#Coronavirus

Politics | Politics

Alexandria rape suspect freed due to coronavirus kills accuser: police

Police in Virginia say that a rape suspect who was released from jail in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic went on to kill the woman who had accused him.

News | The News

Flying during coronavirus pandemic: Florida CEO has been on 33 flights this year, and stayed safe

A Florida-based CEO who has flown more than two dozen times this year says he protects himself from coronavirus while traveling by wearing multiple layers of disposable gloves and exposing the “least amount of skin as possible.”

Entertainment | Humor

What Does America’s Coronavirus Response Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion

The United States leads the world in Covid-19 deaths, nearing 150,000 lost lives. The unemployment figures brought on by the pandemic are mind-boggling. The ...

News | News

Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel To Launch Human Trials For COVID-19 Vaccine After High Holidays

Israeli researchers from the Israel Institute for Biological Research expect to begin trials on humans for their COVID-19 vaccine candidate this fall.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19? | WIRED

Indoor-air experts think: Sure, maybe. Why the hell not? We convinced the CEO of an air filter company to give it a try.

Business & Finance | Business

Sales Tactics to Survive the Extended Effects of the Pandemic

The default setting for growth for most ambitious companies is to try to win new logos. Find new customers, sign new deals, and build the company on the back of this steady stream of new business.

Health & Fitness | Health

Coronavirus vaccine likely won’t be as effective in obese people, experts say

A coronavirus vaccine, once found, likely won't be as effective in protecting people who are obese, researchers have warned.

Health & Fitness | Covid-19 News

Why some people who haven't had Covid-19 might already have some immunity

The immune systems of some people who have not been exposed to the novel coronavirus could have some familiarity with the pathogen -- possibly helping to reduce the severity of illness if that person does get Covid-19, a new study suggests.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

US Reports Smallest Daily CCP Virus Case Increase in 4 Weeks

The United States on Sunday saw the lowest daily CCP virus case increase in around 4 weeks, reporting more than 47,000 new cases, according to a report.

News | News

What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion

Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

Politics | Donald Trump

Ten More Lies About President Trump’s Response to the Coronavirus

Back in March, I posted “The Top 10 Lies About President Trump’s Response to the Coronavirus.”

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

One-Third of New York’s Small Businesses May Be Gone Forever - The New York Times

Small-business owners said they have exhausted federal and local assistance and see no end in sight after months of sharp revenue drops. Now, many are closing their shops and restaurants for good.

Business & Finance | Business

US Reports Smallest Daily CCP Virus Case Increase in 4 Weeks

The United States on Sunday saw the lowest daily CCP virus case increase in around 4 weeks, reporting more than 47,000 new cases, according to a report.

News | News

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

What happens if your bar doesn’t fit in CA’s reopening plan? Smuggler’s Cove doesn’t know

Smuggler's Cove has the largest rum selection in the country. It has multiple "Best Bars in America" nods. And it has an unparalleled movie set-caliber interior. What it doesn't have, though, is any idea of whether it'll ever be able to open again.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

LA County Sees Hopeful Signs Amid Coronavirus Surge – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles County, which recently appeared headed for another lockdown amid escalating coronavirus cases, now is seeing fewer hospitalizations and a lower...

Politics | Politics

States Have Spent Little of $150 Billion COVID Relief Fund

State and local governments have spent less than a quarter of the relief funds earmarked to help them fight the coronavirus, a recently released report from the Treasury Department indicates.

News | News

Hydroxychloroquine Is 'the Key to Defeating COVID-19', Says Yale Epidemiologist

Harvey Risch, a Yale professor of epidemiology, says that hydroxychloroquine is "the key to defeating COVID-19" in a Newsweek op-ed published this past week.

News | News

Saturate OC revival meeting held in Huntington Beach despite city orders to cancel

City officials say event organizers are violating state-mandated safety measures such as social distancing and wearing masks. About 300-400 participants attended.

News | News

The U.S. Military Won’t Return to Business as Usual After the Pandemic - War on the Rocks

As America logs record-breaking numbers of daily COVID-19 infections and deaths, the U.S. military is far from immune. In the first half of July,

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Breastfeeding and coronavirus: Mothers with COVID-19 unlikely to pass virus if they use proper hygiene | Fox News

Mothers with coronavirus are unlikely to pass disease through breastfeeding to their infants, according to a New York-based study

Entertainment | Humor

If You Don’t Know, Now You Know - COVID-19 vs. 1918 Spanish Flu | The Daily Social Distancing Show

A look at how America is making the same mistakes with COVID in 2020 as it did with the Spanish Flu in 1918. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #Coronavirus Donate to su...

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Covid-19 Patients No Longer Need Tests to End Isolation - The New York Times

Under new guidelines from the C.D.C., recovering coronavirus patients should be free to resume normal activity after 10 days, if they have no fever or other symptoms.

Music | Music

Jesse Malin on New York's Club Crisis: 'Very Few Venues Are Going to Be Able to Survive'

New York rock veteran and bar owner says he’s “never seen anything like this” in his 40-year career

News | News

Protests Helped Save Black-Owned Business That Coronavirus Nearly Killed

When coronavirus killed foot traffic at Tommy Rhine's downtown Denver cobbler shop, he fell behind on rent. A "Black owned business" sign in his shop window during protests led to lots of business.

News | The News

Need More Reasons Not to Trust Dr. Fauci? Here You Go

Dr. Fauci said New York handled coronavirus correctly. But here are even more reasons not to trust him.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Lockdowns were 'big mistake,' crippled economy and haven't 'done much' to curb COVID-19: Rand Paul | Fox News

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told “Fox News Rundown Podcast” on Wednesday that he thinks coronavirus lockdowns were “a big mistake,” adding that they led to a crippling of the economy and haven’t “done much to the virus.”

News | The News

DOJ says Chinese hackers targeted coronavirus vaccine research - POLITICO

The hackers allegedly breached defense contractors and stole sensitive military information, prosecutors said.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

First human trial of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine shows promise | Fox Business

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials in healthy volunteers, data showed on Monday.

News | News

Teachers are so worried about returning to school that they're preparing wills

Back-to-school is looking a little different for many teachers nationwide this year, as they grapple with returning to their classrooms amid a pandemic. Added to their list of concerns: Death.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Dr. Janette Nesheiwat: The benefits of having children in classrooms far outweigh the risk of COVID-19 | Fox News

The benefits of having children in classrooms "far outweigh" the risk of coronavirus, Fox News Medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat asserted Saturday.

News | News

Utah public hearing on schools dismissed after angry parents pack room without masks

A public hearing over a mask order for Utah students erupted into pandemonium after a crowd of angry parents refused to wear mask or socially distance.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Hydroxychloroquine Has about 90 Percent Chance of Helping COVID-19 Patients - AAPS | Association of American Physicians

In a letter to Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) presents a frequently updated table of studies that report results of treating COVID-19 with the anti-malaria drugs chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroqui

Politics | Media Watch

What the Media Won't Tell You About the United States' Coronavirus Case Fatality Rate

Without fail, the media seems intent on making America out to be the lone failure in the world in the battle against the coronavirus.

News | News

Woman wants half of $100K donated to Starbucks barista

She posted a photo of a barista who asked her to wear a mask, then $100,000 was donated to that barista. Now, she wants half of that.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Existing drug may downgrade COVID threat to common cold level -- Jerusalem study | The Times of Israel

Hebrew University professor says he's worked out what makes the raging virus so vicious, and how to fix it using an anti-cholesterol med; no human testing done yet

News | In The News

Los Angeles "Close" to Full Shutdown, Mayor Says - LA Weekly

Los Angeles County saw more business shutdowns Monday due to COVID-19 and Mayor Eric Garcetti warned that the L.A. is on the cusp of a full shutdown. 

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Hong Kong virologist claiming coronavirus cover-up tells 'Bill Hemmer Reports': 'We don't have much time' | Fox News

A Hong Kong virologist who fled to the U.S. earlier this year told "Bill Hemmer Reports" in an exclusive interview Monday that that lives could have been saved if the Chinese government hadn't censored her work.

Travel | Travel

How To Plan A Road Trip During COVID-19 This Summer

You need to get out of the house, we get it. But is it safe to travel this summer? Where can you travel to? And what do you need to know before hitting the open highway? Here's a guide to the great road trip of 2020 including what you need to pack and the

Family & Parenting | Kids

Study from the New England Journal of Medicine Shows the Only Reason for Keeping Children Home from School is Politics

The results from a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine show that the only reason children are being kept from school due to the China coronavirus is politics. The New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a study on the Chi

Politics | Media Watch

Sweden's Death Toll Hits Zero, Media Calls It a Failure

The narrative is official, if you don't lock down your country, destroy civil liberties and the economy, you're a failure. Success in fighting the Wuhan Virus is measured in indefinitely prolonging the crisis, not in actually dealing with it.

News | News

'This is a war': the coronavirus disaster in California's hardest-hit – and poorest – county

About 17 patients are airlifted out of Imperial county every day, as the virus takes a devastating toll on Latino residents

News | News

NY study finds hydroxychloroquine may have saved COVID-19 patients’ lives - ThinkPol

Treatment with controversial anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine may have reduced deaths in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to results of a peer-rev

Miscellaneous | Opinion

'Tax us': Ultra-rich call for higher taxes to aid coronavirus recovery

Disney heiress Abigail Disney is among the millionaires calling for governments to impose higher taxes on the wealthy to help fund the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Herd Immunity: What Is It and Can It End The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Herd immunity is when a large part of the population is immune to a specific disease. Find out how it affects infectious diseases like COVID-19.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Luc Montagnier HIV Nobel Prize Winner Says Virus "Bio-engineered" in Lab 黄艳玲 17/04/20 - YouTube

2008 Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier says that COVID-19 coronavirus disease was artificially created in a lab by biologists working on an AIDS vaccine. htt...

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Should Kids Go Back to School? Why the AAP Says Yes

Find out why the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement supporting a return to school in the fall.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Dr. Atlas: Coronavirus surges linked mostly to protests -- and proximity to US-Mexico border | Fox News

The recent surges in U.S. coronavirus cases can be traced to two key factors -- crowds of protesters and proximity to the U.S.-Mexico border, Dr. Scott Atlas, a senior fellow at The Hoover Institution, said Saturday night.

News | News

New York City reports zero COVID-19 deaths for first time since pandemic hit | TheHill

New York City on Sunday reported zero new coronavirus deaths for the first time since early March, a milestone that comes as the virus spikes in other parts of the country.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

(PDF) Uncanny similarity of unique inserts in the 2019-nCoV spike protein to HIV-1 gp120 and Gag

PDF | We are currently witnessing a major epidemic caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019- nCoV). The evolution of 2019-nCoV remains elusive. We... | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate

Entertainment | Entertainment

Trevor Noah: Responding to the moment

When the pandemic shut down his studio, Trevor Noah took "The Daily Show" online, and for the stand-up comic it's become a stand-out moment. Jim Axelrod repo...

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to decide whether to send kids back to school during the pandemic - Insider

Emily Oster collected data from childcare centers that stayed open during the pandemic and found low rates of the coronavirus among staff and kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kids and COVID-19

This explainer will tackle two questions: How risky is COVID-19 for children? And, how good are they at spreading the virus?

Food & Drink | LA Spots

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warns of possible new stay-at-home order

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is warning of another set of stay-at-home orders if COVID-19 hospitalization and infection rates continue to rise.

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

COVID-19 and blood type: What's the link?

Scientists are finding evidence that blood type may be a risk factor for COVID-19. In one study, people with Type A blood were more likely to be hospitalized.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Dr. Oz assesses ranking of COVID-19 risk factors: How to make wise decisions for your family | Fox News

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Thursday that he loves the fact that medical groups are speaking about the most coronavirus risk activities to help families.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How Long Does Coronavirus Last? What to Expect if You Contract COVID-19

How long does a case of coronavirus last? Find out the COVID-19 symptoms to expect day by day if you contract the virus, according to experts.

Health & Fitness | Health

Dr. Scott Atlas disputes COVID-19 fear mongering tactics from our health officials

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – As coronavirus cases continue to increase across the United States, health officials and Democrat politicians seem to be using that statistic to fear monger and justify closure orders. Dr. Scott Atlas of the Hoover Institute, discussed

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Parents Are Choosing Home School Over School At Home During Pandemic

Parents are opting to home-school their children because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but experts say it might not be for everyone.

News | News

Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4th

In a speech given at Mount Rushmore on the eve of July 4th, the President denounced protestors who removed Confederate statues and announced he would establish a "National Garden Of American Heroes."

Science & Technology | Tech News

COVID-KG uses AI to scan thousands of studies to answer doctors' coronavirus questions | VentureBeat

In a new paper, researchers from Columbia, Brandeis, Darpa, UCLA, UIUC, and elsewhere describe an AI framework that answers questions about COVID-19.

News | News

Study finds hydroxychloroquine helped coronavirus patients survive better - CNN

Hydroxychloroquine helped Covid-19 patients, a study in Detroit found.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Rethinking Youth Suicide Prevention During COVID

Remote schooling, the economic downturn, and potential sickness also play a role in stress and risk levels.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Hydroxychloroquine Lowers COVID-19 Death Rate, US Study Finds

The anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine lowers the death rate of COVID-19 patients, U.S. researchers have said.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Pediatricians Call for Children to Be ‘Physically Present’ in Schools This Fall

U.S. Pediatrics have called for all children to be physically back to their schools in the fall as that is essential for their development and well being.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Their best shots: Israeli efforts to invent a coronavirus vaccine, explained

With healthy hamsters and happy politicians, the Jewish state's research is going full steam ahead, and boasting of a breakthrough

News | News

Senate passes PPP extension through August - Axios

The House still needs to pass the Senate version of the bill, and Trump will need to sign.

Science & Technology | Science

Is Coronavirus Burning Out After 20% of a Population Is Infected? | RealClearScience

More than half a million people have died from COVID-19 globally. It is a major tragedy, but perhaps not on the scale some initially feared. And there are finally signs that the pandemic is...

Family & Parenting | Kids

U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

The dangers of social isolation outweigh the risks of in-person classes for most children, says the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Dr. Pavel Marichal Gallardo From The Hometown Of Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek who is is a Mexican and American film actress has shared a post for Dr. Pavel Marichal Gallardo. She said that Pavel Marichal Gallardo is from my hometown Coatzacoalcos.

Business & Finance | Business

The PPP Ends Today. Here's What's Next | Inc.

The latest bill wending its way through Congress is a much more targeted version of the Paycheck Protection Program. Here's an early look.

Health & Fitness | Health

N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks | | Blogs | CDC

CDC - Blogs - NIOSH Science Blog – N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks -

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Broadway to Remain Closed for the Rest of the Year Due to Coronavirus

The Broadway League is is offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for all performances through Jan. 3, 2021

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Is It Safe to Go Out to Eat?

When you’re going out to eat, the CDC suggests that you ahead, not only for reservations, but to confirm that COVID-19 safety measures are being followed.

News | In The News

California orders bars closed in seven counties as coronavirus surges

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered seven counties, including Los Angeles, to shutter bars Sunday as new coronavirus cases surge in the state.

News | News

Trader Joe's Shopper Caught On Camera Ranting, Calling People 'Democratic Pigs' After Being Told To Wear A Mask

A shopper at a North Hollywood Trader Joe's was filmed having an angry outburst after being told to wear a mask inside the store.

Entertainment | Humor

Florida's Anti-Maskers Are Taking a Stand | NowThis

‘I don’t wear a mask for the same reason I don’t wear underwear: Things gotta breathe.’ — Anti-maskers in Florida are warning of satanism, pedophilia, and ev...

Business & Finance | Business

An Alarming 53 Percent of U.S. Restaurants Are Now Permanently Closed, According to Yelp

Half of the restaurants that were on the food rating site in March of 2020 aren’t coming back.

News | Israel Around The World

Israel and UAE to Cooperate in Fight Against Coronavirus

An Etihad Airways plane is seen on the tarmac after landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, June …

News | In The News

Apple temporarily re-closes 14 more Florida stores as COVID-19 numbers surge

After closing stores across four states, this was no doubt a bit of an inevitable: Following reporting earlier today, Apple has confirmed that it will be shutting down an additional 14 stores in Florida, joining the two it closed last week. The company se

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Massachusetts report on 76 veterans home deaths describes coronavirus errors; boss fired | Fox News

Problems at a Massachusetts veterans home -- where 76 deaths were linked to a coronavirus outbreak -- began when patients from two dementia units were combined into one, a 174-page state report says.

Travel | Travel

Your Summer Travel Plans Are Turning You Into Your Parents

It's the summer of the RV and car camping; car-hops and drive-ins. And basically, we're all just turning into our parents.

Health & Fitness | Health News

COVID-19 Can Cause Loss of Smell, And Scientists Finally Discovered Why


From the first reports coming out of Wuhan, Iran and later Italy, we knew that losing your sense of smell (anosmia) was a significant symptom of the disease. Now, after months of reports, both anecdotal and more rigorous clinical findings, we think

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Why officials aren't alarmed by spiking coronavirus numbers - Los Angeles Times

Bartenders over the weekend began mixing drinks, gyms turned on elliptical machines and nail salons began polishing away as Los Angeles County reopened more of its economy even as coronavirus cases continued to rise.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

WHO: No 'live' coronavirus found in breast milk, recommends breastfeeding, report says | Fox News

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Friday that coronavirus positive mothers who breastfeed are not at risk of transmitting the virus to their infant through their milk.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

CDC Chief: CCP Virus Cases Across US Are ‘Plateauing’

The top U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official said the United States has the capability ...

Travel | Travel

Road Trip Alert: Travel To Or Through These States Can Mean You Need To Self-Quarantine

Are you welcome in the state you're heading? Here's what to know before you go.

Psychology | Psychology

Reopening? Learn How to Help Your Employees Feel Safe Psychologically

You can provide all the PPE you want, but it's also crucial that your employees are emotionally secure in their workplace.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

McEnany hits media for health concerns over rally: ‘You should exhibit that same concern for the protesters’ | Fox N

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany faced a barrage of questions from the media on Wednesday over coronavirus concerns ahead of President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday -- but the Trump aide pushed back by asking why they didn't expr

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Mask Hysteria: Are We Going Too Far? | MedPage Today

Kevin Campbell believes media and politicians use masking as a way to fear monger

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Widely Available Drug Improves Survival From COVID-19: Researchers

A cheap drug that's widely available reduces the chance of dying from COVID-19, researchers said.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Detroit newspaper: Data showing Michigan coronavirus spike 'misleading' | Fox News

As the country continues to reopen, various media outlets have been quick to point out a spike in coronavirus cases for the state of Michigan. The Detroit Free Press, however, begged to differ and published a breakdown of the numbers on Thursday, describ

Science & Technology | Science

You Can Get up Close to This Coronavirus—It's Made of Glass | WIRED

But maybe not too close.  Luke Jerram's glass statues won't make you sick, but they could still take your eye out.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

A German shepherd is first dog in the U.S. to test positive for the coronavirus

Three cats have previously tested positive in the U.S., but experts say the risk to pets remains low.

Politics | Censorship

Facebook Will Remove Content Organizing Protests Against Stay-at-Home Orders, Zuckerberg Says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday said the tech giant is removing posts that look to promote or organize protests against stay-at-home orders

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Largest Statistically Significant Study by 6,200 Multi-Country Physicians on COVID-19 Uncovers Treatment Patterns and Pu

Widespread confusion, conflicting reports, inconsistent testing, and off-indication use of existing and experimental drugs has resulted in no single s

Business & Finance | Business

4 Things to Check to See If Your Business Is Ready to Reopen | Inc.

As non-essential businesses prepare to resume operations, recognizing the signs that your business is--or isn't--ready to reopen is a crucial next step.

News | News

New Zealand says Coronavirus ‘eliminated’ and life can resume without restrictions

New Zealand lifted all social and economic restrictions except border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus, one of the first countries in the world to return to pre-pandemic normality.

News | NEWS

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' WHO says

Government responses should focus on detecting and isolating infected people with symptoms, said the WHO's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Major Hydroxychloroquine Study Retracted: ‘We Deeply Apologize’

A top journal retracted a study on hydroxychloroquine that attracted worldwide attention—prompting the suspension of multiple trials—after three researchers admitted they couldn't vouch for the data used.

News | News

NYPD, LAPD Send Cops to Harass Hasidic Jews and Baseball Players for Social Distancing Violations

Has the NYPD threatened to arrest any of the peaceful protestors for social distancing violations?

Science & Technology | Tech

Coronavirus contact tracing apps face consistency challenges | VentureBeat

Contact-tracing apps across the U.S. and internationally won't be following the same standards, creating a substantial roadblock to their effectiveness.

News | News

Leaked documents reveal China withheld crucial information about the coronavirus at the start of the outbreak

China didn't publish the coronavirus genome until over a week after its scientists decoded it, according to a new investigation.

Science & Technology | Technology

Download video chat backgrounds from your favorite MeTV shows

Use these classic television sets to jazz up your calls in Zoom, Microsoft Teams and more!

News | News

What Israel can teach the world about beating a pandemic

Instead of falling victim to the Covid-19 crisis, Israel faced it head on. Now as corona wanes in Israel, we look back on how it achieved victory over this first outbreak with relatively few deaths.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Big-city Dems who had imposed strict coronavirus lockdowns now let George Floyd rioters flout rules | Fox News

The coronavirus lockdown is seemingly down and out, as many Democrats in charge of big cities -- including several who once insisted on strict quarantine measures -- line up to champion the nationwide mass demonstrations over the in-custody death of Ge

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

8 ways to bring your employees back to work

Guidelines to keep your company healthy and strong while transitioning back to the office and navigating the inevitable changes in your team culture.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

We Are in the Middle of an Unprecedented Climate Experiment

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs for Gaucher disease appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.

News | News

Did Japan Just Beat the Virus Without Lockdowns Or Mass Testing? - Bloomberg

Japan’s state of emergency is set to end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

Politics | Pandemics

New York Health Department website deletes order stating nursing homes shouldn't deny admissions | Daily Mail Online

Governor Cuomo has been heavily criticized for the rate of nursing home deaths in the state - 5,300 of 26,000 across the US.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Shavuot in the Age of Corona

On Shavuot morning, 3,332 years ago, Heaven kissed Earth, and G‑d communicated the 10 Commandments upon Mount Sinai. Every year we relive that experience when we stay up all night and then read of this event from the Torah during Shavuot morning services.

News | News

They Survived the Worst Battles of World War II. And Died of the Virus.

Inside the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a man who had served as a jailer to Hitler’s top aide. A man who had rescued Japanese kamikaze pilots from the sea. A man who carried memories of a concentration camp.

Health & Fitness | Coronavirus Resources

Promising coronavirus vaccine might be delayed because not enough people are getting sick

One of the coronavirus vaccine candidates that has shown encouraging results is the one being developed at Oxford, which could be ready for emergency use this September.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

The Functional Medicine Approach to COVID-19: Virus-Specific Nutraceutical and Botanical Agents | The Institute for Func

Assesses the scientific plausibility of promising prevention approaches and therapeutic interventions and offers clinical recommendations.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Censoring Evidence on Vitamin C

High doses vitamin C isn't something many doctors are comfortable trying, but this relatively low-risk treatment may have potential—despite the censorship.

News | News

White House Expresses Concern Over Continued Growth Of Coronavirus Cases In LA – CBS Los Angeles

Dr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said she has asked the CDC to investigate the L.A. area to determine why cases are still on the rise even though it has been shut down for two months.

Health & Fitness | Health

Did Japan Just Beat the Virus Without Lockdowns Or Mass Testing?

Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

Sports | Sports

Basketball legend Patrick Ewing hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus

Basketball legend Patrick Ewing, 57, has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, he said Friday.

News | News

Trouble for Gavin Newsom’s $1 billion mask deal: Feds reject safety certification - SFChronicle.com

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s assertion that shipments of medical masks the state bought from a Chinese manufacturer had simply been delayed because of federal safety certification issues was thrown into doubt Wednesday when regulators said they had actually rejec

Music | Vinyl Records!

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting America’s Vinyl Record Industry | Pitchfork

Pressing plant shutdowns and a drop in demand are putting the format’s long-running comeback in jeopardy.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus 'does not spread easily' on surfaces or objects, CDC says

The CDC says COVID-19 "does not spread easily" on contaminated surfaces or objects, nor by animal-to-human contact, or vice versa.

News | News

I was right, says prof who predicted pandemic would play itself out in 70 days

Isaac Ben-Israel says virus disappears everywhere at same speed, rendering interventions irrelevant. Public health expert: He 'has no clue about epidemiology and public health'

News | current events

CDC: Coronavirus ‘does not spread easily’ from contaminated surfaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweaked its COVID-19 transmission information webpage to make it clear that the primary way the coronavirus spreads is from person-to-person. The CDC says the virus does not spread easily from touching

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Going To The Movies In A Pandemic: Has Sweden Got It Right?

Sweden is more talked about than ever as many countries emerge from lockdown and look to its example. On a recent day out doing things that most people haven't done in a long time like getting haircuts and seeing movies, Stockholm seemed relaxed. Have the

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Smoking increases SARS-CoV-2 receptors in the lungs, researchers find | Fox News

Cigarette smoke spurs the lungs to produce more of the protein that the coronavirus harnesses to enter human cells, according to new research.

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Valley retail worker creates Facebook support group for workers attacked during pandemic

Retail rage. It's happening all over the country. A woman attacked a Walmart cashier with Lysol disinfectant spray to the face in Massachusetts. A 7-eleven clerk in Indiana gets coffee in the face and kicked and punched. And two men refusing to wear a mas

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Coronavirus in Canada: 81 percent of deaths in nursing homes, report says | Fox News

Deaths in nursing homes are accounting for a whopping 81 percent of Canada’s coronavirus fatalities, a report says.  

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More Vitamin D, Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19?

Countries with higher death rates had larger numbers of people with vitamin D deficiency than countries with lower death rates.

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‘Don’t Come’: Hawaii Enforces Strict Lockdown Measures

Venturing out of a hotel room in Hawaii right now might land you in handcuffs.

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Coronvirus Impact: Pier 1 Imports to close all stores, cease retail operations - ABC7 Los Angeles

Pier 1 Imports wants to close all its stores for good as it struggles financially during the pandemic.