COVID-19

COVID-19 Calculator Quantifies Your Risk of Getting Sick From Different Activities

A group of volunteers in San Francisco has developed a tool to help you determine the relative risk of your behavior and various activities amid COVID.
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Why Temperature Checks in Schools May Not Be Effective in Stopping Spread of COVID-19

Body temperature checks have been seen as an advanced way to help curtail the transmission of COVID, but some medical experts are warning they may not be effective and could be giving parents, teachers and students a false sense of security.
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100,000 Restaurants Have Closed Since the Start of Pandemic in March: Survey

According to a survey by the National Restaurant Association, close to 100,000 eateries have shuttered either permanently or for a long-term basis.
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Jude Law Said 'Contagion' Consultants Warned Him Real-Life Pandemic Was 'Matter of When, Not If'

Jude Law, who starred in the 2011 film about a worldwide pandemic ‘Contagion,’ said on-set consultants told him that a real-life pandemic was a matter of ‘when, not if.’ Read more now.
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Doctor Shares the 'Best Bet' to Beat COVID-19 This Fall

While experts express concern about a potential second wave of coronavirus cases, some physicians are urging the public to take one simple step that could manage the spread of COVID-19 this fall.
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Is it Safe to Trick-or-Treat This Halloween Amid the Pandemic?

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread around the country, many are wondering if Halloween is canceled this year? There are steps that parents can take to make activities like trick-or-treating safer for their little ones.
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Extra $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits to Run Out After 6 Weeks

Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Cleaning N95 Masks Just Got Faster and Cheaper Thanks to Researchers

New Jersey researchers have found a faster and cheaper way to clean PPE for health care workers. Reusing PPE has become essential during the coronavirus pandemic, so finding a fast, inexpensive cleaning method is critical. More now.
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High School Suspends Student for Protesting Remote Learning by Attending Class in Person

A Long Island high school suspended a senior for five days after he protested its remote learning plan by attending in-person classes on a virtual learning day.
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Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Filming of 'The Batman' Halted

Robert Pattinson, 34, has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting filming of “The Batman” film in London to be halted, Vanity Fair reported.
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