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USA Today launches new health section amid coronavirus outbreak

March 16, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

USA Today announced that it will be launching a daily section focused on COVID-19 news and information called “Nation’s Health.” The new section will be available in the newspaper’s print and e-edition along with appearing on digital platforms as well.

The new health section will also be emailed to subscribers of Gannett’s local news publications.

The coverage includes journalists reporting from all 50 states on the scope of and reaction to the crisis and Nation’s Health will accumulate the best of that content.

“In this moment of national crisis, it is more vital than ever to elevate fact and rapidly debunk myth and misinformation,” said Maribel Perez Wadsworth, Gannett’s news division president and publisher of USA Today. “We are committed to helping our readers and the nation navigate the looming health and economic threats with access to the latest expert guidance and recommendations.”

The special section can be found at

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