A 103-year-old woman has successfully recovered from coronavirus. Ada Zanusso credits “courage and faith” with helping her beat the deadly illness, adding, “I watch TV, read the newspapers.” The AP reports that Italy and France have the largest populations of people who are “super old”–i.e., over 100–and Zanusso, who was in bed for a week, […]

More than 300,000 across the world have now recovered after getting sick from the coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus database, while the number of those infected grew to just under 1.5 million late Tuesday. The database also says that the U.S. now has 300,054 cases, with 21,763 recovered, Newsweek reports, while 12,893 people […]

If stress from our new reality is keeping you awake at night, Lifehacker has some tips to help get some much needed rest. Here are four common scenarios people are experiencing these days in regards to sleep (or lack thereof): Why anxiety wakes you up at night, and how to reclaim your rest. If you […]

On Monday morning, the World Health Organization and Global Citizen announced that they’ve teamed up with Lady Gaga and several major television, radio and streaming networks to air a star-studded One World: Together at Home special. The Gaga-curated event, which is meant to support and honor healthcare workers in the fight against coronavirus, will feature […]

Last week, workers at New Orleans’ Ochsner Medical Center, which has been inundated with COVID-19 patients, noticed a handful of messages etched in chalk on the sidewalk between the hospital’s parking lot and main entrance. “If you’re just arriving, thank you for what you’re about to do,” says one, while a little further along, there’s […]

Being stranded on a tropical island probably sounds like paradise compared to being stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic–until it happens to you. A newly married couple from South Africa found that out the hard way after what was supposed to be a six-day honeymoon at a resort in the Maldives turned into something […]

Chances are, you can’t wait to forget this pandemic. But a couple in India have decided to commemorate these trying times by naming their newborn twins “Covid” and “Corona.” The babies were born on March 27 at a government hospital in Raipur, about three days after the entire country of India went into lockdown. “The […]

On Wednesday, Bill Lapschies celebrated his 104th birthday–and being the world’s oldest-known coronavirus survivor. The Oregon man and World War II veteran took to the patio at Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon to mark the occasion with a small gathering of relatives who made sure to stand a socially-distant six feet away. The party […]

Supermarkets can be few and far between out in the sticks, which helps explain why several rural police departments have dispatched their officers to deliver groceries to elderly and vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. In Bourbon County, Kansas, which has just 14,000 residents, the Walmart doesn’t deliver–so Major Bobby Reed picks up groceries for […]

Musician Adam Schlesinger has died from coronavirus complications at the age of 52, Variety reports. Schlesinger had been in an upstate New York hospital for a week before his death. He was the co-founder of the indie rock band Fountains of Wayne, a band that earned two Grammy nominations and was best known for their […]



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