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The Latest: Hong Kong starts virus jabs at community centers

HONG KONG — Hong Kong has begun administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to the public, kicking off its mass inoculation targeting all 7.5 million residents. People age 60 and older and health care workers are among some 2.4 million people prioritized to receive vaccines at community centers and outpatient clinics across Hong Kong. The government… Read More »

Pre-election virus spike creates concerns for polling places

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A surge in coronavirus cases across the country, including in key presidential battleground states, is creating mounting health and logistical concerns for voters, poll workers and political parties ahead of Election Day. In Iowa, where both presidential campaigns are competing feverishly, county officials said they were preparing for scores of confirmed… Read More »

Whitmer: Michigan at ‘dangerous moment’ as virus cases spike

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is warning that Michigan on average has more confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus than ever, noting a sharp increase since the state Supreme Court invalidated her sweeping orders earlier this month By DAVID EGGERT and ED WHITE Associated Press October 21, 2020, 11:28 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare… Read More »