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Vice President Mike Pence is self-isolating after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week more
The Latest: Russia's minister of culture tests positive  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Russia’s minister of culture has tested positive for the coronavirus, the third Russian Cabinet member infected more
The Latest: Afghan health minister tests positive for virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Afghan officials say the country’s health minister has tested positive for the new coronavirus more
The Latest: Military member near Trump tests positive  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A military member working near President Donald Trump has tested positive for the new coronavirus more
Sen. Kaine tests positive for coronoavirus antibody test  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says he and his wife have tested positive for coronavirus antibody tests more
The Latest: Britain moves toward nationwide contact tracing  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The British government says it will soon be able to trace the contacts of everyone who tests positive for the coronavirus more
The Latest: Infection rate stubborn in one Italian region  ABC NEWS · 6 days
As Italy decides whether to open regional borders as planned next week, hard-hit Lombardy remains an outlier more
Sociodemographic factors linked to positive SARS-CoV-2 test result in primary care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Older age, being male, deprivation, living in a densely populated area, ethnicity, obesity, and chronic kidney disease are associated with a positive test for COVID-19, according... more
Study examines impact of Chicago River reversal on region's aquatic environments, fauna  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Prior to European settlement, wetlands, lakes and streams were the major landscape features of the Chicago region. more
The Latest: China reports 1 new virus case, South Korea 12  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
China has reported one new coronavirus case and 16 additional positive tests for people not showing symptoms more
Truck drivers test positive for virus at Costa Rica border  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Costa Rican officials say that in the week since they began testing truck drivers entering the country from Nicaragua and Panama, 23 who were asymptomatic have tested positive... more
Monoclonal antibody therapy achieves modest reduction in recurrence for patients with HER2-positive DCIS  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The addition of the monoclonal antibody therapy Trastuzumab to radiotherapy did not reach the protocol objective of a 36% reduction in the... more
The Latest: US Senator to self-quarantine, staffer positive  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Sen. Lamar Alexander will not return to Washington this week and will self-quarantine in his home state of Tennessee after a member of his staff tested positive for COVID-19 more
The Latest: Florida unemployment rate reaches record high  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Florida’s unemployment rate reached a record high in April of almost 13%, tripling in one month as the economic slowdown from the coronavirus pandemic took hold more
NYC to provide virus tests, fill-in staff at nursing homes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will offer free coronavirus tests at the city’s 169 nursing homes and will provide staff to replace nursing... more
Primary care physicians report burnout at twice the rate of other health care professionals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Clinician burnout is a growing public health concern, with the National Academy of Sciences reporting that 35-54% of U.S. nurses... more
The Latest: Positive cases after church service in Frankfurt  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A parish leader says several members of a congregation have tested positive for the coronavirus after a church service in Frankfurt more
The Latest: Senegal research institute workers test positive  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A nonprofit biomedical research institute in Senegal that has been working on a rapid coronavirus testing kit says a number of its personnel have tested positive for the virus, including one who... more
The Latest: South Korea's central bank lowers rate to 0.5%  ABC NEWS · 1 week
South Korea’s central bank lowered its policy rate to an all-time low of 0.5% to soften the pandemic’s shock to the country’s trade-dependent economy, which it says may... more
The Latest: Person tested positive at Lake of the Ozarks  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to “inform mass numbers of unknown people” after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial Day weekend at... more
Solid-ion conductors for safer batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Lithium metal is one of the most promising candidates for next generation battery anodes due to its exceptionally high specific capacity. However, its widespread use is hindered by a challenging obstacle: upon multiple charge-discharge cycles, fractal filaments called... more
The Latest: Tanzania's frozen caseload concerns Africa, US  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Tanzania is entering its sixth week without an update on its coronavirus cases as African health authorities worry and the U.S. issues a new statement of concern more
The Latest: Concern in Indonesia over returning migrants  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Indonesia’s foreign minister says the country faces a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections with the return of migrant workers and cruise ship employees more
The Latest: COVID-19 tests performed in Florida unreliable  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Florida-based health care system says the results of more than 35,000 COVID-19 tests it ordered and were performed by a third-party lab are unreliable more
Intervention strategy based on shield immunity could reduce risk of expanding economic activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
While attention remains focused on the number of COVID-19 deaths and new cases, a separate statistic - the number of recovered patients... more
Blue crab stock remains within healthy range  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Results from the latest Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey—conducted annually by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Maryland Department of Natural Resources—show the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab stock remains resilient and within healthy... more
'COVID toes,' other rashes latest possible rare virus signs  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Skin doctors suddenly are looking at a lot of toes as concern grows that for some people, a sign of COVID-19 may pop up in an unusual spot more
China reports 4 new coronavirus cases, withdraws 5 others  ABC NEWS · 2 days
China has reported reported four new confirmed coronavirus cases, one brought from abroad and three added retroactively after nucleic acid tests returned positive results more
Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Sparsely populated Lowndes County has the sad distinction of having both Alabama's highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst unemployment rate more
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