Warmer Weather May Slow, but Not Halt Coronavirus

Communities living in warmer places appear to have a comparative advantage to slow the transmission of coronavirus infections, according to an early analysis by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The researchers found that most coronavirus transmissions had occurred in regions with low temperatures, between 37.4 and 62.6 degrees Fahrenheit (or 3 and 17…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Official Says Some Areas Will Have to Wait for Medical Supplies; National and Global Tolls Rise

Here’s what you need to know: ImageRoosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights Queens, on Saturday.Credit…Juan Arredondo for The New York Times Some places will have to wait for masks and ventilators, a top U.S. official says. President Trump’s top emergency management official, confronting growing cries from governors and other elected officials for more hospital masks, ventilators…

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Geese May Not Inspire You, but They Certainly Take Your Mind off the Virus

Watch birds. Geese if you’ve got them. That’s one small way to cope with social distance dysphoria. I’m not talking about “bird watching,” in the sense of identifying species, and pointing out to other humans who don’t know as much as you do about the differences between species of sparrow. As if there were others…

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As Visitors Continue to Arrive, Tourist Areas Say: Stay Home

Even as millions of Americans are on lockdown in their homes, some people are still traveling to vacation spots, drawn by cheap airfares, the hope of riding out the pandemic in someplace less populated, or both. In Hawaii, statistics show that arrivals, which have been trending down since late February, largely led by a steep…

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A Boom Time for the Bean Industry

Tim McGreevy has worked in the bean business for more than 30 years. But when he scanned the bean aisles at a grocery store in Pullman, Wash., on Sunday, he saw something he had never seen before: empty shelves. “In one sense, this is like my best dream,” said Mr. McGreevy, who runs a trade…

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Pences Test Negative; States Warn That Supplies Are Dwindling

Here’s what you need to know: ImageVice President Mike Pence during a coronavirus briefing in the White House on Wednesday.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The vice president tested negative for the coronavirus. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, tested negative for the coronavirus, a spokeswoman for Mr. Pence said Saturday night. At…

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Brittany Harris, Naseem Beauchman

Brittany Virginia Lucille Harris and Dr. Naseem Neon Beauchman were married March 21 at the home of Ms. Harris’s parents in Oakland, Calif. Leon F. Beauchman, the father of the groom and a Universal Life minister, officiated. The couple had originally planned to wed at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif., before the…

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Justine Roach, Hrishikesh Desai

Justine Victoria Roach and Hrishikesh Padmanabh Desai were married March 21 at the home of Ms. Roach’s parents in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rabbi Laura Geller officiated at a ceremony incorporating Jewish and Hindu wedding traditions. The couple had planned to wed at the Ojai Valley Inn, a resort in Ojai, Calif., before the Centers for…

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Alex Fishman, Anthony Shirk

Alex Ethan Fishman and Anthony Richard Shirk were married March 21 at their home in New York. Rabbi Gary Katz officiated. On Nov. 8, the couple is to have a celebratory ceremony led by Rabbi Matthew L. Green at the Roundhouse, an events space in Beacon, N.Y. Mr. Fishman (left), 29, is a senior innovation…

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The Lancet: Prostate cancer study finds molecular imaging could transform management of patients with aggressive cancer

Results from a randomised controlled trial involving 300 prostate cancer patients find that a molecular imaging technique is more accurate than conventional medical imaging and recommends the scans be introduced into routine clinical practice. A medical imaging technique known as PSMA PET/CT that provides detailed body scans while detecting levels of a molecule associated with…

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