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Check these COVID-19 risk scores before traveling this holiday season

It might be the answer to America’s school-reopening problem. If you’re considering a trip to visit friends or family, this map can help you understand where COVID-19 rates are rising. Just how risky is it to travel for the holidays this year? With rising rates of COVID-19, many experts are recommending a moratorium on holiday gatherings. But for those who are trying to decide whether they still want to travel, smart-thermometer company Kinsa has created predictive COVID-19 risk scores for...

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Bill Gates Just Predicted the Pandemic Will Change the World in These 7 Dramatic Ways

Life after Covid-19 will look a lot different than life before Covid-19, according to the Microsoft founder and philanthropist. Five years ago Bill Gates got up on TED stage and basically predicted the current pandemic and America’s shambolic response.Thanks to that talk, he's now regarded as one of the most prophetic voices out there on the threat of new diseases. That means when he offers his opinion on what life after Covid-19 will look like, we should all sit up and...

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Is it safe to travel for Thanksgiving?

Here’s what health experts are doing for the holiday.With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, many are planning and rethinking their normal traditions and travel plans.The Washington Post asked three public health experts what they plan to do for the Thanksgiving holiday, how they will make those decisions and what precautions they will take against the novel coronavirus, which has spread to record levels in several states. Source:Washington Post.

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How to safely — and graciously — host friends and family

as the weather gets colder Many of us were just getting the hang of pandemic-era socializing.In backyards and patios, stoops and parks, people have gathered at a distance with small numbers of friends and family for the human connections we so badly need. There was always a risk. But just when standing six feet apart and forgoing hugs (and cheese boards!) had started to feel almost normal, things shifted again.

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A look at Airports around the World, Incheon, Seoul Korea

Incheon Airport still battling COVID-19 A look at those of the Airports around the World. In this occasion a visual look at what the Airport in Seoul looks like Source: The Korea Herald

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¿Cuánto riesgo hay de contagiarse de covid-19 durante un vuelo?

¿Cuánto riesgo hay de contagiarse de covid-19 durante un vuelo? Aunque los aeropuertos han adoptado medidas como el uso de mascarillas y el distanciamiento social, continúan las dudas sobre el índice de contagios en la cabina de un avión. Un nuevo estudio realizado en Alemania analizó en marzo los contagios en un vuelo internacional de casi cinco horas. Estos son los resultados. Source:CNN en Español

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'Everyone tested positive': Covid devastates agriculture workers in California's heartland

'The well's been poisoned': how mixed messaging on Covid battered California's Central Valley The virus is surging in the Central Valley, where hundreds of thousands labor in the food industry. Workers say companies did little to prevent the spread Across California’s Central Valley, hundreds of thousands of workers wash the vegetables, debone the meat, sort the nuts and package the produce that finds its way into kitchens throughout the United States. When the coronavirus hit, their work was ruled essential,...

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Spain defends pandemic response as case numbers overtake Britain

Spain’s government defended its response to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday after official data showed the country had overtaken Britain to register the highest total number of cases in Western Europe. “Appropriate measures are being taken to control the pandemic in coordination” with the regions, the government said in a statement, after experts questioned its policies. “The data shows that we are being very active in tracking and detecting the virus.” Source: Reuters

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Coronavirus Is Never Going Away

No matter what happens now, the virus will continue to circulate around the world. The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has sickened more than 16.5 million people across six continents. It is raging in countries that never contained the virus. It is resurging in many of the ones that did. If there was ever a time when this coronavirus could be contained, it has probably passed. One outcome is now looking almost certain: This virus is never going away. Source: The Atlantic

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Why Can’t We Just Have Class Outside?

It might be the answer to America’s school-reopening problem. This month, Berkeley public schools, like many school districts across the country, announced they will not start the year with full-time, in-person school. Soon after, J Li, a business-innovation strategist who lives in the area, noticed moms in the local Facebook groups turn, like starlings at dusk, to one topic in particular: homeschool pods. Reluctant to face more months supervising Zoom classes, wealthy parents are grouping together in families of three or four...

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