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Trump slams watchdog report on hospitals engulfed by virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday disputed the veracity of a federal survey that found hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies, questioning whether its conclusions were skewed by politics. With coronavirus cases rocketing toward their expected peak, the nonpartisan Health and Human Services inspector general’s office reported Monday morning that a shortage […]

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Coronavirus sweeps across New York, California fears it could be next

NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, staggering hospitals at the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, as California said it could be facing the next major wave of the disease. In New York City, the densely packed home […]

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NYC resident being tested for coronavirus after traveling to Italy

A New York City resident is now being tested for the coronavirus — after the person recently traveled to Italy, the city revealed Thursday. The patient reported symptoms of the virus, but further details on their identity and timing of their travels and illness were unclear. City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot said the number of […]

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What you need to know about the new coronavirus in China

A new respiratory illness identified in central China is emerging as a growing international concern after it killed at least three people and infected more than 200 others, with cases spreading in Asia. In Wuhan — one of the country’s largest cities and a hub for industry and technology — the yet-to-be-officially-named coronavirus caused an […]

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