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9:28 p.m. April 18, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
The public’s expectation of perfection: Risk of blood clot from Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is 0.00009% ‘It’s the same perceptual problem when we blindly drive to the airport texting, yet worry about the airplane’‘It’s the same perceptual problem when we blindly drive to the airport texting, yet worry about the airplane.’
5:58 a.m. April 11, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Weary of #fakenews, more Americans are getting their COVID-related news from peer-reviewed medical journals Social media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications mightSocial media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications might.
5:34 a.m. April 3, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Frugality will continue to reign’: Eager to save hundreds of dollars, Americans flock to one type of product A new report from the Conference Board tracks three distinct trendsA new report from the Conference Board tracks three distinct trends.
7:26 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
CDC Director: ‘I can’t tell you how much vaccine we have and, if I can’t tell it to you, then I can’t tell it to the governors’ President Joe Biden has outlined a goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, which some analysts describe as ambitiousPresident Joe Biden has outlined a goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, which some analysts describe as ambitious.
8:16 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why do I need to wear a mask if I’ve had COVID-19? Who is it protecting? Can I really be reinfected? ‘Like everyone else, I am hoping that the vaccine will help infection rates and more people can get back to work’‘Like everyone else, I am hoping that the vaccine will help infection rates, and more people can get back to work.’
5:39 a.m. Jan. 17, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Biden’s $1.9-trillion COVID-19 rescue plan is a ‘lifeline’ for millions of Americans President-elect Joe Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in a new coronavirus economic relief package when he takes office this monthPresident-elect Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in a new coronavirus economic relief package when he takes office this month.
5:16 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I didn’t receive a $1,200 stimulus check during the first surge of COVID-19. Will I get a payment this time around? President-elect Bidens said Thursday he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief plan. President-elect Bidens said Thursday he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief plan.
11:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Biden wants Americans to wear masks for 100 days — do they protect against COVID-19 or merely promote healthy behavior? ‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch.
2:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden’s pandemic plan: Restore Obamacare, mandatory masks, paid sick leave and free COVID-19 tests The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face’The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face.’
12:57 a.m. Nov. 26, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The CDC says you shouldn’t travel for Thanksgiving — how to reduce risk of infection if you do ‘The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with,’ the agency said ‘The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with,’ the agency said.
9:08 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Bruce Horovitz
Life will never be the same for people over 60 — even with a COVID-19 vaccine These are the likely long-term impacts on gatherings, travel, eating, medicine, home life and even public restroomsMost will keep taking precautions. Here’s a preview of post-vaccine life for older Americans.
3:21 a.m. Oct. 18, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci: ‘This is an outbreak of historic proportions, the likes of which we’ve not seen in 102 years’ The veteran immunologist said, ‘I think we’re facing a whole lot of trouble’The veteran immunologist said, ‘I think we’re facing a whole lot of trouble.’
7:22 a.m. Sept. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Another warning from the 1918 flu for COVID-19: ‘Survival does not mean that individuals fully recovered’ ‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19’‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19.’
4:59 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Davide Mamone
‘I was in so much fear that I started running’: Asian Americans must grapple with racism — as well as the coronavirus pandemic ‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look’‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look.’
3:02 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — are they as contagious as those who display symptoms? Asymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study saysAsymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study says.
3:45 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The man who warned in 2018 that America was unprepared for a pandemic says: ‘The U.S. squandered every possible opportunity to control the coronavirus’ On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come’On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come.’
12:54 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci tells MarketWatch: I would not get on a plane or eat inside a restaurant The veteran immunologist reveals his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemicThe veteran immunologist reveals his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic.
8:26 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Wrong!’ Trump and Fauci clash over surge in coronavirus cases, handling of economic shutdown — and hydroxychloroquine Anthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in casesAnthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in cases.
3:56 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Top coronavirus doctor in Spain has a message for revelers and tourists: ‘A couple of drinks, you take off your mask, you sing and you dance — that’s a problem’ Dr. Vicente Soriano believes Spain won’t repeat the dramatic events of March and AprilMarketWatch spoke to Dr. Vicente Soriano, expert in infectious diseases and director of the UNIR Health Sciences School & Medical Center in Madrid, to discuss the latest coronavirus developments in Spain.
2:24 a.m. July 16, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: COVID-19 is far from contained and could rival 1918 flu pandemic that killed 50 million, experts warn Goldman Sachs posts ‘almost indecent’ earnings that far exceed expectations, while UnitedHealth revenue falls short and Walmart mandates masksThe coronavirus pandemic is far from contained and could end up rivaling the 1918 flu that killed more than 50 million people worldwide, two leading health experts are warning.
11:43 a.m. June 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump rally attendees dismiss heat and coronavirus concerns as they line up outside Tulsa arena Temperatures in Tulsa have reached the 90s, and the Trump faithful are camped in an area with hardly a spot of shadeTemperatures in Tulsa have reached the 90s, and the Trump faithful are camped in an area with hardly a spot of shade.
4:14 a.m. June 9, 2020 - By Ivan Castano
Clinging to ‘pura vida’: Costa Rica is known for its beaches and volcanoes — and now a worrying spike in COVID cases, too With Latin America a new hot spot, Costa Rica stands out with its early caution and fewer coronavirus cases than its neighbors — leaving this writer relishing what may be fleeting freedomsCosta Rica had low coronvirus numbers for much of 2020. But the tourism destination is witnessing a sudden jump in cases with 55 new illnesses reported Sunday — the highest daily number since this lush Central American nation recorded its first COVID-19 case on March 6.
12:16 p.m. May 11, 2020 - By Marco Ferrarese
Tundra Sartorel and Maurizio Ferrarese, loving wife and husband, who died within three days of each other in Lombardy, Italy A son reflects on losing two parents to COVID-19 while trapped abroadThe author, still stuck in Peru, lost both his parents to COVID-19.
7:57 a.m. May 7, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. public health experts increasingly fretful as states press ahead with reopenings White House reportedly dismissive of CDC framework for safely reopening businesses, schools, churches and other public placesWhite House reportedly dismissive of CDC framework for safely reopening businesses, churches and other public places.
9:54 a.m. May 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
As 30 states prepare to reopen, exercise extra caution in these public spaces Is 6 feet really the ‘magic number’ in public spaces? Is 6 feet really the ‘magic number’ in public spaces?
3:27 p.m. April 27, 2020 - By Beckie Strum
New York’s reopening of businesses will be gradual and timing will vary across the state Plans are being put in place that will help people socially distance even when they’re patronizing businessesGov. Andrew Cuomo laid out more specific guidelines about areas that could reopen in a couple of weeks.
8:26 a.m. April 25, 2020 - By Weston Blasi
‘I’d probably tell my grandkids the story of how we met’: This couple got coronavirus on a first date — and they’ve been quarantining together ever since Contracting COVID-19 on a first date sounds improbable, even for Hollywood: ‘I don’t blame her at all; we both had a really fun time together,’ says Nick Crawford, 23Contracting COVID-19 on a first date sounds too improbable, even for Hollywood. ‘I don’t blame her at all, we both had a really fun time together,’ says Nick Crawford, 23.
4:51 a.m. April 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I didn’t feel well last month and asked my housekeeper to stay home. I am nervous about having her come back. She asked for ‘unpaid wages.’ What should I do? ‘I would like to help her, but I thought she was self-employed and, therefore, knew her income would fluctuate’‘I would like to help her, but I thought she was self-employed and, therefore, knew her income would fluctuate.’
12:55 p.m. April 23, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
These are the most popular books people are reading as they quarantine at home In honor of World Book Day, here are the types of books flying off online shelves — outdoor survival tips, classic literature, and children’s academic workbooksIn honor of World Book Day, here are the types of books flying off online shelves — outdoor survival tips, classic literature, and children’s academic workbooks.
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