Spreading coronavirus amid George Floyd protests | WNT

An Oklahoma State football player tested positive for COVID-19 after being at a protest in Tulsa, and Dr. Deborah Birx continues to work with mayors to expand coronavirus testing. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2AwL4Fz WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/33iKepm #WorldNewsTonight … Read more Spreading coronavirus amid George Floyd protests | WNT

Birx Says She Worries That Protests Will Help Spread Coronavirus Outbreak

The head of the White House coronavirus task force on Tuesday expressed concern that the protests currently engulfing the United States might help spread the outbreak. The death of George Floyd last week after he was pinned down by a police officer in Minneapolis has ignited days of protests, some turning violent. Dr Deborah Birx … Read more Birx Says She Worries That Protests Will Help Spread Coronavirus Outbreak

McEnany Declines to Say What Law Gives Trump the Power to Override States on Churches

President Donald Trump said he would order states to allow places of worship to reopen from stay-at-home restrictions imposed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, promising to override any governor who refuses without explaining what authority he had to do so. “The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important essential places … Read more McEnany Declines to Say What Law Gives Trump the Power to Override States on Churches

Dr. Deborah Birx appears to ignore question about Pres. Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine | ABC News

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx appears to ignore question about Pres. Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine, an unproven drug he’s touted for COVID-19, instead commenting on the weather. https://abcn.ws/3bLRMEC SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S … Read more Dr. Deborah Birx appears to ignore question about Pres. Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine | ABC News

Trump pushes CDC to lower coronavirus death counts

President Donald Trump and his aides are pushing the CDC to change its coronavirus death-toll methodology, according to The Daily Beast, which cited five unnamed sources saying that the White House had pushed for a different system that could produce a lower U.S. death figure. The sources said that Dr. Deborah Birx, the task force’s … Read more Trump pushes CDC to lower coronavirus death counts

How Fauci and Birx became coronavirus rock stars

A fun report from CNN’s Chris Cillizza on how Dr Fauci and Dr Birx became the “rock stars” of coronavirus during the 2020 pandemic. President Trump seemed surprised by the backlash he received when he mentioned rolling back the coronavirus task force, which includes Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, both pillars of solace … Read more How Fauci and Birx became coronavirus rock stars

Trump Reverses Course on Virus Task Force, Says It Will Continue For Now

President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed course on plans to wind down his COVID-19 task force, attempting to balance his enthusiasm for “reopening” the country with rising infection rates in parts of the nation. Just one day after the administration suggested the group’s work would be done around Memorial Day, Trump said the White House … Read more Trump Reverses Course on Virus Task Force, Says It Will Continue For Now

Trump Praises ‘Phenomenal’ Coronavirus Task Force as White House Weighs Disbanding It

The White House is discussing disbanding the president’s coronavirus task force, possibly as soon as Memorial Day, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters. “We’re having conversations about that,” Pence said in a briefing the task force held for reporters on Tuesday, confirming an earlier report by the New York Times. The White House has begun … Read more Trump Praises ‘Phenomenal’ Coronavirus Task Force as White House Weighs Disbanding It

Nearly a Dozen Coronavirus Vaccines Are Being Tested in People

Hundreds of people are rolling up their sleeves in countries across the world to be injected with experimental vaccines that might stop COVID-19, spurring hope — maybe unrealistic — that an end to the pandemic may arrive sooner than anticipated. About 100 research groups are pursuing vaccines with nearly a dozen in early stages of … Read more Nearly a Dozen Coronavirus Vaccines Are Being Tested in People

Birx warns against gatherings as US reopens from lockdowns

Top public health official Dr Deborah Birx has warned the public not to congregate in large numbers, as more than 67,000 people die from the coronavirus in the United States. But about half the states are now loosening restrictions, bowing to pressure from protesters. On the political front the White House has again blamed China … Read more Birx warns against gatherings as US reopens from lockdowns

Wrap star: Dr Deborah Birx’s ever-changing scarves during coronavirus briefings capture internet

Dr Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus taskforce coordinator, has become an internet star thanks to her selection of scarves for Covid-19 press briefings. Birx, whose reaction to Donald Trump’s suggestion of injecting disinfectant to treat the disease went viral, has attracted an online following thanks to her sartorial choices Wrap star: Dr Deborah Birx’s … Read more Wrap star: Dr Deborah Birx’s ever-changing scarves during coronavirus briefings capture internet

Coronavirus: Doctors dismantle Trump’s treatment comments – BBC News

On Thursday, during the White House coronavirus taskforce briefing, President Donald Trump attracted widespread criticism after he suggested research into whether Covid-19 might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body. He also appeared to propose irradiating patients’ bodies with UV light, an idea dismissed by Dr Deborah Birx at the briefing. On Friday, President … Read more Coronavirus: Doctors dismantle Trump’s treatment comments – BBC News