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Data divide creates disparities among counties desperate for COVID-19 information

Data divide creates disparities among counties desperate for COVID-19 information

8 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

Allegheny County's health department is one of only 10 in the state that are able to obtain detailed data about infectious diseases.
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Coronavirus: Shelter in place for another 5 months? Here's what Stanford researchers are projecting and why

14 minutes ago   |   ABC

Using data from the global MIDAS network, Stanford researchers say we're beginning to see some of the positive effects of social distancing in Santa Clara County. However...
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French coronavirus cases jump above China's after including nursing home tally

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

PARIS - The number of people who have died from the COVID-19 illness in France jumped by 61% to 6,507 over two days after data from nursing homes were included, and confirmed...
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Senators question Tim Cook about the privacy of Apple's COVID-19 app

Senators question Tim Cook about the privacy of Apple's COVID-19 app

38 minutes ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

Congress has questions about Apple's COVID-19 app and website. What you need to know Democratic senators have sent a letter to Tim Cook about Apple's COVID-19 app. They have...
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The coronavirus could affect the accuracy of the 2020 census - and that could decide who gets a vaccine

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The 2020 census is underway, but experts fear the coronavirus pandemic could prevent an accurate count of the US population. The government uses census data to allocate...
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Inside IndyCar's iRacing revolution: Oliver Askew, team take it seriously

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

No laps have been turned in the NTT IndyCar Series this season, yet rookie Oliver Askew incessantly is analyzing fresh lap data with his Arrow McLaren SP team. For the past two...
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It Was Already Dangerous To Be Muslim in India. Then Came the Coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   Time

The Islamophobic hashtags began circulating shortly after the news broke in late March. Indian authorities had linked dozens of cases of COVID-19 to a Muslim missionary group...
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CFOs Plan To Permanently Shift Significant Numbers Of Employees To Work Remotely - Survey

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Finance leaders, scouring balance sheets for costs to cut, are considering reducing the need for office space by permanently shifting a portion of employees to working...
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There are likely more unemployed Americans right now than at any time in history

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

We may be starring down the highest levels of joblessness, ever. A total of 7.1 million Americans were unemployed in March, up 1.4 million from last month, according to data...
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Senators ask Apple CEO Tim Cook about the company's COVID-19 app privacy practices

1 hour ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Four U.S. senators sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday asking questions about the company's COVID-19 app and how it handles personal data.
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White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...