Reality check: 20% of Americans live in new coronavirus hot spots

It’s been a frequent Trump administration talking point on the recent spike in COVID-19 infections: Don’t worry, only a small sliver of U.S. counties is at greater risk. In offering … Read More

New York’s coronavirus outbreak hit poorer, nonwhite neighbourhoods hardest, data shows

The coronavirus has cut an unequal path of grief through New York City, hitting hardest in a ring of predominantly poorer, nonwhite neighborhoods a long subway and bus ride from … Read More

New York’s latest coronavirus cases are due to people leaving home: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s new confirmed COVID-19 cases are predominantly coming from people who left their homes to shop, exercise or socialize, rather than from essential workers, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on … Read More

U.S. coronavirus cases top 1 million as some states begin easing restrictions

The number of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases topped 1 million on Tuesday – representing a third of the global total – even as some states eased restrictions in the face … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. Federal Reserve slashes rates to nearly zero in response to COVID-19

The U.S. Federal Reserve slashed rates back to near zero, restarted bond buying and joined with other central banks to ensure liquidity in dollar lending to help put a floor under a rapidly … Read More

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