May 16, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


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Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Sunday, May 2, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

Seattle’s May Day March on Saturday showed the annual event’s usual sense of spirit in fighting for immigrant and worker rights, but also the peculiar, painful moment of a pandemic that has affected every aspect of life. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on essential workers, attendees marched for the rights of the most vulnerable

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Editor’s Note — This Q&A is part of a weekly student conversation series that is celebrating Women’s History Month on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Medium page. The series will feature students who are making impacts on campus and look to maintain that momentum in future careers. Learn more about Women’s History Month coverage in Nebraska Today.

his week, meet Noha Algahimi, a chemical engineering major with minors in biological sciences and mathematics from Lincoln, Nebraska. At Nebraska, she’s completing research, sharing her passion for engineering with others and preparing to make an impact by entering med school and engineering better

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After a months-long hiatus, indoor fitness classes are back on in the District. Starting today, studios and gyms can host workouts indoors with up to ten participants (plus the instructor). Additionally, outdoor workout groups can up their numbers to 50 participants.

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the easing of restrictions last week during a press conference. In November, Bowser eliminated all indoor workout classes and capped outdoor classes at 25 participants as Covid-19 cases spiked.

The easing of restrictions is likely a welcome relief to local studio and gym owners. Not only has the pandemic hurt and shuttered many

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Department of Public Health officials reported 1,675 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 23 deaths on Saturday

IDPH reported a total of 1,207,847 COVID-19 cases, including 20,924 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

As of Friday night, 1,082 patients in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 235 patients were in the ICU and 195 patients with COVID-19 were on ventilators.

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Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported testing 77,505 specimens for a

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