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Why Macy’s is breaking this holiday tradition

Covid-19 put a serious damper on the 2020 holiday season. In early November, the CDC released new, stricter guidelines for Thanksgiving celebrations stating “Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is to […]

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Restaurants and gyms drove COVID-19 transmission this spring

Restaurants, cafes, and gyms acted as “superspreading” sites for COVID-19 transmission last spring, accounting for the majority of new infections in large U.S. cities, according to a new study. The findings, published today (Nov. 10) in the journal Nature, also suggest that reducing maximum occupancy at these venues may be more effective for curbing COVID-19 […]

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Dublin tightens virus curbs for second time this week

Coronavirus restrictions were tightened in Dublin for the second time in a week on Friday, as Ireland’s capital becomes the epicentre of a fresh wave of infections countrywide. “Here, in our capital, despite people’s best efforts over recent weeks, we are in a very dangerous place,” Prime Minister Micheal Martin said in a national televised […]