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in the fall. >> mistake. >> what do you tell parents and teachers? >> find yourself a new person whoever's in charming of that decision because it's a terrible decision, because children and parents are dying from that trauma, too. they're dying because they can't do what they're doing. mothers can't go to work becaus all of a sudden they have to stay at home and fathers. we've got to open our schools. young people are in great shape when it comes to the coronavirus. to display the confederate flag. >> with me it's freedom of speech. like it or don't like it.
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it's freedom of speech. >> reporter: would you feel comfortable displaying the flag? >> it's what your definition is. >> reporter: you understand why the flag is a painful reminder for some people? >> well, i know people who think about a confederate flags or black lives matter or anything else, it's anything. >> you said george floyd's. >> so are white people, so are white people what a terrible question to ask. so are white people. more white people, by the way. more white people. >> the overall number of white people killed is higher because
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white people make up a larger percentage of the overall population. the president also made news on china, saying for now, he does not want to continue trade talks. >> look. we made a great trade deal but as soon as the deal was done, the ink wasn't even dry and they hit us with the playing. so right now i'll not interested in that. i'm interested in doing other things with china. >> how will you hold them accountable? >> it's not for you, it's for me. >> but you will hold them accountable? >> you'll see. >> data on cases, hospitalization and deaths will go to the department of health and human services, which answers directly to phi dr. ant says white house efforts to discredit him are bizarre. peter navarro attacked the doctor in the op ed.
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he's been wrong about everything i've interacted with headline. here's major garrett. >> garrett: the communication shop did not "going rogue." this is a public dispute between an economist, peter navarro and a scientist, dr. anthony fauchi. it shows deeper confusion and political division over science when officials tell us that a science is what a pandemic rattled public needs the most. >> dr. anthony fauchi, how do you deal with disinformation, misinformation, some of it coming from the mpgs? >> it's difficult, you know, to give you a twin tiff answer except for the most part, i believe, for the most part, you can trust respected medical authorities. i believe i'm one ofem s i
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think you can trust me. >> previous. s have. dr. fauchi advised president obama during the ebola crisis. president george l.w. bush called him a personal hero. >> i think dr. fauchi. probably never heard of him. top doctor at national institute of health, working hard on this disease of aids. >> reporter: now fauchi faces lampoons. the president himself retweeting a gale show host accusing fauchi and other public officials of lying about crisis. chuck woolery. >> drying to make a love connection. >> that following the president's tweet on school reopening as tough and expensive. >> we're not being guided by science and by public health partnerships. we've seen a side lining of the
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cdc. >> four former directors wrote an op ed decrying did overriding the once vaunted agency. dr. tom frden. isre spent decades figuring out what's the best way forward. >> dr. fauchi changed his mind on the travel to china. >> he'll admit that. it was a good decision. >> linsey graham knows it runs deeper and warnds the white house to reverse course. >> any effort to undermine him is not going to be productive, quite friendly. >> and neither have an unblemished record. mr. trump on disinfect eblt. is there any way we can do that by injection inside or almost a cleaning?
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machks. it's how they try to keep a threat outside the wire at parris island. they're marines in training almost facing their first battle. covid. that's why they're in lockdown. >> we don't know much about it. >> the marines believe a covid counterattack starts with cutting edge research. imneurologist andrew atizia leads a navy marine deep dive into why people like this fight off covid that most. the covid bug can lurk anywhere. >> they are eating together, they are in bare axe and sleeping togetherwell. respiratory viruss including covid-19,tuatio >> it did back in march.
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1200 sailors tested positive while at sea in the pacific. one sailor died. the covid threat was on the mind of every branch. he understands the task force at parris island. >> there's so many unknowns. >> how much of your time now is spent trying to keep your folks healthy? >> 80%, 90%. it's everywhere but it's norm. >> they give samples and blood draws. anybody testing positive will be tracked and retested at least six times over eight weeks. researchers want to learn more about how the virus spreads and how long someone's him union system. >> does everybody make anti-bodies. how robust is it before it can
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neutralize it in the future if you were to be re-exposed. we can put that in developing the next tier of medicined. >> and compare their findings with the immunologies. arturo knows what's at stake. >> in miami, that's a prett b th r beating the virus would help protect their operational readiness, but this research could also reach another battlefield. that's the nationwide fight against the virus. >> i think some of the questions that we're really avenue to answer will help in the reopening of america. >> this group needs to stay healthy. ask any marine who went through boisk training at wrist island. >> they have enough to worry
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both its historic mums and its canals. venice was once the capital of a sea fairing empire and residents still get around on boats. the city now relies on
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technology to turn back the tide. chris lif say has the story. >> reporter: 78 barriers are all that stand between 1500 years of culture and destruction. it was italian prime minister who launched the sluice gates. we have to hope it works, he said. a hope and a prayer. it's called mose, a reference to moses who parted the sea, rcop s, viceinng s the fifth urb utine t triggered the worst in more that 50 years last november. streets and shops inundated by chest-high water. >> this here is too much. >> centuries old artworks destroyed, hundreds of millions of euros in damage.
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the 10s of millions of arurists whoisit here every year, a catastrophic could have happened. le production has been slowed down by mechanical failures, corruption scandals and an arrest that included the former mayor of the city. now they say it will be ready by 2021. but some say mose may be inadvocate to understand the ef more high tides brought by climate change. >> and that is the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. others check back later for cbs this morning. you can always follow us the pr. reporting from the country's capital, i'm jeff pegues.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> o'donnell: tonight the country shatters yet another the numbers worseumbers worse than when the than when the coronavirus was rampant in new york. 67,000 cases in a sin 67,000 cases in a single day. and this deadly projection: the u.s. could surpass deaths by november. one model says 40,000 american lives could be saved by wearing a mask as the world's largest retailer says all customers must shop with a face covering. plus the testing crisis. thousands waiting in line in florida to get tested. breaking news, the twitter accounts of obama, biden, apple and other high profile users are hacked at the same time. tonight, who's behind the attack.


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