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Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

Trump health official blasts Nevada after state ends use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ADM Brett P. Giroir testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters A top official from the Department of Health and Human Services on… Read More »

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year and have enough to inoculate every American by April. “Hundreds of millions of doses will be available every month, and we expect to have enough vaccines for every American by April, and again… Read More »

Voting Twice? Trump Creates a New Headache for Election Officials – The New York Times

By encouraging North Carolina voters to test the integrity of the elections system by casting both mail and in-person ballots, and repeating some of the same claims in a series of tweets on Thursday, President Trump seemed to mimic a cynical slogan originating in 20th Century machine politics: Vote early and often. Indeed, Mr. Trump’s… Read More »

Trump administration fends off accusations it tampered with CDC testing guidelines

The Trump administration fought back against accusations that it pressured the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to revise its recommendations in order to limit access to coronavirus tests. “Let me tell you right up front that the new guidelines are a CDC action,” said Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration’s testing coordinator, Wednesday. “As… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ignore Donald Trump and his cure ideas for Covid-19

Letters are still coming in from readers asking me if they should buy hydroxychloroquine, also known as chloroquine, off the internet. One even quoted ­“Professor” Trump saying it’s “very powerful”, “a gift from god” with “very encouraging early results”. Despite the views of the US ­President, my answer is you should definitely not buy it.… Read More »