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FILE - This Monday, April 6, 2020 file photo shows an arrangement of hydroxychloroquine pills in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, concerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used in people with coronavirus, including one that led multiple countries to stop testing a malaria pill. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)
Concerns mount about two studies on drugs for coronavirusConcerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used in people with coronavirus, including one that led multiple countries to stop testing a malaria pill
The Associated Press5 hours ago
That New Fee on Your Dental Bill? Blame the VirusAs dental offices continue opening up during the pandemic, patients are starting to book appointments for much-needed cleanings and surgeries. But many are being informed of a new fee that has some rankled: an "infection control fee" to cover the costs of the personal protective equipment that dental staff now...
Newser5 hours ago
On a small table next to an image of Jesus in a crown of thorns, the ashes of Gloria Uriarte, right and her mother, Eva Dinehdeal, are displayed on a table in Tuba City, Ariz., on April 22, 2020. In the foreground at left is Gloria's son, Curly, as his aunt Christina Dinehdeal holds his hand. The Navajo reservation has some of the highest rates of coronavirus in the country. If Navajos are susceptible to the virus' spread in part because they are so closely knit, that's also how many believe they will beat it. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Report: Child disparities highest in US South, WestA new report says childhood disparities are worst among rural, black-majority counties in the American South and isolated counties with large Native American populations
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Hotel worker Mailinda Kaci cleans the windows in a restaurant area at the Acropolian Spirit Hotel in central Athens as the ancient Acropolis is seen in the background, on Monday June 1, 2020. Lockdown restrictions were lifted on non-seasonal hotels Monday as the country prepares to start its tourism season on June 15. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greek tourism minister says all foreign visitors welcome Greece's tourism minister says the country is ready to welcome tourists from all over the world this summer but will be adhering to the advice of health experts to ensure it remains a safe destination in terms of the risk of coronavirus exposure
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Matt Hancock Britain's Secretary of State for Health is driven through the entrance to Parliament in London, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The British government has decided to scrap a remote-voting system used during the coronavirus pandemic, and has summoned lawmakers back to parliament on Tuesday, but many aren't happy with the arrangements. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK study finds minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 deathA British study says people from ethnic minorities have died in larger relative numbers with COVID-19 than their white compatriots
The Associated Press11 hours ago
French Digital Affairs junior minister Cedric O demonstrates how to use the French app StopCovid meant to trace the virus' future spread on during an interview with the Associated Press in Paris, Friday, May 29, 2020. . France is the first major democracy to roll out such an app, and many people fear it invades their privacy. (AP Photo/Masha Macpherson)
French virus tracing app goes live amid debate over privacyFrance is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This Aug. 29, 2019, file photo shows the PAC-12 logo at Sun Devil Stadium during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Arizona State and Kent State in Tempe, Ariz. The Pac-12 Conference will allow voluntary workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15, subject to the decision of each individual school and where allowed by local and state guidelines, the conference announced Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)
The Latest: Bowling Green saves baseball program after cutBowling Green has saved its baseball program, which had been cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this July 29, 2008, file photo, a rhesus macaque monkey grooms another on Cayo Santiago, known as Monkey Island, off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico. Since 1938, the 37-acre island has served as a research colony where the monkeys, originally from India, are studied. Even as companies recruit tens of thousands of people for larger COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine studies in the summer of 2020, behind the scenes scientists still are testing ferrets, monkeys and other animals in hopes of clues to those basic questions — steps that in a pre-pandemic era would have been finished first. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine raceThe global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions about how much to rev up people's immune systems — and whether revving it the wrong way could cause harm
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Protesters hold signs at the corner of Chicago Ave. and Washington Street in Naperville, Ill., Monday, June 1, 2020. Protests were held throughout the country over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Mark Welsh/Daily Herald, via AP)
The Latest: Late singer's wife urges easier absentee votingThe wife of celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine, who died from complications of COVID-19, is urging lawmakers in Tennessee to expand absentee voting so people will not to risk their health exercising their right to vote
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Several thousand demonstrators gather in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 1, 2020, to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Parisians return to cafes; Latin America sees virus surgeParisians returned to the City of Light’s beloved sidewalk cafes as the French government eased lockdown restrictions Tuesday, but across the ocean, health experts expressed deep concerns as several Latin American countries opted to reopen their economies despite a rapid rise in coronavirus cases
The Associated Press17 hours ago
UK lawmakers including Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg, center left, queue outside the Houses of Commons in Westminster, London, Tuesday June 2, 2020. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government faced a rebellion from some of its own legislators on Tuesday after it summoned Members of Parliament back to London and prepared to scrap a remote-voting system used during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
UK lawmakers queue to vote as Parliament adjusts to COVID-19Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government has faced a rebellion from some of its own legislators after it summoned members of Parliament back to London and scrapped a remote-voting system used during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this May 7, 2018, photo, CCTV cameras are installed over a road in Moscow, Russia. After two coronavirus cases were reported in February, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin authorized facial recognition software to track Chinese nationals in the capital, drawing complaints from human rights groups. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Virus-tracking app angers thousands in Moscow with finesA smartphone app designed to track Moscow's quarantined coronavirus patients was rolled out by city officials in early April, but complaints about it have mushroomed
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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