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Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández Hospitalized With COVID-19 And Pneumonia

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The hospitalization of Honduras’ president with COVID-19 and pneumonia Wednesday has drawn attention to another country struggling under the pandemic’s strain as cases rise sharply in the capital. President Juan Orlando Hernández announced late Tuesday that he and his wife had tested positive for the virus. Just hours later he was […]

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Medical Journal Pleads With Voters To Pick President Who’ll Put Health Ahead Of Politics

The prestigious Lancet medical journal published a scathing and unusual editorial Friday pleading with American voters to pick a president this election who will “understand that public health should not be guided by partisan politics.” The editorial slams the Trump administration’s “inconsistent and incoherent national response” to the COVID-19 crisis as cases continue to grow. […]

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Conservative Columnist Max Boot Looks At History, Concludes Trump Is Worst President Ever

A conservative columnist says President Donald Trump has reached a historic new low: worst president of all time. “With his catastrophic mishandling of the coronavirus, Trump has established himself as the worst president in U.S. history,” wrote Max Boot of The Washington Post.  Boot, a persistent critic of the president, wrote Sunday that he tried to […]

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AMA President Has A Stark Warning About Trump’s Coronavirus Treatment Advice

Against the advice of medical experts, President Donald Trump again promoted the use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as treatment for coronavirus on Sunday, asking “What do you have to lose?” The American Medical Association’s top doctor says lives could be lost. “There could be negative side effects,” said Dr. Patrice Harris, president of the AMA, during an […]

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Navajo Nation President: U.S. Government Ignoring Native Americans Amid Coronavirus

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said Tuesday that the U.S. government “once again has ignored” the country’s Indigenous people, accusing federal officials of failing to deliver enough much-needed resources to help fight the coronavirus. During a town hall that aired live on Facebook, Nez urged residents of his nation, the largest American Indian territory in […]

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Dr. Leana Wen Out As Planned Parenthood President

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What President Trump Got Wrong About Abortion in His State of the Union Address

The Trump administration made its stance on restricting reproductive rights very clear during last night's State of the Union address. President Donald Trump spent a solid chunk of time speaking about the "chilling" state of abortion legislation today—particularly laws that protect a person's right to an abortion later in a pregnancy. His remarks contained a […]