Coronavirus

University of Texas Austin Prohibiting Students From Having Parties, On or Off Campus

The University of Texas is prohibiting students from having parties this fall, on or off campus, in an effort to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Map Shows How Stimulus Proposals Would Impact Unemployment Benefits

Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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Company Launches Grave Cameras So Grievers Can Have 'Virtual Burial Visits'

A tech company has launched grave cameras that allow mourners worried about the coronavirus pandemic to virtually visit loved ones who have passed on.
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Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus on First Day Back to School

At least one student and one school staff member in Indiana have tested positive for coronavirus, days after the state reopened schools for in-person instruction.
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Get Your Paws Off That Hand Sanitizer — Why You Shouldn't Disinfect Your Dog's Feet

As we enter our new normal, we can all agree that hand sanitizer, face masks, and disinfectant wipes have become the new checklist. Experts warn about putting hand sanitizer on dogs’ paws.
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How to Overcome a Challenging Pandemic Sleep Routine

You might want to think twice before having that nightcap before bed — especially if you’re hoping it will help you sleep better. A neuroscience expert shares tips for those having trouble falling asleep during the pandemic.
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Teen’s Parents Die of COVID-19 Four Days Apart: ‘They're Watching Me From Above’

A 17-year-old high school football player in Georgia is mourning the loss of both of his parents who died from coronavirus just four days apart.
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'American Idol' Holding Virtual Auditions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

“American Idol” is going virtual. The current COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the singing competition series to make some necessary changes.
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McDonald’s CEO Says Employees Might Call Police on Customers Not Wearing Face Masks

McDonald’s is standing firmly behind their face mask policy. In an effort to keep his employees safe, the chain’s CEO said he hasn’t ruled out having staff call the police should a customers refuse to wear masks.
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More Than 250 Test Positive for COVID-19 Amid Outbreak at Summer Camp

A summer camp in Georgia is the latest location to have an outbreak of coronavirus. More than 250 campers and staffers at the sleepaway camp have tested positive for COVID-19.
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