Health

Tarrah Gibbons
May 12, 2020 - 6:59 am
When it comes to finding face masks, people are still struggling to keep up with the short supply. The critical question is, can disposable face masks be re-worn? See the details.
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May 12, 2020 - 6:51 am
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A five-hour online course created by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health could become the backbone of the country's contact tracer training program. The class, which rolled out Monday, offers online instruction to anyone who wants to learn the...
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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
May 11, 2020 - 7:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- BY: MEREDITH DELISO LSA Family Health Service needs face masks. The nonprofit employs frontline workers through its visiting nurse service and weekly food pantry in Manhattan's East Harlem. It has also heard from the families it serves that they need masks. Because of this, the...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 11, 2020 - 2:50 pm
Many people across the country are still under stay-at-home orders. A restaurant just installed shower curtains between tables to encourage social distancing.
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May 11, 2020 - 2:46 pm
By: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (LEBANON, N.H.) -- With personal protective equipment that hides her smile and muffles what used to be effortless communication, one nurse came up with a unique solution to help her coworkers and patients feel more comfortable in the hospital during the coronavirus...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 11, 2020 - 2:39 pm
Over one million people have tested positive for coronavirus in the United States. A father just detailed his 8-year-old son’s hospitalization with rare illness amid coronavirus pandemic.
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May 11, 2020 - 12:50 pm
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Sanitation stations, temperature checks and blow-drying bans all play a part in the new way hair salons operate. As America starts to reopen and rebuild amid the coronavirus pandemic, states such as Georgia — which on April 27 became the first...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Facebook, Google, Twitter and other platforms are taking unprecedented steps to protect public health as potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation spreads around the world. The companies are removing potentially dangerous misinformation promoted by politicians and others, while directing users to credible information from sources like the World Health Organization. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
The Associated Press
May 11, 2020 - 12:32 pm
Chicago (AP) — Twitter announced Monday it will warn users when a tweet contains disputed or misleading information about the coronavirus. The new rule is the latest in a wave of stricter policies that tech companies across are rolling out to confront an outbreak of virus-related misinformation on...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 11, 2020 - 11:49 am
A nationwide shortage of meat production is starting to affect businesses across the United States. These shortages happening across the country could possibly last through summer.
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May 11, 2020 - 10:59 am
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Nurses and other health care workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs say its government hospitals are not prepared to resume normal operations as regional plans roll out for reopening facilities and lifting coronavirus safety protocols. Front-line...
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