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The Weekly Gist: The Lightning Bugs Edition

With a record number of daily new cases and rising COVID death totals, a debate emerges over safely reopening schools. Meanwhile, Democrats agree on a health policy platform for the Biden campaign.
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The Weekly Gist: The Viral Independence Day Edition

As the nation celebrates the 4th of July holiday, Sun Belt states are seeing a big spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Meanwhile, voters in one state respond by narrowly approving Medicaid expansion.
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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 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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The Weekly Gist: The Quarantine Fatigue Edition

As the coronavirus death rate plateaus, new economic data show that healthcare drove huge losses in the US economy in the first quarter. Meanwhile, new hope is emerging for effective coronavirus treatment and a possible early vaccine.
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