U.S. Sets Another Single-Day Record For Coronavirus Cases : NPR

Adella Miesner

Joe Biden, now the president-elect, removes his face mask Thursday to speak in Wilmington, Del. When he takes office, Biden will be dealing with a virus that is rampaging through the country.

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Joe Biden, now the president-elect, removes his face mask Thursday to speak in Wilmington, Del. When he takes office, Biden will be dealing with a virus that is rampaging through

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Dentist teams up with engineers, scientists to make office air cleaner

Adella Miesner

VANCOUVER —
A Vancouver dentist whose practice was closed because of COVID-19 teamed up with engineers and scientists to design and manufacture an air filtration system he hopes will encourage patients to come back, and protect against COVID-19.

When the pandemic hit, Dr. Wilson Kwong’s dental office in Oakridge was forced to close. 

“Middle of March, (provincial health officer Dr.) Bonnie Henry said everybody needs to shut down, so we

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How Mass General Brigham Plans To Dismantle Racism In And Outside Hospital Walls

Adella Miesner

Mass General Brigham is out with a plan to dismantle racism within its 12-hospital network. The project, called “United Against Racism,” includes changes in leadership, culture and patient care. It also expands efforts to address hunger, housing and job opportunities outside hospital walls.

“We want this to be a major change in the culture of our organization,” says Dr. Tom Sequist, MGB’s chief equity officer, “that we think about equity

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