C.D.C. Says More Than 9,000 Health Care Workers Have Contracted Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday that 9,282 health care professionals had contracted the coronavirus in the United States as of April 9 and that 27 had died from it. The agency cautioned that the numbers were most likely higher than reported because of inconsistencies in data-gathering and the lack of…

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Feel Like You’re in Prison? These Trainers Actually Were

Like a lot of self-isolating people, Madisen Li is vacillating between nervous, bored, grateful and irritable. One of her main forms of relief comes from her weekly training sessions over Zoom with her personal trainer of nine years, Hector Guadalupe. Earlier this month, amid a circuit of curls and crunches, Mrs. Li, 32, who is…

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Robby Browne, Real Estate Player and Philanthropist, Dies at 72

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. In a city filled with real estate V.I.P.’s, Robby Browne was a cut above. Hillary Clinton came to his Bridgehampton home for lunch. Martina Navratilova swam in his pool. Uma Thurman went to his Halloween party, where he would…

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Does Widespread Disinfecting Kill the Coronavirus? It’s Under Debate

The images are compelling: Fire trucks in Tehran or Manila spray the streets. Amazon tests a disinfectant fog inside a warehouse, hoping to calm workers’ fears and get them back on the job. TV commercials show health care workers cleaning chairs where blood donors sat. Families nervously wipe their mail and newly delivered groceries. These…

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I’m an E.R. Doctor in New York. None of Us Will Ever Be the Same.

Listen to This Article Audio Recording by Audm To hear more audio stories from publishers, like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. First Week of MarchN.Y.C. Covid-19 cases, March 1: 1 I am in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 2, when I read the news: New York City has its first patient…

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Stay 6 Feet Apart, We’re Told. But How Far Can Air Carry Coronavirus?

The rule of thumb, or rather feet, has been to stand six feet apart in public. That’s supposed to be a safe distance if a person nearby is coughing or sneezing and is infected with the novel coronavirus, spreading droplets that may carry virus particles. And scientists agree that six feet is a sensible and…

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Antonio Checo, Episcopal Priest Who Stressed Service, Dies at 67

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. In 2005, Antonio Checo became a mental health clinician at Mt. Sinai Queens hospital, one of his many jobs devoted to helping people. And it was there, on April 1, that he died of complications of the coronavirus at…

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Are Your Parents on TikTok?

Image We spend a lot of our days thinking about things we see online, trying to make sense of it all. This week in the Styles newsletter, Wait …, Taylor Lorenz, a Styles reporter, brings us an update from the world of TikTok. If there’s one silver lining of being trapped at home for months…

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