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Massachusetts veterans home with coronavirus outbreak sees more deaths

Officials in Massachusetts on Thursday announced more deaths at a veterans nursing home where at least 12 people have died from the novel coronavirus. An official said 18 veterans who lived at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home had died, 12 of whom tested positive for Covid-19. Three tests are pending, one result was “unknown” and two…MORE

FBI warns video calls are getting hijacked. It’s called ‘Zoombombing’

FBI warns video calls are getting hijacked. It’s called ‘Zoombombing’

As video conference app Zoom surges in popularity due to increased usage amid the coronavirus pandemic, federal officials are now warning of a new potential privacy and security concern called “Zoombombing.” The term refers to a form of cyber harassment reported by some app users, who have reported that some of their calls have been…MORE

How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

When a retired janitor suddenly died in southern Georgia, crowds of relatives and friends flocked to a local funeral home and mourned together. Within weeks, their city was overrun by coronavirus cases. That cluster of coronavirus cases was linked to the funerals of 64-year-old Andrew J. Mitchell and another man, held in late February and…MORE

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