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Florida could be the next New York in the coronavirus outbreak

Wednesday  19:51,   01 april 2020

Florida has reported more than 6,700 confirmed coronavirus cases in the last week, with 85 deaths and 850 hospitalizations. The state is quickly becoming the next national hot spot for COVID-19, yet health experts are concerned its government is... >>>

ER doctor on coronavirus: What needs to happen now — a 5 week national quarantine

Wednesday  19:51,   01 april 2020

It's time for the federal government to take serious action. Doing so will save lives.Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, expressed recently that 200,000 Americans could die even “if we do things... >>>

Ron Grossman: We must be vaccinated against politics if we're going to beat coronavirus

Wednesday  19:26,   01 april 2020

At a recent White House briefing, President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci stood side by side, debating an anti-malarial drug that the president has touted as a treatment for the coronavirus. Fauci, who heads the National Institute of Allergy... >>>

What happens in the 4th wave of the Covid-19 pandemic (opinion)

Wednesday  19:26,   01 april 2020

It is now clear that the epidemic has found a foothold not just in coastal cities, but also in mid-sized cities and towns across the country, writes Kent Sepkowitz, where a system held together by ambulances, helicopters, airplanes, goodwill -- and... >>>

Opinions | Bill Gates: Here’s how to make up for lost time on covid-19

Wednesday  19:16,   01 april 2020

With science-based decisions, we can save lives and get the country back to work. Read more: The Post’s View: Let health workers have the medical gear. But we should all start covering our faces. The Post’s View: Trump rightly extended pandemic... >>>

No, Martial Law Is Not Coming to America

Wednesday  18:06,   01 april 2020

There’s a long history of using the U.S. military to help alleviate domestic crises. It has yet to lead to military dictatorship.Amid the panic of the COVID-19 pandemic, with large swaths of the country stuck at home, the economy paralyzed, and... >>>

How the Coronavirus Outbreak Is Making the Fight for Abortion Access That Much Harder

Tuesday  22:10,   31 march 2020

Several states have tried to block access by labeling abortions as nonessential procedures. Healthcare facilities across the country are struggling to help the influx of patients affected by the novel coronavirus. A hospital in New York has brought... >>>

Conservatives privilege ideology over expertise in this global health crisis

Tuesday  21:51,   31 march 2020

This is yet another example of conservatives privileging ideology over expertise in the midst of a global health crisis. Pavone and the organization he leads, Priests for Life (PFL) has a history of using the abortion issue to support conservative... >>>

How to protect elections amid the coronavirus pandemic

Tuesday  19:32,   31 march 2020

At least seven states have postponed their presidential primaries in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. That has raised concerns about the other states that have state elections and federal primary elections planned for later this summer – and of >>>

Americans are making huge sacrifices. Make sure they’re worth it

Tuesday  19:32,   31 march 2020

With last week’s jaw-dropping unemployment figures showing 3.3 million people applied for unemployment insurance, it is increasingly clear just how seriously Americans are facing abrupt and devastating personal consequences due to our prudent and... >>>

Making America sick again: How anti-immigrant measures will worsen the coronavirus pandemic

Tuesday  18:40,   31 march 2020

The past few weeks, as life in the U.S. came to a halt, President Trump promised to “take care of the American public” in the “war with a foreign virus.” Trump continues to use the COVID-19 pandemic to push forward his racist and xenophobic agenda,... >>>

The Problem With Being ‘at War’ With the Coronavirus

Tuesday  18:01,   31 march 2020

Leaders invoking battle terminology to galvanize national action risk achieving the opposite.If curbing the spread of the coronavirus is akin to being “at war,” then it is unlike any war the world has ever... >>>

Opinions | Can Andrew Cuomo become FDR?

Tuesday  17:47,   31 march 2020

The answer lies in whether he continues to embrace society's fundamental inequalities.Andrew M. Cuomo is having quite a moment. Using the bully pulpit that the first Gov. Roosevelt, Theodore, made famous, the current governor of the Empire State >>>

Why China Must Be Held Accountable for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday  17:47,   31 march 2020

For the sake of morality, political governance, and the future, the world must ensure that the Chinese regime pays for its malfeasance.The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is waging a ferocious, global propaganda campaign designed to deflect blame for... >>>

Here's why it's critical for Texas to take the Medicaid expansion

Tuesday  16:52,   31 march 2020

The high cost of COVID treatment will lead symptomatic Texans to skip testing or delay getting care until their symptoms have seriously progressed. Medicaid in Texas is currently available only to children, pregnant women, people with disabilities,... >>>