New York opens traffic-clogged streets to people during pandemic, the city’s latest redesign in times of dramatic change

On some normally congested New York City streets, cars are gone, replaced by diners tentatively returning to restaurants—though only outside—after months of lockdown. On June 22, the city entered phase two of reopening after its severe coronavirus outbreak, allowing many businesses to resume operations with restrictions. Permitting restaurants to spread into streets is one of several pandemic-induced initiatives designed to […]

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Who hasn’t heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

A half-year into the most momentous pandemic in decades, it’s hard to imagine that anyone, anywhere has not heard of the coronavirus. But scores of migrants arriving in Somalia tell United Nations workers every day that they are unaware of COVID-19. Monitors for the U.N. migration agency interview people at the border in Somalia, a crossroads on one of the […]

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Study illustrates huge potential of human, artificial intelligence collaboration in medicine

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in medicine to support human expertise. However, the potential of these applications and the risks inherent in the interaction between human and artificial intelligence have not yet been thoroughly researched. The fear is often expressed that in future, as soon as AI is of sufficient quality, human expertise will become dispensable and therefore […]

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Kristin Cavallari Says Jay Has a 'Heart of Gold' in Father's Day Post

Still a family. Kristin Cavallari gushed over her ex-husband, Jay Cutler, with a belated Father’s Day message after celebrating together with their children. “Saved the best for last….happy (late) Father’s Day to Jay,” the Uncommon James founder, 33, wrote via Instagram on Monday, June 22, alongside a throwback photo of her three kids sitting on the sidelines of a football […]

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Second wave of COVID-19 cases? Experts say we’re still in the first

What’s all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases? In The Wall Street Journal last week, Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a piece headlined “There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’” that the nation is winning the fight against the virus. Many public health experts, however, suggest it’s no time to celebrate. About 120,000 Americans have died […]

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Russia starts clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Clinical trials of a Russian coronavirus vaccine have started Wednesday, the Health Ministry said in a statement. Two forms of the vaccine developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya research institute—liquid and powder for injections—will be tested on two groups of volunteers, 38 people each, the statement said. The participants will be isolated in two Moscow hospitals. “Running clinical trials in the […]

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