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Nursing home cases hit new high; UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online classes

The coronavirus is hitting hard again in nursing homes, with the number of new infections climbing to a weekly high, according to a new report.

Most of the new cases are in Sunbelt states.

Showing again the virus does not discriminate between the old and the young, one of the first major universities to welcome students back on campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is reversing course after outbreaks of the coronavirus and going to online classes only.

The experience at UNC could serve as an early warning sign for other campuses around the country as they contemplate reopening classes.

It’s not just classes that are a problem but socializing, President Donald Trump’s top expert said Monday. Dr. Deborah Birx, on Monday said families and friends holding parties are a big cause of outbreaks.

On the national front, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling back the House to

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After one week, UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online cases; a look at how COVID-19 symptoms usually progress

One of the first major universities to welcome students back on campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is reversing course after outbreaks of the coronavirus and going to online classes only.

The change came after at least four clusters had been identified on campus. The experience at UNC could serve as an early warning sign for other campuses around the country as they contemplate reopening classes. 

It’s not just classes that are a problem but socializing, President Donald Trump’s top expert said Monday. Dr. Deborah Birx, on Monday said families and friends holding parties are a big cause of outbreaks.

On the national front, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling back the House to weigh action on U.S. Postal Service changes that Democrats fear could slow mail delivery, including mailed-in ballots in the presidential election.

And a new study shows the order in which most people get COVID-19

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