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From Camping To Dining Out: Here's How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The weather is warming up and public spaces are starting to reopen. How do you decide what's safe to do? We have guidance to help you compare and evaluate the risks.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Can I Catch It Through My Eyes? Will Goggles Help?

Friday, May 22, 2020

What's the risk of contracting the virus through the eyes? And in what situations would protective eyewear be helpful?

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Coronavirus FAQs: How Risky Is It To Fly? Is There Any Way To Reduce The Risks?

Friday, May 15, 2020

As places around the world begin reopening, people are thinking about flying again — and wondering if it's safe.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Do Temperature Screenings Help? Can Mosquitoes Spread It?

Friday, May 08, 2020

And as summer nears, the question must be asked: Is it risky from a COVID-19 standpoint to go in a swimming pool?

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French Doctors Find COVID-19 Case From December — A Month Before 1st Known Case There

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

"This is important because to fight a virus, you need to know its life cycle," says Dr. Yves Cohen. "This case will allow us to better understand the evolution of the virus on French soil."

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Rick Bright, Former Top Vaccine Scientist, Files Whistleblower Complaint

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Bright says he was removed from his post as a high-ranking federal scientist focused on vaccines because of his reluctance to promote drugs such as hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients.

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New York City Is Latest To Close Some Streets To Cars, Making More Space For People

Monday, May 04, 2020

The move to limit car access on seven miles of streets comes amid pressure to allow more room for people to exercise while maintaining social distance to stem coronavirus transmission.

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Florida Enters 1st Phase Of Reopening As Some Restrictions Lift In All But 3 Counties

Monday, May 04, 2020

Under the new order, restaurants and retail stores can open. It does not extend to the three most populous counties, all in South Florida, which are home to most of the state's confirmed cases.

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Coronavirus FAQS: What's A Pulse Oximeter? Is It A Good Idea To Buy One?

Friday, May 01, 2020

A simple medical device has suddenly become a hot pic. Here's what doctors have to say about the pulse oximeter's possible role at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Shows Promise For Treating Coronavirus In NIH Study

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The preliminary results showed that hospitalized patients who received remdesivir recovered 31% faster. Dr. Anthony Fauci hailed the findings as "quite good news."

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Coronavirus FAQs: Does A Bigger Dose Make You Sicker? Can You Go To The Dentist?

Friday, April 24, 2020

We also discuss the phenomenon of symptom-free cases — how many are there, do we know how much of a role they play in spreading the virus?

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National Security Adviser O'Brien Alleges WHO Is 'Propaganda Tool For The Chinese'

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Robert O'Brien said the White House doesn't know if money from China influenced the organization's decision-making, "but there are very few explanations for the way the WHO has conducted itself."

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Israel's Netanyahu Wins Bid To Remain As Prime Minister In Deal With Election Rival

Monday, April 20, 2020

The right-wing leader would stay in office until October 2021, when the role would pass to centrist Benny Gantz. The agreement is set to break the deadlock Israel has faced over three elections.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Can Sunlight Kill The Virus? How Risky Is An Elevator Ride?

Friday, April 17, 2020

In this week's installment, we also look at how to handle that inevitable moment — you need a plumber or electrician or another repairperson to come to your home.

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White House Plan For Reopening States Leaves Testing Question Unanswered

Friday, April 17, 2020

The plan describes three phases of loosening social restrictions. Experts say the guidance lacks firm goals and thresholds for testing and leaves states to answer many questions on their own.

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In Germany, Some Shops Will Reopen Next Week, But Social Distancing Continues

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The government is also strongly recommending, but not requiring, that face masks are worn on public transit and while shopping.

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Emirates Airline Begins Conducting Rapid COVID-19 Tests For Boarding Passengers

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The testing began with passengers on a flight from Dubai to Tunisia on Wednesday. The airline says it is the first to roll out rapid testing.

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Trump Says He Will Halt WHO Funding, Pending Review

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The president has been sharply critical of the World Health Organization. "As the organization's leading sponsor, the United States has a duty to insist on full accountability," he said Tuesday.

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In Europe, Cautious Steps Away From Coronavirus And Toward Normalcy

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Thousands of shops have reopened in Austria, and Denmark's elementary schools and day cares will be open Wednesday. Governments are aiming to bolster their economies without endangering their people.

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Tour De France Sets New Dates Following Macron's Ban On Gatherings Until Mid-July

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The three-week cycling race will now begin in late August. Organizers dismissed the idea of holding the Tour while banning spectators from lining the course.

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