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Privacy complaint targets European parliaments COVID-19 test-booking site

2021-01-22 09:01:20 UTC

Privacy complaint targets European parliaments COVID-19 test-booking siteThe European Parliament is being investigated by the EUs lead data regulator over a complaint that a website it set up for MEPs to book coronavirus tests may have violated data protection laws. The complaint, which has been filed by six MEPs and is being sup Read more at TechCrunch


Justice Dept. Ends Stock Trade Inquiry Into Richard Burr Without Charges

2021-01-20 00:32:13 UTC

Justice Dept. Ends Stock Trade Inquiry Into Richard Burr Without ChargesLaw enforcement officials told the senator that they would not pursue charges over his dumping of hundreds of thousands of dollars of stock after Senate coronavirus briefings early in the pandemic. Read more at New York Times


Car Rides. Meals. On-Court Play? Tracing the Virus in the N.B.A.

2021-01-21 00:01:22 UTC

Car Rides. Meals. On-Court Play? Tracing the Virus in the N.B.A.A surge in coronavirus cases and game postponements has led to tighter rules about player interactions, on and off the court. But its not always clear where the outbreaks began. Read more at New York Times


Birx: I always considered quitting Trump's White House Covid task force

2021-01-23 02:10:26 UTC

Birx: I always considered quitting TrumpDr. Deborah Birx "always" considered quitting then-President Donald Trump's White House coronavirus task force and was troubled by colleagues' perceptions that she had become political, she said in an interview clip released Friday. Read more at CNN


54 Zip Codes in NYC Have Positive Coronavirus Test Rates Over 10%

2021-01-23 09:02:30 UTC

54 Zip Codes in NYC Have Positive Coronavirus Test Rates Over 10%As the focus turns to vaccinations, the virus continues to spread, leaving health experts to wonder if officials will mull new steps and restrictions. Read more at New York Times


Thailand reports 309 new coronavirus cases - Reuters

2021-01-22 04:41:00 UTC

Thailand reports 309 new coronavirus cases - ReutersThailand reported 309 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 13,104 since it detected its first case a year ago. Read more at Reuters


A.S.L. Interpreter Who Gave Coronavirus Updates Dies of Covid-19 Complications

2021-01-21 00:42:31 UTC

A.S.L. Interpreter Who Gave Coronavirus Updates Dies of Covid-19 ComplicationsPatty Sakal worked as an interpreter in Hawaii for nearly 40 years before her death on Jan. 15.
Read more at New York Times


Russia reports 21,887 new coronavirus cases, 612 deaths - Reuters

2021-01-21 08:00:00 UTC

Russia reports 21,887 new coronavirus cases, 612 deaths - ReutersRussia on Thursday reported 21,887 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, including 3,458 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 3,655,839, according to the country's coronavirus crisis response center. Read more at Reuters


First task for Bidens CDC director: Fix everything Trump broke

2021-01-20 14:10:05 UTC

First task for Bidens CDC director: Fix everything Trump brokeIn wide-ranging interview, she also cautioned not to panic over coronavirus variants.
Read more at Ars Technica


What you need to know about the coronavirus right now - Reuters

2021-01-20 05:57:00 UTC

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now - ReutersWhat you need to know about the coronavirus right nowReuters
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New variants of novel coronavirus detected worldwide, worrying public health experts - CTV News

2021-01-20 03:48:00 UTC

New variants of novel coronavirus detected worldwide, worrying public health experts - CTV News

  1. New variants of novel coronavirus detected worldwide, worrying public health expertsCTV News
  2. The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, leaving experts worriedGlobal News
  3. A more contagious COVID variant explainedTo Read more at Ctvnews.ca


    Brazil registers 1,340 new coronavirus deaths on Wednesday - Reuters

    2021-01-20 21:33:00 UTC

    Brazil registers 1,340 new coronavirus deaths on Wednesday - ReutersBrazil on Wednesday registered 1,340 new coronavirus deaths, the health ministry said, bringing the total to 212,831.
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    Mexico human trafficking cases stall as coronavirus bites - Reuters

    2021-01-22 17:02:00 UTC

    Mexico human trafficking cases stall as coronavirus bites - ReutersInvestigations into human trafficking in Mexico stagnated in 2020 after two years of sharp growth, with activists saying that authorities had struggled to adapt as the crime evolved and recruitment shifted online during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more at Reuters


    Russia reports 21,127 new coronavirus cases, 491 deaths - Reuters

    2021-01-24 08:27:00 UTC

    Russia reports 21,127 new coronavirus cases, 491 deaths - ReutersRussia reported 21,127 new coronavirus cases in the preceding 24 hours on Sunday, including 3,069 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 3,719,400. Read more at Reuters


    India starts coronavirus vaccine exports with shipments to Bhutan - Reuters

    2021-01-20 06:22:00 UTC

    India starts coronavirus vaccine exports with shipments to Bhutan - ReutersIndia started exporting coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday with the first shipment to the neighbouring Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the foreign ministry said. Read more at Reuters


    Coronavirus vaccines can be quickly adapted to mutations - Merkel - Reuters

    2021-01-21 10:25:00 UTC

    Coronavirus vaccines can be quickly adapted to mutations - Merkel - ReutersThe newly developed coronavirus vaccines can be relatively quickly adapted to protect people from new variants of the virus, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. Read more at Reuters


    Factbox: Biden's plan to fight the coronavirus - Reuters

    2021-01-21 17:17:00 UTC

    Factbox: BidenPresident Joe Biden launched a comprehensive federal plan on Thursday to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
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    China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant - Reuters

    2021-01-22 08:00:00 UTC

    China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant - ReutersChina reported its first cluster of COVID-19 cases among workers in a meat processing plant, raising fears among local consumers who have until now mainly worried about the safety of imported foods. Read more at Reuters



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