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NC legislators aiming to reopen gyms despite Cooper order

North Carolina gyms could reopen thanks to legislation advancing in the state Senate that would essentially overturn Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive order keeping them closed.

Autopsy report shows Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19

A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, has been released and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19.

CVS Health opens COVID-19 drive-thru test sites in North Carolina

Starting Friday, CVS Health will open 55 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across North Carolina.

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed.

New Hanover County announces fourth death related to COVID-19

Public Health officials were notified today of an additional death from COVID-19 in New Hanover County, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to four.

First case of coronavirus-related inflammatory illness reported in NC child

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting its first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19.

Wendy Williams pauses talk show because of health condition

Wendy Williams is taking a break from her daytime talk show to receive treatment for a previously announced health condition.

NCDHHS expands measures to prevent, respond to COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is taking further action to prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities.

NIH director: Large-scale vaccine testing expected by July

The head of the National Institutes of Health says several COVID-19 vaccines currently in testing look promising.

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