coronavirus

Walmart and Sam's Club Will Require Customers to Wear Face Masks in All U.S. Stores

Walmart has become the latest major retailer to require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores. The nation’s largest retailer said the policy will go into effect next week. Read more now.
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Miami Has Become the ‘Epicenter of the Pandemic,’ Expert Says

On Tuesday, Florida reported another 9,194 new cases of COVID-19, and a record number of deaths with 132. Now a top leading medical expert is warning the ongoing spread of the novel virus is putting South Florida in a dire situation.
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Vulnerability of 1 in 3 Young Adults to Severe COVID-19 Linked to Smoking: Study

One third of young adults are at risk of severe COVID-19, and this vulnerability may be linked to smoking, according to new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health on Monday.
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Dr. Fauci Remains Hopeful for Coronavirus Vaccine, But Says Country Has Work Ahead

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease specialist, continues to believe we may have a COVID-19 vaccine by early next year, but said this crisis has taught us that we need to be better prepared for the next outbreak.
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Will a Second Stimulus Check Be Approved by the End of July?

A new coronavirus relief bill is a high priority for legislators during the remaining half of July. But the aid may look different the second time around, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Experts Say Faster COVID-19 Test Results Are Critical to Saving Lives, Restarting Economy

Faster results from COVID-19 tests could save hundreds of lives in Illinois and tens of thousands of lives nationally, said a Northwestern Medicine disease modeling expert.
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Dad Builds Mini Disneyland Using 60,000 Legos

Are you bored during quarantine? Well, you should think about building something out of 60,000 Legos. A father built a mini Disneyland in his spare time.
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Chuck E. Cheese Reveals the Locations of Restaurants Closing Permanently

Chuck E. Cheese has revealed the locations of the restaurants that will close permanently.The company filed for bankruptcy last month. Read on.
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Tom Hanks Says Doing One's Part Is 'So Simple' in First TV Interview Since Recovering From COVID-19

Tom Hanks knows firsthand the effects of coronavirus and gave his first television interview on the “Today” Show for his upcoming movie “Greyhound.”
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Economist Predicts U.S. Recovery Is Unlikely Before 2022

The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic could be felt for some time in the United States, according to an economist who has been recognized for his accurate predictions in the past.
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