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Fauci Says U.S. Coronavirus Deaths May Be 'More Like 60,000'; Antibody Tests On Way

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| The predicted death toll has fallen, Dr. Anthony Fauci says, because of Americans' embrace of physical separation and other restrictions.

Russia Tops 10,000 Coronavirus Cases, With Moscow At The Epicenter


Officials said Thursday that the country had nearly 1,500 new cases in a single day, with 13 new deaths from COVID-19. The news came as the Kremlin extended a national "non-working week."

Small-Town Hospitals Are Closing Just As Coronavirus Arrives In Rural America


Small-town hospitals were already closing at an alarming rate before COVID-19, but now the trend appears to be accelerating just as the disease arrives in rural America.

Inmates In Washington State Protest After Fellow Prisoners Test Positive For COVID-19


More than 100 prisoners at Monroe Correctional Complex's minimum-security unit set off fire extinguishers in protest after six fellow inmates were diagnosed with COVID-19 in recent days.

Expat In Post-Lockdown Wuhan: 'Things Will Never Be The Same'


Pisso Nseke, a Cameroonian living in Wuhan, China, describes venturing out for the first time in nearly three months and how grateful he is to be alive. But, he says, he doesn't feel truly free yet.


New York City's Latinx Residents Hit Hardest By Coronavirus Deaths


Preliminary data released Wednesday showed that Latinos represent 33% of the deaths in the country's coronavirus epicenter. The virus' impact has also been disproportionately high on black residents.

Gov. Newsom On How California Is Preparing For A Spike In Coronavirus Cases


The state is building makeshift hospitals in anticipation of a surge in cases, following weeks of moderate growth, Gov. Gavin Newsom tells All Things Considered.

Federal Appeals Court Panel Reaffirms Texas Abortion Ban Under Coronavirus Limits


The decision allows the ban while litigation continues. Top state Republican officials have said abortion is an elective procedure and should be suspended to save medical supplies during the pandemic.

Airlines Want To Cancel Rule Requiring Them To Refund Fares For Canceled Flights


An industry group says airlines around the world are burning through cash and can't afford to pay refunds to customers for canceled flights, despite regulations requiring it.