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PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year: Downplaying coronavirus | National News

[ad_1] “This is the ‘war zone’ outside the hospital in my Brooklyn neighborhood,” Starnes said sarcastically. The video racked up more than 1.5 million views. Starnes’ video was one of the first examples of #FilmYourHospital, a conspiratorial social media trend that pushed back on the idea that hospitals had been …

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HHS Distances Itself From Trump Appointee Who Repeatedly Pushed For ‘Herd Immunity’

[ad_1] Topline The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has sought to distance itself from one of the agency’s former advisors—personally installed by President Trump—who the results of a watchdog investigation published Wednesday show repeatedly advocated for allowing millions of young and middle-aged Americans to become infected with Covid-19 …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Vaccine Distribution Begins; Trump and Biden Plan Messaging Campaigns  

[ad_1] As the death toll from the coronavirus has almost reached 300,000, distribution of Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine began on Monday after the Food and Drug Administration approved it for emergency use authorization on Friday. This coincides with the electors in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., meeting to …

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Trump does not wear mask at Army-Navy game despite Covid concerns

[ad_1] US President Donald Trump joins West Point cadets during the Army-Navy football game at Michie Stadium on December 12, 2020 in West Point, New York. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump did not wear a mask for some time while standing closely to West Point …

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Trump rails on election while largely mum on coronavirus toll

[ad_1] President Donald Trump has been highlighting lots of really big numbers this week: New highs for the stock market. The 100-plus House members backing a lawsuit challenging his election loss. The nearly 75 million people who voted for him. All the while, he’s looked past other staggering and more …

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Trump to sign Covid-19 vaccine executive order prioritizing Americans

[ad_1] US President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to wrestler Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on December 7, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive …

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Congress tries to reach relief deal

[ad_1] A display is seen as bipartisan members of the Senate and House gather to announce a framework for fresh Covid-19 relief legislation at a Capitol Hill news conference on Dec. 1, 2020. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Congress aims to scrape together a coronavirus relief package this week and prevent …

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