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Abbey service, flypast mark 80 years since Battle New! 2020-09-20 08:38:41Military jets flew over central London and a memorial service was held at Westminster Abbey to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Asia Today: Fewer cases in Melbourne, new surge New! 2020-09-20 07:59:48Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has moved close to easing severe lockdown restrictions after recording only 14 new COVID-19 cases on

The Latest: Madrid protesters decry new virus restrictions New! 2020-09-20 07:36:49Spaniards are protesting in Madrid against the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by the city’s regional head, who has placed new restrictions

Sweden spared surge of virus cases but many 2020-09-20 04:36:48Sweden’s relatively low-key approach to coronavirus lockdowns captured the world’s attention when the pandemic first hit Europe

The Latest: South Korea's daily virus total drops 2020-09-19 22:31:12South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the country’s recent viral resurgence

Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikes 2020-09-19 17:57:27Demonstrators around the world fed up with virus-related restrictions.

Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders gather virtually 2020-09-19 16:03:18With the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York

Romanian families protest mandatory use of masks in 2020-09-19 15:35:04Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, have protested in the Bucharest against measures to curb the spread of coronav

Cities creating racial 'healing' committees to confront past 2020-09-19 14:30:33The goal of the committees and task force panels is aimed at racial healing

Democrats face quandary on vaccine support as election 2020-09-19 13:36:00President Trump escalates promise for a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day.

Police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in London 2020-09-19 12:10:03The group opposes restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus

Asia Today: India's cases keep rising; rallies in 2020-09-19 08:01:03India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours

NYT > Health

After Criticism, C.D.C. Reverses Covid-19 Guidelines on Testing 2020-09-19 00:20:20President Trump acknowledged that an authorized vaccine for “every American” may not be distributed until next year. An Iranian official s

Emails Detail Effort to Silence C.D.C. and Question 2020-09-18 18:00:39Emails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s

C.D.C. Reverses Testing Guidelines for People Without Covid-19 2020-09-18 17:12:59The agency now says anyone exposed to an infected person for more than 15 minutes needs a test. An earlier guideline saying it might not be necessary

How to Ship a Vaccine at –80°C, and 2020-09-18 16:15:11Developing an effective vaccine is the first step. Then comes the question of how to deliver hundreds of millions of doses that may need to be kept at

‘This Does Not Look Good for Children’: Fires 2020-09-18 15:27:09The wildfires blazing in the West could hinder developing lungs, worsen asthma and even lead to the condition in those who don’t have it but are

CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists’ 2020-09-18 14:08:05A controversial guideline saying people without Covid-19 symptoms didn’t need to get tested for the virus came from H.H.S. officials and skipped

The New Apple Watch Measures Your Blood Oxygen. 2020-09-18 13:58:30Blood oxygen readings can be a useful indicator of wellness, but context is important — and so is medical advice from a doctor.

Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare 2020-09-18 09:00:06The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.

As Covid-19 Cases Rise, Europe Enters ‘Living-With-the-Virus Phase’ 2020-09-18 08:15:36People across the continent have largely gone back to work, even as the possibility of a second wave looms. Officials in Texas have recorded more than

Trump Holds Indoor Rally as White House Officials 2020-09-18 08:14:13Infections in Britain have spiked back up to levels not seen in months. After a fire razed a refugee camp in Greece, homeless migrants fear what&rsquo

Parties Delay the Start of In-Person Classes at 2020-09-18 08:12:35A federal judge ruled that pandemic safety restrictions in Pennsylvania were unconstitutional. The damage to the world’s major economies from th

Trump Again Scorns Science on Masks and Vaccines 2020-09-18 08:08:47President Trump urged Republicans to “go for the much higher numbers” in stalled negotiations over another economic recovery package, unde

Scientific American: Health

Who Will Get a COVID-19 Vaccine First? Access 2020-09-18 10:15:00Advisory groups around the world have released guidance to prioritize healthcare workers and those in front-line jobs -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

When Politics Distorts Science 2020-09-17 12:00:00Shocking levels of interference at the CDC and HHS threaten public faith in our most reliable public health institutions -- Read more on ScientificAme

COVID-19 and Smoke Inhalation Symptoms Are Hard to 2020-09-16 12:00:00Whether it’s a cough or a sore throat, doctors in areas affected by the recent wildfires must determine whether symptoms are caused by the coron

Population Density Does Not Doom Cities to Pandemic 2020-09-16 06:45:00Crowding, connections among communities and other factors seem to better explain infection and mortality rates -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

We Can't Allow the CDC to Be Tainted 2020-09-15 15:38:00If science doesn’t drive the agency’s crucial weekly reports about disease prevalence and mortality, we’ll lose a key tool for fight

NIH 'Very Concerned' about Serious Side Effect in 2020-09-15 13:45:00The test was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, and U.S. scientists launched an investigation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing Our Dreams 2020-09-15 09:15:00Anxiety about social distancing and infection is altering how much we dream and the nature of our dreams themselves -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

COVID-19's Other Unnecessary Death Toll 2020-09-15 07:00:00Our bungled national response exposed the fragility of our already broken health care system by keeping people with other fatal diseases from getting

How New Mexico Controlled the Spread of COVID-19 2020-09-15 06:45:00The state went after the disease with widespread testing and science-based targets. Now it is in better shape than its neighbors -- Read more on Scien

Coronavirus Vaccine U.K. Trial Restarts, but Scientists Question 2020-09-14 15:15:00U.K. trials of the Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine have resumed after a brief pause, yet key details of the events have not been released -- Read more

Coronavirus News Roundup: September 5-September 11 2020-09-11 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nine COVID-19 Myths That Just Won't Go Away 2020-09-11 08:00:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most persistent false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAm

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Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can Be CrucialCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020

Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine TrialCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for Up to 2 HoursCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 1

Pets May Get COVID-19 More Than Realized 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Pets May Get COVID-19 More Than RealizedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coffee Can Slow Colon Cancer 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Coffee Can Slow Colon CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows Promise 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows PromiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mother and Son Draw Hope, Healing From Shared 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Mother and Son Draw Hope, Healing From Shared Cancer TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/20

COVID-19 Prevention Might Translate Into Record Low Flu 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Prevention Might Translate Into Record Low Flu Rates: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1

Warning About Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in Michigan 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Warning About Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in MichiganCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18

Controversial COVID Testing Guidelines Posted on CDC Website 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Controversial COVID Testing Guidelines Posted on CDC Website Without Scientific ReviewCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast E

Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12

Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During Pandemic: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/