Stories tagged: "coronavirus"

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Answers Constituents' Questions At Philadelphia Town Hall
All You Need to Know About Thursday’s Town Halls Is Biden Stood With Science. Trump Didn’t.

While President Trump cast doubt on the need for masks and contradicted his own scientists, Joe Biden said he would rely on scientists and urged Americans to wear masks.

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The Holidays Are Coming and Nothing Feels Normal. Here Are Six Tips to Cope.

Being forced to break with long-time traditions, especially during the holidays, can lead to sadness, frustration, and a feeling of disconnectedness. Here are some ways to cope.

Third wave of coronavirus hits US
How Biden Wants to Go to War With the Third COVID Wave

The United States is facing a third wave of coronavirus-related hospitalizations. It's another indication of how poorly President Donald Trump has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.

President Trump Holds First Campaign Rally Since Coronavirus Diagnosis
Trump’s Rallies Have Previously Been Connected to COVID Cases. And They’re Back.

Despite the threat that large, unmasked crowds pose for spreading the virus—not to mention a pattern of coronavirus surges in regions following his events—the president has been adamant about holding more in-person events.

Coverage gaps in covid care
COVID Patients Are Slipping Through the Coverage Cracks and Getting Big Bills

Melissa Szymanski spent five hours in a Hartford, Connecticut, emergency room in late March and wound up with bills totaling about $3,200.

John Walter (left) and his son Brian (Image via Brian Walter)
Trump Told Americans Not to Be Afraid of COVID-19. These Survivors Say That Was a ‘Slap in the Face.’

“Having been so fully impacted the way we have been, it’s hard to hear somebody else seem nonchalant about it."

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., responds to Vice President Mike Pence during the vice presidential debate Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Harris Demanded Leadership From Pence and Trump on COVID, but Pence Has Failed on Public Health Crises Before

As governor of Indiana, an uncontrolled HIV outbreak in Indiana spread for months on Pence's watch. He currently heads the White House Coronavirus Task Force.