US coronavirus deaths of 34,522 just ‘the tip of the iceberg’ as untested patients die at home, CDC expert warns – The Sun

THE US coronavirus death toll of almost 35,000 is just the “tip of the iceberg”, an expert from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has warned. Mark Hayward, an expert on mortality figures, said America’s total figures are being vastly underestimated due to a lack of testing as the total infection count nears 680,000. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog […]

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Donald Trump’s three-phase plan to reopen economy to take months

Washington: US President Donald Trump has given state governors a road map for recovering from the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic, laying out a phased approach to restoring normal activity. President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in The White House.Credit:AP The new guidelines are aimed at easing restrictions in areas with low transmission of the […]

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White House steers withheld WHO funds to other organizations

The White House budget office has told federal agencies to redirect World Health Organization funds to groups that do similar work, indicating a 60-day suspension of WHO funding ordered by President Trump will be permanent. The funds will flow instead to outfits such as the Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse after Trump said Tuesday the WHO needed reform after failing […]

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Long Island residents are flushing socks and gloves down toilets

Long Island residents confined to their homes amid social-distancing rules have been clogging sewers by flushing socks, gloves and other “fibruous materials” down their toilets, a report said Thursday. The Nassau County residents have backed up sewage-treatment plants with the materials, which bind together in pipes and arrive at the plants in large balls, Newsday reported. The rag block-ups account […]

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Doctors told they DON'T need to list Covid-19 on death certificates

NHS doctors are being told they DON’T need to list Covid-19 on death certificates of coronavirus patients, leaked documents reveal Hospital guidance was obtained by not-for-profit organisation Good Law Project Tells medics ‘pneumonia or community-acquired pneumonia are acceptable’ Says Covid-19 may be mentioned in other areas of form ‘should the doctor wish’ Learn more about how to help people impacted […]

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GOP senators call for tough response against China over coronavirus crisis

The already tattered US-China relationship appears to be taking a hit as a growing chorus of GOP senators begins calling for and taking action against the communist nation over its involvement in the coronavirus pandemic. Just days after Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) announced a wide-ranging investigation into the origins of the virus and the Chinese Communist […]

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Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Germany’s relatively low death rate from the coronavirus has been attributed to its fast response with testing and isolating – and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s just-announced strategy for eventually exiting the lockdown may offer a blueprint for other nations, according to reports. After meeting Wednesday with the 16 state governors, Merkel described the control of the virus’ spread as a “fragile […]

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