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Nation Sep 10Return of professional football renews fears over more virus spread
Fans tailgating outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play say precautions will keep them safe from the coronavirus as the NFL returns for the first time in months.
Health Aug 25New virus cases decline in the U.S. and experts credit masks
The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts credit at least partly to increased wearing of masks — even as the outbreak continues to claim nearly 1,000 lives in the U.S. each day.
Politics Jun 14Trump rally called ‘dangerous move’ in age of coronavirus
WASHINGTON — After months away from the campaign trail, President Donald Trump plans to rally his supporters this coming Saturday for the first time since most of the country was shuttered by the coronavirus. Trump will head to Tulsa, Oklahoma…
Health May 27U.S. coronavirus deaths reach 100,000
A once-unthinkable toll now appears to be just the beginning of untold misery in the months ahead.
Nation May 22As Memorial Day draws people outdoors, virus rebound feared
The holiday weekend arrives amid the bleakest economy in decades. Tens of millions of people have been thrown out of work since the virus hit hard in March.
Health May 05U.S. infection rate rising outside New York as states open up
An Associated Press analysis finds that taking the New York metropolitan area's progress against the coronavirus out of the equation shows the rest of the U.S. moving in the wrong direction, with the infection rate rising even as states move…
Health Apr 16Reopening country could require thousands more public health workers
Experts say the United States does not have enough public health workers to suppress another outbreak. The work could require as many as 300,000 public health workers.
Health Apr 10Nurses weigh their principles versus safety in virus fight
U.S. nurses are facing a fundamental question that pits their professional principles against their personal welfare: Did they sign up to become heroes? They became nurses to relieve suffering and to save lives, but the COVID-19 pandemic has raised the…
Health Mar 16Coronavirus vaccine test opens as U.S. volunteer gets 1st shot
With a careful jab in a healthy volunteer's arm, scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle begin an anxiously awaited first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed in record time after the new virus exploded from…
World Mar 12Most coronavirus patients recover. Anxiety and fear still loom
Because the difference in impact can be so great, global health authorities have the difficult task of alerting the public to the virus' dangers without creating panic.