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Trump has ‘gone awol’ as president amid coronavirus pandemic, says

Donald Trump has “essentially gone awol from the job of leadership that he should be providing a country in trouble” during the coronavirus pandemic, a former defence secretary and CIA director said on Wednesday. Leon Panetta, who served in various capacities under nine US presidents, became the latest prominent public figure to accuse Trump of […]Read More

Coronavirus Live News and Updates

A record number of cases are seen across the U.S. as it heads into the July 4 weekend. The United States reported nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the fifth single-day case record in eight days, as the nation staggers toward a holiday weekend burdened by a pandemic that is only growing worse. In […]Read More

Game over for sports betting on coronavirus insurance

Wednesday, July 01, 2020 6:28 a.m. CDT by Thomson Reuters By Carolyn Cohn and Noor Zainab Hussain LONDON (Reuters) – Major sports events working to get back up and running after the coronavirus crisis are likely to have to do so without cancellation insurance for communicable diseases as insurers remove cover or ramp up the […]Read More

Shout or stay silent? Trump team splits over coronavirus surge

Trump has told advisers and allies he expects a vaccine for the novel coronavirus to arrive this fall, a timeline for which there is no certainty, and he wants aides to offer both facts and a message of optimism to the public, a senior administration official said. Since the federal government’s Covid-19 task force discontinued […]Read More

Coronavirus: US buys up almost entire world supply of COVID

The US has bought up almost the entire global supply of one of two drugs used to treat coronavirus. Remdesivir, which was developed to treat Ebola, is produced almost exclusively by US pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences – and it has been priced at $2,340 (£1,892) per patient in wealthier nations. The company has agreed to […]Read More

Coronavirus Live Updates: Fauci Warns U.S. Could Hit 100,000 Daily

As infections surge in the South and the West, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — three former hot spots in the Northeast — called on Tuesday for travelers from California and several other states struggling to contain outbreaks to quarantine for 14 days upon reaching their states. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo […]Read More

Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. coronavirus outbreak is ‘going to

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a Washington Nationals protective mask while arriving to a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. is “not in total control” of the […]Read More

Live Coronavirus News Updates: E.U. Will Bar Americans

As school districts across the country begin to reveal their plans for this fall, with many anticipating a mix of in-person and online classes, the American Academy of Pediatrics has released guidelines saying that it “strongly advocates” the goal of having students “physically present in school.” The organization is known for its generally conservative, careful […]Read More