U.S. Marks Third Straight Day of Record Coronavirus Cases, Joe Biden to Name COVID-19 Task Force

More than 132,700 new coronavirus cases were reported across the U.S. on Friday, breaking the record of daily cases for the third straight day. There were also more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths reported for the fourth straight day, numbers that have not been seen since August, according to a New York Times database. As of Friday, there have been more […]

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Trump Administration Shut Down U.S. Postal Service Plan to Mail Masks to Every American: Reports

The Trump administration shut down a plan from the U.S. Postal Service to mail five free face masks to every U.S. household in April, according to several reports. The USPS, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), had drafted a press release announcing that it would distribute a stockpile of 650 million reusable masks to every […]

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WHO Suspends Hydroxychloroquine Trials After Reports of High Death Rates in COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization said that they are temporarily suspending their clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine, which was being studied as a possible treatment for COVID-19, after several studies have found a higher death rate among the patients given the drug. WHO announced their decision on Monday, after the largest study yet on hydroxychloroquine found that coronavirus patients given […]

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Trump claims victory as China designates fentanyl-likes substances as controlled. Will it help?

U.S. President Donald Trump is claiming victory in getting China to designate fentanyl a controlled substance, but China took that step against the deadly opioid years ago. What’s actually on the table is a far more sweeping shift in the way China regulates synthetic opioids. The question is how China will follow through on its words. China’s stated intention is […]

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