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Coronavirus Today: May 6

Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. fell more than expected to a seasonally adjusted 498,000, the lowest level since mid-March 2020.

US supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines

Vaccine manufacturers say the move will sow confusion and stifle innovation

Coronavirus Today: May 5

President Biden announced a new goal of getting 70% of U.S. adults vaccinated with at least one shot by July 4

Oversight board upholds Facebook ban on Trump

Facebook has six months to decide and explain if ban will be permanent

Coronavirus Today: May 4

Pfizer reported a revenue of $3.5 billion in the first quarter, indicating hundreds of millions in profits from its coronavirus vaccine

Metro overpass collapses in Mexico City, killing 23 and injuring dozens

Many blame the city’s current and former mayors for a lack of preventative measures

Coronavirus Today: May 3

New cases of COVID-19 are dropping in the U.S., reaching a 7-day average of 50,000 new cases for the first time since October.

India’s coronavirus surge continues, other countries impose travel bans

Australia enacts a travel ban coupled with criminal penalties

Epic Games and Apple square off in court for landmark antitrust trial

The case will impact the future of in-app purchases