COVID-19

COVID-19 quarantine time to be shortened by the CDC

The CDC is expected to recommend a shorter length of quarantine for people that have been exposed to COVID-19. The agency has suggested recently that testing could play a crucial role in the updated approach. Learn more on RADIO.COM.
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Engineers create breathalyzer COVID-19 test that they say gives results in one minute

Engineers at Texas A&M University have created a breathalyzer COVID-19 test that they say gives results in less than one minute. Find out more about the device, and how they hope to implement its use, on RADIO.COM.
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CDC advisory panel warns vaccine's side effects 'won't be a walk in the park'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must be transparent with Americans about the likely side effects of a coronavirus vaccine, a CDC advisory committee said Monday.
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Shipping holiday gifts? Do so sooner than later, says USPS

If you plan on shipping packages for the holidays, do so as soon as possible. The United States Postal Service expects the number of packages in the system will start picking up as early as Black Friday.
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70-year-old nurse who came out of retirement to teach during pandemic dies of COVID

A 70-year-old woman who came out of retirement to teach nursing has now died from the coronavirus after being exposed by one of her students. Read the full story now.
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The U.S. could see 'well over 300,000' COVID deaths by the end of the year, warns Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s outlook on the remainder of the year is grim. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases believes fatalities from COVID-19 may climb to more than 300,000 by the end of 2020. Read on.
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Kids of healthcare workers urge people to avoid large Thanksgivings: 'We want to keep everyone safe'

Children of doctors, nurses and other frontline workers at the Cook County Health system are asking the public to stay home for the holidays. Read the full story now.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes due to COVID

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The owner thought the man made a mistake, but he assured her it wasn’t. Read on.
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Survey finds Americans getting less time alone, feeling exhausted due to the pandemic

Quarantine has left Americans feeling a bit burnt out. A study found that people are feeling exhausted by the overwhelming nature of the pandemic and struggling to find time alone. Read more now.
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PHOTO: Bar immediately closes after being packed with maskless crowds at reopening

A bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida immediately had to shut its doors after being packed with maskless crowds at its official reopening. See the details.
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