- COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases going up in Houston area
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston area has begun to see a significant increase in cases and hospitalizations related to the coronavirus, officials said. The upturn began two weeks ago and accelerated this week, the Houston Chronicle reported. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:17:25 -0400.
- OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to boost energy prices hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Jon Gambrell. Washington Times. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:47:46 -0400.
- Imprisoned Parliamentarians Worldwide at Risk From Coronavirus
Conditions of detention and lack of due process in Venezuela, Ivory Coast and Turkey put MPs at particular risk in COVID-19 pandemic: IPU
Voice of America. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:44:34 -0400.
- Native Americans Want to be Included in Race Talks
Rep. Barbara Bessette (D-Great Falls), a Chippewa Cree tribal member, said, like coronavirus, she views systemic racism as a public health crisis.
Voice of America. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 09:31:33 -0400.
- Small towns find new ways to celebrate high-school graduation amid coronavirus restrictions
In small towns across Washington state, parents and school districts are coming up with new ways to celebrate graduation at a time when most in-person ceremonies have been called off because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Katherine Long. Seattle Times. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 05:00:31 -0700.
- MLB players slam teams for 'depriving America'
MLB players accused teams of "depriving America of baseball games" as part of a money fight set off by the coronavirus pandemic.
ESPN. Fri, 5 Jun 2020 21:40:35 EST.
- Only half of black Americans would get a coronavirus vaccine - despite high death rates
A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 11,000 Americans found that black people who have been hit hard by coronavirus, are hesitant about a vaccine and many distrust doctors in general.
Daily Mail. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 02:09:29 GMT.
- Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson's Great Recovery Bill for economy
Downing Street is asking Ministers to submit ideas for reforms that would allow firms to adapt to the pandemic upheaval and be included in the Prime Minister's 'Great Recovery Bill'.
Daily Mail. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 02:54:09 +0100.
- China reports three new COVID-19 cases, two asymptomatic cases
China recorded three new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus as of the end of Friday, down from five the day before, the national health authority reported.
Reuters. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:48:57 -0400.
- Wall Street Week Ahead: Bond investors look for Fed to justify steepening yield curve
Expectations that the global economy has dodged the worst-case coronavirus pandemic scenarios have led to a dramatic sell-off in U.S. government bonds from their record highs, pushing the yield curve to its steepest level since March.
Reuters. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:39:15 -0400.
- Memorial first PGA Tour event OK'd to allow fans
This will be the first PGA Tour event to allow spectators since the coronavirus shutdown.
ESPN. Fri, 5 Jun 2020 20:32:55 EST.
- Covid 19 coronavirus: The world leaders embracing denial, quackery and conspiracy
Short of war, there are few tougher tests for a government than the arrival of a new plague.The spread of the new coronavirus has killed hundreds of thousands and upended the world. Dealing with an unknown pandemic, even one ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:29:34 +1200.
- Public health officials worry tear gas, pepper spray could contribute to coronavirus spread as Seattle protests continue
The recent protests are the first time since World Trade Organization protests in 1999 that Seattle Police have used tear gas for crowd control, the police chief says.
Heidi Groover. Seattle Times. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:26:19 -0700.
- Coronavirus: Is R number balanced on knife edge?
There are concerns coronavirus might be starting to spread in parts of England again.
BBC News. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 00:41:54 GMT.
- Coronavirus cases spike but increased testing shows infection rates down as Florida reopens
Florida initiated the second phase for reopening the economy Friday, one day after the largest spike in coronavirus cases were reported, but infection rates remain low.
Caitlin Mcfall. Fox News. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 00:28:26 GMT.
- Sunday trading laws could be relaxed to help economy recover from coronavirus crisis
Supermarkets would be allowed to open for longer and cafes and pubs given fast-tracked approval to serve outside
Chiara Giordano. The Independent. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 23:25:58 GMT.
- Coronavirus: Merseyside's 'forgotten street'
The BBC's Ed Thomas visited one street on Merseyside that's reeling from three coronavirus deaths.
BBC News. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 23:19:36 GMT.
- Coronavirus kills black people at twice the rate as white people: Here's what we can do about it
Here's what we can do about COVID-19's racial inequality.
Deborah Netburn. Los Angeles Times. Fri, 5 Jun 2020 18:50:08 -0400.
- W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission
The agency had been opposed to public use of masks, even after governments worldwide had recommended them.
Apoorva Mandavilli. New York Times. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 22:04:58 +0000.
- Coronavirus and pets: Cat becomes first confirmed animal COVID-19 in Illinois
A pet cat becomes Illinois' first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a animal in the state.
Wls. ABC News. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:56:05 +0000.