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2022 World Cup further behind schedule with Asian games off – ABC News

August 12th, 2020
2022 World Cup further behind schedule with Asian games off – ABC News

All Asian qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup scheduled this year have been postponed to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic By GRAHAM DUNBAR and JOHN PYE August 12, 2020, 9:32 AM 4 min read GENEVA — All Asian qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup scheduled this year were postponed to 2021 on Wednesday, adding to a global fixture backlog for soccer‘s biggest competition caused by the coronavirus pandemic. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation issued a joint statement saying the delay is to protect the health and safety of all participants... Read More

How to tell if your child is sick from Covid-19, based on pediatricians’ advice

August 12th, 2020
How to tell if your child is sick from Covid-19, based on pediatricians’ advice

(CNN)Are parents really supposed to be reassured by all this talk about “mild” cases of Covid-19 in children? What about the unfortunate “few” youngsters who have died or come down with a strange and severe associated illness? No parent wants to take the odds that their child might be the exception to the rule. “We’ve had 90 deaths in children in the United States already, in just a few months,” Dr. Sean O’Leary, vice-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday. “It’s... Read More

Coronavirus updates: US records under 50,000 new cases for 2nd straight day – ABC News

August 11th, 2020
Coronavirus updates: US records under 50,000 new cases for 2nd straight day – ABC News

Just under 50,000 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the U.S. on Monday. August 11, 2020, 8:33 AM 5 min read A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 736,000 people worldwide. Over 20 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding... Read More

Julian Castro doesn’t feel ‘comfortable’ sending kids back to school – ABC News

August 11th, 2020
Julian Castro doesn’t feel ‘comfortable’ sending kids back to school – ABC News

As the debate rages among politicians and education administrators over the reopening of schools in the coming months, former Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro, the father of two young children, says he doesn’t feel “comfortable” with the prospect of in-person instruction. “I know, you know, from everything that we read as parents, that it would be better for them, learning-wise, to be able to be in a classroom with a teacher, but I don’t think that it’s safe right now,” said Castro, whose home state of Texas remains in the midst of a... Read More

This makes you more vulnerable to coronavirus

August 11th, 2020
This makes you more vulnerable to coronavirus

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World hits grim milestone of 20 million reported coronavirus cases

August 11th, 2020
World hits grim milestone of 20 million reported coronavirus cases

(CNN)The world has reached the grim milestone of 20 million confirmed coronavirus cases and is edging closer to 750,000 deaths globally, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. Case numbers have soared exponentially since the first were reported in China in December. The world recorded one million cases more than three months later, on April 2. The tally hit 10 million cases less than three months after that, on June 28, and it has taken just six weeks to double. The seven-day average for new daily cases has been above a quarter of a million for two weeks. The rise in cases remains... Read More

Covid-19 misinformation is spreading in 25 different languages, leading to deaths and injuries, study finds

August 11th, 2020
Covid-19 misinformation is spreading in 25 different languages, leading to deaths and injuries, study finds

(CNN)Covid-19 rumors, stigma and conspiracy theories have been circulating in 25 different languages across at least 87 countries — including the United States — and this spread of misinformation has led to deaths and injuries, according to a new study. The study, published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on Monday, involved analyzing coronavirus-related rumors, stigma and conspiracy theories that were posted to social media platforms, online newspapers and other websites between December 31 and April 5. The researchers — from various institutions in... Read More

Coronavirus updates: Biden says case numbers ‘boggles the mind and breaks the heart’ – ABC News

August 10th, 2020
Coronavirus updates: Biden says case numbers ‘boggles the mind and breaks the heart’ – ABC News

The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 727,000 people worldwide. More than 19.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their outbreaks. The United States is the worst-affected country, with more than 5 million diagnosed cases... Read More

Coronavirus updates: US records under 50,000 new cases for 1st time in 6 days – ABC News

August 10th, 2020
Coronavirus updates: US records under 50,000 new cases for 1st time in 6 days – ABC News

An additional 516 coronavirus-related deaths were also recorded Sunday. August 10, 2020, 8:53 AM 5 min read A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 731,000 people worldwide. Over 19 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying... Read More

Opinion: Donald Trump’s five revealing words

August 10th, 2020
Opinion: Donald Trump’s five revealing words

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We’re looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)These five words may be the most un-Trumpian thing Donald Trump has ever said: “It is what it is.” He said it in an interview with Jonathan Swan, of Axios, who asked how Trump could argue that the Covid-19 pandemic was “under control” since “1,000 Americans are dying a day.” Trump responded, “They are dying, that’s true. And you have — it is what it is. But that doesn’t mean... Read More