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VOA: Robots to the Rescue During COVID-19 Lockdown

When COVID-19 hit Washington, D.C., and health officials said people had to stay 2 meters apart, Broad Branch Market owner Tracy Stannard...

BBC: Why Covid-19 is different for men and women

Covid-19 has profoundly different outcomes for men and women – and not just in terms of their health. For a virus that...

CNN: Beijing tightens grip over coronavirus research, amid US-China row on virus origin

China has imposed restrictions on the publication of academic research on the origins of the novel coronavirus, according to a central government directive...

NPR: Apple And Google Build Smartphone Tool To Track COVID-19

Tech giants Apple and Google are teaming up to create a system that would let smartphone users know when they've come into...

BBC: Coronavirus: Amazon builds its own testing lab for staff

Retail giant Amazon says it will build its own coronavirus testing lab to monitor the health of its staff.

AP: After months in space, astronauts returning to changed world

Two NASA astronauts said Friday they expect it will be tough returning to such a drastically changed world next week, after more...

CNN: Verizon stops in-home internet repairs and installations except for emergencies

Verizon is cutting back on in-home technician visits for internet service installations and repairs to slow the spread of coronavirus.

CNN: NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts launch to the space station during a pandemic

Two Russian cosmonauts, Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur...

VOA: Is Zoom Endangering Government Data?

U.S. military and government employees continue to use the popular videoconferencing application Zoom for official business, despite FBI warnings about privacy and security...

CNN: The coronavirus pandemic is making Earth vibrate less

Once-crowded city streets are now empty. Highway traffic has slowed to a minimum. And fewer and fewer people can be found milling...

CNN: Zoom CEO apologizes for having ‘fallen short’ on privacy and security

The founder and CEO of Zoom has apologized to the video conferencing app's millions of users after coming under fire for...

BBC: Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa

Two million years ago, three different human-like species were living side-by-side in South Africa, a study shows.

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