Virus death toll in U.S. almost certainly higher than official count

A widespread lack of access to testing in the early weeks of the U.S. outbreak means people with respiratory illnesses died without being counted, epidemiologists say.
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America was unprepared for a major crisis. Again.

Uneven leadership and bureaucratic inertia compound problems when disasters hit.
Gov. Larry Hogan speaks on March 19 in Annapolis, Md. (AP)
Gov. Larry Hogan speaks on March 19 in Annapolis, Md. (AP)

Unafraid to call out Trump, Maryland’s Hogan emerges as lead GOP voice for urgent action on pandemic

The Maryland governor made an early call for social distancing and warns the D.C. region could be the next New York.

Across the U.S., virus is killing more men than women, data show

U.S. data are starting to show a picture that matches a mysterious global trend.

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