Novavax Researcher Says No Chance Of A 'Shortcut' In Vaccine Safety

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Vaccine maker Novavax is starting a large coronavirus vaccine trial in the U.K. Gregory Glenn, the company's president of research and development, talks with NPR about how vaccines are tested.

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Leaders Indicted At Soldiers' Home Where At Least 76 People Died In COVID-19 Outbreak

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Two leaders at the facility in Holyoke were allegedly responsible for deciding "to combine 42 veterans – some COVID-positive, and others not even showing any symptoms of COVID – into a single unit."

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Rio's Joyous Carnival, The World's Largest, Is Postponed Due To COVID-19

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The postponement will cause financial hardship for people who depend on the celebration — but "financial loss doesn't justify human loss," says one musician. Brazil has been hit hard by the virus.

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Florida's Governor Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions On Businesses Statewide

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Restaurants and bars in the state can now operate at full capacity. However, Gov. Ron DeSantis says local governments can keep limits in place if they're justified for health or economic reasons.

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Virginia Gov. Northam And Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus

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The couple underwent PCR tests Thursday, after a staff member of the governor's residence was diagnosed. The governor's office says Gov. Northam has no symptoms and his wife has mild symptoms.

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Pac-12 Reversal: Football To Start In November

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The conference will play a seven-game season with the championship slated for December. The Big Ten made a similar decision earlier this month. Both say players will receive daily Covid-19 tests.

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Data Begins To Provide Some Answers On Pregnancy And The Pandemic

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There's still much that is unknown. But Dr. Denise Jamieson, chair of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory Healthcare, says recent findings "should be somewhat reassuring."

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Jobless New Yorkers Can Work At Polls And Still Keep Benefits, Gov. Cuomo Says

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The governor's order makes it easier for jobless people to work for state and local election boards — as long as they're paid $504 or less each week.

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Pandemic Sparks New Businesses

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For some people losing jobs during the pandemic is a chance to start the business of their dreams.

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Cuomo Says N.Y. Health Officials Will Review Any U.S.-Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

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"The first question is, is the vaccine safe? Frankly, I'm not going to trust the federal government's opinion," Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference.

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