Stories tagged: "COVID-19"

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9 Times Trump Lied About Coronavirus in May Alone

Even as the death toll surpassed more than 100,000 Americans last month, Trump pushed a dangerous narrative that the situation is more under control than it actually is.

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This Republican Senator Criticized Trump for Withdrawing From the World Health Organization Amid a Pandemic

“Withdrawing U.S. membership could, among other things, interfere with clinical trials that are essential to the development of vaccines,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee.

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Where Is It Actually Safe to Go? We Asked 6 Medical Experts.

As more businesses and public spaces reopen and Americans feel increasing social isolation, many are wondering which activities might be safe to resume.

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Trump Reverses ‘Heartless Policy’ That Snatched Benefits From National Guard Members

The reversal comes after a wave of backlash from lawmakers and top defense department officials.

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Trump and Biden’s Responses to the 100,000 Death Milestone Could Not Have Been More Different

President Trump spent Wednesday falsely accusing social media platforms of censorship, repeating his lies that vote-by-mail is a “scam,” mocking Joe Biden’s effort to wear a face mask, and sharing a video that begins with a man saying, “The only good Democrat is a dead Democrat.”

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Trump Says His ‘Authority Is Total.’ That Is Simply Not True.

“It's not that the president doesn't have a remarkable amount of power to respond to a public health crisis. It’s that these are not the powers he has."

The number of figures (1000) illustrates just 1% of the official count of people who've died from COVID-19. Graphic via Desirée Tapia for COURIER
The U.S. Has Officially Passed 100,000 Deaths From Coronavirus. The Real Number Is Likely Much Higher.

The current death toll could actually be as high as 125,000 Americans, according to a New York Times analysis.