Trump urges supporters to get coronavirus vaccine, but adds ‘we have our freedoms’

Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Tuesday publicly urged his supporters to get vaccinated against COVID-19 — even those who “don’t want to get it.” Yet in the same phone … Read More

It would be ‘very helpful’ if Trump advised supporters to get COVID-19 vaccine: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said on Sunday he hopes former President Trump will push his supporters to get the COVID-19 vaccine and emphasized that pandemic-related … Read More

Trump narrowly avoided ventilator when sick with COVID-19 last fall: reports

Former U.S. President Donald Trump was so sick after contracting the novel coronavirus last fall that officials thought he would need to be put on a ventilator, new reports suggested … Read More

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden‘s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures … Read More

America braces for Inauguration Day like no other as Biden set to emphasize call to unity

President-elect Joe Biden will officially become President of the United States in just a few short hours. But he is set to do so amid a political climate with tensions … Read More

‘Shameful’: U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 400K as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had … Read More

Trump plan to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil rejected by Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rescinded entry bans imposed because of the coronavirus on most non-U.S. citizens arriving from Brazil and much of Europe effective Jan. 26 — a … Read More

Trump expected to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil: sources

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rescinded entry bans imposed because of the coronavirus on most non-U.S. citizens arriving from Brazil and much of Europe effective Jan. 26, two officials … Read More

Biden promises vastly different approach to COVID-19 pandemic

When Joe Biden is sworn-in as president of the United States, it will mark the beginning of a new era in the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans … Read More

Trump plays golf on Christmas Eve as coronavirus relief bill up in the air

After tossing a grenade that threatens to blow up a massive COVID relief and government funding bill and force a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic, President Donald … Read More

‘A disgrace’: Trump calls on Congress to amend coronavirus relief package

U.S. President Donald Trump is calling on the country’s Congress to amend a newly passed coronavirus relief package by raising the amount of money Americans will receive and cutting other … Read More

As coronavirus vaccines roll out across U.S., Trump stays out of the spotlight

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration helped deliver vaccinations against the coronavirus earlier than even some in his administration thought possible, but the president has been largely absent from the effort … Read More

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 ended Trump’s presidency after one term — and here’s why

Did the COVID-19 pandemic doom Donald Trump’s re-election? Our study examining the effect of COVID-19 cases on county-level voting in the United States shows that the pandemic led to Trump’s … Read More

Trump signs ‘America First’ coronavirus vaccine order but vows to work with world

The United States will “work with the world” to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday, even as he signed an order aimed at putting Americans at the head … Read More

Rudy Giuliani says he’s ‘recovering quickly’ after contracting coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani confirmed his novel coronavirus diagnosis Sunday after tweeting he was “feeling good” and “recovering quickly.” “Thank you to all my friends and … Read More

Rudy Giuliani positive for coronavirus, Trump says

U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Trump claimed on Twitter Sunday. In a tweet posted Sunday afternoon by the president, Trump … Read More

U.S. experts hope Biden team will develop national coronavirus testing strategy

As the coronavirus epidemic worsens, U.S. health experts hope Joe Biden’s administration will put in place something Donald Trump’s has not — a comprehensive national testing strategy. Such a strategy, … Read More

Trump coronavirus advisor who advocated ‘herd immunity’ leaves White House post

Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post. A White House … Read More

Biden outlines plan to ease economic inequity in U.S amid coronavirus pandemic

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday outlined his plans to alleviate economic inequality and boost the U.S. economy but said any structural reforms depend first on reining in the coronavirus … Read More

Biden advisers to meet with coronavirus vaccine firms as Trump stalls transition

Joe Biden’s scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to acknowledge that he lost the … Read More

U.S. allows emergency use of 1st antibody drug for coronavirus

U.S. health officials have allowed emergency use of the first antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental approach against the virus that has killed more than … Read More

Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive for coronavirus

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus, according to multiple U.S. media reports Friday night. Meadows, who is one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s top … Read More

U.S. adds over 91,000 coronavirus cases on Election Day

The United States reported an alarming increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations on the same day Americans went to polls to elect their next president under the shadow of the … Read More

Health workers slam Trump’s ‘malicious’ claim doctors profiting from coronavirus deaths

U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated false claim that American doctors and hospitals are profiting from coronavirus deaths is being called “malicious” and “baseless” by top medical associations. Trump has made … Read More

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

U.S. coronavirus deaths rise again in majority of states as new wave grows

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state, despite assurances … Read More

Trump could sow ‘chaos’ to cling to power if U.S. election result unclear: Bolton

A former top advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump says he can’t rule out the possibility the president will try to sow chaos if the results are unclear in the … Read More

U.S. shatters record with over 84,000 new coronavirus cases in single day

More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 across the United States on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, a record one-day increase in infections during the pandemic as the … 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

Fact check: A look at recent Trump, Biden claims on coronavirus, Supreme Court

“I believe we’re rounding the corner.” “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” … Read More

White House staff infected with coronavirus begin returning to work, spurning masks

Two weeks after the coronavirus spread through the White House, staffers have begun trickling back to the West Wing, saying they only had mild symptoms and again spurning the use … 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

Cases of coronavirus reinfection raise concerns over immunity

The case of a man in the United States infected twice with COVID-19 shows there is much yet to learn about immune responses and also raises questions over vaccination, scientists … Read More

As Trump returns to campaigning, Fauci says U.S. coronavirus cases ‘in a bad place’

As U.S. President Donald Trump held his first campaign rally since disclosing he contracted the coronavirus this month, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said the United States faced … Read More

Democrats, several Republicans voice opposition to Trump’s coronavirus stimulus package

A new $1.8 trillion economic stimulus proposal from the Trump administration drew criticism from congressional Democrats and Republicans on Saturday, diminishing hopes for a coronavirus relief deal before the Nov. … 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

U.S. official expects coronavirus vaccine to arrive in January, contradicting Trump

A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could … Read More

Regeneron: What we know about the experimental coronavirus drug Trump took

As part of his treatment for the novel coronavirus, U.S. President Donald Trump was given an experimental antibody drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. The drug, which is currently being studied for … Read More

How long does it take to recover from coronavirus? Experts say many variables at play

After announcing he’d contracted the novel coronavirus last week, U.S. President Donald Trump has been photographed back at the White House, waving to supporters from inside a motorcade, and vowing … Read More

Regeneron drugs in demand after Trump coronavirus treatment — but it’s not available to public

Patients are asking to join clinical trials of antibody-based COVID-19 drugs after U.S. President Donald Trump was treated last week with an experimental therapy from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, and on Wednesday he promised to make it … 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

White House blocks new coronavirus vaccine guidelines that would delay approval

The White House has blocked new Food and Drug Administration guidelines on bringing potential vaccines for COVID-19 to market that would almost certainly have prevented their approval before the Nov. … Read More

Pence, Harris to be separated by plexiglass barrier at debate after coronavirus outbreak

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and challenger Kamala Harris will be separated by a plexiglass barrier during their debate on Wednesday in an effort to lower the risk of coronavirus … Read More

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