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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region

America’s lost month: How the U.S. fell behind on coronavirus testing. As the coronavirus spread across the United States between late January and early March, large-scale testing of people who might have been infected did not happen because of technical flaws, regulatory hurdles, business-as-usual bureaucracies and lack of leadership at …

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A Single Gesture Behind Trump Fuels an Online Conspiracy Theory

A Single Gesture Behind Trump Fuels an Online Conspiracy Theory

At a White House briefing on the coronavirus on March 20, President Trump called the State Department the “Deep State Department.” Behind him, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, dropped his head and rubbed his forehead. Some thought Dr. Fauci was …

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So Wrong That Trump Is Blocking the Gate to Coronavirus Info, Says Ethicist

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: February 28, 2020 — The presidential press conference Wednesday night on the coronavirus pandemic was, sadly, a disappointment. What did President Trump offer? His reassurance that all will be well. He seemed to be talking to the financial markets, not …

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With Minimal Evidence, Trump Asks F.D.A. to Study Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

With Minimal Evidence, Trump Asks F.D.A. to Study Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

President Trump on Thursday exaggerated the potential of drugs available to treat the new coronavirus, including an experimental antiviral treatment and decades-old malaria remedies that hint of promise but so far show limited evidence of healing the sick. No drug has been approved to treat the new coronavirus, and doctors …

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Trump Administration Moves to Speed Coronavirus Testing

Trump Administration Moves to Speed Coronavirus Testing

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved on Friday to drastically speed up coronavirus testing, approving a commercial test that will allow many labs around the country to begin processing as many as 4,000 samples a day, and introducing an emergency hotline for laboratories. The administration also announced new partnerships with …

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Trump grows more irate as his attempts to contain coronavirus fallout fail

Trump says he's suspending travel from Europe to US, though citizens and others are exempt

The confluence of events has led to a sense of growing crisis inside the White House, even as Trump and his top officials continue to project calm. His Wednesday evening address from the Oval Office was meant to be the “my fellow Americans” moment Trump hoped would end harsh questions …

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Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

The two major parties clashed this week on how best to help workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as GOP lawmakers opposed two Democrat measures aimed at securing paid sick leave for impacted employees. Coronavirus had infected 128,392 people globally and killed 4,728 as of Friday morning, according to data …

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Fact check: Trump falsely claims anybody who returns to the US from Europe is being tested for coronavirus

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We’re still looking into some of Trump’s claims. But here are the two we picked as most egregious: Trump falsely claimed anybody coming into the US from Europe is being tested for the coronavirus When a reporter noted that an American could bring back the coronavirus even with Trump’s new …

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Anger grows at Trump administration’s coronavirus testing failures | World news

Anger is mounting in the US over the Trump administration’s failure to test for coronavirus on a scale that could contain the outbreak and mitigate its most devastating impacts. On Thursday the lack of testing capacity for Covid-19 was recognised in blunt terms by one of the top US officials …

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Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

The month’s historic plunge in the stocks — including’s Thursday’s eye-popping 8% drop — has dramatically slashed the market gains seen since President Donald Trump’s election What was once a 61% Dow gain since Trump’s election has evaporated to far thinner 18.2% rally as the index fell from an all-time high …

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