The COVID-19 Report – Reporting on Virus Impact on Nonprofits Nationally and Internationally

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UK Cuts Overseas Aid After Worst Recession in Over 300 Years

LONDON (AP) — The British government faced fury Wednesday after ditching its long-standing target for overseas aid in the wake ...
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Virus Outbreak Delays Production at World’s Top Glove Maker

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Top Glove Corp., the world's largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects ...
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Millions Stick to Thanksgiving Travel Plans Despite Warnings

About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the ...
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3rd Major COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be Effective and Cheaper

LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective, buoying the prospects ...
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Heading Home for the Holiday? Get a Virus Test, Colleges Say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping ...
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CDC Pleads with Americans to Not Travel for Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation's top public health agency pleaded with Americans ...
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Not Just COVID: Nursing Home Neglect Deaths Surge in Shadows

When COVID-19 tore through Donald Wallace's nursing home, he was one of the lucky few to avoid infection ...
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Oxford Scientists Expect COVID-19 Vaccine Data by Christmas

LONDON (AP) — University of Oxford scientists expect to report results from the late-stage trials of their COVID-19 vaccine by ...
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Evers to Extend Mask Mandate as COVID Strains Hospitals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday that he will extend an order requiring masks to be ...
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States Tightening Anti-Virus Restrictions Amid Case Surge

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The deadly rise in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. is forcing state and local officials ...
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2nd Virus Vaccine Shows Striking Success in US Tests

A second experimental COVID-19 vaccine — this one from Moderna Inc. — yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly ...
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Missouri Guidance Change Seeks to Reduce School Quarantines

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced new guidance aimed at keeping more kids, teachers and ...
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States Ramp Up For Biggest Vaccination Effort in US History

With a COVID-19 vaccine drawing closer, public health officials across the country are gearing up for the biggest vaccination effort ...
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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine is Looking 90% Effective

Pfizer Inc. said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine may be a remarkable 90% effective, based on early and incomplete test ...
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Hospitals Competing for Nurses as US Coronavirus Cases Surge

FENTON, Michigan (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations rise, medical administrators are ...
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Families, Day Cares Feel Strain of New COVID-19 Health Rules

SEATTLE (AP) — Joelle Wheatley hit her pandemic-parenting rock bottom after her son was sent home from day care for ...
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US Vetted Stars’ Politics to Showcase Trump Virus Response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted political views of hundreds ...
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Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The setting: a rolling patch of Pennsylvania farmland, about 15 miles from the little town where ...
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Voters in Some States Unable to Cast Early Ballots in Person

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — With coronavirus cases spreading rapidly across her state, Samantha Allen laments that Missouri does not allow ...
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Coronavirus Deaths are Rising Again in the US, As Feared

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as ...
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Feeding Houston’s Hungry: 1M Pounds of Food Daily for Needy

HOUSTON (AP) — In car lines that can stretch half a mile (0.8 kilometers), workers who lost jobs because of ...
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Attack, Then Pandemic: Pittsburgh Jewish Congregations Cope

Two years ago, the three congregations sharing space at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue relocated after an anti-Semitic gunman killed ...
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Some Hospitals in Crisis as US Nears High for COVID-19 Cases

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in ...
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In Video Classes Teachers Parse Clues to Student Wellbeing

DENVER (AP) — Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air. While it could be ...
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Florida Says it Will Give More Scrutiny to COVID-19 Deaths

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida plans to more closely scrutinize deaths attributed to the coronavirus, as the Department of Health ...
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Next Up in Hunt for COVID-19 Vaccine: Testing Shots in Kids

The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning — a lagging start that has some ...
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Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment Amid Virus Pandemic

For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than midcareer workers, according to a study ...
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Rethinking the Holidays: Traditions, Change Are on the Table

Nina Bryant will cook a feast for Thanksgiving this year, as always ...
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World Struggles as Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Pass 40 Million

LONDON (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that ...
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Tennessee Gov: Hold Teachers, Schools Harmless on Tests

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee is calling for the temporary suspension of negative consequences for Tennessee schools and ...
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Feds Unveil Plan to Get Coronavirus Shots to Nursing Homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Friday unveiled a plan to get approved coronavirus vaccines to nursing home residents ...
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GIGXR Launches Holographic Standardized Patients for Medical and Nursing School Remote Simulation Training

GIGXR, Inc., provider of the extended reality (XR) GIG Immersive Learning System for instructor-led teaching and training, announced today the ...
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Extra Safety Scrutiny Planned as virus Vaccine Worries Grow

Facing public skepticism about rushed COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. health officials are planning extra scrutiny of the first people vaccinated when ...
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How Long Can I Expect a COVID-19 Illness to Last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last? ...
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WFP Fights Hunger in Food-Deprived Places, Crises, War Zones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts ...
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Enrollment Drops Worry Public Schools as Pandemic Persists

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rather than wait to see how her children's Florida public school would teach students this ...
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Antibody Drugs Are No Cure but Seem Promising for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — They're not cures and it's not likely that everyone will be able to get them as President ...
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Unemployed in New Orleans Find Careers in Community Health

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Service workers in New Orleans who were laid off because of the coronavirus's impact on the ...
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US Medical Supply Chains Failed, and COVID Deaths Followed

Nurse Sandra Oldfield's patient didn't have the usual symptoms of COVID-19 -- yet. But then he tested positive for the ...
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Some Orthodox Jews Bristle at NYC’s Response to Virus Surge

A decade-long global effort to save Earth's disappearing species and declining ecosystems has mostly stumbled, with fragile habitats like coral ...