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Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., at a news conference in Philadelphia in 2019. Now that lawmakers have left for an extended recess amid the coronavirus pandemic, Scanlon hosted a kid's town hall over the phone.
Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates lower prices with drug manufacturers, sent recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to drugs heavily used with ventilator patients.
A pedestrian wearing a face covering passes Thursday in New York City. On Saturday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters that New York continued to see a rise in confirmed cases and deaths related to the coronavirus throughout the state.
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Security with face masks stand in front of the Signal Iduna Park, where a temporary coronavirus treatment center opened in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday. Germany has the fourth-most COVID-19 cases in the world and demand for medical supplies has skyrocketed.
Kobe Bryant, seen during a game in 2015, was selected for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, after he died in a helicopter crash with his daughter Gianna earlier this year.
People in face masks observe three minutes of silence in Beijing, on a national day of mourning for the thousands of patients and medical workers killed by the coronavirus in China.
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People walk and jog through Prospect Park in Brooklyn last week. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the restrictions on daily life in New York have slowed the increase in hospitalizations.
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