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AMLO, Mexican President, Has Coronavirus

AMLO, Mexican President, Has Coronavirus

AMLO, Mexican President, Has Coronavirus AMLO, Mexican President, Has Coronavirus Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said Sunday that he had contracted the coronavirus and was undergoing “medical treatment” for what he described as mild symptoms. Mr. López Obrador, writing on Twitter, said he would continue to carry out his official duties, including holding a call with President Vladimir V. …

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University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant

University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant

University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant The University of Michigan said Saturday that it had suspended all sports activities for up to two weeks and told athletes, coaches and team staff members to quarantine immediately after “several” cases of the British-affiliated variant of the coronavirus were found among …

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Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus? Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus? Maria Polyakova, an economist at Stanford University, has studied the effects of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. “In general,” she said, “we expect that staying at home mechanically slows the pandemic, as it reduces the number of interactions between people.” Updated  Jan. 23, 2021, 11:16 a.m. ET “The trade-off …

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A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City

A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City

A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City In official exhibitions and media, Wuhan is celebrated as the “city of heroes,” a triumph of the Chinese Communist Party. Across China, mentions of fatalities are muted. Wuhan still has not released statistics for cremations in the first quarter of …

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UK Warns New Coronavirus Variant May Be Deadlier

UK Warns New Coronavirus Variant May Be Deadlier

UK Warns New Coronavirus Variant May Be Deadlier UK Warns New Coronavirus Variant May Be Deadlier LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been expected to trumpet a rare success in the campaign against the coronavirus on Friday: news that Britain had vaccinated 5.4 million people. By the end of the day, it was overtaken by a tentative finding that …

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U.K. Hospitals Struggle to Cope With a New Coronavirus Variant

U.K. Hospitals Struggle to Cope With a New Coronavirus Variant

U.K. Hospitals Struggle to Cope With a New Coronavirus Variant U.K. Hospitals Struggle to Cope With a New Coronavirus Variant LONDON — As a new and more contagious variant of the coronavirus pounds Britain’s overstretched National Health Service, health care workers say the government’s failure to anticipate a wintertime crush of infections has left them resorting to ever more desperate …

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The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine.

The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine.

The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine. The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a Vaccine. At least two American companies, as well as Russian researchers, are working on coronavirus vaccines for mink. The animals have grown sick and died in large numbers from the virus, which they have also passed back to people in mutated form. Zoetis, …

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Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes An unusual experiment to prevent nursing home staff members and residents from infection with the coronavirus has succeeded, the drug maker Eli Lilly announced on Thursday. A drug containing monoclonal antibodies — laboratory-grown virus-fighters — prevented symptomatic infections in residents …

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Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims An unusual experiment to prevent nursing home staff members and residents from infection with the coronavirus has succeeded, the drug maker Eli Lilly announced on Thursday. A drug containing monoclonal antibodies — laboratory-grown virus-fighters — prevented symptomatic infections in residents who were …

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Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines

Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines

Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines Emerging Coronavirus Variants May Pose Challenges to Vaccines The steady drumbeat of reports about new variants of the coronavirus — first in Britain, then in South Africa, Brazil and the United States — have brought a new worry: Will vaccines protect against these altered versions of the virus? The answer so far …

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