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President Donald Trump has argued it is "a badge of honour" that the US has the world's highest number of confirmed Covid-19 infections.
"I look at that as, in a certain respect, as being a good thing because it means our testing is much better," he said at the White House.
While the US has carried out more tests by volume than any other country, it is not first in the world on a per capita basis, according to Our World in Data, a scientific publication based at Oxford University.
Its chart ranks the US as 16th globally in terms of tests per 1,000 people, ahead of South Korea, but behind the likes of Iceland, New Zealand, Russia and Canada.
US coronavirus testing rates have been criticised on both sides of the aisle.
At a Senate hearing last week, Mitt Romney, a Republican, criticised the country's testing record, saying it was "nothing to celebrate whatsoever" because, he said, "we treaded water in February and March".
"Gary Lenius was not so fortunate. The cleaner he and Wanda gulped down contained a different chemical, and was poisonous."A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arson and deaths - and the potential for even greater indirect harm.www.bbc.com
"Gary Lenius was not so fortunate. The cleaner he and Wanda gulped down contained a different chemical, and was poisonous."
Should have been named Larry Genius....
“What bothers me about this is that Gary was a very intelligent man, a retired (mechanical) engineer who designed systems for John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, and I really can’t see the scenario where Gay would say, ‘Yes, please, I would love to drink some of that Koi fish tank cleaner,'” one friend told the outlet. “It just doesn’t make sense.”
Friends said Wanda Lenius typically berated her husband in public and was charged with assault in 2001 for allegedly hitting her husband with a birdhouse — although Lenius declined to press charges, the news outlet said.
Maseko said she has had to put on hold many practices that help her connect her clients to the spirit world in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“When you diagnose a patient, you tell them to inhale into the bones so that there is connectivity between them and the spirit of the Gobela (the person who is diagnosing). We have said that we should stop that practice because it will make them susceptible to the virus.
It comes after Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all revealed they had coronavirus after playing at Djokovic's Adria Tour competition.
Britain's Andy Murray said the positive tests were a "lesson for us", while Australian Nick Kyrgios called playing a "bone-headed decision".
Pictures on the tournament's social media site from Friday showed Dimitrov playing basketball with Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic, while he also put his arm around Coric before their match.
Novaxx Djokcovid's an anti-vaxxer and his wife is on the 5G train. This is just so poetic.
The Washington Post reported that the the six advance team members who tested positive before Saturday's rally included two Secret Service personnel.
They both attended a planning meeting on Friday along with dozens of other Secret Service agents and officers, who continued to carry out their duties after the test results were known, the newspaper cited people familiar with the situation as saying.