New York: US states join forces to buy vital medical equipment | World | News
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New York: US states join forces to buy vital medical equipment | World | News

The deal was agreed by Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The adjacent states have also agreed to share contact tracing data on coronavirus patients. “This will make us more competitive in the international marketplace and save us money,” Andrew Cuomo, New York governor, said at a Sunday press conference. Mr […]

United States initiative aims to stem the tide of suicide
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United States initiative aims to stem the tide of suicide

Editor’s Note: Find the latest news and guidance from COVID-19 at the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center.Several federal agencies and private sector groups have launched a national initiative that aims to prevent suicide and mental illness resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by the partner group of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP), the […]

Protests held across the country as some states start to reopen
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Seven Northeast states team up to buy PPE, medical supplies

Ben Kesslen 5h ago / 6:42 PM UTC New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a regional partnership that would increase seven Northeastern states’ purchasing power as they work to secure adequate medical supplies and avoid price gouging. The states — New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts — are […]

New York Partners With Six States to Purchase Coronavirus Tests, Medical Equipment | Health News
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New York Partners With Six States to Purchase Coronavirus Tests, Medical Equipment | Health News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday that New York is launching a “regional buying consortium” with six other states to purchase medical supplies and coronavirus tests in order to “increase market power and bring down prices.” New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania are teaming up to buy $5 billion worth […]

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Australia coronavirus live update: people enjoy eased restrictions as four states record new cases – latest news | World news

2.01am EDT02:01 South Australia has now registered 11 consecutive days of zero new coronavirus cases. That’s a pretty remarkable run. As I mentioned, Nicola Spurrier is hopeful the state could soon be free of Covid-19, with only seven active cases. 1.58am EDT01:58 South Australia has just seven active Covid-19 cases The South Australia chief medical […]