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More than 300 US hospitals warn of supply shortages in coronavirus fight, watchdog says

More than 300 US hospitals warn of supply shortages in coronavirus fight, watchdog says

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hospitals fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the United States aren’t just worried about having sufficient protective masks and ventilators, they’re also worried about having enough toilet paper, healthy staff, and money to pay their bills in the coming weeks of the health crisis.That’s according to a new report from the inspector…

Trump, other top officials yet to don masks in public despite announcing CDC guidelines

Trump, other top officials yet to don masks in public despite announcing CDC guidelines

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump made the dramatic announcement on Friday after days of internal debate and anticipation: a recommendation that Americans wear cloth masks when they go out in public, guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.But in the days since, neither the president nor members of the coronavirus task…

Coronavirus government response updates: White House warns of dire two weeks ahead

Coronavirus government response updates: White House warns of dire two weeks ahead

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) — Members of the coronavirus task force have warned Americans to brace for dark days ahead.After the surgeon general likened the coming weeks to Pearl Harbor and the Sept. 11 terror attacks, and as the nation’s top doctors cautioned against even going to grocery store or pharmacy unless…

Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The intelligence community watchdog ousted by President Donald Trump says that he believes his firing was related, at least in part, to his handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint that set in motion the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry.”While I understand that the President can…

Wisconsin mayors seek to scrap in-person voting in last-ditch effort

Wisconsin mayors seek to scrap in-person voting in last-ditch effort

hermosawave/iStock(MADISON, Wis.) — As the novel coronavirus shutters nearly every aspect of American society, 10 mayors in Wisconsin are pushing for the pandemic to shut down one more: in-person voting.A new letter, signed by the mayors who represent some of the state’s largest cities including Milwaukee and Madison, urges Wisconsin’s top health official to invoke…