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Medical professionals treat a patient infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, November 12, 2020. Callaghan O’Hare | Reuters The United States reported a record-high number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 on Friday as more states roll out fresh restrictions to slow the spread of the virus ahead
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“Gator Girl” Christy Kroboth told CNBC that she thinks the massive alligator at a golf course in Naples, Florida was “real.” “I’ve seen huge gators, the biggest one I ever caught was 12.5 feet, and that’s enormous, they’re huge, they’re out there,” said Kroboth, who earns a living tracking and capturing alligators. Golf pro Tyler
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, testifies during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine Covid-19, focusing on an update on the federal response in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. Graeme Jennings | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — America’s leading expert
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Mike Wells, the chief executive of insurance company Prudential, said Apple and Google have the platforms to be competitors in the health arena, but it would mean facing even more regulatory scrutiny than they do already. The Silicon Valley giants, which reach billions of people with their iOS and Android mobile operating systems, have pushed
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German Health Minister Jens Spahn told CNBC on Wednesday it’s “too early to say” whether the country will extend its partial lockdown beyond the month of November, contending more time is needed to determine if the latest round of coronavirus restrictions has adequately reduced transmission. “We need patience, actually, because the numbers of today actually
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SINGAPORE – The demand for imported items by Chinese consumers is not as strong as before, according to a partner in management consulting firm Oliver Wyman. “It remains a strong appeal, but there is less appeal for imported products than there was the year before,” said Jacques Penhirin, retail and consumer goods partner at the
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People are silhouetted against Singapore Airlines Airbus planes at Changi International Airport in Singapore on October 24, 2020. ROSLAN RAHMAN | AFP via Getty Images SINGAPORE — Airline and casino stocks in Asia-Pacific surged during Tuesday trade, following their peers overnight on Wall Street as investors reacted to a major positive coronavirus vaccine development from
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Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned that the coronavirus pandemic is “about to explode” across the United States as the country confirmed more than 10 million coronavirus cases on Monday, a bleak milestone just 10 days after reaching the 9 million mark amid a record surge in daily infections. On Sunday, the country added
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American Airlines fleet services employees prepare to load cargo pallets on a 777-300 at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) bound for Frankfurt Airport in Germany during the cornoavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on March 20, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Tom Pennington | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has created a global crunch in air cargo markets and
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Bottles of Constellation Brands Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc wine sit on display for sale inside a BevMo Holdings store in Walnut Creek, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Softbank-backed delivery startup goPuff on Thursday said it will acquire alcoholic beverage chain BevMo! for $350 million, paving the way for the company to
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA chief under President Donald Trump, on Friday urged the White House to step up its response to the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of the outcome of the election. While the U.S. awaits a projected winner in Tuesday’s election between Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, the nation’s latest resurgence of Covid-19 cases has
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People take off their face masks in protest on November 3, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Stefano Mazzola | Awakening | Getty Images LONDON — The key to improving compliance with coronavirus health measures lies in effective communication between policymakers and the broader population, infectious disease experts have said. It comes as several European countries seek
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Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told CNBC that “there is absolutely no merit to any claims of widespread voter fraud in Arizona,” as Maricopa County poll workers continue to count election ballots.  With the count still underway in several battleground states, President Donald Trump has accused the Democrats of trying to steal the election
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General Motors plans to significantly increase production of its highly profitable pickup trucks by investing up to $1 billion in its Canadian operations. The investment is part of a tentative deal with Canadian union Unifor, GM CEO Mary Barra told investors Thursday during the company’s third-quarter earnings call. The investment is pending union member ratification
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