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Four States Pass Laws Giving Businesses Immunity from COVID-19 Claims

Four states have passed laws that grant businesses immunity from civil liability for claims relating to COVID-19, while legislation in at least three other states is advancing. The bills signed into law by the governors of North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah …

Telemedicine Surges in Michigan as Doctors Close Offices

DETROIT — The closure of doctors’ offices across Michigan during the new coronavirus pandemic has spurred a statewide surge in the embrace of telemedicine, a practice that allows doctors to treat patients remotely by phone or computer, officials said. Hospitals …

Broward High School Gyms Sanitized Over Mrsa Concerns

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Officials in South Florida spent the weekend disinfecting gyms and locker rooms after learning multiple cases of wrestlers who possibly have the bacterial infection MRSA. Four or five students are suspected of having the infection, Broward …