How Taiwan was coronavirus-ready, while the U.S. got caught with its “pants down”

The streets of Taiwan are bustling, restaurants are open to diners, schools only shut down for two weeks in February, and even the baseball season is in full swing — though one team temporarily relied on mannequin spectators. With a population of nearly 24 million, the island has had just 7 coronavirus deaths, and thanks to rapid contact tracing More...

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By S.P. On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Cuomo says New York professional sports leagues can begin training

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that all professional sports leagues can begin in-state training camps. “I believe that sports that can come back without having people in the stadium, without More...

By S.P. On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Hundreds flock to Florida beach for Memorial Day weekend amid pandemic

Hundreds of people gathered at a popular Florida beach boardwalk and were seen partying and dancing despite social distancing restrictions imposed by the state to combat the coronavirus pandemic, authorities More...

By S.P. On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Prince William says fatherhood brought back “traumatic” emotions from Princess Diana’s death

In a documentary set to air this week, Prince William described having children as a “life-changing” experience, but said it brought back emotions from when his mother died. William was 15 years More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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What Memorial Day weekend will look like amid the coronavirus pandemic

The unofficial start of summer kicks off this Memorial Day weekend with restrictions loosened in all 50 states – and some Americans are planning to get and enjoy the good weather. But going to the beach is More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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New York City is using ultraviolet light to kill COVID-19 on subways and buses

New York City will be testing out ultraviolet lamps that can kill the coronavirus on subways and buses. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced that the $1 million pilot program will begin its first More...

By S.P. On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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CDC releases detailed guidelines for reopening America from coronavirus pandemic

Washington — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quietly rolled out detailed guidelines for establishments ranging from schools to restaurants to mass transit that are beginning to reopen More...

By S.P. On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Where can you buy face masks and coverings? These companies are offering them

With the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommending that all Americans wear some kind of cloth face covering in public to avoid transmitting the coronavirus to others, the question More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Disney Springs entertainment complex partially reopens in Florida

Vice President Mike Pence visited central Florida to meet with tourism officials Wednesday as the region’s biggest tourist destination — Walt Disney World — began reopening a shopping and entertainment More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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What Kawasaki Disease can tell us about the new coronavirus-linked MIS-C illness in kids, and vice versa

Tokyo — Doctors and scientists in the U.S. and Europe have called a mysterious new pediatric illness that appears linked to COVID-19 “deeply concerning.” Instead of attacking the lungs like the More...