Some Ontario regions are entering Phase 2 and others aren’t, presenting an ethical dilemma
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Some Ontario regions are entering Phase 2 and others aren’t, presenting an ethical dilemma

People cross Steeles Avenue, which separates Toronto, still in phase 1 of reopening, and York Region, which is entering phase 2 on Friday. Carlos Osorio/The Globe and Mail Ontario is allowing more areas to reopen this week, presenting residents in still-shuttered regions with a complex ethical quandary: Is it okay to drive out of town…

La final de la Champions será en Lisboa el 23 de agosto
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La final de la Champions será en Lisboa el 23 de agosto

17 junio 2020| | Los jugadores del Liverpool levantando la Champions. Foto: Pablo García/Marca/Archivo. La Liga de Campeones de esta temporada, cuya actividad fue suspendida por la pandemia de coronavirus, se completará con un minitorneo de ocho equipos que se celebrará en Lisboa en agosto, informó el miércoles la UEFA. Los cuartos de final y…

Último Minuto: Anuncian en Cuba inicio de la primera fase de recuperación
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Último Minuto: Anuncian en Cuba inicio de la primera fase de recuperación

El Consejo de Ministro de la República de Cuba ha decidido que desde mañana 18 de junio las provincias y municipios cubanos que actualmente no reportan casos activos del coronavirus pasarán a la siguiente fase, mientras que la Habana y Matanzas se mantienen en la condición actual, debido a la presencia del virus.Según la nota…

Coronavirus News U.S. authorities mobilize to combat a torrent of cyber crime related to the coronavirus
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Coronavirus News U.S. authorities mobilize to combat a torrent of cyber crime related to the coronavirus

Cyber criminal networks and individual opportunists have leveraged the coronavirus crisis to ramp up schemes to defraud businesses, credulous consumers and governments at all levels.The big picture: This new wave of cyber crime, documented in a series of indictments, public disclosures and statements from U.S. officials, illustrates why the U.S. government sometimes refers to the…

Coronavirus News Dexamethasone is creating optimism for treating coronavirus patients
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Coronavirus News Dexamethasone is creating optimism for treating coronavirus patients

The new best hope for treating seriously ill coronavirus patients may come from a synthetic steroid that has been around for roughly 60 years.Why it matters: Because it’s an old, inexpensive drug, dexamethasone may have a leg up on remdesivir and other new, potentially costly treatments — especially if they don’t work as well.Driving the…

Coronavirus News Coronavirus racial disparities are worse than we thought
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Coronavirus News Coronavirus racial disparities are worse than we thought

Black and Hispanic/Latino Americans have coronavirus mortality rates as much as 10x higher than white Americans’ when age is taken into account, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution. Why it matters: We’ve known that minorities are being hit harder by the coronavirus, but we didn’t know it was this bad. Between the…

Coronavirus News For some, suspense will linger past Kentucky election
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Coronavirus News For some, suspense will linger past Kentucky election

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Results from Kentucky’s unprecedented primary election, with widespread mail-in absentee voting amid a global pandemic, are expected to drag out for days after voting ends next Tuesday, keeping some candidates and their supporters in suspense.With requests for absentee ballots running well ahead of actual turnout for Kentucky’s last two presidential election-year…

Coronavirus News ABC’s fall TV schedule is set, but virus has say on timing
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Coronavirus News ABC’s fall TV schedule is set, but virus has say on timing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC’s fall schedule released Wednesday optimistically details its plans, including a new thriller from the creator of “Big Little Lies.” But there’s a key element missing — the debut dates made uncertain by the coronavirus pandemic.“I am hopeful that the season will start sometime in late September or early October,” said…

Coronavirus uk The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama
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Coronavirus uk The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama

Hip-hop stars The Roots are taking their annual music festival, Roots Picnic, online and turning it into a voter registration drive with the help of former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.Frontman Questlove, otherwise known as Ahmir Khalib Thompson, and his bandmates had to postpone the summer event in their hometown of Philadelphia due to the…

Brazil sees a record 34 918 new coronavirus cases in one day
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Brazil sees a record 34 918 new coronavirus cases in one day

By Pedro Fonseca 1h agoRio de Janeiro – Brazil reported a record 34 918 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the same day that one of the senior officials leading the country’s widely criticized response to the crisis said the outbreak was under control. Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot after the United States, is…