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Coronavirus live news: UK records 174 deaths; Colombia due to surpass 1m cases

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths? 5.21pm BST Jason Rodrigues with the latest from the anti-lockdown protest at Westminster BridgeProtesters sat down on Westminster Bridge now pic.twitter.com/0ZlSHbBRsy 5.12pm BST New coronavirus measures have been announced in Brussels. From 26 October,...
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Fauci: ‘Maybe We Should Be Mandating’ Masks Amid Record High Coronavirus Cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday said it might be time to mandate mask-wearing to curb the spread of coronavirus as the nation broke its previous record for the highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases. “If people are not wearing masks, then maybe we should be mandating it,” Fauci told CNN in an interview on Friday. The remarks come as  data compiled by Johns Hopkins University on Friday revealed a record-breaking high of 83,000 new coronavirus cases for a single day. Fauci who is both the di...
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New daily coronavirus cases will 'easily hit six-figure' mark soon, public health expert warns

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. - ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The number of new daily cases of coronavirus will "easily hit six-figure numbers" soon, a public health expert told CNN Friday. The US recorded the highest number of new daily cases or coronavirus yesterday with an additional 83,757 cases in a single day, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Ex...
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Ivanka And Jared’s Lawyer Threatens To Sue Over The Lincoln Project’s Times Square Billboards

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s lawyer is threatening to sue The Lincoln Project for billboards the Republican group installed in Times Square that feature the two White House senior advisers smiling alongside body bags and a staggering coronavirus death toll. “I am writing concerning the false, malicious and defamatory ads that the Lincoln Project is displaying on billboards in Times Square,” Marc Kasowitz — a longtime outside counsel for President Donald Trump from the New York-based law f...
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Teargas deployed at anti-lockdown protest in Naples on day of new curfew – video report

Angry over a newly imposed 11pm to 5am regional curfew, demonstrators in the southern Italian city of Naples threw stones and bottles at police on Friday evening. The authorities responded with teargas. The stricter measures are an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus, which has killed more than 37,000 people in Italy since the start of the pandemicCoronavirus news - live updates Continue reading...
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Top London restaurants find loophole in tier 2 Covid rules

An exception meant for freelancers sees a roaring lunch trade, and No 10 doesn’t seem too botheredCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“A table for six? No, sir, that is against the Covid-19 restrictions … unless you promise that your party will discuss business, not pleasure.”Some of London’s fanciest restaurants have discovered a loophole in the tier-2 coronavirus lockdowns restrictions designed to prevent households from mixing and thereby slow the spread of the virus. ...
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Coronavirus live news: anti-lockdown protesters march in central London; Colombia due to surpass 1m cases

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths? 3.03pm BST Colombia is set to surpass 1 million infections on Saturday, becoming the eighth country globally to do so. As scientists around the world race to find a coronavirus inoculation, Colombia says it is ready to distribute any vaccine which proves ef...
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Apple is expanding its new 'Express' stores for the iPhone 12 launch and holiday shopping — see what's it's like to shop at one

The Apple Express store in Burlingame, California in September. Marci Harris Apple will be introducing more "Express" storefronts as the holiday shopping season approaches and the company begins distributing its new iPhone 12 models, Reuters reported. Apple's new "Express" format has a wall towards the front of the store and uses plexiglass as a barrier between employees and customers.  The plexiglass panels are placed in front of the sales counters and product displays. Apple Express stor...
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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump threatened to sue an anti-Trump super PAC for putting up billboards showing them smiling next to the US COVID-19 death toll

The new billboard featuring Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in Times Square, New York on October 22, 2020. Noam Galai/Getty Images The Lincoln Project, a super PAC founded by Republicans against President Donald Trump, on Friday unveiled two billboards in Times Square attacking Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner over the US COVID-19 death toll. One billboard shows Ivanka Trump smiling and gesturing next to the New York and US coronavirus death tolls. The other shows Jared Kushner smiling next t...
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Cross-border toilet trips at Chester cinema fall foul of Welsh Covid rules

Loos for Storyhouse’s Halloween drive-in screenings were just over Welsh side of the lineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDrive-in cinemagoers in Chester were almost caught short after it emerged anyone using the toilets, located across the Welsh border, would be breaking coronavirus lockdown laws.Ticket-holders for the Storyhouse’s Moonlight Drive Halloween showings could breathe a sigh of relief on Friday, after the cinema confirmed it had found a way out of the tigh...
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World of vaccines is a ‘fiendishly’ complex one

It is important that Africa, along with other regions of the Global South, builds its own vaccine-manufacturing capacity The post World of vaccines is a ‘fiendishly’ complex one appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Coronavirus live news: expert warns NHS will struggle to cope; Bulgaria shuts nightclubs as cases surge

UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USHow London’s top restaurants are skewering the Covid rulesWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths? 12.10pm BST Spanish regions have urged the central government to take measures that would give them legal backing to impose curfews as coronavirus cases rise.As of Saturday, 10 of Spain’s 17 regions, including Valencia, Asturias, Castilla-La Mancha and the...
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Fauci suggested a face mask mandate and warned that the general public might not get a COVID-19 vaccine until mid-2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on September 23, 2020. Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci has suggested that face coverings should be made mandatory in the US. "Well, if people are not wearing masks, then maybe we should be mandating it," Fauci told CNN on Friday. He did not say whether this would at a national or state level. Fauci's comments come as the US enters its third, and likely deadliest, coronavirus surge. The infectious-disease expert also gave an update on...
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A 24-year-old in Florida's anti-mask capital describes how the coronavirus destroyed her family: 8 people got sick, 2 of whom died

A nurse checks on a COVID-19 patient at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, August 19, 2020. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images Chloe Gray lost her mother and her aunt to the coronavirus. She was also infected, along with five family members.  Gray's family lives in Marion County, Florida, where the sheriff banned masks for staff and visitors to his department. For Gray's family, the pandemic has been a "wake-up call," she said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19

Diagnosis comes as Poland imposes new restrictions in an effort to contain coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Polish president, Andrzej Duda, has tested positive for coronavirus.Duda’s spokesman, Błażej Spychalski, said on Twitter on Saturday that the 48-year-old conservative leader had been tested on Friday. He said the president felt well and was in isolation. Continue reading...
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'How do we become a serious people again?' Dave Eggers, Annie Proulx and more on the 2020 election

How is America faring after four years of Donald Trump? Which way will voters turn? US authors including Richard Powers, Ocean Vuong and Kiley Reid share their hopes and fears Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: South Yorkshire goes into tier 3 restrictions, Polish president tests positive

UK could be urged to keep windows open in effort to curb Covid-19Coronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USHow London’s top restaurants are skewering the Covid rulesWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths? 8.19am BST In the UK, Sheffield city region mayor Dan Jarvis has said he will not hesitate to seek additional government support for South Yorkshire after the region entered the strictest Tier 3 coronavirus controls. Jarvis said a 41 million funding packag...
Tags: UK, Science, London, World news, Infectious Diseases, South Yorkshire, Jarvis, Dan Jarvis, Coronavirus, USHow London, UK Sheffield city


How London's top restaurants are skewering the Covid rules

An exception meant for freelancers sees a roaring lunch trade, and No 10 doesn’t seem too botheredCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“A table for six? No, sir, that is against the Covid-19 restrictions … unless you promise that your party will discuss business, not pleasure.”Some of London’s fanciest restaurants have discovered a loophole in the tier-2 coronavirus lockdowns restrictions designed to prevent households from mixing and thereby slow the spread of the virus. ...
Tags: Business, London, UK News, Food & drink industry, Coronavirus


Daniel Andrews says Victorian easing of coronavirus restrictions in doubt as cluster worsens

Victoria records seven new Covid-19 cases, four in Preston, with five in NSW and four in WAFollow today’s coronavirus live blogQueensland investigates Covid-19 strain on cargo ship after New Zealand alertHope for further significant easing of coronavirus restrictions in Victoria on Sunday are in doubt as an outbreak in Melbourne’s northern suburbs grows.Victoria recorded seven new cases on Saturday, six linked to known outbreaks, prompting the government to order all staff and students from two ...
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Coronavirus live news: South Yorkshire goes into tier 3 restrictions, Victoria cluster worsens in Australia

Tory MP Ben Bradley agrees with tweet saying free school meals money goes to ‘crack den and brothel’; EU fights second wave. Follow updates 7.31am BST The Conservative MP Ben Bradley has been accused of “stigmatisation of working-class families” over a tweet that labelled the free school meals programme as “20 cash direct to a crack den and a brothel”.Bradley replied to the post, which was by another user. The MP wrote: “That’s what FSM vouchers in the summer effectively did ...”A Conservati...
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At 75, I've volunteered for a Covid vaccine trial. It could set people free

Some of my friends think I’m mad but we need to know people my age can go out safely againThere’s a 50% chance that this week I was injected with a vaccine designed to protect me from Covid-19. If not, I got the saltwater placebo instead. I won’t know until the study ends in 13 months, which is a shame. It would be nice to walk the streets without looking balefully around me at young people not wearing masks and thinking: I’m 75, this virus kills people my age.It killed my chum Mike Pentelow, wh...
Tags: Health, Society, Medical Research, Older people, Vaccines and immunisation, Mike, Coronavirus, COVID, Mike Pentelow


South Lake Tahoe Steps Up To Help Restaurants Face The Winter

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Queensland investigates Covid-19 strain on cargo ship after New Zealand alert

MV Sofrana Surville barred from docking after officials in New Zealand said crew members on departing cargo ship might have new strainQueensland health officials are working to determine the strain of Covid-19 infecting the crew of a cargo ship anchored off the Australian state’s Sunshine Coast.The MV Sofrana Surville was blocked from docking in Brisbane after New Zealand warned it could be carrying a new strain of the virus. Continue reading...
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'Our hospital is not built for a pandemic': Hospitals again struggle to keep up with the surging number of COVID-19 cases across the nation

A nurse checks in on a COVID-19 patient at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, on August 19, 2020. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images The US hit an all-time high for new coronavirus cases on Friday: 82,600.  Case numbers are soaring all across the country, not just in one particular hot spot.  Hospitals are running out of space and don't have enough staff to provide adequate care, and many are on the brink.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Coro...
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October linkfest

Cleo Levin wrote for Slate about “ridiculously surreal” made-for-Amazon brand names: “Here were a series of names that were not only unknown to me, but also quite perplexing: Artfish, Wishpig, Sweatyrocks, Demonlick, and Pukemark.”  * Ben Zimmer wrote for Beyond Wordplay about Washington’s new Planet Word Museum, which opened via virtual ribbon-cutting—with President Obama as a surprise guest—on October 22. * Have you ever wished there was a word for “words that elicit amusement due t...
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My 'feral' interview with Covid-19 denier Jami-Lee Ross didn't go as he planned | Tova O'Brien

Good journalists know balanced reporting is not as simple as providing both sides of the story. You have to squash falsehoodsLike the families of 1.14 million people worldwide, our family has lost people we love to Covid-19. They are people who would not have died were it not for this deadly, hyper-contagious virus. We are in a global pandemic that is at least 15 times more fatal than seasonal influenza.When people argue otherwise it puts more lives at risk; more families will mourn. Covid-19 co...
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Tova O'Brien: my 'feral' interview with Covid-19 denier Jami-Lee Ross

Good journalists know balanced reporting is not as simple as providing both sides of the story. You have to squash falsehoodsLike the families of 1.14 million people worldwide, our family has lost people we love to Covid-19. They are people who would not have died were it not for this deadly, hyper-contagious virus. We are in a global pandemic that is at least 15 times more fatal than seasonal influenza.When people argue otherwise it puts more lives at risk; more families will mourn. Covid-19 co...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, New Zealand politics, Jami Lee Ross, Coronavirus, New Zealand election 2020, Tova O Brien


US election: early voting could reportedly fuel highest turnout since 1908 – as it happened

Record turnout of about 150 million voters predictedBiden and Trump diverge sharply on major issuesBiden the winner, viewers and undecided voters sayFive key debate takeawaysSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 2.43am BST Follow the Guardian’s global coronavirus updates: Related: Coronavirus live news: Vaccine trial restarts as cluster worsens in Victoria, Australia 2.37am BST Experts say that despite the snafus, the election is working without too many hiccu...
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Three coronavirus cases reported at church fighting county’s pandemic rules

Los Angeles County health officials this week confirmed that three cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley. The church has been in a legal battle with the county over the health order, which bars indoor worship services. A judge issued an order requiring the church to stop holding such services, but the church has been defying that order, and it could be held in contempt at a court hearing next month. An attorney for the church issued a statement Friday conde...
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‘You Have To Get Creative’: Distance Learning Throwing A Wrench In Reading

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