CORONAVIRUS

AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine is up to 90% effective

AstraZeneca says the late-stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine were “highly effective.” The company is now the third drugmaker to reveal positive vaccine developments over the last few weeks.
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COVID-19 vaccines: More hope as distribution details emerge

A big question when the COVID19 vaccine becomes available is how will it be distributed. Pharmacies plan on being part of the distribution process, but note there will be a challnenge with cold storage.
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Tent rentals go up even as restaurants face uncertain future

The new restrictions on indoor gatherings are putting the spotlight back on outdoor dining. Tent rentals are up even as restaurants face an uncertain future.
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Man spits on female hikers for not wearing face masks, says he tested positive for COVID

Police are looking for a man who spat on two female hikers because they weren’t wearing face masks. Massachusetts police said the man angrily approached the women to call them out for not wearing facial coverings. Read more.
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Wellness expert shares ways to manage isolation, loss of holiday rituals this season

As COVID-19 cases rise across the country, people are skipping their traditional holiday get-togethers in hopes of keeping everyone safe but face new stresses such as coping with isolation, anxiety and the loss of our holiday rituals.
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First US immunizations could arrive on December 12

The head of the United States effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine says the first immunizations could happen on December 21. Read more on RADIO.COM for more details.
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These selfie face masks allow people to see your actual smile

A new company makes face masks that have your a replica of your actual smile on them. The masks look so realistic that sometimes people think you’re not wearing one at all. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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U.S. surpasses 12 million COVID cases, over 1 million new cases in less than a week

U.S. coronavirus cases surpassed 12 million on Saturday after the nation reported a record single-day increase in cases. Cases passed 12,019,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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Fauci expresses frustration with those who think COVID is no worse than the flu: ‘Enough is enough!’

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks out on his growing frustrations with people who deny the threat of COVID-19 as cases spike nationwide. This comes as concerns over talks of the upcoming vaccine continue to grow.
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15-year-old cancer survivor dies of COVID-19: 'This is a big loss'

A 15-year-old girl with Down syndrome, who beat leukemia last July, has died from COVID. Alexa Rose Veit from Kentucky was described as a ‘fighter’ and ‘social butterfly’ by those who knew her. Read on now.
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