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Trump: Virus shows he was ‘right’ as he highlights supplier

President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic showed he was “right” about the importance of U.S. manufacturing and moving supply chains out of China, as he blamed that country anew for not doing enough to slow the pandemic. “Everything I ...

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What is the ACE2 receptor, how is it connected to coronavirus and why might it be key to treating COVID-19? The experts explain

In the search for treatments for COVID-19, many researchers are focusing their attention on a specific protein that allows the virus to infect human cells. Called the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, or ACE2 “receptor,” the protein provides the entry point for ...

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‘I thought I could wait this out’: Fearing coronavirus, patients are delaying hospital visits, putting health and lives at risk

“Where have all the patients gone?” That’s what doctors in our West Virginia University hospitals began asking as the coronavirus pandemic spread. We were prepared for a rise in COVID-19 patients, but we didn’t expect the sharp decline we saw ...

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Karen Pence: ‘It’s OK to not be OK’ during pandemic

In this January 2020 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark from Air Force Two upon their arrival at Rome's Ciampino airport. Karen Pence says it’s OK to not be OK during the coronavirus pandemic. While Vice President Mike Pence runs the White House coronavirus task force, his wife is leading a parallel effort to help people deal with anxiety and other unsettling emotions brought on by the pandemic. AP Photo by Alessandra Tarantino

Karen Pence says it’s OK to not be OK during the coronavirus pandemic. While Vice President Mike Pence runs the White House coronavirus task force, his wife is leading a parallel effort to help people deal with anxiety and other ...

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US immunologist warns of ‘darkest winter’ if virus rebounds

America faces the “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government whistleblower who alleges he was ousted from his job after warning the Trump administration to prepare for the ...

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AP Exclusive: CDC guidance more restrictive than White House

Advice from the top U.S. disease control experts on how to safely reopen businesses and institutions during the coronavirus pandemic was more detailed and restrictive than the plan released by the White House last month. The guidance, which was shelved ...

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Parson calls it ‘encouraging’ to see some return to normalcy

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said Monday that he’s encouraged by seeing residents returning to some semblance of normal life after weeks of shelter-in-place orders made necessary by the coronavirus. The Republican governor spent the weekend back home in southwestern Missouri ...

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Fauci warns of ‘suffering and death’ if US reopens too soon

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned  Congress that reopening the economy too soon during the  coronavirus pandemic will result in “needless suffering and death.” Fauci testified Tuesday to a Senate panel. His testimony comes as President ...

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