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People have repeatedly heard that stopping the spread of COVID-19 requires wearing a face mask, staying six feet apart, and socializing only outdoors.

New COVID cases in California hit an all-time high. Here’s a fact-check on how the virus spreads

People have repeatedly heard that stopping the spread of COVID-19 requires wearing a face mask, staying six feet apart, and socializing only outdoors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week LA Mayor Eric Garcetti blamed small gatherings and parties for yet another spike in Covid cases in the region.

COVID testing FAQ: Types, accuracy, and how much you should trust them

This week LA Mayor Eric Garcetti blamed small gatherings and parties for yet another spike in Covid cases in the region.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Throughout the pandemic, movie studios have struggled to decide whether to move big films to streaming services or risk putting them in theaters.

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