WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump made a rare appearance in the Situation Room on Sunday as his pandemic task force was meeting, determined to talk about the anti-malaria medicine that he has aggressively promoted lately as a treatment for the coronavirus.Once again, according to a person briefed
India over the weekend banned all exports of the drug used to treat lupus, arthritis, and malaria as Trump touts its unproven effects on COVID-19.
The US could reach 10,000 COVID-19 deaths on Monday. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the country would soon reach "our Pearl Harbor moment."
Since Chinese officials disclosed the outbreak of a mysterious pneumonialike illness to international health officials on New Year's Eve, at least 430,000 people have arrived in the United States on direct flights from China, including nearly 40,000 in the two months after President Donald Trump imposed restrictions on such travel, according to an analysis of data collected in both countries.The bulk of the passengers, who were of multiple nationalities, arrived in January, at airports in Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York; Chicago; Seattle; Newark, New Jersey; and Detroit. Thousands of them flew directly from Wuhan, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, as American public health...
Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness center where Rahmell Peebles worked, asking him to freeze their memberships. Peebles, a 30-year-old black man who's skeptical of what he hears from the news media and government, didn't see the need for alarm over the virus. "I felt it was a complete hoax," Peebles said.