Virginia Agrees to Spend $27 Million for Medical Supplies

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a round-up of all today’s Virginia news coming right up. But First… Experts predict we could see coronavirus peak in Virginia around April 20. According to new projections from the University of Washington, Virginia is one of the four states that could potentially see a peak...

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Trump Removes Watchdog in Charge of Overseeing Coronavirus Relief Package

Trump removed the inspector general who was the chair of a special oversight board intended to help businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus.

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Trump Reportedly Has ‘Financial Interest’ in Drug He Says Fights COVID-19

Ignoring medical experts and scientists, Trump has aggressively promoted hydroxychloroquine, while acknowledging that he isn’t a doctor and instead relies on “common sense.”

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The Pandemic Is Proof That Women Need an Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill

“With insurance companies regulating how many months supply of birth control people can get at one time, in most places, it's not possible to get extra birth control, as the CDC has recommended doing with necessary medications.”

This Friday, March 27, 2020 photo shows the Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Richmond, Va.  The Center is dealing with an outbreak of COVID-19 cases. Officials said Thursday that a few residents have died and dozens are showing symptoms. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Death Toll At Nursing Home Linked To Half Of Virginia Coronavirus Deaths Rises To 28

Eight more residents of a Virginia long-term care facility who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the death toll amid the outbreak to 28, the facility's administrator said Monday.

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Trump Doesn’t Think There’s A Medical Supply Shortage. These Hospitals Beg to Differ.

An internal government report released Monday contradicts President Trump’s assessment that hospital administrators are “thrilled to be where they are.”

Virginia Distilleries Can Now Deliver

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a round-up of all today’s Virginia news coming right up. But First… 2020 was supposed to be the year of the oyster for many Virginia oyster suppliers and restaurants. But the unexpected coronavirus pandemic has halted those plans as oyster farmers find their stock piling up...

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Now in Intensive Care Due to Coronavirus

The British Prime Minister has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.