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    Could cats help stop the coronavirus pandemic?

    Since the United States recorded its first cases of coronavirus, little has been learned about how COVID-19 can impact pets and pet owners. New research shows it’s unlikely that humans could be infected by their pets, and cats could even help scientists stop the coronavirus pandemic.  Researchers at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine […] More

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    Is Oktoberfest 2020 still on despite the pandemic?

    Live concerts, sporting events, large parties and more have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But it seems the world is starting to get back on its feet. The U.K. had its first socially distanced concert in mid-August. New Zealand’s first few rugby games boasted packed stadiums. But one of the most highly-anticipated global […] More

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    The coronavirus has been a ‘catastrophe’ for the Champagne industry

    Many industries have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. With such little to celebrate these days, the pandemic apparently has led to a “catastrophe” for the Champagne industry. Champagne sales have fizzled out, and the future is uncertain. “COVID has left everything reeling,” Bernard Beaulieu, a Champagne producer and former head of the CGT […] More

  • when will airlines recover covid-19
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    It might take years for the airline industry to recover from COVID-19

    The airline industry has been hit hard by COVID-19, and it’s taking longer than expected to recover. With less people traveling and airlines running at reduced capacity to comply with social distancing rules, the airline industry might not fully recuperate until 2024, according to a new report from the International Air Transport Association. So, how […] More

  • what is vaccine nationalism
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    Will vaccine nationalism prevent the world from stopping the coronavirus?

    As scientists get closer to creating a COVID-19 vaccine, experts worry vaccine nationalism will hinder efforts to fight COVID-19 globally. Vaccine nationalism is when countries have a “me first” attitude toward vaccines and don’t work together internationally to distribute vaccines in the most effective way. Vaccine nationalism is dangerous and ineffective, experts say, and it […] More

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    Should you get a flu shot during the pandemic?

    With flu season quickly approaching during the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering if it is safe, or even necessary, to get a vaccinated this year. In essence, should you get a flu shot during the coronavirus scare? Though the flu shot will not help fight COVID-19, it is still important to get one. The Centers […] More

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    Here’s how the coronavirus has affected Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous meetings have changed drastically during the coronavirus pandemic. What once was an in-person safe space is now a socially distant Zoom call. Since shutdowns began, Alcoholics Anonymous has struggled to connect with new members, and experts fear many aren’t getting the help they need to stay sober, according to the New York Times. […] More

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    Costco’s free samples are coming back soon

    It looks like there’s a silver lining amid the coronavirus news: Costco’s free samples are making a comeback. Loyal customers were more than disappointed when Costco stopped handing out samples as a prevention measure in March. But after three long months, the famous freebies are returning to stores. Costco will still be taking precautions. The […] More

  • When is Universal opening coronavirus
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    Disney World is still closed, but these Florida theme parks are set to reopen

    States have recently begun lifting coronavirus prevention efforts, and some Florida theme parks will reopen sooner than anticipated. Though Disney World will remain closed until July 11, Legoland, SeaWorld, and Universal theme parks will open in June. Legoland will reopen June 1, Universal Orlando will reopen June 5, and SeaWorld Orlando will reopen June 11. […] More

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