Tag: coronavirus testing

The U.S. Doesn’t Have Nearly Enough Coronavirus Tests to Open the Economy

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The U.S. needs to triple its coronavirus testing if it hopes to safely reopen the economy in a month, according to researchers at Harvard University. The U.S. is currently testing roughly 150,000 people a day for COVID-19, according to the COVID Tracking […]

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Are senior living communities safe during COVID-19?

Senior Care Communities Were in the News Early On. For a short period in February 2020, the epicenter of the novel (new) corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nationally, could be found at the Life Care Center, a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington. Since the first resident tested positive for the virus on February 19, it […]

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Bailouts Won’t Save the Economy. More Coronavirus Tests Will.

No sooner had the ink dried on the last $2 trillion round of economic relief from the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic than President Trump and Congress began contemplating the next bill to address the crisis. There is, after all, crisis to spare. You might think the emergency on Washington’s mind is the rapidly […]

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America-Unites

We will win. We organized a fundraiser to help our doctors!

Every day they wage war on the front lines with a worldwide infection. Please contribute to the fight against the pandemic, subscribe to our resource. Please subscribe. We must unite for the good of our future. We will direct all funds to our doctors. Let’s stop it together. America is united. There are at least […]

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Fix It, Jesus: Pastor Jamal Bryant Had Plans To Charge $150 For Coronavirus Testing That Should Be Free

Source: Prince Williams / Getty Jamal Bryant‘s church New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia recently made plans to test 1,000 people for coronavirus. However, they wanted to charge people money for a process that should be free. According to AJC, the church has now postponed their plans due to Gov. Brian Kemp’s statewide shelter-in-place […]

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Coronavirus Testing Videos Go Viral As World Sees What It’s Really Like

Source: Twitter Unfortunately, the situation is still grim when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. At the start of March, testing for the virus was limited, which caused only 70 cases to be reported in the U.S. with most of them being tied to overseas travel. Now that testing is more […]

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First Responders Plead for Trump Administration to Prioritize Them for Coronavirus Tests

Photo: Frederic J. Brown (AFP via Getty Images) If you’re like me, it feels like the coronavirus pandemic just straight exposed all the failings of our current systems. You would think being caught with their pants down would spur the Trump administration to be more proactive about, well, everything. Apparently not, though. The Trump administration […]

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