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Two hair stylists in Missouri who had COVID-19 saw 140 clients in May while symptomatic – but they wore masks the entire time.
County health officials traced all of their customers – none of whom came down with the coronavirus. The stylists wore face coverings faithfully, and enforced social distancing measures.
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As cases of COVID-19 begin surging again, states are now going back into lockdowns in an effort to save lives – and the economy longterm.
To recap, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered Arizona bars, gyms, movie theaters, water parks and tubing operations to close as of 8 p.m. tonight until at least July 27. Executive order is in response to record cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations: pic.twitter.com/TDx5Y4RK98
— Anne Ryman (@anneryman) June 29, 2020
The World Health Organization is warning that we’ve not yet seen the worst.
After 500,000 deaths, WHO warns worst of coronavirus pandemic is "yet to come" https://t.co/pGIyKRRUqi
— CBS News (@CBSNews) June 29, 2020
As places that were hardest hit around the globe begin to recover, the U.S. continues to struggle.
The U.S. is suffering a horrific surge of infections in states such as Arizona, Texas and Florida.
Italy – a country that's legendary for government dysfunction – has crushed the curve of infection, while the U.S. just set a daily record for case growth https://t.co/5ts6hTPPj9 pic.twitter.com/oQH3lIWbc5
— Bloomberg Opinion (@bopinion) June 29, 2020
The European Union has deemed travelers from the United States too risky to allow in, leaving the fate of the United States economy uncertain when compared to global peers.
Breaking via NYT: The European Union will bar most travelers from the United States, Russia, and dozens of other countries considered too risky because they have not controlled the coronavirus outbreak, E.U. officials said. https://t.co/f0oYpg5oKL
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 26, 2020
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“Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes you’ll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you’ll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.”―
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