U.S. health experts’ alarm grew as Trump played down coronavirus

Public health officials were already warning Americans about the need to prepare for the coronavirus threat in early February when U.S. President Donald Trump called it “deadly stuff” in a … Read More

Trump changes tone on coronavirus, says things will get worse before it gets better

U.S. President Donald Trump sought to paint a rosier picture of the coronavirus for the nation Tuesday but conceded the pandemic is likely to get worse for a time as … Read More

Trump calls face masks ‘patriotic’ as U.S. coronavirus cases top 3.8 million

After months of declining to wear a face covering at public events amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted saying it is “patriotic” to wear … Read More

Coronavirus: White House turns on Fauci as Trump attempts to minimize COVID-19 spike

With U.S. virus cases spiking and the death toll mounting, the White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert, playing down the danger as U.S. President Donald … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. federal government’s mixed messages on masks creates confusion

Forgive the American people if they’re in a fog about face masks. U.S. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them. First there was the … Read More

George Floyd protests across U.S. elevate coronavirus fears, officials say

The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of a new surge in cases of the coronavirus. … Read More

Coronavirus: European Union urges Trump to re-think decision to cut WHO funding

The European Union on Saturday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to cut American funding for the World Health Organization amid global criticism of the move, as … Read More

Coronavirus: Trump’s WHO funding cut draws criticism as COVID-19 spreads

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s announcement he was cutting U.S. funding for the World Health Organization prompted criticism Saturday, as spiking infection rates in India and elsewhere served as a reminder … Read More

Reality check: Trump’s claims on coronavirus drug, voting fraud debunked

When U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t like the message, he shoots the messenger. So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give … Read More

Coronavirus: Germany, South Korea report new cases as countries ease restrictions

Fresh coronavirus outbreaks at slaughterhouses in Germany and new cases reported Saturday in South Korea linked to a man who had visited multiple nightclubs highlighted the challenges authorities face as … Read More

Coronavirus: South Korea reports 18 new cases as Pakistan eases restrictions

South Korea reported 18 new coronavirus cases Saturday after bars and nightclubs were urged to close following a spate of infections, while Pakistan bowed to economic pressure and allowed some … Read More

Some American states will lift coronavirus restrictions in coming week, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Texas and Vermont will allow certain businesses to reopen on Monday while still observing coronavirus-related precautions and Montana will begin lifting restrictions … Read More

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