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WebMD

How COVID Silent Spreaders May Be Infecting ...

How COVID Silent Spreaders May Be Infecting ...

Researchers look at how people are infecting others with COVID-19 before they themselves have symptoms, or have no symptoms at all.

Becker's Hospital Review
The Hill

Trump expected to recommend certain Americans wear ...

Trump expected to recommend certain Americans wear ...

President Trump is expected to announce guidance encouraging certain Americans to wear masks or face coverings when leaving the home to limit transmission of the coronavirus.The specific language of the guidance was not yet finalized as of...

NPR

Want To See What Your City's Pandemic ...

Want To See What Your City's Pandemic ...

NPR reached out to the public health departments serving some of the largest cities in the U.S. Most did not have their most current pandemic response plan posted publicly and many were out of date.

NPR

COVID-19 Hits Some Health Care Workers With ...

COVID-19 Hits Some Health Care Workers With ...

As the health industry focuses on COVID-19, there's been a big drop in non-urgent visits for primary care and specialty care. Medical practices are being forced to furlough or lay off staff.

The Hill

Jeff Bezos gives $100M to Feeding America ...

Jeff Bezos gives $100M to Feeding America ...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to Feeding America, a nonprofit that runs a network of more than 200 food banks across the country. The billionaire said the organization will distribute the funds to food banks across the U.S. to...

The Hill

Florida, other states allowing church services during ...

Florida, other states allowing church services during ...

Florida this week joined the states directing residents to stay home to help reduce spread of the coronavirus but carving out exemptions for religious services, drawing criticism as the federal government advises against gathering in groups of more...

CNN

In just 1 day, Louisiana reports 2,700 ...

In just 1 day, Louisiana reports 2,700 ...

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.

The Hill

Deal reached for cruise ships to dock ...

Deal reached for cruise ships to dock ...

Two cruise ships off the coast of Florida carrying more than 200 passengers exhibiting flu-like symptoms, some of whom have tested positive for the coronavirus, will be permitted to dock in Florida's Port of Everglades on Thursday, according to...

Forbes

Why You Should Flush With The Lid ...

Why You Should Flush With The Lid ...

80% of particle transmission can be prevented by shutting the lid when flushing.

CNN

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

New York Times

Coronavirus vs Flu vs Allergies: Which One ...

Coronavirus vs Flu vs Allergies: Which One ...

Seasonal allergy symptoms differ from those caused by viral infections like influenza or the coronavirus.

MedCity News

With millions more unemployed, some will struggle ...

With millions more unemployed, some will struggle ...

  Last week, the number of U.S. residents filing for unemployment soared to new highs, […]

WebMD

Imported Masks, Other Supplies Arriving in U.S.

Imported Masks, Other Supplies Arriving in U.S.

The U.S. has a critical shortage of medical supplies, many of which come from China

WebMD

WalMart Will Check All Workers' Temperatures

WalMart Will Check All Workers' Temperatures

Employees with a temperature of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit will be sent home for at least three days and may be advised to seek medical treatment. The workers will be paid for showing up for work, CBS News reported.

WebMD

Why Germany Has Fewer COVID Deaths Than ...

Why Germany Has Fewer COVID Deaths Than ...

France has four times as many deaths as Germany and Britain has twice as many, even though both countries have fewer reported infections.

MedCity News

Weekly Cartoon: Lost in translation

Weekly Cartoon: Lost in translation

Our weekly cartoon takes a look at the availability of testing.

MedCity News

FDA OKs Cellex’s antibody-based test for Covid-19

FDA OKs Cellex’s antibody-based test for Covid-19

The agency granted an emergency use authorization to the company for its test, which is meant to detect antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in the blood. However, antibody testing has both advantages and disadvantages relative to the more common PCR assays.

CNN

FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent ...

FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent ...

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.

New York Times

Essential Drug Supplies for Virus Patients Are ...

Essential Drug Supplies for Virus Patients Are ...

Medicines to alleviate breathing difficulty, relieve pain and sedate coronavirus patients are in very high demand, depleting stock around the country.

New York Times

What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

The risks, so far, seem no greater than for anyone else, but the research is thin and only applies to later stage of pregnancy.

WebMD

Dr. Anthony Fauci Threatened, Gets Security Boost

Dr. Anthony Fauci Threatened, Gets Security Boost

The Justice Department officials did not provide details about the threats against Fauci or the extent of protection he'll receive, CBS News reported.

WebMD

Federal Inmates Kept in Cells Due to ...

Federal Inmates Kept in Cells Due to ...

The quasi-lockdown is the latest in a series of measures taken by the bureau in response to the coronavirus pandemic

Forbes

The Power Of Purpose: How ChowNow Is ...

The Power Of Purpose: How ChowNow Is ...

Chris Webb: ChowNow powers branded online ordering systems for over 14,000 independently-owned restaurants across the US and Canada — via restaurants’ own websites, on Facebook and Google, through ChowNow-created apps, and via ChowNow’s website and app— while also providing our restaurant partner...

Inc.
Forbes

Google Is Starting To Let Some Advertisers ...

Google Is Starting To Let Some Advertisers ...

In an email to advertisers on Thursday, Mark Beatty, Google’s head of industry for elections, pointed out that the coronavirus “has become an ongoing and important part of everyday conversation, including a relevant topic in political discourse and for many advertisers in different sectors.”

Forbes

In A High Turnover Industry, He Built ...

In A High Turnover Industry, He Built ...

In defiance, when Leore set out to start Lob—which modernizes direct mail for brands like Twitter, HelloFresh, and SeatGeek—he was determined not just to start a company where people would want to stay for five years, or even ten years.

Inc.

It's Time To Stop Being Shy and ...

It's Time To Stop Being Shy and ...

Any business requires sales, here are three reasons why its time to stop judging, and start selling what you believe. Business success requires marketing yourself and selling products or services you offer. Do it the right way.

Forbes

Amidst COVID-19, America’s Schools Don’t Need A ...

Amidst COVID-19, America’s Schools Don’t Need A ...

Despite positive signs that both students and parents want to continue their education in whatever way it can be delivered, in just 3 short weeks, the country has witnessed states and districts actively banning “school” even where online platforms are readily accessible...

Forbes

Tips For Working Mothers Managing Adult ADHD ...

Tips For Working Mothers Managing Adult ADHD ...

The largest (and most unprecedented) surge in ADHD diagnoses was reported among girls and adult women — moms, to be exact.

Quartz

What unemployment claims can tell us about ...

What unemployment claims can tell us about ...

This should help you see what kind of jobs report might be delivered on Friday.

Forbes

How The Government Could Rescue Our Coronavirus-Infected ...

How The Government Could Rescue Our Coronavirus-Infected ...

We don’t need an in-depth analysis of the economic tea leaves to tell us what’s happening and why. It's bad, but we have the tools necessary to greatly soften the blow.

Forbes

Queer Questions For Joe Biden’s LGBTQ+ Vote ...

Queer Questions For Joe Biden’s LGBTQ+ Vote ...

As one of his first official acts, Reggie Greer agreed to a Q&A about the coronavirus, discrimination in Idaho and how Joe Biden plans to beat Donald Trump this November.

Quartz

Ethiopia is opening up its mobile money ...

Ethiopia is opening up its mobile money ...

According to National Bank of Ethiopia, over 75% of Ethiopia's population is unbanked, while nearly 40% of all bank branches are in the capital city Addis Ababa.

Quartz

Watch: How to care for your mental ...

Watch: How to care for your mental ...

Our Quartz at Work (from home) workshop explores the mental-health effects of quarantine and remote work.

Inc.

Does Social Distancing Work? A Startup Tracks ...

Does Social Distancing Work? A Startup Tracks ...

Using data from its security systems, one company attempts to track the flattening of the curve nationwide via a Social Distancing Index.

Forbes

Why You Should Flush With The Lid ...

Why You Should Flush With The Lid ...

80% of particle transmission can be prevented by shutting the lid when flushing.

Forbes

When Will This End? Your Biggest Questions ...

When Will This End? Your Biggest Questions ...

We ask the editors Science News, a leading source of information on science, medicine and technology for 75 years and a publication of the Society for Science & the Public, key questions about the new coronavirus, including when to call the doctor and when will this all be over?

Forbes

Malaysian Government Apologizes After Advising Women To ...

Malaysian Government Apologizes After Advising Women To ...

The Malaysian government was forced to apologize after its Women's Development Department advised women to continue to wear makeup, dress up and to avoid nagging their husbands during the coronavirus lockdown.

Forbes

More Free Resources For New Homeschoolers

More Free Resources For New Homeschoolers

Millions of families are now getting used to the reality of homeschooling - and here are some resources that can help.

Forbes

Thinking About What’s Next: How To Make ...

Thinking About What’s Next: How To Make ...

Even in our current climate, there are opportunities and abundance. How do you make sure your career is set to survive, and even better, thrive through the upcoming shifts in business? How do you make your career recession proof?

Forbes

Resilience Is About People: How State Street ...

Resilience Is About People: How State Street ...

State Street Bank and Marriott Corporation provide leadership lessons during this time of crisis. How can leaders develop and support resilience across their companies and beyond? The author shares State Street's 4Cs: Care, Communication, Clarity, Calm.

FloridaPolitics.com

Safe-at-home order confusion continues in preemption issue

Safe-at-home order confusion continues in preemption issue

Thursday's rewrite seemed to move the order toward broader preemptions. The post Safe-at-home order confusion continues in preemption issue appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Florida coronvirus cases top 9,000, deaths rise ...

Florida coronvirus cases top 9,000, deaths rise ...

Florida’s number of positive novel coronavirus cases topped 9,000 Thursday evening as the number of deaths also jumped again. The Department of Health officials confirmed 144 deaths from COVID-19, a rise from 101 in 24 hours. The number of positive cases crossed 8,000 Thursday morning. The total number of positive cases stands at 9,008, with […] The post Florida coronvirus cases top 9,000, deaths rise to 144 appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Bill Galvano tells senators they ‘may need’ ...

Bill Galvano tells senators they ‘may need’ ...

Special session? The post Bill Galvano tells senators they ‘may need’ to return to deal with federal aid appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Pinellas County to close all non-essential businesses ...

Pinellas County to close all non-essential businesses ...

The move comes in response to Gov. Ron Desantis' safer-at-home statewide order. The post Pinellas County to close all non-essential businesses beginning Friday appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Amid coronavirus crisis, Ron DeSantis suspends foreclosures ...

Amid coronavirus crisis, Ron DeSantis suspends foreclosures ...

Renters and homeowners get some breathing room. The post Amid coronavirus crisis, Ron DeSantis suspends foreclosures and evictions for 45 days appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Ron DeSantis rebuffs calls for coronavirus clemency

Ron DeSantis rebuffs calls for coronavirus clemency

Even sick prisoners will ride out coronavirus in lockdown. The post Ron DeSantis rebuffs calls for coronavirus clemency appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Volusia County finally closes down Daytona Beach

Volusia County finally closes down Daytona Beach

Move comes a day after Ron DeSantis issued statewide stay-at-home order The post Volusia County finally closes down Daytona Beach appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Man exposes himself after hacking into online ...

Man exposes himself after hacking into online ...

When a Zoom meeting goes wrong. The post Man exposes himself after hacking into online Orlando class appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 ...

Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 ...

10 million Americans have lost their jobs. The post Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 million appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Mark Payne: Survival of nonprofits through COVID-19 ...

Mark Payne: Survival of nonprofits through COVID-19 ...

The crisis after the crisis would be the death of some nonprofits that failed to forge a path to survive and serve. The post Mark Payne: Survival of nonprofits through COVID-19 may help prevent ‘crisis after the crisis’ appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..