White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

The White House denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in some hard-hit states look bad as “entirely false.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Key Considerations for Transferring Patients to Relief Healthcare Facilities when Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

This guidance outlines key considerations for states and healthcare systems to consider strategies for transferring patients, staff, and supplies between health facilities to optimize patient care, balance resources, and minimize use of crisis care standards. One option is the identification … Read more…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker says states were forced to compete in ‘sick Hunger Games’ competition for PPE without national coronavirus plan

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said states were forced to compete in a “Hunger Games”-like competition for personal protective equipment when the pandemic began because of a lackluster national response. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Texas, California and Florida, the three most populous states, are setting records for new daily cases as governors plead with residents to take precautions

The three most populous states are setting records for new coronavirus cases daily — and an expert fears major Texas cities could see “apocalyptic” numbers if the trend continues. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Instacart, Netflix, Amazon Prime—are they still worth the cost? How to save money as states reopen

Your spending probably changed during quarantine. As states start reopening post coronavirus, it’s worth assessing which monthly expenses to keep and which to cut. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

N.Y., N.J. And Conn. To Impose Quarantine On Travelers From States With High Coronavirus Rates

Travelers headed to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut from states with high coronavirus rates may be forced to reconsider their plans. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo joined with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont on … Read more…

States might not need to do an ‘absolute shutdown’ if they run into coronavirus trouble, Dr. Fauci says

In some other states, the recent surge in new cases around the country has prompted officials to delay reopening plans. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

NYC ER doctor hopes the rest of the U.S. learned lessons from the city as states see virus cases spike

“I’m quite concerned that we had this peak, that we’ve started to trend down and now we’re going right back up again,” Dr. Craig Spencer told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

45.7 million have filed unemployment during the pandemic—greater than the combined population of 23 states

Subscribe to How To Reopen, our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic. More than 1.5 million Americans filed initial unemployment claims in the week ending June 13. That’s an improvement of … Read more…

Coronavirus cases are rising in many states, but the infectious disease expert says to watch how many people are hospitalized

Coronavirus cases are on an upswing in several states and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says cases could rise this summer as states reopen. But the nation’s top infectious disease expert said a second wave of the … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Food market shut in Beijing after 45 cases; hospitalizations rise in some U.S. states

The coronavirus has infected more than 7.6 million people around the world as of Saturday, killing at least 425,869 people. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

University of Arizona doctor: People not wearing masks is a factor in state’s spike in coronavirus cases

“This idea that we can just kind of go back to normal prematurely has been a big issue,” University of Arizona’s Dr. Farshad Marvasti told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

As states reopen, it’s a race against the clock for small businesses to pay bills and stay solvent

As states reopen, the focus has turned to whether smaller companies can find enough business to survive, preventing a wave of failures. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 21-September 23, 2017

During May 21-September 23, 2017,* the United States experienced low-level seasonal influenza virus activity; however, beginning in early September, CDC received reports of a small number of localized influenza outbreaks caused by influenza A(H3N2) viruses. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Coronavirus By the Numbers: U.S. States Reopen As COVID-19 Cases Reach 5.1 Million Worldwide

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Trump uses official travel to gain campaign edge in swing states as he seeks to move past the pandemic

The president’s trips have taken on clear campaign overtones as pushes for states to move beyond the pandemic and restart their economies despite continuing public health concerns and the rising coronavirus death toll. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

At least 4 states combined numbers from two tests, possibly providing a misleading picture of coronavirus spread

At least four states combined data from two different test results, potentially providing a misleading picture of when and where coronavirus spread as the nation eases restrictions. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Trump escalates campaign to discredit mail balloting, threatening federal funds to two battleground states

Trump’s claims that absentee voting will encourage cheating came as state and national GOP leaders are mounting aggressive field operations to encourage their voters to cast ballots by mail. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

All 50 States Set To Partially Reopen As Number Of COVID-19 Death Surpass 92,000 | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Trump Administration Tells States To Yank Benefits From Those Who Won’t Return To Work

New Labor Department guidance encourages states to get employers to report on people refusing job offers. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2018

In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months (1). During each influenza season since 2004-05, CDC has estimated the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza associated with medically … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2018

In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months (1). During each influenza season since 2004-05, CDC has estimated the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza associated with medically … Read more…

Brazilian States Expand Coronavirus Restrictions as Death Toll Mounts

Authorities in five Brazilian states are tightening restrictions on residents amid a steep increase in reported deaths from Covid-19, clashing with President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to reopen Brazil’s beleaguered economy. WSJ.com: World News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Brazilian States Expand Coronavirus Restrictions as Death Toll Mounts

Authorities in five Brazilian states are tightening restrictions on residents amid a steep increase in reported deaths from Covid-19, clashing with President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to reopen Brazil’s beleaguered economy. WSJ.com: World News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it’ll start to reopen

States across the country continued Thursday to work toward reopening as researchers said the novel coronavirus has been deadlier in the United States than the seasonal flu. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Coronavirus lessons learned in Asia show US is at risk of a resurgence in cases as states reopen businesses

“This is a tough, tough virus,” said disease specialist Dr. Dale Fisher. “All it takes is one infected person and it spreads like wildfire.” Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season

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Coronavirus By the Numbers: Some U.S. States Reopen As COVID-19 Cases Reach 3.5 Million Worldwide

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Coronavirus By the Numbers: Some U.S. States Reopen As COVID-19 Cases Reach 3.5 Million Worldwide

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Coronavirus cases are likely artificially low in some states thanks to flawed testing

An analysis of COVID-19 testing and cases along U.S. counties that border another state found the numbers to be a poor indicator of readiness.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2017-18 Season and Composition of the 2018-19 Influenza Vaccine

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The US just reported its deadliest day for coronavirus patients as states reopen, according to WHO

Dozens of states have unveiled reopening plans and several, including Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, have already begun to allow nonessential retailers to reopen. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved an experimental drug to treat Covid-19 patients. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved an experimental drug to treat Covid-19 patients. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Haircut? Sure. Flying? Maybe not. As states reopen, Americans more comfortable with small steps, survey shows

Both Republicans and Democrats showed hesitation when it came to sending children back to school or going to a concert, among other things.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Haircut? Sure. Flying? Maybe not. As states reopen, Americans more comfortable with small steps, survey shows

Both Republicans and Democrats showed hesitation when it came to sending children back to school or going to a concert, among other things.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Nikki Haley shreds FBI over Michael Flynn case: ‘I can’t believe this happened in the United States’

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told Fox News Thursday that “someone needs to pay” after recently unsealed documents revealed questionable conduct by top FBI officials during the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. FOX News SPECIAL … Read more…

Nikki Haley shreds FBI over Michael Flynn case: ‘I can’t believe this happened in the United States’

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told Fox News Thursday that “someone needs to pay” after recently unsealed documents revealed questionable conduct by top FBI officials during the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. FOX News SPECIAL … Read more…

These 18 states are already paying gig workers and self-employed Americans unemployment

About a third of states are currently paying out unemployment compensation under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, which covers gig workers, independent contractors and self-employed Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

These 18 states are already paying gig workers and self-employed Americans unemployment

About a third of states are currently paying out unemployment compensation under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, which covers gig workers, independent contractors and self-employed Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Coronavirus: New York Looks To Expand Testing, Hard-Hit States See Surge In Cases | NBC Nightly News

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New York Gov. Cuomo rips Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s ‘really dumb’ suggestion to let states declare bankruptcy

McConnell, who leads the Senate GOP, had said on a radio show that he supports allowing states to declare bankruptcy rather than get federal money to cover budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE:

William Barr: Feds Could Challenge States If Stay-At-Home Orders Go ‘Too Far’

The attorney general said the Justice Department could hypothetically side with plaintiffs who file civil liberties lawsuits against states over quarantine orders. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Trump Tells Three States To ‘LIBERATE’ As U.S. Death Toll Tops 36,000 | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States – 2017-2018 influenza season

This web page provides estimates on the burden of influenza in the United States for the 2017-2018 influenza season. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Minestrone Soup Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in 32 States and the District of Columbia

Whole Foods Market stores are voluntarily recalling Minestrone Soup because the products may contain undeclared milk. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Coronavirus live news: China GDP shrinks 6.8% as Trump says 29 states could reopen ‘relatively soon’

Brazil’s president fires health minister; IMF predicts zero growth in Latin America and Caribbean for decade to 2025; UK extends lockdown by three weeks. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glance Trump defers to governors in guidelines for … Read more…

Sessions says employment-based immigration moratorium is ‘no doubt …in the interest of the United States’

Former Attorney General and current Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Sessions joined “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Thursday to explain his proposal for a moratorium on immigration until America’s unemployment rate recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

Trump wants some states to reopen soon but new outbreaks continue in nursing homes and food processing plants

President Donald Trump told governors they can reopen their states soon if they want but health officials across the country are still battling numerous coronavirus outbreaks. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Trump says he’ll speak to all 50 governors and will be ‘authorizing’ reopenings. States disagree on his role

Republican and Democrat governors said they wouldn’t yield responsibility for deciding when to unwind restrictions aimed at slowing the virus’ spread.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: U.S. Hit Grim Milestone As All 50 States Are Under Disaster Declaration

Over a 22-day span, Trump has declared a major emergency in all 50 states and most territories through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The final disaster declaration happened on Saturday, the same day the U.S. hit another milestone, becoming … Read more…

States are restricting Easter gatherings amid COVID-19. Churches and lawmakers are pushing back.

As people across the nation prepare to celebrate Easter, states are cracking down on religious gatherings to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Cities and states brace for economic ‘reckoning,’ eyeing cuts and fearing federal coronavirus aid isn’t enough

The economic carnage wrought by the coronavirus is threatening city and state governments with financial ruin, according to local leaders, who say their ability to maintain roads, schools and basic social services is at risk at a time when their … Read more…

Community Mitigation Guidance for COVID-19 Response in the United States: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Community Preparedness and Outbreak Response

Community Mitigation Guidance for COVID-19 Response in the United States: Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for Community Preparedness and Outbreak Response 2019 Novel Coronavirus SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Trump Calls States ‘Complainers,’ Says Federal Govt. Is Just A ‘Backup’ | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Coronavirus in the US: How all 50 states are responding – and why nine still refuse to issue stay-at-home orders

Forty-one states have stay-at-home orders in effect, covering more than 300 million Americans. Pressure is growing for the holdouts to follow suit.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019 Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST … Read more…

Bernie Sanders Warns Bill Maher That Donald Trump May Use Coronavirus Relief Money To Boost Chances In Battleground States

Bernie Sanders warned HBO Real Time host Bill Maher that it’s entirely possible that President Donald Trump will direct coronavirus relief money to states based on whether he needs to win them in the 2020 presidential race. “If you think that … Read more…

Coronavirus live news: Wuhan risk remains high, says party chief, as Trump blasts states

US president tests negative; 6.7m more Americans sign up for unemployment benefits; UK vows to test 100,000/day by end April. Follow the latest updates Latest developments: at a glance Virus-stricken Zaandam cruise liner docks in Florida Spies and export bans: … Read more…

More states announce lock down orders as coronavirus task force warns 100K-200K may die | MSNB

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Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Green Chile Chicken Tamales Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in Multiple States

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select Green Chile Chicken Tamales from stores across 24 states because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction … Read more…

Travelers from Countries with Widespread Sustained (Ongoing) Transmission Arriving in the United States

Depending on your travel history, you will be asked to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left an area with widespread or ongoing community spread. 2019 Novel Coronavirus SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Fearing market impact, Trump administration asks states to postpone unemployment data

The U.S. Department of Labor asked state governments to postpone publishing unemployment data on Thursday, so that they could publish as national numbers next week. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal … Read more…

Multiple US states issue stay-at-home orders. Italy calls out its military to enforce lockdowns after hundreds die within 24 hours.

Get info: Alerts | Newsletter | Podcast | Catch up Be involved: Send your questions and stories CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine

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Biden projected to win Arizona, capping wins in all three states voting Tuesday and continuing his streak over Sanders

Biden projected to sweep the states voting on Tuesday. He continues to widen his lead over Sanders in the race to face Trump in the November general election.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Powell says the Fed doesn’t see negative rates as ‘appropriate’ policy for the United States

The central bank chair said he is focusing on interest rates and other “liquidity tools” to keep credit flowing and financial markets operating properly. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury – United States, November 2019

A total of 2,172 U.S. e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases have been reported to CDC. Vitamin E acetate and tetrahydrocannabinol appear to be associated with the outbreak; however, no single causative agent has been identified. Seasonal … Read more…