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Utah Jazz stars Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert and the rest of the Utah Jazz staff have been cleared of the coronavirus by the state's health department.
The team received the good news on Friday. Neither player was hospitalized, though Gobert said he briefly lost his sense of taste and smell.
Mitchell took to his Instagram page to share the happy news with his followers. Even though he is cleared and he can't pass the virus on to others, he said he will stay home to ease the fears of the public.
The NBA cancelled the rest of the season after Gobert tested positive. Mitchell tested positive the next day, while the rest of the Jazz players and staff tested negative.
According to the USA Today, Oklahoma City health officials took 58 tests kits to Utah's Vivant Center to test the players and staff on site because the health department considered it a "public health decision."
Other NBA players who tested positive include 2 unidentified Lakers players, as well as Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant, Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, 3 unidentified Philadelphia 76ers players and 3 unidentified Nets players. The Denver Nuggets also reported one member of their organization tested positive.
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Heidi Klum has tested negative for the novel coronavirus that causes mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy adults.
The 46-year-old German supermodel and TV personality confirmed the news to fans on Tuesday, after numerous erroneous reports that she was very sick from the virus.
Sharing a picture of herself on Instagram while on quarantine, she wrote: "Day 14 of staying HOME. #covid_19negative."
Replying to one fan in the comments, she explained that she was feeling "much better thank you. i just have a bad cold and trying to get over it. sending love out to you and everyone."
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Heidi's negative test came after her husband Tom Kaulitz also tested negative for Covid-19, following the pair's decision to quarantine themselves separately when they both began experiencing cold symptoms.
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Cardi B wants answers about the U.S. government's overreaction to the coronavirus pandemic as at least 5 states are on lockdown.
The "Bodak Yellow" rapper hasn't been shy about voicing her views and, on Saturday night, the 27-year-old took to Instagram to question why NBA superstars who tested positive say they feel fine and have no symptoms.
The mother-of-one was confused about who should get tested if every celebrity and athlete who has tested positive had no symptoms.
"Let's say that I have the coronavirus right now, ok? How am I supposed to know I got it!? Because sometimes I be like, 'If you have a cough you have it," she continued. "But then I be seeing these basketball players who say, like, 'Yeah, I have the coronavirus, but I don't got no symptoms'.
"So, how the f**k am I supposed to know when I am supposed to, like, get tested for it?", she concluded. "That's my problem right there. Y'all ain't really saying what it is! Tell me what it is and what it ain't!"
In a similar broadcast earlier in the week, the "Kream" star confessed she was "losing my f**king mind" as she begged for answers from the government about the pandemic.
The rapper is among those who question the government's overreaction to the virus that kills only 1% of those infected. Many Americans are on the unemployment line due to state lockdown orders as half the country is on quarantine.
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It was business as usual for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul who attended 3 fundraisers and worked out in the Senate gym after he tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to The Washington Post, the 57-year old politician worked out in the Senate gym on Sunday morning, and has been going about his daily business despite the positive diagnosis.
Paul, like other notables who are infected with the flu-like virus, has no symptoms and says he feels fine.
Most people believe the nation's overreaction to the coronavirus causes more harm than the virus itself.
Paul's office did not respond to an email from The Fix requesting the date he took the test, nor did the office staff provide an answer to that question from The Washington Post.
One of Paul's colleagues expressed outrage over his lackadaisical attitude toward the virus.
"This, America, is absolutely irresponsible," tweeted Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Sunday. "You cannot be near other people while waiting for coronavirus test results. It endangers others & likely increases the spread of the virus."
Paul is the First U.S. senator to test positive for COVID-19. Two other Congressmen also tested positive for COVID-19 and numerous others have self-isolated after coming in contact with infected colleagues.
Despite the extreme measures being undertaken in Democratic cities, the fatality rate for the virus is still around 1% and decreasing daily. Many say the mass hysteria is unwarranted and unprecedented.
President Trump said his administration will take two weeks to decide on the next course of action to combat the virus.
Noting that the anti-malarial drug Chloroquine has serious side effects for Black people, Trump tweeted: "WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF. AT THE END OF THE 15 DAY PERIOD, WE WILL MAKE A DECISION AS TO WHICH WAY WE WANT TO GO!"
American rap producer Swizz Beatz is urging men to get a colonoscopy to check for cancerous polyps in the colon. The 39-year-old father of 5, whose real name is Kasseem Dean, posted an Instagram.com image of himself lying on a hospital gurney after undergoing a colonoscopy.
He told his Instagram followers he fulfilled a promise he made to a friend who died of colon cancer.
Swizz captioned the photo in part:
"Today I did a Colonoscopy, which many men refuse to do until it’s too late. It only took 2days for the entire process and thank God I’m okay. I wasn’t going to share this but I promised my brother I would spread the word to prevent others from going through what he did Blessings to all. Your health is your wealth... F@ck Cancer...."
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Beyonce, who is allegedly pregnant with twins, is reportedly hospitalized at UCLA hospital in Los Angeles. A convoy of black Cadillac Escalades were spotted leaving Beyonce and Jay Z's home heading to the hospital on Tuesday, June 13.
The news led to fan and media speculation that she was in labor.
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Music industry veteran Joe Simpson, father of pop singers Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery to remove his prostate gland after being diagnosed two months ago.
Page Six reports the 56-year-old photographer has already returned to work.
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A New York man is offering on-the-spot DNA testing for people who have a sneaky suspicion they might be adopted.
Jared Rosenthal, owner of Who's Ya Daddy?, operates what might be the country's first rolling DNA laboratory.
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Reality TV star and part-time singer K. Michelle, left, was seen leaving a doctor's office carrying brain scans. It looks like the doctor gave Michelle some bad news. Michelle was seen leaving her doctor's Beverly Hills officer with a friend on Wednesday.
The two women seemed very concerned about the results of the brain scans.
K. Michelle looked unkempt and disheveled in baggy sweatpants, a white t-shirt and a ball cap.
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