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China: We Will Not Allow the US to Seize the Memes of Production

Chinese state media has responded to Donald Trump’s decision that he’s the president of TikTok now, accusing him of stealing. Reuters quoted the state-backed paper China Daily, in which the editorial board wrote that China won’t tolerate Donald Trump’s “bullying” and outright “theft” of TikTok, and that China had…Read more...
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Donald Trump flounders in interview over US Covid-19 death toll

President again says he is doing ‘incredible job’ fighting pandemic and casts doubt on Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of deathCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump visibly floundered in an interview when pressed on a range of issues, including the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the US, his claims that mail-in voting is fraudulent, and his inaction over the “Russian bounty” scandal.The US president also repeatedly cast doubt on the cause of death of Jeffrey ...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak, US Covid


Donald Trump on the ropes in interview over US Covid-19 death toll

President again says he is doing ‘incredible job’ fighting pandemic and casts doubt on Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of deathCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump visibly floundered in an interview when pressed on a range of issues, including the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the US, his claims that mail-in voting is fraudulent, and his inaction over the “Russian bounty” scandal.The US president also repeatedly cast doubt on the cause of death of Jeffrey ...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak, US Covid


Study reveals impact of powerful CEOs and money laundering on bank performance

Banks with powerful CEOs and smaller boards are more likely to take risks and be susceptible to money laundering.The study tested for a link between bank risk and enforcements issued by US regulators for money laundering in almost 1,000 publicly listed US banks.The results show that money laundering enforcements are associated with an increase in bank risk. The impact of money laundering is heightened by the presence of powerful CEOs and only partly mitigated by large and independent executive b...
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Number of US patients with newly identified cancers before, during COVID-19 pandemic

Changes in the number of patients with newly identified cancer before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States are examined in this observational study.
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US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery – as it happened

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers. This live blog is closed. Follow our new one belowCoronavirus – latest updates 12.18am BST We are closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on our continuing coverage on our new global live blow below. Related: Coronavirus live news: WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' vaccine for Covid-19 12.01am BST...
Tags: Science, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Belgium, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellersIran death toll three times higher than admitted, says reportBerlin protests against coronavirus rules divide leadersRussia claims to be ahead of rivals in vaccine raceUS coronavirus live - latest updatesUK coronavirus live - latest updates 9.29pm BST Supporters of a Senegalese Muslim religious and political leader ransacked a n...
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Russia claims to be ahead of rivals in race to produce Covid vaccine

Moscow says it will start production next month and mass immunisation by OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Russian government claims to have stolen a march on dozens of global rivals – including the US and UK – in the race to produce a viable coronavirus vaccine, saying it would start production of a vaccine next month and begin mass immunisation by October.The announcement came amid controversy over how Russia has rushed its two vaccine candidates through sa...
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Women skip medications more in the US than other countries

For patients, especially those living with chronic conditions, nonadherence to prescription medicines due to cost is a common problem. By not filling prescriptions, skipping doses, delaying refills, or splitting pills, patients risk compromising the therapeutic benefit of their treatments. To understand the extent of this problem, researchers studied survey data from 11 high-income countries. They found that the largest disparities for non-adherence occurred among younger women in the U.S.
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Children's National Hospital case report sounds the alarm for antibiotic resistance

A recent meningitis case at Children's National Hospital raises serious concerns about antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it, researchers from the hospital write in a case report. Their findings, published online August 3 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, could change laboratory and clinical practice across the US and potentially around the globe
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Covid-19 in the Middle East: 'Normal life is back – including the tensions'

The Guardian’s international correspondent on the last few months in Jordan, where he is based, and across the region For most people, the first few days and weeks were pretty scary. We were reading stories about hospitals being overwhelmed, death rates growing exponentially. It’s never been as high here as it has been in Europe, but we did feel it here early on. It felt initially like an adrenaline rush. Jordan had one of the harshest lockdowns – for a period, you couldn’t leave your home for a...
Tags: Europe, Science, US, World news, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Jordan, Membership, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live: South Africa cases reach 500,000, new cases double in Belgium

Crew onboard Norwegian cruise ship test positive for virus; Vietnamese tourist hotspot Da Nang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe 9.25pm BST South Africa’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 have crossed half a million, the health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached a million. Africa’s mo...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Senate, Africa, US, World news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Da Nang, Reuters, BST South Africa


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record global daily cases as easing on hold in England

Almost 300,000 new infections on Friday, led by US, Brazil and India; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown; Victoria braced for more restrictions in Australia. Follow all the developments liveThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this year 1.10am BST In Australia, the state of Victoria is mulling further restrictions to curb the rise in case numbers. The state has recorded more than 1,300 new infections over the past two days, including a record ...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, India, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Who, Boris Johnson, Victoria, GlaxoSmithKline, Trump, Sanofi, US Brazil


High COVID-19 risk among health care workers, especially those from minority backgrounds

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and the UK, frontline healthcare workers -- Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds -- faced much higher risks of testing positive.
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SARS-CoV-2 screening strategies for safe reopening of college campuses

This study defines the screening performance standards for SARS-CoV-2 tests that would permit the safe return of students to US residential college campuses this fall.
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The Lancet Public Health: UK and US healthcare workers report higher rates of COVID-19 compared to general population in early pandemic period

Frontline healthcare workers may have substantially higher risk of reporting a positive test for COVID-19 than people from the general population, according to an observational study of almost 100,000 healthcare workers in the UK and USA published today in The Lancet Public Health journal.
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‘Stark’ New Study Shows the Most Polluted Places in the US Haven’t Changed in 35 Years

Though the U.S. has made strides to lower air pollution nationwide, these benefits haven’t been shared equally. New research has found that the most-polluted places nearly 35 years ago remain the most polluted today. If a location’s Hispanic population increased in that time, it was more likely to see air quality inch…Read more...
Tags: Science, US, Air Pollution, Environmental Racism, Dirty Air


US Energy Use Hit a Record Low This Spring, But Natural Gas Tightened Its Grip

Amid the lockdowns spurred by the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Americans have been doing a lot less. There have been fewer cars on the roads, fewer planes in the air, and entire industries shut down. As a result, U.S. energy use plunged to its lowest level in 30 years this past spring, the Energy Information…Read more...
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Global report: Australia sees record daily case rise as global infections pass 17m

State of Victoria reports 723 new cases and 13 deaths; US deaths pass 150,000; Japan lifts ban on re-entry or some foreign residentsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAustralia has reported a record rise in coronavirus infections and deaths, with the state of Victoria announcing more than 700 new cases and 13 deaths, as the state continues to battle significant outbreaks in the aged care sector and among healthcare workers. It comes as global cases passed 17m, after five...
Tags: Japan, Science, Australia, US, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak


Group-based smoking cessation help US inmates quit tobacco

Behavioral and nicotine replacement therapies offered together can help people who are incarcerated quit smoking, according to Rutgers researchers.
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Tip sheet for joint statistical meetings Aug. 2 - 6, 2020

New research from Virtual Joint Statistical Meetings 2020 includes applications to COVID-19, sports, forensic science, AI, social media emoticons, climate change, stock market, criminal justice, undocumented immigrants, algorithmic fairness, US census, precision medicine, opioid crisis, and more. Complementary press registration is available.
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Coronavirus live news: Australia sees record 723 new cases as global infections near 17m

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesGlobal cases near 17mAustralian state of Victoria reports record cases and deathsUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST California, Florida and Texas, the three larg...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Texas, Science, Australia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Miami, Victoria


Coronavirus live news: Australia sees record 723 new cases; Hong Kong on brink of 'large-scale outbreak'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesAustralia coronavirus news – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24am BST Still in Australia, from midnigh...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Australia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Carrie Lam, Coronavirus outbreak, Metro Melbourne


Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record daily cases as Hong Kong on brink of 'large-scale outbreak'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST In Hong Kon...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil confirms nearly 70,000 new cases, a daily record

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.19pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan joining you now. I’ll be bringing you the latest for the next few hours – ge...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Brazil confirms over 70,000 cases in new daily record

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST Guatemalan hospitals say they have had to bury dozens of Covid-19 victims who have never been i...
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Coronavirus live news: US coronavirus deaths top 150,000 as France sees surge in cases

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.26pm BST From grim milestones to record unemployment rates and protests against stay-at-home orders, the ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: France reports highest daily increase in cases in more than a month

French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system; pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj beginsGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.22pm BST French health authorities reported 1,392 additional Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the hi...
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Global report: obey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warn

Countries around the world battle to contain rises in numbers of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance’s health minister, Olivier Véran, has warned that the struggle with coronavirus virus will be long, and that a second national lockdown will be avoided only if people stick to physical distancing rules.His comments came as the US death toll from the virus approached 150,000 and as Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said the recent improvement in his c...
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Coronavirus live news: Madrid officials backtrack after outrage over plans for 'immunity cards'

Spanish authorities had planned ‘immunity card’ for people who had tested positive for coronavirus; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system; pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj beginsTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsVietnam on high alert as cases detected in major citiesUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.12pm BST 4.48pm BST Spain diagnosed another 1,153 coronavirus in...
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