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Telemedicine’s big moment

Health | As doctors limit in-office visits to prevent coronavirus spread, many join the telehealth movement
by Katie Gaultney
Posted 7/16/20, 03:41 pm

Andrew Boyett is still paying for a fleeting mistake he made while studying abroad in France 15 years ago. Driven by all the hubris a 20-year-old could muster, he and some classmates decided to climb a moss-covered exterior wall at what remains of Richard the Lionheart’s castle. But after climbing 40 feet, Boyett remembered that what goes up must come down.

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Russia accused of targeting COVID-19 research

by Seth Johnson
Posted 7/16/20, 02:11 pm

A group of hackers backed by the Russian government is trying to steal research related to vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said on Thursday. The United States and Canada backed the agency’s statement accusing APT29, or Cozy Bear, of carrying out ongoing attacks worldwide “predominantly against government, diplomatic, think-tank, healthcare, and energy targets.”

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Oklahoma governor tests positive for COVID-19

by Seth Johnson
Posted 7/15/20, 03:32 pm

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt becomes the first governor in the United States to come down with the coronavirus. The 48-year-old Republican said on Wednesday he feels fine though “a little achy” and plans to work from home in isolation. Stitt reportedly has attended several crowded meetings and other events in recent weeks. He also attended President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa on June 20 but is confident he did not catch the disease that far back.

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