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    Jamal Adams #33 of the New York Jets (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images). Jamal Adams is back in the news, this time due to his take on NFL games being played with fans in 2020. Jets All-Pro safety Jamal Adams has made plenty of headlines throughout the spring and summer. From failed contract extension talks to trade rumors, there has not been a lot of time without Adams’ media presence. With the NFL still trying to figure out how the...
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (KGO) -- Redwood City rolled out a new campaign to try and draw people back to restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The initiative is called Eat, Sip and Be in RWC. The city has shut down some major streets in downtown, like Broadway, so restaurants can push their tables out to the sidewalk and street.They have also positioned hand sanitizing stations at each intersection to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.RELATED: Mayor London Breed says outdoor bars,...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced (CDCR) announced new programs that will allow for the early release of up to 8,000 inmates by the end of August to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as outbreaks continue to flare up across the state prison system.These actions are taken to provide for the health and safety of the incarcerated population and staff, Ralph Diaz, Secretary for the CDCR, said in a press release...
    The number of active novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westchester continues to drop four months after the pandemic first hit the region. There are currently 529 active COVID-19 cases in the county, according to the Department of Health. Since the pandemic began in mid-March, there have been 308,581 Westchester residents tested for COVID-19, resulting in 35,226 (11.4 percent) positive cases. There have been 1,433 Westchester residents who have died from the virus. There were 22 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in...
    Naya Rivera disappearance: What we know NYC restaurant customers bothered by rats while dining outside: report Ghislaine Maxwell Requests Bail Release Due to COVID-19 Pandemic © TheWrap Ghislaine Maxwell in 2003 Ghislaine Maxwell on Friday requested that she be released from New Yorks Metropolitan Detention Center on bail and placed in home confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Maxwells attorneys proposed bail conditions that include a $5 million personal recognizance bond co-signed by six financially responsible people, forfeiture of...
    CHICAGO (AP/CBS) — The coronavirus pandemic pushed Walgreens to a $1.7 billion loss it the most recent quarter with customers staying home or limiting shopping to essential supplies from grocery stores. The drugstore chain said Thursday that the rapidly spreading virus took a bite of between $700 million and $750 million from sales, with much of the damage coming from outside the United States. More companies of all sizes will begin releasing details about their financial performances over the past...
    SAN ANTONIO – As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue surging throughout Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday there are no plans for an imminent economic shutdown as long as Texans are able to reduce the spread of the virus. Abbott addressed the shutdown rumor during an interview with KSAT 12 News at Noon. “Let me be clear about this because a lot of people are asking about that question,” Abbott said. “There are rumors out there that there will...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City If a survey that City Comptroller Scott Stringer conducted is any indication, minority- and women-owned businesses (M/WBEs) across New York City are having the most difficult time weathering the economic storm wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stringer announced Friday the results of a survey of more than 500 M/WBEs across the five boroughs, which concluded that 85% of owners indicated they...
    The World Health Organization has sent experts to China in an effort to start an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. A team consisting of an animal health expert and an epidemiologist arrived in Beijing on Friday to determine logistics, targets and participants for a WHO-led mission to examine origins of the virus as well as how it spread, the U.N. organization said. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE A major issue will be to “look...
    The U.S. Roman Catholic Church received at least $1.4 billion in federal COVID-19 relief aid, making it one of the largest beneficiaries of federal assistance during the pandemic. An analysis by The Associated Press found that the church could have received as much as $3.5 billion since figures provided by the government were in ranges instead of exact amounts for loans distributed through the Paycheck Protection Program. Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools and other Catholic-related entities received at least 3,500 forgivable loans through...
    (CNN)Last month, Moderna Health announced advancements in Covid-19 vaccine trials, prompting speculation that a vaccine might be available as early as next year. But with this increased optimism comes challenges in manufacturing and distribution. Vaccines take time to produce, and the initial supply might not meet US demands. As the race for a Covid-19 vaccine heats up, policymakers must confront a series of pressing questions: Who should get the vaccine first, and how should that decision be made? Lets assume...
    CORONAVIRUS is accelerating and getting worse, the World Health Organisation has warned. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO, said the Covid-19 pandemic has still not reached its peak. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 3Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating and getting worseCredit: Reuters He warned coronavirus is not under control in most of the world and is in fact getting worse. His stark...
    Jair Bolsonaro said Monday he had been tested after showing symptoms of the disease. Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that it had tested positive at coronavirus. The Brazilian president had been tested after showing symptoms of the disease. According to local press, the 65-year-old president canceled the activities planned for the week. He announced the result in a television interview in which he said “to feel perfectly fine”. “I had 38 degrees of fever, but my lungs were clean....
    Washington, Jul 9 (EFE) .- The United States reached Thursday the number of 3,108,141 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 133,106 deaths, according to the independent count of Johns Hopkins University. This balance at 20:00 local time (00:00 GMT on Friday) is 61,790 more infections than on Wednesday and 1,011 new deaths. The number of new infections spread to a new record, surpassing the 60,000 outbreak for the third time in a few days in a few days in southern and...
    Actor Robert De Niro says the coronavirus pandemic has drained his finances, according to Manhattan court documents in his ongoing divorce case with estranged wife Grace Hightower, reports Page Six. Hightower asked for an emergency order to raise her monthly American Express card limit from $50,000 to $100,000 a month after De Niro recently cut it to $50,000 due to huge financial hits restaurant chain Nobu and Greenwich Hotel took during the pandemic. De Niro has stakes in both. “His...
    COLTON, Calif. (KABC) -- COVID-19 cases are soaring in the Southland.Positivity rates are going up.And hospitals - specifically their intensive care units - are filling up quickly.But the news isnt all bad.The death rate - at least among hospitalized patients - is falling, in large part due to what doctors have discovered about COVID-19 since the pandemic began.If you roll back the clock and look at March and early April on the way we managed these patients in the hospital,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- I thought life was already hectic with a full-time career and three kids but I had no idea it was about to get crazier when the novel coronavirus pandemic hit.We are all being impacted by this crisis and I have been hearing from everyone from family to friends to parents of kids that go to the same schools as mine to complete strangers when I have gone out for essential services.I felt a strong urge to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — Penn State football will only be playing Big Ten conference teams this year due to the coronavirus. The Ben Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the current health pandemic. The league cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously that the plan would be applied only “if the conference is able to...
    COLTON, Calif. (KABC) -- COVID-19 cases are soaring in the Southland. Positivity rates are going up. And hospitals-specifically in their intensive care units-are filling up quickly. But the news isnt all bad.The death rate-at least among hospitalized patients-is falling, in large part due to what doctors have discovered about COVID-19 since the pandemic began.If you roll back the clock and look at March and early April on the way we managed these patients in the hospital, we are now managing...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Big Ten conference announced Thursday that all fall sports, including football, will be conference only for fall sports. That would eliminate three football games each for Illinois and Northwester, cause issues for Notre Dame and also affect schools like Northern Illinois who have two games scheduled against Big Ten teams. Big-Ten officially announces move to conference-only schedule for fall sports, including football, if the Conference is able to participate in fall sports based on medical advice.@cbschicago https://t.co/678lIp294l...
    (CNN)Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nations top infectious disease expert, said Thursday that partisanship is hurting the US response to Covid-19 in his latest blunt assessment of the countrys handling of the pandemic. You have to be having blindfolders on and covering your ears to think that we dont live in a very divisive society now, from a political standpoint, Fauci said on Podcast-19, FiveThirtyEights podcast on Covid-19.I mean, its just unfortunate, but it is what it is. And you know,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Tom Steyer, chair of Californias Economic Recovery Task Force and former presidential candidate, reiterated health should come first as the state begins to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.The San Francisco billionaire spoke to ABC7s Kristen Sze and Reggie Aqui on Midday Live Thursday morning to discuss a new campaign to help small business struggling through the pandemic - an effort that supports Gov. Gavin Newsoms plan to put health and safety first as the lawmakers navigate...
    Efforts to curb the countrys maternal mortality crisis through policy change have, like most issues, taken a back seat to the coronavirus pandemic. Filling gaps in health coverage is seen as a critical way to improve maternal outcomes, as nearly 12% of pregnancy-related deaths occur six weeks to a year after birth, and racial disparities in health coverage and maternal mortality are stark. Since early 2019, efforts to extend Medicaid coverage for low-income new mothers – who are usually eligible...
    Seventy-five percent of American parents witnessed a key moment in their child’s life while in self-isolation, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 Americans — of which about 1,200 were parents — asked respondents about their time sheltering in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the perks of being surrounded by family. From developmental milestones to simple heart to hearts, three-quarters of parents polled experienced a key moment, which they otherwise may have missed, with their children while...
    The Bed Bath & Beyond at the Palisades Center Mall has shuttered its doors as its parent company restructures its businesses due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The West Nyack location is among approximately 200 locations that are set to close in the next two years, marking approximately 21 percent of its stores across the country. According to the company, it saw its net sales decrease by 49 percent in the first fiscal quarter due to the shutdown caused by...