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OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November
UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge
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UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless |
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country's return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible, to help slow the spread of the...

'Unfathomable': Coronavirus US Death Toll Tops 200K

'Unfathomable': Coronavirus US Death Toll Tops 200K

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 23
The number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to the population of Salt Lake City or Huntsville, Alabama.

Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US

Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US

By Linda A. Johnson | Sep 23
The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far, testing the shot in 60,000 volunteers in the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Sep 22
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country's return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

By Julie Rovner | Sep 22
"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 22
The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

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Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

Sep 15
A lawsuit brought by a U.S. military veteran in South Carolina alleges that Veterans Administration doctors didn't tell him of his HIV positive results after testing him in 1995.


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Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

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OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November

OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November

OUTAthletics, the world's largest international initiative for bringing together LGBTQ athletes and allies, will host its first-ever Virtual 5K on Sunday, November 8, 2020, to raise money for programs supporting the LGBTQ community.