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There are at least 524,903 cases of coronavirus in the US and at least 20,389 people have died from it, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases in the United States.
Every US state is now under a major disaster declaration amid coronavirus pandemic
Number of hospitalized Bay Area COVID-19 patients down for third-straight day
Remdesivir looks hopeful hydroxychloroquine has some worrying side effects.
Sioux Falls, SD has more cases per capita than Seattle or Chicago
SD governor and Sioux Falls mayor ask Smithfield Foods to shut down plant for 14 days after 2 days of car protests demanding a shut down.
In a natural disaster do you go to a shelter?
The farmworkers putting food on America’s tables are facing their own coronavirus crisis
The deadly mix of Covid-19, air pollution, and inequality, explained
WHO investigates reports of recovered virus patients testing positive again
Experts fear ‘national naivete’ on COVID optimism
MI bans travel between residences
NY deaths have stabilized but at a “horrific rate”
Virus wreaks havoc in NYC public housing
Inside the 2 decade US failure to prepare for a pandemic
People who got sick at FL spring break parties blame state and local govt., claim they had no idea of the outbreak potential.
Most people approve of their state’s handling of the crisis, the president, not so much
NYC inequalities are fueling the outbreak
Seattle researchers say key to regaining some level of normalcy will require at home test kits and aggressive cell phone tracing
Young Americans at highest risk; people of color and working class
Tokyo Olympics in 2021 now in doubt
Flight attendants in Europe will help man field hospitals
Constitutional lawyer says Trump doesn’t have authority to reopen states
550 on the aircraft carrier Roosevelt have tested positive
Boeing to restart some factory work in Seattle
Family files lawsuit against Life Care in Seattle for death
Mississippi police issue fines for violating curfew at drive in church services
Over half of the cases in South Dakota are tied to Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls. 86 of today’s 90 new cases in the state are in Sioux Falls.
Indonesia sees a similar increase as Philippines
Philippines sees more virus cases and deaths
UK sees virus disparity based on race, even among infected health workers
NY nursing homes describe not enough tests or equipment to prevent outbreaks
UK researchers claim they could have a vaccine in 6 months
What are people spending money on, what they are not
The latest death toll from the coronavirus in the United Kingdom has risen by 917 to 9,875 people, health officials said on Saturday.
Nashville Metro Public Health Department is investigating a possible cluster of coronavirus cases at the Tyson Foods plant in Goodlettsville, according to an email from Metro Public Health Department Public Information officer Brian Todd.
New York City reports 6,684 new coronavirus cases and 651 new deaths
Kentucky to record license plates of those attending services this weekend and require them to quarantine for 14 days
Workers group files OSHA complaint against Amazon after doctor tells Shakopee employee to self-quarantine. Workers advocacy group says Shakopee Amazon employee may have COVID-19.
MN to provide virus case information to first responders
Trump says he is going to reopen the economy. He can’t since he wasn’t the one who closed it.
Uruguay begins repatriating people off cruise ships
Virus case at unnamed sumo stable in Japan
Remdesivir might help, more study needed
Protocols used in Wuhan could help health care workers elsewhere
Amazon opens their own testing lab
FDA issues new guidelines for food service, grocery stores
China has 46 new virus cases in 1 day
Eli Lilly begins virus trial with dermatitis drug
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