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Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin dies at age 60 after contracting COVID-19

Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin died on Friday from complications related to COVID-19, according his state legislative office. Chafin, a Republican who represented a rural district in Southwest Virginia, was 60 years old. “Southwest Virginia has lost a strong advocate – and we have all lost a good man,” said […]
Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin dies at age 60 after contracting COVID-19
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Jared Kushner says ‘yes,’ the US coronavirus death toll of 170,000 is a ‘success story,’ doubling down on comments from April

Forgoing any expression of humility, senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner said he still considers the nation’s coronavirus response to be a “success story” even as the nation’s death toll tops 170,000. Kushner was asked by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer “Are 170,000 dead Americans – would […]
Jared Kushner says ‘yes,’ the US coronavirus death toll of 170,000 is a ‘success story,’ doubling down on comments from April
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Sweden’s renegade COVID-19 policy looks like a disaster — but the country is quietly determined to see it through despite the cost in lives

Sweden avoided a full lockdown, instead introducing some rules intended to keep people working while protecting the vulnerable and the hospital system. But its deaths soared, its expected “herd immunity” outcome failed, and other countries are limiting the movement of people from Sweden when opening borders. Now, some Swedes are […]
Sweden’s renegade COVID-19 policy looks like a disaster — but the country is quietly determined to see it through despite the cost in lives