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Sweden could have handled coronavirus response better, chief epidemiologist admits
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Sweden could have handled coronavirus response better, chief epidemiologist admits

Sweden’s chief epidemiologist showed contrition Wednesday as criticism mounted over the Scandinavian country’s hotly debated method of fighting the coronavirus,…
Coronavirus: Ozarks partygoer tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus: Ozarks partygoer tests positive for COVID-19

Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to “inform mass numbers of unknown people” after a person who attended…
South Korea coronavirus cases rise by highest number since early April
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South Korea coronavirus cases rise by highest number since early April

South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the most since April 5 and the third straight day of…
Las Vegas casinos to reopen in early June, Nevada’s governor announces
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Las Vegas casinos to reopen in early June, Nevada’s governor announces

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return…
Sunny weekend with looser coronavirus rules draws Europeans outdoors
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Sunny weekend with looser coronavirus rules draws Europeans outdoors

BERLIN — Europeans soaked up the sun where they could, taking advantage of the first holiday weekend since coronavirus restrictions…
Disinfected dices: How Las Vegas plans to reopen
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Disinfected dices: How Las Vegas plans to reopen

Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll,…
Coronavirus: Hawaii tourist arrested after posting beach photos on Instagram
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Coronavirus: Hawaii tourist arrested after posting beach photos on Instagram

A tourist from New York was arrested for allegedly violating Hawaii’s traveler quarantine after he posted on Instagram photos of…
German café asks patrons to wear pool-noodle hats to enforce social distancing
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German café asks patrons to wear pool-noodle hats to enforce social distancing

Pool parties are still off-limits during the coronavirus pandemic, but one German restaurant has found another use for pool noodles.…
South Korea sees spike of 34 new coronavirus cases after outbreak involving nightclubs
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South Korea sees spike of 34 new coronavirus cases after outbreak involving nightclubs

South Korea reported 34 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest daily number in a month, after a small outbreak…
Robot ‘dog’ named Spot to help social distancing efforts at Singapore park
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Robot ‘dog’ named Spot to help social distancing efforts at Singapore park

A four-legged robot dog named Spot is set to help social distancing efforts in one of Singapore’s national parks during…
Coronavirus: Taiwan allows up to 1,000 fans at baseball games
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Coronavirus: Taiwan allows up to 1,000 fans at baseball games

There were fans in the stands for baseball in Taiwan on Friday, albeit spaced far apart as a safeguard against…
Coronavirus: Google travel data shows movement in U.S., compliance in Brazil, Japan
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Coronavirus: Google travel data shows movement in U.S., compliance in Brazil, Japan

More people stayed home in Brazil, Japan and Singapore in April as those countries’ novel coronavirus cases surged, while people…
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