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US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that based on models, the United States could eventually see 100,000 or more deaths from the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed more than 2,000 American lives as cases surge across the US. “Whenever the models come in, they give a worst-case scenario and a best-case scenario.…MORE

Coronavirus task force has received proposed recommendations on reducing social distancing

Coronavirus task force has received proposed recommendations on reducing social distancing

Some federal health experts advising President Donald Trump on the Covid-19 response have submitted recommendations to the White House coronavirus task force — guidelines that seek to reopen “some schools and businesses” in cities where infection rates are low, a senior federal health official directly involved in creating the guidelines told CNN. The guidelines are…MORE

How coronavirus is impacting public opinion research

How coronavirus is impacting public opinion research

Pollsters around the country are facing an increasingly difficult challenge in gauging public opinion in the time of coronavirus as call centers must be abandoned and the world changes quicker than most polls can be conducted. The coronavirus pandemic, which has escalated dramatically in the last month, has upended most of American life and the…MORE

Trump wobbles as a wartime President

Trump wobbles as a wartime President

Like his recent predecessors, President Donald Trump sits in the Oval Office at the Resolute Desk. But in battling the coronavirus pandemic, he has been anything but resolute. Again and again, Trump wobbles under pressure from seesawing stock values and poll numbers, criticism and praise, media scrutiny and phone chats with friends. He embraces the…MORE

Trump’s approval rating is up most among those who don’t vote

Trump’s approval rating is up most among those who don’t vote

Poll of the week: A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that President Donald Trump’s approval rating among all adults in 48%, while his disapproval rating is 46%. Trump scores a very similar 49% approval rating and 47% disapproval rating with registered voters. What’s the point: There’s no doubt now that Trump is experiencing a…MORE

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