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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
Aug 07 2020
Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.
Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Apr 17 2020
“Some large U.S. passenger airlines are close to accepting the terms of a $25 billion offer for government coronavirus payroll aid… Airline industry officials expect all major airlines to accept the grants in coming days, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday he expects decisions to come out ‘very quickly.’” (Reuters)
“In a digital briefing before the House OversightThe Flip Side
Apr 13 2020
“Democratic lawmakers and community leaders in cities hard-hit by the pandemic have been sounding the alarm over what they see as a disturbing trend of the [coronavirus] killing African Americans at a higher rate, along with a lack of overall information about the race of victims as the nation’s death toll mounts… Of the victims whose demographic data was publicly shared by officials — nearlyThe Flip Side
Apr 03 2020
“China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House.” (Bloomberg)
The left is critical of China’s misinformation and calls for international cooperation to combat the pandemic.
The right is criticalThe Flip Side
Mar 19 2020
“Stocks tumbled more than 5% on Wall Street Wednesday… Markets have been incredibly volatile for weeks as Wall Street and the White House acknowledge the rising likelihood that the pandemic will cause a recession. The typical day this month has seen the stock market swing up or down by 4.9%.” (AP News)
“The Federal Reserve took massive emergency action [last] Sunday to try to help theThe Flip Side
Mar 18 2020
“Joe Biden swept the three March 17 primaries: Arizona, Florida and Illinois.” (Politico)
“Ohio will postpone its presidential nominating election planned for Tuesday, despite a judge’s refusal to endorse a postponement, because the public health emergency caused by the coronavirus makes it too dangerous, Governor Mike DeWine said [on Monday night].” (Reuters)
The left generallyThe Flip Side
Mar 10 2020
Fine, I’ll say it: I’m afraid of it, the virus.
For a significant portion of readers, that’s enough to write me off. “It’s just like the flu, but not as bad,” I’ve been told several times already. That response is based on a sound calculation used by Calvin Coolidge that for every ten problems you can see in the distance, only one will ever reach you.
But itMichael Brendan Dougherty
Jan 26 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been “identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.” Abridge News
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