Making a Murderer’s Steven Avery Tests Positive for Coronavirus: 'He Will Fully Recover'

Premiering in 2020, Convicting A Murderer is a 10-part series highlighting elements of the case that weren’t covered by the original series, Making a Murderer, which became a worldwide sensation when the first 10 episodes were released in December 2015, director Shawn Rech told Newsweek previously. “I watched Making a Murderer, like tens of millions of others,” Rech said. “After watching […]

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Pace of growth in COVID-19 outbreaks may be slowing in Colorado

Colorado identified 23 new coronavirus outbreaks in the past week, but also determined 20 were over, suggesting that the large spreading events that drove the state’s COVID-19 epidemic may be coming under control. As of data released Wednesday, 8,300 cases of the new coronavirus in Colorado and 835 deaths were linked to outbreaks in 292 facilities, including nursing homes, jails […]

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Hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent COVID-19 in people exposed to the virus, study finds

Hydroxychloroquine is not effective in preventing the development of COVID-19 in people exposed to the novel coronavirus, a new study involving Canadian researchers concludes. The results are published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The clinical trial was led in Canada by Dr. Todd Lee and Dr. Emily McDonald of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health […]

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U.S. Postal Service, Denver health department still at odds over if distribution center had COIVD-19 outbreak

Two weeks after Denver officials attempted to shut down a mail distribution center, the local health department and the U.S. Postal Service are still at odds about whether the facility ever had a COVID-19 outbreak. The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment sent a letter to the postal service on May 20, ordering it to close a large distribution […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 3: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

Despite continued reminders that the coronavirus pandemic is not over, crowds continue to gather to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Gov. Jared Polis addressed the risk that protests could spark another coronavirus outbreak Tuesday, encouraging anyone who has attended a protest to visit the Pepsi Center to get a free, drive-up coronavirus test even if they aren’t […]

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Different deconfinement approaches spark calls for change in Quebec massage industry

A West Island massage therapist is sounding the alarm about the association that certified her, and calling on Quebec to bring more regulation to the massage industry. Julia Turcotte has been a massage therapist in the West Island for over ten years. Like many other businesses, hers was brought to a grinding halt during the COVID-19 pandemic. She decided to […]

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Certain personality traits may affect risk of ‘pre-dementia’

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined five personality traits—neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness—and their links to pre-dementia conditions called motoric cognitive risk (MCR) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) syndromes. Among 524 adults aged 65 years and older who were followed for a median of 3 years, 38 participants developed MCR and 69 developed […]

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Denver expands free coronavirus testing to individuals without COVID-19 symptoms

People who don’t have symptoms of the novel coronavirus but believe they were exposed to someone with the respiratory illness will now be able get checked at the Pepsi Center, where Denver has a free, drive-up testing site. The expansion of the guidelines regarding who can get tested comes at city officials also are urging the thousands of people protesting […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, June 2: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

On Monday, state health officials announced there were four new deaths tied directly to COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths of people who had contracted the virus, though there’s a lag in reporting deaths to the state health department — particularly death-certificate data. Gov. Jared Polis released draft orders Monday on the reopening of swimming pools and playgrounds and the resumption […]

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Strong public health response in China slowed coronavirus transmission, study finds

Swift isolation and quarantine policies as well as city lockdowns imposed by the Chinese government in late January 2020 significantly decreased the transmission rate of COVID-19, new research led by the Yale School of Public Health finds. Apart from these nationwide policies, public health measures implemented by provincial and local authorities since late January, such as mask wearing, social distancing, […]

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