• A heartbreaking New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths - just 1% of the total US death toll

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    The New York Times
    The New York Times prepared a powerful front page for its May 24 print edition, marking the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States.
    The newspaper listed the names of 1,000 people who died of COVID-19 - just 1% of the total death toll.
    The newspaper staff combed through obituaries and death notices for people whose cause of death was listed as COVID-19, and listed people's names, ages, and facts about their lives.
    An editor for the paper said she realized there was "a little bit of a fatigue with the data" among both Times journalists and the...
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  • Nearly half of US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, a new study finds

    Nearly half of US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, a new study finds

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Associated Press
    Twenty-four US states haven't contained their coronavirus outbreaks, according to a new study from Imperial College London.
    The researchers modeled the basic reproduction number - a number that helps determine how quickly the virus is spreading - for each state.
    They concluded that most states in the Midwest and the South are still seeing relatively high rates of transmission.
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    All 50 states have begun easing their lockdown restrictions, but a new report suggests that 24 states still haven't contained their...
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