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U.S. Passes 3 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 3 million on Wednesday as the nation logged record rises in daily infections. The grim milestone, tallied by researchers at John Hopkins University, came almost exactly a month after the U.S. passed 2 million COVID-19 cases. The U.S. has the world’s highest number of reported cases […]

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Scientist Behind Coronavirus Study Contradicts Trump Claim That He Saved 2 Million Lives

President Donald Trump has boasted repeatedly that he saved 2.2 million lives from COVID-19, using a figure in a British modeling study to support his claim. That’s not true, the lead author of that report — epidemiologist Neil Ferguson — told HuffPost, adding that the number of American lives ultimately lost to the disease will depend on what states do from […]

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Global Coronavirus Cases Rise To More Than 11 Million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. The number of cases is more than double the figure for severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to […]

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Trump’s New COVID-19 Czar Holds $10 Million In Stock Options In Vaccine Company

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has slammed COVID-19 vaccine czar Moncef Slaoui’s “huge conflict of interest” after Securities and Exchange Commission filings revealed he holds $ 10 million in stock options in one of the companies working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Warren demanded that Slaoui “divest immediately.” It is a huge conflict of interest for the White […]