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Friday April 24th, 2020 morning edition

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The hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender will be available to stream on Netflix in the U.S. starting May 15th.

Netflix officially announced via Twitter that all three seasons of the show would be arriving on the service next month.

The Nickelodeon show premiered in 2005 and ran until 2008.

Set in a fantasy world where certain individuals can harness the four elements with specialized martial-arts moves, the show follows the titular Avatar, the only person capable of mastering all four elemental styles.

Another spinoff, M. Night Shyamalan’s legendarily terrible live-action movie adaptation, hit theaters in 2010.

Netflix is currently working on an Avatar live-action project, bringing on series creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko as executive producers.

All three seasons of Avatar: The Last Airbender are coming to Netflix in the US on May 15th. — NX (@NXOnNetflix) April 23, 2020. »

Trump suggests injecting disinfectant to treat coronavirus and touts power of sunlight to beat disease

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The president, appearing to go off his prepared opening remarks, made this declaration: “We’re very close to a vaccine.”.

But Anthony Fauci, his top infectious disease official, has said such a drug will be in development for up to 18 months.

The president and his top infectious disease official had another public disagreement come into public view during the Thursday evening briefing. »

Don't eat or inject yourself with disinfectant, warns FDA commissioner

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US Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn.

"I certainly wouldn't recommend the internal ingestion of a disinfectant," said US Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, who is also a member of the White House coronavirus task force.

Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore health commissioner, agreed that nobody should be ingesting bleach or other disinfectants. »

5 straight days of no new cases of COVID-19 in N.L.

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Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, marking five straight days without an increase in the province's total caseload — after Saturday's lone positive case turned out to actually be negative.

The province's total number of cases dropped by one on Wednesday, to 256.

Fitzgerald issued an order on Wednesday that anyone returning to the province from Kearl Lake as of March 29 must self-isolate for 14 days. »