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As Coronavirus Spreads, Poison Hotlines See Rise in Accidents With Cleaning Products
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As awareness of the coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the United States, doctors who monitor activity at poison call centers have noticed an alarming trend: a significant increase in accidental exposures to household cleaners and disinfectants. A ...[Read more]
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Argentina to Soon Welcome 200 Cuban Doctors for COVID-19 Fight
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Argentina’s government confirmed Sunday night that a contingent of 202 Cuban doctors will arrive in the South American nation to help local health professionals with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. "The idea is for them to contribute and join medic ...[Read more]
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The untold story behind America’s biggest outbreak
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The Smithfield pork plant, located in a Republican-led state that is one of five in the US that has not issued any kind of shelter-in-place order, has become a microcosm illustrating the socioeconomic disparities laid bare by the global pandemic. While ma ...[Read more]
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The White House Has Erected A Blockade Stopping States and Hospitals From Getting Coronavirus PPE
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Whenever you start to think that the federal government under Donald Trump has hit a moral bottom, it finds a new way to shock and horrify. Over the last few weeks, it has started to appear as though, in addition to abandoning the states to their own devi ...[Read more]
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Democrats’ Big Coronavirus Idea Is to Subsidize Health Insurers
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An unprecedented number of people are losing their jobs in the United States right now. Because of the employer-dependent health care labyrinth we have set up, that means an unprecedented number are also losing their health insurance. The new group of uni ...[Read more]
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Illinois Governor arranging secret flights from China to bring millions of masks and gloves to Illinois
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker is planning to obtain millions of masks and gloves from China and bring those supplies back to Illinois on charter jets — but he’s keeping the details secret out of fear the Trump administration might seize the cargo for the federal ...[Read more]
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US coronavirus death toll rises to 40,000, almost double Italy’s figures – Reuters tally
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The number of people who have died in the US due to Covid-19 climbed to over 40,000 on Sunday, according to calculations by Reuters. The American death toll is the highest in the world and is almost two times larger than the figures from Italy, which is ...[Read more]
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US alerted Israel, NATO to disease outbreak in China in November — TV report
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White House was reportedly not interested in the intel, but it was passed onto NATO, IDF; when it reached Israel's Health Ministry, 'nothing was done' US intelligence agencies alerted Israel to the coronavirus outbreak in China already in November, Israe ...[Read more]
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Biden Stumbles Through Televised Interview on Coronavirus Response: ‘You Know, There’s — During World War II, You Know, Where Roosevelt Came Up With A Thing’
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Joe Biden on Friday stumbled through an interview on his proposed response to the coronavirus pandemic.Following a long and disjointed introduction, Biden appeared to suggest policy proposals similar to those Franklin D. Roosevelt employed to coordinate m ...[Read more]
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Stanford study finds Covid-19 infection rate likely 50-85 times higher than reported, but could mean mortality rate is much lower
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A study out of Stanford University tested California residents and found that the Covid-19 infection rate is likely far higher than has been reported, but the virus could also be less deadly than commonly believed. Researchers used 3,300 residents in Sant ...[Read more]
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Are western Europe’s food supplies worth more than east European workers’ health? | Costi Rogozanu and Daniela Gabor
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The health threat facing fruit and vegetable pickers flown in from quarantined Romania underlines Europe’s inequalities, say Costi Rogozanu and Daniela Gabor. Many farm owners seem happier in any case to have rapid access to the “easterners”. In the ...[Read more]
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