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“It spread between the three of us in four days. Imagine what's going to happen with more people in the classroom,” said one teacher.
The death comes more than a month after a Guatemalan man who tested positive for COVID-19 died in ICE custody.
Disney World reopened its theme parks on Saturday, even as Florida has become a hotspot for coronavirus cases in the country.
“We just reopened too fast and these are the consequences of it,” an emergency room doctor in Houston said.
Florida has seen a massive surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks.
Public health officials said the company initially refused to cooperate with an investigation into an outbreak at the factory, and at one point tried to prevent officials from entering.
Frat Parties. Dorms. Dining Halls. Here’s How College Campuses Are Trying To Stop Coronavirus Outbreaks This Fall.
“We don't know if things are going to necessarily get better. Or get worse.”
The driver was the victim of "extreme violence," local prosecutors said.
A pair of KFC customers in Melbourne ordered food for 20 people. Authorities immediately suspected they were flouting lockdown rules.
The Trump Administration Told A Judge ICE Should Not Release Parents And Children Who've Been Detained Together
Immigrant advocates said the government’s filing sets up a potential separation of children from their parents in ICE custody.
The WHO issued new scientific findings on Thursday recommending people avoid large crowds and ensure good ventilation in buildings.
“I didn’t want to resign, but I wanted to say how kind of hurtful some of the actions of the company have made me feel,” Monica Davis told Equinox when she was fired.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 globally and in the US.
A Texas Man Who Ran Coronavirus Testing Sites Died After Getting Diagnosed With Leukemia And COVID-19
The emergency management coordinator of Atascosa County "passed away from the very disease he has been valiantly fighting against."
Because, as Bill says, "science rules."
The Kanakuk camp in Lampe, Missouri, had promised kids ages 13–18 fun activities and Bible studies, but campers were sent home last week due to a coronavirus outbreak.
Tulsa's Top Health Official Said Trump's Rally Likely Contributed To The Surge In COVID-19 Cases There
Dr. Bruce Dart said he and his staff were "[connecting] the dots" between the rally and a surge in local coronavirus cases.
“I'm a poor person… I just don't get how they're comfortable with those losses happening at the bottom. It's just so weird and greedy to me.”
Five people who had been doing in-person sex work before the pandemic talk about how they are managing — mentally and financially — in a new reality.
Harvard And MIT Sued To Block Trump's Plan To Bar International Students From The US If Classes Are Online-Only
"The effect—and perhaps even the goal—is to create as much chaos for universities and international students as possible," the lawsuit states.
A Medically Vulnerable 17-Year-Old Attended A Church Event With 100 People — Then Died Of The Coronavirus
According to the medical examiner's report, Carsyn Leigh Davis's mother gave her daughter hydroxychloroquine before seeking medical attention when the girl became sick.
Tom Hanks Opened Up About His "Crippling" Coronavirus Symptoms And Urged People To Take The Pandemic Seriously
"Let's not confuse the fact: It's killing people."
Donald Trump won’t wear a mask, even as coronavirus cases rise. But mask-makers are selling loads of masks brandishing his name.
The most populous country in Latin America grapples with an enormous coronavirus surge that critics have blamed on the Bolsonaro administration’s response to the pandemic.
Lockdown Has Prevented These Public Housing Residents From Accessing Grocers — This Is What The Government Has Provided Them With
The residents have been unable to leave their units due to a mandatory lockdown that has been put in place.
Atlanta Mayor (And Possible Joe Biden VP Pick) Keisha Lance Bottoms Has Tested Positive For COVID-19
Bottoms, who has gained national attention for her response to police killings, is in serious contention to be Joe Biden's running mate.
Some Schools Are Now Online-Only Due To The Coronavirus. ICE Says Their International Students Must Leave The US.
ICE suggested the students transfer to a school offering in-person courses to maintain their legal status in the US.
Despite rising COVID-19 numbers across the country, many Americans chose to gather in large groups and without masks to celebrate Independence Day weekend.
The Miami-Dade County mayor announced gyms would also close, but then reversed that decision on Tuesday.
The university plans to reopen its campus for in-person classes in the fall.
"It really seems like Americans just don’t care about each other."
Activists and members of different tribes from the region blocked the road as they protested Trump's visit to Keystone.
Hundreds of workers may have contracted COVID-19 to get you the food on your plate this 4th of July. Some may have even died. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposes the cost of your BBQ.
This Man Warned Friends On Facebook Against Not Wearing A Face Mask Like He'd Done. The Next Day He Died Of COVID-19.
"This is no joke. If you have to go out wear a mask and practice social distancing. Don't be a fucking idiot like me."
During the 1918 influenza pandemic, it was not uncommon to see store clerks, barbers, pedestrians, and even police equipped with protective face masks.
“I feel humiliated. We were doubly hit: not given medical attention and not given the body of our father.”
A group of First Baptist Dallas choir and orchestra members contracted COVID-19 in the lead-up to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit on Sunday. An infectious disease expert called it “appalling.”
"I just think shame on you."
Coronavirus cases have been spiking since mid-June, particularly among younger Americans in the South and West. The big worry is that they will pass the virus onto older, more vulnerable people.
"More and more businesses that definitely don't want to close again need to understand that they are our biggest enforcement army right now."
Attorneys for the asylum-seeker from Ecuador said her health is deteriorating in ICE detention.
A Taco Chain Said It's Closing During The Coronavirus Pandemic Because Of Angry Customers Who Refuse To Wear Masks
Hugo's Tacos said its mostly Latino employees were called racial slurs and had objects thrown at them by guests who refused to wear masks during the ongoing pandemic.
The judge said children detained inside its three ICE family detention centers must be released to a sponsor or with their parents by July 17.
From the surge in coronavirus cases around the globe to the demand for racial justice and equality in the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Customers and conservative media fans have spent months in limbo after a planned “Cruise Thru History” was scuttled by the coronavirus.
All of the detainees are stable, asymptomatic, and remain housed in medical isolation rooms, an independent monitor reported.
"Everybody says, 'Oh, it's my family. I'm going to go see my brother. I’m going to see my cousin,' and they think that’s a safe word."
Even Texas's governor is now recommending people wear masks in public after a surge in coronavirus cases.
There's been a significant increase in COVID-19 cases across California, including in Orange County.
The world’s premier health agency pushed a flawed coronavirus containment strategy — until it disappeared from public view one day before the outbreak was declared a pandemic.
These High Schoolers Organized A Graduation March Where No One Wore Masks, And Now The Community Is Divided
“A lot of people might think that graduation is the most important thing that’s happening right now, and it really isn’t,” one graduating senior told BuzzFeed News.
A Judge Blocked The Deportation Of A 16-Year-Old Boy Who Claims Trump Is Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse
Attorneys say the Honduran boy is trying to join his father in the US after witnessing a murder and then being threatened by a gang.
Even though hundreds of thousands of protesters and police crowded onto the streets, overall social distancing actually strengthened in big cities with major protests.
People can finally get a haircut.
There's no evidence that the fireworks lighting up US cities are caused by anything other than oversupply and understimulation. That hasn't stopped the conspiracies.
Spoiler Alert: You should still be wearing your mask.
The Trump administration said the suspension is needed to ensure jobs go to Americans first as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, but employers say it will actually make things worse.
"If your ass pass out in the middle of a show onstage," said Hughley, "you probably need to get tested.”
Some parts of the state had been lifting mask requirements — even as COVID-19 cases go up.
When Sandy Schnaithman lost her mom to COVID-19, she wanted to know how many other residents at her mother's assisted living facility in New York had died —there wasn't an easy answer.
Scientists say that the paper by Nobel Prize winner Mario Molina is based on false statements and flawed statistical analysis.
"I’m alive and I kiss the ground literally every morning that I wake up.”
Thousands Of Gig Workers Can’t Make A Living Unless They Install A Controversial Contact Tracing App First
Workers say the platforms are exploiting them by making it mandatory to install the Indian government's contact tracing app.
They had been "doing everything the right way," the woman told a local news outlet. “And then the first night we go out, Murphy’s Law, I guess.”
"It is highly affordable, easy to make, can be scaled up quickly and only needs a small dosage," said one expert.
"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew and loved him."
The Oscars are shifting back by two months after the coronavirus shut down Hollywood film sets and emptied out movie theaters.
The federal agency noted that the two drugs are "unlikely to be effective in treating COVID-19" and could cause serious side effects.
“We cannot live in fear, because when we live in fear, we are being controlled,” said Moore County Clerk Brenda McKanna. “Even if I get it a second time, I’m for our nation opening back up.”
"There is no way to ensure zero risk of infection," said new CDC guidelines on safety as more states reopen.
Immigrants Delayed By The Coronavirus Are Suing To Be Naturalized In Time To Vote In The Presidential Election
Attorneys are worried their clients won’t be able to complete the last step to obtain US citizenship in time to register to vote in October after the pandemic sidelined scheduled ceremonies.
Interviews with more than 40 children across the country reveal American childhood in the midst of COVID-19 — and how race and class help define which children will emerge unscathed.
When registering for tickets, attendees are informed that by doing so they are "acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists."
Internal Peloton message board comments reveal fear among employees asked to deliver Peloton equipment to homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Health officials canceled the previously postponed music festivals because of concerns that coronavirus cases may resurge in the fall.
The decision was announced even though there's been an increase in coronavirus infections in California.
“Healthcare providers and hospitals in Arizona are issuing dire warnings,” one state representative said. “I sure hope Governor Ducey is listening.”
"Make it a little kinky" — 100% real government guidance to the good and horny people of New York City.
A 16-Year-Old Boy Is Suing The Trump Administration, Claiming It's Using The Pandemic As An Excuse To Deport Him
The teen is the first to challenge an unprecedented policy put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic that has all but shut down asylum at the southern border.
Coronavirus Contact Tracers Are Facing Death Threats And Comparisons To Nazis On Facebook And YouTube
"Contact tracers are the new Gestapo," one post said.
“He was never selfish. Always stayed humble. He didn’t let success get to his head.”
“All of the best evidence suggests that people without symptoms can and do readily spread SARS-CoV2,” a group of Harvard scientists said.
“Get the facts about COVID-19."
Anti-maskers — the anti-vaxxers of 2020.
“It’s like the guy went crazy with Photoshop,” said one expert in scientific image manipulation.
Hopes are running high that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by the end of the year. But some scientists caution that the hype might be outpacing the reality.
The study has been retracted by scientists who say they can no longer vouch for its data.
“Data is our eyes and ears in this pandemic. Without having it, we are operating blindly,” one public health expert said.
“I’m an African American first before I’m a physician,” one doctor said.
The victim in this case was a German shepherd. There's no evidence that pets help spread the virus.
Internal FDA Documents Show How Little Evidence The Agency Had Before Allowing Malaria Drugs To Be Used To Treat COVID-19
A May whistleblower complaint alleged that the FDA’s emergency authorization of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine came about as a result of political pressure from the White House.
The discredited video has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has spread across the non-English-speaking world.
While images of violent clashes and looting so often dominate media coverage of the protests, quieter moments of peace, learning, and understanding can go overlooked.
Missouri officials are asking the people who attended the Memorial Day weekend festivities to monitor themselves for potential COVID-19 symptoms.
Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t government-mandated. But they may be employer-mandated.
Scientists Worldwide Are Questioning A Massive Study That Raised Concerns About The Malaria Drug Hyped As A COVID-19 Treatment
The study, which found that patients treated with hydroxychloroquine were more likely to die, just got a correction, though its conclusions remain unchanged.
"The second they saw my face, their eyes widened and they went, 'NO! NO, NO, NO!'"
Learn from the pros.
This Nurse Treating COVID-19 Patients Spent At Least $500 On Protective Gear Because Her Hospital Kept Running Out
"The PPE fight is constant."