UK coronavirus live: minister says exam delay possible next year as pupils return to school in England

Schools minister Nick Gibb says decision to come soon; Gavin Williamson to face MPs following exams fiasco while holidays are over for some pupils Gap between rich and poor pupils in England ‘grows by 46% in a year’ Hancock favoured … Read more…

Twitter, TikTok Have Held Preliminary Talks About Possible Combination

Twitter has had preliminary talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the popular video-sharing app that the Trump administration has declared a national-security threat due to its Chinese ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL … Read more…

Tokyo Olympics Head: 2021 Games Not Possible Under Current Coronavirus Conditions

(TOKYO) — The delayed Tokyo Olympics could not be held next year if conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continue as they are, the president of the organizing committee said Wednesday. In an interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK, Yoshiro Mori said … Read more…

Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US still is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing — a key component to combating the virus — is no … Read more…

WHO halts trial of HIV drugs as possible treatment for patients hospitalized with coronavirus

The WHO said the trial results of the hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir-ritonavir drugs “produced little or no reduction in the mortality” of COVID-19 patients. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Seattle Protesters Use Umbrellas To Guard Against Possible Pepper Spray | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Researchers are testing arthritis medication as possible COVID-19 treatment | Your Morning

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Dominic Cummings facing possible police investigation as pressure mounts

Exclusive: retired chemistry teacher Robin Lees makes complaint to police about alleged trip to Barnard Castle Timeline: what we know about aide’s movements Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dominic Cummings is facing a possible police investigation … Read more…

DOJ warns Los Angeles, Illinois of possible illegality of stay-at-home orders

Extended stay-at-home orders “may be both arbitrary and unlawful,” Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband said in a letter to Los Angeles officials.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny. NYT > Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Ex-NY Times reporter says NYC lockdown ‘might have actually worsened things at the worst possible time’

Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday that there is an “increasingly plausible case” that coronavirus lockdowns are “at best irrelevant” and may even have worsened the effect of the pandemic in New York City, the epicenter … Read more…

Coronavirus ‘does not spread easily’ by touching surfaces or objects, CDC now says. But it still ‘may be possible’.

The CDC says COVID-19 “does not spread easily” on contaminated surfaces or objects, nor by animal-to-human contact, or vice versa.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…