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Trump Threatens to 'Invoke "P"' After Finding Out How Much Ventilators Cost [Update: He Invoked P]

On Friday, Donald Trump—after weeks of pleas from governors, mayors, and state and local health officials over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic—continued to toy around with whether he would invoke the Defense Production Act, which allows the federal government to command private businesses to work on projects critical…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, Outbreak, Donald Trump, Trump Threatens, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Ventilators, Defense Production Act, People Are Dying


Trump Threatens to 'Invoke "P"' After Finding Out How Much Ventilators Cost

On Friday, Donald Trump—after weeks of pleas from governors, mayors, and state and local health officials over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic—continued to toy around with whether he would invoke the Defense Production Act, which allows the federal government to command private businesses to work on projects critical…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, Outbreak, Donald Trump, Trump Threatens, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Ventilators, Defense Production Act, People Are Dying


U.S. Coronavirus Cases Now Highest in the World

The United States now leads the world in the number of confirmed cases of covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus now devastating the globe.
Tags: Science, United States, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Louisiana Could Run Out of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

The Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, warned on Wednesday that the state could run out of life-saving ventilators by next week after the number of covid-19 cases spiked dramatically in the past few days. Louisiana has currently identified at least 1,785 cases and 65 deaths from the new coronavirus, making it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Mardi Gras, Laura Ingraham, President Trump, Louisiana John Bel Edwards, Coronavirus, Covid 19


He's Doing the Dumb Thing

On Thursday, Donald Trump previewed his nightmare plan to encourage state governors and local officials to loosen social distancing guidelines put in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus through the nation, saying people need to be allowed to physically return to their workplaces soon.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Social Distancing


Don't Let Trump Get Away With It

Despite his claims that the novel coronavirus was a hoax and fake news; despite his insistence that covid-19 was just like the flu and would go away; despite his refusal to accept any responsibility for the subsequent spread of coronavirus throughout the United States; despite his kneecapping of the federal…Read more...
Tags: Science, United States, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Weve Been Here Before


Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown as global confirmed cases top 400,000

WHO says US could be next virus hotspot; EU urged to evacuate Greek refugee camps; Greta Thunberg says she believes she had Covid-19 6.24pm GMT At a time when good news appears to be thin on the ground, here is video of applause ringing out at the emergency field hospital at the Ifema exhibition centre in Madrid when nurses said farewell to the first coronavirus patient to be given the all-clear at the facility. The temporary healthcare facility, which is still under construction, will be ab...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Science, India, Africa, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson


Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown; Tokyo Olympics moved to 2021

WHO says US could be next Covid-19 hotspot; EU urged to evacuate Greek refugee camps; deaths jump in Spain; France tightens lockdown 3.23pm GMT Cuomo goes on to take aim at Donald Trump’s tweet that the “cure must not be worse than the problem itself.”It’s all very well, the New York governor says, “But if you ask the American people to choose between public health and the economy then it’s no contest.” 3.19pm GMT New York is “the canary in the coalmine” and will be “going first” in term...
Tags: Europe, Politics, New York, Science, France, India, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Man Dies, Wife Critical From Chloroquine After Hearing Trump Tout Unproven Covid-19 Treatment

An Arizona man has died and his wife is in critical condition after listening to Donald Trump promote anti-malarial drug chloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus and deciding to take some themselves, CNN reported on Monday evening.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cnn, Arizona, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Chloroquine


Coronavirus news: Tokyo Olympics moved to 2021 as WHO warns US could be next Covid-19 hotspot

Deaths jump in Spain; France tightens lockdown; Afghanistan appeals for help amid new cases; South Africa prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest updates 1.23pm GMT The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics will come as a blow to the host country, which has spent more than $12bn on the event, while huge sums are also at stake for sponsors and broadcasters.Goldman Sachs estimated this month that Japan would lose $4.5bn (550bn yen) in inbound and domestic consumption in 2020 if the Olympics did ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Science, France, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Afghanistan, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus news: Tokyo Olympics to be postponed as WHO warns US could be next Covid-19 hotspot

Deaths jump in Spain; France tightens lockdown; Afghanistan appeals for help amid new cases; South Africa prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest updates 12.22pm GMT Japan Olympics to be delayed for one yearFollowing a conference call between Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike and IOC president Thomas Bach, the Olympics have been postponed for 12 months. 12.16pm GMT Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will propose a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olymp...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Science, France, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Afghanistan, Shinzo Abe, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


U.S. State Department Seeks Help From Foreign Aid Recipients For Scarce Medical Supplies

The U.S. State Department is scrambling to procure medical supplies and equipment from recipients of U.S. aid in Eastern Europe and Asia, according to leaked memos seen by Foreign Policy magazine. The news comes as the entire world struggles with the covid-19 pandemic that has infected over 380,000 and killed over…Read more...
Tags: Asia, New York, Science, Masks, State Department, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Eastern Europe, Tyvek, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, Respirators, N95, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Coronavirus news: US could be next Covid-19 hotspot amid 'large acceleration' of cases, says WHO - live updates

Deaths jump in Spain; France tightens lockdown; Afghanistan appeals for help amid new cases; South Africa prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest updates 11.02am GMT Belgian public health officials have chided people for treating the coronavirus lockdown like “an alternative holiday” and getting in their cars to go to the beach or the countryside, reports my colleague Jennifer Rankin in Brussels. Belgium’s crisis centre announced on Tuesday that 526 people had tested positive for coronaviru...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Science, France, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Afghanistan, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus news: France tightens lockdown rules as Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in cases - live updates

Afghanistan appeals for help amid new cases; Vietnam closes Ho Chi Minh restaurants; South Africa prepares for lockdown. Follow the latest updates 10.18am GMT The Dutch government has strengthened its measures to halt the spread of coronavirus by imposing what prime minister Mark Rutte called an “intelligent lockdown”, writes my colleague Jennifer Rankin in Brussels. All public gatherings regardless of size are now banned until 1 June, in a tightening of earlier restrictions that had banned ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Science, Indonesia, France, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Afghanistan, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Taliban, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in cases; Trump insists US will 'reopen' in weeks

Vietnam closes Ho Chi Minh restaurants; Olympic torch relay scaled down; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans. Follow the latest updates 9.20am GMT Dozens of young Irish doctors and nurses have quit their jobs in Australia to return home to fight the pandemic but cannot get flights, leaving them in limbo, reports my colleague Rory Carroll in Dublin. Several airlines have suspended flights from Australia to Ireland and other routes are closed because of bans on transit thro...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Science, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will 'reopen' in weeks

Police to enforce UK lockdown; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans; UN calls for global ceasefire; WHO says virus accelerating. Follow the latest updates 6.23am GMT 6.23am GMT In UK news from simpler times, which I hope will allow you to slow down for two minutes: fewer potholes are being repaired in England and Wales. Although it’s not exactly a great development, it is strangely calming to read about. Related: Fewer potholes being repaired in England and Wales ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, Science, Wales, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy


Trump's push to shorten the coronavirus shutdown proves the captain is flying blind | David Smith

To watch Trump is to witness the awesome and terrifying power of the American president over life and death – a burden he is unqualified to bearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDue to social distancing, there were only two dozen or so reporters in the White House press briefing room on Monday, making it feel like a flight with numerous empty seats and lots of legroom.But when Donald Trump let rip for nearly two hours, it was as if the captain had announced a sudden whi...
Tags: Science, White House, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, David Smith, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists US will 'reopen' soon

Police to enforce UK lockdown; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans; UN calls for global ceasefire; WHO says virus accelerating. Follow the latest updates 3.33am GMT Hawaii has become the latest US state to issue a stay at home order. Governor David Ige issued an order that will go into effect on Wednesday, March 25. Here are the details of that order, which is enforceable with fines or jail time. Notably, it does not include schools: To ensure that the state continues to ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Hawaii, Italy, Who


Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will 'reopen' soon

Police to enforce UK lockdown; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans; UN calls for global ceasefire; WHO says virus accelerating. Follow the latest updates 2.34am GMT In Australia, the north-eastern state of Queensland has said it will close to people not travelling for work, medical appointments or carrying freight at midnight on Wednesday. Police will carry out checks at the border. 2.19am GMT The Philippine health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 39 new cases of the cor...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Australia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Queensland


Coronavirus live news: Britons placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will 'reopen' soon

Police to enforce UK lockdown; US president tells country not to blame Asian Americans; UN calls for global ceasefire; WHO says virus accelerating. Follow the latest updates 12.28am GMT Asked if he was concerned that if he eased government restrictions to prevent coronavirus “too early”, the virus might continue to spread unabated, Trump said that he was looking to the mortality rate for coronavirus, and he found it encouraging.JON KARL: Are you worried that if you lift restrictions too quic...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Cdc, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Cruise, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy


Tornado risk to increase over storm-ravaged Tennessee Tuesday

Following storms capable of producing large, damaging hail over the southern Plains during Monday night, all forms of severe weather, including tornadoes, are possible over portions of the Tennessee and lower Mississippi valleys on Tuesday.As warm and more humid air begins to flow northward over portions of Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas after dark on Monday, big storms are likely to erupt. "With this particular severe weather threat, it looks as though the storms will be 'elevat...
Tags: Science, Mississippi, Kentucky, Virginia, Alabama, Atlantic, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kansas, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Accuweather, Nashville Tennessee, Carolinas, southern Plains


Scientists Identify 69 Drugs to Test Against the Coronavirus

Nearly 70 drugs and experimental compounds may be effective in treating the coronavirus, a team of researchers reported Sunday night.Some of the medications are already used to treat other diseases, and repurposing them to treat COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, may be faster than trying to invent a new anti-viral from scratch, the scientists said.The list of drug candidates appeared in a study published on the website bioRxiv. The researchers have submitted the paper to a journal...
Tags: New York, Science, White House, New York Times, Paris, Food And Drug Administration, World Health Organization, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Mount Sinai, Fauci, Icahn School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Pasteur Institute, Krogan


Trump's Latest Inflated Claim: Automakers Are Making Emergency Ventilators 'Right Now'

As officials scramble to contend with a critical ventilator shortage amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Trump administration is resorting to “wartime” measures and leaning on the private sector to help meet demand for these potentially life-saving devices “FAST!”, the president tweeted Sunday. And while this is…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Donald Trump, Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Google’s Coronavirus Website Is Nothing Like Trump Described

Google finally unveiled its coronavirus website today. Yes, that website, the one that President Donald Trump said Google was building that the company had no idea it was building. The website, while a good resource to obtain information on covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, is nothing like what…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Trump's Embrace of Unproven Drugs to Treat Coronavirus Defies Science

At a long-winded White House briefing Friday, President Donald Trump enthusiastically and repeatedly promoted the promise of two long-used malaria drugs that are still unproven against the coronavirus but are being tested in clinical trials."I'm a smart guy," he said, while acknowledging he couldn't predict the drugs would work. "I feel good about it. And we're going to see. You're going to see soon enough."But the nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci...
Tags: Science, France, White House, China, New York City, Los Angeles, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Dallas, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Cvs, David Karp, Bayer, Mount Sinai, Trump


Republican Senator Pleads Ignorance After Selling Millions in Stock Before the Crash

U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia defended herself overnight, insisting that both she and her husband had no input in the decision to sell somewhere between $1.2 million and $3.1 million in stock shortly before the stock market crash that was caused by fears over covid-19. Loeffler’s husband is Jeffrey Sprecher,…
Tags: Science, Republicans, Georgia, Tencent, Roku, Millionaires, Parasites, Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, Loeffler, Ben Shapiro, Jeffrey Sprecher, President Trump, Kelly Loeffler, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Trump weighs controls on companies that take coronavirus bailouts

By JILL COLVIN and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday the government should take an equity stake in some companies that need bailouts because of devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy. Trump told a briefing he has executive authority to curb the impact on businesses. “There’s a lot of executive power,” he said. “If we don’t have to use it, that would be a good thing, not a bad thing.” Such a move could be an extraordinary reach by governm...
Tags: Health, Business, Science, News, Congress, Navy, Washington, Mexico, France, Senate, White House, China, New York City, Uncategorized, Sport, Canada


Coronavirus live news: US approves anti-malaria drug to treat Covid-19; Spain death toll up to 767

Hubei reports no new cases while Australia and New Zealand announce border closures and Japan’s deputy PM calls Olympics ‘cursed’ Follow our UK coronavirus live blogCoronavirus latest: at a glanceItalian province struggles to bury its coronavirus deadFrance may refuse entry to Britons if no UK lockdownSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.25pm GMT Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau warned that it could take “weeks or months” for the aggressive measures taken across the country to fully take...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, Australia, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


USDA Fights to Take Away Food Stamps From 700,000 Americans Despite Pandemic

The Trump regime is continuing to argue in federal court that it should be allowed to take away food stamps from roughly 700,000 Americans on April 1, according to a new report from the Associated Press. The news comes as covid-19 has already sickened at least 9,415 Americans and killed 150, with many cities going…Read more...
Tags: Science, Usda, Fox News, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Pandemic, President Trump, Sonny Perdue, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Navy Hospital Ships Promised by White House May Take Days to Weeks to Launch

Two U.S. Navy hospital ships Donald Trump said are in “tip top shape” and would be deployed “in the next week or so” to assist the response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic are actually undergoing maintenance and are not currently staffed with medical crews, NBC News reported on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, Navy, White House, Nbc News, Military, Outbreak, Donald Trump, US Navy, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Navy Hospital Ships



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