Stories tagged: "public health"

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It’s a Public Health Crisis First: 10 Non-Political Coronavirus Updates You Need to Know

Here are 10 essential non-political developments you should know happened this week about coronavirus, in no particular order.

FILE - In this March 16, 2020 file photo, a subject receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine by Moderna for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
8 Things You Need to Know About Coronavirus That Have Nothing to Do With Politics

While the pandemic feels as if it’s been a long ordeal in a flurry of news updates and political debates, the world is still learning about the new coronavirus.

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Former CDC Directors: Trump’s COVID Response Is Like ‘Fighting Blindfolded’

Four former CDC directors co-authored an op-ed lambasting President Trump for putting politics over science in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump’s Rush to Resume Classes Is ‘Reprehensible,’ Educators Say

Wisconsin teachers say they know bullying when they see it, as President Trump, Education Secretary DeVos, Rep. Tiffany and others attack public schools.

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COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking in More Than 35 States and Trump Just Withdrew From the World Health Organization

The Trump administration on Tuesday officially notified the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the World Health Organization.

No, Hand Sanitizer Is Not Going to Catch Fire In Your Hot Car
No, Hand Sanitizer Is Not Going to Catch Fire In Your Hot Car

Provided you keep your car out of volcanoes, metal foundries, and the sun, you have nothing to worry about.

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POLL: Black Americans Are 3 Times as Likely as Whites to Know Someone Who Died from COVID-19

As the U.S. death toll approaches 100,000 and confirmed cases of COVID-19 top 1.5 million in the country, there has been no national moment of mourning.