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Congress passes $8.3 billion Coronavirus emergency funding package


This news story was published on March 5, 2020.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congress passed a bipartisan $8.3 billion Coronavirus emergency funding package.

The bill will allow the federal government to deliver a coordinated, comprehensive response to the Coronavirus crisis, including funding for treatment and vaccine research. A vaccine could be at least 6 months away and most likely longer, experts have said.

Efforts across the country are beginning to surface to fight off the virus before it spreads farther. Starbucks announced it will pause serving drinks in reusable containers. United and JetBlue announced cuts to flights. Health experts are begging folks to wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. The State Department has implemented aggressive travel restrictions, updated travel advisories, and worked with the private sector to ensure U.S. citizens and travelers are informed and safe.

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15 Responses to Congress passes $8.3 billion Coronavirus emergency funding package

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 7, 2020 at 1:05 pm

    When will people learn? STOP drinking CORONA!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 7, 2020 at 4:02 am

    7.9 billion will go to high wages of those in charge of it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 5, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    And the stock market drops 1000, then it soars 1000, then it drops 1000… reaping the whirlwind those lying greedy bastards. Oh wait, it’s the virus’s fault isn’t it. Gee silly me. It’s already in every state. The Chinese are right. Wear a face mask.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 5, 2020 at 5:47 pm

    More wasteful spending by Democrats. Watch it disappear.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 5, 2020 at 6:05 pm

      Read. Learn. Think before talking “bipartisan $8.3 billion”

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 6, 2020 at 7:55 am

        Bullshit!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 6, 2020 at 2:34 pm

          Bullshit??? I don’t think so Warree. Do you know what bi-partisan means?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 7, 2020 at 5:46 pm

          Pelosi loaded up the bill with all kinds of crap that had nothing to do with the virus.

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            Anonymous

            March 7, 2020 at 7:01 pm

            Prove it you low life punk.

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            Anonymous

            March 8, 2020 at 9:21 am

            You prove she didn’t, you chickenshit coward.

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            Anonymous

            March 8, 2020 at 12:44 pm

            ^^^Are you two in Junior High School.
            You sure act like you are. Hahahahaha

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            Anonymous

            March 8, 2020 at 1:02 pm

            You made the claim warry you prove it didn’t float into your mind while you were taking a dump

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 8, 2020 at 6:23 pm

          AnonymousReply Report comment
          March 7, 2020 at 5:46 pm

          Pelosi loaded up the bill with all kinds of crap that had nothing to do with the virus.

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          Anonymous
          March 7, 2020 at 7:01 pm

          Prove it you low life punk.

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          Anonymous
          March 8, 2020 at 9:21 am

          You prove she didn’t, you chickenshit coward.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 5, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Lots of money for a hoax virus.