Coronavirus Special Features

Gabriela Arevalo
August 03, 2020 - 12:43 pm
As scientists come closer to developing a coronavirus vaccine viable for mass distribution, public health experts and government officials will need to decide who will be prioritized to get the COVID-19 shot first. This is how they will decide.
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Gabriela Arevalo
July 31, 2020 - 4:51 pm
The Hispanic population in the third-largest county in the United States is facing disproportionate fatality rates due to the coronavirus pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic communities is not unique to Texas, and can be seen across the US.
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Eldis Sula
July 23, 2020 - 4:47 pm
Whether your child is going back, learning from home, or both, there are steps you can take to get ready for what may be an unusual academic year. These are a few expert tips to help parents prepare for sending their kids back to school.
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Johnny Lopez
July 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm
With more than 4 million positive cases in the United States and vaccines for treatment in various stages of development and testing, many are curious to know if it’s possible to contract the novel virus more than once.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 22, 2020 - 1:29 pm
As cases surge across the U.S., it’s easy to confuse coronavirus symptoms with those of the common cold, allergies, or even Lyme disease. Read on to find out how you can tell the difference.
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Eldis Sula
July 07, 2020 - 10:00 am
Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the country’s most trusted authorities on coronavirus. But how does he handle COVID-19 in his day-to-day life? These are a few measures the health expert takes regularly to keep safe against the virus.
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Eldis Sula
June 30, 2020 - 1:48 pm
While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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Eldis Sula
June 30, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Millions of Americans are wondering where they face the highest risk of contracting coronavirus. These are public places ranked for their infection risk level, according to experts polled by MLive.
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Election Polling Location
Polling location in Orchard Park/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 23, 2020 - 1:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A primary election season like no other neared a conclusion Tuesday as New Yorkers made their picks for Congress, president and other offices following campaigns in which candidates largely had to connect with voters online amid a pandemic. With the state allowing anyone to...
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