Covid-19 data: England scraps exam grading algorithm after protests

Covid-19 data: England scraps exam grading algorithm after protests

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By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A-level students hold a sit in protest at the Department for Education over the results fiascoGuy Smallman/Getty ImagesLatest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 17 August A-level and GCSE grades in England to be based…
Are pets at possibility of getting covid-19 and can they spread it to other folks?

Are pets at possibility of getting covid-19 and can they spread it to other...

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Health 17 August 2020 By Alice Klein Social distancing in Domino Park in Brooklyn, New York CityWilliam Volcov/ShutterstockReports of pets being infected with the coronavirus have been growing, but how worried should owners be? And could pets be spreading the virus between people? The first confirmed case of a pet infected with SARS-CoV-2 – the virus…
Artificial Antibodies Bolster Hope for Inhaled Coronavirus Treatment

Artificial Antibodies Bolster Hope for Inhaled Coronavirus Treatment

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What to Know About Coronavirus Charges on Your College Invoice

What to Know About Coronavirus Charges on Your College Invoice

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Image: Flamingo Images (Shutterstock)As college students return to school, some have noticed a new line item on their bill: a coronavirus fee. With new costs for screening, testing, and safety configurations, the New York Times reports some colleges and universities are passing part of the expense along to students. While schools are hoping that federal…
Little focus of coronavirus express in wastewater

Little focus of coronavirus express in wastewater

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Tests for the coronavirus in wastewater from the Greater Augusta Utility District confirmed a small presence of the virus that coincided with two people testing positive in Kennebec County, officials said. Two tests of wastewater samples showed no detectable levels of the virus but a third test yielded a small concentration…
5 takeaways from first evening of the Democratic convention

5 takeaways from first evening of the Democratic convention

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In another profound way that the coronavirus pandemic has upended American life, the Democratic National Convention started with no convening. Instead, Democrats opted for the first virtual convention as the party begins the formal process of nominating Joe Biden as its candidate for president. Five takeaways from Monday night: MICHELLE OBAMA’S DOMINANT MOMENT Michelle Obama,…
The Most up-to-date:  Chinese language company: Vaccine willing by discontinue of year

The Most up-to-date: Chinese language company: Vaccine willing by discontinue of year

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SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean health officials said Tuesday that they have found 457 coronavirus cases linked to a huge Seoul church led by a bitter critic of the country’s president, driving an alarming surge of infections in the greater capital area. Kwon Jun-wook, director of South Korea’s National Health Institute, said outbreaks at…
Hotel Assault in Somalia’s Capital Raises New Questions About Al-Shabaab

Hotel Assault in Somalia’s Capital Raises New Questions About Al-Shabaab

Al-Shabaab militants’ deadly assault on a popular seaside hotel in Somalia’s capital has raised fresh questions about the threat posed by the terrorist group, despite a heightened U.S.-backed counterterrorism campaign in the Horn of Africa nation.The militants, carrying AK-47 rifles and explosives, detonated a car bomb outside Mogadishu’s Lido beach Sunday afternoon, before shooting their…
Belarus President Considers Energy Fragment, On His Phrases

Belarus President Considers Energy Fragment, On His Phrases

MOSCOW—Belarus’s president, Alexander Lukashenko, facing growing nationwide protests, said he was ready to share power, but only on his own terms, as the main opposition leader said she was ready to lead the Eastern European country. Demonstrators took to the streets in cities and towns around Belarus for a ninth consecutive day Monday, while some…
Japan’s Economic Backslide At chance of Steal Years to Reverse

Japan’s Economic Backslide At chance of Steal Years to Reverse

TOKYO—After nine months of a shrinking economy, Japan has dug itself into a deep hole that it might not emerge from for at least two years.The world’s third-largest economy after the U.S. and China was smaller in real terms in the second quarter of 2020 than it was in the final quarter of 2012, when…