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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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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
May 03 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is having an especially extreme impact in close-quarters settings, including jails and prisons; the Bureau of Prisons announced earlier this week that of roughly 2,700 federal inmates tested for the coronavirus, 70% were shown to have COVID-19. The question of how to combat that reality is the center of debate over criminal justice reform, public safety andThe Hill Washington Post New York Post (News)
May 10 2020
Happy Mother's Day! While coronavirus may be complicating the holiday this year, millions of people are still managing to celebrate their loved ones through phone calls, flower bouquets, and other unique displays of affection. Here's a sampling of articles that showcase the way people are navigating this special day during the pandemic.Associated Press CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Apr 01 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly affect the 2020 U.S. Census, the 24th in the country's history. Many voices are advocating the importance of completing the census, especially during a crisis; some are focusing on specific coronavirus-related consequences that could negatively impact or skew census data.
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