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New York City Builds Makeshift Morgue to Handle Expected Rise in Coronavirus Deaths

13 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said the refrigerated structures outside Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan are to provide emergency capacity if the city's permanent morgues fill up.
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Actors' union starts emergency fund for struggling artists during coronavirus shutdown

Actors' union starts emergency fund for struggling artists during coronavirus shutdown

14 days ago   |   By New York Post

As millions of people in New York City suffer from the coronavirus and its devastating economic effects, one of the hardest-hit places has been the legendary Great White Way. When Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered that all gatherings of 500 or more people were banned due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, he was also effectively...
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New York struggles with coronavirus, US deaths top 1,000

14 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

New York authorities mobilized to head off a public health disaster Wednesday, with the city's emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare - and perhaps a cautionary tale - for the rest of the country as...
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New York City has built a makeshift morgue as the city deals with a massive spike in coronavirus deaths, as 88 die in one day

New York City has built a makeshift morgue as the city deals with a massive spike in coronavirus deaths, as 88 die in one day

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A makeshift morgue has been built outside one of New York City's major hospitals to deal with an expected spike in coronavirus deaths.
Between Tuesday and Wednesday night, 88 more people in the city died of COVID-19.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a stark warning on Wednesday, saying half of the city's residents are likely to get the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus deaths continue to climb in New York City, which is quickly becoming one of the worst-hit places on earth, and is taking drastic action to cope.
Overnight, 88 more people...
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6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

The number of people seeking jobless benefits shot up again last week, as 6.6 million more of the unemployed filed first-time claims. Nearly 17 million have filed in the past... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

The number of people seeking jobless benefits shot up again last week, as 6.6 million more of the unemployed filed first-time claims. About 17 million have filed in the past... Read more ...

A USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor with coronavirus was taken to the ICU, as...

A USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor with coronavirus was taken to the ICU, as cases on the aircraft carrier continue to rise

A sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been taken to the US Naval Hospital Guam and placed in an intensive care unit. The sailor tested positive... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia plowed $1 billion into Shell and other European oil producers

Saudi Arabia plowed $1 billion into Shell and other European oil producers

Saudi Arabia snapped up about $1 billion worth of stock in four European oil companies, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday . The kingdom took advantage of the... Read more ...

COVID-19: Business loses license, 9 others under investigation in San Benito...

COVID-19: Business loses license, 9 others under investigation in San Benito County

Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez confirmed with Action News that Smokey Pete's Smoke Shop had its business license revoked after illegally operating during the stay-at-home order. Read more ...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump said he'd look into it

President Donald Trump joked at his Wednesday press briefing that he would "take a look" at pardoning Joe Exotic from Netflix's "Tiger King." The now-famous zookeeper is... Read more ...

SEC Suspends Trading Of Company That Sold 'At-Home' COVID-19 Tests

SEC Suspends Trading Of Company That Sold 'At-Home' COVID-19 Tests

Wellness Matrix Group said the test had been approved but the Food and Drug Administration said it has not authorized any such product. (Image credit: Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg... Read more ...

Anthony Fauci's vision for battling a second wave of coronavirus in the...

Anthony Fauci's vision for battling a second wave of coronavirus in the fall: Be prepared like we should have been in January

On Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed his playbook for preparing the US for potential future waves of COVID-19 infections , which could come after lockdowns lift or in the... Read more ...

Nearly 60% of the passengers on an Antarctic cruise ship have tested...

Nearly 60% of the passengers on an Antarctic cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus

More than half of those on board an Antarctic cruise ship have already tested positive for the coronavirus. The ship is stranded off the coast of Uruguay and not allowed to... Read more ...