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Study suggests toilet flushing might be way for coronavirus to spread

New study suggests your toilet could be a route of transmission for COVID-19

(ABC News/KABC)  — Here’s a good reason to put the lid down before you flush: a new computer modeling study shows how a flushing toilet can send a cloud of little particles containing fecal matter into the air — fecal matter that could carry coronavirus. Doctors have shown that coronavirus can live and replicate in the digestive system, and evidence…

The psychology behind why some don’t care about COVID-19

Some say they do not take the coronavirus as seriously as they did a few months ago, here's why

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (ABC/WPDE) – Even as COVID-19 cases rise in record numbers in South Carolina, many along the Grand Strand say they aren’t taking the virus as seriously anymore. Meredith Matson, a psychology professor at Horry-Georgetown Technical College, said there are two main reasons why people are getting tired of taking precautions: confirmation bias and compassion fatigue. Matson said…

Former Summerville principal accused of killing wife found dead

The Charleston Co. Coroner say James Yarborough was found dead in his Folly Beach home

Image: Summerville Police Department FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCIV/AP) — A former Summerville High School principal charged with murdering his wife in 2019 has been found dead. On Thursday, the Charleston County Coroner’s Office said 65-year-old James Stanton “Stan” Yarborough died at his Folly Beach residence around 10:30 a.m. On Sept. 17, 2019, deputies found the body of Karen Yarborough after…