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White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON — A commercial aircraft carrying 80 tons of gloves, masks, gowns and other medical supplies from Shanghai touched down in New York on Sunday, the first of 22 scheduled flights that White House officials say will funnel much-needed goods to the United States by early April as it battles …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: House Set to Vote on $2 Trillion Relief Package as New Infections Soar

Coronavirus Live Updates: House Set to Vote on $2 Trillion Relief Package as New Infections Soar

Largest relief package in U.S. history moves to Congress as global crisis deepens. Congress was set to take up a $2 trillion economic stabilization plan designed to save jobs and bail out companies that will also fundamentally transform the relationship between the government and private industry. In a sign of …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: White House and Congress Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus Live Updates: White House and Congress Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal

Health care workers around the world are asking for help. “What do you want?” “PPE.” “When do you need it?” “Now.” They’re in desperate need of more PPE, also known as personal protective equipment. Stocks of the critical gear are disappearing during the coronavirus pandemic. Doctors say they are rationing …

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Docs Can Work Across State Lines in COVID-19 Crisis: White House

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and numerous state emergency declarations have mobilized thousands of physicians to volunteer for in-person care and to practice remotely through telehealth. While some state licensure laws are temporarily waived, it is essential that hospitals, payers, and licensing and credentialing entities have complete and …

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US Crude Climbs After White House Comments On Saudi-Russia Dispute

Brent Crude Slumps To 4-Year Low As Coronavirus, Price War Spook Oil Markets

U.S. crude futures for April rose 56 cents, or 2 per centto $25.78 a barrel. Singapore: US crude oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains after a 24 per cent jump the previous day, buoyed by hints from President Donald Trump he may intervene in the price war between …

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U.S. Crude Climbs After White House Comments On Saudi-Russia Dispute

Brent Crude Slumps To 4-Year Low As Coronavirus, Price War Spook Oil Markets

U.S. crude futures for April rose 56 cents, or 2 per centto $25.78 a barrel. singapore: U.S crude oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains after a 24 per cent jump the previous day, buoyed by hints from U.S. President Donald Trump he may intervene in the price war …

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White House Takes New Line After Dire Report on Death Toll

White House Takes New Line After Dire Report on Death Toll

Sweeping new federal recommendations announced on Monday for Americans to sharply limit their activities appeared to draw on a dire scientific report warning that, without action by the government and individuals to slow the spread of coronavirus and suppress new cases, 2.2 million people in the United States could die. …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes Sweeping Package to Assist Affected Americans

Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes Sweeping Package to Assist Affected Americans

House passes a sweeping relief package as the coronavirus spreads to 49 states. The House early Saturday morning passed a sweeping relief package to assist people affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, moving to confront a growing pandemic that has upended lives and wreaked havoc on financial markets. The …

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New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

News Picture: New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

By Dennis Thompsonand Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Two key House panels on Thursday cleared the Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, amid growing backlash from consumer and medical groups that oppose the GOP plan. Following a marathon session, the House Ways and …

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Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

WASHINGTON — Under mounting pressure to remain in Washington as Democrats and the White House hammer out a relief package to address a fast-moving pandemic, Senator Mitch McConnell reversed course on Thursday and canceled a planned one-week recess, saying the Senate would meet next week and be ready to consider …

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