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Latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic

Top U.S. health officials concluded two days of congressional testimony on Wednesday, offering updates on the nation’s coronavirus pandemic response and the status of a potential vaccine. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, testified the …

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U.S. New Coronavirus Cases Inch Lower

Newly reported cases of Covid-19 in the U.S. were down slightly from a day earlier, as another vaccine enters final-stage testing. The U.S. reported 37,330 new cases Wednesday, down from 39,334 Tuesday. In all, the U.S. has had 6.93 million reported cases and more than 201,900 people have died. World-wide, …

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U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 200,000

More than 200,000 people in the U.S. have died from Covid-19, a grim milestone as Americans enter another new season with a pandemic that continues to shape every facet of life. The U.S. leads the world in both total confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University data, …

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Rise by Nearly 40,000

The U.S. reported nearly 40,000 new coronavirus cases, a day after passing 200,000 deaths, with new infections trending upward for the past week. The 39,334 new cases reported Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, bring the U.S. total to nearly 6.9 million. So far, more than 200,800 …

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Latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday became the fourth drugmaker backed by the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed program to announce phase three trials on a vaccine candidate. Health experts maintain that a vaccine isn’t likely to be proven safe and effective and made ready for distribution before the general election …

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Medicare Wouldn’t Cover Costs of Administering Coronavirus Vaccine Approved Under Emergency-Use Authorization

Medicare wouldn’t cover the cost of administering any coronavirus vaccine approved for emergency use, leaving Trump administration officials exploring options to quickly fix the government’s plan to make the vaccine free for all Americans. Lawmakers in March passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or Cares Act, which …

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