A judge has put on hold a U.S. plan to quarantine up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China in a Southern California city... ABC NEWS · 2 months
Judge mulls request to release migrant children over virus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A judge says she doesn't want a sudden, large-scale release of immigrant children from U.S. government custody but wants to know why they're still being held as the coronavirus spreads more
Federal judge rules Medicare patients can challenge ‘observation care’ status  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing home stays because their time in the hospital was changed from "inpatient" to "observation care"... more
California facing new reality: order to stay home amid virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California's governor has issued stay-at-home orders for 40 million people in the most sweeping move of any state yet to curb the spread of the coronavirus more
The Latest: FAA halts flights to New York City airports  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Federal Aviation Administration is temporarily halting flights to New York City-area airports because of coronavirus-related staffing issues at a regional air-traffic control center more
California orders 40 million to stay home to halt virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California's governor has issued stay-at-home orders for 40 million people in the most sweeping move of any state yet to curb the spread of the coronavirus more
The Latest: Russia orders preparation for virus patients  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Russia’s prime minister ordered provincial governors Wednesday to move more quickly to ready hospital beds for coronavirus patients as the outbreak has spread across the vast country more
Judge dismisses pharmacies' lawsuit against physicians  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A federal judge in Cleveland has dismissed an effort by pharmacy chains to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to unnamed Ohio physicians and practitioners who wrote the painkiller prescriptions pharmacists filled more
VCU Health halts 30-year campaign that seized patients’ wages, put liens on homes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In one of the most sweeping moves yet by a nonprofit hospital system to reduce aggressive bill collection, VCU Health is halting... more
Judge says no Wisconsin election returns until April 13  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A federal judge has ordered Wisconsin officials to withhold reporting any results from Tuesday’s election until extended absentee balloting is complete April 13 more
US judge won't block gun store closures in Los Angeles  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A federal judge is refusing to block Los Angeles officials from shutting down gun stores as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic more
Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Kevin Duffy, a longtime judge who presided over three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus more
California isn’t testing enough children for lead, prompting legislation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In some parts of California, a higher percentage of children who were tested had elevated levels of toxic lead in their blood than in Flint, Michigan, during the height of... more
House plan on $2.2T virus relief bill hits last-minute snag  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system has run... more
Sea otters, opossums and the surprising ways pathogens move from land to sea  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A parasite known only to be hosted in North America by the Virginia opossum is infecting sea otters along the West Coast.... more
Smaller communities prepare for onslaught of virus patients  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The infections in New York City have dominated much of the national conversation about the coronavirus more
40 million Californians ordered to stay home to halt virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California's governor has issued stay-at-home orders for 40 million people in the most sweeping move of any state yet to curb the spread of the coronavirus more
Next up: Trump's $1T plan to stabilize economy hit by virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Federal officials are focusing on the Trump administration's $1 trillion plan to stabilize a national economy reeling from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak more
Consumers react to coronavirus crisis, increasingly move online  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Consumers with family obligations, people older than 35, business owners and Democrats were more likely to be extremely concerned about Coronavirus in mid March, just as the U.S. response and news about... more
Trump implores Congress to move on virus rescue package  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
President Donald Trump is imploring Congress to move on critical coronavirus aid without further delay more
More of California under tight restrictions due to virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he would spend $150 million to provide emergency housing for the homeless more
'Disaster' feared if sick moved to California nursing homes  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A California directive that could open the way for some patients sickened with COVID-19 to be sent from overburdened hospitals to nursing homes is being criticized by industry officials who... more
Sister: NY nurse treating coronavirus patients dies of virus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died more
The Latest: French army evacuates patients from hospitals  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
In an unprecedented move during peace time, the French army has started evacuating critical coronavirus patients on Wednesday from eastern France, the country’s worst hit region by the pandemic more
McConnell unveils economic rescue plan amid virus shutdown  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unveiled a sweeping economic rescue plan to pump $1,200 checks directly to taxpayers, $300 billion for small businesses to keep idled workers on payroll and $208... more
Virus deaths in NYC top 1,000 as city prepares for worse  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in New York City as officials warned that the worst of the virus' toll is yet to come more
Testing issues cloud scope of California's virus outbreak  ABC NEWS · 6 days
California is ramping up testing for coronavirus even as a backlog of nearly 60,000 pending tests grows more
California virus scare closes venues, delays weddings  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
From art shows to weddings, closures and cancellations due to the new coronavirus are rapidly mounting across California more
Hot time in the city: Urban lizards evolve heat tolerance  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Faced with a gritty landscape of metal fences, concrete walls and asphalt pavement, city lizards in Puerto Rico rapidly and repeatedly evolved better tolerance for heat than their... more
NYC mayor says deaths at home should be added to virus toll  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is acknowledging that the city’s official coronavirus statistics have missed hundreds of people who died at home... more
California rushes to try to contain virus among the homeless  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California officials are rushing to rent hotels rooms and build temporary shelters to isolate confirmed coronavirus cases among the homeless population more
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