Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


Contrary to the CDC's recommendations, President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend in a car full of Secret Service officers to wave to his supporters (AP Photo/Anthony Peltier).
As Doctors, We Took a Pledge to Do No Harm. Our President Should Too.

We've seen the toll that the coronavirus has taken in hospitals across the country. Despite what President Trump says and does, the coronavirus is dangerous, still spreading, and worthy of being feared.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday (AP Photo/Julio Cortez).
President Trump and First Lady Test Positive for Coronavirus

Trump has held multiple events without masks or social distancing, The presidents senior adviser, Hope Hicks, also tested positive.

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This Virginia School Board Voted to Go All Virtual After Teachers Protested Hybrid Approach

After opposition from teachers and parents, the system decided to go fully virtual. As the 2020-2021 academic year approaches, several Virginia schools are reconsidering their reopening plans after an uptick of COVID-19 cases in their areas.  Goochland County Public Schools is one of those systems that went back to the drawing board. The school board...

Gov. Ralph Northam speaks during a news conference in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Republicans Try to Limit Governor’s Pandemic Emergency Powers

Their bills come as COVID cases spike in regions of Virginia.

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75% of Detained Immigrants at Virginia Detention Center Have COVID-19

Detained immigrants are begging to be released from detention centers throughout the country as coronavirus cases continue to spread inside the facilities.

A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Stay Outdoors but Avoid Large Crowds: How to Celebrate Fourth of July While Protecting Yourself From COVID-19

Medical experts have advised Americans to spend time outdoors, practice social distancing, wash and sanitize their hands, avoid large crowds, and limit contact with people outside of their household.

Motorists line up at a coronavirus testing site. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Only 17 States and D.C. Are Testing at the Level Needed to Stop COVID-19

A new analysis released by the Harvard Global Health Institute and NPR found the level of testing in many states is not adequate enough to curb coronavirus.