Los Angeles became the first city in the USA where everyone can take the COVID-19 test for free

Los Angeles (California) Mayor Eric Garcetti said that all residents of the city can take a test for COVID-19, a disease caused by a new type of coronavirus, for free, CNN reports. Los Angeles became the first major US city to offer free tests to the entire population. Mayor Eric ...

In California, all beaches and parks will be quarantined: when the decision takes effect

California Governor Gavin Newsome intends to close all parks and beaches in the region from May 1, CNN reports. An appropriate reminder to the Association of Chiefs of Police in the region was sent out in advance to state guards. Already on April 30, the caretakers of parks and beaches will begin to close locations. ...

It's all about genes: scientists have found out why men are more often sick and die from COVID-19

Statistics around the world give an unambiguous picture: the majority of deaths from COVID-19 men. According to experts, the matter is in genetics, writes the Voice of America. On average, four women and six men account for ten deaths from coronavirus. However, if you look at the age ...

20 professions with the highest risk of coronavirus infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends social distance as the most effective way to protect yourself from coronavirus infection, but this is not possible for some workers. Many professionals require personal contact in order to carry out work duties, which puts these people at high risk ...

11 things that have fallen in price or become free during a pandemic

The coronavirus has quickly changed the daily routine for millions of Americans. Many have been fired or suspended from work. Therefore, savings are very relevant. Oddly enough, despite the rise in the price of hand sanitizers and toilet paper, some things have become significantly cheaper due to the pandemic, writes ...

Quarantine in Antarctica: how the last continent lives without coronavirus

The inhabitants of the Chilean Antarctic station told the BBC about what is happening on the continent. Antarctica is the only continent where not a single person has contracted the coronavirus. Access to medicine and necessary equipment is limited there, and the spread of the virus could lead to serious consequences. ...

13 restaurants where you can eat for free during a pandemic

The pandemic forced restaurants to stop serving customers in the hall and “go out into the fields” - to reorganize to work with delivery or to completely quarantine. But some institutions manage to keep the staff and continue to work, remaining useful to society in this difficult time, ...

Three times as many: US expanded coronavirus symptoms list

At the request of American doctors, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States published an updated list of symptoms of coronavirus, Fox News reports. Previously, the CDC focused on only the three main symptoms of COVID-19 - fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Now the agency has listed ...

How to get health insurance if you lose your job due to coronavirus

If due to the coronavirus you have lost your job and payments in connection with this, then you will have another problem added to your existing problems - the lack of health insurance, writes The Penny Hoarder. According to the Economic Policy Institute, 49% of Americans get insurance through their employers. ...

Two cats in New York became the first pet in the world to get COVID-19

Tests of two domestic cats in the US state of New York tested positive for the coronavirus COVID-19, Interfax writes. Officials from the Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the cats examined had mild respiratory symptoms. It is assumed that the animals became infected with the virus ...

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