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May 22, 2020

COVID-19: Need-to-Know News from
the USA

U.S. Warns New China Law Jeopardizes Hong Kong’s Special Status
Why Share It: With U.S.-China tensions already on the rise, China’s new, aggressive stance toward Hong Kong elicits a vigorous American response. U.S.-China relations have emerged as a significant issue for U.S. voters in both political parties.

‘How Could the CDC Make That Mistake?’
Why Share It: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, long regarded as one the world’s top public health institutions, has made mistake after mistake during the COVID-19 pandemic. This latest misstep — conflating the results of two different types of coronavirus tests — is both serious and inexplicable. 

Trump seizes on new rallying cry to reopen the country, but Democrats see caution as an advantage
The Washington Post
Why Share It: While countries around the world debate whether, and how, to restart their economies in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the United States, that debate is political and deeply partisan.

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