Church Services

A federal court in California denied a San Diego church’s request for a preliminary injunction to allow it to hold services, which the county and state’s stay-at-home orders previously prohibited. New guidelines allow the church to congregate as long as certain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines are met. 

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Republicans Call on Right-Wing Doctors for Help

Republican political operatives are recruiting “extremely pro-Trump” doctors to go on television to prescribe reviving the U.S. economy as quickly as possible, without meeting safety benchmarks proposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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White House Turned Away CDC Plan for Reopening Country

The Trump administration rejected a plan by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offering advice to local authorities on how they can safely reopen schools, workplaces and other establishments, saying they were too restrictive for places with few coronavirus cases.

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Trump Squelches CDC Guide to Reopen Country

A set of detailed documents created by the nation’s top disease investigators to give step-by-step advice to local leaders deciding when and how to reopen public places such as mass transit, day care centers and restaurants during the still-raging pandemic has been shelved by the Trump administration.

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World Health Agency Says US Was Informed on Virus From Start

The head of the World Health Organization pushed back Monday against accusations by President Donald Trump that the global health agency withheld information from the United States and pointed out that U.S. officials embedded with the agency had first-hand knowledge of the coronavirus outbreak from the beginning.

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