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Some Quarantined News – SOME MORE NEWS

Some Quarantined News – SOME MORE NEWS

(upbeat music) (whirring) – Hi everybody! Here’s some news. Here we are. Here’s some quarantined news. It’s a not a hoax, and we’re gonna get through this together. We just have to ride this out inside for a while and avoid large crowds, which is why I’m doing this week’s episode and a lot of future episodes without my usual studio audience, who quite frankly, never seen to love the show to begin with, but if we stick to this,…

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Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. State Department says that it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries. But some 30,000 Americans are still stuck abroad. And, as Nick Schifrin reports, they are worried about local border closures and health care systems becoming overwhelmed. NICK SCHIFRIN: When 28-year-old Samantha Behlog landed in Honduras earlier this month, she didn’t need to social distance from the children she was trying to help. She and her volunteer team brought…

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Donald Trump dismisses coronavirus as a ‘purely medical problem’

Donald Trump dismisses coronavirus as a ‘purely medical problem’

America will again and soon be open for business very soon. A lot sooner than three or four months that somebody was suggesting. A lot sooner. We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself. We’re not going to let the cure be worse than the problem. At the end of the 15 day period we’ll make a decision as to which way we want to go, where we want to go, the timing and essentially we’re referring…

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The U.S. now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world

The U.S. now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world

JUDY WOODRUFF: Coronavirus infections have passed the half-million mark worldwide tonight, with 23,000 deaths. And the United States now has more than 82,000 cases, more than any other country, including 1,100 deaths. Meanwhile, a huge economic rescue bill is nearing final approval in Congress amid a tidal wave of unemployment claims from people thrown out of work. Amna Nawaz begins our coverage. AMNA NAWAZ: In one of the first major measures of the pandemic’s economic impact, a staggering figure; 3.3…

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Are Political Cures Worse Than the Disease?

Are Political Cures Worse Than the Disease?

– We’re all coping as best we can with the risks and disruptions that come hand in hand with the threat of the COVID-19 virus. We all have our part to do and we all have to take this pandemic seriously. But what if the economic cure is worse than the disease? What if our political leaders, with the best stated intentions, are making us less safe in the name of public safety? You see, our longterm ability to ensure…

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How Kenyans in America are dealing with Coronavirus | Tuko TV

How Kenyans in America are dealing with Coronavirus | Tuko TV

My fellow Kenyans, if you have been asked to stay at home, just stay at home Hello Kenyans, my name is Kobia Eriongo I live in Indianapolis, Indiana in the USA I just want to talk to you about this coronavirus I want to let you know that here in Indianapolis we too have been affected by this coronavirus Schools have been closed here for two weeks now, children are at home Children have been undertaking online lessons after they…

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Stories from Americans who have lost their income amid the pandemic

Stories from Americans who have lost their income amid the pandemic

JUDY WOODRUFF: The huge rise in unemployment claims we learned about today, nearly 3.3 million filed over the past week, dwarfs all historical records in the United States. Many economists say that that number doesn’t fully capture the true number of people who have been laid off or furloughed, or are out of work because they are losing their business. We asked people today to share some of their stories and the real struggles they are facing right now. Here’s…

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NY Hospitals Face Growing Crisis as Coronavirus Deaths in US Reach 1,200 | TODAY

NY Hospitals Face Growing Crisis as Coronavirus Deaths in US Reach 1,200 | TODAY

I’M HOME AGAIN. HODA, IT’S BEEN A LOT WEEK. HODA, IT’S BEEN A LOT WEEK. A LOT OF DEVELOPMENTS AND THAT A LOT OF DEVELOPMENTS AND THAT CONTINUES. CONTINUES.>>A BUSY MORNING.>>A BUSY MORNING. MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS ON THE MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS ON THE CORONAVIRUS. CORONAVIRUS. THE 85,000 CASES IN THE U.S., THE 85,000 CASES IN THE U.S., NOW THE MOST IN THE WORLD. NOW THE MOST IN THE WORLD. AT LEAST 1200 DEATHS ARE BEING AT LEAST 1200 DEATHS ARE BEING BLAMED…

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