Coronavirus

Tom Hanks Says Coronavirus Made His Bones Feel Like 'Soda Crackers'

Tom Hanks, who tested positive for coronavirus along with his wife, Rita Wilson in March, is detailing his symptoms that left his bones feeling like they were made of ‘soda crackers.’ Read more now.
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Walmart and Sam's Club Will Require Customers to Wear Face Masks in All U.S. Stores

Walmart has become the latest major retailer to require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores. The nation’s largest retailer said the policy will go into effect next week. Read more now.
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Mom Explains Social Distancing to Kids in Children's Book About Bubbles

Talking to your kids about a pandemic can be challenging, but Tara Travieso found a way that’s informative and fun – she used bubbles and wrote a children’s book! Read more now.
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Bats May Offer Clues to Treating COVID-19

Researchers believe the longevity of bats and their ability to control inflammation and tolerate viruses may hold a key to developing new innovations in fighting off coronavirus in humans.
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Miami Has Become the ‘Epicenter of the Pandemic,’ Expert Says

On Tuesday, Florida reported another 9,194 new cases of COVID-19, and a record number of deaths with 132. Now a top leading medical expert is warning the ongoing spread of the novel virus is putting South Florida in a dire situation.
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Best Buy to Require Shoppers to Wear Face Masks in Stores Nationwide

Best Buy is joining the long list of retailers who will now mandate that customers wear face coverings while shopping in their stores. The Minnesota-based electronics superstore announced the news on Tuesday.
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Demand for Food-Making Robots Skyrockets During Coronavirus Pandemic

We all knew burger-flipping robots might have been in our future anyway, but now the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated their rise as virus-wary kitchens aim to put distance between workers and customers.
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Microschooling: What You Need to Know About the New Homeschool Trend

Microschooling is a growing trend in homeschooling during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about the practice that allows families to educate their children from home while splitting the responsibilities with other parents.
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WHO Warns COVID-19 Pandemic May Get ‘Worse and Worse and Worse’

The World Health Organization has issued a dire warning as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the virus will get “worse and worse and worse” unless steps are taken.
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CDC Head Says 'We Could Drive This Epidemic to the Ground' If Everyone Wore Masks for 6 Weeks

CDC Director Robert Redfield said “over the next six weeks we could drive this epidemic to the ground” if everyone wore face masks during a media session in a county in North Carolina on Monday.
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