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Democrats Seek Interviews to Better Understand Possible Political Interference in Early Coronavirus Response

[ad_1] Democrats on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis are seeking interviews with 11 current and former government officials as they continue to investigate the federal government’s coronavirus response and alleged political interference during the Trump administration.  “Today, Chairman James E. Clyburn and all Democratic members of the …

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Florida Leads U.S. In New Covid-19 Coronavirus Cases, Yet Sticks With Weekly Not Daily Reporting

[ad_1] Florida now accounts for one out of every five new reported Covid-19 coronavirus infections in the … [+] U.S. Pictured here is Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A lot can happen in a week. From July 16 …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Concerns About the Delta Variant Rise; Administration Will ‘Continue to Follow the Science’ for Agency Reentry Plans

[ad_1] Monday was the deadline for agencies to submit their back to work plans to the Office of Management and Budget, as Government Executive previously reported. When asked for any updates on the plans and/or changes in planning due to the spread of the Delta variant, which accounts for more …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Administration Hits Six-Month Mark

[ad_1] President Biden hosted his second Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, which marked his administration’s six-month anniversary, and he gave remarks about what his administration has accomplished so far and addressed concerns about the pandemic. “I know folks are watching the number of cases rising again and wondering, quite frankly, what …

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COVID-19 cases continue to grow as Florida preps for Back to School

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. — With Florida schools set to open in a little more than two weeks, COVID-19 and its variants are on the rise in Florida and across the nation. The numbers show a pandemic that is far from subsiding and without major changes, could be around for a …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Smithsonian and National Archives Advance Reopenings; Court Sides with CDC on Cruises 

[ad_1] The Health and Human Services inspector general office tweeted on Monday that July 26-30 is whistleblower Appreciation Week. “Whistleblowers play a critical role in keeping our government honest, efficient [and] accountable,” said the tweet. “We will share one #MythandFact each day during the week to help dispel myths about …

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Face Mask Requirements Returning As Covid-19 Coronavirus Cases Rise

[ad_1] Los Angeles County has re-instituted face mask requirements for everyone indoors. Here models Sara … [+] Sampaio, Jasmine Tookes and Josephine Skriver are seen wearing face masks on March 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachpoot/MEGA/GC Images) GC Images Well, this is what happens when the genie …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Surgeon General Advises on Health Misinformation; New Group Watches for Identity Theft 

[ad_1] The White House is ramping up its efforts to get more young people vaccinated. Vaccination rates are “different in county to county and in state to state,” but “we also recognize, looking at the data, that there are portions of the population, demographics, including people under the age of …

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COVID-19 Case Counts Rising in 46 States

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[ad_1] July 14, 2021 — COVID-19 case counts are rising in nearly all states, according to the latest estimates. Forty-six states reported that new COVID-19 cases rose 10% this week over the previous week, CNN reported, citing the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. In 31 of those states, …

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