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 […]

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 […]

FDA Says Drugs Touted by Trump to Treat Coronavirus Could Have Life-Threatening Side Effects | Health News
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FDA Says Drugs Touted by Trump to Treat Coronavirus Could Have Life-Threatening Side Effects | Health News

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that drugs touted by President Donald Trump for their potential effectiveness in treating the coronavirus could have life-threatening side effects. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are approved to treat malaria, but they “have not been proven safe or effective for treating COVID-19,” the FDA said. However, the agency has […]

Georgia Poised to Partially Reopen From Coronavirus Lockdown as U.S. Death Toll Nears 50,000 | Health News
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Georgia Poised to Partially Reopen From Coronavirus Lockdown as U.S. Death Toll Nears 50,000 | Health News

Georgia officials moved ahead with plans to allow salons, gyms, bowling alleys and other businesses to resume operations amid criticism of the decision. A model by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington suggests Georgia should not start reopening until June 22. The state reports nearly 22,000 cases of the […]

Top Vaccine Expert Claims He Was Ousted for Resisting Trump on Drug, as U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 47,000 | Health News
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Top Vaccine Expert Claims He Was Ousted for Resisting Trump on Drug, as U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 47,000 | Health News

As the U.S. approaches 843,000 coronavirus cases and 47,000 deaths, a top health official is claiming he was removed from his job for pushing back against a drug President Donald Trump has advocated for to treat COVID-19. Rick Bright, the former director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development […]