Infected but Feeling Fine: The Unwitting Coronavirus Spreaders

As many as 25 percent of people infected with the new coronavirus may not show symptoms, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns — a startlingly high number that complicates efforts to predict the pandemic’s course and strategies to mitigate its spread. In particular, the high level of symptom-free cases is…

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How to Touch Up Your Roots at Home

March 31, 2020 Image Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do. Rachel Bodt has been mulling over the relevance of hair color in our new lives. “I think it comes down to doing whatever we can to make ourselves feel good,” said Ms. Bodt, a colorist. “If you’re looking at your roots and feel like…

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Another Wholesale Grocery Opens to the Public

Wholesale suppliers that normally deliver pallets of pasta and boxes of beef to commercial kitchens have also been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic. Their clients include closed businesses and institutions like restaurants, caterers and clubs. The Chefs’ Warehouse in Ridgefield, Conn., is the latest wholesale grocer to open its inventory to the public. (Baldor…

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‘Tiger King’: What Happened to Carole Baskin’s Ex-Husband, Don Lewis?

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Like much of America, Chad Chronister recently binge-watched the chronicles of an eccentric roadside zookeeper known as Joe Exotic and his archenemy, an animal activist who wanted him to stop profiting off big cats. The Netflix documentary featuring Joe Exotic, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” quickly found a captive audience of…

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International Center of Photography Wants Your Images of the Pandemic

So far, the images have a range: A woman wearing a mask and blue plastic gloves. Empty streets. A pair of dogs in a misty park. The inside of a deserted subway car. A woman hugging a tree. Two children with their faces pressed against a window. The International Center of Photography is collecting a…

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Should I Make My Own Mask?

To mask or not to mask? For the past few months, public health officials have advised that healthy people should not wear masks as a way to protect themselves from coronavirus. But as we learn more about the virus, more experts are challenging the official guidance and saying that there is probably some benefit to…

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Are You Home Alone? We Are Too

ImageCredit…The New York Times We spend a lot of our days chatting with each other about things we see online, trying to make sense of it all. As everyone copes with the new coronavirus crisis, many of us are facing drastic changes, including illness, job loss and abandoning the office to work entirely from home.…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Grim Models Project High U.S. Toll in Months-Long Crisis

Here’s what you need to know: ImageMedical workers transferred the bodies of people who had died after contracting the virus to a temporary morgue in Brooklyn on Monday.Credit…Justin Lane/EPA, via Shutterstock Models predicting expected spread of the virus in the U.S. paint a grim picture. The coronavirus studies that appear to have convinced President Trump…

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Frightened Doctors in Coronavirus Pandemic Face Off With Hospitals Over Gear

Just after 6:30 on a recent morning, Dr. Henry Nikicicz, an anesthesiologist in Texas, finished an emergency intubation of a man in his 70s who was suffering severe respiratory distress. Then the doctor’s own trouble began. Stepping out of an elevator after finishing the procedure, Dr. Nikicicz put his respirator face mask back on when…

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C.D.C. Weighs Advising Everyone to Wear a Mask

Should healthy people be wearing masks when they’re outside to protect themselves and others? Both the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have repeatedly said that ordinary citizens do not need to wear masks unless they are sick and coughing. And as health care workers around the world face shortages…

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