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A very English ‘independence day’: Pubs reopen despite lingering virus

LONDON — Perhaps nothing is as quintessential to British culture as a pub.Beer-guzzling Brits have been deprived of their regular haunts since the country shut down abruptly in March, as the coronavirus pandemic spread.Dotted on almost every street corner, pubs are part of the fabric of British life — a place to gather, chat and…

English holidaymakers can take a trip abroad from tomorrow but limitations stay in Scotland

English holidaymakers can travel abroad with out quarantine restrictions from tomorrow when principles remain in spot for Scots. The United kingdom Governing administration has introduced that the 14-working day self isolation plan for individuals returning to or checking out England from specific international locations is established to be lifted on Saturday. Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps…

Harris English becomes fifth PGA Tour player to test positive for coronavirus

June 29 (UPI) -- Harris English withdrew from this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit after he became the fifth player on the PGA Tour to test positive for the coronavirus. English, who didn't play in last week's Travelers Championship, traveled Monday to this week's tournament, where he was required to be tested prior to…

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What Fighting the Coronavirus Feels Like

Beth saw her first dead body of the day just as she was leaving the emergency department. Earlier, she’d admitted a patient with the coronavirus; now she was on her way to an upstairs doctor’s lounge to finish writing her notes. Standing by the elevators, lost in thought, she nearly missed the orange body bag…

A Theme Park of Donald Trump’s Dreams

On Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order, “On Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes.” It is a snapshot of his view of the world and his place in it, but unlike some of his other executive orders, it isn’t explicitly cruel and vengeful, or empty and threatening; it is, rather, the creation of…

Back to Church– But Not, Let’s Hope, Back to Typical

I went to church for the first time in many months on Sunday; in fact, it was the first even mildly routine public thing I’ve done since March. The service was outdoors, of course, in a small open-sided tabernacle built here in the Adirondacks, along the banks of the upper Hudson, in 1908, to serve…

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FDA OKs First-in-Class HIV Therapy for Patients With Few Alternatives

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved fostemsavir (Rukobia, ViiV Healthcare), a first-in-class attachment inhibitor for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. Fostemsavir is indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral (ARV) agents in heavily treatment-experienced adults with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 infection who fail to achieve viral suppression on other regimens due to…

COVID-19 Update: Airborne Virus Debate, Stem Cells

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today: Airborne Virus Controversy Hundreds of scientists have written a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) outlining evidence that SARS-CoV-2 can spread through smaller,…

CRC With Peritoneal Metastases: CRS-HIPEC Refinements

Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who have peritoneal metastases should only be treated in a specialized referral center and given systemic chemotherapy before cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC), suggest the results of several new studies in this relatively rare patient population. The choice of intraperitoneal chemotherapy may not affect overall survival, with both…