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

Donald Trump Jr. tested positive for coronavirus, spokesperson says

A spokesman says U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been infected with the coronavirus. The spokesman says the younger Trump learned his diagnosis earlier this week, … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Doctor says Trump doing well but official says president’s vitals ‘very concerning’

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s doctor on Saturday painted a rosy picture of the president’s health as he remains hospitalized for coronavirus treatment. But that assessment was immediately contradicted by a … Read More

New coronavirus cases among Trump’s allies emerge as president recovers in hospital

A feverish and fatigued President Donald Trump was spending the weekend at a military hospital for treatment of COVID-19, as new cases emerged among some of his top advisers and … Read More

Trump says he feels ‘much better now’ after day in hospital

BETHESDA, Md. — U.S. President Donald Trump says his condition has improved a day after he checked into a military hospital due to COVID-19. “I came here, wasn’t feeling so … Read More

Trump no longer has fever, doing ‘very well,’ doctor says

U.S. President Donald Trump ‘s doctor says he is doing “very well” as he spends the weekend at a military hospital for treatment of COVID-19. Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley … Read More

Trump doing well according to doctors, but official says he went through ‘concerning’ period

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s doctor on Saturday painted a rosy picture of the president’s health as he remains hospitalized for coronavirus treatment. But that assessment was immediately contradicted by a … Read More

Doctor says Trump doing well but source says president’s vitals ‘very concerning’

President Donald Trump’s doctor insisted Saturday that he is doing “very well” as he is treated for COVID-19 at a military hospital. But Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley and other … Read More

Trump said to be making ‘substantial progress’ but ‘not out of the woods’ yet

BETHESDA, Md. — U.S. President Donald Trump‘s doctor says he has made “substantial progress” since being diagnosed with coronavirus but that he’s “not out of the woods yet.” The statement … 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

U.S. surpasses 7 million coronavirus cases as Midwest states become latest hotspots

The United States has now recorded over seven million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to date as America continues to lead the world in infections at a steady pace. … 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 contradicts health officials, claims coronavirus vaccine could be ready next month

Openly contradicting the government’s top health experts, U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month … Read More

Closing universities amid coronavirus outbreak ‘could cost lives,’ Trump says

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted universities that have cancelled in-person classes amid coronavirus outbreaks, saying the move could ultimately cost lives rather than saving them. Raising the issue … 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

U.S. recruits scientists abroad to test COVID-19 vaccine candidates, pledges access to doses

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine project is recruiting scientists in South Africa and Latin America to help test possible vaccines in U.S.- backed clinical trials, pledging to ease … Read More

Coronavirus cases in U.S. top 5 million as infections rise in nearly 20 states

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. reached 5 million Sunday, by far the highest in the world, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. However, … 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

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 signs orders to lower drug prices, including by importing from Canada

By Jeff Mason and Alexandra Alper Reuters Posted July 24, 2020 4:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President Donald … Read More

As U.S. hits 4 million coronavirus cases in record time, deaths are also surging

Coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 4 million on Thursday, a milestone that was reached at an accelerated pace as cases — and now deaths — surge across the … Read More

Only 1 in 10 Americans want schools to reopen without coronavirus restrictions: poll

Virtual instruction. Mandated masks. Physical distancing. The start of school will look very different this year because of the coronavirus — and that’s OK with the vast majority of Americans. Only about … 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 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 promises to control coronavirus spread as Florida cases surge over 5th straight day

Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new infections, even as U.S. President Donald Trump … Read More

Coronavirus: Trump wears face mask for first time during a public appearance

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the … Read More

Trump’s ‘strong wall’ to guard against coronavirus outbreak in China had holes: records

U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic — a “strong wall” … Read More

Trump plans massive fireworks display for July 4 amid COVID-19

While public health officials are urging Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, U.S. President Donald Trump is going … Read More

Trump to address crowd at massive July 4 fireworks display amid COVID-19

Officials across the country pleaded with Americans to curb their enthusiasm for large Fourth of July crowds Saturday even as President Donald Trump enticed the masses with a “special evening” … Read More

Trump says he still believes coronavirus will ‘sort of just disappear’

By BILL BARROW, KEVIN VINEYS and ANGELIKI KASTANIS The Associated Press Posted July 1, 2020 3:59 pm     Updated July 1, 2020 4:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font … Read More

Reality check: Trump suggests if you don’t look for coronavirus, it’ll go away

U.S. President Donald Trump’s persistent see-no-evil posture on coronavirus testing — if you don’t look for the virus, the cases go away — defies both science and street sense. Yet … Read More

Actual U.S. coronavirus cases may be 20 million, officials suggest

U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains … Read More

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