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Monday, July 13, 2020

RUSVM student’s costs covered by the university, not the government

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- On July 8, 123 Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) students arrived at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport...

Corona: US Health System Unprepared, 500 Virus Cases in Timbuktu

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and it lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. An...

COVID-19 LATEST (July 4):Deaths Worldwide-529,403; US-132,101; Brazil-63,254; UK-43,131

What you need to know Anyone traveling from the US to Britain will have to self-isolate for 14 days starting on July 10. The US was...

US, China, Brazil Travelers to be Blocked from EU Nations; Japan...

The EU has named 14 countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from 1 July, despite the pandemic - but the...

Corona World Report: US Near Tipping Point

(CNN) Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar warned Sunday that the "window is closing" for the United States to get the coronavirus pandemic...

Trump People Aware of Russian-Taliban Bounty in 2019

AP: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019; GOP lawmakers urge action after briefing Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of...

PM Johnson Says Pandemic a ‘Disaster’ for UK

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the construction site of Ealing Fields High School in west London   LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged...

Ending Lockdowns Backfire as Virus Cases Soar

World hits coronavirus milestones amid fears worse suffering to come; Fate of vaccine sprint facing key weeks The world has reached two grim milestones — 500,000 confirmed...

World Met Org. Issues Bulletin on Sahara Dust Storm

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued its annual Airborne Dust Bulletin on the incidence and hazards of sand and dust storms, which have...

US Health Officials: 20 Million Americans Have Had the Virus; World...

“Our best estimate right now is that for every case that was reported, there actually are 10 more infections.” That's how one senior U.S. health...

COVID-19 LATEST (June 29): Deaths Worldwide-504,613; US-128,437; Brazil-57,658; UK-43,550 –

What you need to know More than 10.1 million coronavirus cases have been recorded worldwide, including at least 501,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins...

Virus Effect: US Democrats to Hold Virtual Presidential Convention

Democrats will hold an almost entirely virtual presidential nominating convention Aug. 17-20 in Milwaukee using live broadcasts and online streaming, party officials have said. Joe...

Virus: Resurgent 1st Wave Hits Trump’s Red State Base, Florida Sets...

HOUSTON (AP) — A coronavirus resurgence is wiping out two months of progress in the U.S. and sending infections to dire new levels across...

Israeli Firm to Market Coronavirus Proof Face Mask

An Israeli start-up firm behind a reusable anti-viral mask has said it expects its technology will be shown to neutralise 99 percent of the...

Facebook Faces Trade Boycott Over Hateful Content

Facebook is coming under mounting pressure from major companies to rein in hateful content on the platform or risk further loss of ad revenue. In...

Associated Press COVID Report, BLM News and World Briefs

The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert has said the next few weeks are critical to tamping down a disturbing coronavirus surge in America. Dr....

100 Degrees + – Highest Ever Arctic Temps in Siberia

MOSCOW (AP) - The Arctic is feverish and on fire - at least parts of it are. And that´s got scientists worried about what...

CDC Head: Coronavirus Has Brought America to Its Knees

Covid-19 has “brought this nation to its knees,” Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Tuesday in a...

Trump Suspends New Work Visa for Foreigners

US President Donald Trump temporarily suspended the issuance of new work visas for certain foreign workers yesterday, a move widely opposed by business groups. Trump's...

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