Adding to the other little irritations caused by wearing masks — slippage, missed cues, muffled sound — masks can also cause skin irritation, so it’s important to know how to care for your mask as well as your skin.

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WASHINGTON  — The credibility of two of the nation’s leading public health agencies was under fire this week after controversial decisions that outside experts said smacked of political pressure from President Donald Trump as he attempts to move past the devastating toll of the coronavirus a…

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NEW YORK — The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts say most likely reflects more mask-wearing but also insufficient testing — even as the disease continues to claim nearly 1,000 lives in the U.S. each day.

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ATLANTA — Unemployed Georgians will soon begin receiving enhanced federal unemployment benefits that were cut off at the end of last month when the program expired, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.

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WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump announced Sunday the emergency authorization of convalescent plasma for COVID-19 patients, in a move he called “a breakthrough,” one of his top health officials called “promising,” and other health experts said needs more study before it's celebrated.

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ATLANTA — A Georgia school district that had switched to all-online classes abruptly reversed course on Friday for most of its schools, while officials at one state university nervously eyed rising numbers of COVID-19 infections among students.

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Mark Miles can close his eyes and still hear the deep, resonant voice of longtime Indianapolis Motor Speedway announcer Tom Carnegie's voice echoing across the cavernous facility each May as it announced a new track record.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced new spending plans for federal COVID-19 aid to schools Tuesday as the state's newly confirmed infection numbers continue to fall but remain the highest per capita in the nation.

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ATLANTA  — Saturday,  Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued Executive Order 08.15.20.01 along with the following statement:

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ATLANTA  — Gov. Brian Kemp's administration says numbers show the state is making progress in its fight against COVID-19, despite a leaked federal report urging the state to take stronger steps, a per capita infection rate that is third-worst in the country over the past two weeks and soarin…

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ATLANTA — A suburban Atlanta school district temporarily stopped in-person instruction at a second of its six high schools on Wednesday, saying an increasing number of COVID-19 cases was forcing large numbers of Cherokee County students and teachers into quarantine.

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ATLANTA  — Georgia's largest school district struggled Wednesday to launch online learning for its 180,000 students, as parents complained that they and their students repeatedly tried and failed to log in to Gwinnett County's online system.