Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: Coronavirus

Exclusive: White House privately warns 11 cities must take “aggressive” action...

New red flags about the severity of the coronavirus outbreak come after Trump focused on upsides in televised briefing.

Hospitals are suddenly short of young doctors—because of Trump’s visa ban

Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.

Fair tax solutions for cities facing COVID-19 budget crises

Local elected officials should explore options for generating new revenue in ways that help reduce the inequalities that have worsened the effects of the crisis.

US breaks world record with more than 55,000 new coronavirus cases...

The rise in cases has led states and counties to impose new restrictions.

Trump administration buys up nearly all the world’s supply of coronavirus...

Remdesivir was the first drug to be approved by U.S. licensing authorities to treat the new coronavirus.

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

Trump at Tulsa as 21st century Typhoid Mary, as Fauci warns...

Oklahoma public health officials are afraid that the enormous rally will spread the disease.

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their...

Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.

In age of unrest and economic decline, critics cry foul as...

"Hanging their political lives on a jobs report with errors is a hell of a position to take."

The great depression, coronavirus style

Crashes, then and now...

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

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Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct border wall

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.