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Trump administration weighing more steps to produce more distancing for Americans...
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Trump administration officials are actively weighing steps that would more explicitly push Americans to distance themselves from one another in a bid to prevent further coronavirus contagion. As the virus continues to spread into more American communities
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-15 22:10 UTC
President Trump calls on Americans to cease hoarding food, supplies...
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"You don't have to buy so much," President Donald Trump said at a news conference. "Take it easy."
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-15 22:09 UTC
Expert urging President Trump to stop shaking hands...
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The nation's top infectious disease expert says he's trying to get President Donald Trump to stop shaking hands.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-15 18:42 UTC
Fauci open to a 14-day 'national shutdown' to stem virus...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top infectious disease expert said Sunday he would like to see aggressive measures such as a 14-day national shutdown that would require Americans to hunker down...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-15 18:41 UTC
Coronavirus live updates: US cases surpass 2,200 in 49 states; death toll nears 50...
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The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States eclipsed 2,200 in 49 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-14 05:57 UTC
Trump To Freeze Interest On Federal Student Loans Due To Coronavirus...
President Trump announced on Friday that he will be freezing interest on federal student loans due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. But many questions remain.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-14 05:55 UTC
President Trump to declare national emergency to speed coronavirus response...
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President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency on Friday over the coronavirus outbreak, invoking the Stafford Act to open the door to more federal aid for states and municipalities, according to two people familiar with the matter.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 16:21 UTC
Trump coronavirus press conference today - watch live stream...
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"I will be having a news conference today at 3:00 P.M., The White House. Topic: CoronaVirus!" the president tweeted,
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 16:20 UTC
Panic in New York: Manhattan stores mobbed as New Yorkers stockpile supplies...
Mayor Bill de Blasio issues a desperate plea for calm after declaring state of emergency in the city over coronavirus
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 05:51 UTC
Congressional doctor predicts up to 150 million coronavirus cases in US...
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The in-house doctor on Capitol Hill told congressional staffers that he expects there will be 70 million to 150 million coronavirus cases in the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 05:48 UTC
CDC: Cases of COVID-19 Reported in the US, by Source of Exposure...
View the number of confirmed cases COVID-19 in the United States. Data include both confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 reported to CDC or tested at CDC since January 21, 2020, with the exception of testing results for persons repatriated to the United States from Wuhan, China and
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 02:00 UTC
NY.GOV: NY State Coronavirus Cases By County (COVID-19)...
Link updated. Last update 8:15pm 3/17
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 01:58 UTC
Jing Fong, NYC's largest Chinese restaurant, closes as coronavirus hurts business...
Jing Fong, the city's largest Chinese restaurant, has closed. After 48 years in business, the iconic restaurant known for its classic dim sum carts, is shuttering due to a slowdown triggered by the coronavirus outbreak, said Claudia Leo, the restauran
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-13 01:27 UTC
CDC tested only 77 people this week; coronavirus testing slow around the nation...
Despite insistent promises from the Trump administration, coronavirus testing in the United States appears to be proceeding with a marked lack of urgency. An examination of state and federal records by Yahoo News finds that, for example, American states a
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 18:44 UTC
House Democrats unveil coronavirus package to expand food stamps and sick pay...
House Democrats late Wednesday unveiled a 124-page spending measure to address the coronavirus pandemic meant to aid workers and families set to have their lives disrupted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 16:41 UTC
Lawmakers advised to give 'Star Trek' greeting to avoid contact as Hill prepares for coronavirus...
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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill must now deal not only with the threat of coronavirus to the American public, but also the risks they themselves face from the virus as it continues to spread.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 16:33 UTC
US Capitol closing to public until April amid virus outbreak...
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Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 14:35 UTC
Coronavirus briefing: U.S. job losses begin and other updates for Thursday, March 12...
The first coronavirus-related job losses have arrived in the United States, hitting ports, bakeries and travel agencies. The virus, first reported in China, has swept across Asia and now has ... Click to Continue
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 14:32 UTC
As Coronavirus Testing Increases, Some Labs Fear a Shortage of Other Supplies...
Lab directors and federal officials are keeping a close eye on the supply of other materials needed to conduct the tests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 04:30 UTC
New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade canceled on coronavirus concern...
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The centuries-old St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City has been cancel...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 03:58 UTC
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