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Utah Jazz undergo layoffs amid coronavirus pandemic

As part of larger corporate cutbacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, layoffs are underway within the Utah Jazz. Those cutbacks include non-basketball personnel, and some employees are taking salary reductions, sources told ESPN. The Jazz are one of approximately 80 companies within the Larry H. Miller Group, which confirmed the layoffs …

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AOC wants coronavirus ‘reparations’ for minority communities

WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called for coronavirus reparations for minorities, claiming higher numbers of COVID-19 fatalities in low-income communities stems from underlying inequality. “COVID deaths are disproportionately spiking in Black + Brown communities,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted to her 6 million followers on Friday morning. “Why? Because the chronic …

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Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, study says

Hold on to your cats! The rapidly-spreading coronavirus can be transmitted between your feline pets, according to a new Chinese study. Researchers at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute found that cats are not only susceptible to contracting COVID-19 but can pass it on to their furry friends as well. But other …

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California woman dies day after coronavirus diagnosis

A 32-year-old California woman died just a day after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus, her family said in a new report. Jessica Beatriz Cortéz, of Huntington Beach, southeast of Los Angeles, started to feel sick late last week, her family told the local Telemundo station. “She began by complaining …

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