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United States

Ned Parker

Special Report: Why 4,998 died in U.S. jails without getting their day in court

Oct 16 2020

By Peter Eisler, Linda So, Jason Szep, Grant Smith and Ned Parker | Video

The U.S. has more COVID-19 testing than most. So why is it falling so short?

Jul 27 2020

The United States might have more COVID-19 testing capacity than any other country. So why have we seen laboratories overwhelmed and many patients again waiting a week or more for results?

The U.S. has more COVID-19 testing than most. So why is it falling so short?

Jul 27 2020

The United States might have more COVID-19 testing capacity than any other country. So why have we seen laboratories overwhelmed and many patients again waiting a week or more for results?

INSIGHT-The U.S. has more COVID-19 testing than most. So why is it falling so short?

Jul 27 2020

* Labs rely on automated testing machines from a few companies

Federal COVID test supplies late, unsterile, Washington state says

Jul 02 2020

NEW YORK COVID-19 testing supplies distributed by the federal government have failed quality checks and are arriving late, Washington state's top health official said in a letter to a senior administration official, warning of problems as cases spike.

Special Report: 'Death Sentence' - the hidden coronavirus toll in U.S. jails and prisons

May 18 2020

When COVID-19 began tearing through Detroit’s county jail system in March, authorities had no diagnostic tests to gauge its spread. But the toll became clear as deaths mounted. First, one of the sheriff’s jail commanders died; then, a deputy in a medical unit. | Video

Exclusive: Emails show U.S. officials brushed off state concerns on drive-through virus tests

Apr 14 2020

As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Emails reveal breakdowns in U.S. drive-through virus testing

Apr 14 2020

April 14 As coronavirus infections exploded in New Orleans, state and local officials repeatedly told the Trump administration that its new drive-through testing effort wasn’t going well. Those tested often waited more than a week for results, and local officials had no information on who had been notified by a federally contracted call center, according to emails between local and federal officials reviewed by Reuters.

Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

Mar 30 2020

NEW YORK Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.

INSIGHT-Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons

Mar 28 2020

NEW YORK, March 28 Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.

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