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U.S. students are at ‘higher risk’ from the coronavirus than kids in other countries, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Children in the U.S. are more likely than kids in other countries to have underlying conditions that place them at an increased risk of becoming severely sick with Covid-19, complicating the U.S. debate over how and whether to reopen schools......
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WHO says U.S. and Brazil accounted for half of new daily coronavirus cases: ‘Too many countries are headed in the wrong direction’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The United States and Brazil accounted for half of the new daily coronavirus cases as countries across the globe struggle to contain their outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Monday. The U.S. and Brazil reported 111,319 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, roughly......
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Pfizer, BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccines get FDA’s ‘fast track’ status

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Albert Bourla, Pfizer Gian Ehrenzeller | Keystone | AP Two experimental coronavirus vaccines by German biotech firm BioNTech and U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer have received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ‘fast track’ designation, the companies said on Monday. The vaccines, BNT162b1......
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Georgia governor reopens coronavirus field hospital at Atlanta convention center

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here One room at a temporary hospital is viewed at the Georgia World Congress Center, Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia. Ron Harris | Pool | AP Georgia is planning to reopen a field hospital at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress......
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Coronavirus deaths tick up in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona as states grapple with growing outbreaks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical staff wearing full PPE push a stretcher with a deceased patient to a car outside of the Covid-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura | Getty Images......
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Trump’s rift with White House health advisor Fauci widens as coronavirus cases continue to hit new records

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump criticized his top infectious disease advisor this week while Dr. Anthony Fauci separately admitted he hasn’t briefed the president on the coronavirus pandemic in at least two months — revealing an apparent widening in the rift between the......
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WHO says it’s ‘very unlikely’ countries can eradicate the coronavirus right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WHO says it’s ‘very unlikely’ countries can eradicate the coronavirus right now SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Watch live: World Health Organization holds press conference as coronavirus pandemic accelerates

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Gilead says remdesivir coronavirus treatment reduces risk of death in severely sick patients

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A lab technician inspects filled vials of investigational coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug remdesivir at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, California, U.S. March 11, 2020. Picture taken March 11, 2020. Gilead Sciences Inc | Reuters Gilead Sciences published new......
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U.S. reports record single-day spike of 63,200 new coronavirus cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People are tested for COVID-19 at a drive through testing site sponsored by the city at Camping World Stadium on July 8, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images The United States reported 63,247 new Covid-19 cases on......
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‘Vaccine nationalism’ could lead to the coronavirus devastating public health and the economy, experts warn

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Airborne transmission of coronavirus in restaurants, gyms and other closed spaces can’t be ruled out, WHO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization published new guidance Thursday, saying it can’t rule out the possibility that the coronavirus can be transmitted through air particles in closed spaces indoors, including in gyms and restaurants. The WHO previously acknowledged that the virus......
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WHO warns the coronavirus is ‘getting worse,’ continues to accelerate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a press conference following an emergency talks over the new SARS-like virus spreading in China and other nations in Geneva on January 22, 2020. Pierre Albouy | AFP | Getty Images......
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California and Florida hit new record for average daily coronavirus cases as U.S. hospitalizations surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) passes a biohazard bag containing a self-administered COVID-19 test to a man at a testing center at Lincoln Park amid the coronavirus pandemic on July 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Mario......
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States with severe coronavirus outbreaks should ‘seriously look at shutting down,’ Dr. Fauci says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters States with......
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Pharma industry balancing accessibility and intellectual property rights in coronavirus vaccine race

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the race to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus speeds up, the pharmaceutical industry is being careful to not set any dangerous precedent that may weaken their future intellectual property rights, a senior executive at IHS Markit said Thursday. ......
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CDC director says there’s no data children drive coronavirus spread — but the U.S. isn’t testing many kids

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Robert Redfield said Wednesday there’s no evidence that children drive the spread of the coronavirus, but that’s likely because the U.S. hasn’t tested enough kids to know one way......
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New Jersey issues statewide order to wear face masks outdoors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, speaks during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, April 6, 2020. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday ordered people to wear face......
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New York Gov. Cuomo blasts Trump on school reopenings: ‘It’s not up to the president’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for pressuring state officials to reopen schools this fall, saying the federal government doesn’t have any authority over the matter. Source – Click here for more To Return to......
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Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

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