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The coronavirus outbreak in the UK charity football game is leading to dozens of cases, with hundreds asked to self-isolate

After more than two dozen coronavirus cases were reported at a charity soccer game in England, hundreds were asked to self-isolate. According to a press release, up to 300 football fans who played a game at Burnside Working Men’s Club on the Sunderland-Durham border on Aug. 30 will be quarantined from the date of the event after 28 people tested …

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Israeli coronavirus outbreak: Religious and secular Jews battle over public health measures

Particularly angry was Ronni Gamzu, the combative former hospital administrator who was named the government’s “Corona Tsar” last month. Gamzu has argued with religious leaders about his efforts to target lockdown neighborhoods with high infection rates, block an annual pilgrimage to the grave of a revered Hasidic rabbi in Ukraine, and force virus tests on thousands of foreign students who …

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Masked workers at Starbucks in South Korea avoid coronavirus infection after outbreak: officials

A novel coronavirus outbreak at a Starbucks coffee shop in Paju, South Korea infected dozens of customers – but at least four site employees were spared, with health officials citing face masks as the reason. A woman infected with COVID-19 visited the coffee shop earlier this month, and poor ventilation associated with air conditioning in the coffee shop likely contributed …

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Coronavirus: Trump Approves Plasma Treatment In Attack On FDA | Coronavirus outbreak

After Donald Trump expressed his frustration with the slow pace of approval of coronavirus treatments and sparked controversy by publicly linking the Food and Drug Administration to the “Deep State” conspiracy theory, he announced on Sunday the emergency approval for convalescent plasma, a Method previously used to treat flu and measles in Covid-19 patients. Covid-19 has killed more than 175,000 …

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Virus Outbreak: News and Analysis Beginning August 23, 2020

Paramedics from the Houston Fire Department transport a patient with possible COVID-19 symptoms to a hospital Aug. 10. Photographer: John Moore / Getty Images Photographer: John Moore / Getty Images We are tracking the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up for our daily newsletter here to find out what you need to know. According …

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Salmonella outbreak: Tulare County peaches recalled in 20 states

Target and ALDI stores across the country are removing peaches that have been packed by the Wawona Packing Company in Tulare County. A salmonella outbreak across the country has been linked to the fresh peaches. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the food safety warning for the salmonella outbreak on Wednesday evening. Read the FDA’s recall notice here. …

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Peaches have been linked to the salmonella outbreak, which affects 68 people in 9 states

The packaged peaches were sold under the brand name Wawona in 2-pound clear plastic bags in ALDI stores in 16 states starting June 1. ALDI has voluntarily recalled the peaches that were shipped to the following states: Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin West Virginia. …

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South Korea Covid-19: The recent church outbreak turns into a fight for freedom of religion

As the scandal unfolds, many in the country will be forgiven for thinking, “We’ve been here before”. In February, it was the Shincheonji religious group, thousands of whom were infected with the virus in the southeastern city of Daegu, setting the stage for an outbreak that raged across the country. The church was accused by officials of refusing to cooperate …

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