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State health systems strained as coronavirus outbreak spreads

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor. Bill Pugliano | Getty Images The governors of Louisiana and Michigan, two emerging hot spots for the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., warned their state health systems are straining amid a surge in patients and looming......
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Coronavirus live updates: Global cases near 700,000

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 679,000 Global......
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NY Gov. Cuomo says Trump has no authority to impose quarantine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, speaks during a news conference at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday......
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New York City hospital criticized for slow coronavirus protections

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Social workers at a New York City hospital battling the coronavirus outbreak say the hospital dragged its feet at taking precautions to protect them from getting infected or from possibly spreading COVID-19 to patients. Among the biggest complaints by social......
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New York orders thousands of manually operated pump ventilators

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gov. Andrew Cuomo demonstrates how a “bag valve mask” works at a press conference Saturday, March 28. Governor’s office, press conference Coronavirus patients in New York will have to resort to using bag valve masks if the Empire State doesn’t......
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New York pushes Democratic presidential primary to June amid coronavirus outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Voters cast ballots at an Upper East City polling station in New York City on Nov. 8th, 2016. Adam Jeffery | CNBC New York’s presidential primary election will be pushed back from April 28 to June 23 as the coronavirus......
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Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Donald Trump attend briefing about the coronavirus outbreak in the press briefing room at the White House on March 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is considering an $850 billion stimulus package......
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Uber drivers struggle to find income amid coronavirus pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A ride share driver picks up passengers at O’Hare Airport on April 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson / Getty Images Earlier this month, as talk of a new virus outbreak in the U.S. revved up, Robert Richwine, an Uber......
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Philippines sees largest daily rise in deaths, India turns to idled trains

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  All times below are in Eastern......
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Coronavirus hits already struggling US farmers with drop in prices

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this photo taken March 20, 2020, cattle rancher Joe Whitesell rides his horse in a field near Dufur, Oregon, as he helps a friend herd cattle. Gillian Flaccus | AP U.S. farmers have endured a slew of financial hardships......
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US households are being mailed Trump’s coronavirus guidelines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. households are being mailed a version of the COVID-19 guidelines released almost two weeks ago by the White House Coronavirus Task Force — and the guidelines are specifically called “President Trump’s,” a designation some argue comes across as political.  The......
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Trump told Pence not to call Washington, Michigan governors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 23, 2020. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump said......
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Coronavirus pandemic could inflict long-lasting emotional trauma, PTSD

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Health care professionals take a break awaiting patients as they test for COVID-19 at the ProHEALTH testing site in Jericho, New York, March 24, 2020. Steve Pfost | Newsday RM | Getty Images Researchers are warning that the coronavirus pandemic......
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Navy’s hospital ship arrives in LA to ease surge of coronavirus patients

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The hospital ship USNS Mercy transits the Pacific Ocean toward Guam. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen | US Navy WASHINGTON — A U.S. military hospital ship arrived in Los Angeles on Friday to help local efforts to beat back......
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Fiorina says big companies haven’t ‘earned’ coronavirus relief

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina criticized the coronavirus relief package passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, saying that the bill was too generous to large companies.  “It’s the $500 billion of corporate bailout that......
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US coronavirus cases top 100,000, doubling in three days

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. surpassed 100,000 Friday, doubling in just three days as the pandemic accelerates and the U.S. rolls out broader testing measures. Data from Johns Hopkins University showed the total number of coronavirus cases as 101,707......
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Trump orders General Motors to make ventilators under Defense Production Act

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump has ordered General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act hours after criticizing the company for not acting quickly enough to produce the devices amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The Korean War-era statute can force certain American......
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Pentagon reports more than 600 cases and 2 deaths

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Since the coronavirus emerged, the Pentagon has reported a total of 652 confirmed cases of the coronavirus within the Department of Defense. Of the 652 cases, 343 are active-duty military, 135 are civilians, 111 dependents and 63 contractors. These figures include......
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United Airlines warns aid isn’t enough to avoid workforce cuts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here United Airlines planes at Newark Liberty International Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC United Airlines warned Friday that it expects to reduce its workforce because of the rapid spread of coronavirus and severe measures to stop the disease’s spread, despite a sweeping......

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