Stories tagged: "pandemic"

Third wave of coronavirus hits US
How Biden Wants to Go to War With the Third COVID Wave

The United States is facing a third wave of coronavirus-related hospitalizations. It's another indication of how poorly President Donald Trump has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Trump Told Americans Not to Be Afraid of COVID-19. These Survivors Say That Was a ‘Slap in the Face.’

“Having been so fully impacted the way we have been, it’s hard to hear somebody else seem nonchalant about it."

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Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.

The care Trump is likely to receive in the coming days will set him apart from most people who’ve contracted the virus, a disproportionate percentage of whom have been Black, Latino, or low-income.

Coronavirus Cases on the Rise
Trump Administration Pulled Money from CDC for an Ad Campaign and Now COVID Cases Are Surging Again

A COVID-19 ad campaign that aims to "defeat despair" around the virus took $300 million away from the CDC.

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90% of Americans Still Vulnerable to COVID-19 Infection, CDC Director Says

As 21 states report a surge in new COVID-19 cases, public health officials are warning 90% of Americans are still susceptible to infection.

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‘Blood on Their Hands’: Americans Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19 Blast Government Response

Three Americans who lost family members to COVID-19 blame the US government for failing to prioritize fighting the virus and its lack of leadership.

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House Republicans Tried to End Gov. Wolf’s Emergency Declaration Once and for All. They Failed.

Here’s what you need to know about the latest in the GOP’s ongoing fight to limit the governor’s emergency powers.