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Three More Atlantic Co. Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

New Jersey’s death toll from COVID-19 has nearly doubled in the past two days, rising to 81. Nearly 2,500 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to nearly 6,900. Three more Atlantic County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials earlier today. The three men include two in […]

NJ Bosting Food Aid for Most on SNAP

Most New Jersey residents getting assistance formerly called food stamps will be getting more aid because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration said today that roughly 60% of the 340,000 households who get help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will see an extra benefit payment on Sunday. Families that already get the […]

Looking For Child are Centers For The Children Of Essential Workers

There’s a need for child care centers in Cape May County to accommodate the children of essential workers. The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management wanted to ensure local daycares were open for essential employees during this time. Among th list of essential employees outlined in the Governor’s Executive Order are first responders, health […]

COVID-19 Deaths, Unemployment Claims Up Substantially In NJ

Close to 2,500 new cases of coronavirus have surfaced in New Jersey in the last day and the death toll has nearly doubled. The number of fatalities now stands at 81. Governor Murphy says the total number of cases now stands at 6,900. Also, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports it received 155,815 […]

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Army helps make temporary hospital at New York's Javits Center one of the largest in the country

Army helps make temporary hospital at New York's Javits Center one of the largest in the country

JMRPhotography/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With the Armys help, the temporary field hospital at New York Citys Javits Convention Center will now hold 2,910 beds, making it one of the largest hospitals in America. Established in record time, the temporary hospital is an example of the surge of federal and military resources into New York to help with the novel coronavirus pandemic, including the Army ...

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Matt Damon and the 'Contagion' cast reunite "virtually" for COVID PSA

Matt Damon and the 'Contagion' cast reunite "virtually" for COVID PSA

Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Life has unfortunately imitated art for cast of the 2011 filmContagion, which has seen an uptick in streaming since the real-life COVID-19 coronavirus began spreading.

Thats why scientists from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health tapped the stars of the film --Matt Damon,Laurence Fishburne, andKate Winslet-- to dis...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health minister test positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health minister test positive for coronavirus

Peter Summers/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The prime minister of the U.K., Boris Johnson, and the most senior lawmaker in charge of the countrys health service have tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms.

In a video posted on his official Twitter page, the prime minister said he was tested for the illness after suffering a high temperature and a persistent cough, and will now...

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Can recovered coronavirus patients help combat the disease?

Can recovered coronavirus patients help combat the disease?

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Its a critical, urgent question in the battle to save American lives -- and one that a growing number of institutions, including one of New Yorks preeminent medical centers, will attempt to answer.

Dr. David Reich, the president of Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, said his team of experts is in the process of tracking down possible donors -- recovered patients who...

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EPA to limit enforcement of environmental laws during coronavirus emergency, giving companies more flexibility

EPA to limit enforcement of environmental laws during coronavirus emergency, giving companies more flexibility

Skyhobo/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency will put companies and specific facilities in charge of monitoring their own compliance with environmental laws during the novel coronavirus emergency, according to officials.

This move has led critics to accuse the agency of backing off its role to prevent uncontrolled pollution or other violations.

EPA argued the change was neede...

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Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

MCCAIG/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.

"I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," Trump said.

The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in American history, earlier Friday in a voice vote after lawmakers were called ...

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