Record surge of coronavirus cases overtakes U.S. with election 4 days away

A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people a day, the latest figures showed, … Read More

Trump splits with top health officials amid latest U.S. coronavirus surge

A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between U.S. President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public … Read More

Trump’s new claims on coronavirus immunity are ‘extremely dangerous,’ experts say

After recovering from a virus that has killed more than 215,000 Americans, U.S. President Donald Trump is now pushing a new message: that he’s become immune to the novel coronavirus, … Read More

Trump says he may be tested for coronavirus Friday, refuses to confirm he’s negative

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will “probably” get tested for the novel coronavirus on Friday, while refusing to confirm if he’s tested negative since returning to the White … Read More

How Trump’s attacks on science led to over 200,000 dead from coronavirus

“I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said. Huddled with aides in the West Wing last week, his eyes fixed on Fox News, Trump wasn’t talking about how … Read More

Trump to resume regular coronavirus briefings as U.S. cases continue to soar

President Donald Trump is set to once again take center stage in the government’s coronavirus response after a White House debate over how best to deploy its greatest and most … Read More

Trump’s Tulsa rally ‘more than likely’ behind new coronavirus surge: health official

President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa in late June that drew thousands of participants and large protests “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus cases, Tulsa City-County … Read More

Trump promises massive July 4 firework display despite DC’s coronavirus concerns

U.S. President Donald Trump’s July Fourth celebration on the National Mall will feature one of the largest fireworks displays ever and as many as 300,000 face masks will be given … Read More

Trump’s low rally turnout shows U.S. still cautious over coronavirus risk: experts

U.S. President Donald Trump’s paltry crowd for his weekend campaign rally in Oklahoma raises new questions about politics in the age of coronavirus: Maybe pandemic-scarred Americans just aren’t ready to … Read More

Trump’s cut to UN Health funding would hit world’s most vulnerable, WHO says

The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization warned Wednesday that any end to sizable U.S. funding for the U.N. health agency will have a “major implication for delivering … Read More

Trump says U.S. coronavirus task force to wind down as focus shifts to reopening

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on … Read More

Coronavirus: Trump signs executive order forcing U.S. meat processors to stay open

U.S. President Donald Trump took executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and the impact on the nation’s food supply. … Read More

Several U.S. states prepare to ease coronavirus restrictions despite experts’ worries

Another wave of states prepared to ease coronavirus restrictions on U.S. commerce this week, despite health experts warning there is still too little diagnostic testing, while the White House forecast … 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

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for COVID-19 pandemic: former health secretary

As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that … Read More

‘I guess we got to do it’: How COVID-19 projections dashed Trump’s Easter U.S. re-opening

The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The projections were grim: Even if the U.S. were to continue to do what it … Read More

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