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How a San Diego doctor fought infectious disease with just three words

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SAN DIEGO — Identify. Isolate. Inform.Those three little words aren’t much on their own. They’re not even a complete sentence. But they encapsulate an idea born in the mind of Dr. Kristi Koenig, medical director of the San Diego County Emergency Medical System, that has revolutionized the way that medical professionals tackle treating patients with infectious diseases.Though the big Ebola scare of 2014 created the impetus to find a better way, Koenig’s idea has been adapted to a host of other pathogens, most recently novel coronavirus, which has now killed more than 2,300 in China and infected…

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Secret Service places $45,000 ’emergency order’ for golf carts in town with Trump property during pandemic

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On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that the Secret Service has this week placed a $45,000 "emergency order" to rent golf carts in Sterling, Virginia — where President Donald Trump owns a golf club.

The Secret Service says the order is necessary to protect a "dignitary" in Sterling — a pattern that tends to precede Trump's golfing trips.

"The new contract, which the Secret Service described as an 'emergency order,' does not mention Trump or the golf club by name. But it closely mirrors past contracts signed by the Secret Service, for agents accompanying Trump to his golf clubs in New Jersey and Florida," wrote David A. Fahrenthold and Jonathan O'Connell. "The White House declined to comment Wednesday. Neither Trump’s company, the Trump Organization, nor the Secret Service responded to questions."

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Coronavirus Task Force believes more lives could have been saved if Trump acted sooner: report

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Despite what the White House is saying, the Coronavirus Task Force does believe that American lives could have been saved if President Donald Trump had acted sooner, according to a source close to the taskforce.

CNN reported Wednesday that the White House is still claiming that they did "everything right," in responding to the coronavirus. For those watching the news for the past several news, supplies couldn't have been acquired faster. While the country was having a run on toilet paper, the White House was still struggling to explain to people why they shouldn't panic. As we head into April, however, that has changed.

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Here’s why Mike Bloomberg’s laid off campaign workers are getting smaller paychecks than they thought

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Since suspending his campaign, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has taken heat for firing a number of campaign staffers he had promised would have jobs until November — even if he didn't win the nomination. People who were enticed to work for Bloomberg's campaign with generous salaries and benefits, who expected steady income for a year, are suddenly and unexpectedly without a job in the middle of a deadly pandemic and crippling economic downturn.

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