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What you need to know about the spread of the new coronavirus in the U.S. and around the world.

The Washington Post


The U.S Is Repeating Its Deadliest Pandemic Mistake

More than 40 percent of all coronavirus deaths in America have been in nursing homes. Here’s how it got that bad, and why there might be still more to come as cases surge in the Sun Belt.

By Olga Khazan July 6, 2020

The Atlantic


5 Reasons to Wear A Face Mask

A slew of new studies confirm the effectiveness of face coverings against the coronavirus

By  Rachel Nania,

July 2, 2020

 


What Medicare Covers When It Comes to Coronavirus

Testing, telehealth and future vaccines are included, CMS chief says

By Elaine K. Howley, Contributor

by Rachel Nania, AARP

Updated March 11, 2020

 


COVID-19: How Safe Are You When Activities Reopen?

Rating risk from 1 to 10, from bars and sports stadiums to hair salons and casinos, as your community reopens.

BY David Levine July, 6, 2020

USNews.com


How Coronavirus Affects Older Adults

Take extra health precautions as the COVID-19 pandemic surges.


 

 

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