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Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage

Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage

Earlier this week, the country surpassed the case totals in China and Italy. The number of known cases has risen rapidly in recent days, as testing ramped up after weeks of widespread shortages and delays. On Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion measure designed to respond to …

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Medicare Is Updating Coverage to Help in the Coronavirus Crisis

Medicare Is Updating Coverage to Help in the Coronavirus Crisis

Older Americans are at a high risk for serious illness from the coronavirus, and most who are over age 65 are covered by Medicare. Medicare already covers its enrollees for much of what they might need if they contract the virus and become seriously ill — and it has expanded …

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Coronavirus Live Updates and Coverage

Coronavirus Live Updates and Coverage

Global restrictions rise, but so do the number of new infections. Countries closed borders, cities from New York and Los Angeles to Paris and Madrid closed bars and restaurants, schools closed more classrooms and hundreds of millions of people closed their doors on one another as the authorities took ever …

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As China Cracks Down on Coronavirus Coverage, Journalists Fight Back

As China Cracks Down on Coronavirus Coverage, Journalists Fight Back

When Jacob Wang saw reports circulating online recently suggesting that life was getting better in Wuhan, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, he was irate. Mr. Wang, a journalist for a state-run newspaper in China, knew that Wuhan was still in crisis — he had traveled there to chronicle the …

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Live Stock Market Today Updates and Coverage

Live Stock Market Today Updates and Coverage

Europe markets show early signs of optimism. Asian stocks got hammered on Friday, following Wall Street’s worst trading day in more than three decades. But Europe opened higher, in a sign of returning optimism. Wall Street looked poised to end the week on a more positive note, too, based on …

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U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Private U.S. health insurers agreed to extend coronavirus treatment coverage in all of their plans and waive co-payment fees for testing, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as the White House came under growing pressure to help those hurt by the outbreak. The number of cases …

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After 10 Years of Obamacare, Racial Gaps in Coverage Persist: Study

News Picture: After 10 Years of Obamacare, Racial Gaps in Coverage Persist: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Obamacare narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in access to health insurance and care, but it didn’t eliminate them, a new study reports. University of Michigan researchers analyzed data gathered from 19- to 64-year-olds nationwide between 2008 and 2017. They found that before Affordable …

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Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

More limits on foreign travel are being weighed, but not domestic restrictions, Trump says. President Trump said on Tuesday that he may further tighten limits on international travel in hopes of blocking the arrival of more visitors infected by coronavirus, but he ruled out for now any restrictions on domestic …

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Coronavirus: Live Coverage and Updates

Coronavirus: Live Coverage and Updates

Read updates in Chinese: 新冠病毒疫情最新消息汇总 New case in California raises prospect of local, person-to-person spread. A second person in Northern California has been infected with the coronavirus without having any known risk factors, such as travel to China or exposure to somebody known to be infected. The findings hints that …

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Coronavirus News: Live Coverage and Updates

Coronavirus News: Live Coverage and Updates

Communist Party ousts provincial leader at the center of the outbreak. China’s ruling Communist Party fired the leader of the province at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak on Thursday amid widespread public anger over the handling of the epidemic. Jiang Chaoliang, the party secretary of Hubei Province, is …

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