CGTN America
CGTN America 6 Aug 2020

Librarians in LA become contact tracers to help fight virus


Over the last month, Los Angeles - the most populated county in the United States - has turned into one of the epicenters for the coronavirus, having registered some 200,000 cases and nearly 5,000 deaths.

The local government has since recruited more than 25,000 employees to work as "contact tracers" in an attempt to reach people who've tested positive for the virus or those who've come into contact with them.

Brazilian researchers are trying to develop an effective COVID-19 treatment using antibodies produced in equine serum. They hope it could complement the vaccine to help fight the virus.
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Curt Menefee, Howie Long, and Terry Bradshaw all spoke about where the NFL must go from here now that Commissioner Roger Goodell has acknowledged the league made a mistake in its handling of Colin Kaepernick. Speaking from the heart, all three described the next steps the NFL must take.
Conservationists in Australia are going to great lengths to help Greater Bilbies. Ten of the endangered creatures were flown from Taronga Western Plains Zoo into a protected enclosure in Sturt National Park in New South Wales. These rare marsupials will have almost 5,000 acres to themselves, free of feral animals, so they can create a new home in the desert. It's one of the largest areas of its kind. Bilbies are also known as rabbit-bandicoots. Inside Edition Digital's Mara Montalbano has more.

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