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Measles outbreak in central Ohio grows to more than 50 children, driven by ‘lack of vaccination’

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, with many of them needing hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against meals. Since the start of the outbreak in November, at least 58 measles cases have been …

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Measles outbreak in central Ohio grows to more than 50 children, driven by ‘lack of vaccination’

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, with many of them needing hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against meals. Since the start of the outbreak in November, at least 58 measles cases have been …

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TSMC ups its Arizona chipmaking investment to $40 billion ahead of Biden’s visit

New York CNN Business — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is upping its investment in the United States, announcing Tuesday that it’s building a second semiconductor factory in Arizona and raising its investment there from $12 billion to $40 billion. The move marks one of the “largest foreign direct investments in the history of the United …

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Flu vaccine appears to be a very good match to circulating strains, says CDC

CNN — This year’s flu shot appears to be “a very good match” to the circulating strains, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said at a news briefing Monday. However, she noted that flu vaccinations are lagging behind the pace of previous years. By the end of October, CDC data …

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Around 10 of the women accused Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct expected to attend his Cleveland Browns debut vs. Houston attorney says

CNN — Around 10 of the more than two dozen women accused of sexual misconduct by Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson were expected to attend his game in Houston on Sunday, according to their attorney. Watson returned to the field to a mix of boos and cheers Sunday for his first NFL regular season game …

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College Football Playoff will feature Georgia vs. Ohio State vs. Michigan. TCU

CNN — The Georgia Bulldogs will step up their pursuit of back-to-back national titles when they compete in the upcoming College Football Playoff. The Michigan Wolverines, Texas Christian University (TCU) Horned Frogs and the Ohio State Buckeyes join the Bulldogs in the playoff, the selection committee announced on Sunday. No. 1 Georgia (13-0) will play …

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A ‘hacker’ collective is setting up free pay phones in Philadelphia

CNN — An “amateur phone collective” in Philadelphia is working to bring back pay phones to the city – just without the actual payment. PhilTel, a volunteer organization that launched in June, is planning to open its first free-to-use payphone on December 17 at Iffy Books, a hacker-focused bookshop and workshop in the Center City …

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As respiratory viruses strain US health care systems, Biden administration tells states how it’s ready to help

CNN — Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to the hospital for flu last week, almost double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates that there have been at least 8.7 million illnesses, 78,000 …

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Antonio Brown: Tampa Police case arrest warrant for former Buccaneers receiver after domestic incident

CNN — The Tampa Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for former NFL player Antonio Brown after a “domestic battery incident with a woman,” police said in a statement. Police say the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver was allegedly involved in a verbal altercation with the victim at a home in South Tampa …

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The number of available jobs in the US fell in October

Minneapolis CNN Business — The number of job openings in the United States dropped in October, but the labor market still remains historically tight despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool demand and bring down inflation. There were 10.3 million available jobs last month, down from nearly 10.7 million in September, according to the latest …

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