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Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the […]

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Coronavirus cases grow in more than 30 states as the U.S. sets a record for average daily cases

Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit’s Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria, 35, who is seven months pregnant, attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 18, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Coronavirus cases are […]

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Putin says U.S. coronavirus pandemic and protests reflect ‘deep domestic crises’

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin during their teleconference meeting on Russia’s economy recovery on June 2, 2020. – Russian President Vladimir Putin has connected the U.S.’ handling of the coronavirus crisis with the widespread civil unrest and anti-racism protests in the country, according to Russian media reports. Putin said […]

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‘The second wave has begun’: U.S. doctor says medical system may be stressed if people aren’t careful

A second wave of coronavirus has started in the U.S. — and people need to remain careful or risk stressing out the health-care system again, said William Schaffner, a professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “The second wave has begun,” said the professor of medicine told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Monday. “We’re opening up across the country, but many, many people […]

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CDC warns U.S. may reimplement strict coronavirus measures if cases go up ‘dramatically’

With the relaxing of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, visitors crowd the boardwalk on Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, Maryland, May 23, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters States may need to reimplement the strict social distancing measures that were put in place earlier this year if U.S. coronavirus cases rise “dramatically,” a Centers for […]