Getting a Coronavirus Test: Where, How Long and Results

Around the country, the number of coronaviruses cases is on the rise, with an increasing number of people getting tested, at walk-in clinics to drive-through sites or visits with their doctors. Here are some of the experiences and bits of advice from five people who have been able to get tested. The situation is constantly…

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How to Flatten the Curve on Coronavirus

At the end of February, Drew Harris, a population health analyst at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, had just flown across the country to visit his daughter in Eugene, Ore., when he saw an article on his Google news feed. It was from The Economist, and was about limiting the damage of the coronavirus. The…

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16 ELLE Editors On The Biggest Shoe Trends of Summer

Brother Vellies brothervellies.com $435.00 «Much like my colleagues, I am on the ’90s minimal train and just can’t get off. I have been especially obsessed with the thong sandal for quite some time for it’s understated versatility that it can cover for various outfits. When I find a shoe I like, I love it and…

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Don’t Need That $1,200 Stimulus Check? Here Are Places to Donate It.

Congress passed a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday, its most drastic measure to date to throw a buoy to the American economy that is sinking under the coronavirus outbreak. Included in the legislation is an expansion of unemployment benefits, lending programs for small businesses and direct support for large and small companies. But…

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No Longer Just a Walk in the Park

I’m 77 years old and I want/need to walk. The two buildings in my complex have a basketball court between them. I have previously taken the freight elevator down 36 stories at 5:30 a.m., meeting no one but armed anyway with mask, gloves, wipes and hand sanitizer. I walked for 35 minutes and went back…

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We All Need a Gammy in Our Lives Right Now

Last June, “Red Table Talk” tackled the subject of polyamory. Adrienne Banfield-Norris, one of the hosts, said that she thought polyamory was just an excuse to have sexual relations with more than one person. “I’m listening to you guys and I’m trying to stay open-minded,” she said. “But my gut tells me this is a…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes $2 Trillion Relief Bill

Here’s what you need to know: ImageSpeaker Nancy Pelosi arriving Friday at the Capitol.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times Congress gives final approval to $2 trillion relief package, sending it to Trump to sign. Congress gave final approval on Friday to the largest economic stimulus package in modern American history, a $2 trillion measure designed to…

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Three Cheers for Social Distancing

A few weeks ago, Enrico Barberis Negra was unwinding with a glass of prosecco in his apartment outside of Milan. It was shortly after the government had imposed a lockdown in northern Italy, and he was adjusting to life indoors and alone. Early in the evening, he went to the bathroom and left his drink…

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Boris Johnson, U.K. Prime Minister, Has the Coronavirus

LONDON — For weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was a defiant holdout among Western leaders in refusing to lock down his country against the spread of the coronavirus. On Friday, he became the first of those leaders known to have contracted the disease. Mr. Johnson’s diagnosis, confirmed in a test on Thursday, threatened…

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Black Women Learn to Braid While Social Distancing

Niani Barracks usually tends to clients at a salon in Detroit, but now that she must stay indoors because of the coronavirus pandemic, she has instead been running her fingers through the hair of a mannequin head affixed to a stand in her home, as a dozen other black women watch her online. In one…

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