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May 06 2020
With a majority of states relaxing stay-at-home orders this week, talks of a potential second wave of COVID-19 coronavirus cases have been amplified. Many media voices are speculating on how extreme a second wave could be, with most reports leaning on medical insight and scientific projections.Associated Press MarketWatch CBS News (Online)
Mar 30 2020
Mental health is taking priority for everyone in the United States and throughout the world while the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to define everyday life. As experts and federal health officials raise concerns about possible psychological trauma the crisis could inflict, many media outlets and voices have focused on tips and tools for maintaining mental health.MarketWatch CNBC Washington Post
Apr 09 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating food insecurity worldwide, with some estimates saying the global population of starving individuals could double. While much of this increase is not expected to take place in the United States, the virus is disrupting life for both the domestic food industry and many lower-income individuals.
Many reports on both sides focused on COVID-New York Times (News) Bloomberg Breitbart News
Mar 11 2020
Confusion is widespread in the U.S. regarding the availability and effectiveness of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Many reporting outlets from all perspectives have focused on the apparent lack of effective testing available in the U.S. and problems with the treatment process overall. Some sites are pointing directly to facts about symptoms, testing and treatment.BuzzFeed News USA TODAY Reason
Mar 13 2020
Tips and advice on staying healthy during the outbreak of COVID-19 have emerged from all sides of the media, with many angles focused on caring for the elderly and overall coronavirus awareness. Some advice related more to preventing contraction of the virus, such as stop touching one's face, hand washing, and avoiding crowded public spaces; Other voices have concentrated on preserving mentalUSA TODAY MarketWatch CNN (Online News)
Apr 25 2020
The number of deaths stemming from COVID-19 coronavirus infections in the United States passed 60,000 this week. According to multiple sources, the country has seen over 60,384 deaths as of Wednesday, and more than 1,000,000 infections, a number that experts say is likely to be higher due to lack of testing.
Coverage of the new milestone was fairly straightforward, with many outlets onCNN (Online News) New York Post (News) USA TODAY
Apr 24 2020
During Thursday's White House press briefing, President Donald Trump asked a Homeland Security official if disinfectant or sunlight could be used as a direct treatment for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The discussion created an online uproar over possible coronavirus cures, and led critics to accuse Trump of pushing unregulated virus treatments.
Many left-rated outlets framed Trump'sThe Hill The Daily Wire NBC News (Online)
Apr 08 2020
Reporting and analysis from many major news outlets has focused on how the COVID-19 coronavirus could be affecting minority groups at a disproportionate rate. Some evidence shows minorities dying at significantly higher rates in certain regions; data from other states, such as California, does not. Many of the datasets in question are limited or incomplete in some way.
The issue hasThe Hill Townhall Los Angeles Times
May 14 2020
Dr. Rick Bright, former head of a government healthcare research agency who was fired last month, testified to a House subcommittee Thursday that the country lacks a sufficient plan for dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and “without better planning, 2020 could be the darkest winter in modern history.” Bright, who says his firing was retaliation from the Trump administration, wasAssociated Press The Daily Caller Vox
Mar 31 2020
Healthcare workers, especially doctors and nurses stationed at hospitals, have been a focus of media coverage as they deal with the COVID-19 coronavirus on the front lines. Some right-rated outlets have reported on positive outlooks provided by healthcare workers; most coverage has focused on the high contraction risk for healthcare workers, and the overall severity of the situation forNBC News (Online) Bloomberg The Daily Caller