Stories tagged: "pandemic"


by Sean Galvin
Cartoon: The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Teaching is already an incredibly difficult profession without having to manage a classroom in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and businessman, passed away due to complications from coronavirus (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
Herman Cain Dies of COVID-19 as Infections Rattle GOP Staff

Cain's death comes one day after news of Turning Point USA founder also dying of coronavirus complications.

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‘Shut It Down’: Public Health Experts Call for a Do-Over to Contain Coronavirus

“The best thing for the nation is not to reopen as quickly as possible, it's to save as many lives as possible."

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Parents and Teachers Are Terrified of Schools Reopening as COVID-19 Cases Surge: ‘I Just Don’t Know If It’s Safe’

Without a comprehensive plan that includes additional federal funding, teachers and parents argue, reopening schools could put students, their families, and educators in danger.

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I’m a Microbiologist and a Mom. This Is Why I’m Keeping My Kids Home This Fall.

Unfortunately, we don’t have scientific studies on any of this yet, so we really don’t know how to open schools safely during a pandemic.

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COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking in More Than 35 States and Trump Just Withdrew From the World Health Organization

The Trump administration on Tuesday officially notified the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the World Health Organization.

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States That Don’t Require Face Masks Saw Coronavirus Cases Surge by 84% in 2 Weeks

Meanwhile, 11 states that do mandate face coverings while in public reported new coronavirus cases fell by 25% over that same time period.