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Mass testing, mask wearing help Detroit slow virus' pace

DETROIT (AP) — It was March 11 last year when Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced that the St. Patrick’s Day parade was canceled because a virus that had already sickened tens of thousands worldwide h...

Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease mask rules

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Leo Carney worries that bigger crowds and mask-less diners could endanger workers at the Biloxi, Mississippi, seafood restaurant where he manages the kitchen. Maribel Corne...

Taiwan to offer genetic testing for treatment of 6 cancers

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has announced that it plans to launch a pilot program to offer genetic tests for the targeted treatment of six types of cancer, with the aim of helpi...

Belarus anti-government protesters receiving medical treatment in Germany

"I was injured near the town where Alexander Taraikovsky was killed," Grigoriy tells DW, attempting a smile. Alexander Taraikovsky was the first anti-government protester to be killed in Min...

Omaha mayor's family says her husband has died

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, said Friday her husband has died, several hours after police found a dead man at the couple’s home. A statement from Omaha Mayor Jean...

Mobile orchestra tries to bring cheer to Venezuelan streets

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Orchestra music envelops the streets of a Venezuelan city every time a truck carrying musicians has made its way through traffic for the past year, capturing the attenti...

Journal's 'appalling' racism podcast, tweet prompt outcry

A prominent medical journal’s provocative tweet was meant to prompt interest in a podcast on racism. Instead, the Twitter post and the podcast stoked backlash and admonishment from the doctors' group ...

Officials seeking answers to Puerto Rico telescope collapse

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation said Friday that it could cost up to $50 million just to clean up the debris at a renowned radio telescope that collapsed last year in Puer...

NFL, NFLPA seek alternatives to opioids for pain management

The NFL is taking steps to learn more about different ways to help players manage pain. Last month, the NFL and NFL Players Association asked researchers with experience conducting c...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

NEW YORK (AP) — When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. ...

Paraguay cancels nonemergency surgery due to virus wave

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay has cancelled nonemergency surgeries in all public hospitals due to a flood of COVID-19 patients that has overwhelmed intensive care units. The Hea...

Weeks after storms, water crisis continues in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Frustrations are mounting in Mississippi’s largest city, more than two weeks since winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the city’s water system — knocking out water for dri...

Molecular Health and FALCO biosystems team up to provide genetic analysis services using MH Guide/BRCA and MH Guide/Mendel

MH Guide/BRCA and MH Guide/Mendel will assist doctors and human geneticists in making decisions about gene variant pathogenicity. HEIDELBERG, GERMANY - EQS Newswire - 2 March 2021 - Molecular Health...

FWD Insurance and HKT team up to reward FWD MAX members with exclusive promotions

Members can experience telemedicine video consultation and unparalleled mobile 5G telecommunication services from CSL Mobile HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 March 2021 - FWD Insurance ("FWD") is de...