The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a coronavirus treatment that uses antibodies in the blood plasma of survivors to help patients fend off the disease, one day after President Trump accused "deep state" figures at the agency of slow-walking therapeutics and vaccines trials to make him look bad.
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Party activists at the Republican National Convention do not want President Trump to dial back the high-energy campaign style that won him the White House in 2016 as an establishment-bashing outsider.
There have been more than 800,000 COVID-19-related deaths around the world since the outbreak began late last year.
dafabet手机版平台Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Sunday his city is making progress against the coronavirus but blamed ongoing problems among the Latino population on the federal government.
The NFL said Sunday it saw a series of positive coronavirus tests from one laboratory in New Jersey, causing several teams to cancel or alter their scheduled practice.
dafabet手机版平台White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday the House-passed bill to bolster the Postal Service is a "messaging" bill from Democrats and he'd like to see Senate Republicans amend the legislation to address the coronavirus crisis.
dafabet手机版平台For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty.
dafabet手机版平台India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and the wealthier but older populations of the south.
Ozzy Osbourne unloaded on President Trump over his handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic during a recent interview with the legendary heavy metal singer published Friday.
dafabet手机版平台Facebook took down Instagram accounts Friday that had been promoting "coronavirus parties" supposedly happening at the Chinese consulates in Chicago, Illinois, and Houston, Texas.
dafabet手机版平台Dozens of public school teachers in Jacksonville, Florida, called out sick Thursday on the first day of in-person learning since schools shut down in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic, the district said.
Arizona State University sues Facebook over Instagram account promoting 'coronavirus parties' at ASU
dafabet手机版平台Arizona State University sued Facebook in federal court late Thursday in an effort to take down an Instagram account promoting "coronavirus parties" supposedly happening on campus.
dafabet手机版平台South Korea added its most new virus cases in months on Friday, driven by a surge around the capital that appears to be spreading nationwide.
Under California Gov. Gavin Newsom's emergency order, the novel coronavirus threat has been deemed to make it too dangerous for many school districts to reopen for instruction.
dafabet手机版平台The football players can't shake hands. The state's marching band competition will be online. But Iowa will still have in-person school this fall — unless teachers stop it.
The Navy SEAL who fatally shot Osama bin Laden is persona non grata on Delta Air Lines.
The Pullman, Washington, Police Department on Wednesday informed residents that they face a fine up to $5,000 and a year in jail if they violate Gov. Jay Inslee's face mask order to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic hasn't been as successful as other countries due, in part, to our country's value of individual rights.
Los Angeles County has asked a court to hold Grace Community Church in contempt for holding indoor services on Sunday, seeking more than $20,000 in damages for violating public health orders on the novel coronavirus.
The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose to 1.1 million last week after two weeks of declines, evidence that many employers are still slashing jobs as the coronavirus bedevils the U.S. economy.
Almost a week after Maryland ordered a Rockville-based laboratory to shut down its COVID-19 testing program, then seemingly eased that restriction Tuesday, questions remain over whether AdvaGenix tests are safe and reliable.
dafabet手机版平台Millions of people who have never collected unemployment benefits before got checks this spring and summer, in some cases reaching more than $1,000 a week -- far exceeding what some of them made in their jobs.
dafabet手机版平台Creative and also dubious ways to resolve the nation's education crisis have emerged since schools started shutting down in the spring.
dafabet手机版平台Classes will look pretty traditional for at least one U.S. college this fall.
dafabet手机版平台President Trump on Wednesday celebrated a declining case rate in the U.S. by highlighting an uptick in cases in countries, like New Zealand and South Korea, which have fared far better during the pandemic.
dafabet手机版平台More than 100 Democrats are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer to expand the voting agenda this week to include a COVID-19 relief proposal.
Facebook came under fire Wednesday for falling short at stopping the spread of medical misinformation on its social network throughout the continuing novel coronavirus pandemic.
dafabet手机版平台The White House is open to increasing the money it first proposed for the U.S. Postal Service in stimulus talks with congressional Democrats for the fifth round of coronavirus relief.
dafabet手机版平台A sequel to the "Plandemic" video that propagated false claims about the novel coronavirus earlier in the outbreak faced pushback from online platforms upon its release Tuesday.
Montgomery County officials on Tuesday said they have terminated their contract with AdvaGenix, a Rockville-based company that was previously their largest COVID-19 test supplier, shortly following an order that suspended the use of these tests last week.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Wednesday morning that the Democrats' U.S. Postal Service bill gives him hope for a "skinny" coronavirus relief package.
dafabet手机版平台Americans are deeply split over how to handle life amid the coronavirus pandemic with support for reopening schools and fall sports falling along stark party lines, according to a new poll released Wednesday.
Iran surpassed 20,000 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday, the health ministry said -- the highest death toll for any Middle East country so far in the pandemic.
Pope Francis on Wednesday warned against any prospect that rich people would get priority for a coronavirus vaccine.
dafabet手机版平台Democrats are winning the coronavirus war -- at least politically -- by turning the public health crisis to their advantage in toss-up House races.
dafabet手机版平台A convenience store chain is offering a free beverage or sandwich in exchange for them. A laundromat owner drove 4 hours across state lines to get $8,000 worth. A young girl in Illinois wrote the tooth fairy saying she'll gladly take dollars as a substitute if it helps.
Virginia lawmakers will meet Tuesday for a special session to address both the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread calls for criminal justice reform sparked by the death of George Floyd.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has gained a national following through his management of the coronavirus pandemic, is writing a book that looks back on his experiences, and includes leadership advice and a close look at his relationship with the administration of President Donald Trump.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, in the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, said that President Trump has shown that he is the "wrong president for our country."
Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont warned his supporters Monday that President Trump will erase the gains his political revolution has made over the course of the last six years.
District officials announced Monday that the city's health department will hire 175 more contact tracers, boosting its force up to 450 staff members to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and start home visits later this week.
The virus and President Trump's uneven response to it were a dominant theme Monday, including serving as a metaphor for the president's overall time in office.
Potential accuracy issues with a widely used coronavirus test could lead to false results for patients, U.S. health officials warned.
North Carolina's flagship university canceled in-person classes for undergraduates just a week into the fall semester Monday as the school and other campuses around the U.S. scrambled to deal with coronavirus clusters linked in some cases to student housing, off-campus parties and packed bars.
dafabet手机版平台A state agency says it is working to fix a data error on Iowa's coronavirus website that lowers the number of new confirmed cases and therefore downplays the severity of the current outbreak, just as schools are deciding whether to reopen.
dafabet手机版平台President Trump flew to Midwestern battlegrounds Monday to trumpet the pre-pandemic economy and paint an apocalyptic picture of what would happen if he loses on Election Day, as polls showed a narrowing race with former Vice President Joseph R. Biden ahead at the beginning of a virtual Democratic National Convention.
dafabet手机版平台Schools scrambling to open across the Southeast have been plagued with delays and quarantines due to coronavirus outbreaks.
A scaled-down version of the Rim of the Pacific naval exercises is scheduled to kick off in Hawaii on Monday with a virtual announcement on Facebook by the commander of the Navy's 3rd Fleet.
dafabet手机版平台It's the sound of silence that Josh Groban finds hardest to hear during the pandemic.
dafabet手机版平台Shannon Silver had planned to take her family on a trip from her home in Connecticut to visit relatives in Ohio just before the start of the school year for her two children.
dafabet手机版平台Georgia's governor, who has opposed local mask mandates and even sued over one in Atlanta, has signed a new executive order that allows local governments to enact mask requirements to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
dafabet手机版平台The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval Saturday to a saliva test for COVID-19 that doesn't require swabs or chemicals that have been prone to shortages, alleviating the strain on diagnostic capacity the U.S. fights the deadly pandemic.
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Virginia's health commissioner, Dr. Norman Oliver, said he will make every man, woman and child in the state take the COVID-19 vaccine once it's developed, once it's proven safe, and so long as he is still in office, holding the job of -- apparently -- Resident Body Snatcher. Literally. Who died and made this dude king?
The Department of Public Health in Massachusetts just ordered all students older than 6 months, and up through college, to get the flu vaccination as a condition of attending school. You knew this was coming. What's more, you suspected this was coming for COVID-19, too -- once the vaccine is available, that is. Right?
dafabet手机版平台Politics ain't beanbag, as the old saying goes. But what occurred on Day One of the Democratic National Convention was beyond detestable.
Hydroxychloroquine has been in use worldwide for more than 65 years. Yet, for political reasons, there is a lobbying campaign to block hydroxychloroquine from patients with COVID-19.
Connecticut's ruling political elites have just issued fines in the total of $3,000 to a couple of citizens who didn't comply with all the state's coronavirus-related travel guidelines. Guidelines? Let's be serious. These are dictates -- and constitutional or not, by gosh, they're being enforced.