Health care industry

The face on a replica of the Statue of Liberty covers with a protective face mask against the coronavirus Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Seattle. The 1/18th scale replica on Seattle's Alki Beach was erected in 1952 and recast in 2006. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 26, 2020 - 3:06 pm
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A New York state university suspended 43 students Wednesday after a party on Lake Champlain, the latest school to clamp down on students for ignoring coronavirus restrictions. Officials at SUNY Plattsburgh said the students violated campus health and safety policies when they...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2020, file photo, emergency medical workers arrive at Cobble Hill Health Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, to an Associated Press report that his state's coronavirus death toll in nursing homes could be a major undercount, saying it makes sense to include only those residents who died on the home's property. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
August 26, 2020 - 12:34 pm
The Justice Department is seeking data about “orders which may have resulted in the deaths of thousands of elderly nursing home residents,” sending letters Wednesday to the governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Officials say Wednesday that the Justice Department’s civil...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, residents at the Southern Pines nursing home are separated and wear face coverings during their daily bingo game in Warner Robins, Ga. A new report says COVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes jumped nearly 80% earlier this summer, driven by rampant spread across the South and much of the West. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
August 25, 2020 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening fines and funding cut-offs, the Trump administration on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 requirements for nursing homes and hospitals, prompting immediate pushback from beleaguered industries. To check the spread of the coronavirus in nursing homes, the Centers for Medicare...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures while speaking in a court room in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
August 25, 2020 - 7:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off allegations that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma in a German hospital, was poisoned and said there were no grounds for a criminal investigation because the politician's condition may have been triggered by other causes. The...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a protective face mask passes the New York Stock Exchange, as employees arrive for the partial reopening of the trading floor. Stocks are climbing in early trading on Monday, Aug. 24 on Wall Street, adding to their record-breaking run from last week. The S&P 500 was up 0.7% after the first 25 minutes of trading, following up on solid gains for stock markets across much of Europe and Asia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 24, 2020 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plowed higher on Wall Street Monday, as hopes for a COVID-19 treatment and vaccine had investors looking ahead to the possibility of a healthier economy that has shed the virus. The S&P 500 rallied 34.12, or 1%, to 3,431.28 and added to the all-time high it set last week...
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Miami Dolphins running backs Jordan Howard (34) and Matt Breida (20) run drills during practice at the NFL football team's training facility, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 24, 2020 - 11:50 am
The Miami Dolphins will allow up to 13,000 socially distancing fans to attend their home opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 20, a decision that divided political leaders and upset the visiting coach. The same plan will be followed for the University of Miami’s home opener against UAB at the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny takes part in a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, Russia. The German hospital treating Russian dissident Alexei Navalny says tests indicate that he was poisoned. The Charité hospital said in a statement Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that the team of doctors who have been examining Navalny since he was admitted Saturday have found the presence of “cholinesterase inhibitors” in his system. Cholinesterase inhibitors are a broad range of substances that are found in several drugs, but also pesticides and nerve agents. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
August 24, 2020 - 8:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — Tests conducted on Russian dissident Alexei Navalny at a German hospital indicate that he was poisoned, but doctors said Monday he was being treated with an antidote and his life was not in immediate danger. The Charité hospital said in a statement that the team of doctors who have...
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Exterior view of the Charite hospital in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Alexi Navalny’s wife and a top aide have visited him in a Berlin hospital where the comatose Russian dissident is being treated by German doctors after a suspected poisoning. (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Alexei Navalny's wife and a top aide visited him Sunday in a Berlin hospital where the comatose Russian dissident is being treated by German doctors after a suspected poisoning. Navalny was flown to Germany on Saturday from Siberia after doctors determined he was stable enough to be...
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In this photo provided by Alexei Navalny's press team, early Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, medics upload Alexei Navalny into a German special medical plane at an airport in Omsk, Russia. The dissident who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning has been transferred to an ambulance and is now being driven to an airport in the Siberian city of Omsk. Navalny will be flown to Germany to receive treatment. (Kira Yarmysh/Alexei Navalny's press team via AP)
August 21, 2020 - 8:01 pm
OMSK, Russia (AP) — A plane carrying a Russian dissident who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning left for a German hospital Saturday following much wrangling over Alexei Navalny’s condition and treatment. The plane could be seen taking off from an airport in the Siberian city of Omsk just...
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FILE - This undated electron microscope file image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. A Chinese mining company in Papua New Guinea claims to have immunized employees against COVID-19 in an apparent vaccination trial, a newspaper reported on Friday., Aug. 21, 2020. A document on company letterhead entitled “Vaccination Statement” said 48 Chinese employees “have been vaccinated with SARS-COV-2 vaccine” on Aug. 10. (NIAID-RML via AP, File)
August 21, 2020 - 3:52 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea blocked the arrival of a flight carrying workers from China after a Chinese mine operator said its employees were given a coronavirus vaccine in a possible unauthorized trial, authorities said Friday. The Pacific nation's pandemic response controller,...
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