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What to know about malaria drug and coronavirus treatment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 11:55am

there was no group that didn't get the drug for comparison.

Catch this week's supermoon, biggest and brightest of year

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 11:37am

A supermoon rises in the sky this week, looking to be the biggest and brightest of the year.

Dancing alone: A senior center keeps clients up and moving

Federica Narancio, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 7:44am

Dance instructor Lola Jaramillo switches the radio to an uplifting salsa song.

Patients rush to join studies testing drug for coronavirus

Marilynn Marchione AP Chief Medical Writer  |  Posted Apr 6th - 6:16am

Coronavirus patients around the world are rushing to join studies of an experimental drug that showed promise against some similar viruses in the past.

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 5th - 7:03am

Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it's still too risky.

A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobs

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 4th - 9:17am

Tens of thousands of medical workers across the United States are suddenly out of work as operating rooms and doctor's offices go dark, casualties of urgent calls to prioritize coronavirus patients at overwhelmed hospitals and of the economic waves the crisis is churning.

Google to release your location data to help fight coronavirus pandemic

Amy Woodyatt, CNN Business  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 11:13am

Google (GOOGL) is publicly releasing the data it's already collecting about people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

Lauran Neergaard and Marshall Ritzel, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 11:05pm

Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country’s first survivors to donate her blood to help treat other seriously ill patients.

Cleanup of US nuclear waste takes back seat as virus spreads

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 11:02pm

The U.S. government’s efforts to clean up Cold War-era waste from nuclear research and bomb making at federal sites around the country has lumbered along for decades, often at a pace that watchdogs and other critics say threatens public health and the environment.

South Jordan man turns MINI Cooper into in-home racing simulator

Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 1:30pm

Brent Cheney always wanted to build a racing simulator. The one he built in his basement is probably the most realistic driving simulator you’ll ever see.

Here's how Utah plans to test everyone who needs it for COVID-19

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 1:00pm

The plan includes launching an online assessment, setting up new testing facilities across the state and tracking the hotspots.

Agonizing decisions being made in Spain's virus hot spots

Bernat Armangue and Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 11:59am

Raquel Fernández watched as cemetery workers lowered her grandmother's casket into the grave and placed it on top of the coffin of her grandfather, buried just three days earlier.

FDA authorizes first coronavirus antibody test

Arman Azad, CNN  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 11:08am

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued its first emergency use authorization for a coronavirus test that looks for antibodies in the blood.

More evidence indicates healthy people can spread virus

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 11:41am

Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carrier.

NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 11:15am

Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.

Why health experts aren't warning about coronavirus in food

Candice Choi& Health Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 11:00am

Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food contaminated with the new coronavirus?

FDA wants heartburn meds off the market due to contamination

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 10:49am

U.S. health regulators are telling drugmakers to immediately pull their popular heartburn drugs off the market after determining that a contamination issue with the medications poses a greater risk than previously thought.

Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 10:00am

Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size.

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 11:30am

Stocks are jumping after some of the world's hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon.