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‘Riverdale,’ ‘The Flash’ and more set to resume production after COVID-19 shutdown

Katie Yu/The CW(VANCOUVER) — Things may be looking up for the new seasons of some of your favorite TV series.  Deadline reports shows that tape in Vancouver — including Riverdale, The Flash, The Good Doctor and most of the CW’s primetime lineup — have the go-ahead to resume production, according to the British Columbia government’s new COVID-19 production-restart plans.  However, …

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2020 MTV Movie & TV Awards postponed “indefinitely”

MTV(LOS ANGELES) — Bad news for those looking forward to the MTV Movie & TV Awards, chances of the award show taking place this year are now slim to none due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show — formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards — was originally set to air later this month. Variety reports that, shortly after announcements came …

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New data suggest COVID-19 was present in China as early as the fall

iStock/AsiaVision(NEW YORK) — With over seven million people infected and 405,000 people dead due to COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, researchers are trying to determine exactly when the first coronavirus infection happened.  Satellite data suggests that the pandemic may have taken hold a lot earlier than previously thought. A new Harvard Medical School study employed the same …

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Older men more at risk for COVID-19 infection but do less to prevent it, study finds

lada_maestro/iStock(NEW YORK) — Maybe it’s time to have a serious talk with grandpa about wearing that mask when he goes out.  A new study finds older men often do the least to protect themselves against COVID-19 infection, even though their age and sex places them among those most susceptible to infection. Georgia State University gerontology and psychology researcher Sarah Barber …

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