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President Trump has finally changed course, seeing COVID-19 as no longer a “hoax.” Experts predict the pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans.

Trump finally sees coronavirus as a pandemic. Will he take responsibility or leave that up to governors?

President Trump has finally changed course, seeing COVID-19 as no longer a “hoax.” Experts predict the pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans.

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China has locked down an entire city to control the coronavirus, while President Trump has eliminated federal programs to cope with disease epidemics.

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China has locked down an entire city to control the coronavirus, while President Trump has eliminated federal programs to cope with disease epidemics.

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For the first time ever, the CDC has issued a  travel warning  inside the United States, as the  Zika virus  has broken out in Miami, and some public health experts are warning of an…

A public health scare and congressional inaction

For the first time ever, the CDC has issued a travel warning inside the United States, as the Zika virus has broken out in Miami, and some public health experts are warning of an…

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