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1. in category Daily News

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1. in country United States and category Media

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For today, March 29, here’s how to follow the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll update this every day. 

🌎 Live updates from around the world: https://nyti.ms/2Us8N1h 
🗽 The latest in New York: https://nyti.ms/2WRcPSs 

For today, March 29, here’s how to follow the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll update this every day. 🌎 Live updates from around the world: https://nyti.ms/2Us8N1h  🗽 The latest in New York: https://nyti.ms/2WRcPSs 

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U.S. health officials anticipated a national shortage of ventilators 13 years ago. A contract was given to a small company that got to work on building a fleet of portable devices. Here’s how the project fell apart and produced zero new ventilators.

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NEW: Read about the cheaper, more durable ventilator that never was. It’s a tale about just what happens when critical public-health projects are left to private companies. SPOILER: it doesn’t end well. @nkulish @sarahkliff

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PROJECT AURA: The head of the CDC sees a prototype for a cheap, easy-to-use, portable ventilator … that was 9 years ago. It never got made. @sarahkliff, @jbsgreenberg and I explored why. THREAD / 1

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The stalled efforts to create cheap, easy-to-use ventilators highlight the perils of outsourcing public-health projects to private companies; their focus on maximizing profits is not always consistent with the government’s goal of preparing for a crisis.

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Things veered off course when a multibillion-dollar maker of medical devices, Covidien, bought the small California company, Newport Medical Instruments, that had been hired to design the new machines. The project ultimately produced zero ventilators. https://nyti.ms/2WYLSfo 

Things veered off course when a multibillion-dollar maker of medical devices, Covidien, bought the small California company, Newport Medical Instruments, that had been hired to design the new machines. The project ultimately produced zero ventilators. https://nyti.ms/2WYLSfo 

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13 years ago, U.S. public health officials came up with a plan to address what they regarded as one of the medical system’s crucial vulnerabilities: a shortage of ventilators https://nyti.ms/2WYLSfo 

13 years ago, U.S. public health officials came up with a plan to address what they regarded as one of the medical system’s crucial vulnerabilities: a shortage of ventilators https://nyti.ms/2WYLSfo 

As the coronavirus ravages the U.S. health care system, the scarcity of ventilators has been forcing doctors to make life-or-death decisions about who gets to breathe and who does not. Our investigation helps explain the acute shortage of medical devices.

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A federal judge in Los Angeles has ordered the U.S. government to “make continuous efforts” to release thousands of migrant children from detention facilities, where at least 4 children have tested positive for the coronavirus

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Amid questions about whether the GOP convention will go ahead and whether it can solicit enough sponsorship $ from companies laying people off, officials say the host committee has raised $51 Mill of the $65 mill budget.

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“My boy’s coughing began on a Thursday night, a phlegmy, body-shaking rattle that struck him every few minutes,” Kinsey Gidick writes for @NYTParenting

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The torrent of falsehoods aimed at discrediting Dr. Anthony Fauci is another example of how some far-right supporters of President Trump regularly vilify those whom they see as opposing him

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Exclusive: The US government had a plan to build a huge fleet of easy-to-use, inexpensive ventilators. Then a big company got greedy, and the project unraveled. By @sarahkliff @nkulish @jbsgreenberg

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For today, March 29, here’s how to follow the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll update this every day. 🌎 Live updates from around the world: https://nyti.ms/2Us8N1h  🗽 The latest in New York: https://nyti.ms/2WRcPSs 

For today, March 29, here’s how to follow the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll update this every day. 

🌎 Live updates from around the world: https://nyti.ms/2Us8N1h 
🗽 The latest in New York: https://nyti.ms/2WRcPSs 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that President Trump’s delay in responding to the coronavirus pandemic would ultimately cost American lives. The number of confirmed U.S. cases has continued to rise; 19 states have at least 1,000 cases each. https://nyti.ms/3dCWdnn 

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Amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, the people who make dystopian TV dramas like “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Westworld” are looking at their work in a different light

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Many many people were touched by @jessicalustig’s powerful account of her husband’s battle with Covid this past week. Here’s an audio recording of her essay, truly an unforgettable piece of writing. I’m in awe of her strength, courage and clarity

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As the coronavirus spreads across the U.S., medical experts are debating how much the public should know about local cases of the virus. It is a critical question that will shape the country’s approach to confronting this and future outbreaks.

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The coronavirus has fundamentally transformed political life in America, affecting how candidates communicate with voters, raise money from donors and confront their opponents

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In Opinion Stephanie Land writes, “Those who work in our homes are human beings who, in the face of Covid-19, have no child care, no income and will probably face severe housing insecurity in the months to come.”

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Has the coronavirus created a new dilemma in your life? Please send us your quandaries, especially about the human side of dealing with the pandemic, at dilemmas@nytimes.com.

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Next: Yes, it's OK to take a walk. @jodikantor checked for this 77-year-old who is terrified to leave her apartment.

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