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The Weekly Gist: The Forlorn French Fathers Edition

Several states are experiencing worrisome spikes in coronavirus cases and related hospitalizations. Meanwhile, mask-wearing mandates go into effect across the country, and a promising drug therapy is identified.
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The Weekly Gist: The Black Lives Matter Edition

As thousands gathered in the streets of many cities to protest the murder of George Floyd, health experts warned of a coronavirus resurgence. Meanwhile, two controversial studies on treatments for COVID-19 were withdrawn by leading journals.
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The Weekly Gist: The White Shoes Edition

Several states and the CDC have inflated coronavirus testing numbers by mixing statistics on different types of tests. Meanwhile, health insurers are returning money to their customers, even as hospitals and doctors struggle financially.
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The Weekly Gist: The Serenity Now Edition

A new coronavirus test relied upon by the White House to produce rapid results may be reporting high numbers of false negatives. Meanwhile, Medicare released its proposed payment updates for inpatient hospitals.
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The Weekly Gist: The Hitting the Century Mark Edition

Most states are reopening faster than federal guidelines dictate, as the economy worsens and virus casualties continue to mount. Meanwhile, a thriving health insurer promises rebates to its enrollees.
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