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Leading by Example, Some Politicians Urge Residents to Wear Face Masks

Across the country, state and local politicians have begun donning protective gear, in contrast to President Trump, who said he wouldn’t follow the C.D.C. guidance.
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Trudeau to talk to Trump about COVID masks after White House bars export

OTTAWA — Faced with a White House-ordered ban on exports of key COVID-19 medical supplies to Canada and abroad, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying a more diplomatic approach with U.S. President Donald Trump, hoping to convince him such a ban will harm Americans and Canadians alike.Trudeau says he plans to speak with Trump in the coming days about his administration's order preventing brokers, distributors and other intermediaries from diverting scarce personal protective equipment from...
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Trump announces CDC recommendation to wear masks, promptly declares he won't follow it

President Trump is admittedly not doing everything he can to stop the spread of COVID-19.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation for all Americans to wear cloth masks when in public around people, Trump announced at Friday's coronavirus task force press conference. Trump then repeatedly clarified that the recommendation is "voluntary," and declared that he won't be wearing a mask at all.Americans are being asked to wear cloth masks when going outside around...
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CDC recommends Americans wear face coverings in public to stem spread of coronavirus

By ERIC TUCKER, ZEKE MILLER and MIKE SCHNEIDER WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of following the advice himself, saying, “I’m choosing not to do it.” The new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages people, especially in areas hit hard by the spread of the corona...
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The National Stockpile: Born From The Pages Of A Thriller

On Thursday, White House Senior Aide Jared Kushner left quite the impression at his rare press briefing appearance as he insisted that the National Strategic Stockpile was for “our” use, not the states’.  “The state still has a stockpile and the notion of the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be our stockpile,” Kushner said at a briefing about the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s not supposed to be states’ stockpiles that they then use.” “So I would just encourage you, when you have governo...
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Is simple breathing enough to spread coronavirus? Some experts now say yes

For weeks, the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said coronavirus spreads mainly through droplets expelled when sick people cough and sneeze. The risk of catching COVID-19 from someone with no symptoms at all, they said, was very low. Officials downplayed the need for widescale protective gear for all health care workers and dismissed the use of face masks for the general public as potentially dangerous. Now — as California’s governor encourages people to cover t...
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How Tea Party Budget Battles Left the National Emergency Medical Stockpile Unprepared for Coronavirus

This story 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. Dire shortages of vital medical equipment in the Strategic National Stockpile that are now hampering the coronavirus response trace back to the budget wars of the Obama years, when congressional Republicans elected on the Tea Party wave forced the White House to accept sweeping cuts to federal spending. Amon...
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Coronavirus cases confirmed in 4 Long Beach long-term care facilities

Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in four long-term care facilities in Long Beach, according to city officials. Representatives for Long Beach’s Joint Information Center said details on how many cases were identified at each facility, and when those cases were reported, was not immediately available. The four facilities are: Bixby Knolls Towers; Long Beach Healthcare Facility; Pacific Palms Healthcare; and Palmcrest Grand Assisted Living. Lance Haering, the administrator for Pacific Palms ...
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Meet the Pastors Holding In-Person Services During Coronavirus

This story first appeared at ProPublica, and is a collaboration between ProPublica and the Texas Tribune. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. HOUSTON — At least 25 parishioners filed into a beige-brick church here Wednesday evening and were handed rubber gloves at the door. A handwritten sign directed them to designated areas with seats that had been spaced 6 feet apart. Another sign...
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Jeff Bezos' rocket company is reportedly pushing employees to travel from Washington to Texas to help launch a space tourism rocket despite the coronavirus outbreak

Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is putting pressure on employees to conduct a test launch of the company's space tourism rocket, according to The Verge.  The company is currently considering whether it can transport employees from Washington to Texas in order to conduct the launch, The Verge reports.  Blue Origin has been deemed an "essential" business by the US government, allowing it to operate regardless of lockdowns.  But employees are concerned that traveli...
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The Bronx Zoo Is Also Empty, but the Animals Don’t Mind

The zoo is closed, but essential staff still arrive to care for the roughly 6,000 animals. They don’t seem too upset by the privacy.
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Simple DIY mask-making tips to fight against coronavirus

“Stay in your place, maintain your space and cover your face.” — Bruce Barton, director of the Riverside County Emergency Management Department. The chances of a simple mask protecting you from the coronavirus are not good, but they can be made at home and are helpful in some ways. Here’s a few ways to make them. DIY in 1-2-3 Do-it-yourself face masks are not as effective as medical grade masks at preventing the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. But if you need a mask to...
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13 more people died from coronavirus in LA County; total now 78

Another 13 people have died in Los Angeles County, health officials said Thursday, April 2, marking the fourth consecutive day the number of new confirmed deaths has been higher than the day before. In all, 78 people in L.A. County have died from COVID-19. The county has seen 4,045 individuals test positive — including 534 new cases  — out of more than 23,300 people who have been tested so far. The county’s Thursday update included 139 cases in Long Beach and 37 in Pasadena. Both cities operate ...
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Trump Expected to Encourage Americans to Wear Masks to Combat Coronavirus

After poring over various academic and scientific studies over the last two weeks, President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force is expected to announce new guidelines that Americans wear masks or other protective facial cloth to prevent the spread of the virus, according to three individuals familiar with those conversations, including two senior administration officials. The decision to announce, first reported by Stat News, had been delayed, in part, by fears inside the White House over the...
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CDC reportedly set to recommend everyone wear face masks outside

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a recommendation Thursday to wear face coverings when going outside, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reportedly set to do the same.The public should use homemade cloth face coverings when outside and reserve medical-grade masks for health care workers, a draft CDC document obtained by Stat News reveals. A CDC official later told The New York Times the same guidance would soon be issued.Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti already told hi...
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WH Moves Toward Ordering Broader Use Of Face Masks In Hard-Hit Areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The recommendations, still being finalized Thursday, would apply at least to those who live in areas hard-hit by community transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. A person familiar with the White House coronavirus task force’s discussion said officials would suggest tha...
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New York only has enough ventilators for six more days, says Governor Cuomo

* Number of cases in state rises to 92,381, with 2,373 deaths * Hospitals seeing 350 patients needing breathing help a night * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageNew York has confirmed 92,381 cases of coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at his daily briefing, while warning that the state only has enough ventilators in its stockpile for six more days.Cuomo said he did not think the federal government “is in a position to...
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What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

The risks, so far, seem no greater than for anyone else, but the research is thin and only applies to later stage of pregnancy.
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FBI Warns Of Costco Coronavirus ‘Stimulus Check’ Scam

SAN DIEGO (CBS Local) — Text messages claiming to offer “goodies” from big box chain Costco as part of a “COVID-19 stimulus package” for the store’s “loyal customers” are not only fraudulent, but they also include links that may contain malware or ransomware, the FBI says. “$110 goodies from Costco! That’s our stimulus package for Costco loyal customers,” states an example of one of the scams, which then prompts the recipient to click a link and complete a survey. The scam refers to the massive ...
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Wearing Masks Must Be a National Policy

Even homemade face coverings provide some protection, especially when many people who have the coronavirus show no symptoms.
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Resident in Pacific Palms Healthcare facility in Long Beach tests positive for coronavirus

A resident in Pacific Palms Healthcare in East Long Beach has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the facility’s administrator, Lance Haering. Haering confirmed to the Press-Telegram early Thursday, April 2, that a resident has contracted the virus; the facility learned of the resident’s test result on Wednesday, April 1, Haering said. The facility is following all guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he added, to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, t...
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‘I Know It Will Look Surreal’: Los Angeles Mayor Urges Residents To Wear Masks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday told everyone in the nation’s second-largest city to start wearing masks to combat the coronavirus, but California’s governor isn’t ready to take that idea statewide. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday he’s focused instead on keeping people inside. He also announced the state may need 66,000 additional hospital beds, 16,000 more than previously forecast, to handle the crush of illnesses expected during the second part of May. At an afternoon...
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Trump Is Politicizing the Pandemic. Governors Can Fight Back.

States need the federal government, and that has allowed Mr. Trump to indulge his worst tendencies.
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‘We Didn’t Know That Until the Last 24 Hours’: Georgia Gov. Says He Just Found Out People without Symptoms Can Spread Coronavirus

While announcing a statewide shelter-in-place order on Wednesday, Georgia governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, said that he had just been informed that asymptomatic individuals could spread the coronavirus.The illness "is now transmitting before people see signs….Those individuals could have been infecting people before they ever felt [symptoms]," Kemp said at a press conference. "We didn’t know that until the last 24 hours."It has been widely known for months that the coronavirus can spread throu...
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Some Coronavirus Patients Show Signs of Brain Ailments

Neurologists around the world say that a small subset of patients with COVID-19 are developing serious impairments of the brain.Although fever, cough and difficulty breathing are the typical hallmarks of infection with the new coronavirus, some patients exhibit altered mental status, or encephalopathy, a catchall term for brain disease or dysfunction that can have many underlying causes, as well as other serious conditions. These neurological syndromes join other unusual symptoms, such as dimini...
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Cleaning Your Home: Good. Accidentally Poisoning Yourself: Bad.

Improper use of cleaning supplies at home can be dangerous to your health — even deadly.
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Georgia's Idiot Governor Says He Didn't Know People Could Spread Covid-19 Without Symptoms

Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp gave a press conference on Wednesday, announcing a new shelter-in-place order that’s been long overdue. But Kemp also admitted something that should terrify every person living in and around Georgia: Kemp claims he didn’t know until this week that the new coronavirus could be spread by…Read more...
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