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closed through fall semester here in los angeles the stay at home orders could easily extend three more months into august it comes as governors elsewhere are easing their orders while several states including michigan, louisiana and arkansas are seeing a decrease in new cases, today top doctors warned of opening communities . tonight the too fast striking new warning >> reservation book is from dr. fauci telling full almost for today senators that states and tomorrow >> reporter: but after opening too soon could this restaurant in colorado ignored local trigger outbreaks they can't control leading mandates its operating to avoidable suffering license was suspended. and death that could also set the economy in california elon musk defying back and after the regulations, too president declared the jump starting production at tesla u.s. has prevailed on testing some arguing the company is republicans saying it's just the an essential business as health officials opposite also dr. fauci order the company to sounding the alarm about that mystery stop manufacturing, child disease believed linked to covid as the one employee tells nbc news he's not cdc prepares a major comfortable being back on the job alert. it comes as parts of >> i don't see a scenario where i'm not l.a. extends stay at home orders possibly risking my health by until august, and cal going back to tesla. state, the nation's >> reporter: as more largest public university system businesses revolt and already canceling
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open their doors in-person classes for the fall temperatures continue also where in america cases are to flare in southern california spiking. the biggest surge in two men were arrested after beating security grocery prices in guards who escorted nearly 50 years, how them out of a target much more you're paying for everything when refusing to wear from meat to eggs to a face mask. tonight the fight over cereal high anxiety reopening getting uglier than ever mounting pressure on miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. the tsa. flow to the troubling news tonight the growing outbreak for families trying to in russia, one of putin's closest put food on the table while consumer prices advisers infected. overall have been and how prepared is the u.s. to roll it going down over this out. there's been a spike you might be in food prices, the surprised. the new tropical highest spike in threat we're tracking decades. our sam brock tonight tonight. where where you'll see the biggest changes. >> announcer: this is nbc "nightly news" >> reporter: at grocery stores it's with lester holt good evening, everyone there will be consequences more outbreaks, more deaths a blunt warning from not just the pl dr. anthony fauci against reopening the plexiglass and social country too soon distancing higher. >> the eggs used to be fauci and other top government health $149 for the medium officials stepping up ones and now it's $7 for the jumbo. from under the shadow of the white house today and into a >> reporter: grocery videoconference to break the bad news to sales skyrocketing 83% a senate committee in the middle of march hearing that the covid when many stay at home
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orders went into outbreak is not under effect have you noticed a small change or a big control, testing still falls short and that change >> no, it's a big grim days are still change ahead, all as the when i used to buy a death toll c a ball of meat today i'm its steady and painful climb. paying over $7 we have it all covered >> reporter: compared starting with nbc's to last year prices jeff bennett are up for eggs, >> reporter: tonight a bread, chicken and dire warning from dr. milk in fact in just one anthony fauci. month the average reopening the country price of a dozen eggs too soon during the coronavirus crisis just 16%, more than $7 in some places will cost lives. pole trow, fish, meat >> there is a real risk that you will and eggs were up more trigger an outbreak than 4%. that you might not be able to control, which cereal and bakery products saw the largest monthly in fact will set you increase ever. even though people are back not only leading eating the same amount to some suffering and most are doing it from death that could be the safety of home which is why a lot of avoided but could even set you back on the produce and dairy are road to try to get getting wasted economic recovery. suppliers are unable >> reporter: a reality check from the to repackage the food that would have gone nation's top to restaurants and infectious disease expert which stands in redirect it to stark contrast to supermarkets a crate of 360 eggs president trump's push to reopen the country. tuesday's senate for a restaurant looks hearing unlike any different than the before with the witnesses and many same 360 eggs packaged senators appearing the way a supermarket remotely by would need to sell videoconference. an all too familiar them precaution in the >> that demand has dried up while pandemic
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four of the nation's consumer demand has skyrocketed. and while the supply top health officials chain is shifting to responsible for the federal response, dr. meet us we're paying the price. fauci, cdc director >> reporter: coronavirus outbreaks robert red field, fda at meat and poultry plants are also driving up prices. commissioner steven with new social distancing guidelines han, and admiral bret and workers calling out production has jarar offering their plummeted. there are also fueler assistance dr. fauci cautioning sales and promotions it's a bridge too far at stores themselves to expect coronavirus treatments or a a run up on food vaccine in time for prices with no clear end in sight the fall school semester sam brock, nbc news, the head of the cdc miami. in 60 seconds why could not say when the agency will finally flying might never be the same release detailed pressure on the tsa advice to states about tonight to make a big how and when to reopen public places like change at their schools, churches and checkpoints. also our exclusive new restaurants. reporting inside the race for a vaccine, >> when is it going toby released because the news that might states are reopening surprise you decisions. >> i do anticipate the proper guidance to be posted on the cdc website soon >> soon isn't terribly helpful. >> reporter: and dr. fauci says the already staggering coronavirus death toll is likely higher than what's reported >> the official
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statistic, dr. fauci, is that 80,000 americans have died from the pandemic. there's some epidemiologists who suggest the number may be 50% higher than that what do you think? >> i'm not sure, senator sanders, if it's going to be 50% higher, but most of us feel that the number of deaths are likely higher than that number there may have been people who died at home who did have covid who were not counted as covid because they never really got to the hospital >> reporter: tuesday's hearing grew tense at times with republican senator rand paul clashing with dr. fauci. >> we can listen to your advice but there we're back with a are people on the other side saying major headline out of there's not going to russia tonight a close aide to be a surge and we can safely open the president vladimir putin among those now economy. >> i've never made battling the disease myself out to be the richard engel with end-all and only voice late details in this. i'm a scientist, a >> reporter: he's physician and public russian presiden health official. i give advice vladimir putin's according to the best right-hand man, scientific evidence. >> reporter: as spokesman demetri democrats seized on shortcomings in the trump administration's pesical has worked for
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putin for more than 20 response >> president trump years. today he announced must acknowledge that the federal response he'sostalid with has been insufficient and that more people are dying as a result. vid along with his wife whoescribed his condition as stable. >> reporter: but there he says he hasn't seen was one point of putin in a month bipartisan agreement >> one thing that's putin just announced a partial reopening in abundantly clear we need dramatically more russia his government has testing. >> what our country been hit hard. has done so far in three ministers including the prime testing is impressive, minister testing but not nearly enough. positive critics have questioned russia's >> i find our testing record nothing to official death toll of around 2,000 celebrate whatsoever russia reports roughly >> reporter: now, the the same number of cases as the u.k. white house has made progress in expanding the country's testing which had a death toll of 32,000. capabilities in recent just today five more weeks though public health experts warn covid patients died in that millions more russia when a tests per week are ventilator caught fire needed to safely in an icu. reopen the country covid and historically low oil prices have lester >> geof bennett at the hurt putin's approval rating, according to a recent poll. white house, thank it's at its lowest you. one of the exchanges level in years lester >> all right, richard was about kids and the risk of coronavirus. it comes as the cdc is engel tonight, thank preparing to issue an alert to doctors nationwide about the signs and symptoms of you. now to the high anxiety in the airline that mystery illness industry and the devastating prediction today from the ceo of
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believed linked to boeing covid-19 here's tom costello. with more here's >> reporter: calling the threat to the airline industry grave kristen dahlgren the prediction from >> reporter: today in boeing ceo to savannah washington a tense exchange over kids and guthrie on "today" covid and what it means as schools sent shockwaves consider reopening >> as much as i respect, dr. fauci, i through wall street and airline offices. don't think you're the end-all and the one person who gets to make a decision. >> do you think there it's a huge mistake if might be a major u.s. carrier that might have to go out of we don't open schools in it fall >> i think we've got business >> yes, most likely, to be careful if we're not cavalier in you know, something will happen when september comes thinking children are completely immune to the deleterious around >> reporter: dave calhoun did not say which airlines are effects. but i am very careful most at risk, but with and hopefully humble in knowing i don't few exceptions every airline is flying less know everything about this disease >> reporter: the nation's top than 10% full. on september 30th the infectious disease doc federal government's pointing to the new bail out money comes to an end. inflammatory disease airlines are already that appears to be warning as many as impacting a small but 100,000 employees growing number of could be laid off if children today a spokesperson passengers don't for the cdc says it's return in large preparing a nationwide alert to help track numbers. >> you don't know who has what and how clean pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome. things have been at least on the flight. symptoms can include >> reporter: flying in prolonged fever, rash, a covid and post-covid abdominal pain and the world eexpect airline and airport face mask inflammation can requirements attack organs like the heart or kidneys at least three of separation, airport
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children have died in cases now specced in at least 14 states new york now has 100 health screenings a new scanner checks cases. >> it's probably in other states and probably hasn't been diagnosed yet in other states because, again, for elevated these children don't screenings the tsa so far not present the usual covid symptoms embracing the idea >> reporter: doctors >> we have to make say the syndrome certain that those who appears to be a choose to travel by delayed inflammatory air make it through response to the virus. the airport and feel >> it's severe as though they are as it is evolving very safe as they were if rapidly in these they were in their own children so they can home >> reporter: when will go from just having airline travel get fever to suddenly back to normal deteriorating over a boeing's ceo again with a sobering short period of time >> reporter: assessment >> it might take us 3, fortunately, there are treatments that seem to be working. 5 years to get there >> my stomach hurt >> reporter: meanwhile delta, united and american airlines requiring passengers really bad >> reporter: today to wear masks to board. taik be denied josie went home after boarding if they days in the icu. don't. but once the plane >> the key is to leaves the gate flight recognize symptoms and get your child there so they can get the treatment. attendants will ask not force passengers >> reporter: and new evidence today even to comply. >> tom costello, kids without the thanks even if a vaccine inflammatory syndrome can get sicker with is developed is the u.s. prepared to covid-19 than first thought. a new study found of deliver the millions 177 kids who tested of doses that would be positive 1 in 4 available? experts say no, but
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required hospitalization. nearly 40% of those had no underlying our gabe gutierrez talked to ceo who says conditions his company can solve overall children are a a critical roadblock >> reporter: with the fraction of those most global race to make a seriously impacted by covid-19 but tonight growing evidence against the assumption they are completely safe. vaccine scientists are kristen dahlgren, nbc sounding the alarm >> people are asking news, new york >> as much of the if we have enough country starts to reopen the infection glass to put doses so rate is surging in some places according to a white house task force report unreleased but obtain bide nbc news. and there's also news about a major university system they can administered already canceling in-person classes for >> reporter: the the fall departments of defense and health and human miguel almaguer has late details services will now partner with health >> reporter: tonight in some of the very regions reopening across our nation a startup smgss america. the company makes troubling spike in plastic prefilled covid cases according to new undisclosed numbers obtained by syringes >> nobody has ever use said an injectable nbc news the data compiled by prefilled syringe made the white house of plastic in the pandemic task force shows the top ten millions because no areas recording surges one had ever figured of at least 72% over out how to attach a needle to plastic filled container with the previous week. a drug a top the list central >> reporter: in an exclusive interview
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ceo jaywalker says the city, kentucky, where syringe will be made a prison has help fuel faster and cost less than a dollar to a 650% increase in infections produce, much cheaper other hot spots include nashville, than the cost of making glass vials tennessee, mam rillo, texas, and des moines, >> if you need tens of millions or hundreds iowa where there was of millions they could never any stay at home take way longer to make, so that's a big orders >> we have a huge spike in cases, and i think it's a result of problem. not practicing that >> reporter: and those glass vials are largely manufactured stay in place order. >> reporter: with the national infection overseas there's also the rate yet to subside a stoppers needed to close the vial separate list of locations to watch experts warn or reliance on an includes cities like overseas supply chain is a major national security issue charlotte, omaha, public health experts minneapolis, columbus, say a covid vaccine phoenix and columbus city while cases in might require two california arema doses to ensure immunity match that would mean around 650 million doses just for the u.s. population alone. >> we've been leaning in on thesupply chai to ensure that when a vaccine is ready to go we will have the necessary supplies to actually administer. >> reporter: there's still no clear time line for a vaccine but experts say we must prepare for it now
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gabe gutierrez, nbc news, new york at the supreme court today cliff-hanger case over president trump's financial records. our pete williams joins us now did the justice offer any clues? >> i think so. it did seem a majority of the court is prepared to rule that house democrats went too far in seeking years of financial records from president trump and his family members, but it might allow a narrower demand for documents if it's tied to some specific ledgislation congress is requiring. none of the justices seem to accept his argument that presidents are immune from all parts of the criminal justice process, so this appeared to be a mixed day for the president and we'll know when we get the rulings by july >> all right pete williams, thanks very much. trouble could be
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brewing in the tropics. we're tracking what could be the first tropical threat of the season
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we're back now with the harrowing scene today caught on camera in south florida as a small plane hit some power lines and crashed on a road, one of it two people onboard was killed, the other seriously injured. officials say the plane was having mechanical trouble and the pilot was trying to make it back to an airport. tonight a season forecasts show a
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tropical disturbance could form up the southeast coast of the u.s. by this weekend it's not expected to make a direct hit, but it could bring rip current and swells to the coast early next week up next tonight the return of the king and wait until you hear where
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finally tonight in our latest installment of "nightly news" kids edition we'll explain the science behind antibodies and how they protect us and potentially help others fight covid, too. and the king is back, the shirley temple king, that is he's helping other kids in need right now, plus he shares how to make one at home "nightly news" kids edition is streaming right now. and that does it for us this evening. i'm lester holt. please take care of yourself and each other. right now at 6:00, reopening. restaurants. governor newsom lays out the what eateries need to do to welcome customers for dine-in service. the news at 6:00 starts right now. good evening.
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i'm jessicaing a g aguirre. >> and most of the bay area is not on board yesterday. we have raj mathai was. >> that is a question for so many things. who is on board and who is not. today, major league baseball players presented with a return to action by july. we will chat with giants ceo larry bear. we'll see new a few minutes. >> restaurant owners waited a weeks to hear this announcement. rules to reopen restaurants for dine-in customers. disposable menus and temperature checks. customers will wear a mask and there will be limits how many people can be serveded a once. >> as we begin to modify with the dine-in opportunities, let's make sure we do so cognizant not
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only of our own health but the health of the most vulnerable. >> it doesn't make me uncomfortable. i don't feel unsafe. >> the governor didn't give a specific time line for
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