COVID-19

Father and Son Doctors Die of COVID-19 Within Weeks of Each Other

Two generations of Florida doctors have died due to COVID-19. Dr. Jorge A. Vallejo, 89, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist, and his middle son, Dr. Carlos Francisco Vallejo, 57, were both hospitalized on June 21st.
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Aquarium Uses Coins Tossed in Fountain to Pay Bills Amid Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to find creative ways to stay afloat. One aquarium is using the discarded wishes of visitors to help pay their bills.
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Dr Pepper Confirms Soda Shortage Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and coins have all seen shortages during a pandemic-filled 2020. The latest casualty? Dr Pepper. The soft drink company noted the shortage of its products on store shelves in a tweet.
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School District Votes to Go Entirely Remote After 375 Teachers Say They Won't Return

One New Jersey school district says it can’t start off the school year with in-person classes, as 375 of its teachers are unable to return to classrooms for health-related reasons, according to a report.
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Man Tosses Hot Coffee at Cashier After She Asks Him to Properly Wear Face Mask

A New Jersey cashier was burned with hot coffee last week after asking a man to adjust his face mask, police said. The man wore a mask at a QuickChek but had only covered his mouth, leaving his nose exposed.
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Teacher Raises Money for Hand-Washing Station to Keep Students Safe Amid Pandemic

With schools reopening in many locations, many teachers are looking at ways to ensure their students are safe. A teacher from Florida raised money for a hand-washing sink during COVID-19.
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Remote Learning Tips for Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With COVID-19 still gripping the country, some teachers have to decide on new ways to keep themselves and students safe. Here are some remote learning tips for back to school.
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Physical Education Boosts Productivity for Students Learning Remotely, Expert Says

Many parents are already overwhelmed with how to keep their kids on track academically this fall. But one subject can actually improve students’ performance, concentration and mood while they are learning remotely.
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90-Year-Old Man Comes Out as Gay While Searching for Long-Lost Love

Kenneth Felts found a new sense of freedom amid the coronavirus pandemic. While quarantined alone at home in Colorado, the 90-year-old decided to write his memoir and wound up coming out as gay.
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Nearly 100,000 Kids Test Positive for COVID-19 During Last 2 Weeks of July: Pediatrician Association

More than 97,000 kids tested positive for coronavirus during the last two weeks of July, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. That figure covers July 16 to July 30.
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