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Indiana COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000; death toll at 31

Indiana COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000; death toll at 31

42 seconds ago   |   WLWT

Indiana's coronavirus cases surged by more than 200 to surpass 1,000 cases statewide Saturday, and seven more deaths were reported, bringing the state's death toll to 31, state...
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Mexico braces for coronavirus amid their own obesity and diabetes epidemic

4 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The World Health Organization has said people with diabetes and its related health complications are among those most vulnerable to severe cases of coronavirus.
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Senators called on the FDA to lift restrictions that keep gay and bisexual men from donating blood amid 'severe' shortage during coronavirus outbreak

Senators called on the FDA to lift restrictions that keep gay and bisexual men from donating blood amid 'severe' shortage during coronavirus outbreak

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, 15 Senators urged the agency to reevaluate its restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Current rules dictate...
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Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation's Health Care Bill

48 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billions of dollars in additional...
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How to make an effective face mask at home

How to make an effective face mask at home

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Homemade face masks are not as effective as surgical masks or N95 respirators , but most experts say they are better than nothing when it comes to preventing the spread of the...
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Two patients with Covid-19 die in Russia as country registers 228 new cases, total now 1,264

Two patients with Covid-19 die in Russia as country registers 228 new cases, total now 1,264

50 minutes ago   |   RT

Two people in Russia have died after being infected with coronavirus. The precise cause of death in each case is still being determined, but they could potentially bring the...
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COVID-19 Policy Must Take All Impacts into Account

52 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations
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In Spain, austerity legacy cripples coronavirus fight

In Spain, austerity legacy cripples coronavirus fight

54 minutes ago   |   Politico

MADRID - The staggering rate of coronavirus infections in Spain - where nearly 5,000 people have died since the start of the outbreak - has trained a spotlight on a health care...
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The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Republicans and Democrats put together a colossal $2 trillion economic relief package that provides emergency aid to both workers and businesses hard hit by the coronavirus...
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Utah couple recounts having a baby amid coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By PATRICK CARR OGDEN, Utah - McKenna and Mitch Tulane aren't sure what they're going to tell their daughter years down the road when the subject of what it was like in the...
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Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Lowery got his start as an activist organizing bus boycotts in 1950s Alabama. He led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades and prayed at Barack Obama's... Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Disney said that hourly employees will continue to be paid through April 18. Read more ...

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

The Netherlands' surge in coronavirus cases continues, with 1,159 people confirmed as having caught the disease in 24 hours. The European country has also reported 93 new... Read more ...

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

Four passengers on a cruise ship bound for Florida have died, the cruise line said. Read more ...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's economic impact

The legislation now heads to President Donald Trump's desk where he is expected to sign it. Read more ...

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

ATLANTA- The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down... Read more ...

Do you wear contact lenses? You may want to switch to glasses to help curb...

Do you wear contact lenses? You may want to switch to glasses to help curb the spread of coronavirus

Focus on this, contact lens wearers of the world: To reduce the spread of coronavirus, experts suggest it's time to put your contact lenses on the shelf. Read more ...

Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using...

Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using social distancing while voting on $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

The House passed a $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday afternoon after weeks of furious negotiation on Capitol Hill about how to address the economic fallout of the... Read more ...