Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in clinical trials

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Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in clinical trials
Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in clinical trials

There are no approved vaccines or treatments for COVID-19 yet, but the race is on to find a safe and effective one. Here’s a guide to 10 coronavirus vaccines currently in clinical trials.

Reopening America’s K-12 schools: What are the risks?

On Wednesday, the Senate will hold a hearing on how to safely reopen K-12 schools in the United States. With more to learn about the coronavirus, reopening is risky, and the risks will differ depending on what region you live in, public health experts say.

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Courts restart trials, struggle to adapt to COVID-19 precautions

As courts across the country begin to resume in-person hearings, one federal judge described the “terrible burden” of not being able to guarantee jurors’ safety. Judges also fear the “nightmare scenario” of having to declare a mistrial if one juror tests positive for COVID-19.

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Mail-in voting is hot during the pandemic, but are states ready?

One in five Americans voted by mail in 2016. Experts predict as many as half could do the same in 2020, as the interest in mail-in voting surges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Still, it’s not without hurdles: Some Georgia voters who never received a vote-by-mail ballot faced long lines and delayed poll openings when they cast a ballot in-person in Tuesday’s primary.

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