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Stanford University
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KCBS Radio Morning News
April 06, 2020 - 10:20 am
The FDA has approved an antibody test by Stanford University to determine if someone has contracted the coronavirus even if they have already recovered.
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In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Chief Security Officer Kevin Fitzgibbons rings the opening bell at the NYSE, Monday, April 6, 2020, recognizing Patsy Graham, a registered nurse at North Shore University Hospital Northwell Health, in Manhasset, NY. Stocks jumped in markets around the world Monday after some of the hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)
AP News
April 06, 2020 - 9:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world jumped Monday after some of the hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon. U.S. stocks were up more than 5.5% in afternoon trading, accelerating through the day and following up on gains that...
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Medical ventilator
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KCBS Radio Morning News
April 06, 2020 - 9:34 am
California is sending 500 state-owned ventilators to other states in need.
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Tesla demonstrates ventilator prototype
Tesla, Inc.
KCBS Radio Morning News
April 06, 2020 - 8:06 am
Tesla, Inc. has shared a first look at the ventilator the company is developing to address the shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New field respite center in Santa Clara County admits first two patients
Santa Clara County Public Health Department
Holly Quan
April 06, 2020 - 7:32 am
Santa Clara County’s new emergency coronavirus field respite center has admitted its first two patients.
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FILE - In this April 2, 2020, file photo a nurse holds a vial and a swab at a drive-up coronavirus testing station at a hospital in Seattle. A federal report due out Monday, April 6, finds that three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News
April 06, 2020 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according to a federal report that finds hospitals expect to be overwhelmed as cases rocket toward their projected peak. A report Monday from a federal watchdog agency...
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San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott.
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Kathy Novak
April 04, 2020 - 9:00 am
San Francisco officials say the city is doing a good job of respecting the ongoing shelter in place order, and they aim to keep it that way.
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Dreamstime
Carrie Hodousek
April 04, 2020 - 6:00 am
Officials in the Lake Tahoe region are asking non-primary homeowners to stay at their primary residence to help slow the spread of COVID-19.​
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018, file photo, Pink performs "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. Pink says she had COVID-19 and is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds. In a pair of tweets posted Friday, April 3, 2020, the singer says she tested positive after she and her three-year-old son started displaying symptoms two weeks ago. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
AP News
April 03, 2020 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds. In a pair of tweets, she said she and her three-year-old son were displaying symptoms two weeks ago, and she tested positive after...
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Surfers at Cowell's Beach in Santa Cruz
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Jennifer Hodges
April 03, 2020 - 7:48 pm
Unlike some other coastal towns up and down the state, Santa Cruz County has yet to close the beaches. But with visitors continuing to violate the shelter in place order, the sheriff’s office has created the Beaches and Parks Contact Team to enforce social distancing rules.
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