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FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during coronavirus pandemicFDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during coronavirus pandemic

FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during coronavirus pandemic

The US Food and Drug Administration issued new blood donation eligibility guidance Thursday as US blood supplies decrease amid the…

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In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirusIn just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend the state's stay-at-home order until April 30 as the numbers of…

15 hours ago
Cats may get coronavirus, but experts say it’s nothing to worry aboutCats may get coronavirus, but experts say it’s nothing to worry about

Cats may get coronavirus, but experts say it’s nothing to worry about

A newly-hatched study out of China, so raw that it's not yet been peer-reviewed, has some disturbing news for cat…

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‘It’s within our power’ to avoid projected deaths, Fauci says‘It’s within our power’ to avoid projected deaths, Fauci says

‘It’s within our power’ to avoid projected deaths, Fauci says

The nation's top infectious disease expert stressed Thursday the US can still defy alarming projections of coronavirus deaths with aggressive…

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FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody testFDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued its first emergency use authorization for a coronavirus test that looks for…

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A healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to knowA healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to know

A healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to know

Nicole Buchanan wasn't even allowed to say goodbye to her husband.

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Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathingExperts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by…

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An ER doctor dies in his husband’s arms a week after first coronavirus symptomsAn ER doctor dies in his husband’s arms a week after first coronavirus symptoms

An ER doctor dies in his husband’s arms a week after first coronavirus symptoms

New Jersey emergency room doctor Frank Gabrin knew he could contract coronavirus when he walked into work to treat patients.

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For the deaf or hard of hearing, face masks pose new challengeFor the deaf or hard of hearing, face masks pose new challenge

For the deaf or hard of hearing, face masks pose new challenge

Laken Brooks writes that for the deaf and hard of hearing, face masks are posing new risks by concealing mouths…

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The ‘game changer’ that wasn’t: Company falsely claimed FDA authorization for coronavirus blood testThe ‘game changer’ that wasn’t: Company falsely claimed FDA authorization for coronavirus blood test

The ‘game changer’ that wasn’t: Company falsely claimed FDA authorization for coronavirus blood test

The company claimed it would distribute the first coronavirus antibody test authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration. It…

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How to train yourself not to touch your faceHow to train yourself not to touch your face

How to train yourself not to touch your face

We're washing our hands, staying at home and standing 6 feet apart when we do need to go out. What…

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Here’s a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirusHere’s a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus

Here’s a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is arming consumers with a list of disinfectants that people can use to protect themselves…

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Print this so you don’t bring coronavirus homePrint this so you don’t bring coronavirus home

Print this so you don’t bring coronavirus home

Life under coronavirus means staying home as much as possible -- but you'll likely need to make a trip to…

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Humans are terrible at social distancing. Here’s what to do about itHumans are terrible at social distancing. Here’s what to do about it

Humans are terrible at social distancing. Here’s what to do about it

In Tokyo, crowds have been congregating in parks each day to see the cherry blossoms at peak bloom. Some 6,000…

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Before a Washington mother died of coronavirus, her six children used a walkie-talkie to say goodbyeBefore a Washington mother died of coronavirus, her six children used a walkie-talkie to say goodbye

Before a Washington mother died of coronavirus, her six children used a walkie-talkie to say goodbye

Just weeks ago, Sundee Rutter was told she was beating breast cancer. But suddenly she was dying of a different…

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