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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.

The US ‘rendered itself incapable’ of handling a disease epidemic

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

from To the Point

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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