Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus surge leads to curfew in San Francisco

A surge in coronavirus cases will put San Francisco under a curfew beginning on Monday and trigger other restrictions related to the virus, the city announced.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

North Dakota governor changes tack and issues mask mandate

After months of resisting ordering the people of North Dakota to wear masks and limit the size of gatherings, the state's Republican governor relented in an effort to stem a coronavirus surge that is among the worst in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Shared religious experiences bring couples together

Couples that pray together stay together. It's a common religious saying, but a new study from the University of Georgia is giving the proverb some scientific credence.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Czechs, Slovaks to declare coronavirus state of emergency

The Czech Republic and Slovakia are set to declare states of emergency this week to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the prime ministers of the EU neighbours said on Monday after a sharp rise in cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seoul schools go back online over virus fears

South Korea on Tuesday ordered all schools and kindergartens in the greater Seoul region to switch to online classes as authorities battle multiple coronavirus clusters.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

U.S. health officials removed some coronavirus reopening tips for religious organizations only hours after posting them late last week, deleting guidance that discouraged choir gatherings and the use of shared communion cups.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York's daily virus death toll falls below 100: governor

The number of deaths in New York state caused by the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours has fallen to 84, the lowest one-day total since late March, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Merkel urges caution as Germany eases more virus curbs

Germany announced further plans to ease coronavirus curbs on public life Thursday, with religious institutions, playgrounds, museums and zoos given the green light to reopen.

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