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‘Garbage Bag’ Gowns And Flimsy Masks Among Items Given By FEMA, Nursing Homes Say

Plastic gowns without hand holes, masks with breakable straps and child-sized rubber gloves are among the bizarre items that nursing home officials say they are being given by the federal government to help protect them and their residents amid the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s all so terrible, really,” Brendan Williams, president of the New Hampshire Health […]

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Anthony Fauci Warns U.S. Could Reach 100,000 Coronavirus Cases Per Day

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned Tuesday that the U.S. could see as many as 100,000 daily coronavirus infections if states where cases are surging don’t begin taking stronger measures to combat the spread.  Fauci issued the grim warning to a Senate committee while discussing President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly virus. […]

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What to Look for When Buying an Air Purifier

An air purifier is a small appliance meant to remove various types of particulate matter from the air, says Robert Laumbach, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) at the Rutgers School of Public Health. That includes particles that are created indoors like cigarette smoke, mold spores, emissions from […]