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COVID-19 Coronavirus Spreads
Novel coronavirus, denoted 2019-nCoV by the WHO
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cnbc.com Health Jan 15, 2021, Friday
Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across U.S.
The Biden administration will also "quickly jumpstart" efforts to make the vaccines available at local pharmacies across the U.S.
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Coronavirus Spreads around White House
President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested ...
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nytimes.com Health Dec 06, 2020, Sunday
Rudy Giuliani Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus, Trump Says - The New York Times
Rudy Giuliani
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ICE Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Mass Hysterectomies Performed at Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia
The allegations are part of a larger complaint alleging “jarring medical neglect” and ...
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latimes.com News Oct 23, 2020, Friday
Women allege medical abuse in Georgia immigration detention - Los Angeles Times
Records and a report obtained by the Times detail allegations of widespread medical abuse and forced sterilization against women held at an immigration detention center in Georgia. The report was presented to Congress Thursday.
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California To Use Market Power In Bid To Lower Drug Costs
California will attempt to use its massive market power to increase the availability and l...
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sfchronicle.com Health Sep 28, 2020, Monday
California To Use Market Power In Bid To Lower Drug Costs - SFChronicle.com
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will attempt to use its massive market power to increase the availability and lower the cost of prescription drugs under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Monday. The new law requires the California Health and Human Services Agency to create partnerships designed to increase competition, lower prices and reduce shortages for generic prescription drugs. Newsom said the measure brings the state “one step closer” to his January budget proposal for California to eventually create its own generic label. The new law “will help inject competition back into the generic drug marketplace — taking pricing power away from big pharmaceutical companies and returning it to consumers," Newsom said. He said the most populous state has started to identify certain medications and develop a plan to promote its manufacturing and purchasing. The agency will look for drugs that could produce the biggest cost savings. California is switching all Medi-Cal pharmacy services next year from managed care to direct state payment, which he said will also boost the state's ability to negotiate better drug prices. ___ The bill is SB 852
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Human Case Of EEE Reported In Massachusetts
State public health officials announced human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus i...
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wwlp.com News Aug 15, 2020, Saturday
DPH: Second Human Case Of EEE Confirmed In Massachusetts | WWLP
State public health officials confirmed on Saturday the second human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in Massachusetts.
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California's Coronavirus Test Result Data May Be Flawed
Newsom may have relied on faulty numbers when announcing a steep decline in infection rate...
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latimes.com News Aug 11, 2020, Tuesday
Over 13,000 New Coronavirus Cases Reported In California - Los Angeles Times
With a reporting backlog of test results cleared up in California, more cases are expected to show up in daily coronavirus totals this week.
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Whistleblowers Say ICE Detention Center Used Deceptive Tricks To Conceal COVID Outbreak
One was instructed to crank the AC to "freeze out" detainees with fevers that ICE wanted t...
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motherjones.com News Jul 21, 2020, Tuesday
Whistleblowers Say ICE Detention Center Used Deceptive Tricks To Conceal COVID Outbreak – Mother Jones
One was instructed to crank the AC to "freeze out" detainees with fevers that ICE wanted to deport.
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Florida teen dies after conspiracy theorist mom takes her to church ‘COVID party’
Carsyn Leigh Davis, a student at Cypress Lake High School, died from complications of COVI...
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rawstory.com News Jul 06, 2020, Monday
Florida teen dies after conspiracy theorist mom takes her to church ‘COVID party’ and tries to treat her with Trump-approved drug: report – Raw Story
A Florida mother allegedly took her high-risk teenage daughter to a “COVID party” at their church, tried treating the girl at home with unproven drugs when she got sick — and then hailed her as a patriot after she died. Carsyn Davis died June 23, two days after her 17th birthday, after she contracted the […]