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US passes 600,000 COVID-19 deaths

The United States has arrived at the grim milestone of 600,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19. The U.S. reached the 600,000 figure on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University. In the last week, reported deaths have averaged about 362 per day. “It was unimaginable a year and a half ago that we would reach this number,”… Read More »

UK passes 400,000 total coronavirus infections with rise of 4,926 in a day

Britain records 4,926 cases taking the total above 400,000 as 37 more victims are confirmed and ONS figures show weekly deaths are rising for the first time since APRIL but are still just 1% of all fatalities NHS England confirmed deaths of another 28 infected patients, while the Scottish Government recorded one Office for National… Read More »

US coronavirus death toll passes 80,000 as states move to phased reopening

America marked that grim death toll Monday as almost every state has made plans to partially reopen some businesses, something critics fear might contribute to an increase in the daily reports of fatalities. In New York, where there have been more than 26,000 deaths, coronavirus infection and hospitalization rates are down to where they were… Read More »

U.S. House Passes Drug Pricing Bill

Dec. 13, 2019 — A U.S. House Democrat bill that would give Medicare the authority to negotiate prescription drug prices and provide new benefits for seniors was passed Thursday in a 230-192 vote along party lines. However, the bill has no chance of being passed by the Republican-controlled Senate and the White House has threatened… Read More »