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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) speaks at the Coronavirus press briefing in Trenton. Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New Jersey restaurants won’t be allowed to resume indoor dining on Thursday as originally planned due to a growing number of coronavirus cases in other states, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday.  “Today
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Adenilson Souza Costa, 47 years, and his coworkers wearing protective gear carry a coffin at Vila Formosa Cemetery amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on May 18, 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Alexandre Schneider | Getty Images The coronavirus has now killed more than 500,000 people around the world as the number of confirmed infections exceeded
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Diane, a nurse from Houston, Texas, sunbathes at the beach next to her husband, both wearing facemasks, in Miami Beach, Florida on June 16, 2020. Eva Marie Uzcategui | AFP via Getty Images Florida reported 9,636 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, marking another record breaking day as cases continue to surge in the state, according to
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Protestors march against the separation of migrant children from their families on June 18, 2018 in Los Angeles. Mario Tama | Getty Images U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement must release children held in the country’s three family detention centers by July 17 because of the danger posed by the coronavirus pandemic, a federal judge in
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence listens after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images As more young people become infected with
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A waiter wearing a protective face shield and mask serves customers at a Third Street Promenade restaurant on June 21, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. David Livingston | Getty Images The U.S. reported more than 34,400 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data, after health officials in California,
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Dennis Macdonald | Getty Images There’s no clear evidence out-of-state quarantines like those imposed by New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are effective in containing the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. On Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that travelers arriving in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from Florida, Texas and
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An American Airlines Group Inc. plane prepares for landing at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Timothy Fadek | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. airline shares fell sharply Wednesday after state officials in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said they were imposing a two-week quarantine on travelers arriving
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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont told CNBC on Tuesday that the leaders of Arizona and Texas, two states grappling with growing Covid-19 outbreaks, should reinstitute more aggressive containment strategies.  “I’d close down the bars,” Lamont, a Democrat, said on “Closing Bell.”  Both Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott have said that a larger share of
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A national mask mandate is critical for the large-scale resumption of business travel during the coronavirus pandemic, CNBC’s Jim Cramer argued Monday.  “Unless everyone wears masks and there’s a unified decision from Washington that everyone must wear a mask, I think … corporate travel is just not going to come back the way people think,”
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A worker administers a test to a passenger at a drive-through site to collect samples for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic testing in Leesburg, Virginia, May 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters One of the components of contact tracing programs public health experts deem critical to controlling the Covid-19 outbreak includes finding and testing close contacts
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The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others in recent months as a possible treatment to people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is displayed at the Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah, May 27, 2020. George Frey | Reuters The National Institutes of Health has halted its clinical trial of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine
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Leading members of the coronavirus task force warned White House officials about the health risks of holding large-scale indoor campaign rallies and advised against the mass gatherings, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, and task force response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx both vocalized concerns internally in
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