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Coronavirus quarantine period can be reduced to 10 or 7 days: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced it was shortening the recommended quarantine period for people who have been exposed to coronavirus.
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‘Miracle’ one-pound baby heads home after 124 days in the hospital

After spending over four months in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), baby Patrick LaFraniere is finally going home after weighing a mere 1 pound, 3.7 ounces at birth. New mom Meghan LaFraniere says, “It’s a miracle.”
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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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ICU nurse loses husband and mother to COVID within 3 days: ‘They’re both gone!’

An intensive care nurse is mourning the death of her husband and mother from coronavirus within the same week. Read the harrowing story on RADIO.COM
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College student sues after school suspends her for violating COVID-19 rules

An NYU freshman has hit the school with a lawsuit contesting its decision to suspend her for going on a Hudson River boat ride where people were flouting COVID-19 rules.
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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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Baby born from embryo that had been frozen for 27 years

At only one-month old, baby Molly Evertte Gibson has made history after being born from a 27-year-old frozen embryo. The baby broke barriers in the scientific community after setting the record for the longest frozen embryo to ever come to birth.
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Nurse placed on leave after mocking COVID-19 guidelines on TikTok

An oncology nurse in Salem, Oregon has been placed on administrative leave after posting a video on TikTok bragging about ignoring basic COVID-19 safety guidelines. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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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-19 can result in irreversible lung damage requiring lung transplantation: Study

Researchers with Northwestern Medicine said COVID-19 can essentially destroy the fundamental framework of the lungs, rendering them irrecoverable, and lung transplantation is the only option for survival.
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