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What one medical professional learned after being the first confirmed coronavirus patient in New Jersey.
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New Jersey’s Patient Zero

What one medical professional learned after being the first person to contract coronavirus in the state.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Susan, Dominus, Medicine and Health, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

A New Jersey man was charged after throwing a 'Corona Party' for nearly 50 people in his apartment

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy warned that people will be "named and shamed" as authorities enforce the state's stay-at-home order.
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About 700 New Jersey Police Officers Tested Positive for Coronavirus, State Police Head Says

New Jersey has reported the second highest number of cases in the U.S., trailing only New York
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Trump facing critical choice on coronavirus measures

As Americans hunker down for another weekend, President Donald Trump faces a critical choice. The U.S. has topped 120,000 coronavirus cases, the most in the world and by late Monday, the White House campaign of "15 days to stop the spread" will end, leaving an unpredictable president with a critical decision to extend, tighten or loosen the mitigation measures."Our country has to go back [to work]," he said Thursday. "Our country is based on that. And I think it's going to happen pretty qui...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, California, Cdc, White House, America, United States, Wyoming, New Jersey, New Orleans, North, New Mexico, Seattle, Donald Trump, Detroit

New Jersey officers serve up Pizza Day to cheer up residents amid coronavirus concerns

As cabin fever and anxiety set in across America, a team of New Jersey police officers tried to restore a sense of calm through a town-favorite comfort food: pizza.
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Coronavirus live updates: CDC issues travel advisory for three states; US cases top 124K

President Trump said earlier Saturday he was considering imposing a two-week quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Cdc, US, Connecticut, New Jersey, Usa Today, Trump

Coronavirus live news: Trump proposes 'quarantine' of New York and other hotspots

New York’s governor says Trump idea of regional quarantine would be ‘federal declaration of war’, and more than 10,000 die in Italy. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceDeaths in Italy pass 10,000Patients in UK intensive care have 50% survival rateSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.29am GMT Social genius: Saskia, my niece, has organised a game of bingo for the the quarantined retirement home in front of her flat in Amsterdam! No social distancing, only physical. pic.twit...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Connecticut, New Jersey, Italy, Amsterdam, Donald Trump, Cuomo, Trump, Saskia

Trump Floats ‘Enforceable’ Quarantine On Entire New York State To Contain Coronavirus

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he’s considering ordering a quarantine on New York as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket in the state. “Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hot spot,” he told reporters during a press pool on the White House lawn. “New York, New Jersey, maybe one or two other places, certain parts of Connecticut quarantined. I’m thinking about that right now.” Trump said the potential quarantine would be a “short term”...
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Trump says he's considering short-term quarantine of New York, New Jersey, parts of Connecticut

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.
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Trump says he's considering 2-week quarantines on New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut

"We'd like to see New York quarantined because it's a hot spot," Trump told reporters before he departed for Norfolk, Va. "I'm thinking about that right now.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Backs Down on Quarantine After Cuomo Warns It Would Be ‘Declaration of War’

President Trump appeared to back down late Saturday on the idea of imposing an enforceable quarantine on coronavirus hot spots like New York, deeming the measure “not necessary” just hours after he sparked criticism for floating it as an option. “On the recommendation of the White House CoronaVirus Task Force, and upon consultation with the Governor’s of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, I have asked the @CDCgov to issue a strong Travel Advisory, to be administered by the Governors, in consu...
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'If you think too much, you cry': Nurse shares what it's like to care for the sickest coronavirus patients

Van Dyk, a critical care nurse who works in New Jersey's hot zone, cares for coronavirus patients on ventilators. These patients can't have visitors.         [Author:]
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United States: After Multiple Lawsuits, New Jersey Nonprofit Disclosure Law Permanently Enjoined - Caplin & Drysdale

A New Jersey law passed in June of 2019 that created new disclosure requirements for certain groups seeking to influence elections and government actions in the state was struck down by Judge Brian Martinotti...
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Trump Says He Told Pence to Ignore Governors in Hard-Hit Areas If They Are ‘Not Appreciative’

Shortly after the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reached 1,500 on Friday, President Donald Trump took to the podium at a White House press briefing and complained that certain state’s governors  are not “appreciative” enough of the federal government’s help—so much so that he said he’d told Vice President Mike Pence, the leader of the coronavirus task force, to skip calling governors of some hard-hit areas.  Trump singled out the Democratic leaders of Washington and Michigan, noti...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, White House, New Jersey, Michigan, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Don, Mike, Jay Inslee, Pence, Phil Murphy, Gretchen Whitmer

Woodland Park boy donates 1,000 sanitizer sprays to town amid coronavirus concerns

11-year-old Jayden Perez and his family donated 1,000 hand sanitizer sprays to his New Jersey community as concerns around the spread of COVID-19 grow.
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‘Last On The Food Chain’: Equipment Shortages, Coronavirus-Infected Bodies Shaking Funeral Industry

“We’re pretty much out — have been out since last week.” Angelo Frazetta sighed. “I must take 30 calls a day from funeral homes looking for masks, gowns, etc., etc.,” he said. “I can put them on a waiting list. I can’t even say when we’ll get anything.” Frazetta is a jack-of-all-trades in the funeral business: he works for Wilbert Funeral Services, a funeral supply company, as the northeast sales representative, providing “embalming fluids, anything you need to prepare a body, personal protectio...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Washington, Funeral, Masks, New York City, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Andrew Cuomo, South Carolina, Robinson, Centers for Disease Control, Chris Robinson, National Funeral Directors Association

U.S. Infections Top 100,000; L.A. Warns of Surge: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. became the first country to reach 100,000 coronavirus cases. Italy had its deadliest day with almost 1,000 fatalities. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his health secretary tested positive.President Donald Trump ordered General Motors to start making ventilators by invoking a Cold War-era law. Toyota’s idled U.S. manufacturing facilities will make much-needed face shields and masks.New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said new infections will be “astronomical.” Los Angel...
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In the Fight Against Coronavirus, We Need More From Washington

This crisis transcends party. Our states need support.
Tags: News, Washington, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Disasters and Emergencies, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Ventilators (Medical

‘It’s Overwhelming’: NYC Emergency Doctor Describes Dire Situation

NEW YORK (AP) — As an emergency medicine physician in New York City, Dr. Kamini Doobay has always known that death is part of the territory when trying to care for the city’s sickest. But it hasn’t always been like this — patients hit the hardest by the coronavirus, struggling to breathe and on ventilators, with no visitors allowed because of strict protocols to prevent spreading the virus. “So often a patient will be on their deathbed, dying alone, and it’s been incredibly painful to see the...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Ap, New Jersey, New York University Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, David Taintor, Coronavirus, COVID-19, 2020 COVID Outbreak AP, Kamini Doobay, Doobay

These Stores Are ‘Essential’ in the Pandemic. Not Everyone Agrees.

A range of jobs, including bicycle and marijuana sellers, have been deemed vital. But the lists have been the subject of intense lobbying.
Tags: News, New York City, New Jersey, Ny, Labor and Jobs, Bicycles and Bicycling, Building (Construction, Brooklyn Army Terminal (Brooklyn, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, IEH Corporation

WWE's Wrestlemania 36 Takes Another Blow, Could Be Without Top Star Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns will not be taking part in World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s (NYSE: WWE) WrestleMania 36 championship match against the legendary Goldberg due to COVID-19 concerns. What Happened WWE superstar Roman Reigns has headlined four different Wrestelmanias, but is not going to make an appearance at this year's championship.Pro Wrestling Sheet said Reigns is not comfortable participating in any Performance Center shows, as he is immunocompromised, having previously battled leuke...
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Capturing a World of Emptiness

How a team of photographers documented the quiet desolation of cities during the pandemic.
Tags: Art, Twitter, Photography, News, Germany, Masks, Social Media, Colombia, New York Times, New Jersey, Epidemics, Brazil, South America, Ny, Politics And Government, London (England

United States: New Jersey Governor Orders Curfew, School Closings And Limitations Of Business Hours - Ford & Harrison LLP

Today (March 16, 2020) the Governor of New Jersey issued Executive Order No. 104 (the "Order") and activated the National Guard under the Emergency Powers provided...
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New Jersey Man Charged With Making Terrorist Threats for Coughing on Grocery Store Worker & Saying He Has Coronavirus

A New Jersey man is facing criminal charges after intentionally coughing on another person and claiming to be infected with the COVID-19 virus that has led to worldwide quarantines. 50-year-old George Falcone has been charged with making terrorist threats, obstruction, and harassment after an incident at a Wegmans Food Store in Freehold, according to reports. Falcone was shopping on Tuesday (Mar. 24) when an employee asked him to step back from an open display of prepared foods. According to a s...
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It Took A CNN Interview And A Twitter Fight For IL Gov TO Get Mask, Ventilators From Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At first, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tried to play nice. He limited criticisms of the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and asked for medical supplies through official channels. But nothing came, so he went on television. The first-term Democrat blasted the Trump administration on Sunday on CNN for failing to help states obtain masks, gloves and other protective gear. It got President Donald Trump’s attention. After a Twitter feud and some mu...
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Desperate Hospitals May Put Two Patients on One Ventilator. That’s Risky.

This post first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Gunshot victims with massive blood loss and failing lungs packed the emergency room of Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas late on the night of Oct. 1, 2017. A man had opened fire on a music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, spraying more than a thousand rounds of ammunition into the crowd, wo...
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A Man Coughed on a Wegmans Employee. Now He’s Charged With a Felony.

George Falcone told an employee at a grocery store in New Jersey that he had the coronavirus, the authorities said.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Justice Department, Coughs, Murphy, Grewal, Quarantines, Philip D (1957-, Monmouth County (NJ, Gurbir S, Freehold (NJ, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Manalapan (NJ, George Falcone

Accused of Cough and Claim to Have Virus, N.J. Man Faces Terror Charge

George Falcone of Freehold, N.J., threatened an employee at a Wegmans grocery store, the state attorney general said.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Justice Department, Coughs, Freehold, Wegmans, Murphy, Grewal, Quarantines, Philip D (1957-, Monmouth County (NJ, Gurbir S, Freehold (NJ, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Manalapan (NJ, George Falcone

Terror Charge for Man Authorities Say Coughed Near Woman and Said He Had Virus

George Falcone of Freehold, N.J., threatened an employee at a Wegmans grocery store, the state attorney general said.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Justice Department, Coughs, Freehold, Wegmans, Murphy, Grewal, Quarantines, Philip D (1957-, Monmouth County (NJ, Gurbir S, Freehold (NJ, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Manalapan (NJ, George Falcone

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