COVID-19

Teachers Complain After Some Parents Appear Shirtless, Drinking During Remote Learning

One teacher in Florida revealed that one of the biggest struggle with virtual learning hasn’t been her students, it’s been the half-dressed parents who pop up on screen. Read more.
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Emmy Presenters Will Wear Tuxedo Hazmat Suits to Hand Out Awards

The 2020 Emmy Awards is making safety a priority amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and that entails employing the use of hazmat suits during the ceremony.
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Disney World Plans to Open One Water Park in March 2021

Walt Disney World is hoping 2021 will be the year they finally reopen their water parks.The Orlando resort revealed tentative plans for a spring 2021 reopening pending government approval. Read the full story.
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Florida Bar Bans Face Masks Inside: 'We Do Not Believe in Them'

A Florida bar is scoring big business after introducing a new rule that bans face masks inside. The owner said anyone who wears a face mask inside will be thrown out of his bar. Read the full story.
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COVID-19 Calculator Quantifies Your Risk of Getting Sick From Different Activities

A group of volunteers in San Francisco has developed a tool to help you determine the relative risk of your behavior and various activities amid COVID.
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Nearly 30 Students to Quarantine After Parents Knowingly Send COVID-Positive Teen to School

A Massachusetts high student attended the first day of classes despite having tested positive for COVID-19. The school determined the parents knew of the positive diagnosis but did not quarantine the teen. Read more now.
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Will Bikefest at Lake of the Ozarks Become a Superspreader Like Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?

Despite the influx of COVID cases following the Sturgis motorcycle rally, a gathering of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts was given the green light at Lake of the Ozarks. Read about the concerns that it’ll become a superspreader.
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Pastor Who Told Congregation Not to Wear Masks Now Hospitalized in ICU With COVID

A pastor who told his congregation that they are not required to wear face masks during church services has contracted COVID-19. Paul Van Noy and his wife both tested positive for the novel virus. Read more now.
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Original 'Coyote Ugly' Bar Closing Amid COVID: 'We Simply Can’t Afford to Pay the Rent'

The Coyote Ugly bar in NYC, made famous by the 2000 film of the same name starring Piper Perabo, Tyra Banks and Maria Bello, is closing after nearly 28 years in business because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Why Temperature Checks in Schools May Not Be Effective in Stopping Spread of COVID-19

Body temperature checks have been seen as an advanced way to help curtail the transmission of COVID, but some medical experts are warning they may not be effective and could be giving parents, teachers and students a false sense of security.
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