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COVID-19 cases spike worldwide in highest 1-day increase

iStock/ffikretow By MEGAN STONE, ABC News (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Over the span of 24 hours, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the globe jumped by 106,000.  That is the singular largest day increase since the pandemic first originated in Wuhan, China, says WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in a Wednesday statement.  Roughly two thirds of all the new cases originated in four …

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Survey says nearly half of Americans fear they won’t get their pre-quarantine bodies back

iStock/spukkato(LOS ANGELES) — As scientists battle COVID-19, millions of Americans in lockdown are finding themselves losing the battle of the bulge.  The need for comfort food, coupled with increased alcohol intake and the fact that thousands of gyms are still shuttered, has led to the average American gaining nearly five pounds since the quarantines began, reveals a poll commissioned by the supplement …

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‘Restaurants on the Edge’ co-host Nick Liberato talks keeping the restaurant business alive during pandemic

Netflix(NEW YORK) — Adapt and survive: that’s the word from Nick Liberato, chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef and Bar Rescue veteran to restaurant owners struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.  With millions stuck at home ordering take out, Liberato is offering some escape, with his show Restaurants on the Edge. The Netflix series has Liberato and his crew visiting restaurants in stunning locations throughout the world, but …

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Forget the $12 popcorn: Survey shows 70% of Americans would rather watch new movies at home

iStock/skynesher(LOS ANGELES) — Studios have had to shift their release strategies swiftly as theaters remain shuttered over the COVID-19 crisis.  Companies including Universal, Warner Bros., and ABC News’ parent company Disney are making their films available to streaming services — in some cases without a theatrical bow.  And while theater chains have been crying foul, it’s apparently just fine with most …

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