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Labs are testing 100,000 people each day for the coronavirus. That's still not enough.

Public and private labs now complete more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests each day. Still, many are denied tests and labs struggle with a growing backlog.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: US braces for 'horrific' weeks as deaths top 5,000; Los Angeles mayor tells residents to wear masks; Dow slumps

More than 1,000 people died of coronavirus Wednesday, pushing the death toll over 5,000 and likely signaling the beginning of a "very painful" period.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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College students want to change how they're graded as coronavirus pandemic disrupts everything

College students say their lives have been disrupted and they can't focus on online classes. "There are just too many other stressors," one said.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Burials without funerals, grief without hugs: Coronavirus is changing how we say goodbye

Gone are public funerals filled with mourners who cry, laugh, linger and reminisce. Technology is helping to fill the void, though never completely.         [Author: NorthJersey.com]
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A New Jersey doctor is the first emergency physician to die from coronavirus in the US

Frank Gabrin, 60, died in his husband's arms just days after he developed symptoms consistent with the virus. He was a two-time cancer survivor.         [Author: NorthJersey.com]
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Young doctor: I have coronavirus advice for people my age. Step back, stay healthy

What my generation does matters to older and medically vulnerable people, but also to us. We are susceptible to the coronavirus and can get very sick.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus crisis, cruise ships' arrival, Storytellers Project: 5 things to know Thursday

Michigan's governor will hold a coronavirus town hall, two more cruise ships are set to arrive in Florida and more news you need to know Thursday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jim Edmonds confirms in an Instagram Story that he tested positive for COVID-19

Former MLB All-Star Jim Edmonds confirmed in an Instagram Story that he did test positive for COVID-19 and is now symptom free.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dallas Cowboys agree to terms with Aldon Smith, who last played in an NFL game in 2015

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former All-Pro defensive end Aldon Smith, who last played in the NFL in 2015.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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California engineer ran train 'off the end of rail tracks' in attempted attack on USNS Mercy in Los Angeles, DOJ says

A California man faces federal charges after officials say he ran a train "at full speed off the end of rail tracks" near the U.S. Naval Ship Mercy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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National Burrito Day is here, and these deals and freebies still work in a time of quarantine

Coronavirus is affecting National Burrito Day but the deal day hasn't been canceled. Get free Chipotle Queso Blanco plus free delivery and specials.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: US toll tops 5,100 after deadliest day yet; Florida, 3 other states issue stay-at-home orders; CDC considers masks

Florida announced a stay-at-home order, and officials weighed recommending more Americans wear masks. Here are the latest coronavirus updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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More than 1,000 in US die in a single day from coronavirus, doubling the worst daily death toll of the flu

The U.S. passed 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day Wednesday, a daily death toll more than double lung cancer and the flu.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'It's horrible': Hospitals cancel surgeries because of coronavirus, leaving Americans in pain

Doctors have cancelled tens of thousands of "elective" surgeries to prep for coronavirus patients, leaving many Americans with pain and uncertainty.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Is Hobby Lobby an essential retailer? Some forced to close because of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders

Some Hobby Lobby locations in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado were shut down after defying states' shelter-in-place orders.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Have you recovered from coronavirus? Want to help doctors find a treatment? Here's what they need from you.

A global program to test whether blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients can be used as a treatment needs blood donations to succeed.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The first US coronavirus patients are being treated with convalescent plasma therapy. Will it work? Not even the doctors know.

At least five Americans have gotten blood plasma from people who's recovered coronavirus, an initial test in a global program created in three weeks.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Keep your medicine cabinet stocked with these things during the coronavirus outbreak

Make sure to have these four things in your medicine cabinet while staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Legal sex workers in Nevada struggling during coronavirus closures

Nevada's brothel, strip club workers are unemployed during coronavirus closures.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Treasury backs off requirement that Social Security recipients, others take extra step to get $1,200 checks

The Treasury Department now says Americans who don't file taxes can still receive a $1,200 coronavirus stimulus check without taking extra steps.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Which states will be hit hardest by coronavirus-related job losses? See the list.

States reliant on tourism and manufacturing could be hit hardest by coronavirus-related job losses while five rural states could be most insulated.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Emmy-winning songwriter Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne dies of coronavirus at 52

Singer, songwriter Adam Schlesinger of the band "Fountains of Wayne" and TV's "Crazy Ex Girlfriend" has died at 52 of coronavirus.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: New Orleans Saints' plan for NFL draft war room at a bar is dumb, dangerous

Saints plan to have their NFL draft war room at a New Orleans brewery, which will jeopardize health and safety in a city that can least afford it.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Unemployment claims for last week could shatter record amid millions of new layoffs

Several million more jobless claims were likely filed last week as layoffs mount because of the economic damage caused by the coronavirus.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: US has its deadliest day yet; Florida, 3 others to issue stay-at-home orders; New York state death toll near 2,000

Florida announced a stay-at-home order, and officials weighed recommending more Americans wear masks. Here are the latest coronavirus updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bounce house, trampoline, outdoor toy sales jump as families practice COVID-19 social distancing

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Some parents are buying bounce houses, trampolines and outdoor toys due to coronavirus social distancing.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: US has its deadliest day yet; Florida, 3 other states issue stay-at-home orders

Florida announced a stay-at-home order, and officials weighed recommending more Americans wear masks. Here are the latest coronavirus updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump weighs limiting flights between cities under siege by the coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump is looking at ordering airlines to cut back on domestic flights in an effort to quell the spread of the coronavirus.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to accept state residents off Holland America cruise ships

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to accept state residents off Zaandam cruise ship, but other passengers, including foreign nationals, remain in limbo.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'We are on the verge of a massive collapse': Ex-Energy Secretary Perry says COVID-19 will ravage oil industry

"I'm telling you, we are on the verge of a massive collapse," Perry said of the impact the plunge in oil prices could have on U.S. operators.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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