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COVID-19 in Our Community

Students, faculty and teachers alike have all been burdened with troubles stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 15, 2020

COVID-19 has touched every corner of the globe since the first cases were reported in Wuhan, China, in early 2019, but Miami's high population density and large size have made it an especially prominent...

Pfizer Announces 90% Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer announced on Monday that their vaccine for COVID-19 is 90% effective.
November 10, 2020

Pfizer, an American multinational pharmaceutical company, has managed to create a 90 percent effective vaccine for COVID-19. The drug is currently in the works for being approved for emergency-use by the...

Remdesivir: What Will It Mean For COVID-19?

The drug Remdesivir may represent a breakthrough in treading patients with COVID-19, but its long-term effects remain undocumented.
October 24, 2020

A medication that could possibly help end the pandemic seems intriguing, but does such a thing even exist? Remdesivir, an antiviral medication, may be the answer that scientists are looking for. Sold...

Is a Coronavirus Vaccine Coming Soon?

As we search for a COVID-19 cure, who is leading the way in vaccine trials, and what are the updates?
October 24, 2020

As COVID-19 continues, so does the research and clinical trials for a vaccine. The University of Miami has been conducting clinical trials in order to gain more data as Florida and many other states are...

“Social Distance” : Revealing Life with COVID-19

October 24, 2020

Our grade: A+ Release date: October 15, 2020 Genre: Anthology Series Platform: Netflix It is no surprise that COVID-19 has affected people in inexplicable ways. In fact, there are a plethora...

COVID-19 Cases in Miami-Dade Schools Show Resurgence

After students in Miami-Dade County returned to campus for in-person classes, some schools have reported an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
October 23, 2020

Although Miami Dade County Public Schools have already started their return to physical classes, it cannot be said with certainty that these institutions are entirely safe. In fact, in the past few weeks...

The Flu Vaccine: More Important than Ever

As Americans experience the change in weather and leaves, a new season is among us: the flu season. With COVID-19 still, a big problem, it is important to get the Flu vaccine.
October 22, 2020

As the leaves begin to turn, we reach the season that so many dread: flu season. This season comes every fall and winter in the United States and brings a spike in the cases of influenza. The dangers Americans...

The Top Three Effects of COVID-19 Misinformation

Bleach consumption was just one of many untrue and deadly suggestions for preventing the contraction of COVID-19.
October 9, 2020

Since the introduction of the Coronavirus in the United States, misinformation has spread at an alarming rate, especially due to the increasing influence of social media. From the modes of transmission...

Is Florida Prepared to Enter Phase Three?

With COVID-19 still being such an imminent threat, Floridian officials seem to think re-opening takes precedence over resident's lives.
October 4, 2020

Florida governor Ron DeSantis recently made the decision to open the entire state of Florida into what is known as Phase Three of the pandemic reopening plan. This means the regulations set due to the...

5 Tips For a Productive School Day

5 Tips For a Productive School Day
September 24, 2020

It can be hard to focus when you're at home. These are a few tips to help you stay on task and be productive!

Miami’s Phase Two Reopening: Is it Worth It?

Indoor Dining is starting to come back as we approach Labor Day. This may lead to detrimental consequences such as a spike in cases.
September 7, 2020

The past few months have been a stressful time for Floridians as we saw a spike in Coronavirus cases statewide which caused cities like Miami to become one of the global epicenters. Only recently have...

Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Cure: Up for Debate

A debate has sparked in the U.S. as politicians and medical experts contest the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a form of treating or preventing Coronavirus cases.
August 24, 2020

Finding a cure or treatment for the Coronavirus has become a pressing matter over the past few months. Scientists and medical professionals are still searching for ways to create a vaccine or treatment...

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