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COVID-19: Today in Black America 4/24/20

POSTED: April 24, 2020, 12:00 pm

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The New York Times

Trump Muses About Light as Remedy, but Also Disinfectant, Which Is Dangerous

Makers of Lysol Warn Against Ingesting Disinfectants

Some Companies Seeking Bailouts Had Piles of Cash, Then Spent It

The Star-Ledger (

This new map shows the town-by-town breakdown of coronavirus cases across N.J.

Husband and wife of 37 years die 3 days apart from coronavirus. Son can’t afford funeral bills.

The mental health fallout from COVID-19 will be huge

The Los Angeles Times

California stay-at-home faces its biggest test: A heat wave driving people to the beach

California’s reopening is slowed by rising coronavirus cases and deaths

From warehouse to table: A look inside the L.A. school district’s huge meal distribution operation amid coronavirus

Philadelphia Inquirer (

Philly region is ‘weeks away’ from seeing an easing in coronavirus restrictions; U.S. death toll passes 50,000 mark

Long cast aside as expendable, Pa.’s public health nurses are now pivotal to easing coronavirus restrictions

More people are using antidepressants and antianxiety medications during coronavirus pandemic: survey

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Whitmer extends Michigan stay home order to May 15, allows some businesses to reopen

COVID-19's effects show our leaders learned little from the Flint water crisis

Detroit Free Press pages show the 1918 Spanish Influenza

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

City courts working on plans to re-open amid coronavirus pandemic

Lines start early for haircuts as Georgia begins to reopen

Some Metro Atlanta students locked out of virtual classrooms

The Washington Post

Citing deaths, FDA issues warning against antimalarial drugs touted by Trump

Governors blindside front-line staff with reopening proposals

Church donations have plunged as services have gone online. Some congregations won’t survive.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

ICE agrees to release two more at-risk detainees from Ohio jails due to coronavirus pandemic

University of Akron to make deep cuts because of coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus cluster found at Warrensville Developmental Center

The Chicago Tribune

Illinois’ stay-at-home order will remain in place through May 30, but with changes: Here’s what you need to know

Illinois officials say the state is hitting its COVID-19 peak — and that’s actually good news

Illinois wants all shoppers to wear masks at the grocery store. Enforcing that rule is trickier.

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