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Workers prepare ahead of opening at a Coronavirus testing centre in Southwark, south London, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. The British government plans to ration coronavirus testing, giving priority to health workers and care home staff after widespread reports that people throughout the country were unable to schedule tests. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday will face questions about his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in the House of Commons and before a key committee amid the outcry over the shortage of testing. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
September 16, 2020 - 8:56 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. lawmakers criticized the government's handling of the COVID-19 testing crisis for a second day Wednesday as opposition leaders said Prime Minister Boris Johnson lacked a cohesive plan to tackle the virus as the country faces a second wave in the pandemic. Johnson defended his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. Big Ten presidents voted 11-3 to postpone the football season until spring, bringing some clarity to a key question raised in a lawsuit brought by a group of Nebraska football players. The vote breakdown was revealed Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in the Big Ten's court filing in response to the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
September 15, 2020 - 2:38 pm
The University of Wisconsin chancellor said Tuesday that Big Ten football will remain on hold until there are answers to questions about COVID-19 testing and tracing, along with possible long-term heart issues related to the coronavirus. Chancellor Rebecca Blank said once the Big Ten university...
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University of Idaho students wear face masks while playing a game outside of Sigma Nu fraternity during fraternity bid day, the final day of the recruitment process, on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Moscow, Idaho. Sororities and fraternities at the university are taking a variety of precautions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The first day of classes at the University are on Aug. 24. (Geoiff Crimmins/Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)
September 12, 2020 - 5:10 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Health officials are strongly recommending Michigan State University students living on or near the school’s East Lansing campus self-quarantine because of an outbreak of the coronavirus. The Ingham County Health Department says at least a third of the 342 people affiliated...
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September 11, 2020 - 6:57 pm
A college student house held a party over the Labor Day weekend that included people who had recently tested positive for the coronavirus, according to police body camera footage. Oxford police cited six men who attended a house party near Miami University on Saturday for violating the state's mass...
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September 11, 2020 - 4:26 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Memphis has paused football practice and all group activities for the team, saying a “number of individuals” with the program have tested positive for COVID-19. The Tigers are scheduled to host Houston on Sept. 18...
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A laboratory assistant holds sewage samples collected from Utah State University dormitory's Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Logan, Utah. About 300 students are quarantined to their rooms this week, but not because anyone got sick or tested positive. Instead, the warning bells came from the sewage. Colleges around the country are monitoring wastewater in hopes of stopping coronavirus outbreaks before they get out of hand. Utah State became at least the second school to quarantine hundreds of students after sewage tests detected the virus. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
September 06, 2020 - 11:26 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Days after he crossed the country to start college, Ryan Schmutz received a text message from Utah State University: COVID-19 had been detected at his dorm. Within 10 minutes, he dropped the crepes he was making and was whisked away by bus to a testing site. “We didn’t even...
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Aurora Golden-Appleton adjusts her face mask as she chats with Rylin Green, both of Provo, as they sit outside Joe Vera's Mexican Restaurant in downtown Provo, Utah, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)
August 30, 2020 - 8:58 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia — Victoria on Monday recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic as the Australian government urged the hot spot state to announce plans to lift lockdown restrictions. Victoria’s health department reported 41 deaths and 73 new COVID-19 infections in the latest 24-hour period...
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Workers and volunteers disinfect as a precaution against the coronavirus on a street in Goyang, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. South Korea is closing schools and switching back to remote learning in the greater capital area as the country counted its 12th straight day of triple-digit daily increases in coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 25, 2020 - 3:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is closing schools and returning to remote learning in the capital region as the country counted its 12th straight day of triple-digit daily increases in coronavirus cases. Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae said Tuesday that at least 193 students and teachers were...
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A-Level student and would be medical student Chris Byrne holds up a copy of his teacher predicted results at home in London, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Thousands of graduating high school students in Britain are scrambling for university places following the government’s disastrous decision to award final grades using an unfair algorithm to replace exams canceled because of the coronavirus, resulting in mass confusion. “I’m stuck waiting,” Byrne said. “There has been no word about if there’s going to be enough medicine places for me to get in this year."(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 20, 2020 - 6:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Chris Byrne and Khadijah E. Olonade worked hard to get into medical school, but the computer said no. The teenagers are among thousands of graduating high school students scrambling for spots at British universities following the government’s disastrous decision to award final grades...
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Luis Fuentes, 45, from Ecuador, gathers up face masks decorated with traditional Mexican designs, as he puts away his wares as it begins to rain, on Insurgentes Avenue in Mexico City, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Fuentes, who has been in Mexico for eight years, used to sell Mexican handicrafts at special events inside shopping malls, but since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, he has been forced to sell informally on the street. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
August 19, 2020 - 8:51 pm
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s point man on the coronavirus epidemic says three weeks of continuing decline in the number of new coronavirus cases means the country is seeing a reduction in the pandemic. Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López said Wednesday that “we now see a sustained tendency.” Still, he...
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