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Coronavirus Epidemic Brings Special Challenges For Immigrants In Urban Areas

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| Urban immigrant communities could be particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19. In New York City, public health workers are making extra efforts to reach the immigrant population.

Can Local Governments Enforce Quarantines? Should They?

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Health policy researchers have strongly recommended that state governments update their quarantine policies to protect individual rights.

Social Distancing Leads To Blood Shortage

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Coronavirus concerns and social distancing guidelines have prompted organizers to cancel thousands of blood drives around the country. Now officials warn there's a shortage for hospitals.

U.K. Steps Up Coronavirus Prevention, But Its Hospitals Have Already Been Strained

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The virus pandemic comes at a vulnerable time for the Britain's overburdened public health care system.

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Social Distancing Or Quarantined: How Are You Spending Your Time?

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As you're working from home or under quarantine, what are you doing to cope and entertain yourself or your family?

White House Tells Federal Workers To Avoid All Travel That Is Not 'Mission Critical'

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The White House Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance on Saturday telling federal workers to suspend all work travel unless absolutely necessary to help avoid the risk of coronavirus.

The Struggle To Keep Vulnerable Seniors Safe In A Large Coronavirus Cluster

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A new containment zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., is designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, but officials worry about it reaching seniors, especially those living in nursing homes.

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Coronavirus Hit This Long-Term Care Facility Hard, But Moving Residents Isn't Easy

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Family members of residents at Life Care Center outside Seattle where as many as 25 people have died, are anxiously watching their loved ones, infected with coronavirus, linger at the facility.

The U.S. Investigates Possible Civilian Deaths During Baghdadi Raid In Syria

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The military is conducting a credibility assessment of claims of civilian casualties during the U.S. operation against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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