Coronavirus

'It's insanity:' Woman sues for right to visit disabled husband at nursing home amid pandemic

A Manhattan nursing home is being sued by the wife of a patient who says she hasn’t been able to visit, or give care to her disabled husband for eight months.
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Major distribution hurdles await as Pfizer vaccine requires extreme cold to work

There are all sorts of logistical obstacles to rushing a new coronavirus vaccine to the market, particularly a possible Pfizer vaccine. It requires extremely cold storage.
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1 in 5 COVID patients diagnosed with mental illness within 90 days: study

Twenty percent of COVID patients develop mental illness within 90 days of their diagnosis, according to a new study by psychiatrists in the U.K.
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Will concerts require vaccinations or coronavirus tests before returning?

Amid news a coronavirus vaccine will be distributed within the next year, Ticketmaster and Live Nation are mulling potential safety requirements for concert goers which include proof of vaccination, or negative COVID-19 testing.
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VIDEO: Dr. Fauci honored at 'COVID Heroes' ceremony: 'The vaccine is on its way folks, so hang in there'

The nation’s top infectious diseases expert, Bensonhurst native Dr. Anthony Fauci, was honored Tuesday afternoon at a ceremony on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall for “COVID Heroes.”
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Will children or pregnant women be able to get a coronavirus vaccine?

As people anxiously await new developments about potential COVID-19 vaccines, questions remain mainly on whether or not it will be sufficient. Will children or pregnant women be able to get a coronavirus vaccine?
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Universal mask wearing could save 62K lives by Feb. 1: Expert

Experts estimate that over 160,000 more Americans could die of COVID-19 between now and Feb. 1. But analysis from the University of Washington finds that if Americans consistently wear face masks, 60,000 of those lives could be saved.
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Expert: 100,000 more Americans could die of COVID-19 by inauguration

The coronavirus pandemic has passed another grim milestone. On Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the U.S. passed 10 million and one public health expert says the next couple months could be the most difficult so far. Read on.
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Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow and more discuss COVID-19 in group call with Dr. Fauci

Kim Kardashian West, Gwyneth Paltrow and other celebrities spoke with Dr. Anthony Fauci in a Zoom call to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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How to ease the stress of reshaping Thanksgiving traditions for COVID-19

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with lots of extended family members at the same table, is not going to happen this year for many. With the spread of COVID-19 discouraging large gatherings of people, many families are rethinking the big feast.
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