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Amazon has called safety a "top priority" for the company. But NPR has found more than 100 dietary supplements sold on Amazon that appear to be illegally marketed as antiviral treatments. David Becker/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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On Amazon, Dubious 'Antiviral' Supplements Proliferate Amid Pandemic

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Dr. Lauren Jenkins reads to her twin sons, Pierce and Ashton, while wearing her "hazmat" suit. Because lung cancer has compromised her husband's immune system, Jenkins moved out of her home and visited in the suit as a precaution. Courtesy of Lauren Jenkins hide caption

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She's A Frontline Doctor. Her Husband Has Lung Cancer. Now, A Simple Hug Is Dangerous

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Los Angeles city attorney Mike Feuer announced a lawsuit against Wellness Matrix Group, alleging multiple scams related to the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit was filed in LA Superior Court. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles Authorities Sue A Company For Coronavirus-Related Fraud

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Los Angeles city attorney Mike Feuer has taken action against several companies selling supposed treatments or "at-home" test kits for the coronavirus. Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times via Getty hide caption

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Securities and Exchange Commission Co-Directors of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin speak during a news conference in 2018. Avakian and Peikin say their office is aggressively pursuing enforcement related to the coronavirus pandemic. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced this week that it was temporarily suspending the trading of shares of Wellness Matrix Group. Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, seen here in 2017, says his office has reached a settlement with a company that had been selling at-home tests for the coronavirus. The Food and Drug Administration says it has not authorized any at-home tests. Christopher Weber/AP hide caption

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Wellness Matrix Group has claimed to sell an at-home coronavirus test that is "FDA Approved." But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says, "the FDA has not authorized any test that is available to purchase for testing yourself at home for COVID-19." Al Drago/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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Exclusive: California Company Under Scrutiny For 'At-Home' Coronavirus Test Claims

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Investigating A Company Selling Supposedly 'FDA Approved' Home Coronavirus Tests

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Alexander Antonio Burgos Mejia was detained at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in 2017, when he went on a hunger strike to protest conditions at the facility. He said he and the other detainees suffered burns and other injuries after GEO Group staff used pepper spray. "I will never forget seeing the faces of my friends, seeing them crying," he said. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Fire officials say fuel apparently dumped by the aircraft returning to LAX fell onto several school campuses in southeast Los Angeles. Matt Hartman/AP hide caption

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'I Don't Believe This Is Happening': 911 Call Reveals Chaos After Delta Fuel Dump

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A guard walks with a detainee in the intake area at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in 2019. A previously confidential report obtained by NPR found "negligent" medical care and other problems at the facility. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Despite Findings Of 'Negligent' Care, ICE To Expand Troubled Calif. Detention Center

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Terrorism Experts Say U.S. Isn't Taking White Supremacist Threats Seriously Enough

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