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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:FILE PHOTO: Residents register to take nucleic acid tests at a testing site in Quanzhou, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fujian province, China September 13, 2021. China Daily via REUTERSSydney set to unveil freedom roadmap as more curbs eased […]

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Alabama’s Deaths Outpace Births for First Time in History

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For the first time in Alabama’s known history, the state’s deaths have outpaced its births — a bleak consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our state literally shrunk in 2020,” Scott Harris, MD, Alabama’s state health officer, said at a news conference. […]

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Major Study Will Investigate Long-Haul COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The National Institutes of Health has launched an ambitious study to unravel the mysteries of lingering COVID-19 symptoms, which are sometimes referred to as long-haul COVID-19. Early research suggests about 1 in 3 people will continue to have symptoms months after […]