As COVID-19 pandemic explodes out of control. Trump holds Mount Rushmore event in defiance of health experts. By Barry Grey, 4 July 2020. This criminally reckless action, virtually certain to result in a new eruption of infections and deaths, was carried out in defiance of warnings from members of Trump’s coronavirus task force.
Millions in the US face catastrophe as federal unemployment relief set to expire amid surging pandemic. By Kevin Reed, 4 July 2020. The combined economic impact of the raging pandemic and the imminent cutoff of $600 weekly federal assistance is leading to a social catastrophe for millions across the US.
Riverside, California: HCA nurses strike continues as coronavirus takes its toll. By Alex Johnson, 4 July 2020. According to health officials, the confirmed active case count in Riverside bloated to 10,059 on Thursday, compared to 9,532 on Wednesday. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 stands at 465.
Southeastern US continues to mark substantial rise in coronavirus cases. By Cordell Gascoigne, 4 July 2020. As with much of the country, cases continue to rise rapidly across the region as a result of the push to reopen the economy in the middle of the still-raging pandemic.
“We are at our breaking point”. FCA Toledo Jeep workers support call for rank-and-file safety committees. By Marcus Day, 3 July 2020