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The Latest Pandemic Shortage: Coins Are The New Toilet Paper

Banks around the country are running low on nickels, dimes, quarters and even pennies due to a change shortage that experts say is being exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

toggle captionBloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesNursing Homes Struggle As Staff Choose Unemployment Checks Over Paychecks

Some nursing homes and long-term care facilities say they’re struggling to fill shifts as certified nursing assistants opt for unemployment benefits during the pandemic. SolStock/Getty Images

toggle captionSolStock/Getty ImagesDrinking Has Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction?

Being stuck at home during lockdowns was a recipe for increased drinking for some Americans. Copyright Artem Vorobiev/Getty Images

toggle captionCopyright Artem Vorobiev/Getty ImagesYes, Wearing Masks Helps. Here's Why

A man in a mask walks past a mural on the side of a building in New York City in April. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionTimothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty ImagesNIH Halts Hydroxychloroquine Study; Says 'Unlikely' To Help COVID-19 Patients

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a bottle of hydroxychloroquine while raising concerns about its use. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Ge

toggle captionLev Radin/Pacific Press/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Ge6 Trump Staffers Test Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Tulsa Rally

A crowd of supporters wait for a Trump campaign rally on Saturday. This is the first political rally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images

toggle captionMichael B. Thomas/Getty ImagesCoronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The OutbreakTracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State?Doctor Warns Of Risks In Rush To Embrace A COVID-19 Treatment

Early results of a new study from University of Oxford researchers show that dexamethasone improved survival in some patients with COVID-19. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

toggle captionSimon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesCities Brace For 'Collision Course' Of Summer Heat Waves And COVID-19

Spray parks, like this one in Washington, D.C., have become popular places for people to cool off in the heat of summer. But this year, fears over the coronavirus mean that some cities are re-evaluating whether to keep them open. Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionAlastair Pike/AFP via Getty ImagesCoronavirus Mystery: Are Kids Less Likely To Catch It Than Adults Are?

A boy wearing a face mask flies a kite at a park in Beijing. Researchers are studying the response of children to COVID-19. Wang Zhao /AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionWang Zhao /AFP via Getty ImagesYounger Adults Are Increasingly Testing Positive For The Coronavirus

As normal activities such as dining out resume, there has been an increase in cases in people in their 20s and 30s in pockets around the country. Some experts say it’s because of lack of social distancing and mask wearing. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

toggle captionBloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesIn A Reversal By Navy, Sacked Captain Of USS Roosevelt Will Not Be Reinstated

Capt. Brett Crozier, then-commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, talks to reporters in January. The Navy has decided not to restore him to command. U.S. Navy via Getty Images

toggle captionU.S. Navy via Getty ImagesCoronavirus Spread Hits 1-Day High, World Health Organization Says

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a news conference in March. Chen Junxia/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images

toggle captionChen Junxia/Xinhua News Agency/Getty ImagesCoronavirus FAQs: Home Repair Guidelines, Toilet Plumes, Manicures And Self-SprayingMalaka Gharib/ NPRPandemic Panic In Pakistan: 'People Are Just Literally Fighting For Beds

A policeman guards a street sealed by the authorities at a residential area in Lahore on June 17 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Arif Ali /AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionArif Ali /AFP via Getty ImagesHuang Hung: How Has China Used Collectivism To Navigate The Pandemic?

Huang Hung in conversation with TED’s Helen Walters. TED

toggle captionTEDPeter Singer: How Can Effective Altruism Help Us Do The Most Good During A Pandemic?

Peter Singer speaks at TED2013. James Duncan Davidson/James Duncan Davidson

toggle captionJames Duncan Davidson/James Duncan DavidsonWhistleblower: TSA Failed To Protect Staff, Endangered Passengers During Pandemic

Travelers make their way through ticketing and TSA inspection at the Pittsburgh International Airport on May 7. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

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