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COVID-19: Today in Black America 4/15/20

POSTED: April 15, 2020, 5:00 pm

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The Washington Post

Congressional Democrats allege Trump’s move to defund World Health Organization is illegal

As U.S. discouraged mask use for public, White House raced to secure face coverings for senior staff

Coronavirus destroys lungs. But doctors are finding its damage in kidneys, hearts and elsewhere.

The Star-Ledger (

N.J. deaths from coronavirus surge to 3,156 with 71,030 total cases. Officials confirm 351 additional deaths.

Don’t expect ‘a normal gathering in the foreseeable future,' N.J. Gov. Murphy says of life after coronavirus peak

Lakewood cops break up catered backyard party, shut crowded toy store open despite coronavirus rules

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

LOOKING AHEAD: New pandemic response center to be launched in Atlanta

TOP LOCAL STORY: Georgia confirms just under 15K coronavirus cases, 552 deaths

Teacher: No guarantee schools can reopen. Start planning accordingly.

The Los Angeles Times

Global response to coronavirus stymied by lack of leadership from the U.S. and Trump

Coronavirus could halt L.A. concerts, sporting events until 2021, Garcetti says

L.A. County coronavirus deaths spike, 42 new fatalities in a day

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago officials say city is ‘bending the curve.’ How do we know? What does it mean?

Chicago police setting up checkpoints to remind people of stay-at-home order and provide a presence in areas of violence

Second Chicago firefighter dies after testing postive for COVID-19. ‘His spirit will live on forever’

The New York Times

New York Orders Residents to Wear Masks in Public

I’m an E.R. Doctor in New York. None of Us Will Ever Be the Same.

The Inquirer (

Philly is offering free meals for seniors and free diapers for babies. Here’s how to get them

Pennsylvania orders all workers, customers at essential businesses to wear masks; Philly opens coronavirus quarantine sites for first responders

Are Philly schools waiting too long to get students online after coronavirus closure?

The Baltimore Sun

Gov. Hogan mandates face coverings in businesses, public transportation as state inches toward recovery

170 coronavirus cases confirmed at FutureCare Lochearn in Baltimore in largest nursing home outbreak in state

Maryland’s coronavirus death toll rises to at least 400 as state adds probable deaths to count

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan surpasses 1,900 deaths due to coronavirus; 28,059 cases total in state

Free Press reporter got COVID-19 while covering virus, details agony of it

UAW: 2 more Fiat Chrysler workers dead of COVID-19

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