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Former head of pandemic response team speaks out: 'I'm frankly scared'

Sat, 23 May 2020 12:31:25 -0400

“Isolating cases, tracking contacts, all of those things we’re talking about now, we really should have been talking about in January,” Beth Cameron said on Yahoo’s “Skullduggery” podcast.....
PHOTOS: The eerie beauty of underwater caves

Sat, 23 May 2020 07:00:26 -0400

These photographs, taken by master diver Martin Broen, show the beauty of underwater caves.....
Can I go to the beach? Or see a friend? How to ease back into everyday activities during the coronavirus pandemic

Sat, 23 May 2020 06:00:38 -0400

In the first episode of “Fact vs. Fiction With Dr. Dara Kass," Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Dara Kass explains which social activities can be considered lower risk. ....
Trump demands states reopen houses of worship 'right now'

Fri, 22 May 2020 15:02:45 -0400

President Trump said Friday that he wanted state governors to allow the nation’s houses of worship to reopen “right now” despite the ongoing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic posed by large g....
Recovered, but testing positive: Cases aboard Navy carrier raise questions about coronavirus immunity

Fri, 22 May 2020 13:01:04 -0400

More than a dozen sailors from the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for COVID-19 after they were believed to have recovered, which medical experts say shows how much remains un....
Trump tells Fox News to 'fire their Fake Pollster' after network reports him 8 points behind Biden

Fri, 22 May 2020 12:38:48 -0400

President Trump on Friday suggested Fox News should fire its pollster after the cable news network’s latest national survey showed Joe Biden leading.....
Biden apologizes for telling radio host 'you ain't black' if you are considering voting for Trump

Fri, 22 May 2020 11:46:45 -0400

Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested Friday morning that an African-American radio personality “ain’t black” if he was questioning whether he should support the presumptive Democrat nominee over ....
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows coronavirus conspiracy theories spreading on the right may hamper vaccine efforts

Fri, 22 May 2020 11:28:43 -0400

As states relax lockdown restrictions and responsibility for containing the coronavirus shifts, in part, to the American people, the dangerous tendency to ignore fundamental facts about the deadly pat....
'This is a bad practice': Doctors question FDA protocol for plasma treatment of coronavirus patients

Fri, 22 May 2020 05:00:23 -0400

The story of convalescent plasma is one of a federal medical establishment wanting badly to compensate for its slow response to the coronavirus.....
Trump says Fox News isn't doing enough to help Republicans — himself included — win reelection

Thu, 21 May 2020 17:09:38 -0400

President Trump made clear Thursday that he sees the primary role of Fox News as that of helping Republicans and himself stay in power.....
In wake of pandemic, the new normal in schools could widen the economic gap among students, educators fear

Thu, 21 May 2020 16:50:09 -0400

With the coronavirus expected to remain a threat through at least next spring and a reliance on “distance learning” likely to continue, the burden will fall most heavily on the neediest students, livi....
Trump's attacks on voting by mail haven't made a difference yet, but could in the fall election

Thu, 21 May 2020 16:26:56 -0400

President Trump’s repeated denunciations of mail-in voting have had little effect across the country yet, and most states still due to hold primaries this year are allowing their citizens to vote by m....
Trump's outgoing intelligence chief streamlined the intelligence community's bureaucracy, but politicized its work

Thu, 21 May 2020 16:01:53 -0400

Known for his loyalty to Trump and his colorful and sometimes offensive Twitter presence, Richard Grenell will leave the job he held for several whirlwind months with a mixed record.....
A pandemic of conspiracy theories spreads across the internet and around the world

Thu, 21 May 2020 15:59:03 -0400

Depending on who you talk to, the current coronavirus pandemic might be the natural product of evolution, the result of a lab accident or a biological weapon designed by the Chinese.....
Trump on his coronavirus test: 'I tested positively toward negative'

Thu, 21 May 2020 14:14:13 -0400

"I tested very positively in another sense. So this morning, I tested positively toward negative, right? So no, I tested perfectly this morning. Meaning, meaning I tested negative. But that's....
When a coronavirus vaccine is ready, who gets it first?

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:07:28 -0400

Companies around the world are rushing to create a coronavirus vaccine in record time. But making enough doses and getting them to those who need it may prove to be the real challenge.....
Edward Snowden will not be pardoned in his lifetime, says author of new book on the NSA whistleblower

Thu, 21 May 2020 10:03:26 -0400

Author Barton Gellman, who is sympathetic to Snowden but raises questions about some of his actions, said the former NSA contractor will not be able to return to America in his lifetime — unless he co....
Arbery killing evokes memories of Trayvon Martin, says attorney in both cases

Wed, 20 May 2020 20:41:35 -0400

Eight years after Trayvon Martin’s killing, attorney Benjamin Crump, a civil rights lawyer who previously represented the family of the teen and who now represents the family of Ahmaud Arbery, calls t....
White House says the Trump administration is 'keeping people safe' at airports despite a lack of coronavirus screening

Wed, 20 May 2020 19:14:27 -0400

Amid growing concerns over a lack of screening for the coronavirus at U.S. airports, WH press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Wednesday the Trump administration was taking the issue seriously.....
Whitmer says she's not ready to welcome Trump, but he's coming to Michigan anyway

Wed, 20 May 2020 17:22:49 -0400

Virtually every poll has found that most of Michigan supports the measures Whitmer has implemented, with one placing her approval rating for coronavirus response at 72 percent. ....
As more states reopen, Georgia defies predictions of coronavirus resurgence. What's the lesson for the rest of the country?

Wed, 20 May 2020 12:47:34 -0400

On April 24, Georgia became the first U.S. state to initiate the fraught process known as “reopening.” That hasn’t produced a surge of new cases … yet. The answer to whether other states should follow....
QAnon follower wins Senate primary in Oregon

Wed, 20 May 2020 11:38:18 -0400

Jo Rae Perkins is a former county chairwoman for the party who prevailed in a four-candidate race and will face incumbent Democrat Jeff Merkley in November.....
Trump threatens to withhold aid to 2 states over expanded voting by mail

Wed, 20 May 2020 10:53:52 -0400

President Trump on Wednesday threatened to halt federal funding to Michigan and Nevada over the distribution of absentee ballots in those swing states amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has le....
'It's sick': Biden blasts Trump Jr.'s pedophilia 'joke'

Tue, 19 May 2020 21:32:44 -0400

During a Yahoo News virtual town hall, the former vice president blasted the suggestion by the president's son that children should feel unsafe around him.....
Biden blasts Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine: 'C'mon man!'

Tue, 19 May 2020 20:32:19 -0400

Former Vice President Joe Biden took issue with President Trump’s announcement Monday that he was taking the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to keep from being infected with coronavirus despite ....
Biden rips Trump for not wearing mask: 'I can't walk outside my house' without one

Tue, 19 May 2020 20:23:40 -0400

During a Yahoo News virtual town hall, the former vice president tore into President Trump’s refusal to wear a protective mask despite the recommendations of health experts and WH protocols for West W....
Biden on meatpacking safety: 'No worker's life is worth me getting a cheaper hamburger'

Tue, 19 May 2020 20:18:56 -0400

The presumptive Democratic president nominee said during a Yahoo News Town Hall that workers were being sacrificed in order to increase profits.....
Biden says U.S. doesn't have a food shortage problem, 'we have a leadership problem'

Tue, 19 May 2020 19:53:52 -0400

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that America has “a leadership problem,” about food and nutrition in the face of the pandemic that has crippled the food distribution network.....
Coronavirus has made the 2020 election a perfect storm for voting rights lawsuits

Tue, 19 May 2020 18:48:59 -0400

“There’s been more voting rights litigation this election cycle already than there was in all of 2016, by a lot,” said Marc Elias, a D.C.-based lawyer with a long history in the political trenches.....
What is hydroxychloroquine and does it prevent COVID-19?

Tue, 19 May 2020 17:31:00 -0400

President Trump said Monday that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine. Although Trump has been touting the drug for months, it has not been proven to treat or prevent the virus.....
Can ‘social bubbles’ offer relief from lockdown loneliness?

Tue, 19 May 2020 15:49:44 -0400

Several countries are considering plans to allow people to expand their social circles to a limited number of people to help offset the mental health toll of isolation. Would this plan work in the U.S....
New polls show trouble for Trump and Republicans in GOP strongholds

Tue, 19 May 2020 15:05:47 -0400

Just-released polls contain bad news for President Trump and his Senate allies, with Joe Biden expanding the electoral map to states that have long been bastions of the Republican Party.....
Questions arise on coronavirus data used to back reopenings

Tue, 19 May 2020 13:47:02 -0400

A Florida official said she was fired for not censoring the state's data, while questions have also been raised about accuracy in Georgia and Texas.....
COVID-19 and food security: Yahoo News hosts virtual town hall with Joe Biden and chef José Andrés

Tue, 19 May 2020 09:41:03 -0400

Former Vice President Joe Biden and chef José Andrés joined Yahoo News Tuesday night for a virtual town hall to discuss the coronavirus crisis, the future of the restaurant industry and the issue of f....
Contact-tracing apps for COVID-19: What you need to know (and do)

Tue, 19 May 2020 05:00:57 -0400

Among the most promising, yet also controversial, tools for minimizing new coronavirus infections are smartphone applications that perform contact tracing. ....
Trump says he started taking hydroxychloroquine 'a couple of weeks ago'

Mon, 18 May 2020 17:24:45 -0400

President Trump said Monday that he has been taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine despite a lack of scientific evidence to show that it helps prevent a person from being infected with the c....
Is Dr. Fauci’s job in jeopardy?

Mon, 18 May 2020 11:07:28 -0400

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been one of the most trusted voices in the government's response to the pandemic, but he's recently come under fire from conservatives. Is his role on the coronavirus tas....
Coronavirus: Early vaccine trial shows promise

Mon, 18 May 2020 06:45:36 -0400

The latest news and information on the pandemic from Yahoo News reporters in the United States and around the world.....
Coronavirus: Global death toll crosses 300,000 as reopening continues

Sun, 17 May 2020 07:37:05 -0400

The latest news and information on the pandemic from Yahoo News reporters in the United States and around the world.....
Debunking the coronavirus conspiracies in viral ‘Plandemic’ video

Sat, 16 May 2020 14:14:17 -0400

Dr. Dara Kass, a Yahoo News medical contributor, and Dr. Michael Saag, an epidemiologist at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, address some of the false medical claims made in the viral video &quo....
Amid reports of White House clashes with CDC, experts raise alarms about lack of coronavirus screening at airports

Sat, 16 May 2020 10:41:05 -0400

As the nation begins to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, some people are looking to the skies — and experts don’t necessarily like what they see, arguing there are not enough safeguards in place ....
Trump pushes 'warp speed' effort on coronavirus vaccine, ignoring lessons from a long-ago drug calamity

Sat, 16 May 2020 10:03:24 -0400

Along with everyone else in the world, President Trump wants a coronavirus vaccine now. The most optimistic time by which a coronavirus vaccine might be ready, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the lead....
Coronavirus: Global death toll crosses 300,000 as reopening continues

Sat, 16 May 2020 07:17:03 -0400

The latest news and information on the pandemic from Yahoo News reporters in the United States and around the world.....
As meat-processing factories struggle to reopen, govt. documents warn of shortages

Fri, 15 May 2020 20:04:46 -0400

As COVID-19 ravages meatpacking plants throughout the country, beef and pork options are dwindling in grocery stores.....
Newly reopened South Florida seen as an emerging coronavirus hot spot

Fri, 15 May 2020 18:39:03 -0400

Federal officials responding to the coronavirus pandemic are concerned about the rapidly rising number of cases in Palm Beach County, Florida, according to an internal Trump administration document re....
From Brazil to China, how the rest of the world is trying to reopen their economies

Fri, 15 May 2020 16:33:53 -0400

As the United States continues its grand reopening experiment, easing coronavirus restrictions that have crippled the nation’s economy, other countries are also looking to return to the way life was b....
Trump sets goal of coronavirus vaccine by year's end, but 'vaccine or no vaccine, we're back'

Fri, 15 May 2020 15:16:06 -0400

Trump said the project would be “big” and “fast,” comparing it to the Manhattan Project, which led to the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.....
Coronavirus puts the future of college — and colleges — in limbo

Fri, 15 May 2020 13:57:52 -0400

Online instruction is likely to be the new normal at least through next term, but the academic disruption caused by the pandemic has sparked a larger debate about the future of higher education in Ame....
CDC warns of big drop in routine vaccinations for children as parents shun doctors' offices

Fri, 15 May 2020 11:05:36 -0400

Alarmed by a dramatic drop in routine pediatric vaccinations since the start of the coronavirus scare, the Centers for Disease Control this week issued an urgent call to parents to take their children....
Coronavirus: Global death toll surpasses 300,000

Fri, 15 May 2020 06:46:16 -0400

The latest news and information on the pandemic from Yahoo News reporters in the United States and around the world.....