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What to know about COVID-19 in Michigan today – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

LANSING, Mich. – Here’s what you need to know to get caught up on all things COVID in Michigan. Tuesday data update: 5,793 new cases and 190 additional deaths, including 30 from Vital Records review Whitmer news conference Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the virus in Michigan. She hit […]

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A lot of bluster and a stark reality: Michigan legislature has no plan to stop surge of COVID-19 – MLive.com

More than 140,000 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19, and 1,277 people have died from it since the Michigan Supreme Court struck down the law underpinning Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency authority on Oct. 2. But 46 days after the legal win for legislative Republicans earned them a seat at the table, House and Senate leaders […]

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Coronavirus updates: US surpasses record 200K daily cases; Colorado Gov. tests positive; NFL orders shutdown of team facilities – USA TODAY

The U.S. reported more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time on Friday, an all-time high reached about three weeks after the nation first reported 100,000 daily cases on Nov. 4. The nation recorded 205,557 new cases Friday. That rapid doubling, as reported by Johns Hopkins University, is reminiscent of the virus’ growth this spring, when exponential spread […]

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Coronavirus updates: US surpasses record 200K daily cases; virus numbers could be erratic after Thanksgiving, experts warn – USA TODAY

More than 200,000 COVID-19 cases were reported in the U.S. on Friday, an all-time high reached about three weeks after the nation first reported 100,000 daily cases on Nov. 4. That rapid doubling, as reported by Johns Hopkins University, is reminiscent of the virus’ growth this spring, when exponential spread prompted widespread restrictions across the country in an effort to […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer seeking emergency use authorization for its vaccine candidate; CDC says Thanksgiving travel a no-no – USA TODAY

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration on Friday, two days after announcing its COVID-19 vaccine is 95% effective. “Our work to deliver a safe and effective vaccine has never been more urgent, as we continue to see an alarming rise in the number of cases of […]

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Is facial recognition too biased to be let loose?

NEWS FEATURE 18 November 2020 The technology is improving — but the bigger issue is how it’s used. Davide Castelvecchi Search for this author in: The Metropolitan Police in London used facial-recognition cameras to scan for wanted people in February.Credit: Kelvin Chan/AP/Shutterstock When London’s Metropolitan Police tested real-time facial-recognition technology between 2016 and 2019, they […]

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Trump fires cyber official Chris Krebs for dismissing voter fraud claims – New York Post

President Trump on Tuesday fired election cybersecurity official Chris Krebs after he openly dismissed Trump’s claims of fraud in the Nov. 3 election. Trump announced in a tweet that he terminated Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. The president wrote: “The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the […]