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Newspaper Uncovers More Than 6,000 COVID Infections on US College Campuses

  A New York Times survey of 270 U.S. colleges and universities has uncovered 6,600 COVID-19 infections among students and staff and 14 coronavirus-related deaths. Hundreds of the almost 1,000 schools the newspaper contacted did not reply to the questions. The statistics do not include numbers for the fall semester that has already started at some schools. […]

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‘Gargantuan Task’ Lies Ahead as World Grapples with Once-in-a-Century Pandemic

  GENEVA – An Emergency Committee on COVID-19 was convened by the World Health Organization to assess the current status of the pandemic.  It is calling for global solidarity in supporting efforts to contain it. Not surprisingly, the Emergency Committee for the fourth time has unanimously agreed that COVID-19 constitutes a public health emergency of […]

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2 US Astronauts Return From International Space Station

  Two U.S. astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday, splashing safely into the Gulf of Mexico after a two-month mission to the International Space Station aboard the commercially developed SpaceX spacecraft Crew Dragon. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley landed at midafternoon off the western coast of Florida, avoiding the dangers of Tropical Storm Isaias […]