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Covid-19 Impact On State Governments Scramble For Funds As Revenues Dry Up Due To Coronavirus

State Governments Scramble For Funds As Coronavirus Takes Toll On Coffers

The lockdown has hit states’ tax revenues from fuel and stamp duties A three-week nationwide lockdown is testing the resilience of state governments, with analysts warning that essential public services and health care for millions of Indians will be in jeopardy without further central government and RBI support. States are slashing …

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

New York, the increasingly battered epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, on Friday reported its highest number of deaths in a single day, prompting state officials to beg the rest of the United States for assistance and to enact an emergency order designed to stave off medical catastrophe. In the …

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Fears for animal welfare as first Australian state bans horse and dog racing amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

Tasmania has banned horse and greyhound racing “effective immediately” in the latest wave of shutdowns intended to stop the spread of the coronavirus, while the racing industry in other states is quietly trying to make arrangements to house thousands of furloughed racehorses should the ban become national. Tasmanian premier Peter …

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Incomplete State COVID-19 Reports Blur The Picture

Incomplete State COVID-19 Reports Blur The Picture

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (Kaiser News) — Several states are reporting only positive COVID-19 test results from private labs, a practice that paints a misleading picture of how fast the disease is spreading. Maryland, Ohio and others are posting the numbers of new positive tests and deaths, for instance, …

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

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“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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State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids’ Hospitalizations: CDC

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A Connecticut law requiring flu shots for children entering preschool or daycare has reduced flu-related hospitalizations of young children by 12 percent, according to a new study. In the United States, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City are …

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Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t get California Today by email.) In the coming days, my colleague Marie Tae McDermott will be helping me answer some common questions about the coronavirus outbreak. (Thanks for emailing us, if you did!) Here’s the first one she tackled: Is California still …

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Massachusetts coronavirus: Boston conference is the epicenter of state’s outbreak as governor declares state of emergency

CPAC attendee with coronavirus attended event earlier than previously thought

The state announced 51 new presumptive positive cases Tuesday that are awaiting confirmation by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The surge brings the total number of confirmed or presumptive positive cases in Massachusetts to 92. Seventy of the cases are related to employees at Cambridge biotechnology company …

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Republican Mayor Drops Donald Trump for Joe Biden in Key Swing State of Michigan

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With Tuesday’s Democratic primaries hours away, former Vice President Joe Biden has found an unexpected supporter in Sterling Heights, Michigan Mayor Michael Taylor, a Republican. “Since announcing my endorsement of Joe Biden I have received an outpouring of encouraging messages and believe even more strongly that Joe Biden is the …

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