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Latinos hit hardest by coronavirus, CDC finds
 

Latinos hit hardest by coronavirus, CDC findsIn analyzing 79 counties in 22 states that met hot spot status between June 5 and 18, the CDC found that 96.2 percent of those counties saw Black, Latino, Native American and Asian-American people infected with the coronavirus at rates above their proportion of the population.



Trump previews optimistic convention message of 'American greatness'
 

Trump previews optimistic convention message of 'American greatness'President Trump gave a preview of the themes his campaign will highlight at his party’s convention next week: that America is great, except for the parts of it governed by Democrats, which are “totally out of control.”



Young children in daycare did not spread the coronavirus, study finds
 

Young children in daycare did not spread the coronavirus, study findsThe reopening of childcare centers in Rhode Island in June and July did not lead to a spread of the coronavirus, says a new CDC study. The results are bound to intensify the debate over how to safely reopen schools, even though childcare centers and schools are not the same.



Oleandrin, touted as COVID-19 cure, has no scientific support
 

Oleandrin, touted as COVID-19 cure, has no scientific supportThe extract from a highly toxic plant is being promoted by MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, despite no scientific evidence that it is effective in treating or preventing COVID-19. Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Dara Kass explains why that's dangerous. 



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out
 

What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutWhen a big storm or other natural disaster knocks out the power or makes it hard to leave your house for a few days, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer...



5 takeaways from day 1 of the RNC
 

5 takeaways from day 1 of the RNCThe theme of the first night of the Republican National Convention was “America, Land of Promise,” a hopeful message belied by speeches that warned of impending national collapse if Donald Trump isn’t reelected in November.



Coronavirus an afterthought as RNC opens
 

Coronavirus an afterthought as RNC opens“Donald Trump truly moved mountains to save lives,” said one RNC speaker, an assertion at odds with what many have called President Trump’s inattentive and even self-sabotaging response to the pandemic, which has killed nearly 180,000 people in the U.S.



Should colleges discount tuition when they go remote?
 

Should colleges discount tuition when they go remote?Students at colleges across the country are demanding tuition be reduced because classes are being held online. Schools say any discount would cripple them financially.



Trump administration defends 'inexplicable' changes to coronavirus testing guidelines
 

Trump administration defends 'inexplicable' changes to coronavirus testing guidelinesA top Trump administration official defended new guidelines that say that people without symptoms do not need a coronavirus test, a development that has been widely criticized as unproductive since it was issued on Tuesday. 



A thousand kids and counselors went to summer camp in Maine. Only 3 got the coronavirus.
 

A thousand kids and counselors went to summer camp in Maine. Only 3 got the coronavirus.Out of 1,022 people who attended or worked at several summer camps in Maine that implemented measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, only three tested positive for it, a new study says. And those three cases did not result in secondary infections because proper measures were taken.



Did the RNC boost Trump’s reelection odds?
 

Did the RNC boost Trump’s reelection odds?President Trump closed out the Republican National Convention with a speech filled with fierce attacks against Joe Biden. Did the controversial event help him gain ground with voters?



'You don't want people to vote,' Democrat Marcia Fudge tells Republicans
 

'You don't want people to vote,' Democrat Marcia Fudge tells RepublicansComments by Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge summed up many Democrats’ concerns about Republican resistance to mail-in voting.



Ron DeSantis sidelined his health department. Florida paid the price.
 

Ron DeSantis sidelined his health department. Florida paid the price.Florida's surgeon general lost all influence after an April 13 briefing, leading to "craziness" within the health department, an official said.



First confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection is ‘not surprising,’ doctors say
 

First confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection is ‘not surprising,’ doctors sayResearchers in Hong Kong confirmed the first known case of coronavirus reinfection, but many doctors and public health officials say it isn't that surprising given what we know about waning immunity from other coronaviruses.



Two conventions — one masked, the other mostly not — offer contrasting views on coronavirus
 

Two conventions — one masked, the other mostly not — offer contrasting views on coronavirusThe two conventions offered very divergent views for a nation still struggling with a pandemic.



White House ignored warnings as it pushed for reopenings, newly released coronavirus task force reports show
 

White House ignored warnings as it pushed for reopenings, newly released coronavirus task force reports showEven as President Trump spurred states to lift lockdown measures and resume normal economic activity in the early summer, reports from his White House coronavirus task force were presenting evidence that infections were rising in many parts of the country.



Doctors alarmed as FDA floats 'emergency use' of COVID-19 vaccine, bypassing trials
 

Doctors alarmed as FDA floats 'emergency use' of COVID-19 vaccine, bypassing trials“It’s a lesser review, it’s a lower-quality review, and when you’re talking about vaccinating a large chunk of the American population, that’s not acceptable,” said one vaccine expert.



Biden proposes live fact checkers for debates with Trump
 

Biden proposes live fact checkers for debates with TrumpJoe Biden said on Wednesday that he would like his three upcoming debates with Donald Trump to include a real-time fact-check of both candidates’ statements, although he admitted it wasn’t likely to happen.



The conspiracy theorists are wrong: Doctors are not inflating America's COVID-19 death toll for cash
 

The conspiracy theorists are wrong: Doctors are not inflating America's COVID-19 death toll for cashSen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, has embraced a false online conspiracy theory that seeks to minimize the danger of COVID-19 by claiming only a few thousand Americans have died from the virus — not the 185,000 reported by health agencies and hospitals.



Americans complied with coronavirus lockdowns, helping to curb pandemic, new CDC study finds
 

Americans complied with coronavirus lockdowns, helping to curb pandemic, new CDC study findsMost people throughout the country followed lockdown orders to avoid contracting — or spreading — the coronavirus, a new CDC study found.



A second COVID-19 wave in Spain holds a warning for U.S.
 

A second COVID-19 wave in Spain holds a warning for U.S.Public officials shy away from using the term “second wave,” but with new cases surging toward 9,000 a day, the highest numbers in Europe, Spain is becoming a cautionary tale for the rest of the world.



Trump's new coronavirus adviser uses made-up statistics and false claims to praise White House pandemic response
 

Trump's new coronavirus adviser uses made-up statistics and false claims to praise White House pandemic responseIn recent days, Dr. Scott Atlas has eclipsed Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx as Trump’s most visible, and presumably trusted, coronavirus adviser.



Why Trump should wait until after the election to announce a COVID-19 vaccine
 

Why Trump should wait until after the election to announce a COVID-19 vaccineIn recent days, experts have become increasingly convinced — and alarmed — that President Trump is pushing to cut corners and rush the release of a COVID-19 vaccine before Nov. 3 to improve his chances in the election.



Sturgis motorcycle rally was a 'superspreader event'
 

Sturgis motorcycle rally was a 'superspreader event'A month after 460,000 motorcycle enthusiasts converged on Sturgis, S.D., researchers have found that thousands have been sickened across the nation, leading them to brand the rally a “superspreader” event that will involve more than $12 billion in health care costs.




Is it time for colleges to drop the SAT and ACT?
 

Is it time for colleges to drop the SAT and ACT?Hundreds of colleges have made the SAT and ACT optional for applicants because of the pandemic. Should they ditch the standardized tests for good?



Exclusive: White House orders end to COVID-19 airport screenings for international travelers
 

Exclusive: White House orders end to COVID-19 airport screenings for international travelersThe screening operations have been held at select airports since January.



A new COVID-19 forecast predicts more than 400,000 deaths by the end of 2020. Will the fall wave really be that big?
 

A new COVID-19 forecast predicts more than 400,000 deaths by the end of 2020. Will the fall wave really be that big?Experts have long feared that colder weather and other factors could create a fall wave of the coronavirus with the potential to dwarf previous peaks — and America’s most prominent COVID-19 modelers are projecting just that. So is it time to freak out about the fall? Maybe not just yet.



Post-COVID heart damage alarms researchers: 'There was a black hole' in infected cells
 

Post-COVID heart damage alarms researchers: 'There was a black hole' in infected cellsWhile more studies are needed, researchers and doctors throughout the country are warning of a likely connection between COVID-19 and a serious heart condition.



2 Black Senate hopefuls look to make history in the South — and fix health care while they're at it
 

2 Black Senate hopefuls look to make history in the South — and fix health care while they're at itShreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins from Louisiana and Jaime Harrison from South Carolina envision a “new South” to address issues they say have been largely ignored by their longtime incumbent opponents.



New York speeds to open restaurants for indoor dining despite scientists' concerns over COVID-19 spread
 

New York speeds to open restaurants for indoor dining despite scientists' concerns over COVID-19 spreadA new CDC study found that people infected with the coronavirus were twice as likely to have been at a restaurant than those who had not. Even with social distancing mandates in place, restaurants could become coronavirus hot spots.



Biden campaign jumps on Woodward interview to pin COVID deaths on Trump's 'playing it down'
 

Biden campaign jumps on Woodward interview to pin COVID deaths on Trump's 'playing it down'As the revelations by journalist Bob Woodward of how President Trump misled the American people about the severity of the coronavirus reverberated this week, the Biden campaign did its best to keep the story alive with scathing digital advertising.



Children transmit the coronavirus, Utah study suggests, but don't get sick themselves
 

Children transmit the coronavirus, Utah study suggests, but don't get sick themselvesThe new findings could help shape the debate about how to reopen schools safely as the coronavirus continues to sicken thousands and kill hundreds daily.



Fallout from Trump's coronavirus admissions
 

Fallout from Trump's coronavirus admissionsPresident Trump told journalist Bob Woodward that he was deliberately downplaying the risks of the coronavirus in the early months of the pandemic. What impact will these statements have?



Poll: Number of Americans willing to get COVID-19 vaccine falls to new low amid fears Trump is putting politics before safety
 

Poll: Number of Americans willing to get COVID-19 vaccine falls to new low amid fears Trump is putting politics before safetyThe latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll reveals that less than a third of Americans (32 percent) say they plan to get vaccinated, a stunning 23-point decline that reflects rising concern about the politicization of the vaccine process.



Michael Caputo was brought in to streamline coronavirus messaging. He has fostered chaos instead.
 

Michael Caputo was brought in to streamline coronavirus messaging. He has fostered chaos instead.A disciple of Nixonian “dirty trickster” Roger Stone, Caputo has worked for Oliver North, Russian energy giant Gazprom and, most recently, Trump, joining his presidential campaign back when few were taking that campaign seriously. 



Police called to home of boy with toy gun in virtual class: 'I could have been burying my son today,' mom says
 

Police called to home of boy with toy gun in virtual class: 'I could have been burying my son today,' mom saysA Black seventh grader from Colorado had the police called to his house because he was playing with a toy gun during virtual art class. His mom, Dani Elliott, believes that if anyone did anything wrong, it was the school.



Can coronavirus vaccine mistrust be overcome?
 

Can coronavirus vaccine mistrust be overcome?A large number of Americans say they won't feel safe taking a vaccine for coronavirus once one is available. Can their lack of trust be fixed or will vaccine skepticism make herd immunity impossible?



CDC chief says masks better at stopping coronavirus than a vaccine
 

CDC chief says masks better at stopping coronavirus than a vaccine“This face mask is more guaranteed to protect me against COVID than when I take a COVID vaccine,” Dr. Robert Redfield said. “If I don't get an immune response, the vaccine's not going to protect me. This face mask will."



Trump appointees not influencing coronavirus science, CDC chief promises
 

Trump appointees not influencing coronavirus science, CDC chief promisesTestifying before Congress on Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield strongly disputed that the CDC’s scientific research has been influenced by political appointees attempting to bring those findings in line with President Trump’s views.



 
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