Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


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.

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.

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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.

President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Causes Neurological Issues in Most Hospitalized Patients, Study Finds
32% of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Suffered Altered Brain Function, Study Finds

More than 7 million Americans have survived COVID-19, but evidence is growing that the virus is leaving many of them with neurological symptoms.

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, stacks of ballot envelopes waiting to be mailed are seen at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C. A federal judge has blocked updated North Carolina absentee voting rules that gave voters more leeway to fix witness problems and extended the period when elections boards could accept mailed-in ballots. U.S. District Judge James Dever issued a temporary retraining order on Saturday, Oct. 3 that blocked the updated rules that resulted from a legal settlement with voting rights advocates. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
With Election 27 Days Away, Federal Judge Weighs NC Absentee Ballot Rules

NC and Republican party officials battle over changes to witness requirement for absentee ballots, a key consideration in a pandemic election.