A mix-and-match coronavirus testing strategy has allowed New York to screen 32,000 people — far more than any other state
Reuters/Jeenah Moon New York state is racing past others in the US when it comes to testing for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. So far, the state has identified 7,102 cases of the novel coronavirus, just a little less than half of all d…
An Air Force vet hoarded 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer — then had no place to sell them
AP Matt Colvin, a former Air Force tech sergeant, swept up hand sanitizer from stories across Tennessee and Kentucky after the US’s first coronavirus-related death. Colvin and his brother sold the sanitizer and other health products for steep markups — until …
Personal Finance Daily: The Fed dropped interest rates to 0% — what that means for your credit cards and bank accounts and how long will coronavirus last?
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Why a top Harvard doctor is calling for a ‘national quarantine’ to stem the effects of the coronavirus pandemic
On Tuesday, Dr. Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, called for a two-week “national quarantine” amid the coronavirus pandemic. That would mean closing everything to the public apart from essential services, namely grocery stores a…
30 Books and Series to Read While Social Distancing
From stories of pandemics and solitude to page-turning escapism, here are 30 books and series to read while staying home during the COVID-19 outbreak.