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California shuts down bars, indoor dining as COVID-19 cases surge


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:26:08 -0400

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Indoor operations for restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses are to close as the pandemic spikes in the Golden State.

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Squirrel in Colorado tests positive for the bubonic plague


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:19:00 -0400

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The news comes about one week after officials in China announced​ a suspected bubonic plague case.

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Tougher rules, new lockdowns around the world as COVID spreads


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:37:51 -0400

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Australia threatens to jail quarantine violators for months, Hong Kong shutters Disneyland, and one Indian state is back on lockdown.

Read more: Tougher rules, new lockdowns around the world as COVID spreads


Doctors in virus hot spots share fears: "Is this the tipping point?"


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:58:10 -0400

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Doctors and nurses, who watched COVID-19 hit New York City hard, are concerned about what's next for their communities.

Read more: Doctors in virus hot spots share fears: "Is this the tipping point?"


Bill Nye demonstrates why wearing masks protects people from COVID-19


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:38:45 -0400

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Scientist Bill Nye is urging everyone to wear a mask in the fight to stop the coronavirus. He says it is "literally a matter of life and death." Nye joins "CBS This Morning" to give a live demonstration of why masks work.

Read more: Bill Nye demonstrates why wearing masks protects people from COVID-19


ER doctors and nurses describe fear on the front lines during COVID-19 uptick


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:23:40 -0400

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Front-line workers in ERs across the South and the West are seeing upticks in coronavirus cases in their hospitals and communities. They spoke with senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula about their concerns watching the growing number of people getting sick.

Read more: ER doctors and nurses describe fear on the front lines during COVID-19 uptick


California shutters businesses, makes some schools remote due to COVID-19 spike


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:08:42 -0400

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A spike in COVID-19 cases in California is forcing the governor to shut down businesses once again. The skyrocketing rates there and around the country are forcing governors to rethink their strategies for reopening, especially as students are set to return to school. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

Read more: California shutters businesses, makes some schools remote due to COVID-19 spike


Ted Cruz photographed flying without a mask


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:46:37 -0400

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A spokesperson for Cruz said he wears a mask while traveling and had taken it off to drink and put it back on afterward, although there is no mask visible.

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Virus crisis may get "worse and worse and worse," WHO warns


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:31:32 -0400

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The World Health Organization warned that there could be no return to normality any time soon as too many countries were bungling their response to the pandemic​.

Read more: Virus crisis may get "worse and worse and worse," WHO warns


Trump downplays surge in COVID-19 cases, says he "personally" likes Dr. Fauci amid rift


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:23:28 -0400

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President Trump on Monday claimed that increases in testing were behind the recent surge in coronavirus cases across the country, despite evidence that some states are struggling with testing shortages and delays. He also said he "personally" liked Dr. Anthony Fauci, despite his administration's recent push to discredit the nation's top infectious disease doctor. Weijia Jiang reports.

Read more: Trump downplays surge in COVID-19 cases, says he "personally" likes Dr. Fauci amid rift


Possible breakthrough in Arizona COVID-19 testing efficiency could turn the tide


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:23:27 -0400

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Testing wait times have hampered Arizona's battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new, easier and faster method may allow the state to test enough people to mitigate and suppress the virus. Mola Lenghi reports.

Read more: Possible breakthrough in Arizona COVID-19 testing efficiency could turn the tide


With hospitalizations rising, Florida governor calls in 3,000 nurses to help manage COVID-19 cases


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:02:32 -0400

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Florida's governor is calling in 3,000 nurses to help hospitals and nursing homes manage rising coronavirus cases statewide. In Miami, one health expert says the city is now the epicenter of the pandemic. David Begnaud reports.

Read more: With hospitalizations rising, Florida governor calls in 3,000 nurses to help manage COVID-19 cases


Eye Opener: California back under lockdown amid coronavirus surge


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:49:06 -0400

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The resurgence of the coronavirus has forced the state of California back into a lockdown. Also, officials confirmed that the body of actress Naya Rivera was found in a California lake. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

Read more: Eye Opener: California back under lockdown amid coronavirus surge


Nearly 60 hand sanitizers potentially toxic, FDA warns


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:42:56 -0400

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Disinfectant products that contain wood alcohol are linked to blindness and fatalities, federal safety watchdog says.

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Pediatrician on reopening schools safely: "We're going to have to make some compromises"


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:29:47 -0400

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The Trump administration is pushing to fully reopen schools across the nation despite growing coronavirus numbers, but health officials say plans need to be made to keep families safe. Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician and founder of Gramercy Pediatrics in New York City, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss.

Read more: Pediatrician on reopening schools safely: "We're going to have to make some compromises"


White House pushes for schools to reopen in the fall amid growing pandemic


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:26:38 -0400

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The Trump administration and the teachers unions are at odds in the intensifying debate over sending kids back to school. Janet Shamlian reports.

Read more: White House pushes for schools to reopen in the fall amid growing pandemic


Trump defends Fauci relationship amid push to discredit doctor


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:19:32 -0400

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After months of disagreement, President Trump is putting a positive spin on his relationship with Dr. Anthony Fauci. He says he likes him, even as he retweets a claim that all the experts are lying. Paula Reid has the latest from the White House.

Read more: Trump defends Fauci relationship amid push to discredit doctor


LA Apparel's factory shut after 300 contract coronavirus


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:13:54 -0400

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After reopening as an essential business to make face masks, retailer closes after four employees died of COVID-19.

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California under lockdown as surge of coronavirus cases explodes nationwide


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:57:02 -0400

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California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all counties in the state to close indoor operations at restaurants, bars and museums as coronavirus cases continue to surge. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles and San Diego school districts announced it will resume classes this fall, but only online. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.

Read more: California under lockdown as surge of coronavirus cases explodes nationwide


COVID-19 testing problems multiply across the U.S. without federal strategy


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:51:02 -0400

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There is a testing crisis nationwide as many states are seeing a surge of coronavirus infections. Many people in lower-income neighborhoods in Phoenix have waited up to 13 hours to get tested. Mola Lenghi reports.

Read more: COVID-19 testing problems multiply across the U.S. without federal strategy


Los Angeles schools to offer classes online only this fall


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:43:00 -0400

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Although the fall semester will begin on August 18 in Los Angeles, student learning will be online only.

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"Silent spreaders" could be behind half of COVID-19 cases, study says


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:07:03 -0400

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"The only answer" to asymptomatic and presymptomatic spreading of the coronavirus is to "expand our testing," Dr. Ron Elfenbein said.

Read more: "Silent spreaders" could be behind half of COVID-19 cases, study says


Study: "Broken heart syndrome" increased during pandemic


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:40:55 -0400

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Dying from a broken heart isn't just an expression – people can actually suffer a stress-related heart condition after loss of a loved one.

Read more: Study: "Broken heart syndrome" increased during pandemic


How the coronavirus could impact young adults


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:02:20 -0400

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In a new study, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found nearly 1 in 3 young adults may be especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus explains how COVID-19 could impact young adults.

Read more: How the coronavirus could impact young adults


U.S. economic shutdown saved up to 2.7 million lives


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:14:07 -0400

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Slamming the brakes on the economy saved many more lives than it ruined, researchers conclude.

Read more: U.S. economic shutdown saved up to 2.7 million lives


Florida breaks U.S. record for new coronavirus cases in a single day


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:00:30 -0400

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The total number of coronavirus cases reported across the United States has reached 3.3 million. On Sunday, Florida recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases reported by a state in a single day -- more than 15,000 -- the same weekend that Disney World reopened. David Begnaud reports.

Read more: Florida breaks U.S. record for new coronavirus cases in a single day


Countries abroad allow kids back to class and have mixed results


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:45:58 -0400

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Some countries in Europe and Asia have allowed kids back to the classroom with new restrictions and safety measures, but as Holly Williams reports, looking for lessons abroad is tricky. Israel saw a spike in cases after allowing kids back to school, but Taiwan, enforcing strict new measures, has managed to keep cases low, and with summer break in session, it's too soon to tell what infection rates will look like when autumn sessions return.

Read more: Countries abroad allow kids back to class and have mixed results


Trump and advisers attempt to discredit Fauci amid top doctor's blunt warnings about coronavirus


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:15:51 -0400

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President Trump and top advisers are apparently attempting to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease doctor. It comes as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the U.S., and Dr. Fauci has spoken bluntly about the pandemic in public comments. Weijia Jiang reports.

Read more: Trump and advisers attempt to discredit Fauci amid top doctor's blunt warnings about coronavirus


Japan accepted COVID's airborne spread months ago, and is fighting it


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 06:58:31 -0400

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It took pressure from 239 scientists for the WHO to even admit the new coronavirus may spread via aerosols, but in Japan, they're focusing on solutions.

Read more: Japan accepted COVID's airborne spread months ago, and is fighting it


We'll be living with masks for years, pandemics expert predicts


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 05:14:23 -0400

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Johns Hopkins' Eric Toner also says he thinks the U.S. will need another lockdown to try to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more: We'll be living with masks for years, pandemics expert predicts


Houston leaders call for lockdown as coronavirus cases spike


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:38:07 -0400

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"Not only do we need a stay home order now, but we need to stick with it this time until the hospitalization curve comes down, not just flattens," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo tweeted Sunday​.

Read more: Houston leaders call for lockdown as coronavirus cases spike


Parents and officials grapple with best way to reopen schools


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:41:23 -0400

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As the upcoming school year looms, parents and officials are trying to figure out the safest way to get kids back into the classroom. No other country has attempted to reopen schools with coronavirus numbers as high as the U.S. is currently experiencing. Meg Oliver reports.

Read more: Parents and officials grapple with best way to reopen schools


An inside look at a Texas hospital overwhelmed by coronavirus patients


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:41:22 -0400

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For the second time in a week, Texas hospitalized over 10,000 virus patients as officials worry about the lack of ICU beds in the entire state. Mireya Villarreal gives us an inside look at a Rio Grande Valley hospital where they've had to rent beds to accommodate the influx of patients.

Read more: An inside look at a Texas hospital overwhelmed by coronavirus patients


Award-winning chef Dominique Crenn is determined to beat coronavirus


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:35:06 -0400

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The first woman in America to receive three Michelin stars says the restaurant industry will never be the same, but she is fighting the effects of pandemic with the same passion with which she fought cancer

Read more: Award-winning chef Dominique Crenn is determined to beat coronavirus


Trump pushes for schools to reopen as coronavirus deaths top 135,000


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:26:15 -0400

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President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are renewing their push to reopen schools this fall, even as coronavirus cases continue to rise nationwide. Meanwhile, some administration officials are becoming frustrated with Dr. Anthony Fauci, who at times has contradicted the president. Nikole Killion reports.

Read more: Trump pushes for schools to reopen as coronavirus deaths top 135,000


How the pandemic is impacting the presidential race


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:26:14 -0400

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The coronavirus pandemic could have a major impact on the 2020 presidential election. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto helps break down some of the most recent polling in key battleground states.

Read more: How the pandemic is impacting the presidential race


Florida sets new record with 15,299 coronavirus cases in 24 hours


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:18:00 -0400

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The previous record of new cases reported was over 11,000 in New York​, at the time the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak, on April 14.

Read more: Florida sets new record with 15,299 coronavirus cases in 24 hours


Florida shatters national record for new coronavirus cases


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:17:01 -0400

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Florida finds itself at the center of the country's recent coronavirus surge, with new cases and deaths mounting fast. Throughout the country, cases continue to rise and multiple states imposed new restrictions and reversed reopening plans. Lilia Luciano reports.

Read more: Florida shatters national record for new coronavirus cases


More Americans choose to vacation locally than abroad amid coronavirus pandemic


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:22:15 -0400

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As the coronavirus pandemic puts a damper on air travel and vacationing abroad, many Americans are satisfying their travel needs by taking vacations in their local areas. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Read more: More Americans choose to vacation locally than abroad amid coronavirus pandemic


Trump wears mask for the first time in public


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:22:15 -0400

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President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public on Saturday while he toured the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Meanwhile, the president is receiving backlash for his decision to commute the sentencing of his longtime adviser Roger Stone. Nikole Killion reports.

Read more: Trump wears mask for the first time in public


Some low population density areas in the U.S. report zero coronavirus cases


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:22:14 -0400

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While most parts of Texas are struggling with surging coronavirus infections, some of its counties are miraculously reporting zero cases. Janet Shamlian has more.

Read more: Some low population density areas in the U.S. report zero coronavirus cases


Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:22:13 -0400

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The country's three most populous states Florida, Texas, and California all reported their highest single-day death tolls this week. Danya Bacchus reports.

Read more: Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity


AdventHealth CEO says COVID-19 cases in Florida likely to peak later in July


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:04:10 -0400

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Terry Shaw says his hospital system is well-equipped with PPE, staff and key medications, including remdesivir, to care for patients.

Read more: AdventHealth CEO says COVID-19 cases in Florida likely to peak later in July


Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID-19 cases in the South


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:46:34 -0400

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The former FDA commissioner says "things are going to get worse before they get better."

Read more: Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID-19 cases in the South


Michigan tourism industry says this is "a year simply to survive"


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:22:00 -0400

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"It really feels like we're walking into the middle of the war every single day, just trying to tread, keep our head above water," said one restaurant owner.

Read more: Michigan tourism industry says this is "a year simply to survive"


Surgeon general says administration "trying to correct" earlier guidance against wearing masks


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:09:34 -0400

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Surgeon General Jerome Adams urged Americans to wear face coverings to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Read more: Surgeon general says administration "trying to correct" earlier guidance against wearing masks


Phoenix mayor says city still has "a real challenge with testing" as cases spike


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:36:16 -0400

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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego says the city is "setting records of the type you don't want to set."

Read more: Phoenix mayor says city still has "a real challenge with testing" as cases spike


Face The Nation: Terry Shaw, Scott Gottlieb, Tom Wyatt, Anthony Salvanto


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:23:41 -0400

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The latest on the coronavirus cases in the Southern States, the childcare industry struggling during the pandemic, and how the outbreak is impacting the 2020 Presidential election.

Read more: Face The Nation: Terry Shaw, Scott Gottlieb, Tom Wyatt, Anthony Salvanto


Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID cases in the South


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:56:48 -0400

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Gottlieb likened the experience across the South, which is reporting a surge in coronavirus cases, to Brazil.

Read more: Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID cases in the South


Health expert says 250,000 Americans could die of COVID by end of year


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 07:06:00 -0400

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On "The Takeout" this week, Dr. Zeke Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania slammed the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus.

Read more: Health expert says 250,000 Americans could die of COVID by end of year

 
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