 a day, a worrisome trend that officials attribute largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to find out the results. An Associated Press…

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Contours of coronavirus aid deal between Democrats, White House take shape

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders and White House negotiators were discussing a compromise framework on Wednesday for another round of coronavirus aid that could include a $400 weekly boosted unemployment payment, according to three Democratic sources familiar with the conversations.While there was not yet an agreed-upon deal, ongoing talks were weighing $400 a week in federal…

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker is pictured while patients recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being released from the “Tierra y Libertad” public hospital in Monterrey, Mexico July 24, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilWorld’s highest death toll Latin America surpassed Europe on Tuesday…

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Her husband died from coronavirus. She wrote obit blaming Trump, Texas governor.

A Texas woman mourning the loss of her husband to COVID-19 penned a scathing obituary blaming the death on President Donald Trump, the state’s governor and people who refuse to wear a mask.David Nagy, a father of five, died at a hospital in Longview, in eastern Texas, on July 22 after he was diagnosed with…

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Latinos anticipate coronavirus effect for worse,” Pew finds

Latinos have a bleaker view of the coronavirus compared to the rest of the U.S. population, in part because they have been disproportionately affected by the economic decline associated with the pandemic, Pew Research Center reported Tuesday.Even though some states have reopened their economies, 70 percent of Latinos said they believe that the worst of…

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Coronavirus: Weighing up the Answers of These public cloud giants to Covid-19

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic had a huge impact on the demand for cloud services from enterprises worldwide, but how have the cloud giants fared behind the scenes? By Sooraj Shah Published: 30 Jul 2020 As governments worldwide introduced lockdown measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, Google and…

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Another wave of coronavirus? Researchers say that the world remains deep in the first.

Australia. Belgium. Hong Kong. Israel. Spain. Vietnam.Places around the world that fought back novel coronavirus outbreaks in the spring are reporting record surges in new cases. In the United States, Arizona, Florida and Texas, along with other states, have become epicenters, whereas New York City bore the brunt in March and April.Many countries have celebrated…

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With coronavirus cases rising, Britain imposes new restrictions and slows reopening

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson told England on Friday that it must “squeeze that brake pedal” and postpone easing some coronavirus restrictions for at least two weeks, amid a worrying uptick in infections.The British are moving two steps forward, one step back, essentially, like other countries in Europe now. All are trying to revive…

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Rapid coronavirus testing for Congress a hot topic again after Rep. Gohmert catches COVID-19

In the aftermath of Rep. Louie Gohmert’s positive COVID-19 test, the debate around sending rapid test machines to the Capitol is back in full force.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell don’t agree on much, but they are on the same page about not bringing rapid testing to Capitol Hill — and…

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Record coronavirus case rises reported as U.S. faces stark death toll projection

Record daily coronavirus case spikes have been reported in several countries after social distancing measures were eased, days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a stark projection that the U.S. death toll could climb to 180,000 Americans by the end of this month.In Japan, the number of new coronavirus cases…