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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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Kids of healthcare workers urge people to avoid large Thanksgivings: 'We want to keep everyone safe'

Children of doctors, nurses and other frontline workers at the Cook County Health system are asking the public to stay home for the holidays. Read the full story now.
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Dole recalls 2 types of romaine lettuce hearts due to E.coli concerns

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall on organic romaine hearts due to the possible contamination of E.coli. The brand noted that the recall pertains to the two brands. Read the story now.
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AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine is up to 90% effective

AstraZeneca says the late-stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine were “highly effective.” The company is now the third drugmaker to reveal positive vaccine developments over the last few weeks.
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First US immunizations could arrive on December 12

The head of the United States effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine says the first immunizations could happen on December 21. Read more on RADIO.COM for more details.
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These selfie face masks allow people to see your actual smile

A new company makes face masks that have your a replica of your actual smile on them. The masks look so realistic that sometimes people think you’re not wearing one at all. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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