With aid expiring, the White House offered a short-term extension Thursday of a $600 weekly unemployment benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Democrats rejected it, saying President Donald Trump’s team failed to grasp the severity of the crisis.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg, professor of medicine and chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
The Camp Fire in 2018 is, to date, the deadliest and most destructive in the history of the Golden State. 85 people lost their lives and the fire did an estimated $16.5 billion in damage. And while many across Northern California lost their homes and tens of thousands more were displaced from theirs, the town of Paradise, which sits about 90 minutes north of Sacramento in Butte County’s Sierra Nevada foothills, may have seen the worst of all of it.