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Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

It’s the debate heard ’round the world: Should you or shouldn’t you wear a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic? That’s something White House and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials are discussing, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert. While the World Health Organization on Monday stood by…MORE

Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19? The main list of acute symptoms at this time is actually quite short and can appear anywhere from two to 14 days after exposure to the virus, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We’re emphasizing fever…MORE

What is coronavirus and Covid-19? An explainer

What is coronavirus and Covid-19? An explainer

Coronavirus. Just the word strikes fear into our hearts. “Novel coronavirus” is the proper term for this brand-new virus wreaking havoc on our unprepared world. But you can also call this nasty villain by its scientific name: severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2 for short. Becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 can trigger a potentially…MORE

Coronavirus threatens other areas of scientific progress, researchers fear

Coronavirus threatens other areas of scientific progress, researchers fear

On a normal day, Maddie LaRue would wake up, head to her lab and get to work. As a PhD candidate at New York University studying pancreatic cancer, and just months away from defending her thesis, she’s spent years getting to this point — years of cultivating a mouse colony with a particular genetic composition,…MORE

Stress eating these days? Here’s some help

Stress eating is something that many people struggle with on a regular basis, when things are “normal.” But with the coronavirus pandemic challenging us in different ways each day, it seems to have become an equal opportunity problem, affecting even those who don’t typically eat in response to anxiety or other emotions. “I think I…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Cool cats and kittens everywhere are hungry for more “Tiger King.” Luckily, before the docuseries found a ravenous fanbase on Netflix, “SNL” star Kate McKinnon was already set to adapt the story for screen, having secured rights to the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic.” McKinnon is set to star as animal advocate Carole Baskin and executive…

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

A growing number of actors, musicians, comedians and others in entertainment are opening up about their personal experiences after a COVID-19 diagnosis, citing their desire to encourage people to heed social distancing guidelines. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first to take to social media to talk about their diagnosis and…

Andy Cohen shares how he stayed out of the hospital

Andy Cohen returned to work Monday and shared with his audience what it was like to have the coronavirus. Appearing on his SiriusXM radio show, “Andy Cohen Live,” the Bravo executive and talk show host talked about his symptoms, which he said included fever, a cough, tightness in his chest, some chills, loss of smell…