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How do you stay home if you are homeless?

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:44:34 GMT


FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:20:18 GMT

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued its first emergency use authorization for a coronavirus test that looks for antibodies in the blood.


UK races to convert a convention hall into hospital for coronavirus patients

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:58:40 GMT

The United Kingdom will open the doors this week on what could soon be the biggest intensive care unit in the country -- and it was built in about a week.


A healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to know

Nicole Buchanan wasn't even allowed to say goodbye to her husband. "I would hate for anybody ... to have to go through what we've gone through," she said. "Our hospital systems aren't ready. Just stay home."


Men wash their hands much less often than women and that matters more than ever

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:01:48 GMT

Handwashing with soap and warm water for 20 seconds -- along with staying home and standing six feet apart from others -- is the best weapon we have against the novel coronavirus that has infected almost 800,000 people around the world.


Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:02:51 GMT

President Donald Trump's decision to extend social distancing guidelines until April 30 came after officials reviewed 12 different statistical models, said Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, during a Sunday press briefing.


Coronavirus Outbreak Timeline Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about the coronavirus outbreak, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.


The 'game changer' that wasn't: Company falsely claimed FDA authorization for coronavirus blood test

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:00:38 GMT

The company claimed it would distribute the first coronavirus antibody test authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration. It promised to detect current and past infections in as little as two minutes -- with just a tiny amount of blood.


Cats may get coronavirus, but experts say it's nothing to worry about

Yes cats (and ferrets) can catch coronavirus and maybe carry it, but they are dead ends when it comes to transmitting to people, experts say.


For the deaf or hard of hearing, face masks pose new challenge

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:40:45 GMT

Laken Brooks writes that for the deaf and hard of hearing, face masks are posing new risks by concealing mouths -- necessary for reading lips. Without the ability to communicate, the deaf and hard of hearing face further isolation and potentially dangerous situations.


Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:16:00 GMT

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by sneezes or coughs, but also just by talking, or possibly even just breathing.


Nurses in New York made passionate pleas for more protective equipment while they treat patients amid the coronavirus pandemic.


GLAAD criticizes FDA ban on blood and plasma donations from gay and bisexual men during coronavirus

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:35:47 GMT

Federal guidelines preventing men who have sex with other men from donating blood for clinical trials to treat coronavirus patients are discriminatory, LGBTQ advocacy group GLAAD said.


In just 1 day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend the state's stay-at-home order until April 30 as the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths surge.


Local governments are asking residents to wear face coverings in public amid coronavirus spread

After nearly all Americans went under orders to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, some cities are asking people to wear face coverings if they need to go out.


'It's within our power' to avoid projected deaths, Fauci says

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:04:26 GMT

The nation's top infectious disease expert stressed Thursday the US can still defy alarming projections of coronavirus deaths with aggressive measures -- even as scientists warn the White House that simple exhaling may be enough to spread the virus.


Navigating child custody in the time of coronavirus

For years, Erika Lenkert's 14-year-old daughter has spent four days a week at Lenkert's house in San Francisco and three days a week at her dad's place in Marin County, about a 30-minute car ride north.


A healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to know

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:17:53 GMT

Nicole Buchanan wasn't even allowed to say goodbye to her husband.


FDA calls for heartburn drug Zantac to be pulled from market immediately

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:14:09 GMT

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the market immediately, the agency announced on Wednesday.


Grief and fear after a Covid-19 death: Managing a double trauma

In the midst of heartbreak we are alone, unable to reach out and comfort those who mourn, standing a careful six feet from each other.


Before a Washington mother died of coronavirus, her six children used a walkie-talkie to say goodbye

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:38:12 GMT

Just weeks ago, Sundee Rutter was told she was beating breast cancer. But suddenly she was dying of a different disease, and her six children were saying goodbye -- from the other side of a window.


Here's a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 05:41:01 GMT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is arming consumers with a list of disinfectants that people can use to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus.


Coronavirus: What to do if you or a loved one has symptoms

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:08:30 GMT

It's a scenario all too many of us are facing -- or will soon face.


People around the world are being asked to practice social distancing. These guidelines can show you how to do it safely.


These are the faces of some of the US coronavirus victims

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:34:36 GMT

The number of people who have died in the United States after contracting the novel coronavirus continues to climb.


Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by sneezes or coughs, but also just by talking, or possibly even just breathing.


Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:52:07 GMT


An ER doctor dies in his husband's arms a week after first coronavirus symptoms

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:14:00 GMT

New Jersey emergency room doctor Frank Gabrin knew he could contract coronavirus when he walked into work to treat patients.


FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during coronavirus pandemic

The US Food and Drug Administration issued new blood donation eligibility guidance Thursday as US blood supplies decrease amid the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are to be implemented immediately and are expected to remain in place after the pandemic ends.


Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:02:39 GMT

What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19?