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Bubbles are good places to study COVID-19

Sport is returning to the US, and professional leagues are creating conditions that are tailored to study COVID-19, according to researchers. They offer significant groups of people who are regularly monitored by doctors. When leagues enter a pandemic isolation zone, as the National Basketball Association at Disney World plans, the controlled environment offers even more ways to understand the virus. …

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Texas places a nationwide order that requires facewear

Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, passed an executive ordinance on Thursday calling on state residents to wear facial mask in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive Covid-19 cases, as the outbreak is rapidly spreading across the Lone Star state spreads. “Wearing a face cover in public has been shown to be one of the most effective ways …

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Phillies places four players on COVID-19’s injured list

4:03 pm: These four players were actually placed on the COVID 19 casualty list, according to Philadelphia Inquirer’s Matt Breen (on Twitter). That doesn’t necessarily mean that the players tested positive for the virus. The list also includes players who have had symptoms related to an infection or have had contact with another infected person. 1:54 p.m .: The Phillies …

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3 ISIS hiding places in Iraq destroyed, coalition says

Three camps of the Islamic State (ISIS) in northern Iraq were destroyed by coalition planes in coordination with the Iraqi government, military officials said on Saturday. ISIS hideouts have been targeted in Wadi al-Shai, an area in Kirkuk province in the north of the country that is known to have become an ISIS hideaway. Hiding places in rural areas in …

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A guide for newcomers to old and new places

SHUT DOWN A New York City diner converted its parking lot to a drive-in cinema during the coronavirus pandemic. (May 14) AP domestic The country is beginning to open after months of closure, but social distancing and sanitary precautions are still important. And although theater chains like AMC are preparing to return next month, it may be particularly attractive for …

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Trump strikes governors and urges them to open places of worship “right now”.

President Donald Trump on Friday urged governors to “reopen” churches, synagogues and mosques “immediately” and threatened to “override” the restrictions on heads of state if they did not do so by the weekend. The surprising announcement was the President’s recent attempt to increase political stakes in the country’s efforts to restore the corona virus. It faces a tough re-election campaign …

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In some places it is already too hot and humid for people to survive

A combination of heat and humidity that is so extreme that it is unbearable is not just a problem for the future – these conditions already exist, according to a new study. Off-the-chart readings that were previously thought to be virtually non-existent on today’s planet have emerged worldwide and relentless temperatures are becoming more common. According to the study, the …

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Behind the fluctuations in the oil market: only a few places where unwanted crude oil can be stored

During his daily walk along Seal Beach in Southern California, film industry manager Josh Haynie usually sees only surfers and occasionally marine mammals. These days, the view also includes around 20 oil tankers. He fears that the intruders could collide with the private yachts that sail these waters. “We are not Galveston, Texas,” he says. The world may need to …

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Microplastics in one of the most remote places in the world

(Newser) – – Grim news from one of the most remote places on earth: microplastics were first found in a sample of Antarctic sea ice. Researchers say they found 96 tiny plastic particles in an ice core sample that had been stored in Tasmania since their removal in 2009 Guardian Reports. According to a study in the Marine Pollution BulletinThe …

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