Coronavirus

Will essential workers get earlier access to COVID vaccines?

While the Food and Drug Administration is set to meet on December 10th to discuss Pfizer’s request for emergency use authorization for its vaccine, it is still unclear who will be among the first to get the vaccinations.
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What does a safe classroom look like?

Classrooms around the country are closing once again as a national coronavirus surge continues to grow. But Dr. Paula Olsiewski, contributing scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security argues schools can be relatively safe.
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will go on virtually on Thursday

While it will look different than in year’s past, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will still go on this Thursday, virtually, despite the pandemic.
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CDC advisory panel warns vaccine's side effects 'won't be a walk in the park'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must be transparent with Americans about the likely side effects of a coronavirus vaccine, a CDC advisory committee said Monday.
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Thanksgiving leads to sharp increase in COVID testing

The rush to be tested before Thanksgiving appears to be a factor in California’s highest-ever single-day report of new COVID-19 cases. The number of new cases and tests both hit new highs recently.
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Shipping holiday gifts? Do so sooner than later, says USPS

If you plan on shipping packages for the holidays, do so as soon as possible. The United States Postal Service expects the number of packages in the system will start picking up as early as Black Friday.
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70-year-old nurse who came out of retirement to teach during pandemic dies of COVID

A 70-year-old woman who came out of retirement to teach nursing has now died from the coronavirus after being exposed by one of her students. Read the full story now.
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The U.S. could see 'well over 300,000' COVID deaths by the end of the year, warns Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s outlook on the remainder of the year is grim. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases believes fatalities from COVID-19 may climb to more than 300,000 by the end of 2020. Read on.
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The average American would pay $305 for a normal, pre-COVID day: Survey

How much would you pay to experience a normal pre-COVID day? A survey commissioned by Capital One asked 2,000 Americans that very question, and found that the average American would pay around $305 for such an experience. More on RADIO.COM.
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International flyers may soon need to get virus vaccinations

Several international airlines have indicated that once the coronavirus vaccine is available for distribution, terms and conditions for travelers may change, with flyers needing to provide proof of vaccination prior to boarding. More on RADIO.COM.
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