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New York Mayor Urges Support For Chinatowns Amid Racist Coronavirus Fears

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Thursday encouraged the city’s residents and visitors to support Asian American businesses, declaring one of the city’s major Chinese neighborhoods “open for business” to counter racist fear-mongering about the new coronavirus that business owners say have caused a precipitous decline in sales. “In hard times, New […]

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When Is a Cold Contagious, Actually?

Every cold I get sets off a string of internal debates: Is this actually a cold? When is a cold contagious, even? Should I stay home from work? Why are my symptoms hanging around for 700 years? Am I still contagious when they’re gone? Is this even the same cold or have I moved onto […]