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Coronavirus in Georgia | Latest data for Jan. 24, 2021

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Here's the latest COVID-19 case, death and hospitalization data from the state. ATLANTA — We're breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends....

New Coronavirus Variants Complicate the Battle Against the Pandemic

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The emergence of new variants of the virus that causes Covid-19—including one in the U.K. that British officials say could be more deadly than earlier versions—signals a future in which health authorities are locked in a cat-and-mouse battle with a shape-shifting pathogen. Faster-spreading coronavirus strains...

US Tops 25 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, arrives for an event on the coronavirus with President Biden at the White House on Thursday. Alex Br...

St. Petersburg flight tower closed because staff has coronavirus

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The air traffic control tower at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport was closed until at least Jan. 31 by the Federal Aviation Administration after staff members tested positive for the coronavirus.In a brief statement, the FAA said the temporary closure should not affect travel in and out of the airport, at 14700 Terminal...

Birx: Trump's Coronavirus Response Crippled By Denial, Election Pressures

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Topline Former White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told CBS News that  the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic was hampered by pressure from President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, White House insiders who thought the pandemic was a hoax and confusion as the president w...

Illinois Reports 3292 New Coronavirus Cases, 40 Additional Deaths Sunday

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Illinois Health officials reported 3,292 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, along with 40 additional deaths attributed to the virus. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Sunday's new cases brought the statewide total number of confirmed cases to 1,101,819 since the pandemic began. The fatalities r...

Dr. Deborah Birx Says Someone Was Feeding Trump “Parallel” Coronavirus Data

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Drew Angerer/Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.As the pandemic worsened last year, President Donald Trump appeared to be relying on his own stream of unofficial coronavirus data, according to Dr. Deborah Birx...

Coronavirus cases in Shelby County exceed 80000

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Shelby County Health Department reported 428 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, Jan. 24, and the total since early March is now 80,353. An estimated 74,210 of those have recovered. Shelby County announces 2nd dose appointmentsA total of 924,731 COVID-19 tests have been administered in Shelby County. Of those, 4,739 were r...

Israel bans international flights to curb coronavirus spread

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By , 3 Min ReadJERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will ban passenger flights in and out of the country from Monday evening for a week, the government announced on Sunday, as protesters in some ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities clashed with police over coronavirus lockdown measures.Clashes broke out between ultra-Orthodox protesters in...

US will increase monitoring of coronavirus variant, CDC head says

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The U.S. government, including the Pentagon, is stepping up surveillance of coronavirus variants to monitor their impact on Covid-19 vaccines and therapeutics, the new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.“We are now scaling up both our surveillance of these and our study of these,” CDC Director Rochelle W...

Impeachment, Coronavirus Vaccines, NFL Playoffs: Your Weekend Briefing

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AdvertisementHere’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.Jan. 24, 2021, 6:13 a.m. ET(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.ImageCredit...Ruth Fremson/The New York Times1. Even with a new president, the Trump legacy lingers over Washington.The House...