Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria find a home in Pennsylvania’s Amish country

LANCASTER, Pennsylvania — Evelyn Colón kisses the forehead of her mother, whom she cares for in her small apartment in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where they arrived from Puerto Rico three years ago after fleeing the devastation of Hurricane María.

Like thousands of Puerto Ricans, Colón is grateful for the new beginning, but still misses her island.

“It made me very sad to have to leave Puerto Rico,” she explains, “I knew that I was coming to a place where one can do many things that perhaps could not be done in Puerto Rico, apart also for the health of my parents, plus, here I had my children and grandchildren.”

Colón, 69, was busy preparing a party for her mother’s 91st birthday with a cake full of candles.

Puerto Rican Evelyn Colón moved to Lancaster, Pa., to take care of her elderly parents, after being damaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Her
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With the country making no progress on average daily Covid-19 cases last month, officials fear a coming crisis

The US made no progress in lowering its baseline of Covid-19 cases in the past month despite experts’ urgent admonitions to reduce the daily count of new cases before the challenging fall and winter seasons.

a group of people sitting in a grassy field: People are socially distanced as they listen to music of the Kansas City Symphony on the lawn at the Liberty Memorial Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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People are socially distanced as they listen to music of the Kansas City Symphony on the lawn at the Liberty Memorial Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Hours before President Trump announced Friday that he and his wife tested positive for the virus, the average of daily new cases nationwide stood around 42,785. That’s about 500 more than on September 1, data from Johns Hopkins University shows, and more than double what the US saw in June, when lockdown restrictions began to ease.

“No matter how you slice it, that’s not good,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and

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Health Ingredients Market Services In The COVID-19 Era – Country Outlook and Service Provider Strategies During 2020

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Sep 28, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
The global Health Ingredients Market was valued at USD 67.21 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 120.48 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2017 to 2025.

Health ingredients include essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and prebiotics among others. These essential nutrients help balance the nutrient level in the body. Growing awareness about the importance of a balanced diet is expected to be the major factor driving the market.

The Final Report will cover the impact analysis of COVID-19 on this industry:

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Market Dynamics:
1. Market Drivers
1.1 Growing demand for health-specific products
1.2 Booming functional food & beverage industry
1.3 Increasing awareness regarding the health benefits of essential nutrients
2. Market Restraints

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MPTF Country Home Residents Have Gone Five-Plus Months Without A New COVID-19 Infection; Katzenbergs Donate $455,000 In Matching Funds

EXCLUSIVE: The Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing home in Woodland Hills was hit hard by the coronavirus in the early days of the pandemic. Seventeen residents were infected between March 31 and April 12, and six died. Since then, however, the home has seen a remarkable comeback in its battle against COVID-19: Not a single resident has tested positive in nearly six months.

Rapid turnaround testing, quarantining, PPE, attention to detail and lots of money are the keys to success. The home is spending $75,000 a month for PPE and testing alone and has performed more than 8,000 nose-swab tests of staff and residents. To help cover those costs, the MPTF’s Evening Before pre-Emmy party raised more than $1.7 million, including $455,000 in matching funds from Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg.

In April, the Country Home set up its own lab, acquired testing devices and supplies and began an aggressive

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