COVID-19

The challenges of starting the school year during the COVID-19 pandemic

Over the next few weeks, KYW Newsradio is taking a look at the impact of COVID-19 on education. But first: a look back the beginning of the planning process. How did we get here?
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CDC revises coronavirus guidance, says it can spread through airborne transmission

In another about-face, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has revised copy on its website to acknowledge that COVID-19 is in-fact airborne, and can spread and stay in the air for minutes and even hours.
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Regal Cinemas to temporarily close all United States locations due to pandemic

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Regal Cinemas will temporarily close all its locations in the United States. Read more on RADIO.COM to find out how many employees this will affect.
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Coronavirus led to spike in 'extensive' Google searches for this symptom

Since March, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. According to a new study, many people have searched a specific coronavirus symptom, which caused a spike in Google searches.
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Exploring 'open air' schools, used during tuberculosis outbreak

In 2020, classrooms are going virtual due to coronavirus. But in the 1900s, as tuberculosis raged through the population, children still needed to go to school. One solution was open air school. Read more here.
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Kathie Lee Gifford says Regis Philbin was 'depressed' about COVID-19 before his death

Kathie Lee Gifford is sharing details about the last weeks of her former co-host and close friend Regis Philbin, who died in July. She said he was ‘depressed’ about COVID-19 before his death.
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Woman experiences 'extremely rare' brain fluid leak following COVID testing

Most people who have tested for COVID-19 have reported no issues, but one woman had an extremely rare reaction that resulted in a brain fluid leak. Doctors warn this isn’t common and hope it doesn’t deter people from getting tested. Read on.
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Fitness instructors left without jobs due to COVID-19 launch new outdoor, online studio

Two fitness instructors are finding a way to persist, after a beloved wellness center they worked together at for 10 years decided to shut its doors permanently due to COVID-19. Read more here.
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Family of 7 contracts coronavirus after losing home to wildfires: 'All that we have are questions'

A family who was reeling after losing their home and belongings in a wildfire suffered another tragedy when all seven members contracted coronavirus. The parents and five children all tested positive. Read the full story.
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Why Americans could be 'closer to getting an outcome' on a second stimulus check

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is feeling ‘optimistic’ about the possibility of additional COVID-19 stimulus checks despite President Donald Trumps’ positive diagnosis. Read the full story.
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