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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump holds indoor campaign rally in Nevada despite coronavirus threat

U.S. President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, a … Read More

Trump to hold indoor campaign rally in Nevada despite coronavirus threat

LAS VEGAS — U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally indoors on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, a … Read More

Trump announces emergency authorization of plasma treatment for coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump announced emergency authorization to treat COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma — a move he called “a breakthrough,” one of his top health officials called “promising” and other … 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

Fauci says he’s confident coronavirus vaccine will get to U.S. by 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that he remains confident that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that a quarter-million Americans already … 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 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

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 says he’s ‘flexible’ on size of Republican convention amid COVID-19

With coronavirus cases surging in Florida, U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s “flexible” on the size of the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville. The president spoke as a … 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 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

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

Coronavirus: U.S. federal government’s mixed messages on masks creates confusion

Forgive the American people if they’re in a fog about face masks. U.S. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them. First there was the … Read More

White House backs new effort to end Obamacare despite coronavirus pandemic

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act. The administration’s latest high court filing came … 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

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

Coronavirus: U.S. National Institutes of Health halts trial of hydroxychloroquine

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is halting its clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine, saying the malaria drug provides no benefits to those with COVID-19. In a press release issued … Read More

Over half of Americans aren’t buying White House coronavirus messaging: poll

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “a cause for celebration,” but a new poll finds more than half of Americans calling it fair … Read More

‘Overblown’: White House ramps up effort to downplay U.S. coronavirus resurgence

President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have very few cases” … Read More

Trump administration overturns health care protections for transgender people

In a move applauded by President Donald Trump’s conservative religious base, his administration on Friday finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health … Read More

White House scrambles amid fears of coronavirus resurgence during George Floyd protests

For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic. Now fears are growing within the White House that the very thing that … 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 mulls travel ban for Brazil as country’s coronavirus cases rise to 3rd in world

U.S. President Donald Trump said he’s considering banning travel from Brazil as the country continues to break daily records in reported coronavirus cases and deaths. Speaking to reporters at a … Read More

‘It doesn’t harm you’: Trump defends his hydroxychloroquine use as COVID-19 measure

President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of … Read More

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fighting … Read More

Trump dismisses Fauci’s coronavirus concerns, urges states to reopen schools

President Donald Trump called on governors across the nation Wednesday to work to reopen schools that were closed because of the coronavirus, pointedly taking issue with Dr. Anthony Fauci’s caution … Read More

Trump, Republicans launch attack to reframe Russia investigation as ‘deep state’ plot

U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans are launching a broad election-year attack on the foundation of the Russia investigation, including declassifying intelligence information to try to place senior Obama administration … 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

Trump is pushing theory that coronavirus came from Wuhan lab. Experts say it’s ‘foolish’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday again pushed the theory that the novel coronavirus originated from a Chinese laboratory, and claimed he’s seen evidence to back it up. But experts … Read More

Trump says U.S. looking at screening airline travellers from coronavirus hotspots

President Donald Trump said his administration is considering requiring travelers on certain incoming international flights to undergo temperature and virus checks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. “We’re … Read More

Trump says coronavirus testing ‘not going to be a problem’ under new rules

The White House released new guidelines Monday aimed at answering criticism that America’s coronavirus testing has been too slow, and President Donald Trump tried to pivot toward a focus on … Read More

Trump’s role in coronavirus briefings may be reduced after disinfectant remarks: sources

For the first time, President Donald Trump cut off his daily coronavirus task force briefing on Friday without taking any questions from reporters. It may not be the last time. … Read More

Trump to suspend immigration into the United States amid coronavirus pandemic

The United States will temporarily suspend immigration amid COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Monday. Trump, who made the announcement in a tweet Monday night, said that he … 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

‘We have it totally under control’: Signs missed in Trump’s coronavirus response

By the time U.S. President Donald Trump first spoke publicly about the coronavirus, it may already have been too late. Interviewed at Davos, a gathering of global elites in the … Read More

Coronavirus: Trump says 3M to supply U.S. with 55.5M face masks a month

“Because of my actions under the DPA, I can also announce today that we’ve reached an agreement with — a very amicable agreement — with 3M for the delivery of an additional 55.5 million high quality face masks each month,” Trump said. “So that we’re going to be getting over the next couple of months 166.5 million masks for our frontline health care workers, so the 3M saga ends very happily.”

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