Coronavirus

Female team of healthcare workers deliver COVID vaccine by snowmobile to remote rural town

Plane, sled, and snowmobile. That’s what it took for a handful of female health care workers to deliver the COVID vaccine to rural communities in Alaska! Read more now.
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104-year-old woman released from hospital after recovering from COVID and flu

Dorothy Swan is a true warrior. The 104-year-old has beaten both coronavirus and the flu just as her birthday is approaching. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Teacher undergoing chemotherapy continues remote teaching from hospital

A Minnesota kindergarten teacher battling cancer is continuing to instruct her students while she undergoes chemotherapy at the hospital. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Power outage causes 165 doses of COVID vaccine to be thrown out

High winds lead to a power outage that impacted a shipment of COVID vaccines. A total of 165 doses of the Moderna vaccine had to be thrown out after a refrigerator stopped working at a medical office in Colorado.
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Majority of Americans can’t pay for an emergency expense with savings: Survey

Only 39% of Americans are able to comfortably dip into their savings to pay an emergency $1,000 expense. The rest of us would have to put it on a credit card or borrow the money, according to a recent survey from Bankrate. Read more here.
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Man leaves $2,021 tip at 6 different restaurants

Workers at six restaurants got a welcome surprise to start the year in the form of generous tips. Envelopes with a total of $2,021 in them were left at tables at half a dozen establishments in Boston this week.
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Some voice outrage after 2 million smokers are given COVID vaccine priority

One state’s COVID-19 vaccine eligibility now includes more than 2 million people who smoke cigarettes, and some are criticizing the decision. Read more on RADIO.COM
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Federal vaccine reserve has already been emptied, dashing hopes of a surge in supply

When Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar announced this week that the federal government would begin releasing coronavirus vaccine doses that were being held in reserve for second shots, it turns out that no such reserve existed.
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CDC warns contagious UK COVID variant likely to be dominant strain in US by March

The coronavirus variant that was first identified in the United Kingdom is now spreading rapidly in the U.S and it will likely become the dominant strain in the US by March.
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Man spends stimulus check on 30,000 masks for the homeless: ‘We’re all in this together’

Jeff Suchon from Highland Park, New Jersey, is easing the hardship of others by using his stimulus check to buy 30,000 masks for the homeless and others in need. Suchon is one of many local heroes who are paying in forward during a difficult time.
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