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Alabama students held COVID-19 parties, officials say

July 2nd, 2020
Alabama students held COVID-19 parties, officials say

U.S. hits record for new coronavirus cases Students in Alabama threw COVID-19 parties where infected students were invited and there was a contest over who would get it first, according to officials. “The one thing that we have seen over the last few weeks is parties going on throughout the county … at several locations, where students or kids would come in with known positives,” Tuscaloosa Fire Chief Randy Smith said at a briefing on Tuesday.  “We thought that was kind of a rumor at first, and then we did some additional research,” he... Read More

Coronavirus drug remdesivir comes at a cost for Americans

July 2nd, 2020
Coronavirus drug remdesivir comes at a cost for Americans

A five-day treatment of remdesivir, one of two known drugs proven to help treat COVID-19, will cost $3,120 for a typical U.S. patient with commercial insurance. Gilead Sciences, the drugmaker, has promised a lower “government price,” but that excludes Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider joined CBSN to discuss the potential impact. Read More  Read More

Amazon fires increase in June, raising concerns

July 2nd, 2020
Amazon fires increase in June, raising concerns

Complicit: The Amazon Fires The number of fires in the Amazon jumped 20 percent this June compared to June last year, raising concerns that the rainforest could see a repeat of last year’s destructive fires. INPE, Brazil’s government space research agency, detected 2,248 fires in June this year, a 13-year high for the month, according to Reuters. Last June, 1,880 fires were detected. In June 2020, researchers saw an average of 75 fires a day in the Amazon. Last August, during the peak of the massive forest fires that caused global outcry, there were about... Read More

Travelers from low-infection countries welcomed in Greece after it successfully fought off COVID-19

July 2nd, 2020
Travelers from low-infection countries welcomed in Greece after it successfully fought off COVID-19

Live Watch CBSN Live On the Greek island of Skiathos, residents have been enjoying a coronavirus-free few months. With huge reliance on tourism, they’re opening their borders to international travelers this week, but not to Americans. The opening is being welcomed by locals who will miss their favorite American tourists, CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams hears. She shares what the new normal in paradise looks like. Read More  Read More

COVID-19 accelerates use of drone technology

July 1st, 2020
COVID-19 accelerates use of drone technology

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Arizona tightens coronavirus restrictions as cases spike

July 1st, 2020
Arizona tightens coronavirus restrictions as cases spike

Live Watch CBSN Live Arizona Governor Doug Ducey ordered bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks to shut down for at least 30 days starting this week, as the state reported a new record high number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Tucson Weekly executive editor Jim Nintzel joined CBSN to discuss the situation. Read More  Read More

Florida governor says state “not going back” on reopening despite COVID-19 spike

July 1st, 2020
Florida governor says state “not going back” on reopening despite COVID-19 spike

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How does coronavirus spread? When will a vaccine be available? Your questions, answered

July 1st, 2020
How does coronavirus spread? When will a vaccine be available? Your questions, answered

  Updated 8:20 AM What are coronavirus symptoms? While COVID-19 has been commonly known as a respiratory illness, many patients experience a wide range of different symptoms that the CDC says can appear anywhere from 2 to 14 days after exposure. “COVID-19 can look different in different people,” it says. “For many people, being sick with COVID-19 would be a little bit like having the flu. People can get a fever, cough, or have a hard time taking deep breaths. Most people who have gotten COVID-19 have not gotten very sick. Only a small... Read More

Southern hospitals inundated by surge of COVID-19 cases

June 30th, 2020
Southern hospitals inundated by surge of COVID-19 cases

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Dr. Fauci says U.S. could soon see 100,000 new coronavirus cases per day

June 30th, 2020
Dr. Fauci says U.S. could soon see 100,000 new coronavirus cases per day

Live Watch CBSN Live Top White House health experts issued a dire warning to lawmakers over the nation’s spike in covid-19 cases. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports from Washington, and Dr. Bob Lahita, a professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph Healthcare System, joins CBSN’s “Red and Blue” to discuss. Read More  Read More