Stories tagged: "COVID-19 deaths"


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A New York City Nurse Lost Both Parents to COVID—and She’s Still Experiencing Symptoms Herself

Cathrine Solomon also contracted COVID-19 and is now a “long-hauler,” having experienced symptoms for more than seven months.

Since January, the president has tried to convince the public that the coronavirus will simply go away on its own at least 38 times.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
A Long Yet Somehow Incomplete List of Times Trump Downplayed the Virus

Since January, the president has tried to convince the public that the coronavirus will simply go away on its own at least 38 times. To help make sense of these moments, here is a timeline breaking down the several instances the president has denied the severity of the virus.

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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."

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‘Blood on Their Hands’: Americans Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19 Blast Government Response

Three Americans who lost family members to COVID-19 blame the US government for failing to prioritize fighting the virus and its lack of leadership.

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Remembering Mark Anthony Urquiza: ‘His Smile Just Lit Up the Entire Room’

Mark Urquiza passed away on June 30, 2020, after a three-week battle with COVID-19. He was 65 years old.

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Remembering George Washington Jr.: A Man With the Voice of a Giant

Washington passed away from COVID-19 on June 24 at the age of 81. “The void he leaves in his community and in our family’s life is unfillable. He was a tremendous human being."

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Remembering Isabelle Papadimitriou: ‘She Was a Very Proud Grandmother’

Papadimitriou died in a Dallas, Texas, hospital on July 4, 2020. She only had 11 months with her granddaughter before COVID-19 took her life.