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Dr. Fauci Says COVID-19 Might Become An Annual Health Risk

Dr. Fauci Says COVID-19 Might Become An Annual Health RiskMcStreamy.com – National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAD) Director, Dr Anthony Fauci, says there is a possibility that the COVID-19 virus may be with us on a seasonal basis every year for awhile. He spoke as part of the White House Coronavirus Task Force today, March 25, 2020. He was joined in Part […] ….. Read More.McSTREAMY.COM – News, Info and Entertainment | This, That and The OtherThu, March 26, 20202 weeks ago


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Minnesota Lawmakers to Ensure Workers’ Comp Coverage to Responders with COVID-19

Minnesota Lawmakers to Ensure Workers’ Comp Coverage to Responders with COVID-19The Minnesota Legislature is reconvening to pass a bill to ensure that first responders and health care workers who contract COVID-19 qualify for workers’ compensation without having to prove that they contracted the disease on the job. Legislative leaders announced … ….. Read More.INSURANCE JOURNAL – General | Consumers & ShoppingTue, April 7, 20203 hours ago


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Allstate to return $600 million in premiums to customers due to COVID-19 driving disruptio...

Allstate to return $600 million in premiums to customers due to COVID-19 driving disruptio…But one insurance watchdog says the amount returned should be much higher By Gary Guthrie of ConsumerAffairs April 7, 2020 Allstate brought its in good hands jingle to life on Monday, saying that it would return more than $600 million in auto insurance premiums to its customers. Why? For the simple reason that most of the United States is staying at home and not out on the streets and highways in their cars and trucks. This crisis is pervasive. Given an unprecedented decline in driving, customers will receive a Shelter-in-Place Payback of more than $600 million over the next two months, announced Allstate CEO Tom Wilson. This is fair because less driving means fewer accidents. We are also providing free identity protection for the rest of the year to all U.S residents who sign up, since our…


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MDH: COVID-19 deaths total 34 in Minnesota, 1,069 total positive cases

MDH: COVID-19 deaths total 34 in Minnesota, 1,069 total positive casesTuesday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported there are 83 new cases that have tested positive for COVID-19, creating a total of 1,069 cases in the state ….. Read More.KSTP-TV – St. Paul, MN – General News | U.S. & National NewsTue, April 7, 20203 hours ago


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Trump Was Warned in January and February That Covid-19 Could Kill Millions, Cost Trillions

Trump Was Warned in January and February That Covid-19 Could Kill Millions, Cost Trillions”There is an increasing probability of a full-blown COVID-19 pandemic that could infect as many as 100 million Americans, with a loss of life of as many as 1-2 million souls,” trade adviser Peter Navarro warned in a memo to President Donald Trump way back on February 23. The next morning, Trump told Americans “the coronavirus is very much under control in the USA.” Navarro’s February memo followed up on one from January 29. In the earlier memo, Navarro wrote that the economic cost of doing nothing could be as high as $5.7 trillion and suggested that more than half a million Americans could be killed by COVID-19. A little more than a week after this memo, the Trump administration gave “nearly 18 tons of donated respirator masks, surgical masks, gowns and other medical supplies to China.”…


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Uber launches tool to help drivers find work during COVID-19 crisis

Uber launches tool to help drivers find work during COVID-19 crisisThe company wants to help out-of-work drivers make money doing other essential work By Sarah D. Young of ConsumerAffairs April 7, 2020 With consumers being encouraged to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, ride-hailing drivers are seeing a dramatic drop in ride requests. To support drivers during the outbreak, Uber has launched a new tool with the aim of helping drivers find other jobs. The company announced Monday that its new Work Hub tool will help facilitate connections between Uber drivers and work opportunities on Ubers other platforms, such as Uber Eats, Uber Works, and Uber Freight. “The most important thing we can do right now is support drivers,” said Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on the Work Hub homepage. “They’re doing essential work to keep our communities moving as we fight this virus, but with fewer…


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