coronavirus

Women are better at wearing face masks and maintaining other COVID safety protocols: Study

According to a new study by researchers at New York University and Yale University, women are more likely to wear face masks, wash their hands and socially distance themselves from others.
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CDC adds being overweight to list of increased COVID risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their list of conditions that may put people at increased risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus.
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'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary doesn't think Americans need another $1,200 stimulus check

As many Americans hope to get their hands on a second stimulus check, ‘Shark Tank’s’ Kevin O’Leary doesn’t think it’s necessary. He emphasized that another unemployment boost would benefit the economy. Read more now.
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America is facing a fridge shortage due to supply chain challenges amid COVID

At the beginning of the pandemic, America was running low on toilet paper, but now, there’s an increased demand on a different home necessity: fridges. Find out how supply and demand has shifted amid COVID.
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Alleged price-gouger sold $5 masks for $19.95: Feds

The owner of a Skokie-based medical supply company is accused of price-gouging as he sold face masks to people during the pandemic. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports.
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Teachers told to go back to work after being in contact with student infected with COVID-19

Teachers at a New York school are being told to go back to their classrooms after coming into direct contact with a student who tested positive for coronavirus.
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Families form 'pods' to maximize learning, socialization during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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The Academy will allow films to be screened at drive-ins to qualify for 2021 Oscars

With many movie theaters still closed due to COVID-19, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced it will allow drive-in screenings to help films qualify for the 2021 Oscars.
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Fauci's daughters won't visit him for Thanksgiving due to COVID: 'You're 79 years old!'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is planning on having a socially distant Thanksgiving. Despite wanting to see his three daughters, they have opted not to put their parents at risk. Read more now.
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Dr. Fauci is getting his own action figure

Coronavirus is nothing to play around with. But how about a Fauci toy? Fans of the nation’s leading infectious disease expert are in luck, as new Dr. Anthony Fauci action figures will be available soon.
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