Minnesota rebuilding cost pegged at $500,000 from George Floyd protest
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Minnesota rebuilding cost pegged at $500,000 Million from George Floyd protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes No word yet from F.E.M.A or the Trump Administration Governor Tim Walz still awaiting a response from the Trump for financial support from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Minnesota rebuild after civil unrest damaged public infrastructure and caused extensive fire damage in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “We’re asking our federal Read More…

Governor Cuomo opens up pools for July 4th long weekend
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Governor Cuomo opens up pools for July 4th long weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Cuomo opens up pools for July 4th long weekend. Thousands of people expected to flock to the pools start the holiday Today Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced state outdoor pools across New York will open for swimming for the July 4 weekend under the standard operating schedule of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Read More…

Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Failures: He’s Making the Pandemic Worse
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Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Failures: He’s Making the Pandemic Worse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump takes no responsibility for the handling of the pandemic After repeated warnings by scientists, medical professionals, and intelligence officials, Donald Trump still chose to downplay the coronavirus, stifle the government’s response to the virus, and let the effects of the virus get worse. Even after over 120,000 Americans have died and cases are still Read More…

Governor Cuomo to President Trump: 'Lead by Example'
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Governor Cuomo to President Trump: ‘Lead by Example’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Governor Cuomo to President Trump: ‘Lead by Example’. Trump has abdicated his role as leader of America Governor Cuomo: “The President can do two things. First, sign an executive order directing everyone to wear a mask. How we’re at this point as a nation and we still haven’t done the simple, easy, minimal step of Read More…

8-Year-Old Author has a Sweet Treat for Kids Globally
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8-Year-Old Author has a Sweet Treat for Kids Globally

Reading Time: < 1 minute 8-Year-Old Author has a Sweet Treat for Kids Globally. Jasmine published her first book at 7 years old 8-Year-old Author and Entrepreneur, Jasmine Miracle Cobb, is on a mission to make life a little sweeter for kids around the world. She is launching an interactive coloring book as a companion to her My Ice Cream Read More…

Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA
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Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guyana President Granger reaffirms strong ties with USA. Guyana is part of the Western Hemisphere President David Granger has reaffirmed Guyana’s commitment to Western Hemispheric values and to the furtherance of mutual goals and ideals. The Head of State, in a recent interview, emphasized that the United States of America is a friend and has Read More…

Church in Phoenix Arizona guilty of COVID-19 Scam
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Church in Phoenix Arizona guilty of COVID-19 Scam

Reading Time: 2 minutes Church in Phoenix Arizona guilty of COVID-19 Scam. Outrages claims they have cured the coronavirus Phoenix Attorney General Mark Brnovich has issued a cease-and-desist letter to Glendale-based Clean Air EXP demanding the company stop advertising air purification systems by suggesting the systems neutralize COVID-19. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) alleges that Clean Air EXP has advertised and Read More…

Mayor de Blasio ramps up Testing Sites across New York
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Mayor de Blasio ramps up Testing Sites across New York

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor de Blasio ramps up Testing Sites across New York At a time were COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed across the states, New York has ramped up testing at no costs to its citizens. The Trump administration has admitted to purposely scaling back testing because it hurts his re-election campaign. He has also threatened to cut Read More…

Blue Cross Donates $10,000 to Navajo Nation COVID-19 Relief
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Blue Cross Donates $10,000 to Navajo Nation COVID-19 Relief

Reading Time: 2 minutes Blue Cross Donates $10,000 to Navajo Nation COVID-19 Relief. Blue Cross has also donated 4,000 masks to the pandemic Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona recently contributed $10,000 to assist the Navajo Nation in Arizona in its efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus. The funds will help the tribe purchase critical medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) that Read More…

Honda partners with GM, produces 12,000 gallons of hand sanitizer
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Honda partners with GM, produces 12,000 gallons of hand sanitizer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Honda partners with GM, produces 12,000 gallons of hand sanitizer. 3,750 bottles donated to hospitals As part of an industry-wide effort to help alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Honda and General Motors (GM) are producing nearly 12,000 gallons of hand sanitizer through their Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM) partnership. The hand sanitizer will Read More…

Trump's Police Reform Executive Order is Inadequate
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Trump’s Police Reform Executive Order is Inadequate

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s Police Reform Executive Order is Inadequate. Trump fails to recognize racial inequalities in America The Trump Administration’s executive order (EO) on police reform is inadequate to respond to the longstanding crisis of systemic racism in policing. It does not mandate national use of force guidelines, ban chokeholds or greatly curtail no-knock warrants nor does it attribute Read More…

47 of 50 US States celebrate Juneteenth
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47 of 50 US States celebrate Juneteenth

Reading Time: 3 minutes 47 of 50 US States celebrate Juneteenth. The celebration of liberation of those held as slaves Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth;  also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day is a holiday celebrating the liberation of those who had been held as slaves in the United States. Originally a Texas state holiday, it is now celebrated annually on the 19th of June throughout the United States, Read More…

FDA Revokes The Emergency use of Hydroxychloroquine
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FDA Revokes The Emergency use of Hydroxychloroquine

Reading Time: 3 minutes FDA Revokes The Emergency use of Hydroxychloroquine. Trump earlier announced he was taking the drug. GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revoked the emergency use authorization (EUA) that allowed for chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine sulfate donated to the Strategic National Stockpile to be used to treat certain hospitalized patients with Read More…

New York Governor Cuomo makes sweeping changes to NYPD
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New York Governor Cuomo makes sweeping changes to NYPD

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York Governor Cuomo makes sweeping changes to NYPD. Wake up call for police brutality New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed the ‘Say Their Name’ Reform Agenda package following the killing of George Floyd and an ongoing pattern of police brutality against minority communities across the nation. These landmark policing reforms will help Read More…

Roy Cooper Establishes Task Force to Address Racial Inequity
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Governor Cooper Establishes Task Force to Address Racial Inequity

Reading Time: 3 minutes Governor Cooper Establishes Task Force to Address Racial Inequity. Black adults are 5.9 times more incarcerated North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 145 to form the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. The task force will recommend solutions to stop discriminatory law enforcement and criminal justice practices and hold public safety Read More…

Nascar bans racist confederate flag at all events
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Nascar bans racist confederate flag at all events

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nascar bans racist confederate flag at all events. Changes fall in line with the Black Lives Matter Movement A view of American and Confederate flags seen flying over the infield during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on September 4, 2015 in Darlington, South Carolina.Credit: Read More…

Mayor de Blasio to Commemorate Black Lives Matter Movement
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Mayor de Blasio to Commemorate Black Lives Matter Movement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor de Blasio to Commemorate Black Lives Matter Movement. New York will rename streets throughout the city New York – Mayor de Blasio announced the City will begin street co-namings and street paintings in all five boroughs to commemorate the Black Lives Matter movement. The Administration will work with the City Council to advance legislation Read More…

Biden Super Pac just hit Trump hard in Battle Ground States
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Biden Super Pac just hit Trump hard in Battle Ground States

Reading Time: 2 minutes Biden Super Pac just hit Trump hard in Battle Ground States. Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Arizona Priorities USA Action has released a new TV ad, “Divides,” focusing on Donald Trump’s inability to lead the country during a time when multiple crises demand competence and compassion from our leadership. The ad asks voters to think of Read More…

US Marines Ban Confederate Flags in all public places
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US Marines Ban Confederate Flags in all public places

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Marines Ban Confederate Flags in all public places. The flag has been seen as the symbol of racism After the death of George Floyd, the US Marines ban all confederate flags and symbols. The flag symbolizes centuries of slavery, racism and oppression towards African Americans. From 1860–61, 11 slave-holding states seceded from the US, Read More…

COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in Montana’s Tribal Nations
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COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in Montana’s Tribal Nations

Reading Time: 5 minutes COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in Montana’s Tribal Nations. The preservation of Indigenous culture is a must In Montana’s northwest corner, the Blackfeet Nation announced plans to test everyone living on the reservation and opened drive-thru facilities with free swab tests. (Moment Open/Getty Images) As Montana plows forward with its reopening, including throwing open the doors Read More…

76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Tuesday, 6 June 1944 Allies invaded of Normandy
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76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Reading Time: 3 minutes 76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Tuesday, 6 June 1944 Allies invaded of Normandy “Today, on the 76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, we remember and honour the brave Canadians and Newfoundlanders who fought, and those who gave their lives, alongside Allied forces in a battle that became a Read More…

Tear-Gassing Protesters Is A COVID-19 Recipe For Disaster
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Tear-Gassing Protesters Is A COVID-19 Recipe For Disaster

Reading Time: 5 minutes Tear-Gassing Protesters Is A COVID-19 Recipe For Disaster. Tear gas can cause asphyxiation and mimic drowning Tear gas rises as protesters face off with police during a demonstration on May 31 outside the White House over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police. (Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images) In nationwide demonstrations Read More…

Trump accelerates assault on scientists and the environment
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Trump accelerates assault on scientists and the environment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump accelerates assault on scientists and the environment. The President has been a staunch climate denier On the day designated as World Environment Day, Americans continue to see the assault on scientists and the dismantling of environmental regulations by the Trump administration. Yesterday President Trump signed an Executive Order waiving established environmental protection laws to Read More…

When They See Us - Being Black In America Can Get You Killed
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When They See Us – Being Black In America Can Get You Killed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Being Black In America Can Get You Killed. George Floyd’s death may unite a broken country A team of three culturally diverse artists with unique backgrounds spanning multiple continents use their eye for creativity to capture the essence of what it’s like to be black in America, Europe and Africa. Together, the gifted trio of Read More…

The $4 Trillion Dollar Idea That Creates No Debt to American
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The $4 Trillion Dollar Idea That Creates No Debt to American

Reading Time: 5 minutes The $4 Trillion Dollar Idea That Creates No Debt to American. That translates into about $12,000 for everyone On average the American economy grows at the rate of $4 trillion dollars annually. That translates into about $12,000 for every man, woman, and child in America. But generally speaking, the beneficiaries of this annual growth are Read More…

Hate Unmasked In America
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Hate Unmasked In America

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hate Unmasked In America. Asians across the globe continue to face racial attacks for the Coronavirus. A neighbor shouted at Anna Almendrala and daughter Marigold Ganz for walking on their street without a mask a few days after the city of Los Angeles made mask use mandatory when leaving the house. (Courtesy of Anna Almendrala) Read More…

US: Provide Reparations for 1921 ‘Tulsa Race Massacre’
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US: Provide Reparations for 1921 ‘Tulsa Race Massacre’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Provide Reparations for 1921 ‘Tulsa Race Massacre. State, City Should have a plan to Compensate Survivors Reverend Robert Turner of the historic Vernon African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church, damaged in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, leads a reconciliatory pilgrimage of sorts from Mount Vernon AME to Tulsa City Hall every Wednesday, demanding “reparations now.” © 2019 Read More…

Trump's COVID-19 pandemic response has been an epic fail
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Trump’s COVID-19 pandemic response has been an epic fail

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s COVID-19 pandemic response has been an epic fail. US closing in on 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on U.S. Senate Committee Read More…

Mayor de Blasio Calls for COVID-19 Death Benefits
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Mayor de Blasio Calls for COVID-19 Death Benefits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor de Blasio Calls for COVID-19 Death Benefits. Helping front line employees who died fighting COVID-19 Mayor de Blasio announced his support for line-of-duty death benefits for survivors of municipal employees who die of COVID-19. “Our public servants have gone above and beyond during this crisis, and the loved ones of those we’ve lost deserve Read More…

Governor Whitmer sets COVID-19 reopen plan for businesses
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Governor Whitmer sets COVID-19 reopen plan for businesses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Governor Whitmer sets COVID-19 reopen plan for businesses. Retail, Restaurants, and Offices Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-92, allowing for the reopening, in two regions, of retail businesses, office work that cannot be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating. The two regions are both in the northern part of the state—specifically, MERC Read More…

200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement
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200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes 200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement. Virtual Negotiations have now become the norm. Around 200 negotiators from the UK and the US held the first round of negotiations for a UK-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between 5-15 May 2020. More trade is essential if the UK is to overcome the unprecedented challenges Read More…

Chasing The Elusive Dream Of A COVID-19 Cure
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Chasing The Elusive Dream Of A COVID-19 Cure

Reading Time: 7 minutes Chasing The Elusive Dream Of A COVID-19 Cure. High-tech approaches include using stem cells to find a cure Although scientists and stock markets have celebrated the approval for emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19, a cure for the disease that has killed over 304,000 people remains a long way off — and might never arrive. Hundreds of drugs are being Read More…

Another COVID-19 Casualty: California’s Budget
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Another COVID-19 Casualty: California’s Budget

Reading Time: 5 minutes Another COVID-19 Casualty: California’s Budget. California Can No Longer Afford Expansive Healthcare California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his revised 2020-21 state budget plan at a somber briefing punctuated by bleak talk of deficits, program cuts and record unemployment. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press) SACRAMENTO — The coronavirus has claimed another victim: California’s finances. Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Read More…

Whistleblower Rick Bright's AlarminG COVID-19 Testimony
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Whistleblower Rick Bright’s AlarminG COVID-19 Testimony

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whistleblower Rick Bright’s AlarminG COVID-19 Testimony. There Is No Leadership In The Trump Administration Rick Arthur Bright is an American immunologist and public health official. Bright (BARDA)is the former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, leading the authority from 2016 to 2020. In May 2020, he filed a whistleblower complaint, alleging that his early warnings about the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic were ignored Read More…

Reversing History, Indian Health Service Seeks Traditional Healers
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Reversing History, Indian Health Service Seeks Traditional Healers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Reversing History, Indian Service Seeks Traditional Healers. Indigenous Healers Are Connect With The Land Students in Cheryl Morales’ ethnobotany class at Aaniiih Nakoda College add moisture to the soil to achieve ideal conditions for transplanting. (Courtesy of Native News/Skylar Rispen) Cheryl Morales started the medicinal garden at the Aaniiih Nakoda College demonstration farm with only Read More…

Detained Children Left Out Of Covid-19 Response
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Detained Children Left Out Of Covid-19 Response

Reading Time: 4 minutes Detained Children Left Out Of Covid-19 Response. Detainees Are Particularly Vulnerable And Need Help Step Up Releases from Jails, Prisons (New York) – Many governments are not addressing the safety of detained children in their Covid-19 response, Human Rights Watch said today. Available data indicates that the virus is spreading rapidly through closed facilities, including jails Read More…

5 Reasons Pre - Pandemic Boom Was Built On Smoke & Mirrors
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5 Reasons Pre – Pandemic Boom Was Built On Smoke & Mirrors

Reading Time: 3 minutes 5 Reasons Pre – Pandemic Boom Was Built On Smoke & Mirrors. Trillion-Dollar deficit, Denying Climate Change One of the highlights, consistently, stressed, and emphasized, as a major accomplishment, by President Donald Trump, is what he, referred to, as, The best economy, in history! While, when one, simply, looks at certain statistics, including the record, Dow Read More…

We Knew The Virus, Was Coming, Yet We Failed 5 Critical Tests
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We Knew The Virus, Was Coming, Yet We Failed 5 Critical Tests

Reading Time: 7 minutes We knew the virus, was coming, yet we failed 5 critical tests. 73,000 dead, 1.2M infected and 30M unemployed The arrival of COVID-19 has provided a nuclear-level stress test to the American health care system, and our grade isn’t pretty: at least 73,000 dead, 1.2 million infected and 30 million unemployed; nursing homes, prisons and meatpacking plants Read More…

5 Indications We've Never Seen A President Like This One
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5 Indications We’ve Never Seen A President Like This One

Reading Time: 2 minutes 5 Indications We’ve Never Seen A President Like This One. Trump didn’t Make America Great Again, He ruined it From the point, Donald Trump, used, Make America Great Again, during his campaign, to his rhetoric, promises, priorities, apparent lack of empathy, and continued lies and misstatements, it was obvious, he was unlike anything, we have witnessed, Read More…

Prisons Are ‘Petri Dishes,’ Inmates Can’t Fight COVID-19
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Prisons Are ‘Petri Dishes,’ Inmates Can’t Fight COVID-19

Reading Time: 5 minutes Prisons Are ‘Petri Dishes,’ Inmates Can’t Fight COVID-19. 1,300 inmates & guards In Tennessee tested positive One inmate at the Plainfield Correctional Facility told his wife in a recorded call that social distancing is impossible. “At this very moment, I can reach out and touch somebody,” he said. “We’ve got a reason to be scared Read More…

Trump's Weakness To Lead, Forces NY To Form COVI-19 Consortium
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New York Forms Its Own COVID-19 Medical Supply Chain

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York Forms Its Own COVID-19 Medical Supply Chain. The Trump Administration Has Failed The American People Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today announced a joint multi-state agreement to Read More…

Idaho"s $300 Million Plan To Re-open The Economy May 1
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Idaho’s $300 Million Plan To Re-open The Economy May 1

Reading Time: 3 minutes Idaho”s $300 Million Plan To Re-open The Economy May 1. 90% Of The Economy Will Be Re-Opened Idaho Governor Brad Little announced plans for more than 30,000 Idaho small businesses to receive Idaho Rebound cash grants, a $300 million investment in Idaho’s small business employers. “No other state in the country is putting up a Read More…

The Futures For Frontliners Program "Free College Tuition
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The Futures For Frontliners Program “Free College Tuition

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Futures For Frontliners Program “Free College Tuition”. The Program Will Be The First Of Its Kind Michigan Governor Whitmer announced a series of initiatives to help workers and their families during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the “Futures for Frontliners” program to provide a tuition-free pathway to college or a technical certificate to essential workers who don’t have a college degree. This includes workers like Read More…

Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears
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Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears. There Are 16,769 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Ohio Governor DeWine announced the state of Ohio will not require that customers entering retail establishments wear face coverings. Wearing face coverings in public is still, however, strongly recommended.  There are 16,769 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Read More…

US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions
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US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions. Iran Is One Of The Most Us Sanctioned Countries In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for global humanitarian action is urgent. Some good news: Capital Commodities, a global entrepreneurial management company, has received a license to export goods to Iran. The license, granted by Read More…

Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19
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Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19. Dr Nora Volkow, National Institute On Drug Abuse In 2018, opioid overdoses claimed about 47,000 American lives. Last year, federal authorities reported that 5.4 million middle and high school students vaped. And just two months ago, about 2,800 cases of vaping-associated lung injuries resulted in hospitalizations; 68 people died. Until mid-March, Read More…

New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding
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New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding. 5,000 Pharmacies Can Now Test For The Coronavirus Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state is expanding diagnostic testing criteria to include more frontline New York workers – a direct result of rapidly increasing diagnostic testing capacity. The expanded criteria will now Read More…

The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies
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The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies

Reading Time: 6 minutes The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies. An Infected Mother Can Pass The Virus To Her Baby Mallory Pease with baby Alivia and her older daughter, Emma Jean. Pease was worried about passing on the coronavirus to Alivia after getting home from the hospital. (Courtesy of the Pease family) Mallory Pease’s contractions grew Read More…

Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement
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Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement. They Are Staunchly Against Medical Vaccinations People in Huntington Beach, California, were protesting COVID-19 closures on April 17 and calling for the country to be reopened. (Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images) While most of the world hungers for a vaccine to put an end Read More…

Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19
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Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19. The President Continues To Down Play The Virus Donald Trump attempted to fire Dr. Nancy Messonnier, a senior official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after her honest science based warnings about the severity of COVID-19 caused the stock market to plunge in Read More…

America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line
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America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line. Medical Staff Account For 20% Of COVID-19 Cases. America’s health care workers are dying. In some states, medical staff account for as many as 20% of known coronavirus cases. They tend to patients in hospitals, treating them, serving them food and cleaning their rooms. Others at Read More…

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada
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Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada. FDA Said It Planned To Screen 45,000 Packages Coming From Canada JUPITER, Fla. — The Food and Drug Administration in the past month has stepped up seizures of prescription drugs being sent to American customers from pharmacies in Canada and other countries, according to operators of Read More…

Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing
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Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing. The Site Will Test 500-750 Residents Daily Michigan Governor Whitmer announced a partnership with CVS Health to provide drive-through Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Dearborn, part of the ongoing effort to expand testing for the virus statewide during the continuing pandemic.  Testing will be conducted in the parking lot of the Henry Ford Read More…

Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes
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Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes & Another $15.4 million to special home services Connecticut Governor Lamont announced today that he is directing his administration to boost Medicaid payments for all of the state’s 215 nursing homes by an additional five percent above the recently announced ten percent increase. Together, the 15 percent Read More…

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas
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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Abbott Establishes Strike Force To Re-Open Texas Despite The Calls From Other Governors Not To Do So Texas Governor Abbot issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. Within the orders, select activities and services that pose minimal Read More…

The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way
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The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way

Reading Time: 5 minutes The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way. The Funding Formula Needs More Work In the throes of the novel coronavirus outbreak in early April, Kenneth Raske, president of the powerful Greater New York Hospital Association, took his case for needing billions in federal relief funding to another New Yorker, well placed Read More…

WHO Director-General Responds To Trump's COVID-19 Accusation
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WHO Director-General Responds To Trump’s COVID-19 Accusation

Reading Time: 4 minutes WHO Director-General Responds To Trump’s COVID-19 Accusation About Covering Up Reports From Chinese Officials Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, wherever you are. When the nations of the world met to form the United Nations in 1945, one of the first things they discussed was establishing an organization to protect and promote the health Read More…

True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown
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True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown

Reading Time: 3 minutes True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown. 9,200 Health Care Workers Have Tested Positive The number of health care workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus is likely far higher than the reported tally of 9,200, and U.S. officials say they have no comprehensive way to count those who lose their Read More…

Trump Cancels Funding To World Health Organization, $400M Annually
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Trump Cancels Funding To World Health Organization, $400M Annually

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Cancels $400M Funding To World Health Organization. He Blames Them WHO For The Coronavirus Outbreak The last few days saw President Trump’s temper tantrum at its most disturbing level since his election. Trump’s epic meltdown saw his attack on the media, democratic states, China and the World Health Organization (WHO) amplified. Trump’s leadership is Read More…

Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden's 2020 Presidential Run
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Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential Run

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential Run. Sanders Likely To Be In Biden’s Administration Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on April 8, 2020, endorsed former Joe Biden for president. He called on voters to come together to support the former vice president’s run against President Trump. Read More…

Biden’s Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers
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Biden’s Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers In His 2020 Bid

Reading Time: 4 minutes Biden’s Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers In His 2020 Bid. “Medicare for All” Pushed By Vermont Sen. Sanders In one of his first proposals since becoming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden is wading back into the roiling waters of health policy. In a nod to the effects of COVID-19 on the economy, and Read More…

8,236 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In New York City
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8,236 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In New York City

Reading Time: 2 minutes 8,236 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In New York City, Bringing The Total To 188,694 Infected With Virus Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will issue an Executive Order directing employers to provide essential workers with cloth or surgical masks free of charge to wear when directly interacting with Read More…

New York The New Ground Zero For COVID-19, 170,512 Infected
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New York The New Ground Zero For COVID-19, 170,512 Infected

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York The New Ground Zero For COVID-19, 170,512 Infected. The Death Toll Is Rising At Staggering Rates Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State is ramping up antibody testing, a key component of any plan to reopen the economy. The state is currently conducting 300 of these antibody tests, and is on track Read More…

40% of COVID-19 deaths in Michigan are African Americans
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40% of COVID-19 deaths in Michigan are African Americans

Reading Time: 2 minutes 40% of COVID-19 deaths in Michigan are African Americans. They Being Infected At An Alarming Rate & Help Governor Whitmer created the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities. The task force, chaired by Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, will consist of leaders across state government and health care professionals from communities most impacted by the spread of Read More…

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends?
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What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends?

Reading Time: 6 minutes What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends? A Pulmonologist Explains Reports of recovery from serious illness caused by the coronavirus have been trickling in from around the world. Physicians are swapping anecdotes on social media: a 38-year-old man who went home after three weeks at the Cleveland Clinic, including 10 days in intensive Read More…

Retiree-Rich Palm Beach County Leads Florida In COVID-19 Deaths
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Retiree-Rich Palm Beach County Leads Florida In COVID-19 Deaths

Reading Time: 4 minutes Retiree-Rich Palm Beach Leads Florida In COVID-19 Deaths. The Aging Population Is Cannot Fight Off The Disease JUPITER, Fla. — No place in Florida has recorded more deaths from COVID-19 than Palm Beach County, the tropical vacation and retirement destination that bills itself — chutzpah notwithstanding — as “The Best of Everything.” As of Wednesday Read More…

Virtual Doctor's Appointments, Scary Looking Masks, The New Norm
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Virtual Doctor’s Appointments, Scary Looking Masks, The New Norm

Reading Time: 4 minutes Virtual Dr Appointments, Scary Looking Masks, Welcome To The New Norm For Seeing Your Doctor Patients would often stop by River Bend Family Medicine just to gab with staff at the front desk or bring baked goods to Dr. Matt Hahn. “I’m a simple country doctor,” said Hahn, who has practiced in Hancock, Maryland, for Read More…

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Suspends April 7th Election
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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Suspends April 7th Election

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Suspends April 7th Election by executive order due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Suspends April 7th Election By Executive Order in the absence of legislative. Executive Order #74, suspends in-person voting for the April spring election and moving in-person voting to June 9, 2020. The order also directs Read More…

Governor Abbott Suspends Regulations In Time Of Desperation
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Governor Abbott Suspends Regulations In Time Of Desperation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Abbott Suspends Regulations To Expand Health Care Workforce During COVID-19 Response Governor Greg Abbott has temporarily waived certain regulations to expand the health care workforce to assist with Texas’ COVID-19 response. Under this waiver, Physician Assistants (PA), Medical Physicists, Perfusionists, and Respiratory Care candidates for licensure who have completed all other requirements may enter Read More…

Wisconsin Hospitals Sued 104 Patients Even During Pandemic
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Savage Wisconsin Hospitals Sued 104 Patients During Pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutes Wisconsin hospitals sued patients in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic When her doorbell rang Sunday night, Blanche Jordan was just starting a new Game of Thrones puzzle on her living room floor. Jordan, 39, is a breast-cancer survivor who is taking social distancing seriously, so she put on a mask before opening the door. A Read More…

China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York's Governor Cuomo
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China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York’s Governor Cuomo

Reading Time: 10 minutes China donates 1,000 ventilators to help New York City Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that 1,000 ventilators have been donated to New York by the Joseph and Clara Tsai Foundation. The Joseph and Clara Tsai Foundation and the Jack Ma Foundation have also donated one million surgical masks, one million KN95 masks and more than Read More…

Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks
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Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks

Reading Time: 6 minutes Trump Administration uses wartime powers to take COVID-19 N95 Masks For Federal Government The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it first — ahead of states, hospitals or foreign countries. It took this action more than a week before it announced Thursday Read More…

Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)
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Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). The COVID-19 Pandemic has stressed hospital resources. Governor Greg Abbott suspended regulations to increase the amount of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers and first responders in Texas during the state’s response to COVID-19. Under the Governor’s direction, local medical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit Read More…

Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America
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Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America

Reading Time: 6 minutes Trump Wrong, Only 5,500 COVID-19 Tests Available To America. The President provided bad information to media U.S. President Donald Trump holds a 5-minute test for COVID-19 from Abbott Laboratories. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) A coronavirus test made by Abbott Laboratories and introduced with considerable fanfare by President Donald Trump in a Rose Garden news Read More…

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California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

Reading Time: 5 minutes A new field hospital with 125 beds in Indio, California, will help ease the burden on the local hospital system amid the growing COVID-19 crisis. (Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images) California’s hospitals thought they were ready for the next big disaster. They’ve retrofitted their buildings to withstand a major earthquake and  whisked patients out of danger during Read More…

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Not So Fast Using CPAPs In Place Of Ventilators. They Could Spread The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 5 minutes U.S. pandemic planning envisioned the possibility of using CPAP machines for milder cases of COVID-19 when ventilators are in short supply. But evidence suggests that the machines, commonly used by people with sleep apnea, can aerosolize and possibly spread the virus. (KHN Illustration; Getty Images) The limited supply of ventilators is one of the chief Read More…

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AutoHHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers Draft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Condoms were featured on a fact sheet and included in a social media campaign on Facebook intended to inform the public on how to reduce HIV transmission among women and girls. Calling the images “unapproved,” the Department of Health and Human Services stripped the fact sheet from a government website. (Source: HHS emails provided by Read More…

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Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures In Texas Hospitals

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain regulations allowing for an expedited licensing reactivation process for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) in Texas. Under these waivers, an APRN with a license that has been inactive for more than two years, but less than four years, will not have to pay a reactivation fee, complete continuing Read More…

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‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad’: Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early On, Emails Show

Reading Time: 5 minutes A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the United States needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers as they began to battle the novel coronavirus, according to internal emails obtained by Kaiser Health News. The messages provide a sharp contrast to President Donald Trump’s statements at the Read More…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of First 1,000-Bed Temporary Hospital

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the first 1,000-bed temporary hospital is now complete at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. This temporary hospital site is part of the Governor’s goal of having a 1,000-plus patient overflow facility in each NYC borough as well as Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Governor Cuomo also announced the Read More…

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85,000 Infected – America, The New Epicenter Of The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes 550,360 people infected worldwide – 25,000 Dead America has overtaken China and Italy becoming the deadliest nation on the planet to contract the virus. There were so many warning signs that were ignored by the Trump administration that has now proved to be fatal. From Trump referring to the Coronavirus as a democrat lie, making Read More…

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Senators Who Led Pharma-Friendly Patent Reform Also Prime Targets For Pharma Cash

Reading Time: 7 minutes (Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration) Early last year, as lawmakers vowed to curb rising drug prices, Sen. Thom Tillis was named chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on intellectual property rights, a committee that had not met since 2007. EXPLORE THE DATABASE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TRACKER Pharma Cash To Congress A Kaiser Health News database tracks campaign Read More…

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Trump’s Rating Against Coronavirus Reached 49%

Reading Time: < 1 minute The approval rating of US President Donald Trump for the first time during his tenure since January 2017 exceeded by 3% his anti-rating against the background of the fight against the coronavirus, according to data from the American Institute of public opinion Gallup. According to the results of the survey, which was conducted from March Read More…

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Some Hospitals Continue With Elective Surgeries Despite COVID-19 Crisis

Reading Time: 5 minutes UC Davis Medical Center (Patrick Mouzawak/Bloomberg via Getty Images) In the same week that physicians at the University of California-San Francisco medical center were wiping down and reusing protective equipment like masks and gowns to conserve resources amid a surge of COVID-19 patients, 90 miles away teams of doctors at UC Davis Medical Center were Read More…

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Michigan Governor Grants Temporary Stay On Eviction Notices

Reading Time: 2 minutes LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-19, which allows tenants and mobile homeowners to remain in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic even if they are unable to stay current on their rent. The order also relieves courts from certain statutory restrictions to enable them to stay eviction-related proceedings until after the Read More…

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No In, No Out; Canada/US Border Shut Down

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S.-Canada land border serves as an economic engine that supports over $2.4 billion dollars in daily trade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada are temporarily restricting all non-essential travel across its borders. In each of our countries, we are encouraging people to exercise caution by avoiding unnecessary contact with Read More…

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US Navy Floating Hospital Heads To New York To Fight Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thanks to the appearance of a hospital ship in New York Harbor, the city will have an additional thousand hospital beds. The US Navy will send a thousand-ton floating hospital to New York Harbor to help the country’s largest metropolis in the fight against an outbreak of coronavirus.”This is an extraordinary step, of course. This Read More…

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A View From The Front Lines Of California’s COVID-19 Battle

Reading Time: 5 minutes Medical personnel put on protective equipment before taking samples from a person at a drive-thru Coronavirus COVID-19 testing station at a Kaiser Permanente facility on March 12 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) On Tuesday, Dr. Jeanne Noble devoted time between patient visits to hanging clear 2-gallon plastic bags at each of her colleagues’ workstations. Read More…

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Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start

Reading Time: 5 minutes Cars line up outside FoundCare, a community health center in West Palm Beach, Florida, for drive-thru COVID-19 testing Monday. (Phil Galewitz/KHN) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ― A much-needed drive-thru coronavirus testing site opened here Monday, just a few miles from the Mar-a-Lago Club, home to the country’s most high-profile COVID-19 exposure. A week ago, President Read More…