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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WVLT/WIAT) – Alabama, North Dakota and South Carolina have all partnered up with Google and Apple to participate in technology that could track whether you have come in contact with someone who has COVID-19. CBS affiliate WIAT reported that the three states will have access to the apps available through Apple and Google …

The first group, Apollo Holding, was offering “NoronaPak” products, including cannabidiol derived from the cannabis plant, according to the letters from the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission. Apollo Holding claimed it can fight off coronavirus with NoronaPak, according to the letter. The products purported “to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose or cure …

Going further than previous comments that led to her ouster this week, a former data manager for Florida’s Department of Health said Friday that a top official directed her to change data to downplay the threat of COVID-19 in rural counties leading up to the reopening of the state. In text messages to the Tampa …

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the 2019 DreamForce conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Nov. 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Alabama, North Dakota and South Carolina are the first states to commit publicly to using Apple and Google’s contact tracing technology in statewide apps meant to slow …

Despite the reopening milestone, health officials say, Americans remain at risk of catching the highly transmissible and sometimes deadly virus. As of Wednesday afternoon, at least 18 states had registered an upward trend in average daily cases — a rise of at least 10% — over the previous seven days, according to an analysis of …

The last state to lift some restrictions will be Connecticut, which is set Wednesday to allow outdoor dining spaces, offices, retail stores and malls, museums and zoos to reopen with restrictions. The state hadn’t shut down some services or businesses that other states did, such as parks or outdoor construction. But Gov. Ned Lamont acknowledged …

Pune, May 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global push-to-talk market size is expected to foresee exponential growth by reaching USD 45.54 Billion by 2025, while exhibiting a CAGR of 7.0% between 2018 and 2025. Fortune Business Insights, in its latest report, titled “Push-To-Talk Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis by Network (PoC, LMR), Component …

As the virus devastates tax revenues, states must follow balanced-budget laws. In February, Ohio was running a $200 million budget surplus. Then the coronavirus pandemic struck, and two months later — as tax revenue plummeted and public health expenses skyrocketed — the state was facing a $777 million hole. Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, ordered …

The model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington now forecasts more than 137,000 Americans will die by early August. That rise is largely due to Americans moving around more, IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray said in a news release, adding that in some places the upward trend in …

A barber cuts a woman’s hair at a salon amid the coronavirus pandemic in Round Rock, Texas, on May 8, following a slow reopening of the Texas economy. Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images A barber cuts a woman’s hair at a salon amid the coronavirus pandemic …