Coronavirus

Coronavirus 360

Coronavirus 360 is a special 24-hour info stream on RADIO.COM established to get updated info to Charlotte area residents as quickly and conveniently as possible.  You'll hear information about local Charlotte area topics and events as contributed by WBT News Talk 1110AM /99.3 FM, WFNZ and 107.9 The Link about a variety of topics from business closings to health updates.

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WHO: Avoid Dental Cleanings and Visits for Now if Possible

Patients who have upcoming dental appointments may want to consider postponing their visits. The World Health Organization said people should avoid dental cleanings and visits to the dentist for now.
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Caught on Video: Maskless Revelers Take Over Public Bus for Wild Pop-Up Party

Authorities are investigating after an MTA bus was taken over by dozens of maskless people for a pop-up party over the weekend. Video shows partygoers smoking a hookah, dancing and even taking their clothes off for the camera.
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Father and Son Doctors Die of COVID-19 Within Weeks of Each Other

Two generations of Florida doctors have died due to COVID-19. Dr. Jorge A. Vallejo, 89, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist, and his middle son, Dr. Carlos Francisco Vallejo, 57, were both hospitalized on June 21st.
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Aquarium Uses Coins Tossed in Fountain to Pay Bills Amid Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to find creative ways to stay afloat. One aquarium is using the discarded wishes of visitors to help pay their bills.
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Dr Pepper Confirms Soda Shortage Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and coins have all seen shortages during a pandemic-filled 2020. The latest casualty? Dr Pepper. The soft drink company noted the shortage of its products on store shelves in a tweet.
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How to Treat COVID-19 at Home According to a Doctor

Doctors have made significant progress in treating people who become seriously ill with COVID-19 and the mortality rate is dropping in the U.S.
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School District Votes to Go Entirely Remote After 375 Teachers Say They Won't Return

One New Jersey school district says it can’t start off the school year with in-person classes, as 375 of its teachers are unable to return to classrooms for health-related reasons, according to a report.
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Man Tosses Hot Coffee at Cashier After She Asks Him to Properly Wear Face Mask

A New Jersey cashier was burned with hot coffee last week after asking a man to adjust his face mask, police said. The man wore a mask at a QuickChek but had only covered his mouth, leaving his nose exposed.
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Teacher Raises Money for Hand-Washing Station to Keep Students Safe Amid Pandemic

With schools reopening in many locations, many teachers are looking at ways to ensure their students are safe. A teacher from Florida raised money for a hand-washing sink during COVID-19.
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When Will Disneyland Reopen? California Theme Parks in Coronavirus-Induced Limbo

Many Disney theme parks have already looked towards reopening measures since being shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic. One exception is Disneyland, and many are wondering when the park will open its doors again.
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