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UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Sep 22
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country's return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

By Julie Rovner | Sep 22
"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 22
The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Sep 21
Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

By Frank Jordans | Sep 21
Political pressure grew Monday in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Sep 20
In recent weeks, Queensland and the ACT became the first Australian jurisdictions to ban conversion therapy but a national approach is needed.

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

By David Keyton | Sep 20
When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms.

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

By Julie Pace | Sep 20
As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations.

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

By Will Stone | Sep 20
The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 19
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.

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