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

Melania Trump cancels campaign trip due to ‘lingering cough’ from coronavirus

Melania Trump’s return to the campaign trail will have to wait. The first lady has decided against accompanying U.S. President Donald Trump to a campaign rally Tuesday in Erie, Pennsylvania, because … Read More

Chris Christie says ‘I was wrong’ not to wear mask at White House amid coronavirus

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that he was wrong not to wear a mask at the White House, after he and U.S. President Donald Trump both came … Read More

Barron Trump also tested positive for coronavirus, Melania Trump reveals

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s youngest son, Barron Trump, tested positive for the novel coronavirus after both of his parents announced they had contracted the virus. First Lady Melania Trump revealed … 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

Wife of U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia tests positive for coronavirus

The wife of U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the department says. In a news release issued Tuesday, the U.S. Labor Department said … Read More

Chris Christie says he’s out of the hospital after coronavirus diagnosis

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday he has been discharged from a New Jersey hospital where he spent a week, following his announcement that he had contracted the … Read More

U.S. election: Trump to restart campaign with White House, Florida events

Looking to shove his campaign back on track, U.S. President Donald Trump and his team laid out an aggressive return to political activities, including a big White House event on … Read More

U.S. election: Trump restarts campaign with 1st live address since COVID-19 diagnosis

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday made his first public appearance since returning to the White House after being treated for the coronavirus. The White House has refused to declare … Read More

Trump credits therapeutics for COVID-19 recovery, says drugs will be made widely available

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday, credited Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co therapeutics for his recovery from COVID-19, and said he … Read More

Biden says 2nd presidential debate should be cancelled if Trump still has coronavirus

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Tuesday that next week’s scheduled debate with Republican President Donald Trump should not take place if Trump is still infected with COVID-19. Biden … Read More

Why the White House is failing to contain its coronavirus outbreak, according to experts

With a still-infected President Donald Trump back home in Washington, D.C., and a growing number of staff and allies testing positive for the novel coronavirus, health experts say the White House … Read More

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller tests positive for coronavirus: reports

Stephen Miller, a senior advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to U.S. media reports. In a statement to CNN, Miller said he … Read More

As Trump returns to ‘ghost town’ White House, staff fear continued coronavirus spread

The West Wing is a ghost town. Staff members are scared of exposure. And the White House is now a treatment ward for not one — but two — COVID … Read More

Trump’s ‘don’t be afraid’ message after coronavirus treatment is ‘appalling,’ experts say

U.S. President Donald Trump told the American people Monday not to worry about the novel coronavirus as he left a top military hospital where he spent days being treated for … Read More

D.C. health officials unable to connect with White House amid coronavirus outbreak

Officials with the Washington, D.C., Department of Health have been unsuccessful in trying to connect with the White House to assist with contact tracing and other protocols regarding the ongoing … Read More

Donald Trump to leave hospital after coronavirus treatment

U.S. President Donald Trump will leave the hospital where he has been receiving treatment for coronavirus on Monday evening. “I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today … Read More

Donald Trump leaves hospital, returns to White House after coronavirus treatment

U.S. President Donald Trump has left Walter Reed Medical Centre, after receiving treatment for COVID-19. Trump left the military medical facility in Maryland just after 6:30 p.m. ET Monday evening. … Read More

Donald Trump leaves hospital after coronavirus treatment

U.S. President Donald Trump has left Walter Reed Medical Centre, after receiving treatment for COVID-19. Trump left the military medical facility in Maryland just after 6:30 p.m. ET Monday evening. … Read More

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Monday she tested positive for COVID-19, adding that she would begin quarantining and that the White House medical unit does … Read More

Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis: What we know and don’t know

A White House physician’s comments on Sunday about the health of U.S. President Donald Trump amid his coronavirus diagnosis added a new layer of confusion even as the doctor sought … Read More

Canada ‘desperately’ needs people to dig in, stay home in coronavirus fight: Qualtrough

As coronavirus cases continue to spike rapidly across the country, the federal government is “desperately” urging people to dig in and stay home. In an interview with The West Block‘s … Read More

Trump aide Nicholas Luna tests positive for coronavirus: reports

An assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump — Nicholas Luna — has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to U.S. media reports. A report from Bloomberg, which first reported … Read More

3 Minnesota congressmen under fire for flying commercial after flight with Trump

Three Minnesota congressmen are facing backlash over taking a commercial flight home from Washington, D.C., on Friday night just two days after they shared Air Force One with President Donald … Read More

Republicans face reckoning over Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, diagnosis

President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis was a moment of reckoning for his Republican Party, whose leaders largely adopted his strategy of playing down the disease but are now confronted with … Read More

Few coronavirus measures at White House may have led to Trump’s diagnosis: experts

Masks were rarely spotted in the West Wing. Crowds of people gathered shoulder to shoulder on the White House South Lawn. And Air Force One streaked across the sky from … Read More

Here’s the list of people near Trump who have also tested positive for coronavirus

Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump revealed that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said he … Read More

Here’s a list of people near Trump who have also tested positive for coronavirus

Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump revealed that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said he … Read More

Biden calls Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis a ‘bracing reminder’ of health crisis

Democrat Joe Biden offered sympathy to President Donald Trump over his coronavirus diagnosis on Friday while casting the moment as a reminder of the worldwide health crisis that has hit … Read More

Boris Johnson’s coronavirus case sparked brief boost in polls. Could Trump see the same?

The world is watching and stock markets are on edge after U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announced on Twitter that they were infected with COVID-19. But with … Read More

Trump starts ‘quarantine process’ after aide Hope Hicks tests positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he and first lady Melania Trump are beginning a “quarantine process” as they await coronavirus test results after a top aide he spent substantial … Read More

Trump aide Hope Hicks tests positive for coronavirus after attending rally: sources

Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Hicks, who serves as counsellor to the president and travelled with him to a Wednesday rally, … Read More

Trump awaiting results of coronavirus test after aide Hope Hicks tests positive

President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump are awaiting their own test results after a top aide he spent substantial time with this week tested positive for … Read More

Donald Trump, Melania Trump test positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 after a top aide he spent substantial time with this week tested positive … Read More

Political intervention over rapid test demands would be ‘dangerous’: Freeland

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she understands the swelling attention being focused on rapid coronavirus tests as a way to reduce long wait times at many testing centres across … Read More

200,000 dead, and still no plan to end America’s coronavirus crisis

Six months and 200,000 deaths later, the U.S. is right back where it started, staring down the barrel of mass fatalities, widespread infection and crippling economic loss from COVID-19. This … Read More

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

Number of new U.S coronavirus cases falls — nearly 1,000 still dying daily

NEW YORK — The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts say most likely reflects more mask-wearing but also insufficient testing — even … Read More

Number of new U.S coronavirus cases falling — nearly 1,000 still dying daily

NEW YORK — The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts say most likely reflects more mask-wearing but also insufficient testing — even … Read More

Trump adds new doctor to White House coronavirus task force

U.S. President Donald Trump has found a new doctor for his coronavirus task force — and this time there’s no daylight between them. Trump last week announced that Dr. Scott … Read More

Coronavirus: It’s possible U.S. will have vaccine before Nov. 3 election, Trump claims

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was possible the United States would have a coronavirus vaccine before the Nov. 3 election, a more optimistic forecast than … Read More

California, Texas, Florida set new daily records for COVID-19 deaths

California, Florida and Texas, the three largest U.S. states, all set one-day records for fatalities from COVID-19 on Wednesday, a Reuters tally showed, and the Miami-area school district said students … Read More

Trump renews claims unproven anti-malaria drug treats COVID-19, challenges Fauci

WASHINGTON — A week after appearing to project a more serious tone about the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is back to pushing unproven claims that an anti-malaria drug is an … 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

Canada, U.S. likely to extend border closure into late August: sources

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are now widely expected to extend their mutual ban on non-essential cross-border travel as COVID-19 destroys President Donald Trump’s hopes for a quick … 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

Bars, restaurants and gyms closed in California as U.S. sees surge in COVID-19 cases

Bars and inside restaurant dining are banned throughout California, while indoor religious services, gyms and hair and nail salons are again off-limits in most of the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom … Read More

Coronavirus: WHO slams ‘mixed messages’ from world leaders on COVID-19

The World Health Organization’s chief on Monday slammed some government leaders for eroding public trust by sending mixed messages on the coronavirus and warned that their failures to stop their … Read More

‘A hot mess’: U.S. sees testing delays as coronavirus cases surge

With a cough and shortness of breath, it took Austin, Texas, resident Sam Lee three tries to get a COVID-19 test last month. The first time, he showed up an … Read More

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