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Trump Urges Coronavirus Patients to Take Unproven Drug

Trump Urges Coronavirus Patients to Take Unproven Drug

President Trump said on Saturday that the federal government was placing millions of doses of a malaria drug in the federal stockpile of emergency medical supplies to make it available for coronavirus patients, even though the drug has not been approved for Covid-19 treatment and his top coronavirus advisers have …

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Trump Administration Debating Whether to Recommend All Americans Wear Cloth Masks in Public

Trump Administration Debating Whether to Recommend All Americans Wear Cloth Masks in Public

WASHINGTON The Trump administration appeared to be conflicted Thursday about whether to recommend that all Americans wear cloth masks if they go out in public, even as federal health officials were revising guidance to reflect new concerns that the coronavirus is being spread by infected people who have no symptoms. …

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Obamacare Markets Will Not Reopen, Trump Decides

Obamacare Markets Will Not Reopen, Trump Decides

The Trump administration has decided against reopening the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov marketplaces to new customers, despite broad layoffs and growing fears that people will be uninsured for the coronavirus. The option to reopen markets, in what is known as a special enrollment period, would have made it easier for …

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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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