For dairy farmers in the United States, the timing of the Covid-19 pandemic could hardly be worse. As the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads across the US and changes so many aspects of public life, it's also reshaping how consumers buy dairy products. School closings across the US—particularly elementary schools—have also put a major dent in milk consumption.
It's come to this - the White House is now advising everyone not to head to the grocery store or pharmacy in the coming two weeks. “The next two weeks are extraordinarily important,” White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx said Saturday at a press conference. “This is the moment to not be going to […]
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Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's. Britain's own prime minister, Boris Johnson, was hospitalized, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19 in what his office described as a “precautionary step.” Amid the dire news, there were also glimmers of hope some hard-hit areas — the number of people dying appeared to be slowing in New York City, Spain and Italy.
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Infectious disease expert Dr. Amesh Adalja and emergency medicine physician Dr. Jeremy Faust answer you coronavirus questions on ‘America’s News HQ.’
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In the summer of 2005, President George W. Bush was on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, when he began flipping through an advance reading copy of a new book about the 1918 flu pandemic. When he returned to Washington, he called his top homeland security adviser into the Oval Office and gave her the galley of historian John M. Barry's "The Great Influenza," which told the chilling tale of the mysterious plague that "would kill more people than the outbreak of any other disease in human history." "You've got to read this," Fran Townsend remembers the president telling her.
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I had no idea how much it would change me.