Allison Aubrey

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Who's Sickest From COVID-19? These Conditions Tied To Increased Risk

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds that 78% of COVID-19 patients in the U.S. requiring admission to the intensive care unit had at least one underlying condition.

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Should We All Be Wearing Masks In Public? Health Experts Revisit The Question

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

There are rumblings that U.S. health officials may start encouraging Americans to wear face masks to cut down on asymptomatic spread. But with continued shortages, it's not clear how we'd do that.

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Despite Trump's Claims, U.S. Falls Behind In Coronavirus Testing

Monday, March 30, 2020

President Trump said guidelines urging social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus will remain in place for at least another month. He also stated testing is ramping up, but is it?

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The Timeline Of Lifting Social Distancing Depends On Ramping Up Testing

Friday, March 27, 2020

Public health experts say we do not have enough data yet to determine when social distancing recommendations can be lifted. Many say the President's Easter timeline is not based on science.

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Is Loss Of Smell And Taste A Symptom Of COVID-19? Doctors Want To Find Out

Thursday, March 26, 2020

They have seen patients who presented with these symptoms — then tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Now they're gathering data to see if they can prove that there is indeed a connection.

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Automaker Retools With Health Supply Companies To Make Masks, Ventilators

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Ford, 3M and GE Healthcare join forces to ramp up production of personal protection equipment and ventilators,

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Health Care Workers Face Shortage Of Protective Gear

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

How severe is the shortage of protective gear facing health care workers, and what is being done to address it? There are continued reports of a lack of basic equipment — most notably masks.

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We Answer Your Coronavirus Questions

Monday, March 23, 2020

The COVID-19 numbers continue to soar and questions keep mounting. Who's getting sick, who's most vulnerable and when will life go back to normal? We'll answer those and other coronavirus questions.

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Coronavirus Hits Older People Hardest. But Millennials, Gen Xers Can Be Vulnerable

Thursday, March 19, 2020

An analysis of preliminary data from the CDC shows that the risk of serious disease and death from COVID-19 is higher in older age groups in the U.S. But they aren't the only groups at risk.

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How Long Can Coronavirus Survive On Hard Surfaces?

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The new coronavirus can survive on hard surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for up to 72 hours and on cardboard for up to 24 hours. To prevent transmission, keep surfaces clean.

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How To Do Social Distancing Correctly, And Other Listener Questions Answered

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Here are answers to some basic questions about coronavirus — including just what social distancing means for friends, family and children.

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It's Time To Get Serious About Social Distancing. Here's How

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

We're all trying to do the right thing. But how does this work exactly? Can we visit Grandma? Have a play date? Have friends for dinner? We check in with experts for answers.

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During Coronavirus Outbreak, Virtual Doctor Visits Are Encouraged

Monday, March 16, 2020

Public health officials urge Americans to use telemedicine to help reduce the spread of coronavirus at doctors' offices and to ease the burden on hospitals. What is telemedicine and how do you use it?

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No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying 'Hi'

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Around the world, people are experimenting with new ways of expressing friendliness — without touching skin.

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The New Coronavirus Can Live On Surfaces For 2-3 Days — Here's How To Clean Them

Saturday, March 14, 2020

A new study measured the life span of the novel coronavirus on surfaces. Here's what they found, plus expert advice for cleaning the stuff you touch.

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Research: Coronavirus Can Live For A Long Time In Air, On Surfaces

Friday, March 13, 2020

A new study is first to examine how long the new coronavirus can survive on steel, plastic and cardboard. It can live up to 72 hours, but that's under idealized lab conditions, not the real world.

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Federal Authorities Grapple With Shortage Of Coronavirus Test Kits

Friday, March 06, 2020

The coronavirus is spreading across the U.S. Testing for the virus is a big concern after Vice President Pence admitted that the U.S. does not have enough tests to meet demand.

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Pandemic Panic? These 5 Tips Can Help You Regain Your Calm

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

There's a lot we can't control about the spread of coronavirus. But these five steps will help you manage your fears and protect your health.

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We Answer Listeners' Questions About The Coronavirus

Monday, March 02, 2020

New cases of the coronavirus were identified in at least four states on Sunday: New York, Rhode Island, California and Washington. What kinds of precautions can you take to protect yourself?

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Hand-Washing And Other Tips To Limit Your Coronavirus Risk

Saturday, February 29, 2020

How do you prevent the spread of COVID-19? With the same technique to prevent other viruses: Properly washing your hands and being mindful of touching your face.

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