• The New York Times' stark front page shows the staggering number of unemployed Americans as the US' COVID-19 case count surpasses China's

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    The front page of The New York Times edition for March 27 illustrates the staggering number of unemployment claims filed last week as the US imposes strict measures to stop the coronavirus spread.
    A chart featured on the page shows that over three million claims were filed last week - millions more than the number of people who filed claims during the 2008 recession.
    The US has surpassed China and Italy as the country with the highest number of coronavirus cases , making the US the center of the outbreak.
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  • ‘Models don't match reality': White House coronavirus chief rejects doomsday predictions as US tops Covid-19 case count

    ‘Models don't match reality': White House coronavirus chief rejects doomsday predictions as US tops Covid-19 case count

    6 days ago - By RT

    Even as the US overtook China in the official number of Covid-19 cases, the top physician leading the White House effort urged Americans not to panic, as models predicting the death of millions keep being proven wrong everywhere.
    “The predictions of the models don't match the reality on the ground in neither China, South Korea nor Italy,” Dr. Deborah Birx told reporters on Thursday. She noted that the alarmist statistics about the spread of the virus said Italy would reach 400,000 deaths by now, but the actual death toll was nowhere near that.
    Italy, which has been the hardest-hit in terms...
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