Coronavirus

43% Don't Feel Safe Dining In at Restaurants Due to COVID Risk: Study

In a new study, Bid-On-Equipment found that 43% of Americans feel unsafe dining inside of a restaurant while COVID-19 remains a concern, while 65% are spending more money than ever on takeout meals.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Study Paused After Participant Experiences 'Potentially Unexplained Illness'

The testing of a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca has been paused after a British volunteer experienced a “potentially unexplained illness,” the drug manufacturer said Tuesday.
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Famed Fitness Star Jillian Michaels Reveals She Had COVID-19, Talks Gym Reopenings

Famed fitness trainer Jillian Michaels has revealed she contracted COVID-19 “several weeks ago.” Now, Michaels, 49, says people should reconsider going to the gym during the pandemic.
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Infectious Disease Expert: Would Be 'Surprised' by COVID-19 Vaccine in October or November

University of Minnesota Infectious Disease Director Doctor Michael Osterholm isn’t buying into Pfizer and BioNTech’s claim that they could have a novel Coronavirus vaccine ready for regulatory approval by mid-October or early November.
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Laundromats Get Creative During Coin Shortage: 'Can't Make Change, Can't Make Money'

When quarters and other coins started disappearing from circulation a few months ago, laundromats in Chicago and elsewhere had to make some changes.
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9 Pharma CEOs Pledge Not to Rush COVID-19 Vaccine

Nine pharmaceutical CEO’s have joined forces to say they won’t try to push through a COVID-19 vaccine for political reasons. They say they’re committed to safety and having a vaccine that works. Read the full story.
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School Brings Students Back to Campus for Class in Tents

While a majority of metro Detroit students started the unprecedented 2020 school year at home, one local school opted instead to take it outside.
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How to Help Students Manage Their Time With Distance Learning

Distance learning has blurred the line between classwork and homework. Dr. Gittens says it can be difficult for younger children particularly to balance homework and independent study time.
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Pandemic Turning Some Locations Into 'Zoom Towns'

Want to live and work in your favorite vacation spot? Thanks to work-from-home technology, some Americans are finding out they can do just that.
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Professor in Argentina Dies After Collapsing From COVID-19 in Front of Virtual Class

A college professor, who had been sick with coronavirus for several weeks, collapsed in front of her students during a virtual class held via Zoom and later died. Paola Regina De Simone had been at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa for 15 years
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