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Popular American Tourist Destinations Saturated With Coronavirus Cases In a Few Days

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Jacob Greenberg, chairman of the Blaine County, Idaho, Commission, is worried that his son, daughter-in-law and grandson might have coronavirus. Colleagues from county committees may have it, too. Metropolises like New York City and New Orleans have seen a recent explosion of coronavirus cases. But rural counties in Colorado, Utah and Idaho, where hordes of visitors flock each year to …

US States and Cities Are Being Overtaken by the Coronavirus Cases Passing China and Italy

US States and Cities Are Being Overtaken by the Coronavirus Cases Passing China and Italy

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New coronavirus hot spots are emerging in the Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans areas — and health officials there are pleading for medical resources to meet the surges. Michigan’s roughly 3,000 cases are nearly a tenfold increase from March 19, and officials there say the federal government needs to prioritize states like theirs that face case surges, rather than having governors compete for …

The United States Currently has the Most Reported Coronavirus Cases in the World

The United States Currently has the Most Reported Coronavirus Cases in the World

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The United States now has more coronavirus cases reported than any other country in the world. According to CNN reporting, there are now at least 82,100 coronavirus cases reported in the United States. Johns Hopkins University places that estimate at 85,505 cases. China is currently reporting 81,782 cases, according to JHU. Italy is third globally in total reported coronavirus cases …

Unemployment Benefit Claims are Going High on Record Because of Coronavirus

Unemployment Benefit Claims are Going High on Record Because of Coronavirus

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The Senate approved a bill that promises a $1,200 payout to millions of Americans. Hospitals in New York and New Orleans struggle to cope. London is seeing a surge in patients, and deaths in Spain passed 4,000. More than 3.2 million people filed unemployment claims in the U.S. last week, a record amount. The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion …

Vote Appears Impending for Final Coronavirus Stimulus Bill, but Will Pelosi Get Her Wish Through

Vote Appears Impending for Final Coronavirus Stimulus Bill, but Will Pelosi Get Her Wish Through

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The long-awaited Senate vote on the coronavirus stimulus compromise bill is finally imminent Wednesday night, Fox News is told, and the final bill text now circulating on Capitol Hill omits a slew of items from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s version of the legislation. Although nothing is definite yet, the Senate is expected to begin debating an amendment from Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., shortly. The …

Coronavirus Patients Start to Overwhelm US Hospitals and Care Facilities

Coronavirus Patients Start to Overwhelm US Hospitals and Care Facilities

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“We ended up getting our first positive patients — and that’s when all hell broke loose,” said one New York City doctor. The doctor, who spoke to CNN on condition of anonymity out of concern for his job, described a hospital that was woefully unprepared for an influx of Covid-19 patients that started roughly two weeks ago — which has …

Could the US Become the Next Coronavirus Epicenter, and Can It be Reversed

Could the US Become the Next Coronavirus Epicenter, and Can It be Reversed

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There’s still time to stop the United States from becoming the next epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a World Health Organization spokeswoman told CNN on Wednesday. “The potential is there, but you’ve still got time to turn it around,” WHO’s Margaret Harris said. Though the number of cases and deaths continues to grow in the United States, it’s possible to reverse …

$2 Trillion Approved to Save US Economy From the Cornonavirus Crisis

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The White House and Senate leaders announced agreement Wednesday on an unparalleled, $2 trillion emergency bill to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the largest economic rescue bill in history. The package is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession or worse and a …

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New York City’s ERs Are Overwhelmed with Coronavirus Cases

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A “cacophony of coughing” in packed emergency rooms. Beds squeezed in wherever there is space. Overworked, sleep-deprived doctors and nurses rationed to one face mask a day and wracked by worry about a dwindling number of available ventilators. Such is the reality inside New York City’s hospitals, which have become the war-zone-like epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus crisis. Faced with …