US covid 19

Donald Trump's diagnosis shows US vulnerability to the coronavirus

With U.S. infections rising for several weeks, Trump became one of the tens of thousands of Americans who test positive each day.

published on : 4th October 2020

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

In a report to Congress and an accompanying “playbook” for states and localities, federal health agencies and the Defense Department sketched out complex plans for a vaccination campaign.

published on : 16th September 2020

As Donald Trump played down threat of COVID-19 pandemic, health experts' alarm grew

Trump's acknowledgment in Woodward's new book “Rage” that he was minimizing the severity of the virus in public to avoid causing panic has triggered waves of criticism.

published on : 13th September 2020

US tops 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, to Europe's alarm

France and Germany are now imposing tests on arrival for travelers from "at risk" countries, the U.S.included.

published on : 9th August 2020

COVID-19: US lifts global health travel advisory; Urges citizens to not visit India, China

India remains on Level 4 of the travel advisory along with more than 50 countries, including China.

published on : 7th August 2020

More than 200 kids test positive for COVID-19 after attending overnight camp in US

Attendees included children (6-10 years), teenagers (13-17 years), and adults (18-21) of whom the highest attack rate of COVID-19 was on children, according to the CDC report.

published on : 1st August 2020

Despite COVID-19 worries, President Trump says he will 'pressure' states to reopen schools in fall

They minimised the risk of the spread of COVID-19 among children but acknowledged that it was important to protect the vulnerable.

published on : 8th July 2020

'People aren't stupid': US Vice President Mike Pence's virus spin tests credibility

While Trump has tried to distance himself from what he calls "the plague" as he pursues reelection, Pence has emerged as the public face of this phase of the outbreak.

published on : 5th July 2020

US Health Secretary warns 'window is closing' on taking action to curb COVID-19

People have "to act responsibly" by social distancing and wearing face masks especially "in these hot zones."

published on : 29th June 2020

US barista receives over USD 58,000 in tips for not serving woman without face covering

San Deigo County issued a notice on May 1 requiring residents to wear face-covering in most public settings, including when shopping in a store or picking up food at a restaurant.

published on : 27th June 2020

Delhi CM Kejriwal launches video call facility for patients at LNJP

The chief minister said that till now, relatives of coronavirus patients were not able to talk to them and take stock of their condition, but that issue has now been resolved.

published on : 26th June 2020

US man, who had a near-death experience with COVID-19, wakes up to $1.1 mn hospital bill

70-year-old Michael Flor, who was admitted for 62 days, received a 181-page bill totalling $1,122,501.04.

published on : 14th June 2020

1.9 million in US seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

The total number of people who are now receiving jobless aid rose only slightly to 21.5 million, suggesting that rehiring is offsetting some of the ongoing layoffs.

published on : 4th June 2020

US President Donald Trump calls coronavirus a 'very bad gift' from China

The New York Times said that the death toll exceeds the number of US military combat fatalities in every conflict since the Korean War.

published on : 28th May 2020

Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

He's asking voters to look past the pain being felt across the nation and give him another four-year term on the promise of an economic comeback in 2021.

published on : 24th May 2020
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