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World -- 3M Fires Back at Trump Over Order to Produce More Face Masks -- Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health-care workers.3M said the administration asked it

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Coronavirus -- Rav Belsky, Zt"l: Taking Mussar in Egypt and Today -- The following is an amalgamation of comments made by Rav Yisroel Belsky, zt"l, regarding previous world tragedies, whose lessons are relevant to today's coronavirus pandemic.This is adapted, with permission, from

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Israel -- Bnei Brak Closure May Be Expanded to Other Chareidi Cities -- The closure that was placed on Bnei Brak Friday morning is likely to be replicated in other cities, government sources said, as hundreds of IDF soldiers and police placed barricades

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Coronavirus -- For These We Cry -- Al eileh ani bochiyah. As the plague of COVID-19 sweeps across the world, there are many in our community who have fallen in its path. As we join the families

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Coronavirus - World - Cuomo to Take Ventilators for New York City as Hospitals Buckle - Hamodia - With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't

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El Al's Longest Flight Brings Israelis Home From Australia -- Yoni Weiss -- Some 183 Israelis who almost ended up being stranded in Australia and New Zealand due to the coronavirus pandemic arrived back home early on Friday on board a special El

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Israel's Coronavirus Fatalities Up to 37; 7,030 Cases -- Yoni Weiss -- Four more patients passed away overnight Thursday and early Friday to the coronavirus, bringing the total deaths in Israel to 37. A 71-year-old man died of the coronavirus on Friday

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Police Acknowledge Lag in Enforcing Mask Order -- Hamodia Staff -- Israelis were told on Wednesday night by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ that henceforth they would have to wear masks when venturing outside their homes, but twenty-four hours later police were

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Hatzolah Organizations Across Eretz Yisrael Encourage Area Hatzolah -- Hamodia

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Hatzolah of Rockland County Delivers Food for Hospital Staff -- Hamodia Staff

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Flatbush Hatzolah and Shomrim Give Special Corona Course With New Equipment -- Hamodia Staff

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Trump Negative for Coronavirus Again, Orders Military to New York -- President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday, using a rapid diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and it determined that he

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Ex-Dallas Chief Tapped to Head Chicago Police Force -- Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday named former Dallas police Chief David Brown to head the police force in the nation's third-largest city, touting his humility and calling him "a

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Spain's Daily Death Toll Falls for First Time Since March 26 -- Spain's coronavirus death toll rose to a total of 10,935 from 10,003 on the previous day, the Health Ministry said on Friday, but showed the first fall in a daily

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Hezbollah Sees PR Chance in Response to Coronavirus -- In the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs, Hezbollah paramedics and volunteers on trucks and on foot sprayed disinfectants on shops and buildings. At a hospital where it once treated its

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NYC Residents Should Cover Face When in Public, Mayor Says -- As coronavirus cases soared, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers on Thursday to wear a face covering when they go outside to prevent the spread of

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New Jersey's COVID-19 Death Rate Spikes, Totaling 537 -- New Jersey reported more than 180 new coronavirus deaths on Thursday, double the number from the previous day, bringing the total toll to 537 people, Gov. Phil Murphy said. The

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Pelosi Announces Select Committee to Oversee U.S. Coronavirus Relief -- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2.3 trillion that Congress

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Joe Biden Predicts Democratic Convention Delay Until August -- Prospective Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said he thinks his party's nominating convention will have to be pushed back from July into August because of the coronavirus threat. 'It's going

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Stocks Fall on Wall Street, Heading for Another Weekly Loss -- Stocks are falling in early afternoon trading Friday, putting Wall Street on track for its third losing week in the last four. The losses came after the government reported that

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Asian Stocks Tumble After Wall Street Rises on Pricier Oil -- Asian stock markets tumbled Friday after soaring U.S. job losses tempered enthusiasm about a possible deal to stabilize oil prices amid anxiety over the global economic decline due to the

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Trump Admin Moves Toward Promoting Broader Use of Face Masks -- The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of

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FDA Wants Heartburn Meds Off the Market Due to Contamination -- U.S. health regulators are telling drugmakers to immediately pull their popular heartburn drugs off the market after determining that a contamination issue with the medications poses a greater risk than

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The Meaning of Pandemic -- Hamodia -- Three weeks ago, on March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus COVID-19 to be a pandemic. As the contagion spread from China to other countries, there was

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Coronavirus Shows Everyone What People With Disabilities Have Known All Along -- Naomi Ishisaka -- It seemed to happen in the blink of an eye. Accommodations that people with disabilities had requested for years were implemented nearly overnight. Jobs that were supposedly impossible to accommodate

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