Health

Tarrah Gibbons
March 29, 2020 - 3:38 pm
A nurse from New York City sent a heartbreaking text to his sister after testing positive for COVID-19. The Mount Sinai nurse died from the virus last week.
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Andrea Napoli, 33, takes a selfie in a hotel being used for patients recovering from coronavirus, in Rome, Sunday, March 29, 2020. Andrea Napoli, a lawyer in Rome, developed a cough and fever less than a week after Italy's premier locked down the entire nation, including the capital which had continued life as usual while the virus raged in the north. He received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 three days later. Initially, Napoli was told to quarantine at home with the warning that his condition could deteriorate suddenly, and it did. By the next day, he was hospitalized in intensive care, with X-rays confirming he had developed pneumonia. (Andrea Napoli via AP)
Associated Press
March 29, 2020 - 3:29 pm
ROME (AP) — Andrea Napoli didn’t fit the usual profile of a coronavirus patient. At 33, he was in perfect health, with no history of respiratory disease. And he was in top physical shape, thanks to regular workouts, including water polo training. Still, Napoli, a lawyer in Rome, developed a cough...
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 29, 2020 - 1:42 pm
As many people continue to work from home, Walmart is seeing a strange trend. The large retail company shared that it is seeing an increased sale in tops, not bottoms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 29, 2020 - 11:20 am
As the number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States continues to rise, the debate of whether or not to wear a mask still stands. Experts are now weighing in on how face masks can help slow the spread of COVID-19.
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FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within minutes if someone has, or previously had, the virus. But some scientists have challenged their accuracy. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Associated Press
March 27, 2020 - 2:47 pm
MADRID (AP) — Some political leaders are hailing a potential breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: simple pin-prick blood tests or nasal swabs that can determine within minutes if someone has, or previously had, the virus. The tests could reveal the true extent of the outbreak and help...
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 27, 2020 - 6:30 am
While schools across the country remain closed, custodial staff still have to go in to make sure that everything is clean. Families raised money for school janitors amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 8:09 pm
The number of coronavirus cases in New York City continued to rise significantly on Thursday with the death toll rising above 360.
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 26, 2020 - 12:44 pm
While many people self-isolate under stay-at-home orders, workers all over the country are still venturing out to do essential jobs. A new uplifting video of a UPS driver singing in his trunk during his lunch break will make you smile.
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Edward Norton
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Lynda Lopez
March 25, 2020 - 7:13 pm
Actor and filmmaker Edward Norton has partnered with Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen to get critical personal protective equipment to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus fight.
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Coronavirus NYC
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Peter Haskell
March 25, 2020 - 4:42 pm
As doctors continue to study COVID-19, they’re searching for a common link among patients and one of them might be related to scent.
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