Dr. Deborah Birx, one of the two leading medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force, said Monday that out of deference to social-distancing rules she had stayed away from her daughter’s house — even though her 10-month-old granddaughter had registered a fever of 105 degrees over the
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday issued an executive order to postpone state elections scheduled for Tuesday until June 9, a dramatic last-minute move that capped weeks of indecision by state leaders.
Peter Navarro has a Harvard degree, and he isn’t shy about letting it be known. "You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much,” Navarro joked after President Trump introduced him last week as director of supply-chain issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gina Rejas, an immigrant from Peru, works as a housekeeper at White Plains Hospital in Westchester County, N.Y., one of the places hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Her unit is a “red zone” dedicated solely to patients infected with COVID-19.
While the term “warfare” is a useful metaphor for the kind of mobilization necessary to save lives in this crisis, it’s not a useful way to think about the primary responsibility of ordinary citizens right now, which is to stay at home.
Just a little over a month after saying there was no need for the community at large to wear masks in public, the CDC has changed its mind, recommending that all Americans should wear some sort of face covering when venturing outside.
President Trump said Friday that despite new CDC guidance recommending that American citizens wear masks or facial coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, “I don’t think that I’m going to be doing it.”
The nation could begin to see food shortages for some products if the people working on the supply chain lack personal protective equipment, warns an internal Trump administration document obtained by Yahoo News.
A document circulated by the health department of Catalonia recommends that emergency teams and health care workers stop using ventilators for patients older than 80, and further recommends that extremely ill victims of COVID-19 be allowed to die at home rather than being taken to the hospital.