Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

Fauci says parts of U.S. are seeing a ‘distrubing surge’ of coronavirus

[ad_1] White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that parts of the U.S. are beginning to see a “disturbing surge” in coronavirus infections. While New York state is seeing a decline in Covid-19 cases, other states are seeing a rise in cases that “reflect an increase in community …

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Trump blames rise in coronavirus cases on testing, despite signs of spread

[ad_1] As coronavirus cases surge across the country, President Donald Trump continues to blame increased testing despite mounting evidence that the virus is spreading widely throughout some communities. At the outset of the U.S. outbreak, public health specialists criticized the country’s capacity to conduct widespread diagnostic testing as far too …

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Better coronavirus care, younger patients means fewer will die, Gottlieb says

[ad_1] As the coronavirus infects younger people and doctors learn to provide better care to patients, the death rate of Covid-19 could drop in coming weeks, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Tuesday. A number of governors, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas …

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Texas governor warns tough actions will be needed if coronavirus spikes more

[ad_1] Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol March 29, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Tom Fox | …

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Coronavirus contact tracing ‘will save lives’ if officials build it

[ad_1] Dr. Daniel Kombert, medical director for the Care Logistics Center and the director for the Clinical Command Center, middle, works with other medical professionals as they answer calls and track data at the Hartford HealthCare COVID-19 Command Center in Newington, Conn., on March 10, 2020. Kassi Jackson | Hartford …

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Coronavirus hospitalizations grow in Arizona and Texas

[ad_1] A medical student treats a COVID-19 patient, in Houston, Texas at United Memorial Medical Center. Carolyn Cole | Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The average number of people currently hospitalized with Covid-19 has grown in states such as Texas and Arizona as the nation’s number of cases continues …

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This is a ‘pivotal week’ for Texas, Florida as coronavirus cases spike

[ad_1] Florida, Texas, Arizona and other states seeing major spikes in new coronavirus cases are heading into a “pivotal week” that might determine whether “they’re tipping over into exponential growth or not,” former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday. A number of states, mostly …

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Larry Kudlow says a second wave of coronavirus cases ‘isn’t coming’

[ad_1] White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Monday that a “second wave” of coronavirus cases isn’t coming and that lawmakers will likely develop another stimulus package by the end of next month. Asked by “Squawk Box” co-host Becky Quick how he’s thinking about resurgences of Covid-19 cases …

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Here are five charts that track how the U.S. economy is recovering from coronavirus

[ad_1] Workers assists guests at check-in during the reopening of Bellagio hotel-casino on June 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. Ronda Churchill | AFP via Getty Images With states continuing to lift coronavirus restrictions, people across the U.S. have felt more comfortable traveling, taking transit, eating out and even moving to …

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What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case

[ad_1] A worker administers a test to a passenger at a drive-through site to collect samples for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic testing in Leesburg, Virginia, May 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters One of the components of contact tracing programs public health experts deem critical to controlling the Covid-19 outbreak …

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