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COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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Jobless claims rise in Tennessee, Georgia, rest of US as coronavirus pandemic worsens

[ad_1] In a worrisome sign of the harm the virus is inflicting on the economy, the government said Thursday that the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped last week to 853,000 — the most since September. In Tennessee, the number of initial jobless claims rose last week to 6,886, …

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Photos: The Reality of the Current Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] As the number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide nears 65 million, and the number of deaths attributed to the disease approaches 1.5 million, many countries are enduring a crushing surge in numbers. The toll on health-care workers, families, and the victims of the disease has been enormous. Gathered below …

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Tennessee Gov. Lee, first lady in quarantine after coronavirus exposure from security detail staffer

[ad_1] This story was updated Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at 7:47 p.m. with more information. NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday he is taking “very seriously” his and first lady Maria Lee’s exposure to the coronavirus and both are now in self-imposed quarantine after a member of his …

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Michigan sees biggest spike in daily COVID-19 cases since beginning of pandemic

[ad_1] The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Michigan rose to 134,656 as of Saturday. Saturday’s update brought 1,522 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the highest daily count since April 7. The weekly average of daily new COVID-19 cases hit 1,020 — the highest since April 17. Hospitalizations have …

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Survey: Business economists see coronavirus as biggest risk

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy faces risks from a potential resurgence of the coronavirus and from the failure so far of Congress to provide additional financial support for struggling individuals and businesses. That judgment emerges from a survey released Monday by the National Association for Business Economics of …

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If you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus, here’s how long to wait before getting tested

[ad_1] Q: If I find out I’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19, should I get tested? If so, when? A: Those are two good questions. The first one is easy: yes! The second one is harder to answer. To elaborate on the first question, people are put into quarantine …

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A Coronavirus Winter: How the U.S. Can Survive the Pandemic

[ad_1] On April 13, Robert Redfield, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, appeared on the Today show and assured viewers that the worst was nearly behind us. It had been a month since the last gathering of fans in an NBA arena; a month since …

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Mayor Coppinger extends Hamilton County mask mandate as coronavirus continues to spread

[ad_1] This story was updated Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 6:44 p.m. with more information. Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger renewed a countywide mask mandate on Thursday through Oct. 8, backed by members of the local medical and business community. The mandate, initially put into place in July, was set …

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Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19 – The Atlantic

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis and the NBA temporarily canceled its season. She has lived through …

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