The Trump administration was slow to comprehend the scale of COVID-19's impact on nursing homes and a disjointed federal response has only compounded the devastating toll, according to a report from Senate Democrats.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. health officials again warned that public protests gripping the nation could make the COVID-19 pandemic worse. Dr. Deborah Birx of the Coronavirus Task Force said expanding virus testing is even more important as large…
The American death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed the 100,000 milestone on Wednesday. Dr. Anthony Fauci is one of the country's leading public health officials and a key member of President Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force. He joins Judy Woodruff…
"As you try and relax mitigation, if we have the capability of identifying, isolating and contact tracing in a highly effective and efficient way, then the numbers will stay low," Fauci said during an interview Tuesday with The Economic Club…
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By Deb Reichmann, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
President Trump invited a senior Department of Homeland Security official to detail ongoing research his agency is conducting on the impact warm temperatures and sunlight might have on killing the virus.
Wednesday’s daily briefing of the Coronavirus Task Force came amid new information about a key administration firing. Until Tuesday, Dr. Rick Bright served as a top federal expert on vaccines, heavily involved in the response to COVID-19. Now, Bright says…
By Hope Yen, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Congress are nearing an agreement on an aid package of up to $450 billion to boost a small-business loan program that has run out of money and add funds for hospitals and COVID-19 testing.
By Michael D. Regan
President Trump and the White House coronavirus task force held a news briefing at 5 p.m. EST. Watch the briefing in the player above.
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The president on Tuesday directed his administration to freeze funding to the World Health Organization, pending a review of its warnings about the coronavirus and China.
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