#CoronaVirus

Business & Finance | Business

How to Manage Salaries During Covid-19 | Inc.

Five strategies to make the best decisions about cutting salaries, furloughs, and layoffs, that are in the best interest of your employees and your business.

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

The $20 Solution to Coronavirus: ‘Anecdotal Evidence’ Is a Life-Saver | The American Spectator

Over the weekend, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency authorization for the use of  hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Simultaneously, the Department of Health and Human Services

News | current events

'Trump is right about the coronavirus. The WHO is wrong,' says Israeli expert - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic. He says the coronavirus could take some 13,000 lives in Israel – but there's cause for optimism

News | News

Cuomo speculates that quarantine may have backfired in some cases

Sweeping statewide quarantine orders may not have been the most effective strategy to combat the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo conceded on Thursday.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Dr. Marc Siegel describes HIV drug as 'very exciting' potential coronavirus treatment | Fox News

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Monday that an experimental drug typically used to treat HIV and breast cancer may be a promising treatment for the coronavirus.

Health & Fitness | Health

I'm a Rabbi and a Physician Assistant - This is why I want you to stay home

“Stay home. Save lives.” These words blinked on the overhead electronic traffic sign as I sped down the highway.

News | NEWS

101-Year-Old Holocaust And Spanish Flu Survivor Just Beat COVID-19

A 101-year-old man, identified as ‘Mr. P’ has been released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19 in the Italian city of Rimini. Mr. P., a WWII

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

New Jersey Man in Custody for Threatening to Beat Up Orthodox Jews Over Coronavirus Distancing

Anthony Lodespoto was arrested for allegedly threatening Orthodox Jews in Lakewood, New Jersey, over coronavirus distancing. Photo: Ocean County Jail. …

News | News

Rhode Island Governor Announces National Guard Will Go 'Door-to-Door' to Identify New Yorkers to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Rhode Island officials will patrol the highways and knock on doors, ordering anyone coming from New York into quarantine.

News | News

E.P.A., Citing Coronavirus, Drastically Relaxes Rules for Polluters

The agency said it would not penalize companies that violate rules on monitoring and reporting pollution discharges. 

News | News

Seattle Coronavirus Cases Beginning to Slow After Strict Stay-at-Home Measures

The city had the first reported case of the virus in the U.S., and has since been able to reduce the spread, early data shows.

News | NEWS

Coronavirus Vaccine Update: When Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Be Ready? These Programs Are Making Progress.

A true return to normalcy is unlikely without a widely-available coronavirus vaccine. There are currently at least 47 Covid-19 vaccine programs under way. Here are some to keep an eye on.

News | In The News

Coronavirus: National Guard transforms Los Angeles Convention Center into field hospital

A transformation is underway inside the Los Angeles Convention Center as members of the National Guard set up dozens of beds, preparing the center for use as a federal field hospital in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

How Coronavirus Is Transmitted

As coronavirus cases grow, here's what you need to know about how the virus spreads and how to protect your family.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

How Long Does Coronavirus Live on Surfaces?

Learn how long the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can live on your countertops, doorknobs, and other surfaces you regularly touch.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Federal agencies warned of ventilator shortages for nearly two decades | Fox News

While President Trump has faced criticism for states like New York being in short supply of ventilators, federal agencies have been predicting the need for more ventilators for nearly two decades.

News | In The News

Coronavirus fight New York Gov. Cuomo issues nationwide call for doctors and nurses

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said "what you see us going through here, you will see happening all across the country."

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

Will Warm Weather Slow Down the Coronavirus? | Health

Influenza cases usually start to drop during springtime, but will warm weather slow down the coronavirus? Experts weigh in on whether warm weather will help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Wuhan residents say coronavirus figures released by China don't add up | Fox News

Chinese officials, desperate to recast the country as a global leader that has conquered the coronavirus, have been saying that its death rates are decreasing in the city of Wuhan. The problem, residents say, is that the numbers don't add up. 

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Everywhere Healthcare Workers Can Get Free Food Right Now

Healthcare workers deserve our thanks and admiration in the best of times, and a whole lot more than that right now.

Entertainment | Entertainment

President Trump Said: US Extends Social Distancing To April 30 In Hopes Of Restraining Deaths

President Trump on Sunday extended federal social distancing guidelines until the end of April.

Politics | Politics

Does President Trump Have the Power to Issue a Quarantine Order?

Although American citizens have what has been interpreted to be a fundamental right to travel between states, the federal government’s very limited power to curb such travel undoubtedly includes authority to prevent the spread of infectious diseases -- an

Miscellaneous | Passover

How to Cook for Passover with No Specialty Ingredients - Tips & Recipes for Coronavirus Cooking

There’s no question that Passover this year looks very different from usual for most of us.

Miscellaneous | Passover

Coronavirus Nixed Your Seder Plans? - These FAQs Are for You

with coronavirus curtailing travel plans and social
interactions, many are facing the prospect of celebrating Passover alone. Here's what you need to know.

Music | Music News

'I Love Rock 'n' Roll' songwriter Alan Merrill dies from coronavirus

Singer, guitarist, and songwriter Alan Merrill has died in New York as a result of the coronavirus at the age of 69.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Local doctor with Dignity Health Southern California says key differences between LA, New York play factor in spread of Covid-19

Dr. Testa says there are a few key differences between New York and LA that may be contributing to the volume of cases and the spread of the virus.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

30 Israeli medical tech solutions to fight coronavirus - ISRAEL21c

Whether it’s in diagnostics, treatment or care management, Israel's innovators are busy inventing and adapting technologies to ease the coronavirus burden on the world.

News | News

Barry Shaw - For many Israelis, it may not be the virus that kills them

Barry Shaw – For many Israelis, it may not be the virus that kills them As the China virus sweep its destructive path around the world, including in Israel, leaving health and medical experts advising governments and authorities to take radical meas

News | News

FSI - Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?

Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude, Stanford Health Policy's Eran Bendavid and Jay Bhattacharya write in this editorial published in the Wall Street Journal.

News | News

Trump announces 30-day extension of coronavirus guidelines

That's well past the president's Easter target to re-open parts of the country.

News | News

Coroanvirus: Holland recalls 600,000 masks imported from China - Business Insider

The Dutch Ministry of Health said on Saturday that it asked hospitals to return 600,000 face masks after they failed to meet safety requirements.

Business & Finance | Business

How Your Small Business Can Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic

How can small businesses survive the turbulent times coming ahead in 2020? Here are a few tips.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Coronavirus deaths Doubled To Over 2,000 Nationwide within Two Days

Report by: CNN :The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronav

Miscellaneous | Products

Outbreak forces See’s Candies to suspend production for 1st time since World War II | KTLA

See’s Candies, a California chocolate institution, is suspending production because of the coronavirus. It’s only the second time in See’s 99-year history that production has been interrupted, the first being when it was halted due to rationing during Wor

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

10 Ways To Look Professional, and Hide Your Pajamas, In a Video Conference Call

You don't have to wear pants without a stretchy waistband, but you should follow a few tips before joining a Zoom video call when working from home.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Asian Grocery Stores In The Time Of Coronavirus : LAist

Say hello to short(er) lines and extra provisions — but not necessarily a lot of rice.

News | News

Watch: Rabbi Sacks on Vayikra and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Watch: Rabbi Sacks on Vayikra and the Coronavirus Pandemic Here is a short D’var Torah from Rabbi Sacks on what we can learn about the Coronavirus pandemic from this week’s parsha of Vayikra. (As an explanation for the opening: we had a few te

Travel | Travel

Amid Coronavirus, the World's Top Tourist Destinations Are Empty - Condé Nast Traveler

Top tourist destinations like Times Square, the Eiffel Tower, and more are completely deserted right now.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

Apple launches informative COVID-19 app and website screener in partnership with FEMA and CDC

Apple is launching a new app and website to help inform Americans about how to stay safe and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Apple partnered with the CDC, FEMA, and the Coronavirus Task Force to develop the COVID-19 app and website. Read More

Travel | Travel Tips

These Virtual Tours of Europe's Famous Castles Will Make You Feel Like a Royal, Even in Your Pajamas

Google Arts & Culture is offerings virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous castles and palaces in Europe for people around the world to explore at home.

News | News

Disney’s U.S. Parks Will Be Closed Indefinitely

After an initial decision to remain open, Disneyland announced that its Southern California parks and resorts will close for coronavirus beginning on Monday, March 16.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Wearing face masks, protesters blocked the US southern border, telling Americans to 'stay home'

Politics | Politics

Trump uses Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators

President Trump on Friday used the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to produce ventilators to combat the coronavirus after days of hesitating to use the powers in the law.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

5 Ways to Lead During the Coronavirus Crisis

The world needs strong people to lead during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

America’s Largest Population of Holocaust Survivors Is Endangered by the Coronavirus as Crown Heights and Borough Park Shut Down

The pandemic inflicts miseries that are particular to each place it visits

News | News

Boris Johnson in self-isolation after catching coronavirus

Prime minister has mild symptoms and says he will still lead Covid-19 response

Health & Fitness | coronavirus

Dr. Allon Mordel Said Coronavirus Cases Rising, We Need 'more Of Everything'

New York City medical clinics are made a beeline for a basic "intonation point" at which they will come up short on crisis gear and basic supplies as they treat

News | News

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen - Coronavirus, God, and Science

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen – Coronavirus, God, and Science The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: When PM Benjamin Netanyahu said, in a March 21 TV interview, that “with God’s help we’ll get through” the corona

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Chabad: Coronavirus Resources & Inspiration - Insight & Commentary

No matter where we may live in this ever-shrinking world, almost everyone seems to be affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). As the days progress, the number of people impacted is increasing at an alarming rate with entire cities under quarantine.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

All the Celebrities Who Have Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, and basketball player Donovan Mitchell were among the first celebrities to test positive for coronavirus as the outbreak continues to spread. Actors Idris Elba and Kristofer Hivju now have the virus, along with Kevin Durant.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Coronavirus news: Watch these spring breakers’ phone signals disperse across the US

As of Thursday evening, more than 86,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the US, per the latest numbers from Johns Hopkins University. That makes the US now the epicenter of what's become a global pandemic.

News | In The News

Coronavirus Stimulus Checks Are Coming: Here's How to See If You Qualify

The federal government is offering financial support to Americans in the coming weeks. Here's how to find out how much you'll get.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Does Everyone Over 60 Need to Take the Same Coronavirus Precautions?

If you’re worried that older parents aren’t following rigorous enough precautions, don’t lecture them. Instead, ask how they’ve prepared.

News | News

Watch - Anti-Semitism and Coronavirus

Watch – Anti-Semitism and Coronavirus While the world is dealing with the Corona Pandemic… some see it as an opportunity to attack Israel with lies and anti-Semitic slurs. From BDS activist to far-right conspiracy theorist.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The virus spreading faster than coronavirus: Antisemitism - The Jerusalem Post

Social media seems to have exploded with antisemitic comments, ranging from “The Jews created coronavirus” to absurd false accusations that Israel has separate medical treatment for non-Jews.

News | News

Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'

The Prince of Wales, 71, has mild symptoms but "otherwise remains in good health," Clarence House says.

Music | Music

Neil Diamond remade Sweet Caroline and it's what this coronavirus world needs

Musician Neil Diamond reached out -- well not exactly -- on Twitter Sunday to give folks a little hope during these tense times.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: More Vital Info From Our Users - Joshua Namm

I wanted to give everyone an update and quick set of reference points provided by Moptu’s incredibly informative users. As we all settle into the new reality of life in self-Isolation, it’s more…

News | News

Former MK Dov Lipman Explains Israel's Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis

Former MK Dov Lipman Explains Israel’s Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis Israel’s political scene is on a knife-edge. With coronavirus sweeping Israel the need for a functioning government is more vital than ever. Calls for a vote to determi

News | News

Astounding Photos Show New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles Empty Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Photographers across the country are documenting an amazing sight: empty streets in some of the largest cities in the United States, if not the world, as places like New York, Illinois, California, and Louisiana beg residents to stay inside, practice soci

News | Interesting Links

Private Sector Thrives, Government Regulations Hurt, Capitalism Is Valuable in a Crisis

Commentary Even as there are pros and cons to the way the Trump administration has handled the CCP ...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram to remove coronavirus related content from recommendations

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Tuesday it would remove coronavirus-related content and accounts from recommendations and its "explore" option, unless posted by or belonging to credible health organizations.

News | News

Los Angeles to Start Testing High-Risk Residents for Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the city is making novel coronavirus testing available beginning Monday to high-risk residents who are showing...

News | Antisemitism Watch

Neo-Nazis Urge Supporters to Target Jews for Coronavirus Spread

A propaganda image shared online by neo-Nazis alleging that Jews are profiting financially from the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: ADL.org. Neo-Nazi …

News | News

Coronavirus Is Bringing Israel Together — and Help to the World

An Israeli police officer helps a Health Ministry inspector put on protective gear before they go up to the apartment …

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Tom Hanks Would Really, Really Like You To Shelter In Place

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson tested positive for COVID-19 in early March, and luckily they’re now on the mend; however, Hanks has some words of advice to help slow the spread of the disease.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

L.A. Chefs Offer Recipes, Online Cooking Classes

Nguyen Tran of Starry Kitchen and Lauren Koeppe of Create Hospitality are here to help you cook at home (and interact with people online while you do it).

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

20 Ways to Enjoy World-Class Art for Free Online

With just one click, you can be transported to thousands of museums around the world.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

This Pandemic is Not a Vacation

There have been a lot of discussions surrounding how to behave socially during the Covid 19 pandemic, yet a lot of the basic precautions are being ignored, and certain actions are affecting smaller communities across the globe. While we all should be self

News | In The News

Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: ‘We’re going to be fine’

A Nobel laureate predicted China's recovery weeks before it happened. Analyzing the numbers, he sees a much brighter global outcome than many experts.

Business & Finance | Business

The Great COVID-19 Panic of 2020 & Why Startups Shouldn't Worry - Newchip Accelerator

I'm writing to you from a "corona clinic" today experiencing this both as a patient and a stakeholder in the midst of it all. First off, I am not a licensed medical practitioner, nor professional, though I have seen an uptick in licenses "o

Science & Technology | Tech

The CDC launches a ‘coronavirus self-checker’ bot called Clara for people in the United States | TechCrunch

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention introduced a bot over the weekend to help people make decisions about what to do if they have potential symptoms of COVID-19. Called Clara, the “coronavirus self-checker” was created in partnership with

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Less travel, more talk: Startups use analytics to gauge virus impact | The Times of Israel

Israeli tech companies Moovit, Zencity, Tastewise use their tools to measure coronavirus effects on transportation, online sentiment, nutrition trends

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

A Minyan in the Time of Social Distancing

Fifteen of us gathered loosely around a streetlight to pray for my late mother.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Coronavirus symptoms: how quickly do they show and what to look out for

This guide on coronavirus symptoms, underpinned with advice from leading health experts, is designed to protect you and your family

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple’s Siri voice assistant now provides coronavirus advice - The Verge

Apple has updated Siri to provide information to people who are concerned they have COVID-19. Users can ask the voice assistant "Do I have coronavirus?" and it will offer advice based on the severity of the symptoms.

News | News

Kiryat Ata Volunteers and City Staff Deliver Food To Those in Isolation and Elderly

Kiryat Ata Volunteers and City Staff Deliver Food To Those in Isolation and Elderly As the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Israel worsens, United Hatzalah joined forces with Kiryat Ata city council to deliver food packages to those in need of financial

Politics | From CNN

California coronavirus: Crowds packed beaches despite shelter in place order

People descended on California beaches, hiking trails and parks over the weekend in open defiance of a state order to shelter in place and avoid close contact with others.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Tom Hanks Gives Major Update Following Coronavirus Diagnosis 2 Weeks After First Symptoms

Tom Hanks shared some good news on Twitter late Sunday, two weeks after he and Rita Wilson were diagnosed with the coronavirus. Hanks said the two 'feel better' and offered some inspiring words for his fans around the world. The couple were diagnosed with

Entertainment | Television

Jimmy Fallon to Continue Doing Self-Isolation Monologues From Home

Jimmy Fallon will continue to do monologues for The Tonight Show at his home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Books | Books

This App Lets You Download Free E-Books, Magazines, Comic Books, and Audiobooks From Your Library

With the Libby app, you can access your local library's collection of e-books and audiobooks for free without leaving home.

Business & Finance | Business

What's Plan B? The Lifeboat Strategy for Your Startup | Inc.

Ask yourself these four questions to lead your business through a time of uncertainty.

Business & Finance | Business

The Essential Guide to Business Continuity in a Crisis | Inc.

Inc.'s solutions center offers expert advice on handling panicked customers, interrupted supply chains, webinars, Zoom meetings, hyper kids, and a work environment that changes by the hour.

News | News

Nonprofits launch site for Asian Americans to report coronavirus-related racism

“We hope members of the AAPI community will report incidents they have experienced, which may range from microaggressions to incidents of racial profiling to hate violence,” the site's co-founder said.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

With Traditional Movie Theaters Closed, Drive-Ins Are Thriving

With the closing of traditional movie theaters due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, people are practicing social distancing at drive-ins.

News | News

New drug combo wiped out coronavirus in patients – BGR

A combination of two existing drugs is proving to be effective at eliminating the novel coronavirus in patients confirmed to have the infection.  Treatment with both hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, and the antibiotic azithromycin dramatically s

Sports | Golf

With dwindling golf options left in Monterey, a secret mission was in order

With many courses on the Monterey Peninsula shuttered due to coronavirus concerns, my golf buddy and I had to get creative.

News | News

#QuarantineLife is trending and it's the joy we need to get through this

If you're going a little stir-crazy, we've got just the thing - and it's called #QuarantineLife.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Coronavirus: How to safely take care of someone sick with COVID-19

Those who are infected and don’t require hospitalization are instructed to stay home, but most live with families, roommates and pets at home.

Music | Music

Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Subscribe To Sub Pop's YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/subpoprecords Mudhoney YouTube Playlist http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8D9D4C25F46...

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Here's what a 90-day 'stay home' order means for New Yorkers

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down and for people to remain indoors

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Coronavirus FAQs: Can I Go Running? Is Food Shopping Too Risky? What's Herd Immunity?

Each week we're answering pressing questions about the coronavirus pandemic. This week the topics range from outdoor exercise to ibuprofen.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Social distancing also applies to pets during coronavirus pandemic, veterinarian says

As the world is adapting to the new restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, a veterinarian says people should also be taking precautions when it comes to pets.

News | News

No Camels Israeli Innovation News - Coronavirus Tech Advances and More

No Camels Israeli Innovation News – Coronavirus Tech Advances and More Technion, Weizmann Institute Join Efforts To Accelerate Coronavirus Testing Rates Posted: 18 Mar 2020 09:29 AM PDT Two of Israel’s top universities are working to roll out test

News | News

Jack Cohen - Israel and Coronavirus

Jack Cohen – Israel and Coronavirus Israel is a small country and so it’s easier for it to take steps that are difficult for much larger countries like the US and China.  Yet, Israel has succeeded to act more drastically much sooner that most cou

Health & Fitness | Wheels

Why not encourage cycling during the coronavirus lockdown?

Bikes allows people to maintain isolation but provide important respite from being indoors

Entertainment | The Hometown

L.A. county health officials say it’s safe to walk, hike and bike outside amid coronavirus outbreak

Is it safe to walk, run, hike and bike outside? Is it recommended? Yes, say L.A. County Public Health officials. In fact, “take a walk” and “go for a hike” are at the top of the L.A. County Public Health Department’s “safe-to-do” list as the region’s figh

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to Abide by the 'Safer at Home' Order Issued by L.A. and the State

Forty million people have been asked to stay in their homes unless they need to leave for "essential" purposes

News | News

WHO official warns against calling it 'Chinese virus,' says 'there is no blame in this'

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned against referring to COVID-19 as the “Chinese virus,” saying that it could lead to racial profiling against Asians when “there is no blame in this.”

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

26 'Virtual' Things to Do for Angelenos Under Quarantine

The list includes everything from museum tours and public lectures to online cooking classes, a karaoke league, Instagram sound baths, and even a live feed of the blooming poppy fields in Antelope Valley.

News | News

The Perils of Mass Coronavirus Testing

The public health response to the new coronavirus continues to evolve rapidly, with states shutting down schools, restaurants, bars, vacation places, and even elections. At the same time, the...

News | News

Watch: Thousands Of Israelis applaud medical teams amid coronavirus outbreak

Israeli citizens express their appreciation for the doctors, nurses and other medical professionals on front lines of fight against COVID-19

Science & Technology | Technology

Robots deployed at Texas hotel to zap pathogens amid coronavirus outbreak

As the number of COVID-19 cases climbs, a robot designed as a powerful way to clean hospital rooms is being sent into hotel rooms.

News | News

Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing

Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing h/t to United with Israel Due to their experience in preparing emergency and crisis kits, Israel’s special needs soldiers have been recruited to pack coronavirus testing gear. Are there enough c

Music | Music

Coronavirus tips: The lost art of deep listening: Choose an album. Lose the phone. Close your eyes.

The experience of listening in solitude, without interruption or distraction, to albums from start to finish. With album recommendations, but it’s more about the closed-eyes experience.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Animal Shelters Seek People To Foster Pets During Coronavirus Pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

Social distancing got you feeling a bit lonely these days? If you've ever thought about fostering a pet, this is the time to do it.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Cuomo Says Trump Is Sending Navy ‘Hospital Ship’ to Aid N.Y. Coronavirus Effort

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the U.S. Navy would be sending its 1,000-bed USNS Comfort floating hospital ship to New York

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Convincing Boomer Parents to Take the Coronavirus Seriously | The New Yorker

COVID-19 poses a unique threat to an age group that, whether they admit it or not, includes them.

Politics | Politics

Chinese scientists destroyed proof of virus in December

Chinese laboratories identified a mystery virus as a highly infectious new pathogen by late December last year, but they were ordered to stop tests, destroy samples and suppress the news, a Chinese

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

In This Time of Panic, We Look to Generation X for Inspiration

Keep calm and put on some flannel.

Music | Music

Amazon Halts CD and Vinyl Orders Amid Coronavirus Outbreak | Pitchfork

To meet demand for essentials, the retail giant will not restock CDs and LPs until further notice

News | In The News

Here’s what to do if you lose work due to COVID-19 in California

With schools closed and streets cleared, many Californians — like much of the country — saw their employment suddenly come into question this week as fears of COVID-19 spread. As stores, theaters, …

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

America’s Restaurants Will Need a Miracle - The Atlantic

If we fail to help them immediately, their crisis will be the entire economy’s crisis.

News | News

Israeli virologist urges world leaders to calm public, slams 'unnecessary panic'

'People think this virus is going to attack them all, and then they're all going to die,' says Prof. Jihad Bishara. 'Not at all. In fact, most of those infected won't even know it'

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How About Some Good News? Coronavirus Can't Be Passed From Mom To Newborn, Study Finds

Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth, a new study finds.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

MIT Study: Washing Hands Thoroughly Key To Slowing Outbreaks, Especially At Airports - Study Finds

It can seem like an insignificant gesture in the face of everything that's been happening in the world, but according to a recent MIT study, the power to make difference is quite literally in the palm of your hand.

News | News

Coronavirus: During a Tough Time, Some Useful Advice From Our Users.

I’m the co-founder of the only social platform, Moptu, designed to share the articles we all read online every day.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Here Are 18 Things You Can Do if You’re “Social Distancing” at Home

2020 is canceled due to the Coronavirus—but here’s your opportunity to take advantage of time spent at home.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Grocery rules for your coronavirus lockdown: Buy beans, freeze milk, don't hoard, and more

These are the best foods to buy when you know you're going to be stuck at home for awhile but don't want to sacrifice a healthy diet.

News | News

Uber suspends shared rides in U.S. and Canada

Uber has suspended pooled rides in the U.S. and Canada due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Coronavirus causes LA’s Philippe the Original to close for first time in more than 100 years

Philippe the Original in Los Angeles, is always bustling with locals and tourists in search of the Chinatown mainstay’s french dipped sandwiches. But not on Monday or in the near future.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Facebook announces $100 million program for small businesses impacted by coronavirus

Facebook said the grants will be available for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. That would be an average of $3,333 per business.

Sports | Sports

Kentucky Derby being postponed due to coronavirus, reports say - CBS News

Sources say the race won't be run until September 5. It would be the first time in 75 years that it won't be run on the first Saturday in May.

News | News

Life in San Francisco area screeches to a halt amid shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, people were advised to avoid large gatherings. Californians adjusted. Life went on. Kids went to school, some people worked from home, but mostly it was business...

Health & Fitness | Health News

CDC Guidelines: Prevention of Coronavirus Disease

The best way to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New Israeli App Alerts Users If They've Been Exposed To Coronavirus

Track Virus crosschecks a user's paths with those of confirmed COVID-19 patients as listed by the Health Ministry.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

New York's Kosher Restaurants Feeling the Pinch as Coronavirus Pandemic Closes Bars, Eateries Across City

An empty street is seen in Manhattan borough of New York City, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), …

Psychology | Psychology

Working from home? Here’s why getting dressed is more important than you think

Working from home in pyjamas may sound like the dream, but is it really the best approach when it comes to our productivity and mental health? We asked an expert to explain.

News | News

First Person Injected With Trial Coronavirus Vaccine In Seattle

43-year old Jennifer Haller from Seattle was the first person to be injected with a new trial coronavirus vaccine on Monday. Researchers will follow her and 44 other people for 12 months to evaluate the vaccine.

Entertainment | The Hometown

How coronavirus issued a stunning last call (for a while) for beloved LA watering holes, from Formosa Cafe to Casa Vega

A reporter’s brief pub crawl Monday was more like a crawl through a ghost town of locked doors and empty rooms.

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

Donatella Versace and daughter Allegra donate €200K to fight coronavirus in Italy

Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck have donated €200,000 to Milan's San Raffaele hospital to aid in the fight against coronavirus in Italy.

Health & Fitness | Health

How to Clean Your Germy Laptop in 4 Easy Steps

All it takes is a can of compressed air and a little homemade computer cleaner to keep coronavirus and other germs away from your laptop.

Entertainment | Humor

Honest Government Ad | Coronavirus: Flatten The Curve

The Government has made an ad about the Coronavirus and its surprisingly honest and informative. ???? READ THIS NOW: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-...

Politics | Healthcare

Italians over 80 'will be left to die' as country overwhelmed by coronavirus

Coronavirus victims in Italy will be denied access to intensive care if they are aged 80 or more or in poor health should pressure on beds increase, a document prepared by a crisis management unit in Turin propose. Some patients denied intensive care will

Miscellaneous | Judaism

10 Things You Can Do for People in Quarantine

Even now there are many things that we can safely do to help others.

News | News

Eerily empty freeways: A symbol of how the coronavirus has hurt Los Angeles - Los Angeles Times

Free-flowing traffic across Los Angeles seems more a cause for mourning than celebration as the region grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.