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'Be afraid': Survivor shares alarming story after COVID-19 fight

Sheri Roddy has been watching the very public debate over how serious the COVID-19 pandemic actually is. The 55-year-old tested positive for the disease back in April and is still feeling the effects.
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Broadway shutdown extended, ticket sales for shows suspended through May 2021

Broadway could be dark until the summer of 2021, with theaters producers expected to announce Friday another extension of the shutdown. The coronavirus has already devastated Broadway since March.
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Woman takes bar exam while in labor, finishes rest of test at hospital after giving birth

One woman achieved two incredible feats in one day. Brianna Hill took part of her bar exam while in labor. After giving birth, she finished the rest of her exam. Read her incredible story now.
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How to prevent eye strain while you work, learn remotely during the pandemic

Spending hours focused on a task right in front of you makes it harder for your eyes to adjust to things in the distance, according to Dr. Ayesha Malik.
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Women are better at wearing face masks and maintaining other COVID safety protocols: Study

According to a new study by researchers at New York University and Yale University, women are more likely to wear face masks, wash their hands and socially distance themselves from others.
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CDC adds being overweight to list of increased COVID risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated their list of conditions that may put people at increased risk of severe illness if they contract coronavirus.
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'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary doesn't think Americans need another $1,200 stimulus check

As many Americans hope to get their hands on a second stimulus check, ‘Shark Tank’s’ Kevin O’Leary doesn’t think it’s necessary. He emphasized that another unemployment boost would benefit the economy. Read more now.
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America is facing a fridge shortage due to supply chain challenges amid COVID

At the beginning of the pandemic, America was running low on toilet paper, but now, there’s an increased demand on a different home necessity: fridges. Find out how supply and demand has shifted amid COVID.
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Alleged price-gouger sold $5 masks for $19.95: Feds

The owner of a Skokie-based medical supply company is accused of price-gouging as he sold face masks to people during the pandemic. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports.
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Teachers told to go back to work after being in contact with student infected with COVID-19

Teachers at a New York school are being told to go back to their classrooms after coming into direct contact with a student who tested positive for coronavirus.
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