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Mar 21 2020
A report on Friday in the Washington Post alleged that U.S. intelligence agencies had warned about a likely coronavirus pandemic as early as January, contradicting statements by President Donald Trump and other lawmakers that sought to downplay the crisis. Citing "U.S. officials familiar with spy agency reporting," the Post wrote that classified warnings from agencies like the CIA and theWashington Examiner Washington Post The Hill
Jan 30 2020
The World Health Organization formally designated the recent coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency Thursday, the sixth time WHO has used the designation in its 71-year history.
Many reporting outlets focused on the death toll in China rising to at least 170 on Thursday, as well as the first person-to-person transmission of the virus in the United States.BBC News ABC News (Online) Fox News (Online News)
Apr 03 2020
Possible "phase four" coronavirus legislation is inciting debate on Capitol Hill. Senate Democrats are reportedly pushing for a re-opening of Obamacare exchanges to cover healthcare expenses for qualified uninsured citizens; President Trump has said his administration will implement direct aid to those same individuals.
Some right-rated outlets focused on Democrats' efforts to expandCNBC CBS News (Online) Washington Examiner
Feb 27 2020
All three major U.S. stock indexes — the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — suffered their largest one-day losses in history Thursday, as the global economy continued to slide over coronavirus fears. The six-day drop for stocks persisted after President Donald Trump put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the virus WednesdayWall Street Journal (News) MarketWatch Yahoo News
Mar 20 2020
Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), James Inhofe (R-OK) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) sold off stocks potentially worth up to several million dollars ahead of the stock market's COVID-19 coronavirus-fueled downturn, according to multiple reports. The moves raise questions about possible violations of the STOCK act.
Right-rated outlets generally focused coverage more onFox News (Online News) New York Times (News) The Hill
Apr 19 2020
As President Donald Trump and governors around the country begin to take steps to lift lockdown restrictions and re-open the nation's economy during the COVID-19 outbreak, debate in the media and in Washington has raged around the timeline and pros and cons of the process. Experts and officials in favor of a speedy re-opening, including Trump himself, have stressed the negative economic impactBloomberg Wall Street Journal (Opinion) Washington Post
Apr 04 2020
U.S. Navy officials have relieved Capt. Brett Crozier, the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, after he raised concerns about the health of his crew amid an outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the vessel. In a letter to the Pentagon that was later leaked to the San Francisco Chronicle, Crozier wrote that they risked "failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset — ourNew York Times (Opinion) Wall Street Journal (Opinion) Defense One
Aug 30 2021
A conservative radio host in Florida who was openly opposed to the coronavirus vaccine has died of the COVID-19 infection after a three-week battle with the disease.
Marc Bernier’s final tweet, sent July 30, compared the vaccination and virus mitigation efforts to Nazi Germany.
Radio station WNDB ― News Daytona Beach ― confirmed the news on Twitter on Saturday.
He was 65HuffPost
Jul 26 2021
The article that appeared online on Feb. 9 began with a seemingly innocuous question about the legal definition of vaccines. Then over its next 3,400 words, it declared coronavirus vaccines were “a medical fraud” and said the injections did not prevent infections, provide immunity or stop transmission of the disease.
Instead, the article claimed, the shots “alter your genetic coding,New York Times (News)
Aug 30 2021
Twitter has permanently suspended former New York Times journalist and author Alex Berenson, a critic of coronavirus lockdowns and mandates, from its platform.
"The account you referenced has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation rules," a Twitter spokesperson told Fox News in response to an inquiry Saturday night.
On his Substack pageFox Business