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‘So selfish’: Northam raps anti-quarantine protesters

The disregard for social distancing at the protests, Northam said, doesn’t endanger the health of just the attendees. “What they’re doing at the end of…

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More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study

Researchers did not track side effects, but noted hints that hydroxychloroquine might have damaged other organs. The drug has long been known to have potentially…

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NIH panel issues first guidance on coronavirus drugs

The administrative building of the National Institutes of Health. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Coronavirus treatment guidelines issued by a government panel conclude there is…

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Boris Johnson and Donald Trump agree to ‘coordinated’ response to coronavirus

President Donald Trump with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the annual NATO summit in 2019 in Watford, England. | Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images LONDON…

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Cuomo and Trump both call Oval Office testing conversation ‘productive’

Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump watch a video of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaking during a coronavirus task force briefing |…

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Public health experts are now the bad guys

The Covid-19 pandemic has put scientists in a difficult position. Little-known epidemiologists and virologists are now in front of the cameras telling people to stay…

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Senate Intel report confirms Russia aimed to help Trump in 2016

Senators and committee aides examined everything from the sources and methods used for the intelligence-gathering, to the Kremlin’s actions itself. The 158-page report is heavily…

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FDA authorizes first at-home coronavirus sample collection kit

LabCorp plans to make the kits, which require the patient fill out a questionnaire and obtain a recommendation from a health care provider, more broadly…

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Senate eyes passage Tuesday for latest coronavirus relief

This week’s legislation is expected to deliver roughly $300 billion for the exhausted Paycheck Protection Program, and about $60 billion of that will be earmarked…

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Lobbyists ask EU to pause new laws

To some, it’s a fair ask that will help industries cope with the scale of the crisis as Europe’s economy stutters. To others, it’s a…

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