The Daily Populous

Thursday October 15th, 2020 morning edition

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An illegal Sweet 16 party outside of New York City turned into a coronavirus "super-spreader event" that sickened more than three dozen people, authorities said.

The 37 people linked to the event who tested positive consist of 28 students and nine adults.

"In Suffolk County, we have not seen an event like this before, at any time through this pandemic," Bellone said.

Christopher Regina, manager of the Miller Place Inn, told NBC New York that he didn't realize the party was breaking any laws.

The venue specializes in weddings, Sweet 16 and bar and bat mitzvah parties.

"Dozens of people from the Sweet 16 party got sick. »

YouTube bans misinformation that coronavirus vaccine will kill or be used to implant surveillance microchips

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This includes claims that the vaccine will kill people or cause infertility, as well as conspiracy theories that microchips will be implanted in people who receive the vaccine.

According to polls, half of Fox News viewers believe that Bill Gates wants to use a coronavirus vaccine to implant microchips into Americans for global surveillance.

YouTube is not the only technology giant struggling to contain coronavirus misinformation. »

Alabama football coach Nick Saban, athletic director Greg Byrne test positive for COVID-19

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"I found out earlier this afternoon that I had tested positive for COVID-19," Saban said in a statement.

Saban, 68, said he was feeling fine before the positive test result, which he said surprised him.

play 1:28 Saban addresses his positive COVID-19 test Alabama head coach Nick Saban explains how he received news of his positive COVID-19 test and is able to continue coaching his team from home. »

Possible Link Between Blood Type and COVID-19

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Individuals with blood type O may have lowest risk of infection; individuals with A and AB may have increased risk of severe clinical outcomes.

The potential role of blood type in predicting risk and complications of COVID-19 infection has emerged as an important scientific question.

Among the COVID-19 positive, they found fewer people with blood type O and more people with A, B, and AB types. »

Sen. Gary Peters shares his abortion story

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Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., told Elle magazine in an interview published Monday how an abortion may have saved the life of his first wife.

The senator said that during the late 1980s in Detroit, his first wife, Heidi, was pregnant with their second child, a baby they greatly wanted.

The fetus had a faint heartbeat, but the doctor recommended an abortion because there was no chance it would live. »