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Alex Traisci talks WOW, juggling at home during COVID-19 pandemic Special

Las Vegas - Juggler Alex Traisci chatted about "Wow — The Vegas Spectacular" in Las Vegas, and he shared some simple juggling routine that people can do at home while in quarantine.

Essential Science: The latest coronavirus news you need to read

The coronavirus pandemic continues to be the focus of most people. We round up the latest news, including how long people potentially remain infectious for; how the virus jumped from bats to humans; and hand sanitization advice.

Chad Le Clos sends message of hope to South Africa amid pandemic

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Chad Le Clos has sent a message of hope to South Africans during the Coronavirus pandemic.

'Hack from Home' hackathon to develop solutions for COVID-19

Dataswift has launched 'Hack from Home', which is a global virtual hackathon, designed to find technology solutions to fight the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate against its economic and societal impact.

Op-Ed: COVID19 — Put away that face mask, save it for healthcare workers

St Albans - It is important to consider face masks and the issues around them during the coronavirus pandemic. Face masks do not offer total protection, and can be reservoirs for contamination. This article looks at whether you need to or don't need to wear a mask.

U.S. dairies forced to dump milk as virus disrupts supply chain

Despite a strong demand for basic foods like dairy products amid the coronavirus pandemic, the milk supply chain has seen a host of disruptions that are preventing dairy farmers from getting their products to market.

Social Security recipients to automatically receive stimulus pay

The Internal Revenue Service reversed a decision that would have required Social Security recipients and many senior citizens to file a tax return this year, even if they’re not required to do so, in order to get the $1,200 stimulus check.

U.S. Intelligence — China faked coronavirus numbers

China has intentionally misrepresented its coronavirus numbers - under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House.

India's COVID-19 lockdown leaves no one to harvest the crops

A severe shortage of labor, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in the world's second-largest producer of staple food grains, such as wheat.

Why the fight against coronavirus is proving so complicated

Many in society are wondering why the novel coronavirus is proving especially challenging to contain. There are several reasons for this complexity, ranging from how infectious it actually is to how it moves through a population.

Oscar winner Rita Moreno talks 'One Day at a Time,' staying safe Special

On March 31, Academy Award-winning actress Rita Moreno chatted with Digital Journal about Season 4 of "One Day at a Time" on Pop TV.

Coronavirus drives big increase in business communications

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, an uptick in the adoption of communications apps tell the story of healthcare organizations that are scrambling to adapt. New research reveals a step-change.

Dyson to produce 15,000 ventilators for the health service Special

British based vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson is to switch its production lines from producing household products to manufacture ventilators for the U.K. health service.

Essential Science: Why some medications make COVID-19 worse

A new review of certain prescribed medications indicates that some drugs may make COVID-19 symptoms worse, especially in relation to the lungs. We also look at some other findings of interest in relation to the virus.

Joe Diffie passed away at age 61 from complications of COVID-19

Veteran country music star Joe Diffie has passed away at the age of 61 due to complications from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus testing facility suffers maze ransomware attack

A UK-based medical facility that have plans to test coronavirus vaccines, Hammersmith Medicines Research, has been hit by an attack from one of the ransomware groups that recently pledged to not target medical organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The path towards the coronavirus vaccine

Researchers based at the University of Oxford indicate they have identified a potential vaccine for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The scientists are working towards the first clinical trials. This and four other coronavirus developments are summarized.

Q&A: How manufacturers and supply chains can arm themselves Special

The recent coronavirus outbreak has caused a stall in all manufacturing activity in recent weeks. In the wake of supply chain setbacks like this one, how can companies onboard new suppliers? Tushar Patel of Cleo looks into this issue.

FDA puts the brakes on test-at-home coronavirus kits Special

Many companies are developing coronavirus test kits, designed to provide answers to the general population in relation to COVID-19 infections. The U.S. FDA has placed a hold on this home screening service.

FBI warns of bogus coronavirus cures and email scams

It is bad enough that COVID-19 has caused devastating real-world impacts across the globe - but it has not stopped the fraudsters waiting in the shadows - hoping to make a quick buck at the expense of our fear and confusion.

Vedder Gabriel streams shows online during Coronavirus pandemic

Young rocker Vedder Gabriel is streaming shows online on his social media pages during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Q&A: Vulnerabilities in education apps and coronavirus Special

There has been an increase in school apps (to tell parents what to teach their kids at home) and video conferencing tools, since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic began. How many apps are vulnerable, according to Kelli Vanderlee.

Jackson Browne reveals that he tested positive for Coronavirus

Veteran rock singer-songwriter Jackson Browne revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Digital Journal has the story.

How small businesses are making big changes in the face of crisis

COVID-19 is changing working life. One area of impact is with small businesses and entrepreneurs. We highlight how businesses and start-ups across the U.S. are adapting and innovating amongst the new regulations and ever-changing circumstances.

Greg Rikaart of Y&R tests positive for Coronavirus, updates fans

Emmy award-winning actor Greg Rikaart of "The Young and The Restless" revealed to his fans and followers that he tested positive for Coronavirus.

98 Degrees shares a message of hope during these trying times

On March 23, the Grammy-nominated pop group 98 Degrees posted a message on their social networks for their fans and followers.

David Salidor talks about PR shifts during Coronavirus pandemic Special

Esteemed entertainment publicist David Salidor of dis COMPANY chatted with Digital Journal about being a press representative during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and how this pandemic has affected his line of work.

Q&A: Preparing your SOC teams for coronavirus with automation Special

COVID-19 is presenting new challenges to the security operations center (SOC), and by extension, the business, as organizations struggle to maintain business continuity with a newly remote work force. Matt Eberhart looks at some options for firms.

Essential Science: Coronavirus was not genetically engineered

Time to take those conspiracy theories and put them into a box labeled ‘fake moon landings’. The novel coronavirus sweeping the world was not genetically engineered and it is of natural origin, as new research shows.

Review: Neil Diamond gives 'Sweet Caroline' a sweet, Coronavirus twist Special

Veteran singer-songwriter Neil Diamond is able to give his classic hit single "Sweet Caroline" a Coronavirus twist. Digital Journal has the scoop.
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CDC has developed a new laboratory test kit for use in testing patient specimens for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19.
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An abandoned facemask on a field in the UK.
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WHO chief Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at press briefing on March 3, 2020.
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The outbreak has also hit business in the capital Rome
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China is better prepared for the coronavirus outbreak than for SARS in 2002-03
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