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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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Trump Health Official Apologizes After Spreading CDC, Election Conspiracies

Michael Caputo, the politically appointed assistant secretary of public affairs for the nation’s health department, has reportedly apologized to the health secretary and his staff after accusing government scientists fighting the coronavirus pandemic of having a “resistance unit” and plotting to undermine President Donald Trump. Caputo’s apology to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar […]

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California Church Caves To Public Health Orders After Racking Up Over $100,00 In Fines

About two weeks after California’s North Valley Baptist Church shot into the national spotlight over its refusal to follow local coronavirus guidelines, its lead pastor has changed his tune. Faced with fines of more than $ 100,000 for defying Santa Clara’s public health order prohibiting indoor worship services, Pastor Jack Trieber has agreed to move his […]

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AstraZeneca Halted Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trials After a Possible Serious Adverse Reaction

Several large clinical trials for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine have been halted due to a possible serious adverse reaction. The company is now investigating whether or not the issue is directly related to the vaccine. AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, which is being developed with researchers at Oxford University, is one of just a few candidates that’s in […]

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College Professor Dies Teaching Online Class After Weekslong Battle With COVID-19

A college professor in Buenos Aires, Argentina, who had been battling symptoms of the coronavirus for several weeks reportedly collapsed and died on Wednesday while delivering an online class from her home. Paola De Simone, 46, a member of the government and international relations faculty at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, passed out while teaching via […]

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After Yelling ‘F**k That COVID’ At Concert, Smash Mouth Gets Some Nasty Mail

The band Smash Mouth gave Instagram followers a glimpse of “fan mail” it received after headlining a concert in early August at a South Dakota motorcycle rally that is now linked to the spread of nearly 200 cases of COVID-19. The image posted Saturday showed a smashed Smash Mouth CD and a letter calling the band members “motherfuckers.” Several of the top […]

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Anderson Cooper Overcome With Emotion After Coronavirus Patient’s Sweet Message

CNN’s Anderson Cooper was overcome with emotion live on air Friday following the broadcast of a profile of a healthcare worker from Miami who has been hospitalized since March after contracting the coronavirus. Toward the end of the segment detailing EEG technician Rosa Felipe’s months-long battle against COVID-19, during which she has been isolated from […]