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Trump abruptly ends press conference after contentious exchange with reporters

Weijia Jiang, a White House correspondent for CBS News, asked the President why he sees coronavirus testing as a global competition when more than 80,000 Americans have died. "Maybe that's a question you should ask China," Trump told Jiang, who was born in China and immigrated to the United States when she was two years old. "Don't ask me. Ask China that question,...

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South Korea issues privacy warning after local reports link gay people to virus outbreak

The country has won praise for its handling of the pandemic, but a fresh cluster of at least 86 cases has been linked to several nightclubs in the capital's Itaewon district. Several South Korean media outlets reported last week that the venues were "gay clubs," though none of the venues describe themselves as such on their official websites or social media accounts. Multiple...

Rising seas are turning Miami’s high ground into hot property

In Miami these days, it's all about elevation, elevation, elevation.While some scientific models predict enough polar ice melt to bring at least 10 feet of sea level rise to South Florida by 2100, just a modest 12 inches would make 15% of Miami uninhabitable, and much of that beachside property is among America's most valuable. Even now, as more frequent "king tides" bubble...

Study: 38% of kids in ICU with COVID-19 needed ventilation

Eighteen (38%) of 48 COVID-19 patients younger than 17 years hospitalized in 14 pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in the United States from Mar 14 to Apr 3 required mechanical ventilation, but all but 2 survived, according to a multicenter, cross-sectional study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.Thirty-three patients (69%) were seriously or critically ill, and 12 (25%) needed drugs to regulate their blood...
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