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"Alarming" COVID hotspots in NYC amid battle over reopening schools


Created: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 03:17:40 -0400

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Virus' spread focused again in Orthodox Jewish communities as principals vote no-confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio after school opening delays.

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Worldwide coronavirus deaths near 1 million


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:32:24 -0400

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Nearly 1 million people have been lost to the coronavirus around the world. Brazil still has not gotten the outbreak under control and parts of Europe are seeing worrying second waves. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S.


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 18:27:57 -0400

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Coronavirus cases are trending upward in the U.S., which could lead to new restrictions to keep the virus under control. In the Midwest, daily cases are spiking in nearly every state. Lilia Luciano has the latest.

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Gottlieb warns of "very dangerous season" for coronavirus as cases rise


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:59:36 -0400

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The former FDA commissioner says the number of infections remains high heading into the fall and winter.

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U.S. coronavirus infections surpass 7 million as CDC issues somber warning


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:55:02 -0400

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Coronavirus infections in the U.S. passed the 7 million mark this week, with the death toll now more than 204,000. Despite the increasing numbers, the CDC still warns that 90% of the population remains vulnerable to the virus. Danya Bacchus reports.

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What we know about Amy Coney Barrett's judicial abortion record


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:25:49 -0400

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Four years ago on the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump pledged that if he were elected, only "pro-life" justices would get his nomination for a seat on the Supreme Court.

Read more: What we know about Amy Coney Barrett's judicial abortion record


Brain-eating amoeba found in Texas city's water supply


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:02:00 -0400

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The city of Lake Jackson first became aware of the amoeba after it infected a six-year-old boy.

Read more: Brain-eating amoeba found in Texas city's water supply


Less than 10% of Americans had virus antibodies as of July, study finds


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 11:35:44 -0400

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"This research clearly confirms that despite high rates of COVID-19 in the United States ... we haven't come close to achieving herd immunity," said​ study author Dr. Julie Parsonnet.

Read more: Less than 10% of Americans had virus antibodies as of July, study finds


U.S. soars past 7 million COVID-19 cases as some states relax restrictions


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 10:20:12 -0400

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"We're going to be able to host a Super Bowl in February," said Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said. "We expect to do a full Super Bowl."

Read more: U.S. soars past 7 million COVID-19 cases as some states relax restrictions


Elijah Cummings’ widow on his new autobiography and extraordinary life


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:50:45 -0400

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Late Congressman Elijah Cummings’ autobiography, titled “We’re Better Than This” after the cvil rights giant’s signature phrase, has recently been shepherded to completion thanks to his widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings. Michelle Miller speaks to her about completing the book, and her husband’s lasting legacy.

Read more: Elijah Cummings’ widow on his new autobiography and extraordinary life


U.S. surpasses 7 million COVID-19 cases as states relax restrictions


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 08:11:27 -0400

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There are now more than 7 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., with a death toll climbing above 203,000. While the CDC is warning 90% of the population remains vulnerable to the virus, Florida is lifting all restrictions on bars and restaurants and New York is making outdoor dining a permanent fixture. Michael George reports on how some states are handling the pandemic.

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U.S. surpasses 7 million COVID-19 cases


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:15:17 -0400

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The United States surpassed seven million reported cases of the coronavirus on Friday, more than any other country. Just days ago, the U.S. topped 200,000 deaths. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

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Florida lifts all coronavirus restaurant restrictions statewide


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:58:40 -0400

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"There will not be limitations," Governor Ron DeSantis said Friday.

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Company to pay $60 million for deceptive pelvic mesh marketing


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:08:05 -0400

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C.R. Bard failed to inform women of "serious and life-altering risks" related to permanent pelvic mesh devices.

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Berkeley poised to ban junk food in store checkout aisles


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:26:27 -0400

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California city may become first in U.S. to prohibit displays of unhealthy snacks for shoppers waiting to pay.

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TikTok "Benadryl Challenge" prompts FDA warning on overdoses


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:11:58 -0400

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Agency cites reports of teens hospitalized or dead from misuse of allergy medication in an attempt to get high.

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Virginia governor and first lady test positive for COVID-19


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:55:53 -0400

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He said he is asymptomatic.

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“Twindemic” concerns as COVID-19 cases rise and flu season looms


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:43:24 -0400

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Health experts say a surge in flu cases could overwhelm the health system already strained from the coronavirus pandemic. Meg Oliver reports.

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Some sparkling water brands have PFAS chemicals, study finds


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:29:09 -0400

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PFAS, sometimes called "forever" chemicals, aren't federally regulated and may have adverse health effects.

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Black physicians group to vet safety of COVID-19 vaccines


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:26:25 -0400

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The National Medical Association says African Americans don't trust the government when it comes to deadly virus.

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Over 90% of Americans still susceptible to virus, CDC boss says


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:54:12 -0400

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His warning comes as President Trump continues to talk about so-called herd immunity.

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CDC director warns 90% of U.S. population susceptible to COVID-19


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:31:55 -0400

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CDC Director Robert Redfield is urging Americans not to let their guard down after preliminary findings from a new nationwide antibody study showed about 90% of Americans are still susceptible to the virus. David Begnaud reports.

Read more: CDC director warns 90% of U.S. population susceptible to COVID-19


United rolling out COVID-19 testing program for passengers


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:23:39 -0400

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The program will roll out in San Francisco for flyers bound for Hawaii.

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Spanish flu survivor still plays tennis at 102


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:27:08 -0400

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Spanish flu survivor Evelyn Schroedl is living through another pandemic. But, at age 102, she’s COVID-free and still playing tennis. Chip Reid has her story.

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Dr. Fauci spars with Rand Paul during coronavirus Senate hearing


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:12:07 -0400

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Top infectious disease experts delivered testimony about the U.S. pandemic response before a Senate committee Wednesday. Dr. Fauci went back and forth with Rand Paul, and accused the senator of distorting information. Mola Lenghi reports.

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Fauci and Redfield say they expect COVID vaccine to be widely available by spring


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:47:58 -0400

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Administration health officials testified after the U.S. passed the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths.

Read more: Fauci and Redfield say they expect COVID vaccine to be widely available by spring


U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 200,000 as new cases rise


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:24:29 -0400

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On Tuesday, the U.S. recorded more than 200,000 deaths due to the coronavirus. Even as the nation mourns the tragic loss of life, cases continue to rise in state across the U.S. David Begnaud reports.

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United Kingdom imposes new restrictions as COVID-19 cases spike


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:31:32 -0400

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New coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the U.K. and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson is rolling out new restrictions to slow the outbreak. Holly Williams reports.

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U.K. leader tightens up COVID restrictions as virus surges back


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:57:00 -0400

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"This is the moment when we must act," Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons as hit pubs and restaurants with new rules.

Read more: U.K. leader tightens up COVID restrictions as virus surges back


When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:41:00 -0400

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Public health officials, drug companies and the White House keep offering conflicting timelines for when a vaccine will be approved and distributed to the American public.

Read more: When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?


Johnson & Johnson starts trial of one-dose COVID-19 vaccine


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:30:52 -0400

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Phase 3 test launching Wednesday will be one of the world's biggest vaccine studies, with 60,000 volunteers.

Read more: Johnson & Johnson starts trial of one-dose COVID-19 vaccine


Cindy McCain, wife of late Republican Senator John McCain, endorses Joe Biden for president


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:23:02 -0400

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Cindy McCain, wife of late Republican Senator John McCain, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what led her to endorse Joe Biden, why she thinks he would be the right person for president and how she feels about the Republican party.

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4th-grader sent home from school after sneezing


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:02:45 -0400

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"I sneezed two times then the teacher told me to go to the nurse," said the boy, Lancinet Keita.

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U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 200,000 as new cases rise


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:51:59 -0400

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On Tuesday, the U.S. recorded more than 200,000 deaths due to the coronavirus. Even as the nation mourns the tragic loss of life, cases continue to rise in state across the U.S. David Begnaud reports.

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How does coronavirus spread? When will a vaccine be available? Your questions, answered


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:45:51 -0400

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Here are answers to some of your questions about COVID-19 as the U.S. sees a spike in new cases.

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Police release body camera video of an officer shooting teen with autism


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:37:52 -0400

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A Utah family is demanding answers after recently released body camera video shows a Salt Lake City police officer shooting a teenager with autism.  Jamie Yuccas spoke to the 13-year-old's father about the boy's recovery.

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28-year-old doctor dies from COVID-19, family says


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:02:00 -0400

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Adeline Fagan was an OB/GYN starting her second year of residency in Texas when she began showing symptoms.

Read more: 28-year-old doctor dies from COVID-19, family says


U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 200,000


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:46:12 -0400

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The U.S. coronavirus death toll has hit more than 200,000 — the most COVID-19 deaths in the world. Health experts are worried about the resurgence of the virus as the fall season begins. Mola Lenghi reports.

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Trump claims COVID "affects virtually nobody" as U.S. deaths hit 200K


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:42:00 -0400

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The United States has for many months had the highest number of infections and deaths in the world.

Read more: Trump claims COVID "affects virtually nobody" as U.S. deaths hit 200K


U.S. surpasses 200,000 coronavirus deaths


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:10:00 -0400

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The U.S. leads the world in coronavirus deaths and still has the most cases in the world, with over 6.8 million people sickened by the virus since January.

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CDC warns against trick-or-treating during pandemic


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:09:00 -0400

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The CDC also stresses that Halloween costume masks are not acceptable substitutes for cloth masks.

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Amid anti-COVID efforts, South Africa "didn't have a flu season"


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:52:12 -0400

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One senior public health official credits basic measures like masks and hand washing with giving South Africa a virtually flu-free year.

Read more: Amid anti-COVID efforts, South Africa "didn't have a flu season"


CDC changes, then removes, COVID-19 airborne transmission guidance as U.S. death toll nears 200,000


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:30:45 -0400

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As the U.S. nears 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the CDC issues, then quickly removes, critical guidance on how the virus spreads. This confusion follows the agency's other shifting guidance on wearing masks and testing asymptomatic people. Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" to address what happened and what it means for the public.

Read more: CDC changes, then removes, COVID-19 airborne transmission guidance as U.S. death toll nears 200,000


A helping hand: Nonprofit aims to aid special needs students


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:26:38 -0400

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As American children return to classrooms this fall, the pandemic has drastically changed the environment for learning. Children with special needs are having a more difficult time adapting to distance learning. One newly-formed nonprofit on New York's Long Island is trying to help change that. Jamie Wax reports.

Read more: A helping hand: Nonprofit aims to aid special needs students


Nurses and doctors discuss lingering mental health issues as a result of COVID-19 pandemic


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:12:42 -0400

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As the number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. nears 200,000, it's taking a serious toll on doctors and nurses. CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula spoke to health care professionals about how the pandemic is affecting their mental and physical health.

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"Broken" health care workers share huge mental toll of COVID-19


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:41:47 -0400

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"I close my eyes and I see the patient that I took care of last. I see the image… just images of suffering," a nurse said. "I think that's gonna scar me for life."

Read more: "Broken" health care workers share huge mental toll of COVID-19


Justice Ginsburg to lie in state as nation mourns her loss


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 08:28:59 -0400

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The Supreme Court and the country will pay tribute to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at the age of 87. Ginsburg will lie in repose at the court Wednesday and Thursday, after a private service Wednesday morning for her family, close friends and fellow justices and their spouses. Friday, the late justice will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. Jan Crawford reports.

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Opera canceled after audience protests lack of social distance


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:21:30 -0400

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The incident comes as a debate is raging in Spain over inequality after the Madrid regional government placed under partial lockdown some poor neighborhoods.

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CDC abruptly reverses guidance on COVID-19 airborne transmission


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:24:43 -0400

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The Centers for Disease Control took an unusual step by reversing its new guidance about how the coronavirus spreads. Mola Lenghi has the latest.

Read more: CDC abruptly reverses guidance on COVID-19 airborne transmission


Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation therapy


Created: Thu, 21 May 2020 00:48:48 -0400

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had another bout with cancer. The court announced that Ginsburg, 86, just completed three weeks of radiation treatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas. Ed O'Keefe reports.

Read more: Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation therapy

 
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