Stories tagged: "pandemic"


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Remembering Mark Anthony Urquiza: ‘His Smile Just Lit Up the Entire Room’

Mark Urquiza passed away on June 30, 2020, after a three-week battle with COVID-19. He was 65 years old.

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Remembering Isabelle Papadimitriou: ‘She Was a Very Proud Grandmother’

Papadimitriou died in a Dallas, Texas, hospital on July 4, 2020. She only had 11 months with her granddaughter before COVID-19 took her life.

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‘Look at the One’: Remembering the Names and Faces of Those Who’ve Died of COVID-19

It’s still hard to grasp just how much suffering the US has experienced this year.

How to Prepare for In-Person Voting If You Have COVID-19 Anxiety

The pressure to cast a vote in the election may be taking a toll on your mental health. This is the advice of a professional and the CDC.

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Americans Are Being Charged for COVID Testing That’s Supposed to Be Free

Health data firm Castlight found that insurers are holding patients responsible for about 2.4% of coronavirus claims, according to a recent New York Times article.

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Trump’s Coronavirus Failures Forced Governors to Step Up. Here’s What They’ve Done.

Most Americans disapprove of how President Trump has handled COVID-19—despite what you heard at the Republican National Convention.

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Trump Administration Wants to Exempt Teachers From Quarantine Orders

“It essentially means if we are exposed and we know we might potentially be positive, we still have to come to school and we might at that point be carriers and spreaders."