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Tulane University announced Friday that students will be allowed to return for in-person classes this spring, but will still be subject to regular COVID-19 testing in a continued effort to control the spread of the virus.

Last week as the nation watched COVID-19 infections climb for the third time in 2020, two pharmaceutical companies paused their clinical trials — one for a potential vaccine, another for a possible treatment.

New Orleans will enter Phase 3 of reopening on Saturday, Oct. 3, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Thursday at a press conference.

The news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death hit Michelle Erenberg as if it were a death in her own family.

People with family members in Louisiana nursing homes will soon be able to visit their loved ones for the first time since March.

Louisiana’s churches and businesses will be able to expand their capacity and some bars will be allowed to reopen under new restrictions in Phase 3 of Louisiana’s reopening plan announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday.

COVID-19 vaccine trials are underway in Louisiana, but there’s a national concern that these clinical trials won’t reflect the country’s racial and ethnic make-up.

New Orleans will remain in Phase 2 of its coronavirus reopening as the rest of the state moves to Phase 3 on Friday under Gov. John Bel Edwards' order.

Like many districts across the country, Calcasieu Parish and Cameron Parish will start the school year entirely online. Unlike other districts, their decision has nothing to do with COVID-19.

Louisiana will move to Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan Friday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced on Thursday.

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