The Majority Of Children Who Die From COVID-19 Are Children Of Color

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According to data reported to the CDC, 121 children died from COVID-19 between February and July of this year. And 78% of the children who died were Hispanic, Black or Native American.

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Pennsylvania Officials Stand By Pandemic Response After Judge Rules Against Orders

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The governor and health secretary want residents to guard against the virus as a federal judge calls stay-at-home and business closure orders β€” since lifted β€” unconstitutional.

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Workers In Washington, D.C., Region Likely To Work From Home Until Next Summer

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A survey of hundreds of private employers in the region shows most are struggling to bring their employees back into the office. Many firms cited worries about the safety of using public transit.

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To Limit COVID-19, Navajo Leader Says: 'Listen To Your Public Health Professionals'

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The Navajo Nation has seen a turning point in its battle against the virus. Cases are down dramatically. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says that's because citizens heed public health advice.

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American Incomes Were Rising, Until The Pandemic Hit

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Median household income rose sharply last year, while poverty declined, the Census Bureau says. The report shows the fruits of the long economic expansion that ended abruptly when the pandemic struck.

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At Least 25 Indian Lawmakers Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Reopens

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Indian lawmakers were required to get tested for the coronavirus within 72 hours before entering parliament β€” which met on Monday for the first time since March.

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AstraZeneca Resumes Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trials In The U.K.

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The company had placed its worldwide vaccine trials on hold for several days, but now says a safety review by regulators and reviewers is complete. No word yet when studies in the U.S. might resume.

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Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study

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The study compared the habits and activities of 314 adults who had been tested for the virus. Positive cases more often reported dining at a restaurant within 14 days before they showed symptoms.

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DeVos Loses Latest Fight Over Rerouting Aid To Private School Students

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A federal judge says U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos overstepped in trying to send more CARES Act money to help students at private schools.

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More Groceries, Less Gas: The Pandemic Is Shaking Up The Cost Of Living

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Consumer prices rose 0.4% in August and 1.3% over the last 12 months. Some economists say that official measure understates inflation, because the pandemic has changed both what and how we buy.

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