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Teddy Allen



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Feb. 11 | Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb.

COACH’S CORNER

The Cornhuskers went 7-25 in Fred Hoiberg’s first season in 2019-20, including 2-18 in the Big Ten. After beating Iowa 76-70 on Jan. 7, Nebraska lost its final 17 games of the season. For better or for worse, Hoiberg must replace five of the top six scorers from his first team in Lincoln.

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS

Teddy Allen (above), a 6-6 junior guard, was the leading scorer among NJCAA players last season while playing at Western Nebraska Community College. Allen averaged 31.4 points per game while shooting 37 percent from 3-point range and over 88 percent from the free throw line. Allen began his career at West Virginia, where he averaged 7.0 points off the bench in 2017-18.

SCOUTING REPORT

Sophomore forward Dalano Banton sat out last season

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18 dead in COVID-19 outbreak in 2 Pittsburgh-area nursing homes

Eighteen people are dead after a COVID-19 outbreak spread across two separate nursing homes in the Pittsburgh, Pa., area.



a person riding on the back of a truck: 18 dead in COVID-19 outbreak in 2 Pittsburgh-area nursing homes


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18 dead in COVID-19 outbreak in 2 Pittsburgh-area nursing homes

The outbreaks emerged at two facilities run by Quality Life Services at a facility in Apollo and another in Sarver, a local CBS affiliate KDKA-TV reported.

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Both facilities, among eight others located in Butler County, remained coronavirus-free during the summer.

Since the beginning of this month, nine residents at the facility in Apollo have died due to COVID-19.

Additionally, 77 of the 113 residents have tested positive, and 32 staff members have also contracted the illness.

The facility in Sarver is also undergoing the stress of high caseloads, with 27 of the 49 residents infected and nine other fatalities reported due to the disease.

COVID-19 poses a greater risk to individuals with compromised immune systems and

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Resurgent COVID-19 races through Minnesota senior homes spared in the spring



A hospital worker holds a bottle of disinfectant outside the North Ridge Health and Rehab nursing home in New Hope, Minn.


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A hospital worker holds a bottle of disinfectant outside the North Ridge Health and Rehab nursing home in New Hope, Minn.

The coronavirus is surging back into Minnesota’s senior homes, with facilities running desperately short of the one resource they cannot go without — staff.

Across the state, a second wave of coronavirus cases is raging through nursing homes and assisted-living facilities that escaped the first wave of outbreaks this spring, once again threatening older adults who are most at risk of dying from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus.

Nearly 11,000 residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus, with one out of five dying from COVID-19 complications.

This time, the virus is infiltrating many facilities in rural communities where staffing shortages are more severe and residents have fewer options. Facilities in counties such as Aitkin and

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With coronavirus cases climbing in nursing homes, Connecticut public health officials looking at opening more COVID-19 recovery centers

Connecticut health officials are planning to reopen a second COVID-19 recovery facility in Torrington and are looking at opening others as they battle a second surge of the coronavirus in the state’s nursing homes. The facilities are designed to help handle an influx of nursing homes residents leaving hospitals — and also to prevent outbreaks in nursing homes.



a sign on the side of a road: MERIDEN - 04-07-2020 / The Westfield Care & Rehab Center in Meriden, that was recently closed, is reopening as a COVID-only nursing home.


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MERIDEN – 04-07-2020 / The Westfield Care & Rehab Center in Meriden, that was recently closed, is reopening as a COVID-only nursing home.

Officials at the state Department of Public Health held a press conference Tuesday to discuss how they are combating the spread of the virus in long-term care facilities, where more than 70 percent of the state’s COVID deaths have occurred. Last week a COVID recovery facility was reopened in Meriden and it already has 40 residents as of Tuesday – more than

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Resurgent COVID-19 is racing through Minn. senior homes

The coronavirus is surging back into Minnesota’s senior homes, with facilities running desperately short of the one resource they cannot go without — staff.

Across the state, a second wave of coronavirus cases is raging through nursing homes and assisted-living facilities that escaped the first wave of outbreaks this spring, once again threatening older adults who are most at risk of dying from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus.

Nearly 11,000 residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus, with one out of five dying from COVID-19 complications.

This time, the virus is infiltrating many facilities in rural communities where staffing shortages are more severe and residents have fewer options. Facilities in counties such as Aitkin and Mille Lacs that largely avoided the virus during the spring are now reporting explosive new outbreaks.

An alarming 90% of Minnesota’s nursing homes and 58% of the state’s assisted-living facilities have

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Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes hit record high

The latest surge of coronavirus cases is fueling a record number of nursing home outbreaks, as the virus is spreading quickly inside long-term care facilities in the Midwest and the Great Plains while also re-emerging in facilities swamped by the first wave of the virus.

More than 1,300 nursing homes across the U.S. reported having three or more confirmed Covid-19 cases during the first week of November — the highest number ever reported in a single week, according to an NBC News analysis of federal data. The figure does not include outbreaks at assisted living facilities, which the federal government does not track.

Many of the new nursing home infections are emerging in the Midwestern states where the virus is besieging the broader community, including Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa, which reported some of the country’s biggest weekly increases in suspected and confirmed cases among residents, the data

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COVID-19 recovery facilities set up once again to help local hospitals, nursing homes stop virus spread

(WTNH) — If you want to visit loved ones at nursing homes this Thanksgiving holiday, the state Department of Public Health (DPH) is asking you to hold off.

And, if you are a staff person working at a nursing home, DPH is asking you to be careful this holiday so that you don’t bring the virus back to the people you are taking care of.

Just last week, there were 61 nursing homes with COVID positive staff. There were 44 facilities with positive staff and resident cases.

To combat the issue, the state has opened four COVID recovery facilities. Those four buildings will be where nursing home patients can be transferred if they are COVID positive but don’t require hospitalization.

This is all part of the state’s Infection Control plan as we head into the winter months. Among the four facilities, there are nearly 400 beds for patients.

“We are

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Nursing homes will be first to get COVID-19 vaccine in Spain

MADRID (Reuters) – Elderly residents and staff in nursing homes will be the first to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in Spain, starting as early as January, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Tuesday, unveiling a national vaccination plan.

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

Other healthcare workers will be next in line, with a total of 18 groups of citizens being, one after the other, allowed to get the vaccine in one of 13,000 local public health centers.

Spain expects to cover a substantial part of the population within the first six months of 2021.

“The COVID-19 vaccine will be free,” Illa told a news conference, adding vaccination would not be compulsory. “We’re convinced that a vaccine is better accepted if it’s

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Home Video Game Consoles Market On A Steady Growth Trail; Market.us Provides Projections In Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nov 24, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
Market.us recently updated imminent competitive report facilitates a deep dive into the Home Video Game Consoles Market 2021 including assessment of business-centric facet viz. commercialization rate, concentration market ratio and popular marketing strategies. And also contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. The report offers an extensive analysis of the changing market dynamics, prescriptive trends along with the factors and parameters impacting it in both the short and long term, major segments, market player positioning, industry roadmap, pricing analysis, and competitive scenario.

The insightful research report on the Home Video Game Consoles Market includes Porter’s Five Forces Analysis and SWOT Analysis to understand the factors impacting consumer and supplier behaviour. It’s used a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies for future projections till 2030.

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New Military Heads-up Display Market Research Report- COVID-19 Analysis Based on Wearable Military HUD and Platform-based Military HUD Products | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The new military heads-up display market research from Technavio indicates Negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

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“One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the Integration of Night Vision in HUDs,” says a senior analyst for Industrials at Technavio.

The integration of night vision in HUDs is one of the major factors driving the market growth. Night vision HUD systems are built into military platforms or a soldier’s wearable gear. These systems use infrared sensors and synchronize the image from the sensors onto the HUD. This provides a monochromatic and illuminated view of the surroundings of the operator. It also reduces the response time of the operators in a dynamic battlefield by eliminating the need

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