Coronavirus

Hospitals Have a Shortage of Interpreters Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, medical interpreters are facing a difficult choice: without feasible telework alternatives, they have to lose their jobs or risk their health. Some weren’t given an option and are now furloughed or unemployed.
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Adorable Dog Seeks New Family After Both Owners Died of Coronavirus

An adorable New Jersey dog is looking for a new family after his two owners passed away from coronavirus. The 9-pound pup arrived at a local shelter last week “scared and shaking.”
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Gambling Sites Are Taking Bets on How Many People Get COVID-19

Would you put down money to guess how many people get coronavirus? Several illegal gambling sites are taking bets on how many people are getting COVID-19.
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App Being Developed to Detect the Difference Between a Coronavirus Cough and the Common Cold

A smartphone app is being developed in hopes of being able to detect when a cough is due to coronavirus and not just one associated with the common cold.
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Why Is Your Stimulus Check Delayed?

Many people who used popular tax preparations services like H&R Block, TurboTax, and Jackson Hewitt are still waiting to get their stimulus check and a glitch is the problem.
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Quietly Delivered Meals to People in Need Amid Coronavirus

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry took to the streets to quietly deliver free meals to local residents in need amid the coronavirus pandemic. They worked with the nonprofit organization Project Angel Food.
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Dad Awaiting COVID-19 Test Results Sees Birth of First Child via FaceTime

A first-time father had to watch the birth of his child over FaceTime while awaiting his COVID-19 test results. The father from New York described the surreal experience.
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Ford Tests Social Distancing Wristbands to Protect Employees from Coronavirus

Ford Motor Company is testing social distancing wristbands at one of at Michigan factory so help protect employees from the coronavirus. The wristbands vibrate if employees get too close to each other, find out more about the trial here.
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Man Credits Buzz Lightyear-Style Helmet With Coronavirus Recovery

A man in London is on the road to recovery after donning a helmet that drew some fun comparisons to “Toy Story’s” iconic Buzz Lightyear. He credits healthcare workers aka “the real superheroes” with beating the novel virus. Read more.
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How Are Areas Disinfected After a COVID-19 Case?

A North Texas company that is hired to clean up after disasters opens up about how they are disinfecting locations after area clusters of COVID-19.
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