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Kentucky nursing home residents make video thanking healthcare workers

Kentucky nursing home residents make video thanking healthcare workers

11 minutes ago   |   WLKY

The Lexington nursing home compiled a video of the residents sharing positive messages to their health care employees.
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States largely have authority over when to shut down, reopen

13 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone, but it's governors and local officials who will decide what type of restrictions to impose on their citizens to...
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Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

Trump suggests wearing a scarf against coronavirus. The CDC isn't so sure

15 minutes ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump on Wednesday recommended wearing a scarf over the face to prevent the spread of coronavirus, even though the efficacy of such a measure remains...
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B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others

21 minutes ago   |   National Post

VICTORIA - British Columbia's provincial health officer says wearing homemade or non-medical masks may prevent people from spreading droplets that cause COVID-19, but wearing a...
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New Orleans Criminalizes Man Over Public Gathering When There's No Judicial System in Place

New Orleans Criminalizes Man Over Public Gathering When There's No Judicial System in Place

21 minutes ago   |   News One

One man is facing major consequences for a public gathering in New Orleans in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Although social distancing is key to preventing the spread...
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NYC launches massive effort to expand capacity to treat coronavirus patients; more than 13,000 hospital beds to be set up starting this month

27 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

The city is launching a “Herculean” effort to boost publicly run hospitals' capacity to treat coronavirus patients. Starting this month, the 11 sites in the NYC Health +...
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Bolsonaro, Trump talk coronavirus help as Brazil cases rise sharply

33 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

BRASILIA - Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday discussed cooperation between the two countries in the fight against coronavirus, as Brazil's health minister...
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Doctors can't use COVID-19 antibodies from gay men or anyone taking PrEP

45 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Health officials say they have to turn away potential donors even if they have valuable coronavirus antibodies that could help save the seriously ill.
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NM group continues making face masks so people have some sort of protection from COVID-19

NM group continues making face masks so people have some sort of protection from COVID-19

45 minutes ago   |   KOAT

Initially health officials advised people not to wear face masks, but now the CDC is re-evaluating those recommendations and may consider pushing people to wear them again.
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Donald Trump on shutting down flights: ‘I am looking at hot spots'

47 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   5 articles

President Trump is considering shutting down flights between coronavirus hot spot regions, he said Wednesday, while he also sent a warning to drug lords who could be looking to...
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Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track because he was suspicious of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronovirus pandemic Read more ...

Zantac heartburn drug recalled on contamination risk

Zantac heartburn drug recalled on contamination risk

US health regulators are telling drugmakers to immediately pull their popular heartburn drugs off the market after determining that a contamination issue with the medications... Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fool's prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus complications at 52

Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus complications at 52

The Fountains of Wayne member and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" scribe was 52. Read more ...

Sen. Kelly Loeffler Faces Renewed Scrutiny For COVID-19 Stock Transactions

Sen. Kelly Loeffler Faces Renewed Scrutiny For COVID-19 Stock Transactions

The Georgia Senator came under fire last month after she and her husband dumped substantial portions of their portfolio after a series of private congressional briefings on the... Read more ...

Indiana reports 16 more coronavirus deaths, total now at 65

Indiana reports 16 more coronavirus deaths, total now at 65

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving an update Wednesday as the state's total COVID-19 cases rises to 2,565. Read more ...

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government's primary disaster response agency is asking the Defense Department for 100,000 body bags, according to a Bloomberg report. The Federal Emergency Management... Read more ...

Cruise ships ordered by US Coast Guard to remain at sea & prepare to treat...

Cruise ships ordered by US Coast Guard to remain at sea & prepare to treat coronavirus-stricken passengers themselves

The US Coast Guard has warned cruise ships stuck at sea that they could be “sequestered” indefinitely during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and must be equipped to take care of... Read more ...