Health

Epidemic concept COVID-19. Coronavirus Test Station. Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.
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Mitch Kelly
November 05, 2020 - 5:12 am
Clark County and the Southern Nevada Health District are teaming up for a free COVID-19 testing event on Friday at Silverado High School near Serene and Spencer.
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FILE - In this April 22, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Associated Press
November 02, 2020 - 6:16 am
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that he will fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Tuesday’s election, as his rift with the nation’s top infectious disease expert widens while the nation sees its most alarming outbreak of the coronavirus since the spring. Speaking at a campaign...
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Teo man with face maskes cross the desrted Pariser Platz in front of the Brandenburg Gate, a tourist highlight, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. New measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus come into force today in Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Associated Press
November 02, 2020 - 6:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Several European countries are tightening restrictions this week, starting with a partial shutdown Monday in Germany, as authorities across the continent scramble to slow a rapid rise in coronavirus infections that threatens to overwhelm their health care systems. Britain and Austria...
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The Klappergasse in Frankfurt's pub district of Alt-Sachsenhausen is deserted in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov.2, 2020. A four-week partial lockdown has begun all over Germany to slow down the spread of the corona virus.(Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
Associated Press
November 02, 2020 - 1:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — A four-week partial shutdown has started in Germany, with restaurants, bars, theaters, cinemas and other leisure facilities closing down until the end of the month in a drive to flatten a rapid rise in coronavirus infections. The restrictions that took effect Monday are milder than...
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Demonstrators hold a silent vigil in Parliament Square to rise awareness on entertainment and arts world, in London, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Backstage technicians and crews are calling for more fundingfrom the government for the performing arts and hospitality sectors as the coronavirus lockdown is widely anticipated to be extended in England to help control the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Associated Press
October 31, 2020 - 1:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a new month-long lockdown for England after being warned that without tough action a resurgent coronavirus outbreak will overwhelm hospitals in weeks. On the day the U.K. passed 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, Johnson made...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019, file photo a JetBlue Airways flight flies in to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City. JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. That makes JetBlue the latest airline to retreat from blocking middle seats to give passengers more space because of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Associated Press
October 29, 2020 - 4:02 pm
The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end. JetBlue is the latest to indicate it is rethinking the issue. A spokesman for the carrier said Thursday that JetBlue will reduce the number of seats it blocks after Dec. 1...
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Ransomware, virus attack alert on a computer laptop screen, wooden desk, blur office background, front view. 3d illustration
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Associated Press
October 28, 2020 - 6:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already hobbled at least five U.S. hospitals this week, and could potentially impact hundreds more. In a joint alert...
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Doctor fills injection syringe with vaccine
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Mitch Kelly
October 28, 2020 - 5:29 am
Nevada, Washington and Oregon have joined California’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
October 27, 2020 - 5:05 am
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said Monday that he hopes to lift limits and allow conventions to return at 50% capacity by Jan. 2021, but said he couldn’t do so unless the pandemic reversed course.
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Associated Press
October 27, 2020 - 12:05 am
Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic? Yes, but probably not like you normally would. Health experts say some Halloween traditions like crowding on doorsteps for candy and inching your way through haunted houses heighten the risk of spreading COVID-19 and should be avoided. But there are...
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