Newsfeed Now Coronavirus: ‘Facts Not Fear’ morning update – April 29, 2020

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Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends.

(KARK/NEXSTAR) – The U.S. economy shrank at a 4.8% annual rate last quarter as the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the country and began triggering a recession that will end the longest expansion on record.

A cyclist rides past shuttered businesses during the coronavirus outbreak on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, April 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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UV LIGHT TREATMENT: President Donald Trump’s comments about possibly injecting patients with disinfectants to treat COVID-19 may have overshadowed his remarks at the same time about the use of ultraviolet light. But the treatment of UV light has been studied in the lab before as a medical treatment. KDVR’s Rob Low reports.

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CANCER DRUG TREATMENT: While leaders are poring over data regarding the best time to reopen, scientists are gazing into their microscopes to see what might work to stop this virus. There is a possible treatment from years of work to kill cancer. It is a drug that also appears to work against SARS-CoV-2. WGN’s Dina Bair reports.

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GOD BLESS AMERICA: “God Bless America” is a tune that underscores David Youngs’ love for his country and his neighbors. The Michigan resident has been singing that prayer from his front porch in Otsego for more than a month. WOOD’s Donovan Long reports.

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Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends.

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