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and undergoing certain therapies therapies and treatment in which this organism can gain access into your body, it can cause issues. >> reporter: the c.d.c.'s dr. megan lyman says patients treated for covid are vulnerable. >> there are a lot of patients who had covid who acquired the fungus and it's more likely for patients at chronic care facilities who are very sick and have invasive devices like tracheotomies or are on a ventilator. >> reporter: researchers have found that the function cannot only be contracted from surfaces but spread person to person which is what appears to have happened in these recent cases. dr. wormly is part of a team that's working with the national institutes of health to fight the superbug, and he thinks there's potential for an effective treatment in two to three years. norah. >> o'donnell: omar villafranca, thank you. it was an emotional scene today at the the site of that collapsed condo building in surfside, florida, as a month of
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painstaking recovery work came to a close. crew members hugged after the site was finally cleared of rubble. 97 people are confirmed dead, one woman is still missing, her family still awaiting word. the search for remains will continue off-site. and a warning now for summer travelers. if you're in a rush for a passport, you may be out of luck. scammers forced them to shutdown online booking. meg oliver has the details. >> reporter: tonight long lines at u.s. passport offices at travelers rush to get passports as the state department temporarily shut down the agency's emergency appointment booking site. >> this is my one and only chance. my trying to is in two days. >> reporter: the state department says third party actors are using bots to book all available online appointments, some selling them for as high as $3,000to applicants with urgent travel needs. >> i am freaking out.
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>> reporter: kelsey and heston renken applied for passports in may but only one arrived, their nonrefundable flight to mexico leaves in two weeks. >> i call every day to try to get an answer and get the same run around that we can only push it a week before your travel. a week before your travel is kind of cutting it very close. >> reporter: in the last two years the couple suffered the heartbreaking loss of a still born and two miscarriages. >> we seem to need a mental reset, celebrate our anniversary. >> reporter: the state department admits they have staffing issue and they're scrambling to complete an extraordinarily backlog of passport applications. the current wait time for a passport is up to 18 weeks. >> during the pandemic they sent the people home and we're over 1.6 million passports in backlog in backlog that they can't process. >> how much will you lose if your passport doesn't arrive on time? >> a little over $3,000. >> reporter: kelsey says her
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passport is expected to arrive the day before her flight. appointments are extremely limited at offices like here in new york, but they are trying to prioritize for life or death emergencies. norah. >> o'donnell: meg oliver, thank you.wellght,eralotors is issuing its second recall in less than a year for tens of thousands of chevy bolt electric cars over concerns the cars could catch fire. we get more now from cbs' errol barnett. >> everybody out! >> reporter: horrified neighbord neighbors watch as a watch as a chevy bolt bursts into flames engulfing this virginia home. >> the last thing i thought was that the car would have spontaneously lit on fire. >> reporter: scott virgin in florida had the same issue with his bolt. >> the fire department was unable to put the battery out. they had to drag it by the side of the road and let it burn overnight. >> reporter: a defective battery iresnd prompted g.m.ed to nine today to isstsrl0 veide, teing f
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2017 to 2019 models to park and not to charge them unattended overnight. >> you can't take a lithium ion battery on to a plane and just stick it in your luggage and check it, right. so these things can catch on fire and they're dangerous. we're taking hundreds of them and putting them in a car. >> reporter: it's a significant problem for g.m. as it embarks on a $35 billion effort to build a new, all-electric platform. >> we plug in our vehicles as naturally as we charge our phone. >> reporter: but virgin, who took his newborn son home from the hospital in his hold chevy bolt, is still shaken by the incident. >> i had that flash where you see all of the things that could have happened and all of the terrible outcomes and, as a new parent, it was traumatic. >> o'donnell: and errol joins us now from a chevy dealership in virginia. so, errol, what's g.m. doing to fix the problem? >> reporter: g.m. is working
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with l.g. energy solution, battery manufacturer, on a potential fix but replacements are not available, and in response to questions from cbs news, g.m., norah, said it had no guidance on when those replacement parts would even be ready. >> o'donnell: got it. errol barnett, thank you. and there's so much more news ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news." the cleveland indians end years of criticism and announce a major change. a new ruling on earning astronaut wings, what does it mean for richard branson and jeff bezos. and popular brands of bagged carrots are recalled nationwide. we'll tell you what you need to know. clinically-studied plant based ingredients passion flower, valerian root, and hops. new zzzquil pure zzzs restorative herbal sleep. if you have postmenopausal osteoporosis and a high risk for fracture, now might not be the best time to ask yourself... 'are my bones strong?' life is full of make or break moments.
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>> o'donnell: tonight, after more than 100 years and decades of complaints, the cleveland indians are changing their name which native americans and others found offensive. after this season the indians will become the guardians, named after the guardian statues on a bridge that lead to the ballpark. tom hanks narrated the announcement saying cleveland has always been the best part of the name. billionaires jeff bezos and richard branson may have just had their wings clipped. a new f.a.a. ruling requires commercial space travelers to perform essential safety ing ight t
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qualiffor asonaut wings. bezos and branson were mostly passengers on their trips to the edge of space this month and all right, tonight popularinatew brands of bagged carrots are recalled because they might be contaminated with salmonella. a california company grimmway farms voluntarily recalled the baby and shredded carrots also sold under the names of bunny luv, cal organic and o-organics. so far, there are no reported illnesses linked to those carrots. all right, up next, cbs' steve hartman has a new chapter in the story he calls the old man and the seagull.
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i brought [sighs wearily] here, i'll take that! woo-hoo! >> o'donnell: an old irish proverb goes, "there are good ships and wood ships, ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be." with that in mind, here's cbs' steve hartman "on the road." >> reporter: it can be a lonely job, pulling lobster traps way out here in the middle of the gulf of maine. but for 15 years captain john makosky had company, a faithful
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companion, in fact, he says, maybe a little too faithful. companion, in fact maybe a >> she comes right up to the window and is looking at me this far away, just staring at me. >> reporter: as we first reported last summer, john's stalker gull-friend who he named red eye, just showed up one day and never left, until she suffered a leg injury. john knew a seagull couldn't live long after that. how hard was it for him? >> oh, very difficult. >> reporter: john's wife, debbie. >> to watch john and see how sad he was, i could tear up now. >> i don't know why i was so emotionally crushed, but there was a piece missing. i was going to begin to wonder how much longer i felt like doing this. >> reporter: so in an attempt to save his passion for the sea, he tried to save that seagull, actually caught her, and brought her to the center for wildfire
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in cape neddick, maine. the staff nursed red eye while john spoiled her with her favorite kind of fish. a few weeks later, red eye was good as new and ready for the wild once more. >> perfect. >> reporter: of course, the wild was never red eye's thing, which is why, still today, no matter today, no matter where john is in this great ocean... >> that's her! >> reporter: -- red eye somehow finds him. >> that a girl! >> reporter: since we first told this story, life has only gotten better for red eye. she has now been immortalized in a children's book. >> that's red eye. >> reporter: and recently started bringing a new beau to the boat. john named him hero because he's very protective and adoring, almost as protective and adoring as the captain, now steering that third wheel. steve hartman, "on the road," in the gulf of maine. >> o'donnell: the fun just multiplies. we'll be right back.
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can be a cause of eye, nose or throat irritations, or headaches and dizziness. all big problems for those with allergies. - i'm dr. michael messing. i'm an emergency room radiologist. i think as the air quality has become much more polluted over the years, statistically there has been more patients coming to the emergency room with respiratory difficulties. we see children, teenagers, adults, and the elderly. every age group comes into the emergency room with respiratory problems all year long. we see children that come into the emergency room with asthma, children who are affected by allergens or other air quality problems. having an oxypure air purifier would certainly help them during the day n th'rng. well, a lot of allergic problems and asthmatic problems are caused by allergens and toxins that are found in the home. the oxypure air purifier would certainly benefit them in their homes. it would help to remove the allergens, the bacteria, viruses, and other particles that are in the air
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that may be contributing to the respiratory problems and their general wellbeing. i would certainly recommend the oxypure air purifier to my patients or anyone to improve the air quality in their home or in their office. - joining me now is oxypure expert, beau rials, to explain how the nuwave oxypure works. beau, good to have you here. - deborah, it's great to be here. - first question. air purifiers are pretty basic, right? dirty air goes in, clean air comes out. - actually not at all. in fact, many air purifiers have a real problem, deborah. you see, they're designed to catch larger particles like tobacco smoke, dust and pollen, which are much bigger than pathogen. so things that are very small like viruses and germs can often pass right through those filters and go right back into the air that you and i breathe. well, the oxypure on the other hand was designed to not only be highly effective against tobacco, smoke, dust and pollen, but also to target and actually remove viruses and germs as well. - if viruses and germs can pass through a filter,
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it sort of defeats the purpose of having an air purifier. - exactly right. and that's why i'm so excited about the oxypure smart air purifier from nuwave. now, everyone knows nuwave as a leader in innovation. and now we have developed an air purifier that's simply light years ahead of competitors. for example, oxypure has not one filter, not two, not three. it has a five stage filter system. - and each of those five does something different, i assume. - absolutely. for example, one of those stages is the bio-guard filter. now, get this, deborah. it uses an 8,000 volt electrostatic charge to actually clear 99.68% of viruses like h3n2, plus 99.99% of bacteria like staph and mold like (indistinct). - all right. well, let's hear from some more people who are already using the oxypure. - [kirk] oxypure remove those dust and pollen is i think one of the main reasons that we thought about getting air purifiers.
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we don't want aila inhaling all of this junk. - now, the fact that oxypure gets rid of all the virus and bacteria that can be floating around the air is very important. - we want to try and protect our baby. we want to try and protect ourselves. - [narrator] dr. fost was cited in new jersey monthly magazine's top doctors. - if you have breathing issues or allergies that are aggravated by dust, pet dander, mold or pathogens, a powerful air purifying system is an important first step in reducing your symptoms. oxypure removes and kills viruses like influenza and bacteria like staph. oxypure removes 95% of formaldehyde. we're talking about fumes from the normal cleaning products you use to clean your home. oxypure can really help in reducing these issues. - and since most people spend 90% of their time inside, the quality of indoor air can directly impact one's health. that's one reason so many people are checking out the nuwave oxypure. - [narrator] as you're watching tv right now, take a deep breath. you may be surprised to learn
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that the air you just breathed in is filled with all kinds of nasty pollutants. don't take our word for it. the united states environmental protection agency says the air in your home can have as much as five times more pollutants than outdoors. five times. the epa says there are two categories of pollutants in your home's air. first, biologic pollutants that include bacteria, molds, viruses, animal dander, dust mites, and pollen. the epa says the second category of air pollutants in your home are chemicals that include carbon monoxide, ozone, volatile organic compounds from chemical cleaners, pesticides, even arsenic from treated wood. so in your home, every breath, every day, you and your family are breathing in a massive amount of pollutants that can irritate those with allergies and asthma. plus cause sneezing, watery eyes, coughing, throat irritation, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, fever, allergic reactions and digestive problems. plus poor air quality can even cause fatigue. always tired? it could be from the air in your home.
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