Bay Area coronavirus

A medical worker learns how to wear masks during a medical training session at People's Hospital of Chengmai County, south China's Hainan province, Feb. 11, 2020.
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
April 03, 2020 - 3:10 pm
A skilled nursing facility in Contra Costa County is the site of a novel coronavirus outbreak that has infected 27 people.
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Drive-through testing site in Wolverhampton, England
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Stan Bunger
April 03, 2020 - 11:15 am
Here is some information about coronavirus tests and potential vaccines from Dr. Margaret Hamburg, a former FDA commisioner and former health commissioner of New York City.
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Matt Bigler
April 03, 2020 - 9:11 am
As state and federal officials continue to say they are ramping up their testing capacity for COVID-19, the big question remains about when a treatment will be developed for the virus. This week, the FDA announced that it would loosen restrictions for COVID-19 drugs and all other medicines would be...
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A sign is posted in front of a home that is going to be listed for sale on April 16, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2020 - 7:37 am
If you own property in the Bay Area you know that your property tax payment is due next week. The question for many right now is whether that payment will still have to be paid, and as of right now the answer is that the payment will likely be required.
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Hand made cloth masks
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Holly Quan
April 03, 2020 - 7:08 am
While guidelines are expected to come soon from the White House on face coverings, Bay Area counties started recommending that all residents use something to cover their nose and mouth while away from home.
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San Francisco General Hospital said Feb. 20, 2020 that potential patients with coronavirus would be treated in isolation rooms like this one.
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Keith Menconi
April 02, 2020 - 5:05 pm
Santa Clara County is launching a new online dashboard tracking how many hospital beds and ventilators remain available in an effort to reassure the community about its capacity to manage a potential surge in patients.
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 People maintain social distancing while standing in line to enter a Trader Joe's as the coronavirus pandemic continues on March 25, 2020 in Los Angeles.
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Stan Bunger
April 02, 2020 - 11:00 am
KCBS Radio went to the experts to answer your most pressing questions about the state's shelter in place order and exactly how it impacts both indvidiuals and businesses. Anchor Stan Bunger posed listeners' questions to San Mateo County Chief Deputy Counsel David Silberman.
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Seniors shop for groceries during special hours open to seniors and the disabled at Northgate Gonzalez Market, a Hispanic specialty supermarket, on March 19, 2020 in Los Angeles
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Tim Ryan
April 02, 2020 - 7:37 am
Several hundred grocery stores in Northern California and Nevada are now opening earlier and staying open later for first responders and medical personnel, though the rollout of the new hours wasn't without some hiccups.
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 In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) treat the first patient from Los Angeles medical facilities March 29.
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Megan Goldsby
April 02, 2020 - 7:04 am
The COVID-19 pandemic is all about numbers, many of them staggering. For California Governor Gavin Newsom there’s one number in particular that he is watching closely. Newsom is closely monitoring the number of patients being hospitalized and in ICU to predict when the state might hit Phase 2 surge...
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A medical staff wearing a protective mask and clothing cleans hands at the intensive care unit at the St. Josef Hospital on April 1, 2020 in Bochum, Germany.
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Jennifer Hodges
April 01, 2020 - 7:55 pm
Nurses working at a Santa Cruz County Hospital are upset about the lack of personal protective equipment on the job.
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