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|Her granddaughter was sick, so Dr. Birx stayed home: 'You can’t take that kind of risk' around the president
Dr. Deborah Birx, one of the two leading medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force, said Monday that out of deference to social-distancing rules she had stayed away from her daughter’s house — even though her 10-month-old granddaughter had registered a fever of 105 degrees over the
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 8:22 PM
|Dr. Fauci says America getting back to normal and where it was before the coronavirus crisis 'might not ever happen' without a vaccine
"If you want to get back to pre-coronavirus, that might not ever happen in the sense that the threat is there," Fauci said.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 8:05 PM
|Supreme Court rejects church challenge to ban on bus ads
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Catholic church in Washington, D.C., that sought to place religious-themed ads on public buses. The justices are leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling that found no fault with the Washington transit agency policy that banned all issue-oriented advertisements on the region’s rail and bus system. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington sought to place an ad on the outside of public buses in the fall of 2017.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 9:50 AM
|Iran will never ask U.S. for coronavirus help: official
Iran will never ask the United States for help in the fight against the new coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rejected offers from Washington of humanitarian assistance for Iran, the Middle Eastern country so far worst-affected by the coronavirus, with 3,739 deaths and 60,500 people infected according to the latest figures on Monday.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 5:35 AM
|What does a state of emergency mean for Japan?
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to announce a state of emergency as soon as Tuesday in several parts of the country, including Tokyo, where coronavirus infections are spiking. The declaration is not nationwide. Abe said Monday it would cover Tokyo, as well as neighbouring Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama, the western hub of Osaka and neighbouring Hyogo, as well as the southwestern region of Fukuoka.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 6:37 AM
|New York coronavirus deaths 'effectively flat' as U.S. braces for peak cases in hot spots
New York state remains at the center of the coronavirus outbreak with more than one-third of all cases in the United States. "Now is not the time to be lax," Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 5:44 PM
|'We'll be the only ones left': Gen X says they're better prepared for the coronavirus pandemic than any other generation
Gen Z is getting called out for partying and baby boomers are being chided for socializing during the pandemic, but Gen X is having their moment.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 4:24 PM
|Time to put China on lockdown for its dishonesty amid coronavirus crisis
China’s response was inept, dishonest and utterly inconsiderate of the world. We need to teach the Chinese government a lesson.
POSTED APRIL 07, 2020 12:01 AM
|Coronavirus: Africa will not be testing ground for vaccine, says WHO
Two doctors sparked outrage after suggesting a vaccine for coronavirus could be tested in Africa.
POSTED APRIL 06, 2020 6:52 PM
|Trump coronavirus task force 'beginning to see glimmers of progress,' but models still show 100,000 U.S. deaths from virus
The Trump administration said Sunday that it was “beginning to see the glimmers of progress” in the fight to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the United States and across the globe.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 8:33 PM