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2 experts share advice for safely shopping for groceries during the coronavirus pandemic

2 experts share advice for safely shopping for groceries during the coronavirus pandemic

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Grocery stores are still open, but that doesn't mean you should shop as normal. Business Insider spoke to two experts to find out what precautions shoppers should take amid the...
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The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers positive results in 5 minutes and negative results in 13

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers positive results in 5 minutes and negative results in 13

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that the FDA approved the emergency use of its new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test, which can deliver positive test results for the novel...
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Senators called on the FDA to lift restrictions that keep gay and bisexual men from donating blood amid 'severe' shortage during coronavirus outbreak

Senators called on the FDA to lift restrictions that keep gay and bisexual men from donating blood amid 'severe' shortage during coronavirus outbreak

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, 15 Senators urged the agency to reevaluate its restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Current rules dictate...
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The UK's coronavirus death toll has passed 1,000, with 260 people dying in the last 24 hours

The UK's coronavirus death toll has passed 1,000, with 260 people dying in the last 24 hours

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   9 articles

The death toll from the coronavirus in the UK has passed 1,000 people, health authorities said Saturday. 260 people died from the virus between 5 p.m. on Thursday and 5 p.m. on...
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How to make an effective face mask at home

How to make an effective face mask at home

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Homemade face masks are not as effective as surgical masks or N95 respirators , but most experts say they are better than nothing when it comes to preventing the spread of the...
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The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Republicans and Democrats put together a colossal $2 trillion economic relief package that provides emergency aid to both workers and businesses hard hit by the coronavirus...
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Lockdown living: how Europeans are avoiding going stir crazy

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

People across Europe are finding increasingly inventive ways to protect themselves against the psychological risks of isolation In Italy they are singing and sharing recipes...
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Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump called the former baseball player Alex Rodriguez for his thoughts on the administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, ABC News reported Friday...
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The trauma of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a nationwide spike in substance abuse, experts say

The trauma of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a nationwide spike in substance abuse, experts say

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Substance use disorder researchers told Business Insider that the trauma of a pandemic may cause a spike in addiction. A 2008 analysis published by the Centers for Disease...
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Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off 30% of the company in a scramble to preserve a 'cash runway' to last until the end of 2021

Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off 30% of the company in a scramble to preserve a 'cash runway' to last until the end of 2021

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Scooter startup Bird cut almost a third of its workforce in an online call on Friday morning, as the cash-guzzling startup prepares for the 'black swan' event to dry up...
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Fourteen more coronavirus deaths in Ireland as cases jump to 2,415

Fourteen more coronavirus deaths in Ireland as cases jump to 2,415

Health officials in Ireland reported the highest number of fatalities on a single day so far Fourteen more people have died from coronavirus in Ireland, bringing the death... Read more ...

NHS To Send Coronavirus 'Check-In' Text To Those In Self Isolation

NHS To Send Coronavirus 'Check-In' Text To Those In Self Isolation

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. People in self-isolation with suspected Covid-19 symptoms will get regular check-in texts from the NHS, the... Read more ...

Wales and Juventus star Aaron Ramsey makes £10,000 contribution to NHS charity

Wales and Juventus star Aaron Ramsey makes £10,000 contribution to NHS charity

Wales and Juventus star Aaron Ramsey has donated £10,000 to a Cardiff health charity raising money to help NHS workers during the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Manchester City's Etihad Stadium to be used by NHS during coronavirus pandemic

Manchester City's Etihad Stadium to be used by NHS during coronavirus pandemic

City have opened up the doors to their stadium to the National Health Service in the ongoing battle against coronavirus, following on from London's ExCel Centre Read more ...

Rio Ferdinand hits back at Liverpool fans and doubles down on call to void...

Rio Ferdinand hits back at Liverpool fans and doubles down on call to void Premier League season

The former Manchester United defender insists safety must come first Rio Ferdinand has hit back at Liverpool fans who criticised him for saying the Premier League season... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti urges football to focus on...

Coronavirus UK: Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti urges football to focus on global health amid outbreak

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti revealed that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believed playing Atletico Madrid in the Champions League in front of a full stadium was 'criminal'. Read more ...

Conor McGregor calls on Irish military to enforce ‘true lockdown' amid...

Conor McGregor calls on Irish military to enforce ‘true lockdown' amid coronavirus pandemic

Conor McGregor has been very vocal during the coronavirus crisis Conor McGregor has urged the Irish government to deploy the military and enforce a ‘true lockdown' as the... Read more ...

Boris Johnson receives unlikely message of support after contracting coronavirus

Boris Johnson receives unlikely message of support after contracting coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his secretary of state for health, Matt Hancock, both tested positive for COVID-19 and are now self-isolating amid the pandemic Read more ...

Emmanuel Petit slates Tottenham's £65m midfielder Tanguy Ndombele for lack...

Emmanuel Petit slates Tottenham's £65m midfielder Tanguy Ndombele for lack of fitness

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has backed Jose Mourinho's criticism of Tanguy Ndombele and questioned whether he's fit enough to play in the Premier League. Read more ...

Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home. The announcement came shortly after Boris Johnson also confirmed he had... Read more ...