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People enjoy at a bar after a Manaus City Hall decree that determined the closure of bars and restaurants was issued, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo
People enjoy at a bar after a Manaus City Hall decree that determined the closure of bars and restaurants was issued, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo

In Brazil’s Amazon a COVID-19 resurgence dashes herd immunity hopes

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a trend that may dash theories that Manaus was one of the world’s first places to reach collective, or herd, immunity.

President Donald Trump nominating Amy Coney Barrett (right) (Reuters photo)
President Donald Trump nominating Amy Coney Barrett (right) (Reuters photo)

Trump picks Barrett as he moves to tilt U.S. Supreme Court rightward

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and she pledged to become a justice in the mold of the late staunch conservative Antonin Scalia – another milestone in Trump’s rightward shift of the top U.S.

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