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Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening Lakefront Out Of Concern Of Spread Of COVID-19

Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening Lakefront Out Of Concern Of Spread Of COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is still holding off on opening the lakefront out of concern the virus will spread, but is there any evidence of that actually happening? Read full article: Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening L...→

Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening Lakefront Out Of Concern Of Spread Of COVID-19

Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening Lakefront Out Of Concern Of Spread Of COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is still holding off on opening the lakefront out of concern the virus will spread, but is there any evidence of that actually happening? Read full article: Lightfoot Still Holding Off On Opening L...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the spread of the novel coronavirus in Southern California and the city’s re [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on...→

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

City of Daegu wants $82 million from cult-like church at center of initial outbreak, as Seoul contemplates measures to tackle a resurgence. Read full article: South Korea sues religious sect over COV...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

A new study out of the University of California, San Diego, suggests the best way to curb the spread of coronavirus is by wearing a mask. Read full article: Wearing masks significantly curbs the sp...→

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

Health officials also said the seven-day death rate at nursing homes has been trending downward and that limited, restricted visitation can resume at facilitie [...] Read full article: LA County Reports Record Daily Increase ...→

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

Riders of Los Angeles area Metro buses and trains are taking to social media and telling the NBCLA I-Team that there are dangerous behaviors among riders that [...] Read full article: A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19...→

Md. scientists want to study whether polio vaccine temporarily halts COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Two scientists from Maryland are pursuing funding to determine whether the vaccine used against polio could offer temporary protection against COVID-19. Read full article: Md. scientists want to study whether pol...→

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers are raising questions about the deployment of Bureau of Prisons officers to protests and the potential for spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread af...→

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

An Ohio state Senator used the term "colored people" and asked if the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting black people because they "do not wa [...] Read full article: Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored populati...→

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds flocked to Marin County's Stinson Beach Wednesday as temperatures soared into the low 80s under clear skies. Read full article: Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin C...→

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Tuesday's statement follows a comment from a WHO expert saying asymptomatic spread was "very rare." Read full article: Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID...→

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan. Read full article: Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps...→

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

With the recent rise in coronavirus cases, CVS will be opening nine additional drive-thru testing sites in Southern California on Friday. Patients will use sel [...] Read full article: CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Site...→

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Local governments on both sides of Tampa Bay are now requiring face masks in many public places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.... Mayor Rick Kris [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay governments enact face mask ru...→

NFL instituting tiered employee system to combat COVID-19 spread - amNewYork

To help combat the spread of coronavirus throughout its ranks, the NFL is instituting a tiered system designed to limit access to restricted areas like Read full article: NFL instituting tiered employee system t...→

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

(CNN) — Even on the beach, people should stay six feet apart, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yes, face... Read full article: CDC issues recommendations to help prote...→

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

COVID-19 was human-caused, a direct result of our gross abuse of other animals, both wild and domestic. Read full article: Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit mor...→

Illinois' best children's hospitals • City sues feds for not opening up Obamacare • COVID-19 drug shows promise

Three Chicago-area kids hospitals and a Peoria facility are included in the latest list of the country's top children's hospitals. Read full article: Illinois' best children's hospitals • Ci...→

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

The consequences of trying to contain the coronavirus globally have been devastating. When the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF warned that the pande [...] Read full article: Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating th...→

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Larry Kudlow, the director of the White House National Economic Council, conceded Sunday that it's worrisome a relaxation of social distancing could lead to an [...] Read full article: Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases ...→

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Investors are worried that an increase in infections in some U.S. states could threaten the nation's economic recovery. Read full article: Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier said on Wednesday that the World Health Organization has been given misinformation from the beginning of the co [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confu...→

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

A Virginia state trooper has resigned after he claimed in a text message that he coughed on a driver he ticketed in hopes of spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Virginia trooper resigns after text abou...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Eighty-five percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus virus, while 14% say they are not very concerned or not concerne [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Se...→

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unacceptable" as Turner Pleads for Caution

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sought to reassure Texans that recent statewide spikes in key coronavirus metrics shouldn’t cause alarm. Six days and a more [...] Read full article: Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unac...→

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

As the NBA prepares for the season to return in Florida, there is some concern over the safety of the state.  Read full article: Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COV...→

Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains national prominence in COVID era

Though many public officials are facing trolls, as a black woman in politics, the mayor is likely facing the worst of it. Read full article: Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains ...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

It’s Wednesday, June 17th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – The Broward County School Board has set a date for when schools [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising C...→

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encouraged governors on Monday to adopt the administration’s misleading explanation that a rise in testing was a reason behind new co [...] Read full article: Vice President Mike Pence encourages gov...→

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Author and former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that Europe's success in containing the coronavirus appears to [...] Read full article: Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates end...→

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theaters across the country are preparing to reopen after being shuttered for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the experience won't be quite the [...] Read full article: Movie theater chains plan mid-July reope...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the spread of the novel coronavirus in Southern California and the city’s re [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

With the recent rise in coronavirus cases, CVS will be opening nine additional drive-thru testing sites in Southern California on Friday. Patients will use sel [...] Read full article: CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Site...→

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

City of Daegu wants $82 million from cult-like church at center of initial outbreak, as Seoul contemplates measures to tackle a resurgence. Read full article: South Korea sues religious sect over COV...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Eighty-five percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus virus, while 14% say they are not very concerned or not concerne [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Se...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

As the NBA prepares for the season to return in Florida, there is some concern over the safety of the state.  Read full article: Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COV...→

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

(CNN) — Even on the beach, people should stay six feet apart, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yes, face... Read full article: CDC issues recommendations to help prote...→

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

A new study out of the University of California, San Diego, suggests the best way to curb the spread of coronavirus is by wearing a mask. Read full article: Wearing masks significantly curbs the sp...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

COVID-19 was human-caused, a direct result of our gross abuse of other animals, both wild and domestic. Read full article: Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit mor...→

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

It’s Wednesday, June 17th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – The Broward County School Board has set a date for when schools [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising C...→

Md. scientists want to study whether polio vaccine temporarily halts COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Two scientists from Maryland are pursuing funding to determine whether the vaccine used against polio could offer temporary protection against COVID-19. Read full article: Md. scientists want to study whether pol...→

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Larry Kudlow, the director of the White House National Economic Council, conceded Sunday that it's worrisome a relaxation of social distancing could lead to an [...] Read full article: Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases ...→

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

An Ohio state Senator used the term "colored people" and asked if the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting black people because they "do not wa [...] Read full article: Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored populati...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds flocked to Marin County's Stinson Beach Wednesday as temperatures soared into the low 80s under clear skies. Read full article: Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin C...→

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theaters across the country are preparing to reopen after being shuttered for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the experience won't be quite the [...] Read full article: Movie theater chains plan mid-July reope...→

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

A Virginia state trooper has resigned after he claimed in a text message that he coughed on a driver he ticketed in hopes of spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Virginia trooper resigns after text abou...→

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Tuesday's statement follows a comment from a WHO expert saying asymptomatic spread was "very rare." Read full article: Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID...→

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan. Read full article: Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps...→

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Local governments on both sides of Tampa Bay are now requiring face masks in many public places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.... Mayor Rick Kris [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay governments enact face mask ru...→

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unacceptable" as Turner Pleads for Caution

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sought to reassure Texans that recent statewide spikes in key coronavirus metrics shouldn’t cause alarm. Six days and a more [...] Read full article: Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unac...→

NFL instituting tiered employee system to combat COVID-19 spread - amNewYork

To help combat the spread of coronavirus throughout its ranks, the NFL is instituting a tiered system designed to limit access to restricted areas like Read full article: NFL instituting tiered employee system t...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains national prominence in COVID era

Though many public officials are facing trolls, as a black woman in politics, the mayor is likely facing the worst of it. Read full article: Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains ...→

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

Health officials also said the seven-day death rate at nursing homes has been trending downward and that limited, restricted visitation can resume at facilitie [...] Read full article: LA County Reports Record Daily Increase ...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Illinois' best children's hospitals • City sues feds for not opening up Obamacare • COVID-19 drug shows promise

Three Chicago-area kids hospitals and a Peoria facility are included in the latest list of the country's top children's hospitals. Read full article: Illinois' best children's hospitals • Ci...→

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

Riders of Los Angeles area Metro buses and trains are taking to social media and telling the NBCLA I-Team that there are dangerous behaviors among riders that [...] Read full article: A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19...→

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encouraged governors on Monday to adopt the administration’s misleading explanation that a rise in testing was a reason behind new co [...] Read full article: Vice President Mike Pence encourages gov...→

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

The consequences of trying to contain the coronavirus globally have been devastating. When the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF warned that the pande [...] Read full article: Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating th...→

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers are raising questions about the deployment of Bureau of Prisons officers to protests and the potential for spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread af...→

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Investors are worried that an increase in infections in some U.S. states could threaten the nation's economic recovery. Read full article: Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed...→

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Author and former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that Europe's success in containing the coronavirus appears to [...] Read full article: Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates end...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier said on Wednesday that the World Health Organization has been given misinformation from the beginning of the co [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confu...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on COVID-19 Spread

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the spread of the novel coronavirus in Southern California and the city’s re [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Provides Updates on...→

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan. Read full article: Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps...→

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 season to fight for social justice, avoid COVID-19 spread

Several WNBA stars said they're skipping the 2020 season over social justice-related and COVID-19-related concerns. Read full article: WNBA stars say they're skipping 2020 sea...→

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlands County

A coronavirus testing site is opening in Sebring at the local health department, according to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. Read full article: COVID-19 testing site opening in Highlan...→

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Sites in SoCal

With the recent rise in coronavirus cases, CVS will be opening nine additional drive-thru testing sites in Southern California on Friday. Patients will use sel [...] Read full article: CVS Is Opening New COVID-19 Testing Site...→

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word On Free COVID-19 Testing For Underserved Communities In Chicago Area

Singletary is helping the “Minority and Rural Health Coronavirus Study,” which seeks to understand why COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting minorities and u [...] Read full article: Bears Hall of Famers Helps Spread Word O...→

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

South Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

City of Daegu wants $82 million from cult-like church at center of initial outbreak, as Seoul contemplates measures to tackle a resurgence. Read full article: South Korea sues religious sect over COV...→

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Tampa Bay governments enact face mask rules in effort to slow spread of COVID-19

Local governments on both sides of Tampa Bay are now requiring face masks in many public places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.... Mayor Rick Kris [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay governments enact face mask ru...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Second Wave of COVID-19

Eighty-five percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus virus, while 14% say they are not very concerned or not concerne [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Concern Rising Over Se...→

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread

Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unacceptable" as Turner Pleads for Caution

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sought to reassure Texans that recent statewide spikes in key coronavirus metrics shouldn’t cause alarm. Six days and a more [...] Read full article: Abbott Warns Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unac...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

NFL instituting tiered employee system to combat COVID-19 spread - amNewYork

To help combat the spread of coronavirus throughout its ranks, the NFL is instituting a tiered system designed to limit access to restricted areas like Read full article: NFL instituting tiered employee system t...→

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COVID-19 Spike in Florida

As the NBA prepares for the season to return in Florida, there is some concern over the safety of the state.  Read full article: Report: NBA Has Growing Concern Over COV...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

CDC issues recommendations to help protect beachgoers from Covid-19 spread

(CNN) — Even on the beach, people should stay six feet apart, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yes, face... Read full article: CDC issues recommendations to help prote...→

Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains national prominence in COVID era

Though many public officials are facing trolls, as a black woman in politics, the mayor is likely facing the worst of it. Read full article: Lightfoot becomes a target as she gains ...→

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

Wearing masks significantly curbs the spread of COVID-19, study says

A new study out of the University of California, San Diego, suggests the best way to curb the spread of coronavirus is by wearing a mask. Read full article: Wearing masks significantly curbs the sp...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

LA County Reports Record Daily Increase In COVID Cases; Officials Say Key Metrics Holding

Health officials also said the seven-day death rate at nursing homes has been trending downward and that limited, restricted visitation can resume at facilitie [...] Read full article: LA County Reports Record Daily Increase ...→

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit more care, concern

COVID-19 was human-caused, a direct result of our gross abuse of other animals, both wild and domestic. Read full article: Letter: COVID-19 shows animals merit mor...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Illinois' best children's hospitals • City sues feds for not opening up Obamacare • COVID-19 drug shows promise

Three Chicago-area kids hospitals and a Peoria facility are included in the latest list of the country's top children's hospitals. Read full article: Illinois' best children's hospitals • Ci...→

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising COVID-19 Numbers, Baby Food Demand Gets Helping Hand

It’s Wednesday, June 17th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – The Broward County School Board has set a date for when schools [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Concern Over Rising C...→

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19: LA Area Buses and Trains

Riders of Los Angeles area Metro buses and trains are taking to social media and telling the NBCLA I-Team that there are dangerous behaviors among riders that [...] Read full article: A Breeding Ground for Spread of COVID-19...→

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encourages governors to spread misleading claim that new COVID-19 spikes are due to rise in testing

Vice President Mike Pence encouraged governors on Monday to adopt the administration’s misleading explanation that a rise in testing was a reason behind new co [...] Read full article: Vice President Mike Pence encourages gov...→

Md. scientists want to study whether polio vaccine temporarily halts COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Two scientists from Maryland are pursuing funding to determine whether the vaccine used against polio could offer temporary protection against COVID-19. Read full article: Md. scientists want to study whether pol...→

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating the Spread of Other Diseases

The consequences of trying to contain the coronavirus globally have been devastating. When the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF warned that the pande [...] Read full article: Slowing COVID-19 Spread Is Escalating th...→

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread after Bureau of Prisons officers deployed to protests

Lawmakers are raising questions about the deployment of Bureau of Prisons officers to protests and the potential for spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Lawmakers worry about COVID-19 spread af...→

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Some States

Larry Kudlow, the director of the White House National Economic Council, conceded Sunday that it's worrisome a relaxation of social distancing could lead to an [...] Read full article: Kudlow: 'A Concern' That COVID-19 Cases ...→

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored population's' lack of hand-washing is reason for COVID-19 spread

An Ohio state Senator used the term "colored people" and asked if the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting black people because they "do not wa [...] Read full article: Ohio lawmakers asks if 'colored populati...→

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed's cautious comments

Investors are worried that an increase in infections in some U.S. states could threaten the nation's economic recovery. Read full article: Stocks fall on COVID-19's spread and Fed...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates ending lockdowns 'do not seem to make much difference' to COVID-19 spread

Author and former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that Europe's success in containing the coronavirus appears to [...] Read full article: Alex Berenson: Europe data indicates end...→

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin County Health Officials Concern By Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Hundreds flocked to Marin County's Stinson Beach Wednesday as temperatures soared into the low 80s under clear skies. Read full article: Hundreds Flock To Stinson Beach; Marin C...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confusing statements on asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier said on Wednesday that the World Health Organization has been given misinformation from the beginning of the co [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts to WHO's confu...→

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theater chains plan mid-July reopening with new rules to combat the spread of COVID-19

Movie theaters across the country are preparing to reopen after being shuttered for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the experience won't be quite the [...] Read full article: Movie theater chains plan mid-July reope...→

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

Virginia trooper resigns after text about coughing to spread COVID-19 | WTOP

A Virginia state trooper has resigned after he claimed in a text message that he coughed on a driver he ticketed in hopes of spreading the coronavirus. Read full article: Virginia trooper resigns after text abou...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID-19 can be spread without symptoms

Tuesday's statement follows a comment from a WHO expert saying asymptomatic spread was "very rare." Read full article: Amid confusion, WHO clarifies that COVID...→