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Coronavirus could kill more than 300,000 people if US restrictions are lifted prematurely, federal documents show. Experts say even that’s optimistic.

Governors across a swath of states are beginning to lift coronavirus social-distancing rules. But documents from the Department of Health and Human Services, obtained by the Centre for Public Integrity, show that 300,000-plus people could die of COVID-19 in the absence of such measures. Florida, where some beaches already reopened […]
Coronavirus could kill more than 300,000 people if US restrictions are lifted prematurely, federal documents show. Experts say even that’s optimistic.
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Why NYC’s largest emergency hospital is pretty much empty

The coronavirus has led to jam-packed hospitals across New York City. When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening of an emergency field hospital at Javits Convention Centre, healthcare workers expected it to take pressure off overcrowded hospitals. Built in record time and boasting a capacity of 2,500 beds, Javits seemed […]
Why NYC’s largest emergency hospital is pretty much empty