U.S. Nears 70,000 Coronavirus Deaths as California Moves to Reopen Some Businesses | Health News
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U.S. Nears 70,000 Coronavirus Deaths as California Moves to Reopen Some Businesses | Health News

As the U.S. death toll climbs toward 70,000, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said he would allow some businesses to begin offering curbside pickup this week. Clothing stores, bookstores, toy stores, sporting goods stores and other retail businesses will be allowed to open for curbside services on Friday if workers are able to physically […]

Trump Pushes Coronavirus Death Toll Estimate to 100,000 as Task Force Projections Trend Higher | Health News
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Trump Pushes Coronavirus Death Toll Estimate to 100,000 as Task Force Projections Trend Higher | Health News

The coronavirus is threatening to take the lives of up to 100,000 Americans, President Donald Trump said over the weekend. The number is a jump from the president’s recent estimates of 60,000-70,000 deaths. However, the U.S. has already reached 67,000 deaths and 1.1 million cases without major signs of significant slowing. “Look, we’re going to […]

Gilead Sciences Says Potential Coronavirus Treatment Remdesivir Shows Promise in Study | Health News
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Gilead Sciences Says Potential Coronavirus Treatment Remdesivir Shows Promise in Study | Health News

Positive data is emerging from the study of a possible COVID-19 treatment, according to biotech company Gilead Sciences. A trial of the antiviral drug remdesivir by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases “has met its primary endpoint,” the company said on Wednesday. More information about the development will be provided by the institute […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expected to Close Beaches After Overcrowding as U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 60,000 | Health News
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expected to Close Beaches After Overcrowding as U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 60,000 | Health News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to order the closure of beaches and state parks effective Friday. The decision, which Newsom is reportedly going to announce on Thursday, comes after a weekend of overcrowding at the state’s beaches. A memo from the California Police Chiefs Association obtained by Fox News said that following “well-publicized media […]

U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 60,000, Trump Orders Meat Plants to Open Over Shortage Concerns | Health News
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U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 60,000, Trump Orders Meat Plants to Open Over Shortage Concerns | Health News

As the U.S. nears 60,000 deaths from the coronavirus, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order declaring meat processing plants “critical infrastructure” to try to keep them open and stave off shortages. Closures of meat processing plants following outbreaks of the virus “threaten the continued functioning of the national meat and poultry supply chain, […]

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million | Health News
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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million | Health News

The U.S. on Tuesday topped 1 million cases of the coronavirus, reporting nearly a third of the worldwide infections. The U.S. reports more than four times more infections than the country with the second-most cases – Spain – which has about 232,000 cases. Italy follows with about 201,000 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. The […]

U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 55,000 as More States Start Reopening Economies This Week | Health News
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U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 55,000 as More States Start Reopening Economies This Week | Health News

Several states this week are relaxing certain guidelines put into place to control the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed nearly 55,000 people in the U.S. Restaurants in Georgia and Tennessee this week will be able to serve dine-in customers. In Georgia, restaurants must limit the number of customers to 10 per 500 square […]