Tag: coronavirus

Trump and his wife received coronavirus vaccine before leaving the White House.

March 2, 2021
Former President Donald J. Trump and his wife, Melania, quietly received coronavirus vaccinations in January before leaving the White House, an adviser said on Monday.The news came a day after Mr. Trump appeared at the CPAC political conference in Orlando, Fla., where for the first time he encouraged people to go get vaccinated.“Everyone should go

Africa: Coronavirus and Food Safety – What the Studies Say

February 14, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, not much was known about SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus) and its survival in food, on various materials and on surfaces. Since then, several food safety agencies have assessed the risk of potentially acquiring the virus from contaminated food or food packaging. The consensus is that currently, there’s no evidence it’s a

Anti-lockdown Michigan congressman tests positive for coronavirus

November 17, 2020
A GOP congressman from Michigan who has criticized Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order announced on Monday that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus and urged people to follow public health guidelines. Rep. Tim Walberg, 69, said he was experiencing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and after learning on Sunday that he’d tested positive for the

Coronavirus testing lines swell across US amid influx of cases

November 13, 2020
Coronavirus testing lines swelled as swaths of the country battled spikes in infections and hospitalizations in recent weeks, new photos and videos show. In Newark, NJ — where Mayor Ray Baraka on Thursday imposed more restrictive measures in an attempt to stem the tide — dozens of drivers lined up at a testing site as

Trump claims Democrats and the FDA delayed coronavirus vaccine news

November 10, 2020
President Trump on Monday suggested, without providing evidence, that the Food and Drug Administration and the Democratic Party conspired together to delay the release of a coronavirus vaccine until after the 2020 presidential election. Trump made the claim in a tweet Monday evening, hours after the Pfizer drug company announced an initial analysis of their

Undeterred by Coronavirus Pandemic, Americans Prepare to Render Verdict on Trump

November 3, 2020
Voters were wracked with nervous energy. Katie Whelan, a high school history teacher from New Jersey, crossed the Pennsylvania border to knock on doors over the weekend for Mr. Biden in the key battleground. The previous night, she said, she had awakened from a panic dream involving Hillary Clinton and the dread of falling just

Trump’s ‘wishful thinking’ on coronavirus pushes key GOP voters in Midwest to Biden

October 27, 2020
“There is still too much wishful thinking and not enough clear guidance,” said Loiacono, who lives in a heavily blue-collar area just blocks from Lake Winnebago. In 2016, Trump flipped Winnebago County from blue to red, but now it’s among the top 10 counties in the Badger State where new COVID-19 infections are flaring, according

Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely’ there will be a coronavirus vaccine before the US election, despite the CDC asking states to be prepared by November

September 9, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci preparing for a hearing on Capitol Hill on March 11. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty ImagesDr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious-disease expert, has said a coronavirus vaccine for the US probably won’t be ready before the November presidential election.Those remarks contrasted with President Donald Trump’s strong suggestions that a vaccine might be

Trump Embraces Fringe Theories on Protests and the Coronavirus

August 30, 2020
“What does President Trump think will happen when he continues to insist on fanning the flames of hate and division in our society and using the politics of fear to whip up his supporters?” Mr. Biden asked. “He is recklessly encouraging violence. He may believe tweeting about law and order makes him strong — but

Senators Criticize Guantánamo Prison Coronavirus Plan

August 16, 2020
This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.A group of Democratic senators said Friday that they were worried about the military’s ability to handle a coronavirus outbreak at the wartime prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, after the Pentagon told Congress that it could maintain just four of the 40 detainees
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