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Harvard Business School temporarily moves some MBA classes online to curb Covid outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Harvard Business School Brooks Kraft LLC | Corbis | Getty Images Harvard Business School moved all in-person classes for first-year MBA and some second-year students online this week and increased its Covid-19 testing requirements to try to curb a recent......

U.S. heads into Labor Day with Covid vaccines but a substantially worse outbreak than this time last year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People line up at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing at a mobile testing van in New York City, August 27, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The U.S. is heading into Labor Day weekend with just over four times as many......

Duke University mandates Covid vaccines for staff and reinstitutes mask rules following outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A general view of the Duke University Chapel on the Duke University campus on March 4, 2016. Lance King | Getty Images Duke University on Monday enacted a vaccine mandate for staff and a mask requirement for the entire campus......

NFL says it would welcome vaccine mandate for players following small Covid outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A detailed view of a “Masks Required” sign in the stadium concourse before the game between the Washington Football Team and the Dallas Cowboys at FedExField on October 25, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. Scott Taetsch | Getty Images There’s just......

Judge rules Florida school districts may impose mask mandates

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Judge rules Florida school districts may impose mask mandates – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A Florida judge ruled school districts can require students and teachers to wear masks, striking down a ban on mask mandates imposed by the......

New Zealand COVID-19 Delta outbreak spreading rapidly as cases jump

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People jog past a social distancing sign on the first day of New Zealand’s new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) safety measure that mandates wearing of a mask on public transport, in Auckland, New Zealand, August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall/File Photo WELLINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Tuesday recorded its......

A Covid outbreak delays a draft report on Arizona Republicans’ widely criticized election review.

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A draft report on a much-ridiculed review of the 2020 election results in Arizona’s largest county has been delayed by a Covid-19 outbreak on the team preparing the analysis, the Republican president of the Arizona State Senate said on Monday. The president, Senator Karen Fann, said in a statement that......

Duke reviews bacteria outbreak at Coach K camp

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Dozens of people who attended Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s K Academy, a fantasy camp for adults, were likely exposed to the bacteria Legionella, according to a release from the school on Thursday. The 84 people who were likely exposed are all expected to recover after experiencing flu-like symptoms, including fever,......

Sydney imposes nightly curfew as Australia battles Delta outbreak

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Police officers patrol the quiet city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sydney, Australia, August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott COVID-19 lockdown of Sydney extended by one month Curfew imposed on 2 mln Sydney residents Victoria state warns it is “on the......

Delta outbreak exposes New Zealand’s low vaccination rates

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Lambton Quay is devoid of people on the first day of a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wellington, New Zealand, August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Praveen Menon New Zealand enters second day of lockdown NZ reports 11 new cases on Thursday, total at 21 PM Ardern......

New Zealand delays rate hike amid COVID-19 outbreak, flags tightening before yr-end

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Two people walk towards the entrance of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand located in the New Zealand capital city of Wellington, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Howard/File Photo COVID-19 outbreak forces RBNZ to keep rates at record low 0.25% RBNZ says decision to hold rates was prompted by lockdown Policymakers......

Australia’s worsening outbreak raises concerns about Aboriginal communities.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads beyond Sydney into the surrounding state of New South Wales, concern is mounting about the potential impact on vulnerable, unvaccinated Aboriginal Australians. The Australian government had made Aboriginal people a......

Roadblocks erected in Sydney as Australia battles Delta outbreak

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Commuters wear protective face masks on public transit at Central Station following the implementation of new public health regulations from the state of New South Wales, as the city grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sydney, Australia, June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo SYDNEY, Aug 16......

Australian state goes into lockdown as Sydney’s outbreak spreads.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here With a stubborn Delta outbreak in Sydney, Australia, spreading in areas outside the city and in vulnerable Aboriginal communities, New South Wales officials announced a lockdown for the entire state on Saturday along with tightened restrictions for residents......

Surge in COVID cases overwhelming hospitals once again

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Surge in COVID cases overwhelming hospitals once again – CBS News Watch CBSN Live New COVID-19 infections in the U.S. continue to climb, with 186,000 new cases reported Friday. The surge in cases, fueled by the Delta variant, is......

COVID nurse angered and frustrated over preventable resurgence

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here COVID nurse angered and frustrated over preventable resurgence – CBS News Watch CBSN Live With coronavirus related hospitalizations and deaths spiking once again, primarily among the unvaccinated, one nurse shares her story. She voiced her frustrations over this preventable......

This map shows the latest Covid outbreak in mainland China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New pockets of Covid-19 cases have emerged in parts of mainland China in the last few weeks as the highly infectious delta variant spreads across the country. So far this month, locally transmitted cases reported in mainland China have climbed......

“CBS Evening News” headlines for Monday, August 9, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “CBS Evening News” headlines for Monday, August 9, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Here’s a look at the top stories making headlines on the “CBS Evening News,” hosted by Major Garrett Be the first to know Get......

Greek Artistic Swimming Team Out of Olympics Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum A COVID-19 outbreak has ruled Greece’s artistic swimming team out of the Olympics ahead of Friday’s team event, marking the first time in Tokyo that an entire team has withdrawn mid-competition due to the coronavirus.  The team has......

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