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Public Health Expert’s Warning: U.S. On Course To Hit 100,000 Daily COVID-19 Infections

The United States will “in the coming weeks” start to record 100,000 new COVID-19 infections every single day, public health expert Dr. Ashish Jha warned Tuesday. “We’re rising quickly,” the Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “If we just go back about six, seven weeks ago to Labor Day we […]

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Biden Blasts Trump As U.S. COVID-19 Cases Mount And Pence Staff Endures Outbreak

MANCHESTER, N.H./WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence forged ahead with campaigning on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic. With nine days to go […]

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‘Flying Blind’: Top U.S. Immunologist Quits Over Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response

A top U.S. public health official resigned from the Trump administration Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s chaotic and politicalized response to the coronavirus crisis. Dr. Rick Bright outlined his reasons for leaving the National Institutes of Health, where he was working on a program to expand national COVID-19 testing capacity, in a blistering op-ed published […]

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As Cold Weather Arrives, U.S. States See Record Increases In COVID-19 Cases

(Reuters) — Nine U.S. states have reported record increases in COVID-19 cases over the last seven days, mostly in the upper Midwest and West where chilly weather is forcing more activities indoors. On Saturday alone, four states — Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana and Wisconsin — saw record increases in new cases and nationally nearly 49,000 new infections were […]

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As U.S. Surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 Deaths, Experts Warn Of ‘Perfect Storm’ Flu Season

More than 200,000 people have now died of the novel coronavirus in the United States, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The U.S. reached the grim pandemic milestone on Tuesday — amid growing concerns among medical professionals of a potential “perfect storm” for both COVID-19 and influenza infections as temperatures begin to dip in […]

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As Scores Of U.S. Universities See Coronavirus Outbreaks, Nation Tops 6 Million Cases

The United States on Monday surpassed 6 million confirmed coronavirus cases as recorded infections surge at some universities nationwide, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. At least 183,000 people nationwide have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus that was first documented in China in December. As of Monday, the U.S. continued […]