Coronavirus

Apple and Google Team Up to Track Coronavirus Spread Using Smartphones

Apple and Google are joining forces to develop software to warn users if they’ve potentially been exposed to coronavirus. The technology will launch in May as a downloadable app.
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Cereal, Sweets and Other Comfort Foods in High Demand Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

With work schedules, fitness regimens and regular diets being turned upside amid the coronavirus pandemic, many people are reaching for sweets, junk food and other not-so nutritional items to offer up some much-needed relief from anxiety and boredom.
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Woman Paints Half Her Face on Mask Made From Deconstructed Bra

A woman in Michigan took the idea of creating a face mask quite literally as she painted an image of her nose and lips on a mask formed from a deconstructed bra.
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Son with Down Syndrome Dies From Coronavirus a Week After His Mother

A New Jersey mother and son have passed away from coronavirus within one week of each other. Thomas Martins, who had Down syndrome, died on the eve of his 30th birthday.
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List of Companies Hiring (Plus Tips to Land a Job) During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As stay-at-home orders crop up throughout the country in attempts to slow the spread of coronavirus, a slew of major retailers are ramping up hiring efforts to meet a surge of demand for products during the pandemic.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Others to Video Chat With Elmo for 'Sesame Street' Isolation Special

“Sesame Street” will air a special show about social distancing, “Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate,” to help children during the coronavirus pandemic. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anne Hathaway, and Tracee Ellis Ross will stop by the virtual playdate.
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Former Astronaut Gives Advice on How to Live in Isolation

WCBS 880’s Steve Scott spoke with Long Island native Mike Massimino, who is a veteran of two space shuttle flights on Columbia and Atlantis, who has some advice about being alone for long periods of time.
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How to Know What's Available at Your Supermarket From Home

An app based out of Washington, D.C. wants to use the power of crowdsourcing to help users know what is, and isn’t, available at their local grocery stores without leaving the house. Learn how the OurStreets Supplies map works here!
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6 Easter Activities Perfect for Families During Social Distancing

This year’s Easter can serve as a great escape and bonding opportunity if you and your family find yourselves at home per a stay-at-home order in your area. Here are some great activities for families celebrating Easter while social distancing.
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Your Face Mask and Covering Questions, Answered

We went to the experts to answer your most pressing questions about face masks and homemade face coverings and how to best protect yourself and others from infection.
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