pandemic

Connections: Discussing the new book, "Viral Pandemics: From Smallpox to COVID-19"

A new book explores the history of pandemics from 1900 through the current coronavirus. Dr. Rae-Ellen Kavey is a public health practitioner and Dr....
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Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:33am
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History professor sees similarities between 2020 and 1918 pandemics

We’ve been here before. That’s according to Dan Cody, who works in the Local History and Genealogy Department at the Central Library of Rochester and...
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Mon, 08/31/2020 - 6:19am
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Connections: Rochester Fringe Festival producer Erica Fee on the festival and the pandemic

The Rochester Fringe Festival revealed its modified 2020 schedule. Festival producer Erica Fee has been in contact with many people in the arts...
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Thu, 06/18/2020 - 9:10am
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Buffalo Bills training camp will not come to Pittsford this year

For the first time in about two decades, the Buffalo Bills will not train in Pittsford, and both sides wish it wasn’t so. The NFL has decided that all...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 1:28pm
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Realtor on phase two: 'More excited than a 5-year-old on Christmas'

Local real estate agents are expecting that pent-up demand will create a highly competitive housing market now that the Finger Lakes region is in phase...
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Fri, 05/29/2020 - 2:57pm
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Shops adjust to keep afloat during pandemic

The pandemic is forcing small businesses everywhere to reimagine how they operate, and Laughing Gull Chocolates in Rochester is no different. The East...
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Tue, 05/12/2020 - 1:52pm
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County elections officials play catch-up as coronavirus throws them curveballs

Last month, state elections officials canceled the Democratic presidential primary , citing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, U.S....
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 1:45pm
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Clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine expected to start Monday

A clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine will start in Rochester on Monday. The drug, developed by Pfizer and research firm BioNTech , will be...
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 11:37am
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Smile! For many, finding a job during pandemic involves video interviews

Jared Valentine used to own a restaurant, and he has marketing experience, but in recent years, he’s been working gigs whenever he can get them. After...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:03am
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Business Report: Even with coronavirus, some businesses will still expand

Even with the pandemic, some business will still go on with their expansion plans. In the latest WXXI Business report, see what Greater Rochester...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 9:13am
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