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Inside Tennessee’s Push To Bring Thousands Of NASCAR Fans Together During A Pandemic

This article is published in partnership with Newsy.  Worried officials in Sullivan County, Tennessee, called a press conference on July 10 to address the county’s spiking number of COVID-19 cases. “Only this week have we seen those double-digit increases,” said Mayor Richard Venable, who instituted a mask mandate to try to slow the spread. “We […]

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When’s The Best Time To Get A Flu Shot During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Summer’s nearly over, and unfortunately, we are still very much in the throes of a pandemic. As fall approaches, there’s another community health concern to contend with: flu season. The dual threat of influenza and COVID-19 has public health experts warning of a “twindemic” effect that could sicken the population and overwhelm hospitals. Social distancing, […]

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Christian Leaders Call On Fellow Believers To Take Science Seriously During The Pandemic

Dozens of Christian leaders have signed a statement defending science and calling on fellow believers to follow the advice of public health experts during the coronavirus pandemic.  The list of 76 leaders includes Christian writers, pastors, theologians, scientists, doctors and seminary leaders. They say they are deeply concerned about the “polarization and politicization of science” […]

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What Happens When A Wildfire Meets A Pandemic

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