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Midmorning With Aundrea - October 1, 2020 (Part 1)

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Midmorning With Aundrea - October 1, 2020 (Part 1)
Midmorning With Aundrea - October 1, 2020 (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Cases of coronavirus are soaring now that schools and businesses have been reopening.

And a Columbus teen has taken his love of sports to another level by producing his very own Youtube show.

We'll have a chat with Kaleb Jordan.

And a North Mississippi florist has been selected to decorate the Mississippi Governor's Mansion this Christmas.

That will do it for us.

Coronavirus case counts are surging in nearly half of states across america..

At least 10 states are showing a rise in the percentage of people getting positive coronavirus test results..

And stimulus relief for americans struggling during the pandemic is back on the table..

Can lawmakers and the white house come to an agreement?

Melisa raney has the latest.

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Nancy pelosi, house speaker: "hopefully we wil come to a bipartisan agreement that will move all doubt that the legislation will pass and be signed by the president."

House democrats unveiling a new, scaled down stimulus relief bill with a price tag of two-point-two trillion dollars..

A number that's still too high for the white house and the g-o-p- controlled senate..

Larry kudlow, white house economic adviser: "they have a ne offer on the table.

We don't think the numbers are right.

$2.2 trillion, which is a very big number."

This, as cases surge amongst college-aged people just as universities reopened..

C-d-c researchers reporting: "it is likely tha some of this increase is linked to resumption of in-person attendance at some colleges and universities."

Dr. anthony fauci, national institute of allergy and infectious diseases: "ther are areas of the country where we're starting to see the uptick in test positivity, which is generally a predictor that you're going to start seeing surges."

Now, at least seven states are seeing all-time record highs in weekly averages for new cases..

Hospitalizations have hit a record- high in missouri..

Tennessee is extending a state of emergency through october..

And florida reporting its highest number of cases in ten days..

Tampa's international airport is now the first in the couuntry to offer two types of tests to all passengers..

John tiliacos.

Tpa executive vice president of operations and customer service: "we're going t build confidence on the part of the traveling public by giving them an opportunity to have a test done right here at the airport before they get on a flight."

I'm melisa raney reporting.

Patients recovering from covid-19 are now grappling with the aftermath.

For some, the shock to the system causes hair to fall out in handfuls.

The shedding is temporary, but as michael george reports from new york, it can continue for months.

Patients recovering from covid-19 are now grappling with the aftermath.

For some, the shock to the system causes hair to fall out in handfuls.

The shedding is temporary, but as michael george reports from new york, it can continue for months.

:12-:15 colleen gaffney/nurse practioner :35-:47 dr. shilpi khetarpal/clevela nd clinic colleen gaffney spent two days in the hospital in march, fighting covid-19 and pneumonia.

Recovering over the summer, she noticed her hair was falling out in clumps.

3:53 when i would brush my hair after the shower the brush would just be full of hair.

The shedding continued through july and august - by september, she'd lost about 50-percent of her hair.

6:24 all through the front i can feel it and the actual thickness of my braids were much thinner overall at the cleveland clinic, dermatologist shilpi khetarpal has been seeing 20 to 25 patients a month with significant hair loss.

1:10 this phenomenon of hair loss is called telogen effluvium and all it means is a large portion of hair that's normally in the growing phase gets shifted to the shedding phase as a result of some major shock the problem is not unique to covid - it can be triggered by any shock to the system, physical or psychological, and generally begins 2 to 3 months after the trauma.

In the midst of the pandemic, covid is the major trigger.

People are just seeing hair, like on their combs, on their pillows on their clothes, on the floor.

The hair is just everywhere doctor khetarpal says the shedding should end within six months - and the hair will start to re-grow.

She suggests managing stress through yoga and meditation to help speed the process... or using over the counter minoxidil.

Gaffney also takes vitamin supplements and uses platelet rich plasma injections to stimulate hair follicles.

11:05 i got through covid, i'm feeling great and now this.

It's a little extra reminder of what i went through if hair loss is the only lingering symptom of the coronavirus, she feels fortunate - knowing it could have been even worse.

Mg, cbs news this type of hair loss typically has no other symptoms. for people who also have itching or pain, the doctor recommends coming in to have it looked at.

Intro covid-19 impacts are still huge in several ways.

// hundreds of mississippians remain in the hospital with symptoms, often times with few ways to talk with their family of their doctors.

// wcbi's stephen pimpoo tells us how some muw students are helping.// pkg "when you're sick the one thing you want to do is to have people with you.

You want to call a family member to just communicate that you're scared or frustrated."

Feeling isolated and alone are all too-common side- effects of the coronavirus.

For people in the hospital with the virus...the need for a ventalator or the toll the virus takes...can even..take away their ability to speak.

So mississippi university for women senior sarah williams and the school's chapter of the national student speech language hearing association decided to help give those patients a voice.

"i can't eve imagine not being able to have family there and having to struggle to communicate with the healthcare providers that you are able to be in contact with."

Sarah's aunt, a nurse a a southaven hospital, told her about the need for communication boards for covid- 19 patients at local hospitals.

"they have t clean them between each patient and they don't have enough quantiy to mach the number of patients that they are needing to serve at this time."

So sarah and her classmates made more.

Su: here's what these boards look like.

One side has symbols for specific requests while the other has a keypad to create specific messages.

Janette hreish , an instructor and clynical educator with the w's department of speech language pathology, designed to board to be versitile yet simple and not emotionally taxing for the patients.

"with one gestur or two gestures be able to build a message and communicate effectively and i wanted to include controls for their environment."

Like on, off or get the doctor.

There are also symbols for patients to express emotions, like fear, worry, or love.

"if i'm unable t get my needs met, i'm unable to get my emotional needs met, it might affect their willingness to keep fighting the disease as well."

The school created 200 of these boards for the students to pass out to baptist memorial hospital, oktibbeha county hospital and others acorss the golden triangle...to make sure their coronavirus patients do not feel alone?

"let our fello mississippians know 'we are in this together.'" ...without having to say a single word."

Tag those communication boards went out earlier this month and janette says they will continue to make more.// for organizations who would like to request boards from the w...you can find that information on our website...wcbi- tv.com.// months of being out of the classroom has taken a toll on many young students across the country.

Teachers, parents and the students themselves are trying to catch up with academics.

And as brooke katz reports, many are dealing with the emotional aftermath of isolation.

"now that we'r back in school, what we're seeing is a lot of our students are having emotional issues of what is occurred over the past couple of months."

Renee kotsopoulos is the director of health services for gisd...with so many parents having the same concerns- they wanted to offer one spot for answers.

"there were a lo of parents there that were asking a lot of good questions about their kids and about themselves too."

/chief medical officer at hazel health "we split th session in half for discussion and half for the lecture, to really provide parents with a good opportunity to talk to us."

Dr. robert darzynkiewicz is the chief medical officer at hazel health-- a telemedicine company that partners with gisd-- and schools across the country.

He told us many of the questions revolved around helping kids cope.

"understandin resilience, understanding that it's a skill, that routine, care, self-care, obviously playing games, having safe time to learn, really just building a structure that children already thrive in and knowing that it's just different this time."

Kotsopoulos says she hopes families will keep taking advantage of the service.

"this is jus another way to grab the attention of parents and families so that way they'll access the medical care that they need."

Coming up.... he's a high school student -- and a sports show host.

Meet kaleb p.

Jordan when we come a columbus teenager has turned his love of sports into his own talk show.

Kaleb jordan produces his own show on youtube and his following is growing.

Take a look.

Kaleb produces and records his show -- all while going to school virtually.

He joined me on zoom from his studio to talk more about the show and his love of sports.

Sh show -- all while going to school virtually.

He joined me on zoom from his studio to talk more about the show and his love of sports.

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Wcbi's allie martin has more from the historic home.

Start with sot from first lady.

Mentions petal pushers the west point florist shop was one of nearly twenty entries in christmas at the mansion pedal pushers owners scott read heard about the competition from a client and decided to enter.

Read says his designs will be festive and will pay tribute to healthcare workers across the state sot each christmas decorations at the historic residence have a specific theme.

This year, first lady elee reeves says honoring those on the front lines of the pandemic is one way to show gratitude sot read is no stranger to big projects.

He says winning the christmas at the mansion competition is special and he's asking younger artist to help out sot standup close the public open house for the design competion takes place the first friday evening in december start with sot from first lady.

Mentions petal pushers the west point florist shop was one of nearly twenty entries in christmas at the mansion pedal pushers owners scott read heard about the competition from a client and decided to enter.

Read says his designs will be festive and will pay tribute to healthcare workers across the state sot each christmas decorations at the historic residence have a specific theme.

This year, first lady elee reeves says honoring those on the front lines of the pandemic is one way to show gratitude sot read is no stranger to big projects.

He says winning the christmas at the mansion competition is special and he's asking younger artist to help out sot standup close the public open house for the design competion takes place the first friday evening in december th the public open house for the design competition takes place the first friday evening in december but first... halloween.

Sonic drive-in has unveiled two halloween themed frozen treats.

The trick-or-treat blasts blends three halloween favorites together: m-and- m's minis, snickers bar pieces, and oreo cookie pieces.

You can get it in vanilla or chocolate with rich chocolate syrup.

The new deserts are only available through november first.

She's one of the most passionate voices of american feminist movement.

We preview a movie about the life and work gloria stenem

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