Some neck gaiters may be worse than not wearing a mask at all, study shows

Using thin, stretchy neck gaiters as a face covering might be ineffective at stopping the spread of the coronavirus, and could even spread the virus further than not wearing a covering at all, according to a new study. Researchers from Duke University found that the neck gaiter they tested was “worse than nothing.”  “The neck More...

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Georgia lawmaker creates COVID-19 whistleblower email for students and teachers

Georgia State House member Beth Moore is inviting students, teachers or administrators to anonymously report unsafe conditions at schools, which have begun to reopen while cases of COVID-19 continue to rise. One More...

By admin On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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New Zealand extends lockdown of largest city as coronavirus cluster grows

Wellington — New Zealand’s government on Friday extended a lockdown of its largest city Auckland for another 12 days as it tries to stamp out its first domestic coronavirus outbreak in more than three More...

By admin On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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Biden and Harris call for three-month nationwide mask mandate

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris are calling for a three-month nationwide mask mandate to limit the spread of coronavirus.  During a briefing by public health experts in Wilmington, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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U.K. gambles on “small amount” of “reassuring” coronavirus data to send kids back to school

Edinburgh — Scottish children went back to school for the first time in five months on Tuesday as leaders across Britain try to kickstart a return to education despite a resurgence in the number of coronavirus More...

By admin On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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New Zealand races to contain new coronavirus outbreak

Wellington — New Zealand rushed to track the source of a sudden return of the coronavirus Thursday as the number of new cases in its biggest city rose to 17. Officials warned that more infections were inevitable. National More...

By admin On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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States weigh reopening schools as coronavirus outbreaks spike

With Americans now dying at a rate of 1,000 people a day and coronavirus cases increasing in some states, parents and teachers are facing tough choices about when and how to go back to school. COVID-19 cases More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Salsa with onions possibly tainted with salmonella latest to be recalled

Salsa products made with onions possibly tainted with salmonella are the latest to be recalled in an outbreak of the bacteria that has now sickened more than 600 people in 43 states.  The products involved More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Fauci, Azar cast doubt on Putin’s coronavirus vaccine claim

Two leading voices on health issues in the U.S. are expressing skepticism about Russian President Valdimir Putin’s claim that his country was the first to develp a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine. More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Putin claims Russia has developed a coronavirus vaccine

Moscow — Russian President Vladimir Putin says a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Speaking at a government meeting More...

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