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Members of the public are seen at a bar on Canal Street in Manchester's gay village, England, Saturday July 4, 2020. England is embarking on perhaps its biggest lockdown easing yet as pubs and restaurants have the right to reopen for the first time in more than three months. In addition to the reopening of much of the hospitality sector, couples can tie the knot once again, while many of those who have had enough of their lockdown hair can finally get a trim. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in airMore than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Indians participate in a health awareness run to mark World AIDS Day in Hyderabad, India. New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half of children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment. UNAIDS, a United Nations agency, reported last year's numbers Monday, July 6, 2020, at the start of an international AIDS conference. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming careNew numbers on the global AIDS epidemic are showing some big successes, but also some tragic failures
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Hundreds of people line at sunrise up in vehicles in Phoenix's western neighborhood of Maryvale Saturday, June 27, 2020, for free COVID-19 tests organized by Equality Health Foundation, which focuses on care in underserved communities. Public health experts say wider testing helps people in underserved neighborhoods and is key to controlling a pandemic.  (AP Photo/Matt York)
Latino, Black neighborhoods struggle with test disparitiesAs coronavirus infections explode in states like Arizona and Florida, people in communities of color are fighting to get tested
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Andrej Plenkovic, Croatia's Prime Minister incumbent celebrates with his party members in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, July 5, 2020. The ruling conservatives overwhelmingly won Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European Union member state leaned further to the right. (AP Photo)
Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeatThe leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary election held amid a coronavirus spike
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Fabian Nahui, the owner of a Peruvian restaurant, arranges chairs Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. The coronavirus is blamed for over a half-million deaths worldwide, including more than 130,000 in the U.S., according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurantsHospitals are fast approaching capacity a number of states, and the Miami area again ordered restaurants closed as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations began to climb
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Waste-watching: Sewage can help track pandemic virus trendsResearch is indicating that sewage can help reveal trends in pandemic virus outbreaks, and health officials are taking note
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 file photo, CEO of the pharmaceutical giant Servier Olivier Laureau arrives at a Paris courthouse. French pharmaceutical company Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines after a massive trial around a diabetes drug used as a diet pill. The popular drug, called Mediator, became one of France’s biggest modern health scandals. The trial is wrapping up Monday, July 6, 2020 after more than six months of exceptional proceedings targeting Servier and France’s medicines watchdog. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
French drug company accused of favoring profits over livesFrench pharmaceutical company Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines after a massive trial around a diabetes drug used as a diet pill
The Associated Press12 hours ago
China's Inner Mongolia region reports bubonic plague caseWhile China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
The Associated Press13 hours ago
239 Scientists to WHO: Come On. Coronavirus Is AirborneThe WHO still won't call the coronavirus airborne, even though evidence increasingly shows it is indeed transmissible that way and experts have been warning for months that more attention needs to be paid to transmission via aerosols. Now, 239 scientists from more than 30 countries have published an open letter...
Newser14 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2020 file photo, staff wear face visors as they implement a one way system at the National Portrait Gallery, London, as it prepares to reopen following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions across England. The British government has announced more than 1.5 billion pounds (almost $2 billion) to help the country’s renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus pandemic, after some theaters and music venues warned that without support they might never open again. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP, File)
UK's lockdown-hit arts venues to get $2B rescue package The British government has announced almost $2 billion to help the country’s renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A worker checks a lung ventilator "Corovent" manufactured in Trebic, Czech Republic, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A group of volunteers in the Czech Republic was working round the clock to prevent critical shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients. A team of 30 developed a fully functional ventilator _ named Corovent _ in just days. They secured the necessary finances through crowdfunding, approached a leading expert in the field with a request for help and gave him all possible support. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech volunteers develop functioning lung ventilator in daysA group volunteers in the Czech Republic was working round the clock to prevent critical shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients, something that happened in northern Italy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE — In this July 1, 2019 file photo, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 2023 take their oath of office on the first day of Swab Summer in New London, Conn. The school, like other service academies and military training centers, has made major changes because of the coronavirus pandemic. That means the eight weeks of boot camp for new cadets, known as "Swab Summer," will be much different. There will be no haircuts, no drilling, no running as a group from place to place, no lining up against the wall in the hall of the barracks for pushups. (Sean D. Elliot//The Day via AP, File)
Coast Guard alters training for incoming class due to virusNew cadets arrive at the Coast Guard Academy this week for the basic training known as Swab Summer
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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