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A man walks past a poster in the window of a clothing shop in Manchester, England, Saturday Nov. 28, 2020. A four-week national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus is still restricting civil liberties and will put more pressure on shops to attract customers back to shopping streets when restrictions are relaxed in the run-up to Christmas.  (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculationsThe British government has appointed a vaccines minister as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020, an ad for COVID-19 testing reflects on glass at a bus stop, as pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts military role in vaccinesFrom the get-go, President Donald Trump has suggested that the military would be central in developing, producing and distributing vaccines for the pandemic
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 file photo, a man waves at his camera phone during the switching-on of traditional Christmas lights in Madrid, Spain. People are waiting to see what restrictions will be in place over Christmas and the New Year as Spanish regions are continuing to adjust their various limitations against the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
Europe's Christmas dilemma: risk empty chairs next year?European nations are struggling to reconcile cold medical advice with a Christmas tradition that calls for big gatherings in often poorly ventilated rooms where people chat, shout and sing together
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Professional musicians dressed in black perform on the Place of Freedom in Bayonne, southwestern France, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, as they stage a protest against the nation wide lockdown. They are not authorized to resume their activities in the measures announced by President Macron. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
The Latest: Greece suffers new record of COVID-19 deathsGreek authorities say they've seen a record 121 deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020 file photo, Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. A panel of U.S. advisers will meet this week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Experts have proposed giving the vaccine to health workers first. High priority also may be given to workers in essential industries, people with certain medical conditions and people age 65 and older. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19 vaccine priorityA panel of U.S. advisers will meet next week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2020, file photo a COVID-19-themed mural reads "You Can't Quarantine Love," outside of a restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif. Los Angeles County has announced a new stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation's most populous county. The three-3 week order take effect Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The order advises residents to stay home "as much as possible" and to wear a face covering when they go out.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surgesLos Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county
The Associated Press19 hours ago
'Hottest Doctor' Gets in Hot Water Over Party PicsThe "hottest doctor" on Instagram might have a little explaining to do. Mikhail Varshavski, also known as Dr. Mike, was caught maskless on a party boat with bikini-clad women—after months of urging people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Post reports. Photos published by the...
Newser19 hours ago
Vehicles line up as a healthcare workers help to check in as citizens is being tested at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing center at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Sunday, November 22, 2020.(David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
Experts: Virus numbers could be erratic after ThanksgivingThe coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation’s response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Family Warns Others After 42 People at Funeral Catch VirusMore than 100 people packed the pews in a Texas funeral home this month to honor Nancy Kaddatz. So many people loved her mother, Delynda Cruz said. Now 42 of those people have tested positive for the coronavirus—including Cruz. The youngest patient is 3 and the oldest 90, KDFW...
Newser21 hours ago
Greece sets price limit on COVID-19 tests at private clinicsGreece’s government wants to limit how much private medical facilities can charge for coronavirus tests
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Pope Speaks on COVID, and What 'Changed the Way I Saw Life'When Pope Francis was 21, he became very sick with a flu that had him gasping for breath and totally dependent on his caretakers. He eventually recovered, but that illness "changed the way I saw life," and it now serves as an important reminder to him that only by taking...
Newser1 day ago
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