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Getting the word out to protect meat and poultry plant workers

CDC attended a mass testing event and toured a meat processing facility in South Dakota in June. Close CDC attended a mass testing event and toured a meat processing facility in South Dakota in June. In the face of an infectious disease outbreak without a vaccine or known treatment, communicating prevention messages is critical to …

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Bollywood’s Amitabh Bachchan, son in hospital with COVID-19

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his son have tested positive for the coronavirus and are hospitalized in Mumbai By ASHOK SHARMA Associated Press July 12, 2020, 5:57 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW DELHI — Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his son have tested positive for the coronavirus and …

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Barr, White House officials tried to keep Trump from getting involved in Stone’s sentencing

WASHINGTON — Some White House officials were against offering clemency to Roger Stone and were outraged by President Donald Trump’s decision to do so Friday night, people familiar with the matter told NBC News. Among those opposed to Trump’s decision to spare his longtime adviser from having to report to prison next week was White …

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Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit : NPR

President Donald Trump wore a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday. Patrick Semansky/AP President Donald Trump …

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‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ has increased during coronavirus pandemic, study shows

A new study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association on Thursday found that cardiomyopathy, or “Broken Heart Syndrome,” has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in two Ohio hospitals, the study examined 1,914 patients from five distinct two-month periods — 250 of which had been hospitalized in …

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Coronavirus: Internal CDC documents warn full reopening of schools is ‘highest risk,’ New York Times reports

The 69-page document obtained by the Times marked “For Internal Use Only” was among materials for federal public health response teams deployed to coronavirus hotspots to help local public health officials handle the outbreak, the newspaper reported. The document was circulated this week, the Times reported, as Trump slammed the CDC guidelines around reopening schools …

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COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios | CDC

Table 1. Parameter Values that vary among the five COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios. The scenarios are intended to advance public health preparedness and planning.  They are not predictions or estimates of the expected impact of COVID-19.  The parameter values in each scenario will be updated and augmented over time, as we learn more about the …

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Boston Mayor, Mass. Colleges Protest Student Immigration Policy – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press they are …

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7-Eleven Day Is Canceled This Year, Meaning No Free Slurpees – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — It’s a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere. The convenience retailer has celebrated July 11 (7/11) every summer since 2002 as 7-Eleven Day, with free Slurpees for all who visited one of the stores. But it’s been canceled this year and you can blame it on the pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it …

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