Frightened Doctors in Coronavirus Pandemic Face Off With Hospitals Over Gear

Many hospitals bar doctors and other staff members from wearing protective masks in public areas. Some have been disciplined for pushing back.
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If teaching remotely during this pandemic wasn ’t difficult enough, kindergarten teacher Bonnie Prenkert in Michigan is continuing her job despite being infected with the coronavirus. Dean Reynolds has her story.
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Two billion Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid, the most important religious holiday in the Islamic year. But for many this year, it will be a subdued affair due to the pandemic. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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Memorial Day weekend usually means the start of the season of summer blockbusters, but the  coronavirus pandemic has dimmed the bright lights of Hollywood this year. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Will Rogers, director of a senior softball tournament scheduled to take place in early June in Columbia, Mo., will be hosting an event that seems inherently dangerous. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’d be hard-pressed to find a public health expert who thinks a gathering of 60 teams from various states, with players ranging in age from 40 to 70-plus, is a good idea. The data could not be clearer: older Americans are most at risk of suffering fatal consequences of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. However, Rogers, who will also suit up to play with the 65-and-over Kansas City Kids at the Missour...
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The capital city has seen 9,200 excess deaths since March, which is 92 per cent higher than the five year average. 'Excess deaths' are 58 per cent higher in the West Midlands.
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