Tag: Diseases and conditions

UK seeks to avert shortages with COVID tests for food staff

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LONDON — The British government has announced plans for daily COVID-19 testing of critical food industry workers, allowing those who test negative to continue...

Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature

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TOKYO — Ghostly airports, devoid of bustle. Cavernous arenas where no crowds will roar. Stringent rules that are spottily enforced — and spottily ignored....

The Latest: Emperor declares Tokyo Olympics officially open

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Mexico to bury archaeological find because of virus costs

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MEXICO CITY — The costs of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have forced Mexican archaeologists to re-bury a unusual find that combined colonial and...

Dozens of pro boxers to take their swings at Olympic gold

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TOKYO — When professional boxers were first welcomed into the Olympics a half-decade ago, many people around the sport hated the idea — and...

The Latest: Pita’s back in the Olympics, shirtless again

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

Japan’s judoka stars look to calm nation’s Olympic angst

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TOKYO — The first day of full competition of the Tokyo Games could mark the turning point for an uneasy Japanese public that overwhelmingly...

Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature

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TOKYO — Ghostly airports, devoid of bustle. Cavernous arenas where no crowds will roar. Stringent rules that are spottily enforced — and spottily ignored....

Portuguese surfer Frederico Morais tests positive for COVID

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TOKYO — Portuguese surfer Frederico Morais has announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the sport’s Olympic debut in Japan. ...