Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings close facilities after positive COVID-19 tests

The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities on Tuesday after three players and five personnel members tested positive for coronavirus, marking the NFL’s first outbreak of the season, the league said in a statement Tuesday. Both the Titans and the Minnesota Vikings, who played the team on Sunday, have closed their facilities for the More...

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By S.P. On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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New York City sees “alarming” COVID hotspots as school leaders lose faith in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s coronavirus response

New York — Coronavirus infection rates have increased at “an alarming rate” in several New York neighborhoods, particularly among the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, city health authorities More...

By S.P. On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% during the coronavirus pandemic

Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, More...

By S.P. On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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U.S. soars past 7 million COVID-19 cases as some states relax restrictions

Coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surpassed 7 million as flu season approaches. More than 55,000 new cases were reported nationwide on Friday, and over 203,000 people have died in the U.S. due to the virus. Despite More...

By S.P. On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Black physicians group to independently vet safety of COVID-19 vaccines

As drugmakers race to develop coronavirus vaccines, a task force formed by the nation’s oldest Black physicians group will be tracking the data amid fears that political considerations could overrule More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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4th-grader sent home from school after sneezing

A father in Massachusetts says his nine-year-old son – a 4th-grader – was sent home from school this week because he was sneezing, CBS Boston reports. “I sneezed two times, then the teacher told me More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Health care workers share the devastating mental toll of COVID-19: “I’m no hero, I’m broken”

Frontline medical workers battling the coronavirus are suffering from stress and depression, according to the largest study of health care professionals at the height of the pandemic in New York City.  “Right More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?

As much of America enters its seventh month of quarantine measures, more than 200,000 people have died from the coronavirus, and the mental and financial health of the country is wearing thin. Hopes of returning More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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28-year-old doctor in Texas dies after long battle with COVID-19, family says

A doctor who was starting her second year of residency has died from COVID-19 after a months-long battle with the virus, her family said. Adeline Fagan, a 28-year-old OB/GYN working in Houston, Texas, began More...

By S.P. On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Opera canceled in Spain after spectators protest lack of social distancing

Spain’s main opera house has come under fire after a show had to be canceled amid loud protests from spectators complaining about the lack of social distancing in upper-circle seats. Videos shared online More...