When You Need a Break From Beans, Crab on Toast Is the Answer

My wife and I, both restaurant chefs who have abruptly lost our jobs, have been living for more than a month soberly and devoutly conserving our resources. You could mistake us for back-to-the-land homesteaders. I gave her a haircut, and she sprouted the scallions on the windowsill. I’ve learned to make the cottony Kaiser rolls…

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So You’re Having a Baby During a Pandemic

I recently heard from a woman who didn’t plan anything for her niece’s birth date. She said she’s been feeling regretful that, because of the coronavirus pandemic, her family wasn’t able to come together to welcome this new child. I told her: It isn’t too late! She could still organize an event. It just might…

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New U.S. Treatment Guidelines for Covid-19 Don’t See Much Progress

The federal agency led by Dr. Anthony Fauci issued guidelines on Tuesday that stated there is no proven drug for treating coronavirus patients, a finding that essentially reinforces Dr. Fauci’s dissent from President Trump’s repeated promotion of certain drugs without evidence to support their use. The report echoed what frustrated doctors already know: Not enough…

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F.D.A. Authorizes First In-Home Test for Coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it had granted emergency clearance to the first in-home test for the coronavirus, a nasal swab kit that will be sold by LabCorp. The agency said that LabCorp had submitted data showing the home test is as safe and accurate as a sample collection at a doctor’s…

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Burberry Further Commits to Sustainability with a Cool, New Collection

The coronavirus isn’t the only concern affecting society on a global scale. The deterioration of the earth’s atmosphere and landfill waste have long been a problem, and it is only until recently that industries have taken notice—fashion being one of them. Brands slowly but surely enacted programs that seek to overturn the systemic issues surrounding…

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Ann Sullivan, Animator of Disney Hits, Dies at 91

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Her daughter Shannon Jay said the cause was Covid-19. Ms. Sullivan was the third of four people at the home who have died from the coronavirus, according to a fund representative. More than 7,000 people…

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Coronavirus Infections May Not Be Uncommon, Tests Suggest

Two new studies using antibody tests to assess how many people have been infected with the coronavirus have turned up numbers higher than some experts had expected. Both studies were performed in California: one among residents of Santa Clara County, south of San Francisco, and the other among residents of Los Angeles County. In both…

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What’s Next for Restaurants Shut Out of Paycheck Protection Program

There are days lately when Renato Poliafito feels he is reliving a familiar old nightmare. In 2012, when Hurricane Sandy drove the evening high tide onshore, Mr. Poliafito was an owner of a small bakery called Baked, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Bay water ran through the neighborhood’s low-lying streets and into the basement of Baked,…

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Compártenos tus fotos desde la trinchera del coronavirus

Médicas de urgencias bañadas en sudor y enfermeros de cuidados intensivos batallando para conseguir equipo protector se han convertido en la encarnación del heroísmo y la tragedia de la pandemia del coronavirus. Igual que a los bomberos del 11 de septiembre, recordaremos a estos profesionales de la salud y su sacrificio y resiliencia en el…

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