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Fauci calls for shutdown of foreign 'wet markets' linked to disease outbreaks

Fauci calls for shutdown of foreign 'wet markets' linked to disease outbreaks

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

A growing chorus of voices is urging China to shut down the country's so-called wet markets, which have come under heightened scrutiny for their role as potent breeding grounds...
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GOP Sen. Gardner wants probe into 'mismanagement' of national stockpile

GOP Sen. Gardner wants probe into 'mismanagement' of national stockpile

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

Sen. Cory Gardner is pushing for an investigation into possible mismanagement of the Strategic National Stockpile of ventilators needed to treat coronavirus patients - though...
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The Daily 202: Losing a job can also mean losing health coverage, adding to anxiety amid coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

The unemployed have other options to get insurance, but it's expensive.
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Dr. Fauci Says He “Doesn't Understand” Why Some States Haven't Issued Stay-at-Home Orders

2 hours ago   |   Politicus USA   |   3 articles

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases who is the chief health expert on the White House coronavirus task force, says he...
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The Health 202: Here are the stories of medical professionals being upended by coronavirus fight

4 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Doctors and specialists described their experiences to The Health 202.
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Boston's pollution is way down, likely due to coronavirus lockdown

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

There aren't too many positives coming out of the COVID-19 outbreak, but here's a small one that's become increasingly clear over the last few days: Pollution levels are down...
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The Pandemic's Shameless Profiteers

5 hours ago   |   The New Republic

To treat the Black Death, some doctors in the Middle Ages recommended ingesting “potable gold,” a vile tonic of gold compounds dissolved in ether. One might think that we had...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft sounds a call to put politics aside to fight coronavirus

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

President Donald Trump, a Republican, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, are not doing a great job of hiding their dislike for each other during these tense times as...
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They're Running for Office Without Health Insurance During a Pandemic

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Uninsured congressional candidates must take extra care to protect their health as they campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak: “What if something does happen to me?”
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Yes, We Need to Measure Lives Against Money. Here's How

Yes, We Need to Measure Lives Against Money. Here's How

6 hours ago   |   Politico

After days of market freefall, President Donald Trump hinted two weeks ago that he was thinking about relaxing public-health restrictions for the sake of the economy-“WE CANNOT...
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GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

GOP Voters Rebuke Donald Trump's Coronavirus Response In New Video

“This is a crisis and we need real leadership. Donald Trump is incapable of it," GOP voters said in Republicans for the Rule of Law's latest ad. Read more ...

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for the delay earlier this week, citing the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the new House select committee will focus on accountability and transparency as the government approves new spending and programs... Read more ...

Trump expands DPA order to cover 6 medical device suppliers

Trump expands DPA order to cover 6 medical device suppliers

President Trump today invoked the Defense Production Act to force six major medical device companies to produce ventilators needed for the coronavirus outbreak, following weeks... Read more ...

FACT CHECK: Money-To-Hospitals Plan To Treat Coronavirus Patients Could Face...

FACT CHECK: Money-To-Hospitals Plan To Treat Coronavirus Patients Could Face Problems

Instead of reopening health care exchanges for those who don't qualify for Medicaid and don't have employer-based insurance, Trump is proposing paying hospitals directly. But... Read more ...

Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing...

Reporter from pro-Trump channel to attend White House coronavirus briefing, defying press corps

One day after her employer was kicked out of the rotation to cover daily press briefings by President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, OAN correspondent Chanel Rion plans... Read more ...

Navy fires aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus outbreak

Navy fires aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus outbreak

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has fired the captain who raised the alarm about a spike in coronavirus cases onboard his aircraft carrier, which was sidelined in Guam last... Read more ...

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City urges all residents to wear face coverings in public

New York City is now urging all residents to wear homemade masks when they go out in public to control the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. The... Read more ...

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

White House To Advise Americans To Wear Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

The recommendation, a reversal from previous guidance, will be targeted at areas with high community transmission of the coronavirus. Read more ...

Seattle-Area Nursing Home Faces $611,000 Fine Over COVID-19 Response

Seattle-Area Nursing Home Faces $611,000 Fine Over COVID-19 Response

Federal regulators said the Life Care Center of Kirkland will be terminated as a Medicare provider if it doesn't correct deficiencies by September. Read more ...