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COVID-19: Today in Black America 5/18/20

POSTED: May 18, 2020, 10:30 am

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The Washington Post

This is why Trump is back to attacking Obama


Eric Trump falsely claims coronavirus is a Democratic hoax


The Star Ledger (NJ.com)

The line for beach badges in this Shore town draws outcry. ‘What were you thinking opening the beaches?’

Coronavirus was spreading in N.J. much earlier than first thought. Maybe as early as January.



The Chicago Tribune

Hundreds defy stay-at-home order to attend church while mayor’s office warns that violators may be cited after review

Tracking Illinois coronavirus: 4,177 deaths, 94,191 confirmed cases, 581,944 tests, 28% ICU beds and 66% ventilators open



The Baltimore Sun


Hopkins expert says lockdowns were necessary, changed course of epidemic in U.S. and a vaccine in 12-18 months is possible

Baltimore County police shoot 2 people, 1 fatally, after nuisance call to crowded parking lot in Essex


The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philly.com)


Supporters cheer as South Jersey gym opens in defiance of state orders; less recycling is another side effect of the coronavirus pandemic

Trump is right: ‘OBAMAGATE’ is ‘the biggest political crime in American history’ | Will Bunch



The Los Angeles Times


L.A. County records 694 new coronavirus cases and 29 deaths

The price of being ‘essential’: Latino service workers bear brunt of coronavirus


The Detroit Free Press


FCA workers bring nervous anticipation in return to truck plant


Eastern Michigan planning in-person classes for fall



USA Today


'Something we've never seen before': Scientists still trying to understand baffling, unpredictable coronavirus


They survived ventilators, body aches, fever. Now, coronavirus survivors say states shouldn't be reopening


The New York Times


‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Covid Syndrome


Where Chronic Health Conditions and Coronavirus Could Collide


Atlanta Journal Constitution


BREAKING: Chamblee city council meeting attendee tests positive for COVID-19

Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: Georgia COVID-19 deaths pass 1,600




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