Tag Archive for: Covid-19

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7 Nursing Home Residents in Miami Facility Test Positive for COVID-19 Virus

On April 4th, South Florida 6 reported that seven nursing home residents at Jackson Memorial’s Long-Term Care Center tested positive for COVID-19. After learning that some residents have contracted the virus, which is particularly more aggressive…
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FL Allows Stranded Cruise Ships with COVID-19 Infected Passengers to Dock After Other Countries Wouldn’t

Four days before health officials classified COVID-19 as a pandemic, the MS Zaandam set sail on March 7, 2020, out of a Buenos Aires port. While the trip was expected to last 20 days, it was cut short after 107 passengers and 143 crew members…
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As COVID-19 Spreads, More and More Americans are Creating Their Wills Online

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the U.S., threatening the lives of all Americans, many individuals are scrambling to get their wills written up and are using online resources or DIY software to do it, reports CNBC. Although the coronavirus…
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Will workers’ compensation insurance cover coronavirus claims filed in Florida?

When a worker suffers an injury or illness on the job in Miami, they can typically turn to their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company to pay for the medical care they need given they qualify to receive these benefits. If they…

Trump administration announces steps to speed coronavirus testing, including drive through appointments.

Crowd control. The Trump administration announced a series of steps to boost the availability of coronavirus testing, after facing heated and bipartisan criticism. Concerns about the pandemic continue to ripple across the globe, as more events…

How COVID-19 is affecting college students as they are forced to leave campus.

[InsideHigherEd] Colleges across the United States are sending their students home over growing concern for the spread of coronavirus. Harvard University joined a large number of colleges that will be transitioning instruction from “in person”…

Scientists are offering thousands of dollars to volunteers willing to be injected with coronavirus to help develop a vaccine

While millions of people across the world are frantically trying to protect themselves from contracting the coronavirus, researchers in the UK are asking volunteers to come forward and become infected with Covid-19. The virus, which has managed…

Amazon Battles Counterfeit Masks, $400 Hand Sanitizer Amid Virus Panic

The Wall Street Journal reports the retailer Amazon is having a difficult time addressing falsely labeled protective gear and price-gouging sellers, as anxious shoppers load up on supplies to combat the Coronavirus outbreak.  Many sellers did…

Flying with Southwest Airlines? Here’s what the airline says it’s doing to protect passengers from coronavirus

If you’ve flown with Southwest Airlines recently or have an upcoming flight booked, you may have received correspondence, likely through email, from SVP and Chief Marketing Officer Ryan Green regarding the coronavirus outbreak that is occurring…

Flu has killed 20,000 Americans so far this season, including 136 children

  The flu is responsible for significantly more deaths than the COVID-19 virus, so why are Americans on the brink of panic?  The news reports on the chaos the Coronavirus is staging throughout the world, and states have declared emergency…

Coronavirus Spreading in U.S. Could Cause ‘Severe’ Disruption to Daily Life, Health Officials Warn

  Ecowatch has reported that the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, could cause "severe" disruption to daily life in the U.S. after an official warning on Tuesday, prompted by the spread of the new virus in countries outside its…

Cases of Coronavirus Spike in Countries Outside of China

Without any vaccine available to stop Covid-19 (coronavirus), the virus is rampantly spreading across the globe. Fox News recently reported that cases in China and other countries are spiking, causing fear to spread amongst everyone.On Monday,…

China Fails to Respond to CDC’s Offer to Help Gather Information on the Deadly Coronavirus

The coronavirus, which has officially been renamed Covid-19, is putting individuals all across the globe in a frenzy after China’s Hubei province announced 242 new deaths [Source: CNN]. The news source also reported that new infections increased…