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‘Our first glimmer of hope’: Healthcare workers reflect on a devastating year and a brighter future as they get the first COVID-19 shots

Frontline healthcare workers from seven of TriStar Health’s hospitals in middle Tennessee received some of the first COVID-19 vaccines in the state on Thursday. Healthcare workers who got shots said they were excited, relieved, and hopeful that the availability of COVID-19 vaccines spelled the end of the pandemic. TriStar, which […]
‘Our first glimmer of hope’: Healthcare workers reflect on a devastating year and a brighter future as they get the first COVID-19 shots
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South Korea reported that 51 coronavirus patients’ infections went away then ‘reactivated.’ But it’s unlikely the virus has a dormancy period.

The South Korean CDC reported that 51 patients recovered from the coronavirus, tested negative, then positive again within a relatively short time. Jeong Eun-kyeong, the agency’s director-general, said that virus may have “reactivated” in the patients after going dormant. However, experts say that’s unlikely. Only certain types of viruses, such […]
South Korea reported that 51 coronavirus patients’ infections went away then ‘reactivated.’ But it’s unlikely the virus has a dormancy period.
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Obama’s former economic advisor says Trump is ignoring the most important rule of virus economics — and warns the usual recession playbook is futile against COVID-19

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Austan Goolsbee, the former economic advisor to President Obama, says “the number one rule of virus economics is that you have to stop the virus before you can do anything about economics.” Goolsbee says after controlling the virus you need to provide relief so that nobody starves or has […]
Obama’s former economic advisor says Trump is ignoring the most important rule of virus economics — and warns the usual recession playbook is futile against COVID-19