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Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. A nurse at the suburban Seattle nursing home that was ravaged by the first U.S. cluster of coronavirus cases sat down beside a visiting pharmacist on Monday, pulled up her blue shirtsleeve …

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Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll

Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll

Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll “It’s not as obvious a bubble as 20 years ago,” said Jay Ritter, a finance professor at the University of Florida who studies initial public offerings. “But we’re close to bubble territory.” The market appears overheated by another gauge that investors often use to determine how …

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Vaccines End the Pandemic’s Political Harmony

Vaccines End the Pandemic’s Political Harmony

Vaccines End the Pandemic’s Political Harmony Vaccines End the Pandemic’s Political Harmony After several months of the pandemic not being a partisan issue in Canada, the prospect of effective vaccines has finally politicized it. While the political dissent in no way resembles the polarization that surrounds the pandemic in the United States, Erin O’Toole has made the government’s vaccine plans …

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A pandemic’s other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests.

A pandemic’s other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests.

A pandemic’s other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests. A pandemic’s other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests. A pandemic’s other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests. Source link

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Markets Decline as Pandemic’s Grip Tightens: Live Business Briefing

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Markets Decline as Pandemic’s Grip Tightens: Live Business Briefing Markets Decline as Pandemic’s Grip Tightens: Live Business Briefing Thursday, Sept. 24 Mnuchin and Pelosi inch toward resuming stimulus talks as economy continues to struggle. Top Democrats on Thursday were crafting a $2.4 trillion package — about $1 trillion less than the measure the House approved in May — that could …

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8 Questions From a Disease Detective on the Pandemic’s Origins

8 Questions From a Disease Detective on the Pandemic’s Origins

8 Questions From a Disease Detective on the Pandemic’s Origins 8 Questions From a Disease Detective on the Pandemic’s Origins Dr. Lucey’s fifth question addresses a detailed report in The South China Morning Post, published in Hong Kong, that identified an early human coronavirus case on Nov. 17 in Hubei province. The province is the size of Washington State, and …

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The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?

The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?

The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus? The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus? Even with more than 500,000 dead worldwide, scientists are struggling to learn how often the virus kills. Here’s why. Source link

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Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves?

Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves?

Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves? Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves? The Google Flu Trends algorithm, as it is known, performed poorly. For instance, it continually overestimated doctor visits, later evaluations found, because of limitations of the data and the influence of outside factors such as media attention, which can drive up searches that are …

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The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami The evidence from recent surveys asking people about their emotions during the pandemic is not convincing one way or the other either, experts said. One reason is that these surveys often do not make distinctions between people in the thick of the action — …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Sparring and Schedules Offer Window Into Pandemic’s Partisan Lens

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sweeping Lockdown Gives Way to Patchwork of State Responses

Coronavirus Live Updates: Sparring and Schedules Offer Window Into Pandemic’s Partisan Lens Coronavirus Live Updates: Sparring and Schedules Offer Window Into Pandemic’s Partisan Lens The White House sets conditions on testifying before Congress as the virus’s partisan divide widens. Administration officials will only testify before Congress if committee leaders agree to conduct the hearings in person, the White House informed …

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