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WHO Says Coronavirus Going Airborne Indoors ‘Cannot Be Ruled Out’

The World Health Organization has updated its guidelines on how the coronavirus is transmitted, stating that the likelihood that the virus can go airborne, particularly in enclosed spaces like restaurants and gyms, “cannot be ruled out.” In its updated guidelines issued Thursday, the WHO cited multiple reported outbreaks of COVID-19 involving people who became infected after being in […]

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New York Politician’s Coronavirus Briefing Takes NSFW Turn: ‘I’m Going To Blush’

A New York politician provided a much-needed moment of levity at her latest coronavirus briefing. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s presser took an unexpected turn at the weekend when she advised against handling other people’s tennis balls when courts in the county reopen. “You can kick their balls, but you can’t touch them,” said Curran, […]

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We’re Going Backwards With Coronavirus Response, Obama ‘Ebola Czar’ Warns

Ronald Klain warned how President Donald Trump’s White House risks making the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. even worse because of an ongoing lack of testing. Klain, dubbed the “Ebola czar” after former President Barack Obama tasked him with leading the U.S. response to the Ebola epidemic, told MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace on Thursday that increased testing […]