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Larry David wants you to just stay home and watch TV

In a new public service announcement for residents of California, Larry David has some cranky real talk for people who aren't getting the message about saying home. "The problem is, you're passing up a fantastic opportunity -- a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity -- to stay in the house, sit on the... Read More
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Stay Home, Stay Healthy Scoreboard

With shelter-in-place orders in effect across the US, how well are we doing at staying home? This interactive map from Unacast displays our movement state-by-state and county-by-county. Read More
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Everybody's asking: "When do I get my coronavirus money"

The Senate just passed a massive coronavirus relief package which is about to pass in the House. It means financial relief for many sectors of our economy, but the part we all want to know about is the part that includes direct payments to US. The people. And the big questions we all have: How much... Read More
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Which jobs are "essential" under the state's stay-at-home order?

We knew it was just a matter of time, and on Monday afternoon it happened -- Governor Inslee issued a stay-at-home order requiring people to not go to work unless they had certain "essential" jobs or worked for "essential" businesses. So what are these "essential" occupations? First responders,... Read More
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Japanese flu drug shows promise against coronavirus

Apparently medical authorities in China have tried giving coronavirus patients a Japanese antiviral drug called favipiravir (sold under the brand name Avigan) and they've seen some success. The length of the recovery time went from an average of 11 days to around 4 days in the 340 test patients who... Read More
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How to Netflix & Chill in Separate Houses

I love this idea! One of the benefits of sheltering at home, or quarantining, or social distancing, or whatever you want to call it, should be that you can hunker down with your sweetie or your kids and watch one movie after another from the comfort of your sofa. But what if your S.O. is somewhere... Read More