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Georgia Beginning To Reopen Its Economy, Lifting Some Coronavirus-Crisis Limits

Monday, April 20, 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp cited favorable data and more testing in his decision to reopen businesses such as gyms, tattoo parlors and hair salons this Friday. Pennsylvania and Tennessee also announced changes.


Coronavirus Cases Continue To Climb In The U.S. And Around The World

Sunday, April 19, 2020

More than 32,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the U.S. on Saturday, as the nation's death toll crossed 41,000.


Mass. Governor Warns 'Don't Leave Anything Unsaid' With Loved Ones During Coronavirus

Thursday, April 16, 2020

In a press conference on Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker got emotional when talking about the loss of end-of-life rituals during the pandemic.


New Survey Highlights Racial Disparities In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

People of color and lower-income populations are more concerned about contracting coronavirus and spreading it unknowingly to others.


Coronavirus Fears Prompt Suspensions Of Bans On Single-Use Plastic Bags

Monday, April 13, 2020

Manufacturers, lawmakers and grocery store workers say the reusable bags could transmit the virus, but according to scientists there aren't enough studies to know whether that's true.


Starbucks Now Requires Employees To Wear Face Coverings At Work

Monday, April 06, 2020

Starting Tuesday, employees must wear face coverings. Those who don't have their own, the company created a tutorial on how to make one using store supplies.


Australian Officials Launch Criminal Investigation Into Ruby Princess Cruise Ship

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Nearly 2,700 passengers aboard the Ruby Princess left the ship freely, though some were experiencing flu-like symptoms.


Pope Francis Livestreams Palm Sunday Mass In An Empty St. Peter's Amid The Pandemic

Sunday, April 05, 2020

In what the Vatican said was a historic first, Palm Sunday Mass was celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica without a congregation. Pope Francis was the sole celebrant.


The 1918 Flu Pandemic Was Brutal, Killing As Many As 100 Million People Worldwide

Thursday, April 02, 2020

"We had no ICUs at that time. We had no antivirals, had no vaccines for flu. We had no idea that the flu was even a virus at that time," one scholar said. But social distancing helped then too.


National Guardsman Is First Service Member To Die After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Monday, March 30, 2020

The Department of Defense said the New Jersey Army National Guardsman had been hospitalized since March 21 and died on Saturday.


One Way to Help Strapped Hospitals? Print PPE Using 3D Printers

Saturday, March 28, 2020

As coronavirus cases soar globally and medical workers face a dearth of protective gear, citizens are stepping up in unique ways to combat the health crisis.


Commercial Fishermen Struggle To Survive In The Face Of Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Commercial fishermen are fighting to stay afloat while restaurants and global markets are shutting down to contain the spread of the virus.


VA Wants Retired Health Care Workers Back To Treat Surge In Vets With Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

In the last days, the VA has put out calls on social media for retired doctors and nurses to return to work.


First Immigrant Detained By ICE Tests Positive For Coronavirus At New Jersey Jail

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The man, a 31-year-old Mexican national, is quarantined and receiving care, according to ICE. Advocates fear that coronavirus could spread quickly in facilities where immigrant detainees are jailed.


A Check-Up On California's Efforts To Combat Climate Change

Saturday, March 14, 2020

California has some of the most aggressive climate policies in the country. The state has had both successes and challenges in meeting its ambitious climate goals.


LGBTQ Youth Fight For Equality In Sex Ed In South Carolina Classrooms

Sunday, March 01, 2020

A 32-year-old law makes it illegal for teachers in that state to speak about queer relationships, unless it's about sexually transmitted infections. But a federal lawsuit could change that.


Wreck's Identification 95 Years After Ship's Disappearance Puts Theories To Rest

Sunday, February 09, 2020

As it turns out, neither the Bermuda Triangle nor aliens are to blame for the Cotopaxi's sinking. It took Michael Barnette 15 years of research to identify the ship, which went down with 32 people.


Doulas Are Becoming Part Of The End-Of-Life Equation

Friday, January 03, 2020

According to The New England Journal of Medicine, more people are choosing to die at home rather than in a hospital. It's a trend that's shifting how we think about care at the end of life.


Esports Programs Plug Students Into Careers

Sunday, December 22, 2019

At Shenandoah University, students are learning the ins and outs of the esports business.


Budding Hemp Farmers Struggle To Find Success In The 'Green Rush'

Saturday, November 16, 2019

CBD products are found everywhere from gas stations to drugstores. A record number of farmers are growing hemp for CBD this year, but making money has proved challenging.