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Supermarket chain gave employees $200,000 in gift cards to local restaurants

The Schnucks supermarket chain this holiday season gave nearly 14,000 employees $15 gift cards to struggling local restaurants. All told, Schnucks gifted $200,000 to support others in their local ‘food family.’ The restaurant industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s been estimated that 17% of restaurants across the country have closed since March. […]

Here’s what one expert says will happen as soon as the coronavirus pandemic ends

The latest coronavirus update from Johns Hopkins University shows that the US is recording at least 215,400 new coronavirus cases per day, based on the seven-day average of the latest pandemic data. As bad as things have gotten, though, one epidemiologist is out with a hopeful prediction for what happens once the pandemic ends. Dr. […]

This video of a COVID patient playing the violin for hospital workers just wrecked me

Each day’s coronavirus update in the US has offered up one record-breaking number of new COVID-19 cases after another. There’s humanity behind each one of those cases and each one of those coronavirus numbers, something it can be easy to forget at times amid the news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the story […]

Here’s why Dr. Fauci says you should try to order takeout regularly

White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci recently shared a recommendation that he thinks it would also be good for Americans to follow in order to support local businesses. Even though the risk for COVID-19 is elevated when people choose to eat inside a restaurant, it’s much safer to order takeout. That’s what Dr. Fauci […]

Dr. Fauci has bad news for sports fans

Sports fans aren’t going to like White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci’s latest coronavirus update. According to Dr. Fauci, because of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, expect the current reality that includes things like face mask mandates and limited capacity for sports games to continue to be the status quo […]

These 4 states are headed for new coronavirus lockdowns

With the coronavirus on the rise across many U.S. states, the prospect of new lockdown measures has become a reality. According to one health expert, the next three months could prove to be the “darkest of the entire pandemic.” Coronavirus infections in the U.S. over the last two weeks have increased by 32%. When the […]

33-year-old coronavirus denier with 1.1 million followers dies of COVID-19

A 33-year-old coronavirus denier died of COVID-19 complications after battling the illness for just over a week. Dmitriy Stuzhuk was a fitness influencer that 1.1 million people follow on Instagram. He acknowledged that he was wrong about the severity of COVID-19 in his final, hopeful post on the social network. His ex-wife broke the news […]

Ignore the CDC and keep wearing coronavirus face masks with valves – here’s why

The CDC recently revised its coronavirus guidelines to recommend against the use of face masks with valves, including many types of popular KN95 and N95 face masks. While there is certainly logic behind the recommendation, the CDC offers no data to support its new stance on masks with exhalation valves. The lack of supporting data […]

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