Biden picks California attorney general to lead U.S. health department, COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, putting a defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role … Read More

U.S. FDA authorizes emergency use of experimental antibody drug Trump took

U.S. health officials Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that U.S. President Donald Trump was … Read More

U.S. becomes first country to surpass 10 million COVID-19 cases

The United States became the first nation worldwide since the pandemic began to surpass 10 million coronavirus infections, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the third wave of … Read More

U.S. surpasses 10 million COVID-19 cases as global total reaches 50 million

The United States became the first nation worldwide since the pandemic began to surpass 10 million coronavirus infections, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the third wave of … 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

Coronavirus: CDC lifts travel warnings for 20 countries, Trump rescinds worldwide advisory

NEW YORK — The Trump administration on Thursday rescinded its warnings to Americans against all international travel because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying conditions no longer warrant a blanket worldwide … Read More

Coronavirus: CDC relaxes travel advice for about 20 countries

By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press Posted August 6, 2020 2:31 pm     Updated August 6, 2020 2:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

U.S. sees over 1,000 coronavirus deaths for 4th straight day, but officials optimistic

The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth straight day on Friday but a top White House advisor on the pandemic said she saw signs … Read More

3 of 4 Americans want masks to be mandatory amid coronavirus pandemic: poll

Three out of four Americans, including a majority of Republicans, favor requiring people to wear face coverings while outside their homes, a new poll finds, reflecting fresh alarm over spiking … Read More

Coronavirus surge overwhelms emergency rooms in some states

A fast-rising rising tide of new coronavirus cases is flooding emergency rooms in parts of the United States, with some patients moved into hallways and nurses working extra shifts to … Read More

Florida adds over 11,000 coronavirus cases in a single day

Florida’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose by a record 11,458 on Saturday, the state’s health department said, the second time in three days that its caseload increased by more than 10,000. … Read More

Coronavirus cases now rising in 40 U.S. states as Texas orders mandatory mask use

Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states … Read More

Coronavirus cases more than doubled in 10 U.S. states in June

Coronavirus cases more than doubled in at least 10 U.S. states, including Florida and Texas in the month of June, according to a Reuters analysis. Arizona recorded the biggest jump … Read More

U.S. surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases

The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States climbed past 100,000 on Friday. While an increase was expected as testing has become more widely available, the U.S. has … Read More

Hand sanitizer hoarder under investigation after trying to sell bottles for $70 each

The novel coronavirus outbreak has caused people to panic-buy items like toilet paper, Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer — and one man saw this as an opportunity for major profit. … Read More

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