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White House Military Aide Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The positive test of someone working close to President Trump at the White House immediately raised concerns about the president’s possible exposure to the coronavirus. Chris Kleponis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chris Kleponis/AFP via Getty Images The positive test of someone working close to President Trump at the White House immediately raised […]

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EU Officials’ Opinion Piece In Chinese Newspaper Censored On Coronavirus Origin

EU Ambassador to China Nicolas Chapuis said it was “regrettable” that a Chinese newspaper deleted a key phrase about the coronavirus from an opinion piece by EU officials. Jason Lee/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Jason Lee/Reuters EU Ambassador to China Nicolas Chapuis said it was “regrettable” that a Chinese newspaper deleted a key phrase about […]

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Amtrak To Require Masks Starting Monday To Avoid Spread Of Coronavirus

Amtrak will require passengers to wear masks starting on Monday. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Amtrak will require passengers to wear masks starting on Monday. Matt Rourke/AP Amtrak is the latest transportation provider to require all passengers to wear facial coverings or masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, beginning […]

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Face Coverings Will Be Mandatory For All Passengers At LAX

All passengers will be required to wear face coverings at Los Angeles International Airport beginning May 11. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images All passengers will be required to wear face coverings at Los Angeles International Airport beginning May 11. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images Updated at […]

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Pentagon Issues Guidance Banning Recruits Previously Hospitalized With COVID-19

U.S. military personnel, seen outside the overflow hospital at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan last month. The Pentagon has issued interim guidance advising caution pursuing recruits who have been hospitalized previously with COVID-19. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images U.S. military personnel, seen outside the overflow […]

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Neiman Marcus Bankruptcy Is 1st By A Department Store During Coronavirus Crisis

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has become the first department store to declare bankruptcy during the coronavirus pandemic. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Risberg/AP Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has become the first department store to declare bankruptcy during the coronavirus pandemic. Eric Risberg/AP Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has become the first department store chain […]

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Mystery Inflammatory Syndrome In Kids And Teens Likely Linked To COVID-19

The serious inflammatory syndrome sending some children and teens to the hospital remains extremely uncommon, doctors say. But if your child spikes a high, persistent fever, and has severe abdominal pain with vomiting that doesn’t make them feel better, call your doctor as a precaution. Sally Anscombe/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sally Anscombe/Getty Images […]

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Eerie Emptiness Of ERs Worries Doctors: Where Are The Heart Attacks And Strokes?

Emergency room physicians are seeing a drop in admissions for heart attacks and strokes. They worry patients who have delayed care may be sicker when they finally arrive in emergency rooms. Studio 642/Getty Images/Tetra images RF hide caption toggle caption Studio 642/Getty Images/Tetra images RF Emergency room physicians are seeing a drop in admissions for […]

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Former CDC Official Warns Of 2nd COVID-19 Wave: Most Americans Are Still Susceptible

A coronavirus awareness sign around the U.S. Capitol encourages social distancing. Michael Brochstein/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Brochstein/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media/Getty Images A coronavirus awareness sign around the U.S. Capitol encourages social distancing. Michael Brochstein/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media/Getty Images Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., officials have been warning […]

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As India Reopens Liquor Stores, Customers Line Up — But Overcrowding Forces Closures

Police officials patrol as people stand in line to buy alcohol in Kolkata on Monday. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images Police officials patrol as people stand in line to buy alcohol in Kolkata on Monday. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images When liquor stores reopened across India […]

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Michigan Legislature Sues Gov. Whitmer, Seeking To End Coronavirus Emergency Orders

Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is overstepping her authority by restricting businesses and other activities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the governor and the state’s attorney general disagree. Michigan Office of the Governor/via AP hide caption toggle caption Michigan Office of the Governor/via AP Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer […]

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Uber Cuts Thousands of Jobs, Citing Coronavirus Pandemic

Demand for rides has dropped sharply during the pandemic, exacerbating Uber’s financial woes. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Demand for rides has dropped sharply during the pandemic, exacerbating Uber’s financial woes. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Uber is cutting 3,700 jobs — about […]

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As Businesses Reopen, A Fight Is Brewing Over Worker Safety Lawsuits

Fume Bistro owner Terry Letson enters his restaurant in Napa, Calif., on Tuesday. A handful of businesses in Napa have made the decision to begin reopening their dining rooms with occupancy limits Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Fume Bistro owner […]

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The Risk Of Coronavirus In Afghanistan’s Prisons Is Complicating Peace Efforts

Jailed Taliban are seen inside the Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul in December. Prisoner release is a key pillar of the U.S.-Taliban agreement. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption toggle caption Rahmat Gul/AP Jailed Taliban are seen inside the Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul in December. Prisoner release is a key pillar of the U.S.-Taliban agreement. Rahmat Gul/AP In […]

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Officials Investigating Multiple COVID-19 Deaths At Massachusetts Soldiers’ Home

Flags and wreaths honor veterans on April 28, on the grounds of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke, Mass., where a number of people died due to the coronavirus. While the death toll at the state-run Holyoke Soldiers’ Home continues to climb, federal officials are investigating whether residents were denied proper medical care while the state’s […]

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From Loss Of Smell To ‘COVID Toes’: What Experts Are Learning About Symptoms

Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are emerging. megamix/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption megamix/Getty Images Fever, cough and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are emerging. megamix/Getty Images When the coronavirus pandemic first emerged, public […]

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White House Coronavirus Task Force Begins To Wind Down

Vice President Pence, President Trump and Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force, speak during a briefing last month. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Vice President Pence, President Trump and Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force, speak […]

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