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Trump pushes to reopen schools, says closures will probably cause ‘more death’

President Donald Trump on Thursday continued his push for schools to reopen as fall approaches regardless of the state of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, adding that keeping schools closed “is causing death also.”  Trump called on Democrats to work with Republicans to pass the latest coronavirus relief bill, which currently includes $ 105 billion to help… Read More »

Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

“Pinning all our hopes on a vaccine that works immediately is not the right strategy,” Dr. William Haseltine, a former professor at Harvard University’s medical and public health schools, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Haseltine said a broad public health strategy is a better way to contain the spread of the virus along with the help… Read More »

Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock

“Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Hancock said increased testing meant officials could now be “targeted” in their response. His comments came after 73 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at a farm in Herefordshire.… Read More »

Dr. Fauci says US coronavirus cases to reach ‘disturbing’ 100,000 per day

(Photo by Al Drago – Pool/Getty Images) Dr. Anthony Fauci says the United States is “not in total control” of the coronavirus pandemic and predicts the nation could eventually see 100,000 new COVID-19 cases a day. As of Monday, the U.S. averaged nearly 40,000 new cases daily over the past week, a 40% increase compared… Read More »