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SPRING VALLEY, NY - APRIL 24: A phlebotomist processes specimens of people getting tested for coronavirus antibodies at the Refuah Health Center on April 24, 2020 in Spring Valley, New York.
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Jeffrey Schaub
April 25, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Right now, it is just a study. But, if it is successful, could play a big role in reducing sickness and death from COVID-19. The hope is that the antibodies from the healthy individual might help a COVID-19 patient recover more quickly.
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SPRING VALLEY, NY - APRIL 24: A phlebotomist shows to the camera specimens of people getting tested for coronavirus antibodies at the Refuah Health Center on April 24, 2020 in Spring Valley, New York.
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Keith Menconi
April 25, 2020 - 12:55 pm
The World Health Organization is throwing cold water on the idea, warning in a new scientific brief that there is currently no scientific evidence that those with COVID-19 antibodies in their blood are really immune to contracting the disease for a second time.
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SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 17: Melissa Cruz, donates COVID-19 convalescent plasma at Bloodworks Northwest on April 17, 2020 in Seattle, Washington.
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Melissa Culross
April 25, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Doctors are noticing disturbing trends among some younger patients infected with the novel coronavirus, one if which is a sudden stroke.
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Coffee House
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Matt Bigler
April 24, 2020 - 9:43 pm
While many Californians may be feeling a little bit of cabin fever while sheltering in place, a new poll finds that despite the suffering, there’s still widespread support for the stay at home orders. The California Healthcare Foundation, based in Oakland sponsored the poll which asked...
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Hospital Worker/ICU
Margie Shafer
April 24, 2020 - 8:31 pm
The Veteran’s Administration is looking to fill a number of positions, including frontline health professionals. The hirings are intended to bolster the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are openings for nurse practitioners, registered nurses, supply technicians, but also housekeeping and...
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Restaurant Workers In The Kitchen
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Doug Sovern
April 24, 2020 - 7:46 pm
Another day, another new coronavirus initiative announced by Governor Gavin Newsom. The state and federal governments are teaming up to use local restaurants to deliver meals to seniors affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Newsom announced a first-of-its-kind plan called ‘Restaurants...
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Liam's List: your guide to food, fun and fitness with Foodie Chap Liam Mayclem
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Liam Mayclem
April 24, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Liam’s List: Your guide to food & fun & staying connected while social distancing by KCBS FOODIE CHAP LIAM MAYCLEM.
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FILE - In this April 16, 2020, file photo, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp listens to a question from the press during a tour of a temporary hospital at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Kemp plans to have many of his state’s businesses up and running again as soon as Friday, April 24. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, Pool, File)
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April 23, 2020 - 10:05 pm
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly told Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that they approved of his aggressive plan to allow businesses to reopen, just a day before Trump pulled an about-face and publicly bashed the plan, according to two administration officials. The green light...
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Face shields donated by Google arrive at the Valley Medical Center Foundation in San Jose.
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Margie Shafer
April 23, 2020 - 4:22 pm
The face shields will be used at medical centers throughout Silicon Valley.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 20: Pedestrians walk by graffiti encouraging the wearing of masks on April 20, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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Megan Goldsby
April 22, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The modifications to the order are effective immediately.
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