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More than 201,000 people in the United States have died of covid-19 since February. Roughly 6.9 million cases have been reported.
  • Sep 24, 2020
In March, President Trump said that keeping the nation’s death toll between 100,000 and 200,000 — numbers that seemed inconceivable at the time — would signal that his administration had done “a very good job.”
  • Sep 23, 2020
In a March 19 interview, however, Trump acknowledged that “plenty of young people” were affected and admitted that he had downplayed the risks of the virus.
  • Sep 22, 2020
The share of Americans who would be willing to get a coronavirus vaccine if it were available today has dropped significantly from a few months ago, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center.
  • Sep 18, 2020
Visitors can travel to the islands if they take a coronavirus test and test negative within 72 hours of their arrival in the state.
  • Sep 18, 2020
President Trump on Wednesday tried to knock down a prediction by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Robert Redfield that novel coronavirus vaccines will not be widely available until the middle of next year.
  • Sep 17, 2020
A mix-up in one county in North Carolina led to fewer than 500 voters receiving duplicate ballots.
  • Sep 17, 2020
Masks also played a big role in curbing the spread. But the research suggests that people don’t always wear masks consistently, or even correctly.
  • Sep 15, 2020
A red-flag warning, which signals critical fire conditions, is in effect for parts of Oregon and Northern California.
  • Sep 14, 2020
Amid the fallout from a forthcoming book by The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward, President Trump said he intentionally played down the deadly nature of the coronavirus last winter to avoid a “frenzy.”
  • Sep 10, 2020