Antiviral nasal spray; Texas cases spike; Ky. Derby plans

Alma L. Figueroa

children’s theme park in Pennsylvania, a Chili’s in Louisiana and a sheriff’s office in Florida have become the latest places to highlight simmering tensions over COVID-19 regulations — tensions that have at times boiled over into violence.

At the theme park and Chili’s, teenage employees were allegedly assaulted after enforcing mask and social distancing regulations. This as the sheriff in Marion County, Florida, gained national attention for banning his deputies from wearing masks at work, along with visitors to his office.

Social distancing measures will continue to be a flashpoint until an effective treatment or vaccine is widely available — part of the reason the federal government is now gambling another $1.5 billion on biotech giant Moderna’s vaccine candidate.

Here are some significant developments:

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