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06/05/2020 - The Charleston Gazette-Mail
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office on Thursday announced lawsuits against two retail pharmacies for allegedly helping fuel the state’s opioid epidemic.

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06/05/2020 - The Charleston Gazette-Mail
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Labor Department’s weekly jobless claims report has yet to reflect at least about half-a-million filings for a federal pandemic program, with data reporting lagging behind payouts.

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06/05/2020 - Associated Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a recession that has paralyzed the economy in the wake of the viral pandemic.

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06/05/2020 - Modern Healthcare
WASHINGTON, D.C. - HHS is reviewing possible steps to extend telemedicine flexibilities enacted during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior adviser at HHS said Thursday, but eliminating regulatory barriers will require support from other federal agencies, Congress and state governments.

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06/05/2020 - Modern Healthcare
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The federal government sent out a request for information on data analysis and public-private partnerships that will better prepare the healthcare industry for emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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06/04/2020 - CNN by: Jacqueline Howard
WASHINGTON, DC - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that some people may be putting off getting emergency care for serious health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic -- and fewer visits for critical conditions could result in complications or even death.

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06/04/2020 - the Hill by: Jessie Hellmann
WASHINGTON, DC - An anti-malaria drug taken by President Trump as a preventative measure against COVID-19 does not protect people from contracting the disease, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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