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The COVID Tracking Project has come to an end.

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L.A. County begins roll out of statewide vaccination system

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California COVID-19 vaccine tracker

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NHS COVID-19 contact-tracing app finally seems to be delivering on its promises.

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COVID-19 In The United States

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COVID-19 Vaccines

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You can buy an FDA-approved COVID-19 test on Amazon

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Experts say timeline for Covid-19 vaccine distribution will change again

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Device combines UV-C light and air circulation to help decrease covid-19 transmission risk

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Early Data Show Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective

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December issue SLAS Technology features ‘advances in technology to address COVID-19’

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COVID-19 infections are soaring. Lockdowns could be coming. A list of restrictions in your state.

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Infection control guidelines need to include policies regarding the disinfection of mobile phones.

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How Ticketmaster Plans to Check Your Vaccine Status for Concerts: Exclusive

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Pre-travel testing required to avoid 14-day traveler quarantine in Hawaii.

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‘Great Day For Humanity’: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Over 90% Effective

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Engineers design a heated face mask to filter and inactivate coronaviruses

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Covid-19 Has Accelerated Digital Transformation — With AI Playing A Key Role

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How These Successful Entrepreneurs Learned To Adapt And Thrive During A Pandemic

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NDDoH successfully resolves COVID-19 notification backlog, begins new case investigation changes

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Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?

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Tech Should Enable Change, Not Drive It

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Microsoft Will Let Employees Work From Home Permanently: Report

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South Korea eases social distancing curbs amid COVID-19 downtrend

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How Remdesivir Works to Fight COVID-19 Inside the Body

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Diagnosing COVID-19 in just 30 minutes

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California Blueprint for a Safer Economy

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Coronavirus update: Virginia; 7 day testing average on a downward trend

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The Surefire Vaccine Winner Following AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Trial Pause

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Why has New York City enacted random checkpoints?

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States that began high school football games on August 13, zero reports of community COVID spread, so far

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Could your smartphone speed up the search for treatments?

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CDC: 94% of Covid-19 deaths had underlying medical conditions

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New drool-based tests are replacing the dreaded coronavirus nasal swab

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Latest News on Coronavirus and Higher Education

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South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update

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Quick and affordable saliva-based COVID-19 test

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Airborne transmission of covid-19

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Updated Isolation Guidance

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5 Tips on Checking In With Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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FDA updates on hand sanitizers consumers should not use

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Coronavirus tracing apps launching in 3 more states

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Virginia launches the first U.S. app using Apple-Google coronavirus notification technology

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Coronavirus Diagnosis: What Should I Expect?

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Measures for protecting workers from exposure to, and infection with, SARS-CoV-2

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State-by-state map of where school buildings are open or closed

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Do some people have protection against the coronavirus?

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South Carolina Latest COVID-19

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Xprise launches $5 million rapid COVID testing competition

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Moderna Announces Phase 3 COVE Study of mRNA Vaccine Against COVID-19

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Keep up with CDC updates on Coronavirus Disease 2019

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HEALS Act offers more than just another check

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Coronavirus vaccine tracker

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COVID Live Updates: New low in NY hospitalizations

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Preparing K-12 School Administrators for a Safe Return

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Minnesota COVID-19 update

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School openings across globe suggest ways to keep coronavirus at bay

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Can drones help in the fight of Coronavirus?

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Florida: County-by-county

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Coronavirus updates

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New York is now in Phase IV, the final step of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s reopening

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COVID-19 BUSINESS & ECONOMIC IMPACT TRACKER

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Alameda is the first Bay Area county to top 10,000 cases

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‘COVID Toe’ Probably Not Caused by COVID-19

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates possible by early 2021

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FDA Updates on Hand Sanitizers with Methanol

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Researchers Create Air Filter Designed to Trap and Kill the Coronavirus

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Herd immunity and COVID-19 (coronavirus): What you need to know

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Bring your mask: These stores are requiring customers to wear face coverings to enter.

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This Coronavirus Doesn’t Change Quickly, Good News For Vaccine Makers.

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Some good news about potential coronavirus vaccines and when they might be available

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Infection may take longer to develop in some people. How often do we test?

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send all patient information to a central database.

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Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19 6.30.20

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The latest figures released after Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida reopened.

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Coronavirus can be airborne indoors – W.H.O. says

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‘COVID parties’ not OK; positive test rates up

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Sweden Has Become the World’s Cautionary Tale

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When will California enter Phase 4 of reopening? Experts weigh in

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Coronavirus Employer’s Action Guide

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7 Websites and Sources for COVID-19 Templates and Tools

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Get around safely with these new Google Maps features

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Coronavirus vaccine trials developments

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World’s First Study of a Potential COVID-19 Antibody Treatment in Humans

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FDA approves an at-home testing kit

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A study on infectivity of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 carriers

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McCarran International Airport has installed PPE vending machines. Will we see a rise in PPE vending across the globe?

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4 days on followed by 10 days off would let businesses reopen making sure employees were isolated in case of infection.

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$11 billion will go to states, territories and tribes to improve testing for the coronavirus pandemic.

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Five regions in New York Ready to Reopen

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FDA gives Quidel Corp. authorization for Covid-19 antigen test, first of its kind

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Guidance for CA dine-in restaurants, brewpubs, craft distilleries, breweries, bars, pubs, and wineries to support a safe, clean environment for workers and customers

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A guide on steps taken to reopen New York. Data and studies compiled. Testing results and other useful information.

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FDA grants authorization of Abbott Labs new Covid-19 antibody test – 30 million to be shipped this month

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“Easy-to-Use” test kits available by end of summer to integrate with mobile devices, transmit data seamlessly and be accessible to everyone who needs them

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Ignite for Good program, designed to offer resources to support those working on COVID-19-related technology projects

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Mutated virus potentially more contagious? What might this mean for screening techniques as it pertains to antibodies?

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Virginia and its three phases of reopening – Business owners confident about safety precautions yet concerned about customers’ fears of returning

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U.S. Army’s extensive tests reveal best fabric for DIY masks – levels of filtration to help protect your patrons and workforce

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Rhode Island: May 9 reopening plan laid out

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New York: 12-step plan to reopen

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Malls, which are designed for high-occupancy shopping, will be tricky to keep safe. Simon Property Group will take a number of precautions when reopening 49 locations.

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Ohio: Manufacturing, distribution, construction and general office operations will be allowed to resume with strict safety instructions in place

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Large venues to use personal-health QR code screening for reopening. Will this method become widely accepted across the globe?

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A comprehensive list of state by state reopening plans and procedures

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Check out what steps Florida theme parks will be taking to reopen

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New ‘coronavirus sensor’ can detect early signs of virus, researchers say

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Update on California’s Progress Toward Stage 2 Reopening

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

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Most US states will begin reopening within days

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Wynn Resorts unveils health and safety plan for reopening

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FDA authorizes first at-home coronavirus test

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NIH mobilizes national innovation initiative for COVID-19 diagnostics

Our Articles

Homeowner Relief

Extensions will take some of the immediate pressure off of homeowners.

The Maine Thing

Why a different way of voting could make democracy more appealing.

Point Break:

When You’re Sick and Tired of being Well and Tired

All is Not Lost

Aid is still available for small businesses; here are some places to look.

Hawaii

Setting an example by saying, “Aloha.”

Also, Pajamas

In some cases, it could be best for everybody to maintain the status quo.

Masks

Because pretty is as pretty does.

Only the Strong?

Addressing the misconception that only the “weak” need to worry about coronavirus infection.

Finally, Some Good…Nevermind

To clarify, it looked like there was good news, but on closer inspection, not so much. Although, we don’t know that there isn’t good news. The news has yet to be fully confirmed and evaluated.

Safety Checkpoint Flowchart

A flowchart providing a possible solution to getting back to some our favorite places safely and ethically.

Open and Shut?

A look at some of the more prominent re-openings, with a dash of speculation.

Adventures in Dining

A formal invitation to come with me on my first night out since quarantine began.

In the Meantime…

How to use what we have now to sustain us as we await future developments.

We the Untested

A consideration of where our focus should be going forward.

Death by Social Distancing?

Can businesses survive the cost of social distancing? Or, musings on what to do until we can do what we want to do.

Don’ts and Do’s of the Apocalypse

First, let me tell you a secret; this isn’t really an apocalypse. (I just wanted your attention.) Now, let’s look at some glitches in behavior, and suggest a few improvements.

Finding What’s Right

A look at some of what we need to figure out in order to reopen ethically and safely.

In Search of Ideal

A look at what is ethically necessary for businesses to reopen to the public. We will also touch on what is prudent and feasible.

What I Need

One prospective customer’s take on how you can help the public feel safe reentering your venue.

What Would it Take?

With much of the population feeling trapped, we want to focus on regaining some normalcy. What are the standards that need to be met for most of us to again feel comfortable venturing out?

Testing

Taking a layman’s look at the difference between diagnostic and immunity testing.