coronavirus

June Diane Raphael posts text from COVID doctor that quickly went viral

June Diane Raphael, known for her appearances in shows like “Grace and Frankie” and “New Girl,” took to Twitter with a heart-wrenching text from her best friend, a pulmonary and critical care doctor, that quickly went viral.
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American Red Cross urging blood donations amid COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming holidays

The American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to band together to give blood or platelets and help ensure a stable blood supply for patients this holiday season.
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Can animals give you COVID? Experts weigh in

Can animals give you COVID? At the onset of the pandemic, scientists speculated that the novel virus first infected humans via cross-species transmission from a bat. But can other animals give you the virus? Find out what experts are saying.
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About 40 percent of Americans will gather in groups of 10 or more this holiday season, study says

As state officials and health experts are warning against holiday gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, roughly 40 percent say they will attend gatherings of 10 or more. See more from the study now.
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Fauci urges face masks still needed after getting COVID vaccine: ‘Don’t know how effective it is’

Dr. Anthony Fauci said it will still be essential to wear face masks, practice social distancing and follow COVID-19 guidelines after a vaccine becomes available.
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'The Pit': Nurse describes conditions as hospitals reach max capacity amid COVID

A traveling nurse has shared details of the work conditions inside a hospital in El Paso amid the recent surge in local COVID-19 cases. A traveling nurse has shared details of the work conditions inside a hospital.
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Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine 94.5% effective in first analysis

The US-based biotech company Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective in first analysis giving hope for a possible second vaccine option against the deadly virus.
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New tool allows you to check COVID risk before attending Thanksgiving dinner

If you’re concerned about going home for the holidays with coronavirus cases spiking, there’s now a way for you to make a truly calculated risk using a tool that will show you the chances of being exposed to the virus.
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Here’s how to tell people that you have COVID-19

As the COVID-19 death toll rises in the United States, you may be afraid to tell people that you have contracted the deadly virus. Here’s how to tell people that you have COVID-19.
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How to talk to your children about socially distanced holidays amid COVID-19

The holidays are going to be much different than this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The changes could be a lot on your children. Experts suggest talking to them about how the 2020 holidays will be impacted. Read more now.
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