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But as some states loosen or let go of their stay-at-home orders, researchers predict a higher death toll from coronavirus this summer than previously expected. By Sunday, more than 1.1 million people in the US have been infected with coronavirus, and more than 66,000 have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. States such
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Men look at cattle at a stockyard in Lexington, Nebraska, U.S., on Friday, April 24, 2020. Nebraska businesses that have laid off workers during the coronavirus crisis could be forced to repay tax credits and other incentives they have received through the states main business-incentive program, the state Department of Revenue said. Dan Brouillette |
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But pandemic experts say reopening the country is a “big mistake.” “You’re making a big mistake. It’s going to cost lives,” Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and disaster preparedness specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, told CNN on Friday. Redlener and Joseph Fair, a senior fellow in pandemic policy at Texas A&M University, sent a
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Omar Rodriguez, works at the funeral home, counts the caskets with full of Covid-19 dead bodies at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home in Queens, New York City, United States on April 29, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images It is “unconscionable” and “absolutely unacceptable” that a Brooklyn funeral home left corpses
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The ILO estimated that people in informal work have experienced a 60% drop in income in the first month of the coronavirus crisis. Rattanakun Thongbun / EyeEm/Getty Images Some 1.6 billion people in informal work, which is nearly half the global workforce, have become at risk of losing income as a result of the coronavirus
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There are at least 1,002,498 cases of the virus across the US, according to a tally from health officials by John Hopkins University. The grim milestone comes after seven coronavirus models anticipate a rise in cases that will depend on how much “contact reduction” Americans practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The models estimate
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Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling said that scientists working on a drug trial for famotidine, a common heartburn medication, have “a reasonable confidence” that the drug may make a difference in the treatment of Covid-19 patients.  “It’s one of many trials we’re doing, but we believe in the next two weeks or so we’ll have
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David Ho, scientific director and chief executive officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, speaks at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2013. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg via Getty Images Jonathan Alcorn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dr. David Ho has more experience than most with
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Medical staff shows on February 26, 2020 packets of a Nivaquine, tablets containing chloroquine and Plaqueril, tablets containing hydroxychloroquine, drugs that has shown signs of effectiveness against coronavirus. Gerard Julien | AFP | Getty Images Citing a “primary outcome” of death, researchers cut short a study testing anti-malaria drug chloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19
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States like Georgia should experiment with reopening their economies from their coronavirus shutdowns in order to save small businesses, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday, calling it “the biggest story there is.”  “I’m in the camp that just says. ‘We’ve got to try something.’ We have to. And if that makes me into a right-wing lunatic,
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Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin speaks with President Donald J. Trump and members of the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, April 02, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said
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Protesters from a grassroots organization called REOPEN NC demonstrate against the North Carolina coronavirus lockdown at a parking lot adjacent to the North Carolina State Legislature in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 14, 2020. Logan Cyrus | AFP | Getty Images Would you be willing to give up your individual rights for the sake of
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