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GLENVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — It feels like a tale as old as time — hit after hit after hit to the Glenridge Road rail bridge. “We’re not going to put ‘to serve and protect’ on our car, we’re going to put ‘to investigate bridge strikes.’ I mean that’s just, we’re tied up a lot there,” …

The theory was simple and compelling: Children are less vulnerable to the new coronavirus because they carry antibodies to other common coronaviruses that cause the common cold. The idea might also explain why some people infected with the new virus have mild symptoms while others — presumably without antibodies to common cold coronaviruses — are …

“Early protection against covid-19 may occur from about 12 days after dose one,” said Naor Bar-Zeev, an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. People “should not really consider themselves protected really until after a week or two following dose two.” Even though the vaccines may protect people from …

As spring break nears and college students ready their plans to descend on Miami Beach, city officials are taking action to prevent a possible “super spreader” event in South Florida. Miami Beach is taking a different approach to spring break as coronavirus cases continue to increase in South Florida: organized events. The city is tentatively …

Wash your hands and social distance. These are things we’ve heard throughout the entire pandemic, but now with COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases on the rise, how do we slow the spread? When the pandemic started, we heard this: “Stay safe out there. Everybody mask up. Wash your hands,” said Advent Health Central Texas Quality Executive …

Deep in the Riga Technical University campus, a team of researchers are looking at technology that will one day help prevent asteroids from hitting Earth. The very high-precision chronoscopes built by hand in the laboratory of the Latvian start-up Eventech are used today to track the movements of satellites. This year, the company won a …

With holiday gatherings in our future, health commissioner Erin Bishop is reminding us we can’t forget we’re in the middle of a pandemic by: Carolyn Sistrand Posted: Oct 29, 2020 / 06:14 AM EDT / Updated: Oct 29, 2020 / 06:22 AM EDT YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – With new cases of COVID-19 across Mahoning County, …

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is adding new technology to help purify air and sanitize surfaces. According to DFW Airport, Ultraviolet C lighting will being installed in terminal HVAC systems over the next several months. Ultraviolet C lighting, also known as UV-C, refers to ultraviolet light with wavelengths between 200 and 280 nm and is a disinfectant …

Restaurants, pubs and other hospitality businesses could be shut or asked to close early for a few weeks as part of a national “circuit break” to try to stop a surge in coronavirus cases in England getting out of control. The government was considering the measures, according to the BBC’s political editor, Laura Kuenssberg, as …

Today, the state of California approved a new voluntary pilot program that uses Apple and Google smartphone technology to help rapidly control COVID-19 outbreaks. The pilot is designed to quickly notify individuals when a COVID-19 exposure may have occurred. The program will launch on the campus of UC San Diego, followed by UC San Francisco …