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Featured Sites and Documents: April 19, 2021 instructions from Judge  Peter Cahill  to jurors in State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin 

Central American Migration:  Root Causes and U.S. Policy is an April 22, 2021 CRS report.

 Centers for Disease Control K-12 School Reopening Guidelines

March 16, 2021  Letter from 21 State Attorneys General (including Indiana's Todd Rokita) to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen protesting provisions in 2021 American Rescue Plan  (Sec. 9901) prohibiting individual states from lowering taxes using COVID relief funds. 

COVID Vaccine Data Tracker is a CDC  data set providing vaccine rates by state.

Vaccines Development 101 is a  Food  and Drug Administration resource describing the vaccine approval process


Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Pandemic  Responder Stories

Back on Track IndianaThe Indiana State Coronavirus recovery plan. (May 1, 2020)

 World Health Organization (WHO). See the coronavirus mythbusters section on this United Nations affiliated organization's homepage. Use extreme caution in interpreting this agency's reporting on China and the coronavirus.

Centers for Disease Control guidance on using face coverings

Clinical Trials (National Library of Medicine website featuring  links to information on coronavirus trials being  conducted in the U.S. and internationally.  Listing a trial DOES NOT NECESSARILY mean the U.S. has evaluated trial contents

Coronavirus is a Centers for Disease Control resource on this respiratory illness emerging in China.

Defense Dept.  Operation  Warp Speed

Strategic National Stockpile

Dept. of Health & Human Services Community Based Testing Sites

Google Community Mobility Maps Chart community mobility trends over time by geography, retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacy, parks, transportation, work, and residential.  May not include rural counties.  

House Foreign Affairs Committee Minority Report on COVID-19, China, and the World Health Organization (June 12,  2020)

House Select Subcommittee on the  Coronavirus Crisis

Justice Dept. Coronavirus Resources including steps for  reporting coronavirus fraud

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Coronavirus Resources

Indiana Dept. for Workforce Development Coronavirus Resources

Indiana Family & Social Services Administration Coronavirus Resources

Be Well Indiana (Mental health resources from Indiana Family &  Social Services Administration)

Indiana Small Business Development Center Coronavirus Resources

Indiana State Dept. of Education Coronavirus Resources

Indiana State Dept. of Health Coronavirus Cases (includes maps showing case spread by county)

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Coronavirus Resources

National Science Foundation Coronavirus Information & Guidance

General Information  (About Purdue Libraries Government Information Resources)


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