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Dec. 1 Coronavirus updates: Florida becomes third state to pass 1 million cases

December 1 news about the coronavirus pandemic. Florida on Tuesday became the third state in the nation to surpass the 1 million mark for Covid-19 cases.
Image: Family of Jose Garcia, 67, who is currently being treated for COVID-19 on a ventilator, wait by his hospital window during a surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces
The family of Jose Garcia, 67, who is currently being treated for Covid-19 and is on a ventilator, waits by his hospital window on Sunday.Paul Ratje / Reuters

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The controversial White House coronavirus adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, resigned on Monday.

Atlas has no background in infectious diseases, has spread misinformation about the virus and downplayed its seriousness. President Donald Trump invited him to join the task force in August after having seen him on Fox News.

Meanwhile, an analysis of 4.4 million student test scores suggested the pandemic has exacerbated long-standing educational disparities, possibly setting the most vulnerable children even further behind.

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Portland homeless shelter hit by Covid outbreak

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In Mississippi, more counties see mask requirement, but no statewide mandate

847d ago / 5:08 AM UTC

Maine governor in quarantine after possible exposure

847d ago / 4:39 AM UTC

How hospitals are preparing for mass vaccinations

847d ago / 3:49 AM UTC

Ambulance companies at 'a breaking point' after receiving little Covid aid

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Tucson adopts nightly curfew for three weeks

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Rhode Island opens second field hospital

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CDC to issue new guidance on quarantine length

847d ago / 12:39 AM UTC

New York City blood supply 'down to just a few days,' mayor says

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Maryland mobilizing 'medical staffing surge' as cases climb

847d ago / 12:18 AM UTC

Long lines for Covid-19 testing after Thanksgiving gatherings

847d ago / 10:49 PM UTC

First Covid vaccines to be offered to health workers, nursing homes, CDC panel says


847d ago / 10:09 PM UTC

Canada to maintain travel ban with U.S. as coronavirus continues unchecked

847d ago / 9:46 PM UTC

New Orleans swinger convention tied to 41 Covid-19 infections

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Miami offering grocery store gift cards to residents struggling due to Covid-19

847d ago / 8:24 PM UTC

Florida becomes third state to pass 1 million Covid-19 cases

847d ago / 8:09 PM UTC

‘The most 2020 wedding’: Bride with Covid-19 gets married in quarantine

847d ago / 8:02 PM UTC

NIH head warns pandemic will 'go on and on and on' if people refuse to take vaccine

847d ago / 7:10 PM UTC

'Invisible Hands' brings food to people isolated due to Covid-19

847d ago / 6:23 PM UTC

Child under 10 dies from Covid-19 in Maryland

847d ago / 6:11 PM UTC

Nurses at New York hospital strike over staffing and safety amid Covid-19 surge

847d ago / 5:11 PM UTC

Rhode Island ER doc warns that pandemic is 'reaching a dire situation' in state

847d ago / 5:09 PM UTC

Starbucks giving free coffee to Covid-19 frontline workers in December

847d ago / 5:05 PM UTC

Chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed: Children should receive Covid-19 vaccine last

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Iowa State allowing football and basketball fans back into games

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FDA chief summoned to White House to defend vaccine timetable


847d ago / 3:34 PM UTC

N.J. to limit outdoor gatherings, pause indoor sports

847d ago / 2:04 PM UTC

November's Covid-19 tally: 4M cases, 37,000 dead

847d ago / 1:26 PM UTC

Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech ask European regulators for coronavirus vaccine approval

847d ago / 12:42 PM UTC

Covid restrictions will remain in Philippines through holiday season

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When Covid-19 closed schools, Black, Hispanic and poor kids took biggest hit in math, reading

847d ago / 11:21 AM UTC

Pfizer and BioNTech apply for emergency vaccine approval in Europe

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Russian rapper 'Basta' criticized for holding concerts amid pandemic

848d ago / 9:50 AM UTC

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive