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The second wave is here. Have you installed the COVID Alert app?

For about a month now, I've had the government's official COVID Alert app installed on my phone. It is active and monitoring. Each week I get a notification telling me I haven't had contact with anybody who tested positive ...

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Another rapid COVID-19 test shows promise

(HealthDay)—Yet another rapid COVID-19 test has proven its mettle in spotting infection with the new coronavirus, this time in a British study.

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You don't need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren't alone. Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, ...

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How to stay safe in restaurants and cafes

Now we have fewer cases of COVID-19, and restrictions are lifting, many of us are thinking of rejuvenating our social lives by heading to our local cafe or favourite restaurant.

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Don't fall prey to COVID-19 scammers

(HealthDay)—The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned a wave of scammers looking to take advantage of older adults, experts warn.

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From dentists to playdates: Tips on social distancing and COVID-19

Millions of people across the country are hunkering down in their homes in response to social distancing mandates designed to reduce spread of the novel coronavirus. Federal and state authorities are advising people to avoid ...

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Getting on with your life in the age of coronavirus

(HealthDay)—As coronavirus continues to spread across America, people in some areas are quarantined. Conferences, sporting events and travel plans are being called off, while hand sanitizer and toilet paper is flying off ...

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