Minnesota doctor’s uplifting track covers jog viral: “Tune goes locations that treatment cannot jog”

An orthopedic surgery resident at a Minnesota Mayo clinic is using his unique vocal talents to lift the spirits of patients and tired colleagues. Videos of the aptly-named Dr. Elvis Francois performing with fellow medical staff have gone viral on the internet, providing comfort at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has many stressed and…

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U.K. coronavirus lockdown: Boris Johnson says Britons “must preserve at dwelling”

Astronaut gives tips for handling isolation London — The United Kingdom woke up Tuesday to a country-wide lockdown. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced strict new measures Monday night to close all but “essential” businesses and keep people largely confined to their homes. The move came after weeks of criticism that the government wasn’t doing enough…

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1,700 inmates released from Los Angeles County in accordance with coronavirus outbreak

Approximately 1,700 inmates have been released from Los Angeles County jails in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the local sheriff’s office announced Tuesday, reducing the inmate population by 10%. So far, no one in the county’s jail system has tested positive for COVID-19, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a news conference Tuesday. Villanueva said he…

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Pregnant females face new concerns amid coronavirus pandemic

Two major hospital chains in New York City are blocking spouses and partners from maternity rooms to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Millions of expectant mothers have concerns about the virus, including CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste, who is nearly nine months pregnant.At 27 weeks pregnant, Raquel Iacurto tested positive for COVID-19. “I was…

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Florida spring breaker Brady Sluder apologizes for “if I catch corona, I catch corona” comment

Spring-breakers not worried about coronavirus A spring-breaker is apologizing for “insensitive” comments he made about coronavirus while vacationing in Florida. Brady Sluder’s remark — “If I get corona, I get corona … I’m not going to let it stop me from partying” — went viral last week.  Sluder, who is from Ohio, wrote a remorseful post on Instagram on…

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Madonna posts video calling coronavirus “the extensive equalizer” from a bath filled with rose petals

25 celebrities sing “Imagine” in isolation Madonna is facing backlash online after she posted a video to Instagram calling the coronavirus “the great equalizer,” while sitting in a bathtub filled with rose petals and surrounded by candles. The clip garnered criticism from some, who accused her of being “out of touch.” “That’s the thing about…

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Coronavirus is closing nationwide parks — but you would also unruffled consult with them on a virtual tour

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses, schools and restaurants to lock their doors — and now it’s forcing U.S. national parks to close as well. But for those looking for an escape into nature, the National Park Service and other companies are offering free virtual access. On March 17, the National Park Service announced it…

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“Very advanced to foretell” how long “reside-at-dwelling” orders will final, Dr. Fauci says

In the past 24 hours, some governors have begun issuing statewide stay-at-home orders in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Residents of California, New York and Illinois have all been ordered to remain in their homes as much as possible, barring some essential exceptions. In an interview with “CBS Evening News” anchor…

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