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Jul 12 2021
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If you’ve been paying attention to recent news reports about the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve probably heard public health officials say they’re pleased about the dropping rates of cases and deaths due to vaccination in the United States — but that they’re also worried that continued spread of the delta variant could reverse some of those gains.
What is the delta variant? For thatPolitiFact
Aug 02 2021
CLAIM: A coronavirus surge means that “if someone else has a heart attack, or breaks a hip, there may not be a hospital bed for them.”
VERDICT: PROBABLY FALSE. Hospitals did not run out of beds during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he will require all federal employees, and employees of federal contractors, to beBreitbart News
Mar 04 2021
For the first time in months, there are reasons for optimism about the state of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. The numbers of infections and deaths have dropped substantially from their peaks in the winter months. More than 50 million Americans have received at least one dose of the vaccine so far, and the vaccination rate is expected to increase. All this encouraging news hasYahoo! The 360
Jul 22 2021
The White House on Thursday called China’s rejection of a second phase of the World Health Organization's (WHO) investigation into the origins of the coronavirus “irresponsible” and “dangerous.”
“We are deeply disappointed. Their position is irresponsible and frankly dangerous,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters when asked about Beijing’s rejection of theThe Hill
Feb 01 2021
President Joe Biden will meet with 10 GOP Senators on Monday to discuss a potential compromise on a COVID-19 relief plan.
While the plan could gain bipartisan support, Democrats are taking procedural steps this week to pass a relief bill without Republican support using a legislative tactic called budget reconciliation.NPR (Online News) NBC News (Online) Fox News (Online News)
Dec 16 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are set to publicly receive the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine soon. According to the White House, the vice president and Second Lady Karen Pence, along with Surgeon General Jerome Adams, will receive the vaccine on Friday to "build confidence among the American people.” CNN reported that Biden, who said he would follow the recommendationsHuffPost Wall Street Journal (News) TheBlaze.com
Dec 01 2020
A bipartisan group of senators is proposing a $908 billion coronavirus relief package that would include money for unemployment insurance and vaccine development, as well as state and local governments, the Paycheck Protection Program, and other COVID-19 coronavirus-related causes.
The proposal comes after months of a stalemate in Congress. The price is reportedly higher than SenateTownhall The Hill Washington Post
Nov 30 2020
Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from his position as the Trump administration's COVID-19 coronavirus adviser in a letter on Monday. Atlas joined the White House Coronavirus Task Force in August amid rising tensions between the president and Dr. Anthony Fauci. During his tenure, Atlas was criticized by health experts for calling for reopenings and saying that lockdowns are “extremely harmful.” AtlasReuters CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Jun 15 2021
Astandard device in detective stories is a map on which certain buildings are circled. Their locations are thought to be revealing, though often they just create a false trail. When four of the first cases of a strange, pneumonia-like illness seen in Wuhan, China, in December, 2019, were found to have a connection to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, it seemed a key to solving the mysteryThe New Yorker
Nov 20 2020
States across the country are seeing rises in COVID-19 coronavirus cases, leading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue special holiday travel guidance and governors to consider and impose new lockdown measures. Over 30 states now have facemask mandates, and three states — Ohio, New Mexico and California — have issued curfews or stay-at-home orders as of FridayLos Angeles Times The Epoch Times Reuters