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Time to double down — not let up, WHO chief scientist warns as Covid cases rise

The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is… Read More »

Los Angeles schools chief doesn’t see a time yet for reopening

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner. Irfan Khan | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images A day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines encouraging public schools to reopen, the leader of the nation’s second-largest district said there was no timeline for when Los Angeles classrooms would welcome students again. The opening… Read More »