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WHO Says Coronavirus Going Airborne Indoors ‘Cannot Be Ruled Out’

The World Health Organization has updated its guidelines on how the coronavirus is transmitted, stating that the likelihood that the virus can go airborne, particularly in enclosed spaces like restaurants and gyms, “cannot be ruled out.” In its updated guidelines issued Thursday, the WHO cited multiple reported outbreaks of COVID-19 involving people who became infected after being in […]

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TSA Worsened Coronavirus Pandemic, Whistleblower Says

The Transportation Security Administration worsened the coronavirus outbreak by failing to institute early safety measures despite pleas from its employees, a whistleblower at the agency said in a complaint revealed on Thursday.  The federal watchdog that investigated the whistleblower’s claims now wants the Department of Homeland Security ― which oversees the TSA ― to investigate […]

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Russia Sets Up ‘Disinfection Tunnel’ To Protect Putin From Virus, State Media Says

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected from the novel coronavirus by a special disinfection tunnel that anyone visiting his residence outside Moscow must pass through, the state-controlled RIA news agency reported on Tuesday. The special tunnel, manufactured by a Russian company based in the town of Penza, has been installed at his official Novo-Ogaryovo […]

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Pence Says Oklahoma COVID-19 Cases Have ‘Flattened’ — 2 Days After Record Jump

Vice President Mike Pence insisted Monday that Oklahoma’s COVID-19 cases have “dropped precipitously” and “in a very real sense they’ve flattened the curve” — just two days after the state posted a record high in daily new cases. Pence blatantly misrepresented the facts as he addressed concerns about President Donald Trump’s plan to lure thousands […]

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Fauci Urges Trump Rally Attendees To Wear Masks, Says Large Events Remain ‘Risky’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is urging attendees of all large events — including President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies and political protests — to be aware of the continued risks associated with such gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a Friday interview on ABC News’ “Powerhouse Politics” podcast, Fauci told Jonathan […]