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South Australia will lift its lockdown early and immediately allow outdoor exercise after fears authorities were dealing with an extremely infectious strain of the virus proved unfounded.
The Army Reservist’s dark suit and crisp button-down strain, like they can hardly contain his large frame.
The real game changer, though, will come when virologists no longer need to design vaccines that combat specific strains.
Marshall said the strain of the virus that’s circulating is “nasty” as many of those infected are not showing any symptoms.
Korber and her team suggested that, on the basis of their research—conducted in cells in culture—the new strain seemed to be more infectious than the original.
What we don’t want is to get really nasty stresses and strains in the financial system from something like this.
North Dakota has further tried to reduce the strain on hospitals by contracting with nurses from out of state and implementing surge plans.
David Wyatt, an intensive-care nurse at University Medical Center who had just finished a 14-hour shift Wednesday, said his hospital is feeling the strain.
VIRUS SPREADS IN MUCH OF THE U.S., SETTING RECORDS AND STRAINING HEALTH CARELENNY BERNSTEIN, JOEL ACHENBACH, ALEXANDRA HINOJOSA, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Uber’s core ride-hailing business, under strain from the pandemic, is showing signs of recovery in some markets.
Montgomery officials said they don’t want to create strains on the health-care system.

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