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Trump locks down all travel from Europe to the United States — except the UK

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President Donald Trump began his address to the nation by saying that the “foreign virus” is being handled by the “best” people.

“This is the most aggressive and comprehensive effort to confront a foreign virus in modern history,” he said.

He announced that the country was saved by blocking Chinese travel into the United States. The only reason the virus spread more in the United States, he said, is because European travels.

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However, Trump said that it would not apply to the United Kingdom, but didn’t explain why.

Trump said that he would prevent “surprise billing” from insurance and that his people are helping create the anti-viral medication needed to save lives.

“The risk is very very low,” he said, promising people that were young would be fine.

He said that he would consider action to help fund people who can’t work due to the virus.

“The virus will not have a chance against us,” he promised.

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“We’re having to fix a problem that four weeks ago nobody ever thought would be a problem,” he also said. The first case was reported in the United States 7 weeks ago.

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Early data reveals African Americans are contracting and dying of coronavirus at alarming rate: report

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by Akilah Johnson and Talia Buford

The coronavirus entered Milwaukee from a white, affluent suburb. Then it took root in the city’s black community and erupted.

As public health officials watched cases rise in March, too many in the community shrugged off warnings. Rumors and conspiracy theories proliferated on social media, pushing the bogus idea that black people are somehow immune to the disease. And much of the initial focus was on international travel, so those who knew no one returning from Asia or Europe were quick to dismiss the risk.

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Trump touted Abbott Labs’ quick COVID-19 test — but HHS document shows only 5,500 are on the way for entire US

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A coronavirus test made by Abbott Laboratories and introduced with considerable fanfare by President Donald Trump in a Rose Garden news conference this week is giving state and local health officials very little added capacity to perform speedy tests needed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.“That’s a whole new ballgame,” Trump said. “I want to thank Abbott Labs for the incredible work they’ve done. They’ve been working around-the-clock.”Yet a document circulated among officials at the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week shows that state ... (more…)

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Dr. Fauci gets added security as Trump fans denounce him as ‘deep state’ agent

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The government assigned additional security for Dr. Anthony Fauci in the face of growing threats and fawning admirers.

The infectious-diseases expert has become the face of the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus outbreak, and he has also become a target for criticism from right-wing commentators and bloggers who want President Donald Trump to ease social distancing restrictions to restart the economy, reported the Washington Post.

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