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Another cruise ship with virus victims docks in Florida  ABC NEWS · 45 minutes
Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, has docked in Florida more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference because of pandemic  ABC NEWS · 45 minutes
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature conference while adhering to social distancing guidelines more
Police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Prescott police say a housekeeping employee has been fired from his hospital job after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as... more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference due to pandemic  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature conference while adhering to social distancing guidelines more
New York gets ventilators in China; Trump wants more thanks  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
New York gets Chinese ventilators; Trump wants more thanks  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
China-to-New York ventilator shipment shows supply scramble  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
President Donald Trump says the United States is heading into what he's says could be the its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide more
Using sponges to wipe out cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein that is highly expressed in many cancers, including cervical cancer,... more
Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot, as coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and threatens to... more
Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Indonesia covers up to protect orangutans from virus threat  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Poaching and habitat loss have decimated Indonesia's orangutan population, but now coronavirus has emerged as another potential deadly threat to the critically endangered species. more
The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501 more
Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and adolescents prior to COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study. more
The Latest: DC surpasses 900 coronavirus cases  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
The District of Columbia has announced 145 new positive infections from the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total up to 902, with six new deaths bringing the total to 15 more
Gov. Cuomo: China sending 1,000 ventilators to New York  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said China is facilitating the shipment of 1,000 ventilators to his state, as it tries to build capacity to deal with a growing number of... more
The Latest: Trudeau plans to talk to Trump on export ban  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he plans to speak to U.S. President Donald Trump about the ban on exporting N95 masks more
Possible coronavirus drug identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A new study has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus within 48 hours. Scientists found that a single dose of the drug, Ivermectin, could stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture.... more
The Latest: Lombardy region makes people wear masks outside  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
Italy’s virus-ravaged Lombardy region is now requiring residents to wear a protective mask when they go outside in a bid to further trim infections more
Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in Florida  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida more
The Latest: Spanish official wants 2-week lockdown extension  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
The Prime Minister of Spain will will Parliament to extend the country’s state of emergency another two weeks to battle the new coronavirus outbreak more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference to prevent virus spread  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-annual conference will kick off Saturday without anyone attending in person to watch speeches from top leaders as the faith takes precautions to avoid... more
The Latest: Spain starting to see slowdown in new cases  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says the country is starting to see a slowdown in new coronavirus cases more
Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Authorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000 more
Lives Lost: Detroit woman, mother of 4, loved ballroom dance  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Laneeka Barksdale, who died at 47 from coronavirus, was the mother of four children, including a 7-year-old more
Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of desperation  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Intense global demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus battle is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves in a shady marketplace... more
Front-line medical staff deaths grow, highlight virus risks  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, including the health care “martyrs” who have died while fighting to... more
Why the coronavirus slipped past disease detectives  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 hours
Groups of scientists tasked with identifying pandemic-prone microbes like the novel coronavirus were stretched too far and thin. more
A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobs  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Tens of thousands of U.S. medical workers are suddenly out of work as casualties of measures to prioritize coronavirus patients at hospitals and of the economic troubles the crisis is... more
New York has been crushed by COVID-19. Will other US cities be spared?  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
The number of coronavirus cases continue to shoot up in New York City, and are overwhelming the city's health care systems. Other... more
The Latest: Britain releasing 4,000 inmates to stop spread  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Britain is temporarily releasing about 4,000 inmates to ease crowding and try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus in prisons more
Deaths of doctors, nurses highlight virus risks they run  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute Saturday to victims of the coronavirus pandemic including the health care “martyrs” who have died... more
Study identifies new temperature sensing mechanism in plants  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A protein called phytochrome B, which can sense light and temperature, triggers plant growth and controls flowering time. How it does so is not fully understood. more
The Latest: U.S. Embassy in Russia tries get Americans home  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
The U.S. Embassy in Russia is trying to arrange a charter flight to repatriate Americans more
Hungary imposes new taxes on retail chains and banks  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
The Hungarian government says it will impose new taxes on multinational retail chains and banks to boost state budget revenues needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic more
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover gets its wheels and air brakes  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Final assembly and testing of NASA's Perseverance rover continues at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as the July launch window approaches. In some of the last steps required... more
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