Coronavirus


Traffic is sparse as it winds around the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave near downtown Tuesday April 7, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has instituted a stay at home order until June 10th for the entire state. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Hard-Won Teacher Pay Raises on Hold as Coronavirus Hits State Revenue

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to delay some long-sought Democratic priorities until more is known about how the pandemic will affect the economy, pushing back decisions on whether to give teachers and state workers raises, freeze in-state college tuition, and implement other new spending in the budget lawmakers passed only last month.

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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.”

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Task Force To Virginians: Be On The Lookout For Coronavirus Relief Check Scams

Officials in Virginia are warning of possible scams related to the coronavirus epidemic. And they're particularly worried about the $1,200 checks that many Americans will receive from the federal government in the coming weeks and months.