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As US passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths, experts at Johns Hopkins call for reset in national response

The first death in the US was reported on February 29. The country reached 50,000 deaths 54 days later on April 23, and 34 days later, on May 27, crossed 100,000 deaths. It has taken 63 days to add another 50,000 to reach the 150,000 mark. “I think the fact that we as a country …

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COVID-19 Response is a Family Affair for EIS Alums

CDC deployers practice in personal protective equipment before going door-to-door to investigate a COVID-19 outbreak in Utah. Top row, L-R: Eric Pevzner, Rebecca Chancey, Michelle O’Hegarty, Phillip Salvatore, Jeni Vuong, Henry Njuguna. Front, L-R: Vickie Fields, Cuc Tran, Katie Battey. Close CDC deployers practice in personal protective equipment before going door-to-door to investigate a COVID-19 …

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Philadelphia Eagles RT Lane Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus, 2 Others Placed On Reserve/COVID-19 List – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson wrote in a tweet Wednesday that he feels “feel strong and ready to go.” pic.twitter.com/I1U8RwnIyZ — Lane Johnson (@LaneJohnson65) July 29, 2020 Johnson, along with offensive tackle Jordan Mailata and linebacker Nathan Gerry, were placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on …

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Democrats announce convention schedule, party officers for 2020 gathering transformed by coronavirus

Democrats, who are poised to formally nominate presumptive nominee Joe Biden in a few short weeks, announced on Wednesday evening a preliminary schedule for the four days of the national convention. Biden is slated to deliver his acceptance speech from Milwaukee on Thursday, the final night of the convention, which is scheduled for Aug. 17-20. …

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California and Florida hit new daily record high coronavirus deaths

Both California and Florida — the two states with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country — set new records for single-day coronavirus deaths on Wednesday. The heartbreaking milestones come as the U.S. surpasses 150,000 deaths from the virus.  California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said 197 people in the state died from …

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Biden slams Trump for promoting false COVID-19 claims from ‘crazy woman’

Joe Biden on Wednesday excoriated President Donald Trump for promoting on Twitter the dubious claims of Dr. Stella Immanuel, the Houston doctor who’s claimed to have effectively treated hundreds of COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, who the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee called a “crazy woman.” In a virtual event with the UnidosUS Action Fund, a nonprofit …

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Tracy Morgan and wife Megan Wollover file for divorce

It’s over for Tracy Morgan and wife Megan Wollover. “Sadly, after nearly five years of marriage, Megan and I are filing for divorce. This is a challenging time for all involved, so I ask that you please respect our privacy,” Morgan told People in a statement Wednesday. The “30 Rock” actor, 51, and Wollover, 33, …

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California again breaks record for coronavirus deaths

California has again broken a new record for the most coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, with 167 deaths reported on Tuesday. It’s the third time this month that California has broken a single-day record for deaths and the second time in just a week, according to the Los Angeles Times’ California coronavirus tracker, which …

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Coronavirus Surges In Smaller Cities Test Hospital Capacity : NPR

Judy and Larry Pichon on their wedding day in 1986. Judy had a rare autoimmune disease and was unable to get an ICU bed in July because they were full, and she died. If it weren’t for the pandemic, Larry believes his wife would be alive. Larry Pichon hide caption toggle caption Larry Pichon Judy …

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Chicago police officer Dion Boyd dies by suicide at police facility

Officers salute outside the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as an ambulance passes, containing the body of a Chicago Police officer, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Chicago. (Photo: Ashlee Rezin Garcia, AP) CHICAGO – A newly-promoted Chicago police officer and father of two has died by suicide, city officials said Tuesday – at least the second officer this year …

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