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Demand for monument honouring COVID-19 victims in US gathers steam after a year of virtual goodbyes
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Demand for monument honouring COVID-19 victims in US gathers steam after a year of virtual goodbyes

From 20,000 flags planted in the Mall in Washington last September when the US passed 200,000 dead, to 30,000 ribbons recently hung by a Florida resident resembling every death in the state, to murals paying tribute to caregivers, the pandemic has had markers in the landscape for months.

Living under lockdown in US, some Indians grapple with existential questions, others seek solace in helping neighbours
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Living under lockdown in US, some Indians grapple with existential questions, others seek solace in helping neighbours

Support isn't entirely about oneself, but also the ability to help others and positively impact one's friends and the folks around, says Srikrishna Tharuvai, an IT employee who has been living under lockdown in New Jersey, US

COVID-19 spotlights unpreparedness of health systems in US and Canada, forces Indian students and workers to choose cost over care
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COVID-19 spotlights unpreparedness of health systems in US and Canada, forces Indian students and workers to choose cost over care

One of the fissures COVID-19 has highlighted across nations is the unpreparedness of the healthcare systems to handle pandemics, despite past outbreaks. In USA, lack of universal healthcare is dissuading people from getting themselves tested.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Jeev Milkha Singh's sister fights pandemic from frontline in New York hospital
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Jeev Milkha Singh's sister fights pandemic from frontline in New York hospital

Mona Milkha Singh is a doctor at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, attending to emergency patients of coronavirus, which has so far claimed more than 40,000 lives in the US alone while causing over 1.5 lakh deaths worldwide.

Coronavirus Outbreak: USTA to oversee $50 million commitment to tennis amid pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: USTA to oversee $50 million commitment to tennis amid pandemic

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Thursday it will oversee a commitment of more than $50 million in spending to help the sport weather what it described as the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season
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Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

NHL players have been told they can go home and must self-isolate there until the end of March, suggesting any potential return to play is many weeks away.

Coronavirus pandemic: US Soccer Federation cancels exhibition games for men's, women's teams
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Coronavirus pandemic: US Soccer Federation cancels exhibition games for men's, women's teams

The US Soccer Federation canceled exhibitions in March and April for its men's and women's national teams but says for now the under-23 men's team will remain in Mexico for Olympic qualifying.

New coronavirus case sends US health officials retracing steps of Californian woman believed to be first confirmed case in America
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New coronavirus case sends US health officials retracing steps of Californian woman believed to be first confirmed case in America

Public health officials were retracing the steps of a Northern California woman on Thursday believed to be the first person in the US to contract the highly contagious coronavirus without travelling internationally .