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Trump says FDA hold on blood treatment therapy use for coronavirus patients ‘could be a political decision’

U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during a briefing on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at the White House in Washington, August 11, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was “surprised” to learn about the Food and Drug Administration’s hold on granting emergency use for an experimental blood treatment… Read More »

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine likely won’t be ‘widely’ available until several months into 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch | AFP via Getty Images White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that… Read More »

Qld says Melbourne’s a COVID-19 hotspot

A spike in COVID-19 cases in Melbourne has prompted Queensland’s health department to broaden the number of high-risk areas that force people into mandatory quarantine when returning from Victoria. Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young says the hotspots now include all 31 Local Government Areas in Greater Melbourne, as well as bordering areas of Murrindindi,… Read More »

More than 9,000 healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19 as of last week, CDC says

Healthcare workers who treat patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus are at risk of contracting the disease themselves due to frequent exposure and proximity to such patients. New figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detail the extent to which this is true, finding that 9,282 healthcare workers across the country are… Read More »