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#SanDiego County Health and Human Services recently began providing data breaking down confirmed #COVID19  cases by ZIP code. KPBS has mapped out those cases across the county using their data

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger in this quarantine concert.

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President Trump has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that hydroxychloroquine is a promising treatment for COVID-19. While scientists are testing the drug in clinical trials, there's currently no solid evidence that it's effective.

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The coronavirus pandemic is heightening interest in raising young chickens for a reliable supply of eggs. "We've never seen anything like this and I've been here since 1964," the owner of one hatchery says.

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A new county health advisory asked medical providers to consider following “crisis strategies” to further restrict the use of personal protective equipment, or PPE, even though it could increase the chance of spreading or contracting #COVID19 . #coronavirus 

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A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new #coronavirus , in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere.

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NEW: More than 10,000 people have now died from COVID-19 in the United States. The U.S. is reporting more cases than any country in the world.

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The state put the in-person visits on hold but advocates say nursing homes need inspectors now more than ever to ensure infection control rules are being followed amid the pandemic and guard against abuse and neglect of residents. #covid19  #coronavirus 

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San Diego police over the weekend wrote 16 citations to people who were still showing up to closed parks and beaches. On March 23, the city closed all of its parks and beaches as part of the effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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Many members of the Uighur ethnic minority have fled persecution to Turkey, which they have traditionally viewed as a refuge. But now, many Uighurs in Istanbul tell NPR they fear China is pressuring Turkey to threaten them.

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A super bloom of wildflowers is only days away in the Anza Borrego Desert following the recent rain

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Wondering what all that fuzz is about downtown? It's the #ScienceMarchSD , & we've got all the deets:

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To curb veteran suicides, the VA opens services to those with less than honorable discharges

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is set to visit the White House on Tuesday. The last time Lavrov was at the White House, President Trump bragged about firing former FBI Director James Comey.

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President #Trump  said #SanDiego  asked him to start building the #borderwall  here. A San Diego County spokesman clarified that the county made no such request.

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California received $3.2B in taxes from people who are in the U.S. illegally, report says.

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? Why do people believe fake stories and bad information? We asked a neuroscientist

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#ICYMI : An estimated 15,000 science advocates marched Saturday i #ScienceMarchSD  .

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