health

Despite warnings and rising COVID cases, some still travel for Thanksgiving

Public health experts and Bay Area officials do not want you to travel for Thanksgiving this week over coronavirus concerns. But while the scene at SFO Tuesday looked nothing like the usual holiday rush, there were still travelers making the trip.
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Fauci: COVID currently 'really intense' and a 'sacrifice' now may lead to 'more healthy, happy Thanksgivings'

Dr. Anthony Fauci told 1010 WINS on Wednesday that U.S. coronavirus infections are “really intense” right now and that avoiding gatherings this holiday weekend may lead to “more healthy, happy Thanksgivings” in the future.
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Household poisoning risk for children is higher amid COVID pandemic, warn experts

Experts warn that the household poisoning risk for children is higher amid the coronavirus pandemic due to an increased consumer demand for disinfectants as well as more time spent at home. Find out more on RADIO.COM.
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COVID-19 quarantine time to be shortened by the CDC

The CDC is expected to recommend a shorter length of quarantine for people that have been exposed to COVID-19. The agency has suggested recently that testing could play a crucial role in the updated approach. Learn more on RADIO.COM.
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Keep the mask: A vaccine won’t end the US crisis right away

Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S.
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Engineers create breathalyzer COVID-19 test that they say gives results in one minute

Engineers at Texas A&M University have created a breathalyzer COVID-19 test that they say gives results in less than one minute. Find out more about the device, and how they hope to implement its use, on RADIO.COM.
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Will essential workers get earlier access to COVID vaccines?

While the Food and Drug Administration is set to meet on December 10th to discuss Pfizer’s request for emergency use authorization for its vaccine, it is still unclear who will be among the first to get the vaccinations.
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CDC advisory panel warns vaccine's side effects 'won't be a walk in the park'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must be transparent with Americans about the likely side effects of a coronavirus vaccine, a CDC advisory committee said Monday.
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The U.S. could see 'well over 300,000' COVID deaths by the end of the year, warns Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s outlook on the remainder of the year is grim. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases believes fatalities from COVID-19 may climb to more than 300,000 by the end of 2020. Read on.
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How to reduce eye strain in kids when learning remotely

More and more children are suffering from another side effect from the COVID-19 pandemic — eye strain. Here’s how to keep your kids comfortable.
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