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COVID-19 Chronicle

January 4, 2021

New York Gov. Cuomo confirms state’s first case of new Covid strain initially found in UK

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/04/new-york-gov-cuomo-confirms-states-first-case-of-new-covid-strain-initially-found-in-uk.html

Moderna increases minimum 2021 Covid vaccine production by 20% to 600 million doses

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/04/moderna-says-increases-2021-covid-vaccine-production-by-20percent-to-6doses-this-year.html

January 4, 2021
December 15, 2020

The US plans to ship out nearly 8 million coronavirus vaccine doses next week, aiming to give shots to 20 million Americans before year’s end

https://www.businessinsider.com/us-to-ship-8-million-coronavirus-vaccine-doses-next-week-2020-12

Monoclonal antibodies: A Covid-19 treatment people might not know about

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/16/health/monoclonal-antibodies-coronavirus-access/index.html

December 15, 2020
December 9, 2020

Men face ‘almost three times the odds’ of ICU admission for Covid-19, study says

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/09/health/men-covid-19-icu-admission-wellness/index.html

As pandemic rages, minority of Americans driving most risky behavior

https://www.ipsos.com/en-us/news-polls/axios-ipsos-coronavirus-index

December 9, 2020
November 26, 2020

‘It’s been crazy’ — Maker of ultra-cold freezers sees surge in demand to store Covid vaccines

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

November 26, 2020
November 11, 2020

West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Illinois report record numbers of Covid-19 cases in single day

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

1 in 5 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed with psychiatric disorders within 90 days, study finds

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

November 11, 2020
October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020
October 9, 2020

Pregnant women are likely to have mild covid-19 cases but suffer prolonged symptoms, study finds

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

October 9, 2020
September 23, 2020

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China National Immigration Administration Announcement on Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Residence Permits of Three Categories

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

September 23, 2020
September 7, 2020

Pfizer and BioNTech approved to start phase 2/3 trial of Covid-19 vaccine

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

September 7, 2020
August 20, 2020

Don’t count on that extra $300 in unemployment benefits anytime soon

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Johnson & Johnson to start late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial in September with up to 60,000 people

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

August 20, 2020
August 4, 2020

The $600 unemployment boost is gone. That leaves some with just $5 a week

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Trump says he is “looking at” possibly using executive action on unemployment benefits

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

August 4, 2020
July 23, 2020

How the coronavirus almost killed a healthy woman with “no normal symptoms”

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Antitrust restrictions waived for companies making coronavirus antibody treatments

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

July 23, 2020
July 15, 2020

Coronavirus hospital data will now be sent to Trump administration instead of CDC

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

CDC study recommends mask mandates to battle coronavirus after tracking infected stylists at Missouri hair salon

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

July 15, 2020
June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020
June 2, 2020

Brazil could reach 1 million cases of Covid-19 in a few weeks, study projects

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

A new Republican bill would give people a $1,200 hiring bonus for going back to work after coronavirus lockdowns

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 2, 2020
May 23, 2020

New York coronavirus fatalities fall to lowest level since March

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 23, 2020
May 9, 2020

Trump says US will purchase $3 billion of dairy, meat and produce as farmers struggle amid pandemic

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/09/trump-says-us-will-purchase-3-billion-of-dairy-meat-and-produce-as-farmers-struggle-amid-pandemic.html

April 17, 2020

Florida beaches will start reopening THIS EVENING: Jacksonville becomes first county to start easing restrictions

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8229933/Beaches-Florida-start-reopening-EVENING.html

Texas governor loosens restrictions in first step to reopen state

https://www.wbrz.com/news/texas-governor-loosens-restrictions-in-first-step-to-reopen-state/

April 17, 2020
April 6, 2020

Trump approves Cuomo’s request to be able to treat Covid-19 patients inside hospital ship

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-06-20/h_7d1baa944e12776e2760c533d4b0491c

Pregnant women with coronavirus don’t experience more severe illness than the general population, unlike in SARS and flu cases, study finds

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-06-20/h_636a2b26186f0a25a39cc1e509cd389a

April 6, 2020
March 24, 2020

India’s prime minister orders lockdown of country of 1.3 billion people for 21 days

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/coronavirus-indias-prime-minister-orders-nationwide-lockdown.html

Alaska state mandates 14-day quarantine period for people entering Alaska, 4 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/State-mandates-14-day-quarantine-for-people-entering-Alaska-569047861.html

March 23, 2020
March 19, 2020

Italy just surpassed China as the country with the highest coronavirus death toll — 3,405 people there have died

https://www.businessinsider.com/italy-surpasses-china-highest-coronavirus-death-toll-2020-3

All Californians, Nearly 40 Million People, Have Been Ordered To Stay Home To Stop The Spread Of The Coronavirus

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/los-angeles-county-coronavirus-shelter-in-place

March 19, 2020

Spain announces lockdown after reporting 1,500 new coronavirus cases in a day

https://www.france24.com/en/20200314-spain-to-announce-lockdown-after-reporting-1-500-new-coronavirus-cases-in-a-day

March 14, 2020
March 13, 2020

Trump declares national emergency — and denies responsibility for coronavirus testing failures

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/politics/donald-trump-emergency/index.html

February 17, 2020

Chinese officials draft legislation to curb the practice of eating wildlife

https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-timeline.htm

February 14, 2020
February 9, 2020

The death toll in China surpassed the number SARS killed worldwide

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/09/world/asia/coronavirus-china.html

February 9, 2020
31 January, 2020

The Trump administration restricted travel from China

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/business/china-travel-coronavirus.html

30 January, 2020
22 January, 2020

Wuhan, a city of more than 11 million, was cut off by Chinese authorities

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/22/world/asia/china-coronavirus-travel.html

10 January, 2020