CDC Director Robert Redfield on Thursday attempted to clarify a set of controversial changes to the agency’s COVID-19 testing guidelines.
By Kate Sheridan, STAT
The coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, bringing with it immense economic damage. So far, Congress has been unable to deliver another pandemic relief measure, prompting House Democrats to cancel a planned August recess. But there were signs…
By Stephanie Sy
House lawmakers heard testimony about the need for a national COVID-19 strategy from top U.S. public health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Robert Redfield of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and…
By Laura Santhanam
In prepared witness testimony, leaders of the nation's three top agencies battling the coronavirus outbreak describe their months-long efforts to develop testing, treatments and possible vaccines to control the pandemic. The statements come as the U.S. has recorded nearly 4.5…
By Laura Santhanam, Travis Daub
The Trump administration initially rejected lawmakers' requests to allow these experts to offer testimony before Congress. They are scheduled to testify Friday at 9 a.m. ET.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Democrats said they invited CDC Director Robert Redfield to testify next Thursday, but the White House rebuffed them. Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott called it alarming that the Trump administration would prevent CDC officials from appearing before the committee "at a…
By Carole Feldman, Associated Press
Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the agency will issue “additional reference documents” to facilitate reopening schools.
By William Brangham
The U.S. is now averaging roughly 40,000 new confirmed infections of COVID-19 each day. The caseload has more than doubled this month in at least 10 states, mostly in the South and the West. As some states put their reopening…
By Candice Norwood
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned states could see spikes in coronavirus cases if they ignore public health guidelines.
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