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New York Times - Front PageFeb 27, 2020
Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases Soar in Italy, Iran and South Korea as Alarm Grows
Financial markets were pummeled by the news. A whistle-blower complaint said that federal health workers were sent into quarantine areas unprotected and unprepared.

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German states report total of 22 new coronavirus cases (Reuters Top News)
Swiss coronavirus cases rise to nine as children placed in precautionary quarantine (Reuters Top News)

Fox NewsFeb 27, 2020
Liz Peek: Desperate Democrats hope coronavirus will undermine Trump
Could the coronavirus be the magic bullet to kill off the Trump presidency? Desperate Democrats certainly hope so; they imagine the spreading disease will knock confidence and our robust economy for a loop, undermining President Trump's best argument for reelection.

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Fox News hosts accuse Democrats and journalists of 'weaponizing' coronavirus to attack Trump (CNN Top Stories)

Reuters Top NewsFeb 27, 2020
Pandemic fears send investors running as Wall Street confirms correction
Wall Street's main indexes plunged on Thursday for the sixth straight session, with the S&P 500 confirming its fastest correction in history as the rapid global spread of coronavirus intensified worries about economic growth.

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Dow plunges 1,191 points, its biggest one-day point drop, as coronavirus fears escalate (USATODAY.com News - Top Stories)
The Dow Jones drops nearly 1200 points as coronavirus fears batter stock markets - TechCrunch (Top Stories - Google News)

CNN Most RecentFeb 27, 2020
After CDC confirms the first US coronavirus case of 'unknown' origin, it sends out new testing guidelines
For the first time, a US patient has contracted novel coronavirus with no clue as to where it came from. Now officials say more testing kits will be on the way.

CNN Most RecentFeb 27, 2020
White House's attempts to reduce government by slashing health programs could hurt response to coronavirus
The Trump administration's efforts and ambitions to reduce the size of government could hamper agencies integral to responding to the coronavirus.

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Mike Pence says government is ‘ready' to fight coronavirus in US (NY Post National News)

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesFeb 27, 2020
First coronavirus case of unknown origin confirmed in US. What does that mean?
Discovery of a California coronavirus patient believed to be the first U.S. case from an unknown, community-spread source is an alarming twist.       

USATODAY National NewsFeb 27, 2020
Donald Trump picks Mike Pence to head government response to coronavirus
President Donald Trump declares that the U.S. is ready for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, as he puts Vice President Mike Pence in charge of overseeing the nation's response. (Feb. 26)        

Reuters Top NewsFeb 27, 2020
California monitoring 8,400 for possible coronavirus but lacks test kits
California is monitoring more than 8,400 people for coronavirus symptoms after arrival on commercial flights, but the state lacks test kits and is being held back by federal testing rules, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Thursday.

Reuters US NewsFeb 27, 2020
Mixed messages, test delays hamper U.S. coronavirus response
Even as U.S. officials warn of an inevitable outbreak of coronavirus in the United States, and are alerting Americans to take precautions, some health agencies charged with protecting the public appear unprepared to deal with the threat.

Top Stories - Google NewsFeb 27, 2020
Governor says California won't declare a coronavirus emergency - Los Angeles Times
Governor says California won't declare a coronavirus emergency  Los Angeles TimesCoronavirus Patient in California Was Not Tested for Days  The New York TimesCalifornia is monitoring at least 8,400 people for the coronavirus  CNBCMessage to Campus Community on COVID-19  UC DavisUC Davis hospital sends exposed workers home as Sacramento, California ramp up response  Sacramento Bee

CNN Top StoriesFeb 27, 2020
Ebola czar calls White House's move an 'outrage'
The White House is requiring health officials to get approval before making public statements about the coronavirus, sources tell CNN. Ron Klain, who served as the Ebola response coordinator under President Obama, discusses the decision.

NPR U.S. NewsFeb 27, 2020
Reexamining Mike Pence's Record On Health Care As Indiana Governor
Vice President Pence is now in charge of U.S. coronavirus response, prompting a look back at his health record as Indiana governor facing an HIV outbreak, a drug epidemic and Medicaid expansion.

Reuters Top NewsFeb 27, 2020
Thousands in California being monitored for coronavirus: governor
California health officials are monitoring 8,400 people for coronavirus symptoms after their arrival on domestic commercial flights, but the state had only a limited supply of test kits available, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Thursday.

NY Post National NewsFeb 27, 2020
White House appoints top AIDS official as new coronavirus coordinator
Ambassador-at-Large Deborah Birx, the U.S. global AIDS coordinator since 2014, will be the White House coronavirus response coordinator, Vice President Mike Pence's office said in a release.

USATODAY National NewsFeb 27, 2020
Health officials expand testing for coronavirus
In the wake of the latest California case, U.S. health officials on Thursday expanded their criteria for who should get tested, and took steps to increase testing. (Feb. 27)       

CNN Most RecentFeb 27, 2020
Pence's office placed in charge of coronavirus messaging
Vice President Mike Pence's office is in charge of all novel coronavirus messaging after several aides blamed negative coverage about the response on too many mixed messages from senior members of the administration.

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Pence tries for calm as virus response coordinator (USATODAY National News)

CNN Most RecentFeb 27, 2020
US Navy orders self-quarantine for ships that have made stops in the Pacific amid coronavirus concerns
The US Navy has ordered all ships that have visited countries in the Pacific region to effectively self-quarantine and remain at sea for 14 days in order to monitor sailors for any symptoms of coronavirus.

CNN Top StoriesFeb 27, 2020
An agency staffer says workers who received American evacuees from Wuhan lacked proper training or protective gear
A whistleblower at the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking federal protection after complaining that more than a dozen workers who received the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, lacked proper training or protective gear for coronavirus infection control.

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US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear (NY Post National News)

Yahoo NewsFeb 27, 2020
The CDC outlined an ominous hypothetical scenario about what could happen in the US as the coronavirus spreads. Here's what to expect.
Here's what the US could face in the coming months if the coronavirus spreads, according to the CDC.


USATODAY National NewsFeb 27, 2020
Calif. expanding testing amid new virus case
Health officials are trying to locate everyone who came in contact with a northern California woman believed to be the first in the U.S. to contract the coronavirus with no known connection to travel abroad or other known causes. (Feb. 27)       

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United Airlines latest airline to offer fee waivers to Italy amid coronavirus outbreak (Fox News)

New York Times - Front PageFeb 27, 2020
U.S. Health Workers Responding to Coronavirus Lacked Training and Protective Gear, Whistle-Blower Says
Team members were not properly trained, lacked necessary gear and moved freely around and off military bases where Americans were quarantined, a complaint says.

Reuters US NewsFeb 27, 2020
U.S. CDC chief says all suspected coronavirus cases should be tested
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday revised its criteria for who should be tested for the coronavirus and is shipping more test kits out to states including California, the agency's director told lawmakers.

Top Stories - Google NewsFeb 27, 2020
Coronavirus: Outbreak at 'decisive point' as WHO urges action - BBC News
Coronavirus: Outbreak at 'decisive point' as WHO urges action  BBC NewsChina no longer world's 'greatest concern' amid coronavirus crisis, WHO says  New York Post No country will be spared, warn experts, as fight against coronavirus ramps up  ReutersWHO warns failure to prepare for coronavirus now 'could be a fatal mistake'  CNBC

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Coronavirus: How countries around the world are reacting to the outbreak (Fox News)

CNN Top StoriesFeb 27, 2020
Coronavirus cuts short students' semester abroad programs
As the novel coronavirus spreads across Europe, with at least 11 European countries confirming cases of the strain, several US universities have canceled their students' study abroad programs in Florence, Italy. CNN's Melissa Bell reports from Florence.

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesFeb 27, 2020
Molson Coors campus remains closed after shooting, NFL Combine, coronavirus: 5 things to know Thursday
The Molson Coors campus remains closed after mass shooting, football's best strut their stuff at the NFL Combine and more news you need to know Thursday.      

Fox NewsFeb 27, 2020
CDC director says coronavirus threat in US remains low, but warns there will be new cases
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a congressional subcommittee on Wednesday that the risk of contracting the coronavirus in the United States remains low, but warned that the country will most likely see more cases as the outbreak spreads globally.
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