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Biden Outlines $1.9 Trillion Spending Package to Combat Virus and Downturn

Biden Outlines $1.9 Trillion Spending Package to Combat Virus and Downturn

Biden Outlines $1.9 Trillion Spending Package to Combat Virus and Downturn Biden Outlines $1.9 Trillion Spending Package to Combat Virus and Downturn WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Thursday proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn and the Covid-19 crisis, outlining the type of sweeping aid that Democrats have demanded for months and signaling …

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What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools? What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools? “When we look at what’s happened in the U.K. and think about this new variant, and we see all the case numbers going up, we have to remember it in the context of schools being open with virtually no modification at all,” …

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U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Passengers

U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Passengers

U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Passengers U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Passengers Before boarding their flights, all international passengers headed to the United States will first need to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, according to a new federal policy going into effect on Jan. 26. “Testing does not eliminate all …

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N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads

N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads

N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads N.B.A. Tightens Rules as Virus Crisis Spreads N.B.A. players will be required to spend at least the next two weeks in their homes apart from leaving for games, practices and essential activities, and will be mostly prohibited from leaving their hotels on the road as part of a new range of coronavirus protocols …

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N.B.A. Postpones Two More Games Because of the Virus

N.B.A. Postpones Two More Games Because of the Virus

N.B.A. Postpones Two More Games Because of the Virus N.B.A. Postpones Two More Games Because of the Virus The N.B.A. cited its coronavirus health protocols in postponing two games on Monday, bringing the total number of games postponed for this reason to four. The affected games were Monday night’s matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans, and …

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The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person.

The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person.

The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person. The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person. The spread of the coronavirus accelerated sharply in U.S. counties where large universities held classes in person last fall, federal health researchers reported on Wednesday. Incidence rates in those counties rose more than 50 …

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Sixers’ Positive Virus Test Challenges N.B.A.’s Health Protocol

Sixers’ Positive Virus Test Challenges N.B.A.’s Health Protocol

Sixers’ Positive Virus Test Challenges N.B.A.’s Health Protocol Sixers’ Positive Virus Test Challenges N.B.A.’s Health Protocol Curry’s rapid test came up as negative, allowing him to be on the bench with a mask, according to one of the people familiar with the situation. The 76ers then received the result of his lab test, which was positive, and took him to …

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Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits.

Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits.

Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits. Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits. Amid surging coronavirus cases, the top U.S. testing official on Thursday announced another scale-up in the country’s diagnostic efforts, touting the importance of tests that can run from start to …

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A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol?

A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol?

A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol? A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol? Three distinct groups — Capitol Police, rioters and members of Congress — “were spending time indoors, without social distancing, for long periods of time,” said Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious diseases physician at Boston University. The …

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After Quick Vaccine Success, Israel Faces New Virus Woes

After Quick Vaccine Success, Israel Faces New Virus Woes

After Quick Vaccine Success, Israel Faces New Virus Woes After Quick Vaccine Success, Israel Faces New Virus Woes JERUSALEM — Just last week, Israel was seen as a model coronavirus country, outstripping the rest of the world in the pace of vaccinating its citizens by a hefty margin. But the virus had other ideas. This week, Israel faces a tightened …

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