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Can I Get It? What's Known About Virus Transmission

2 monthes ago   |   By Washington Post

Officials of the World Health Organization say it's now clear how the new coronavirus that causes Covid-19 spreads, at least in most cases: via virus-containing droplets emitted when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Pinpointing where, when and how the virus transmits is key to formulating the most effective ways to protect people and stop the pandemic. Here's an explanation of the main route of contagion and other pathways under investigation.
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What Wuhan Can Teach New York

2 monthes ago   |   By Washington Post

The epicenter of China's outbreak had its own brushes with bumbling bureaucracy, yet cases have finally stabilized.
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Trump tells Fox News he doesn't think areas need 40,000 to 30,000 ventilators. New York currently has 39,000 COVID-19 cases, and 450 have died

Trump tells Fox News he doesn't think areas need 40,000 to 30,000 ventilators. New York currently has 39,000 COVID-19 cases, and 450 have died

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity that he doesn't think places need 30,000 additional ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state needs 30,000 ventilators to address the influx of patients.
The state has more than 39,000 cases, and more than 450 people have died from COVID-19 in New York.
Hospitals all across the country are requesting more equipment to handle the influx of COVID-19 cases.
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The New York Times' stark front page shows the staggering number of unemployed Americans as the US' COVID-19 case count surpasses China's

The New York Times' stark front page shows the staggering number of unemployed Americans as the US' COVID-19 case count surpasses China's

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The front page of The New York Times edition for March 27 illustrates the staggering number of unemployment claims filed last week as the US imposes strict measures to stop the coronavirus spread.
A chart featured on the page shows that over three million claims were filed last week - millions more than the number of people who filed claims during the 2008 recession.
The US has surpassed China and Italy as the country with the highest number of coronavirus cases , making the US the center of the outbreak.
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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as experts predict that it will surpass 125,000 deaths by August

Brazil is predicted to surpass 125,000 COVID-19 deaths by August 4, according to new estimates from the University of Washington . By comparison, the US is expected to reach... Read more ...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles freeway and clash with California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway and shattered the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Video from the incident shows protesters swarming... Read more ...

On average, top CEOs make over $12.3 million. Can that continue after the...

On average, top CEOs make over $12.3 million. Can that continue after the coronavirus?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to... Read more ...

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...

The coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 Americans in just over 4 months

The coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 Americans in just over 4 months

More than 100,000 Americans have died from the new coronavirus . The first known US death from COVID-19 happened February 6 in California. According to experts, 83% of the US... Read more ...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's most outrageous tweet storms took place

President Donald Trump's Twitter use has gotten to the point where the social media company has, for the first time, marked two of his tweets with a fact check for the... Read more ...