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A triathlete who believes he contracted COVID-19 in early March warns others that a strenuous bike ride he went on after he started feeling better almost landed him in the hospital

David Tucker, 58 years old, believes he contracted the coronavirus while traveling to a work conference in early March. He told Business Insider that he started experiencing symptoms as soon as he got home, including a dry cough, fever, and exhaustion. His doctor told him he wouldn’t be able to …

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A volunteer-run Facebook group matches medical workers with empty RVs to help them self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic

AP Photo/Jim Mone In this photo taken April 1, 2020, Lisa Neuburger stands with her dog Bella by the camper she is living in after being exposed to the coronavirus as an ICU nurse in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. She drew a chalk message in her former in-laws’ driveway that …

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A group of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn became experts in online learning before the coronavirus. Now educators are seeking their help.

function receiveMessage(event) { console.log(event.data.fullscreen); Android.fullscreen(event.data.fullscreen); } window.addEventListener(“message”, receiveMessage, false); Nearly 80% of schools are closed worldwide due to the coronavirus – creating an unprecedented need for online learning.One online school that serves the Hasidic Jewish community has seen a huge spike in applicants since the pandemic broke out.Some members of …

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How the world’s 5 youngest billionaires spend their time and money

Not that unlike their older peers, the world’s youngest billionaires spend their fortune on things such as luxury cars, travel, and shoes. Norway is home to three of the world’s five youngest billionaires – Gustav Magnar Witzøe, Katharina Andresen, and Alexandra Andresen. Only one of the world’s five youngest billionaires …

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A 20-year-old volunteer driver in Wuhan became a vital resource during the city's 10-week lockdown

The Chinese city of Wuhan ended its lockdown after more than two months.The lockdown had brought Wuhan almost to a complete standstill after the coronavirus was first reported there.One 20-year-old volunteer driver has helped his community by shuttling healthcare workers to and from the hospital so they could complete their shifts.View …

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Wealthy people are paying limo drivers ‘hundreds of dollars’ to shuttle their mail from Manhattan to the Hamptons

Wealthy people are hiring limo services to deliver mail to their Hamptons homes, after having fled their primary residences because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Vigliante, president of M&V Limousine Limited and Hampton Luxury Liner, said that mail deliveries now comprise 30% of his business and helped him to retain …

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Coronavirus and mass layoffs are causing a dramatic spike in people seeking help from crisis text hotlines

Dragana Gordic/Shutterstock The Crisis Text Line offers free, confidential help 24/7 in the US, Canada, and the UK. The Crisis Text Line, which operates in the US, Canada, and the UK, provides free confidential crisis intervention via text message. Over the last two weeks, the number of texts to the …

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28 Texas spring breakers who just returned from Cabo have tested positive for the coronavirus

The spring break coronavirus saga continues. Texas officials in Austin and Travis County have confirmed that 28 young spring breakers returning to the area from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, have tested positive for the coronavirus, reported Tony Plohetski of local station KVUE-TV in a string of Tweets.   “According to …

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A maximum of 50% of the workforce could be back in the office this summer, but another wave could hit this fall, Morgan Stanley says

An estimate from Morgan Stanley is that 50% of the workforce could be back at work in the summer. Workers would come back in stages, with the “first wave” being people who have recovered from the virus, as well as the young and healthy, the researchers said. “Variable levels of …

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Things to do to stay connected and distracted in quarantine, From Zoom parties to binge-watching ‘Tiger King’

If you’re hoping to forget your COVID-19 fears and get swept up in the niche drama of big cat captivity in the United States, there’s no better quarantine activity than watching Netflix’s newest docuseries “Tiger Cat: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” The hit documentary chronicles the escalating conflict between big cat …

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