Friday, March 13, 2020

Five Stories You Simply Must Not Miss!

Trump's Coronavirus Travel Ban Makes Sense — Here's Why
-Fox News
“In dealing with pandemics, top priorities have to be limiting the spread of the disease and protecting our most vulnerable populations. Social distancing—that is, limiting the contact between people who are shedding the virus and others—is critical to achieving both goals. And that’s where travel bans have a role to play,” James Jay Carafano writes.
MORE: “Trump is right: Suspend the payroll tax”
Trump Coronavirus Response Will Protect America’s Economy, Workers and Businesses
-Fox News
“President Trump addressed the nation Wednesday night and unveiled a two-pronged program of health and economic actions to deal with the coronavirus pandemic,” Andy Puzder writes. “The president’s action plan should win bipartisan support to respond to the most serious health and humanitarian crisis our nation has faced in my nearly seven decades.”
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ President Trump: “We are all in this together”
150,000 Immigrants From 72 Nations With Coronavirus Stopped at Border
-Washington Examiner
“Some 150,000 illegal immigrants from 72 nations with cases of the coronavirus have been apprehended or deemed inadmissible from entering the United States since November,” Paul Bedard reports. These apprehensions underscore the need for proper vetting and a safe legal immigration system as opposed to open-border policies.
πŸ— Progress: “New border wall blocks 90% of illegal crossings, up from just 10%”
Pence: Major Health Insurers Have Agreed to Waive Copays for Coronavirus Tests
-The Hill
“Vice President Pence said Tuesday that a group of major health insurance companies have agreed not to charge patients copays when they get tested for coronavirus,” Peter Sullivan reports. Alongside President Trump, “Pence made the comments at a meeting at the White House with the CEOs of major health insurance companies.” 
Trump Administration Takes Action to Make Portable Electronic Health Records a Reality
-USA Today
“For many Americans, collecting and navigating their own health care records is a frustrating, time-consuming burden that leads to lower quality and higher costs,” write Jared Kushner, Seema Verma, and Dr. Don Rucker. “The Trump administration is now taking action to ensure that every American has secure access to their own health records.”

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