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Most expensive medical procedures in the U.S., ranked
These pricey surgeries are the most expensive in the country.
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Coronavirus "has the upper hand" in U.S., ex-CDC director warns
Dr. Tom Frieden said the nation "is shockingly lacking" a common basis of understanding of the virus.
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Florida man fired after mask meltdown at Costco
Man's videotaped tirade after being asked to follow public health requirement at store ultimately costs him his job.
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U.S. hits 3 million virus cases as some states see surge of infections
The virus has killed more than 131,000 Americans since the start of the pandemic.
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NYC schools will reopen in fall with "blended learning" model, mayor says
Families who aren't comfortable having their children return to school can choose to stay remote.
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Lawyer wants "stand your ground" law to clear Georgia man in shooting death of 17-year-old
A Georgia man is charged with the shooting death of a 17-year-old girl last month on a highway in Statesboro. His lawyer says it was self-defense after a group of teens allegedly harassed him and his girlfriend and they claimed to fear for their lives. Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta.
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Companies will focus on social distancing as they begin bringing employees back to the office
The coronavirus pandemic has made open floor plans in offices a health risk. As offices reopen, business managers are reconfiguring work spaces with an eye toward social distancing and employee safety. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Police is several Texas counties refuse to enforce governor's mask mandate
In Texas, where coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, a growing number of sheriff's departments are refusing to enforce the governor's mandatory mask order. Janet Shamlian reports.
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Eye Opener: 200,000 Americans could die of COVID-19 by November
Dire new projections show the coronavirus could kill 200,000 Americans by November 1. Also, the White House is denying allegations in a forthcoming book by President Trump's niece Mary Trump. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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Hospitalizations rising in 22 states as coronavirus cases surge
Intensive care units in more than 50 hospitals across Florida have reached capacity, as public schools will begin reopening next month. Other states are also seeing a spike in infections. David Begnaud has the latest.
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Trump downplays severity of coronavirus as cases spike across the U.S.
President Trump claims that the U.S. has the lowest coronavirus mortality rate in the world, but according to Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has the sixth-highest death rate. Dr. Anthony Fauci says "it's a false narrative to take comfort in a lower rate of death" from the coronavirus. Ben Tracy reports.
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Novavax gets $1.6 billion to develop 100 million vaccine doses to fight coronavirus
The U.S. government will pay Novavax $1.6 billion to develop a coronavirus vaccine as part of its Operation Warp Speed program. The goal is to produce 100 million doses by early 2021, but the vaccine is still undergoing trials and there's no guarantee it will work. Dr. Jon LaPook has the details in our "Racing to a Cure" series.
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COVID-19 testing sites overwhelmed on the West Coast as hospitals face supply shortages
The rise in coronavirus cases is taking a toll across the West Coast with long waits for testing and hospitals running critically low on personal protective equipment and hospital beds. Jamie Yuccas takes a look.
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COVID-19 pushing West Coast hospitals to their limits
Emergency room doctors and nurses say they are running critically low on personal protective equipment — again.
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Texas shatters daily record with over 10,000 new virus cases
New York and Florida are the only other states to surpass more than 10,000 new cases in a single day.
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Trump pushes states to reopen schools this fall amid pandemic
"We want to reopen the schools. Everybody wants it. The moms want it, the dads want it, the kids want it. It's time to do it," Mr. Trump said at a White House event.
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Trump moves to officially withdraw U.S. from WHO
A senior administration official confirmed to CBS News the U.S. notice of withdrawal has been submitted to the United Nations secretary-general.
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Tips to help protect kids from COVID when schools reopen
Parents should have their child wear a mask and send them to school with wipes and hand sanitizer, Dr. Dyan Hes said.
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Brazil's president tests positive for COVID-19
The president has downplayed the virus' severity, often appeared in public to shake hands with supporters and mingle with crowds.
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Should schools reopen this fall despite spike in COVID-19?
President Trump is urging all schools to reopen in the fall, but some parents, teachers and local officials are concerned as coronavirus hospitalizations spike. Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician in New York City, joined CBSN to discuss how to get students back in the classroom safely, plus a new study highlighting the struggles new moms face during the pandemic.
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WHO holds briefing as scientists urge amended guidance
Hundreds of scientists have urged the agency​ and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be airborne.
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Students may not get "the true college experience" this year
Amid rising coronavirus cases in some states, college and university reopening plans vary across the country.
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Hospitals across Texas prepare to hit capacity amid virus surge
A nurse who fell ill with COVID-19 warns it could happen to anyone.
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"The Rules of Contagion" and how coronavirus and other outbreaks spread
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S., mathematician and epidemiologist Adam Kucharski explores how outbreaks of all kinds spread in his new book "The Rules Of Contagion." Kucharski joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the factors that drive outbreaks, from infections to fake news.
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U.S. commits $1.6 billion to Novavax coronavirus vaccine
The funding for the coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed by Novavax comes as part of Operation Warp Speed.
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Colleges unveil plans to reopen campuses
While the coronavirus sweeps the U.S., colleges and universities are figuring out how to keep the pandemic from reaching their campuses as they prepare for the upcoming academic school year. Meg Oliver reports.
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Watch live: WHO holds briefing as scientists urge amended guidance
Hundreds of scientists have urged the agency​ and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be airborne.
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As Texas coronavirus cases cross the 200,000 threshold, some hospitals prepare to hit capacity
Texas surpassed 200,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, marking a surge that has forced some hospitals across the state to prepare for hitting capacity. Janet Shamlian spoke to a nurse who contracted the disease and to Harris County's top elected official, who says she's begging Governor Greg Abbott for the authority to issue a mandatory stay-at-home order.
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COVID-19 pandemic impacts small communities across the United States
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb, "CBS This Morning" is looking at how the virus is affecting all communities, large and small. Adriana Diaz goes to suburban Evanston, Illinois, just north of Chicago, and learns how three different businesses on Main Street are finding their new normal.
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Growing doubt for sports to return amid COVID-19 pandemic
As sports leagues inch closer to a return to play, there appear to be more questions than answers on how they will resume. Major League Baseball's schedule was released Monday night in hopes the season will start in just 16 days. Dana Jacobson reports.
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