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

Former CDC Director Predicts 100,000 U.S. Virus Deaths By End of May

As President Donald Trump presses the United States to reopen, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the world is still in the beginning stages of the coronavirus pandemic, which he said could go on for “many months and possibly many years.” Tom Frieden, who headed the CDC during Barack … Read more Former CDC Director Predicts 100,000 U.S. Virus Deaths By End of May

Donald Trump to wind down coronavirus task force, but it’s not ‘mission accomplished’ | ABC News

The US President has confirmed plans to wind down the White House coronavirus task force saying it’s time to focus on the aftermath of the outbreak. That’s despite mounting evidence the crisis in America is far from over. Critics have accused Donald Trump of sacrificing public health in his eagerness to reopen the economy. North … Read more Donald Trump to wind down coronavirus task force, but it’s not ‘mission accomplished’ | ABC News

Trump tours battleground state Arizona while flagging wind down of coronavirus task force

US president Donald Trump said the White House coronavirus task force would wind down as the country moves into a second phase of dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. ‘Mike Pence and the task force have done a great job,’ Trump said during a visit to a mask factory in Arizona, a key state in the … Read more Trump tours battleground state Arizona while flagging wind down of coronavirus task force

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

White House coronavirus task forces to be ‘phased down’ around Memorial Day

The White House coronavirus task force will start to wind down later this month, a senior White House official told CNN. The official said the task force “will be phased down around Memorial Day. We will continue to have key medical experts advising (President Donald Trump) daily and accessible to press throughout the coming months … Read more White House coronavirus task forces to be ‘phased down’ around Memorial Day

Donald Trump abruptly ends Covid-19 task force briefing

President Donald Trump unexpectedly ended the White House coronavirus task force briefing without answering questions, a day after he asked medical experts to look into the possibility of injecting disinfectant as a treatment for the coronavirus. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer speaks with Gloria Borger, Jim Acosta and Dr. Sanjay Gupta for their reactions. #CNN #News

COVID-19 conspiracy | The blame game goes too far?

Donald Trump and his administration fuel the speculation around #COVID19 #conspiracy theories which flooded the internet. A member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Anthony Fauci who is a leading expert on infectious diseases, debunks the theory of the virus being created in a lab, stating that the pattern of mutations shows the virus … Read more COVID-19 conspiracy | The blame game goes too far?

Birx Discusses Three-Phase Process to Return to Normal Life, Work

Apr.16 — Deborah Birx, one of the top public-health experts on the White House coronavirus task force, discusses the three-phase process to return to near normal work and social life. The Trump administration unveiled guidelines on reopening the economy that could allow states and employers to abandon within four weeks most social distancing practices to curb the outbreak. The … Read more Birx Discusses Three-Phase Process to Return to Normal Life, Work

Phase One Guidelines to Reopen Still Recommend Social Distancing, Birx Says

“Our experts say the curve has flattened and the peak in new cases is behind us,” President Trump said Thursday at the White House coronavirus task force briefing. At the press conference, he unveiled new guidelines to allow the U.S. economy to reopen, adding “a national shutdown is not a sustainable long-term solution.” #Coronavirus #Covid19 … Read more Phase One Guidelines to Reopen Still Recommend Social Distancing, Birx Says

Trump Says Healthy Americans Can Return to Work as ‘Conditions on the Ground Allow’

“Our experts say the curve has flattened and the peak in new cases is behind us,” President Trump said Thursday at the White House coronavirus task force briefing. At the press conference, he unveiled new guidelines to allow the U.S. economy to reopen, adding “a national shutdown is not a sustainable long-term solution.” #Coronavirus #Covid19 … Read more Trump Says Healthy Americans Can Return to Work as ‘Conditions on the Ground Allow’

Trump Expects Fewer Virus Deaths Than Even Optimistic Projections

“Our experts say the curve has flattened and the peak in new cases is behind us,” President Trump said Thursday at the White House coronavirus task force briefing. At the press conference, he unveiled new guidelines to allow the U.S. economy to reopen, adding “a national shutdown is not a sustainable long-term solution.” #Coronavirus #Covid19 … Read more Trump Expects Fewer Virus Deaths Than Even Optimistic Projections

Trump and coronavirus task force speak to reporters at the White House

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