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Feb 26 2020
The Covid-19 coronavirus and its spread have garnered media coverage from all sides of the spectrum, with focus on its connections to many aspects of everyday life; religion, the stock market, Capitol Hill politics and healthcare, to name a few. President Donald Trump's request for $2.5 billion to combat the disease's spread was deemed too low by Congress, with Senate Minority Leader ChuckAssociated Press Newsweek Washington Examiner
Jul 01 2021
A year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic — and with a death toll approaching 4 million lives — how the coronavirus came to spark a global scourge remains unknown. Was it the result of a spillover from an animal to a human, as has happened repeatedly in the past? Or did the virus accidentally escape from a nearby lab?
The default answer for most scientists has been that the virus,FactCheck.org
Dec 28 2020
A new and possibly more contagious version of the COVID-19 coronavirus has emerged in several countries worldwide after first being confirmed in the United Kingdom earlier this month. As of Monday morning, no cases of the new strain have been confirmed in the U.S., though White House health officials suggested it may already be present domestically.
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Dec 27 2020
President Donald Trump signed into law Sunday the COVID-19 coronavirus relief aid legislation recently passed by Congress. His signature comes after he criticized the bill and the size of the direct stimulus payments to Americans. The package will provide one-time stimulus payments of $600 and another $300 per week in federal unemployment on top of state benefits through mid-March. On Dec. 23HuffPost The Daily Wire USA TODAY
Nov 24 2020
Amid the surge of COVID-19 coronavirus cases this fall, public health officials are urging Americans to avoid gathering in large groups during Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended against traveling for Thanksgiving this year, while several states including California, Oregon, New Jersey and Iowa placed restrictions on theBBC News Fox News (Opinion) The Atlantic
Jul 08 2020
The total number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases topped three million this week in the U.S. New cases are surging in some states, especially in the Sunbelt, but are remaining steadily low or decreasing in other regions.
The surges in specific states, particularly Florida, have been the focus of media coverage on all sides of the political spectrum. Many sources, especially left-rated onesNational Review The Hill Al Jazeera
Jul 31 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci told a House of Representatives committee Friday that a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine would likely be created by the end of the year, and widely distributed to Americans in 2021.
Some voices examined how people who oppose the use of vaccines may react when the coronavirus treatment is distributed to the masses; others focused on the billions of dollars the U.S. isThe Hill MarketWatch The Atlantic
Jul 22 2020
Another COVID-19 coronavirus relief aid package will likely be approved by federal legislators sometime in August, as discussions about needs, priorities and common ground solutions gain momentum. Especially contentious features of the potential bill include whether to extend unemployment aid, and how much money to reserve for aiding struggling state governments.
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Apr 27 2020
The role of government is being debated as the nation seeks to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
While many Americans are skeptical of too much government intervention, others see federalism as a way to help states emulate best practices and learn from failed policies during this crisis.NPR (Online News) Townhall The Guardian
Apr 06 2020
As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak intensifies, attention has turned to asymptomatic cases, in which infected persons do not display signs of infection. These cases, however, do not mean that an infected individual is not contagious. According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, between a quarter to half of all cases will give leaveNew York Daily News Insider National Review