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Fauci Shuts Down False Rand Paul Claims About Coronavirus, Herd Immunity

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) received a sharp education lesson on virus immunity and prevention from Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Senate hearing on Wednesday when the Kentucky physician attempted to attribute New York’s dramatic reduction in COVID-19 cases to herd immunity instead of people following safety protocols. During a heated back and forth, Paul, who has […]

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Chargers’ Team Doctor Accidentally Punctures QB Tyrod Taylor’s Lung

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday’s game because a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung, according to a person familiar with the case. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of medical restriction issues. Rookie Justin Herbert was the Chargers’ surprise […]

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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Released From Hospital More Than 1 Month After Poisoning

BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from a Berlin hospital after more than a month’s treatment for poisoning, with doctors now believing that a “complete recovery” from the Soviet-era nerve agent is possible for him, the hospital said Wednesday. Navalny spent 32 days at Berlin’s Charite hospital, 24 of them […]

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Getting COVID-19 Is Putting Americans On The Brink Of Economic Crisis

Contracting COVID-19 is putting already financially stressed Americans on the brink of economic disaster. And the rest of the country isn’t that far behind. Of the Americans who’ve contracted COVID-19, 63% are facing serious financial problems, according to a survey released Wednesday morning from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard University’s T.H. Chan […]

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Officiant At Superspreader Maine Wedding Is An Anti-Mask Evangelical

The officiant at a rural Maine wedding that turned into a deadly COVID-19 “superspreader” event is an evangelical Christian pastor who has railed against his state’s coronavirus regulations and whose own church experienced an outbreak, according to local media reports. As the now-infamous wedding reception’s impact spread through Maine, Pastor Todd Bell, of Calvary Baptist […]