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The country’s ‘divisive state’ is hurting Covid-19 response, Fauci says

The country’s ‘divisive state’ is hurting Covid-19 response, Fauci says

One of the things that’s getting in the way of clear and consistent messaging when it comes to Covid-19 in the US is the country’s current divided state, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. “We are in such a divisive state in society that it tends to get politicized,” the country’s leading infectious disease expert said Monday…MORE

Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year

Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first guidance for the holidays, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic in a new posting on its website Monday night. Door-to-door trick-or-treating and costume masks and parties are discouraged this year due to the pandemic, the CDC said. “Many traditional Halloween activities can…MORE

50 fun things to do this fall (take your pick)

50 fun things to do this fall (take your pick)

As we head into autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and temperatures start to cool down, the pandemic can’t change that it’s still the season of leaves falling and light sweaters and jackets, with the morning and twilight feeling crisp but not too chilly. Not yet. You can get really amazing ideas of what to do…MORE

Updated CDC guidance acknowledges coronavirus can spread through the air

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance on its website to say coronavirus can commonly spread “through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols,” which are produced even when a person breathes. “Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread,” the site now says. Previously,…MORE

Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus on hard surfaces

Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus on hard surfaces

Pine-Sol’s original cleaner has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a product that can kill the coronavirus on frequently used surfaces. The product was added to the agency’s list of products expected to kill the virus after meeting the criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, an EPA…MORE

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