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Puerto Rico to reopen beaches, gyms after 3-month lockdown

Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that she will lift nearly all restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus cases, which means beaches, churches and businesses including movie theaters and gyms across the U.S. territory ...

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'Now is not the time to relax measures': WHO Europe

Despite "positive signs" from some countries, it is too early to scale back measures aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, the World Health Organization's European office said Wednesday.

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Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US

More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities said Thursday, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

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Q&A: What to know about superfungus Candida auris

The multidrug-resistant fungus Candida auris has disproportionately affected New York health care facilities, raising questions about its origins, whether it's here to stay and which health care facilities have been impacted ...

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Mumps outbreak reported at Temple University

(HealthDay)—Ten confirmed cases of mumps, six probable cases, and a case under investigation have been reported at Temple University in Philadelphia.