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An 11-year-old boy is Florida's youngest person to die from Covid-19 complications

An 11-year-old boy from Miami-Dade County has died from Covid-19 complications, according to the Florida Department of Health, making him the youngest person in the state of Florida to die from the disease.
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Coronavirus: How does California’s surge compare to Florida, Arizona and Texas?

California is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases unlike it has seen during the pandemic. But is the Golden State in the same, dire situation as Florida, Arizona and other states where the virus is spreading rapidly? Let’s take a look at the numbers. Confirmed cases: New cases slowed slightly in California on Wednesday, as county health departments reported 6,874 positive tests, shy of daily records set Monday and Tuesday but higher than any day prior to that, in addition to 81 more fatali...
Tags: Health, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Mississippi, California, Alabama, California News, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Wyoming


New Zealand Health Official Resigns Over Two Covid-19 Cases Imported From Britain

New Zealand’s top health official stepped down on Thursday following a relatively minor scandal that shows the enormous difference in how the U.S. and other wealthy countries are dealing with the covid-19 pandemic. Read more...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, California, Britain, New Zealand, Vaccine, Donald Trump, David Clark, President Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Coronavirus death toll in California jumps, exceeds 100 for first time since early June

After weeks of declining mortality, the daily death toll from COVID-19 in California exceeded 100 on Tuesday for the sixth time of the pandemic, while new cases continued to rise at a pace not seen before this week. There were 107 fatalities from the virus reported around the state Tuesday, according to data compiled by this news organization, the state’s deadliest day since June 10 and only the second day of June with more than 100 deaths. There were also about as many new cases as Monday, whic...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, News, California, Washington, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Mlb, Nevada, Disneyland, Anthony Fauci, Gavin Newsom


California and Florida are charting different coronavirus paths as cases spike

Officials in California and Florida -- two states where coronavirus cases are jumping -- are taking different approaches toward reopening amid spikes in infections.
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DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie have coronavirus, may not return with Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan said Monday they have tested positive for the coronavirus, potentially leaving the Brooklyn Nets without two starters when the NBA season resumes. Jordan said he won’t be in Florida with the Nets when they return from the suspension of the 2019-20 season, while Dinwiddie told The Athletic that he was experiencing symptoms and it was unclear if he would be at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. At least six players on the Nets have test...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Disney, Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Brooklyn, Nba, Jordan, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Orlando, Irving


Nets’ DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus

DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes. Jordan announced his status on Twitter, hours after fellow Nets player Spencer Dinwiddie told The Athletic that he had tested positive and was experiencing symptoms. They give the Nets at least six players who have tested positive for the virus. The other four were back in March, when Kevin Durant said he was one of them. Jordan wrote that he had learned o...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Jordan, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Durant, Athletic, DeAndre Jordan


American Airlines Throws Out Social Distancing Measures During Pandemic

Although the U.S. is still in the middle of a raging coronavirus pandemic that is breaking records in states like Texas and Florida and getting us banned from visiting Europe, American Airlines has decided to throw out social distancing measures on its planes. The airline quietly announced on Friday that it will start …Read more...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, American Airlines, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Social Distancing, Europe American Airlines


Sparks players Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver to sit out WNBA season

By DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks will be without Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver for the WNBA season so they can focus on their health the team announced Friday. Ogwumike, the No. 1 pick by the Connecticut Sun in 2014 has missed two seasons to deal with injuries and with the shortened schedule felt that it would be smart to take care of her health. She missed the 2015 with a knee injury and 2017 because of an Achilles tendon injury. Both were suffered while she played o...
Tags: Health, Florida, New York, Washington, Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Connecticut, Nba, Espn, WNBA, Sparks, IMG, IMG Academy, Connecticut Sun


At least 11 states are pausing or rolling back reopening plans to slow Covid-19 spread

Texas and Florida are pushing back on reopening as the number of coronavirus cases across the country reach record-breaking numbers.
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Texas and Florida restrict businesses to slow Covid-19 spread

Texas and Florida on Friday clamped down on businesses to stem the record-breaking spread of the coronavirus.
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Texas and Florida shift from reopening to issuing more restrictions on businesses

With infection numbers rising in more than 30 states, the US set a daily record for new coronavirus cases. And federal health officials warned that the number of people who've been infected is vastly undercounted.
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, US


Confirmed new virus cases hit a new high of 40,000 in U.S.

By MICHELLE R. SMITH and FRANCES D’EMILIO The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. hit an all-time high of 40,000 Friday — eclipsing the mark set during one of the deadliest stretches in late April — in a resurgence that has led some governors to backtrack or at least pause the reopening of their states. While the increase is believed to reflect, in part, greatly expanded testing, experts say there is ample evidence the virus is making a comeback, including rising deaths...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, News, Mexico, China, India, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Italy, Las Vegas, Nevada, West Coast, AAA


Apple temporarily re-closes 14 more Florida stores as COVID-19 numbers surge

After closing stores across four states, this was no doubt a bit of an inevitable: Following reporting earlier today, Apple has confirmed that it will be shutting down an additional 14 stores in Florida, joining the two it closed last week. The company sent a statement to TechCrunch that is essentially identical to the one it gave us last week, reading, “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step...
Tags: Apple, Health, Ecommerce, Florida, Tech, Arizona, North, South Carolina, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Europe to ban American travel as U.S. struggles to contain pandemic

The EU has slowed the spread of COVID-19 in most regions, while cases in the U.S. continue to grow.The U.S. is reportedly excluded from both lists of "accepted nations," but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested the U.S. may reach an agreement with European officials.A ban on American travel would surely have political consequences for the Trump administration. The European Union is preparing to block Americans from traveling to member nations when borders begin to reopen on July 1.European ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Florida, Eu, European Union, United States, Innovation, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Texas California, Pompeo, Disease Prevention and Control, Mike Pompeo


Florida is seeing Covid-19 cases skyrocket among young people

Months ago, as the coronavirus was first spreading across the country, public health officials warned of the heightened risk it posed to older populations and those with underlying health conditions.
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U.S. virus cases continue to rise at near-record rate

By JENNIFER PELTZ and ELAINE KURTENBACH NEW YORK — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis. While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback. Daily deaths, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests that are coming back positive for the virus...
Tags: Health, Florida, New York, Texas, News, California, China, Uncategorized, Alabama, Sport, European Union, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Connecticut, Paris


Coronavirus: 5 bad signs California is heading the wrong direction

As more people venture out and expand their social circles, the coronavirus pandemic is sending some alarming signals to California about the effects of reopening. “Right now it’s looking like things are going in the wrong direction,” said John Swartzberg, an infectious disease expert and professor emeritus at UC Berkeley. Here are five signs why, experts say. 1. Soaring case counts This is the big one. On Monday and Tuesday, the number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in California soared to ...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Connecticut, Santa Clara, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Southern California


Black Lives Matter Protests Have Not Led To Coronavirus Spike, Research Says

(CNN) — Despite warnings from public health officials, new research suggests Black Lives Matter protests across the country have not led to a jump in coronavirus cases. A new study, published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research, used data on protests from more than 300 of the largest US cities, and found no evidence that coronavirus cases grew in the weeks following the beginning of the protests. In fact, researchers determined that social distancing behaviors actually went up...
Tags: Health, Asia, Europe, Florida, Texas, News, California, US, California News, Cnn, Protests, National Bureau of Economic Research, Black Lives Matter, Gavin Newsom, Greg Abbott, Florida Department of Health


Surging coronavirus cases in U.S. raise fear that progress is slipping

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coronavirus cases in Florida surpassed 100,000 on Monday, part of an alarming surge across the South and West as states reopen for business and many Americans resist wearing masks or keeping their distance from others. The disturbing signs in the Sunshine State as well as places like Arizona, Alabama, Texas and South Carolina — along with countries such as Brazil, India and Pakistan — are raising fears that the progress won after months of lockdowns is slipping away. “It i...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, News, Maryland, California, China, India, Sport, West, Soccer, United States, Pakistan, Arizona, Dubai, Who


President Trump’s intended show of political force at Tulsa rally falls short

TULSA, Okla. — President Donald Trump used his comeback rally to try to define the upcoming election as a choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism, but his intended show of political force during the pandemic was thousands short of a full house and partly overshadowed by new coronavirus cases among his campaign staff. Trump ignored health warnings and held his first rally in 110 days in what was one of the largest indoor gatherings in the world during an outbreak that has killed...
Tags: Health, Florida, News, White House, China, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Manhattan, Oklahoma, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro


Florida reports nearly 4,000 new coronavirus cases, a record single-day increase

For the second consecutive day, Florida announced a record number of new coronavirus cases Friday, adding almost 4,000 reports for a total approaching 90,000.
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After reopening, Apple is closing stores in four states as COVID-19 numbers climb

Apple today confirmed earlier rumors that it plans to shut down re-opened stores in four states.   Impacted locations include six stores in Arizona, two in Florida, another two in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon a...
Tags: Apple, Health, Florida, Texas, Hardware, Tech, Arizona, North Carolina, Apple Store, South Carolina, Deirdre O'Brien, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Arizona Florida Oklahoma Nevada Oregon


Genetically engineered mosquitoes get EPA approval for Florida release

A genetically modified mosquito has received both state and federal approval to be released into the Florida Keys, against the objection of many local residents and a coalition of environmental advocacy groups.
Tags: Health, Florida, Epa


Florida has the makings of the next virus epicenter, experts say

Ten states saw a record number of new Covid-19 cases this week, and one of them could be the next epicenter of the pandemic.
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NBA lays out its vision for Disney restart to teams, players

Here’s some of what awaits NBA players going to Disney next month: game rooms, golf course access, cabanas with misters to combat the heat, fishing areas, bowling, backstage tours and salon services. It only sounds like vacation. The NBA described very specific plans to players and teams for the restart on Tuesday, doing so in a memo and handbook both obtained by The Associated Press. With safety being of the foremost importance during the coronavirus pandemic, players were told they will be tes...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, Disney, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Nba, Espn, Anthony Fauci, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Raptors


WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July

By DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league is still finalizing a partnership with IMG Academy in Florida to play all the games at the facility in Bradenton or other nearby locations. Players and team officials for the league’s 12 teams would be housed at IMG and hold training camps there. “There’s a lot to do between n...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, New York, Sports, America, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Jackson, WNBA, Sparks, Cal, IMG, Tampa St Petersburg, BRADENTON


Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Researchers in Florida say they believe they have shown that the new coronavirus has mutated in a way that makes it more easily infect human cells.
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