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Coronavirus FAQ: Can An Airline Put You On A No-Fly List For Refusing To Mask Up?

The matter of masks on planes has led to some contentious moments — and serious consequences. Is it legal to ban a passenger from flying…

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India’s Coronavirus Cases Top 2 Million – More Than 62,000 Reported In One Day

India’s fatality statistics might be artificially low because only a small portion of deaths that occur in India — reportedly around 22%, as of last…

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India’s Coronavirus Cases Top 2 Million; More Than 62,000 Reported In A Single Day

India’s fatality statistics might be artificially low because only a small portion of all deaths that occur in India — reportedly around 22%, as of…

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Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not

NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed. (Image credit: David J….

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U.S. State Department Eases Global Coronavirus Travel Advisory

The department cited regional changes in the coronavirus pandemic, including significant improvements in some areas and declines in public health in others. (Image credit: Pool/Getty…

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

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As More Lawmakers Test Positive, Congress Gets A Tough Reminder Of Coronavirus Risk

Congress still doesn’t have a widespread testing program for the coronavirus illness. And they were reminded of that risk when three members tested positive in…

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Colombia’s Ex-President Uribe Is Put Under House Arrest, Catches Coronavirus

The Supreme Court ordered house arrest as it investigates whether he had a role in a scheme to bribe witnesses in a case involving to…

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UConn Huskies Football Season Canceled Over Coronavirus Risks

The UConn Huskies are the first team in their division to cancel the 2020-21 season over COVID-19 concerns. A school official said the “safety challenges”…

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After ‘Severe’ Delays, Several States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states will purchase 3 million rapid tests, and more states may join the consortium. Maryland, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Massachusetts want to stem…

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