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Federal COVID test supplies late, unsterile, Washington state says

03 Jul 2020

NEW YORK COVID-19 testing supplies distributed by the federal government have failed quality checks and are arriving late, Washington state's top health official said in a letter to a senior administration official, warning of problems as cases spike.

Special Report: 'Death Sentence' - the hidden coronavirus toll in U.S. jails and prisons

18 May 2020

When COVID-19 began tearing through Detroit’s county jail system in March, authorities had no diagnostic tests to gauge its spread. But the toll became clear as deaths mounted. First, one of the sheriff’s jail commanders died; then, a deputy in a medical unit. | Video

Exclusive: Emails show U.S. officials brushed off state concerns on drive-through virus tests

14 Apr 2020

As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Emails reveal breakdowns in U.S. drive-through virus testing

14 Apr 2020

April 14 As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

30 Mar 2020

NEW YORK Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.

Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

29 Mar 2020

NEW YORK Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defence he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.

INSIGHT-Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

28 Mar 2020

NEW YORK, March 28 Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.

Releasing inmates, screening staff: U.S. jails and prisons rush to limit virus risks

23 Mar 2020

The coronavirus is invading U.S. jails and prisons, prompting inmate releases, reduced bail requirements and other extraordinary measures as officials rush to avert a potentially disastrous spread of the virus among crowded inmate populations.

Special Report: Death and politics roil a Georgia jail

04 Sep 2019

SAVANNAH, Ga. In the summer of 2016, Georgia’s Chatham County hired jail monitor Steven Rosenberg with a mission: scrutinize the county jail’s healthcare services after a string of deaths.

For Trump supporters, elections a battle to protect a leader under siege

05 Nov 2018

CLEVELAND For many Americans, Tuesday's congressional midterm elections are a referendum on Republican President Donald Trump’s divisive persona, hard-line policies and pugnacious politics.

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