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Senate to vote on $500 billion GOP coronavirus stimulus bill Wednesday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 10, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Senate will vote on a $ 500 billion coronavirus stimulus bill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday, as a larger bipartisan deal remains elusive despite continued talks between top… Read More »

President Trump Taken to Hospital After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — President Donald Trump was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center via the Marine One helicopter Friday evening, less than 24 hours after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump is struggling with a fever, a cough and nasal congestion, among other symptoms, two officials… Read More »

U.S. health officials struggled to get public to cooperate with coronavirus contact tracing, new CDC study says

The Care19 mobile app, which the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota have asked residents to download to assist in contact tracing during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen on a phone, April 24, 2020. Dave Paresh | Reuters Despite “aggressive” efforts to ramp up contact tracing, health departments are… Read More »

Texas pushes forward with business reopenings as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations slide, Gov. Abbott says

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol March 29, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Tom Fox | Getty Images Texas is allowing more… Read More »