COVID-19

Cuomo: 1st COVID-19 vaccine delivery set to arrive Dec. 15; will be enough for 170K NYers

New York state is set to receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Dec. 15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. That delivery will include enough doses to vaccinate 170,000 New Yorkers.
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Nurse dies from COVID-19 at same hospital where he treated patients

An intensive care unit nurse working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic has died from the deadly virus at the same hospital where he treated patients. Read his heartbreaking story on RADIO.COM.
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Will Americans get a stimulus check by the end of 2020?

Lawmakers and White House officials have been in ongoing talks trying to work out another coronavirus relief package. Will Americans get a stimulus check by the end of 2020?
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CDC expected to recommend COVID-19 vaccine priorities, though no clear answers yet

A CDC committee will meet Tuesday to vote on who should get a coronavirus vaccine first, after it is approved by the FDA. The federal government has said 40 million vaccine doses could be available by the end of December.
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COVID death toll increases after outbreak linked to church event

Three more people have died of coronavirus-complications linked to a major COVID-19 outbreak at a church in North Carolina, officials report. That brings the total to 12 deaths. Read more now.
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Burnout on the rise as workers face increased stress, survey finds

Our work lives have changed dramatically during the pandemic, but burnout is still proving to be a factor for employees working remotely. A new survey found more workers feel burned out this year than last year.
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Couple married 47 years die of COVID at the same time on the same day

Their daughter describes it as a “Romeo and Juliet” type of tragedy, but this one has a pandemic twist: Leslie “LD” McWaters, 76, and Patricia McWaters, 78, of Jackson, who spent 47 years together, died one minute apart on the same day of COVID-19.
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Back from Thanksgiving travel? Better get tested, says White House COVID-19 expert

Coronavirus experts are urging anyone who traveled over Thanksgiving to get tested or to quarantine for two weeks. Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, says: If you traveled, assume you have the virus.
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Moderna to file application with FDA for COVID-19 vaccine

A possible coronavirus vaccine developed by the Massachusetts-based biotech firm Moderna will reportedly be subitted to the Food and Drug Administration for approval today.
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COVID-19 survivor celebrates 106th birthday: 'We look at this as a miracle from God'

A birthday that only comes around once a century. Priscilla Boyle, a COVID-survivor, turned 106 on Sunday! She overcame the novel virus earlier this summer. Read the full story now at RADIO.COM.
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