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U.S. Coronavirus Testing Will Initially Focus On Health Care Workers, Elderly

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s effort to rapidly expand testing for the coronavirus will initially focus on screening health care workers and the elderly, Trump administration officials said Sunday. Members of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force attempted to flesh out their plan to screen thousands of Americans for the virus amid growing […]

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Critically Ill Passenger On Cruise Ship Off San Francisco Evacuated For Medical Care

A “critically ill” passenger from a cruise ship stranded off San Francisco Bay due to coronavirus fears was evacuated from the Grand Princess for medical care. It wasn’t immediately known if the passenger was suffering from coronavirus symptoms. “At 7:15 this morning, we successfully evacuated the critically-ill guest,” the captain said Saturday in a video taken […]

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Democrats Did Something Big On Health Care And Nobody Is Paying Attention

House Democrats passed a major health care bill last December, one that promises substantial, much-needed relief to Americans struggling with cost of prescription drugs. Yet somehow, almost no one outside of Washington seems to be paying attention. The most important provision of the bill would allow the federal government to negotiate directly with manufacturers over […]