Tag: coronavirus

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How to Handle Packages During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Handle Packages During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With social distancing and self-isolation increasingly becoming the norm (and, in many cases, a government mandate) during the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of Americans are actively avoiding the crowds at Costco and the grocery store in favor of shopping online. (And, of course, most of the products we recommend here at Wirecutter are purchased online...

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The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

Some good news – in the form of money – may be coming to Americans soon. On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that the Trump administration plans to move “immediately” to send money to Americans as the coronavirus cripples the economy. “Americans need cash now,” Mnuchin said, indicating checks could come in the next...

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A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

Many of us were too selfish to follow suggestions to change our behavior. Now we’re in lockdown and people are needlessly dying. An Italian journalist is warning Britons to ‘stay home’ amid the coronavirus pandemic as one of the country’s top doctors warns Covid-19 is ‘apocalyptic’. The stark pleas to ban mass gatherings, avoid contact...

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Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Paul Kita Men’s Health March 4, 2020 The surgical mask has come to symbolize the fears surrounding COVID-19. You probably saw pictures of people wearing the masks everywhere after reports of the rapid spread of the coronavirus emerged from China in January. Then you heard of medical mask shortages—at pharmacies and via online retailers. Now, likely...