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How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

How two funerals helped turn one small Georgia city into a hotspot for coronavirus

When a retired janitor suddenly died in southern Georgia, crowds of relatives and friends flocked to a local funeral home and mourned together. Within weeks, their city was overrun by coronavirus cases. That cluster of coronavirus cases was linked to the funerals of 64-year-old Andrew J. Mitchell and another man, held in late February and…MORE

FEMA sends EMTs and paramedics to New York City to help amid coronavirus crisis

FEMA sends EMTs and paramedics to New York City to help amid coronavirus crisis

The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent hundreds of ambulances, EMTs and paramedics to New York City this week to help assist FDNY amid the coroanvirus pandemic. New York is considered the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak, with at least 83,712 reported cases of the virus and at least 1,941 deaths, according to CNN’s latest…MORE

2 dead from coronavirus, 45 ill after March choir rehearsal

Two people have died from Covid-19 and 45 people are ill after a March 10 choir practice in Washington state, health officials said. Of the some 60 people who attended the Skagit Valley Chorale rehearsal in Mount Vernon, 28 members have confirmed cases of the virus, according to Kayla Schott-Bresler of Skagit County Public Health.…MORE

Officials keep calling the coronavirus pandemic a ‘war.’ Here’s why

Officials keep calling the coronavirus pandemic a ‘war.’ Here’s why

Donald Trump has called himself a “wartime president” and said coronavirus is an “invisible enemy.” The former CDC director has warned of a “long war ahead.” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called on the public to support our “troops,” otherwise known as health care workers. The now-common metaphors comparing the efforts to stop coronavirus…MORE

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