By Maria Cheng, Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
President Joe Biden says the federal government will buy half a billion COVID-19 rapid test kits and distribute them free of charge to people to use at home.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
They're enrolled in an experiment investigating how many children are infected, how many have symptoms and how likely they are to spread it. The answers could help determine the safety of in-class education during the pandemic.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Using temperature checks to find contagious people is like trying to catch tennis balls in a soccer net: way too many can get through.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
Testing for COVID-19 has improved but remains a major stumbling block for reopening as large and small communities across the United States try to resume a more normal pace of life.
By Laura Santhanam
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Offering the test at home would have required three hours of uninterrupted internet access.
By Zeke Miller, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
In a potent new symbol of the risk, Trump addressed a Rose Garden audience filled with mask-wearing administration officials. That was after two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America sent three of…
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
He's claimed that the United States is on par with Germany in keeping down COVID-19 deaths, which is not the case in mortality reports. He's brushed off projections that deaths in his country will double from earlier forecasts, misrepresenting how…
By PBS NewsHour
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday closed all beaches in Orange County after thousands flocked to the coast amid the ongoing global pandemic. The move came as pressure has been mounting on officials to reopen some business in the state.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Actually, Trump is nowhere close in his prediction of providing 5 million tests a day, according to his own federal “testing czar.”…
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