Stories tagged: "social distancing"

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Government Leaders Can’t Seem to Follow Their Own Advice When It Comes to Coronavirus

Powerful people in Washington, including Sen. Rand Paul, have defied preventative measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Trump Appears Fine with Prioritizing Stocks Over Elderly People’s Lives

Despite repeated warnings from health officials about the dangers of lifting social distancing restrictions, President Trump is now signaling that he may go against their advice and prioritize the economy.

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Trump Might End Social Distancing Measures Because He’s Worried About Re-Election

Public health experts have warned against prematurely scaling back social distancing measures, arguing that it would harm efforts to contain the virus and devastate U.S. hospitals.

Olivia Marton, an 11th grader at Lincoln Park High School, studies school work with her computer at her home in Chicago. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
Social Distancing vs. Shelter In Place: What’s the Difference?

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Illinois is the latest state to require residents stay at home. The order is in place for the next two weeks.

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Coping With Quarantine: How Six People Are Dealing With Being Forced Into Isolation

“My dog is about to be the most fit chihuahua in existence on account of how many walks we are taking.”

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The Coronavirus Is Spreading and So Is ‘Quarantine Shaming’

Calling out those not abiding by social distancing rules is part of a startling, new reality for Americans in the age of COVID-19.