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Vaccines may arrive in record time, but the virus has been faster

Scientists have created candidate vaccines, which eventually could protect billions of people from COVID-19, with astonishing speed, compressing scientific efforts that usually take years into months. But the leader of a key drug trial said Tuesday that the blistering research pace has nonetheless been too slow to catch the coronavirus. “We are now five months… Read More »

Florida shatters national record for the largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Health News Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida shattered the national record… Read More »

Weekend sees record high coronavirus hospitalizations, cases for these states

The weekend saw several states report record numbers of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Oklahoma saw a jump of 478 new cases on Sunday, a record, raising the state’s number of confirmed cases to 10,515. The death toll stands at 369. According to Dr. Lance Frye, Oklahoma interim state health commissioner, the surge in cases was… Read More »

Peloton Just Broke Its Record for Most People Streaming a Live Class

A bike ride of 23,000 people just happened, and it doesn’t even break social distancing measures. Peloton reports it set a company record on April 22 for the most people streaming a single live class, according to Bloomberg. The home-fitness cycling company reports about 23,000 people streamed a class lead by Peloton vice president and… Read More »