Coronavirus

Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban

Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban
Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.
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5.4 Million Have Lost Insurance Amid Pandemic. It Would Be 0 Under Medicare For All.

5.4 Million Have Lost Insurance Amid Pandemic. It Would Be 0 Under Medicare For All.
"If we had Medicare for All, nobody would be losing their healthcare."
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White House Escalates Attacks on Fauci After He Warns U.S. Is In Bad Shape

White House Escalates Attacks on Fauci After He Warns U.S. Is In Bad Shape
The infectious disease expert is much more trusted than Trump when it comes to the coronavirus. The White House is trying to change that.
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Mask Resistance During a Pandemic Isn't New. In 1918 May Americans Were 'Slackers'

Mask Resistance During a Pandemic Isn't New. In 1918 May Americans Were 'Slackers'
Mask resistance during a pandemic isn’t new – in 1918 many Americans were ‘slackers
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Despite Trump Claim, Research Shows US Covid-19 Testing Rate Just 39% of Level Needed

Despite Trump Claim, Research Shows US Covid-19 Testing Rate Just 39% of Level Needed
The U.S. would have to double its daily testing rate in order to control the coronavirus, and even more testing would be needed to suppress the outbreak.
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The Airline Bailout Loophole: Companies Laid Off Workers, Then Got Money Meant to Prevent Layoffs

The Airline Bailout Loophole: Companies Laid Off Workers, Then Got Money Meant to Prevent Layoffs
Three companies including Gate Gourmet, a global provider of airline meals, received $338 million in relief money for workers — and laid workers off anyway.
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Trump-Connected Lobbyists Have Raked in $10 Billion in Covid-19 Aid for Corporate Clients

Trump-Connected Lobbyists Have Raked in $10 Billion in Covid-19 Aid for Corporate Clients
"The crisis offered an especially lucrative opportunity for those lobbyists who enjoy close ties to President Donald Trump and his administration—and they seized it."
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USDA Uses Faulty Data to Approve Speeding-Up Meatpacking

USDA Uses Faulty Data to Approve Speeding-Up Meatpacking
More than 1,100 hogs slaughtered every hour as the pandemic cuts a deadly swath through the workforce.
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Factcheck: Trump Falsely Says COVID-19 Surge ‘Only’ Due to Testing, Misleads on Deaths

Factcheck: Trump Falsely Says COVID-19 Surge ‘Only’ Due to Testing, Misleads on Deaths
Data shows that in many places, the uptick in cases outstrips the increase in testing — and experts say it’s too soon to know whether a surge in deaths will follow.
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Factcheck: Trump Inherited More Ventilators Than Have Been Distributed

Factcheck: Trump Inherited More Ventilators Than Have Been Distributed
Contrary to President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he inherited a Strategic National Stockpile with “empty” or “bare” cupboards, the federal government had more ventilators in stock than it ended up distributing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, FactCheck.org has learned.
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