Puerto Rico has closed its fifth police station in a week as officers accuse the government of exposing one of the largest police departments in a U.S. jurisdiction to COVID-19
Glasses May Offer Some Protection From Coronavirus Good news for glasses wearers. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, wearing glasses can help you stop touching your face. This prevents one of the key points of transmission for the virus. Contact lens users must touch their eyeballs at least twice a day. They also touch their eyes more than people who wear glasses. Dr. Thomas Steinemann, via CNN Dr. Thomas Steinemann, via CNN
The Dow stumbled more than 800 points out of the gate on Wednesday, reports the Wall Street Journal , echoing markets around the globe a day after it closed out the worst quarter on record. That was a 4% drop; the S&P 500 lost 3.8%, and the Nasdaq lost 3%....
Insider reporter, Julie Bort, has been working from home for six years. She has tips for those who may suddenly find themselves doing remote work, due to the stay at home order enforced by coronavirus. Her tips for being successful while working from home include: 1. Start and end work at a specific time each day. 2. Exercise five days a week, at least. She explains "Exercise promotes endorphins, which help combat the blues or feeling sluggish. It increases mental sharpness and makes you better able to handle stress." 3. Realize that you're not a robot. Your productivity will rise and fall, just like it does in an office setting. 4. Volunteer to help at work. Julie adds, "Offer a training session on something you are good at; organize video events...offer to help a coworker who is overwhelmed."
Doctors in Havana, Cuba, were going door-to-door in low-income neighborhoods on March 31, checking on residents as COVID-19 continues to spread around the world.
Authorities in San Diego have found another cross-border smuggling tunnel long enough to rival the only subway portion of the city's transit system—along with a lot more drugs than usual. Federal agents say they found drugs worth almost $30 million in the 2,000-foot tunnel, which connected warehouses in...
Do Beards Help Spread Coronavirus? There's been some debate about whether or not beards can spread coronavirus. Beards are notoriously germy. But beard-lovers can rejoice. Your scruff is most likely not increasing your chances of spreading COVID-19. Beards only present a problem when it comes to mask safety. Dr. Thomas Russo, via HuffPost Dr. Thomas Russo, via HuffPost Practicing good hygiene and handwashing for at least 20 seconds can help prevent the spread of the virus.