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CDC Quietly Releases Reopening Guidance Initially Shelved By White House

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials have quietly released more reopening guidance that was created more than a month ago but initially shelved. As with other recently released guidance, religious organizations were not included. Instead, the document has advice for childcare facilities, schools, day camps, mass transit systems, restaurants, bars and other businesses and […]

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Infectious Disease Expert Explains Why White House Coronavirus Testing ‘Not Smart’ At All

Infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm on Wednesday criticized the White House’s coronavirus testing protocol, saying it was not an example of smart testing and likening it to giving squirt guns to Secret Service agents to protect President Donald Trump. Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, […]

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GOP Advances Judicial Nominee Who Called Affordable Care Act ‘Illegitimate’

WASHINGTON ― Amid a national health emergency that has left millions of Americans out of a job and worrying about health insurance, Senate Republicans moved forward Wednesday with confirming a judicial nominee who has called the Affordable Care Act “illegitimate,” “perverse” and “liberal-utopia-dictated healthcare.” The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for Cory Wilson, […]