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This photo provided by the Norton Telegram shows the Andbe Home, a privately owned nursing home facility in Norton, Kan., on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. A coronavirus outbreak has killed 10 residents in the nursing home. The health department in Norton County reported Monday night that all of the remaining 52 residents and an unspecified number of employees had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. (Dana M. Paxton/Norton Telegram via AP)
Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virusVirus cases are surging across Europe and many U.S. states but responses by leaders are miles apart
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, people sleep amongst discarded clothing and used needles on a street in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco. National data is incomplete, but available information suggests U.S. drug overdose deaths are on track to reach an all-time high. Addiction experts blame the pandemic, which has left people stressed and isolated, disrupted treatment and recovery programs, and contributed to an increasingly dangerous illicit drug supply.  (AP Photo/Janie Har, File)
US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic Available information suggests U.S. drug overdose deaths are on track to reach an all-time high this year
The Associated Press7 hours ago
New COVID Trials Will Be 'a Little Different From Most'Clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine are currently in their final stages via a number of drug companies, but a new set soon to begin in the UK promises to be "a little different from most." CNN reports the British government has signed a contract for the first "human challenge"...
Newser9 hours ago
File-This Aug. 21, 2020, file photo shows an unidentified representative of the junta waves from a military vehicle as Malians supporting the recent overthrow of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita gathers to celebrate in the capital Bamako, Mali. The U.N. humanitarian chief, Mark Lowcock, is hoping a major ministerial meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, will not only raise a billion dollars for the three countries at the epicenter of a humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region -- Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger -- but spur leaders to address the underlying drivers including increasing conflict and insecurity, weak governance, and a lack of development (AP Photo/File)
Donors pledge $1.7 billion for Burkina Faso, Mail and NigerThe United Nations says more than 20 donors have pledged nearly $1 billion for the three countries at the epicenter of a humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region for this year and over $700 million for 2021 and beyond
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson listens, during a coronavirus media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is imposing the highest level of coronavirus restrictions on the Greater Manchester region, after days-long negotiations between his government and local leaders who reject the measures broke down with no deal reached. (Leon Neal/Pool Photo via AP)
European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Crosses bearing tags with names are seen in a graveyard of the Flaminio Cemetery, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Italian prosecutors and the government’s privacy watchdog are investigating how the names of women who miscarried or had abortions ended up on crosses over graves for the fetuses in a Rome cemetery.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Italy probes why women's names mark aborted fetuses' gravesItalian prosecutors and the government’s privacy watchdog are investigating how the names of women who miscarried or had abortions ended up on crosses over graves for the fetuses in a Rome cemetery
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Oct. 10, 2020 photo, President Donald Trump speaks from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House to a crowd of supporters in Washington. A new poll finds Americans' trust in the people and institutions giving them information about the coronavirus has fallen across the board. The poll by USAFacts and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research on where America gets its COVID-19 facts shows trust of many people and groups is down significantly from what it was in April. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they don't trust President Donald Trump much or at all for accurate coronavirus information. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: US trust in COVID-19 information downA new poll finds Americans' trust in the people and institutions giving them information about the coronavirus has fallen across the board
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A worker watches Liu Jingzhen, chairman of the SinoPharm Group, speaks during a news conference of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council at the National Health Commission in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. The state-owned Chinese drugmaker is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries, Liu said. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Chinese drugmaker setting up vaccine production linesA state-owned Chinese drugmaker says it is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham speaks to the media outside Bridgewater Hall, following last-ditch talks with the Prime Minister aimed at securing additional financial support for his consent on new coronavirus restrictions, in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. The British government appeared poised Tuesday to impose strict coronavirus restrictions on England's second-largest city after talks with officials in Greater Manchester failed to reach an agreement on financial support for people whose livelihoods will be hit by the new measures (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Tough virus rules imposed on Manchester after talks collapseBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson is imposing strict coronavirus restrictions on England’s second-largest urban area, after talks with officials in Greater Manchester collapsed over how much financial aid should be handed to people whose livelihoods will be hit by the new measures
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 file photo, senior Clinical Research Nurse Ajithkumar Sukumaran prepares the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to a volunteer, at a clinic in London. U.K. researchers said Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020, they are preparing to begin a controversial experiment that will infect healthy volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trialU.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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What are the treatment options for COVID-19?There are several treatment options for COVID-19, and which one is best depends on how sick someone is
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, a sign reminds skiers and snowboarders to practice social distancing while wearing a face covering in lift lines at the reopening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort, which closed in mid-March to help in the effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, in Keystone, Colo. Colorado health officials are weighing in on how to safely navigate the upcoming ski season amid a pandemic as eager skiers and snowboarders who have been cooped up for the greater part of a year prepare to hit the slopes in a matter of weeks. The state released guidance Monday, Oct. 19, after gathering feedback from resorts and county health officials. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
The Latest: Colorado gov. won't toughen virus restrictionsColorado's governor says he won't impose new statewide restrictions for addressing what he calls an alarming acceleration of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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