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Joe Biden slams 'Neanderthal thinking' of Texas, Mississippi to end mask mandates
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Joe Biden slams 'Neanderthal thinking' of Texas, Mississippi to end mask mandates

Texas, followed by Mississippi, brushed off warnings to not relax restrictions on Tuesday, saying businesses, including restaurants and bars, could operate as normal from coming week

'A different Christmas': COVID-19 dampens celebrations across the world; UK buckles down after new virus strain detected
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'A different Christmas': COVID-19 dampens celebrations across the world; UK buckles down after new virus strain detected

Countries like Italy, Austria, and Germany have imposed curfews for Christmas and New Year's Eve. Others, like Israel, are preparing to impose new lockdown restrictions

In Thanksgiving address, Joe Biden says citizens at war against COVID-19 and 'not each other'
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In Thanksgiving address, Joe Biden says citizens at war against COVID-19 and 'not each other'

President-elect Biden said citizens should forego high-risk holiday traditions as cases of the virus continue to surge in the US, which, with over 2,62,100 deaths, is the world's worst-hit nation

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts
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Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US, but vaccine still months away, say experts

Friday’s filing sets off a chain of events as the US FDA and its independent advisers debate if the shots are ready. If so, still the CDC will have to decide how the initial limited supplies are rationed out to anxiously awaiting Americans

Joe Biden unlikely to be able to pass sweeping changes in healthcare through a divided Congress
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Joe Biden unlikely to be able to pass sweeping changes in healthcare through a divided Congress

Progressives who drive the Democratic Party's health care agenda say Biden must try as hard as he can to deliver, even if Republicans get a majority in the Senate

Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

'Absolutely not' surprised Donald Trump contracted COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci
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'Absolutely not' surprised Donald Trump contracted COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci

During an interview to CBS, the US' top infectious diseases expert appeared to be referring to the White House Rose Garden event on 26 September, which he had previously labelled as a "super-spreader" event

Donald Trump canvasses in must-win states of Florida and Georgia amid voter disenchantment over COVID-19 response
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Donald Trump canvasses in must-win states of Florida and Georgia amid voter disenchantment over COVID-19 response

Earlier this week, Trump also had to court voters in Iowa, a state where he is neck and neck with Joe Biden, though he won the state by 9 points in 2016

White House reports spate of COVID-19 cases: A list of top US officials who've contracted the coronavirus
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White House reports spate of COVID-19 cases: A list of top US officials who've contracted the coronavirus

Stephen Miller was the latest person to have tested positive in the White House in the past few days after Trump himself contracted the infection

Joe Biden and wife Jill test negative for COVID-19; Democratic nominee tweets reminder to follow protocol
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Joe Biden and wife Jill test negative for COVID-19; Democratic nominee tweets reminder to follow protocol

Biden and his wife were tested earlier on Friday after news of US president Donald Trump and First Lady Melania testing COVID-19 positive was announced

Donald Trump calls for delaying US election, says increased mail-in voting will result in fraud
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Donald Trump calls for delaying US election, says increased mail-in voting will result in fraud

There is no evidence, however, of widespread voter fraud through mail-in voting, even in states with all-mail votes.

US COVID-19 toll likely higher than official count due to state-level discrepancies, reveals study
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US COVID-19 toll likely higher than official count due to state-level discrepancies, reveals study

The number of deaths between March and May officially listed as due to COVID-19 was 95,235, or 28 percent less than the excess number, claims the study.

'US will have 100,000 new coronavirus cases a day,' warns top health expert Anthony Fauci as country sees around 40,000 new infections a day
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'US will have 100,000 new coronavirus cases a day,' warns top health expert Anthony Fauci as country sees around 40,000 new infections a day

Fauci said the daily increase in new coronavirus cases in the United States, currently around 40,000, could reach 100,000 unless a full nationwide effort was undertaken to tamp down the resurgent virus.

George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier
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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier

By constantly threatening to deploy federal troops through executive fiat and encouraging states to use force against protesters, US president Donald Trump is openly flirting with militaristic authoritarianism while testing the limits of the law

US president Donald Trump says he is 'very confident' COVID-19 vaccine will be available by end of the year
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US president Donald Trump says he is 'very confident' COVID-19 vaccine will be available by end of the year

Donald Trump commented Sunday night during a televised town hall sponsored by Fox News channel.

As coronavirus toll crosses 60,000 in US, Donald Trump says he won't extend social distancing guidelines
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As coronavirus toll crosses 60,000 in US, Donald Trump says he won't extend social distancing guidelines

The White House and Donald Trump in particular have been eager to give the country positive news as they work to move past the crisis and rebuild the economy, even as the country's death tally continues to rise.

After Donald Trump's coronavirus disinfectant gaffe, White House aims for US president to refocus on economy
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After Donald Trump's coronavirus disinfectant gaffe, White House aims for US president to refocus on economy

Days after he publicly mused that scientists should explore the injection of toxic disinfectants as a potential virus cure, Donald Trump has now rejected the utility of his daily task force briefings, where he has time and again clashed with scientific experts.

Donald Trump claims his remarks on injecting disinfectants to fight coronavirus were 'sarcastic' after medical experts raise alarm
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Donald Trump claims his remarks on injecting disinfectants to fight coronavirus were 'sarcastic' after medical experts raise alarm

Donald Trump said at a Thursday news briefing that scientists should explore whether inserting light or disinfectant into the bodies of coronavirus patients might help treat COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus.

'Don’t inject or ingest disinfectants': Health officials warn Americans after Donald Trump's remark
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'Don’t inject or ingest disinfectants': Health officials warn Americans after Donald Trump's remark

Don’t inject disinfectants, health officials leapt to warn on Friday, reacting to President Donald Trump’s comment that disinfectants perhaps could be injected or ingested to fight COVID-19

Coronavirus may kill 100,000 to 240,000 in the US despite social distancing measures, say officials
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Coronavirus may kill 100,000 to 240,000 in the US despite social distancing measures, say officials

Donald Trump displayed none of the carefree dismissiveness that characterised his reaction to the coronavirus in February and early March, when he repeatedly said that “we have it totally under control” and that “it’s going to be just fine.”