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Italy closes gyms, shuts eateries early to fight COVID-19

Italy's leader imposed at least a month of new restrictions across the country Sunday to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters, putting an early curfew on cafes and restaurants ...

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America's COVID pandemic is now skewing younger

(HealthDay)—Young adults in their 20s now account for more cases of COVID-19 than any other age group, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Toward a national response to the COVID catastrophe

We all know that the U.S. has done a horrible job responding to COVID-19. The impact of the virus on Americans is way out of proportion to the size of our population. There are about 7.5 billion people on the planet and only ...

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UK puts lockdown-easing on hold as virus spread accelerates

Prime Minister Boris Johnson put some planned measures to ease the U.K.'s lockdown on hold Friday, just hours before they were due to take effect, saying the number of new coronavirus cases in the country is on the rise for ...

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Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented—and expensive—steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to ...

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