The world’s premier health agency pushed a flawed coronavirus containment strategy — until it disappeared from public view one day before the outbreak was declared a pandemic.
“Healthcare providers and hospitals in Arizona are issuing dire warnings,” one state representative said. “I sure hope Governor Ducey is listening.”
“Data is our eyes and ears in this pandemic. Without having it, we are operating blindly,” one public health expert said.
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A May whistleblower complaint alleged that the FDA’s emergency authorization of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine came about as a result of political pressure from the White House.
“Nobody saw this coming,” said one health expert.
Choosing whether to embrace green policies to lead the economic recovery will be a make-or-break moment for the climate crisis, experts say.
“I happen to be taking it," said the president to a stunned audience on Monday.
Recent research suggests that summer conditions can help kill the coronavirus more quickly. But “don’t expect miracles,” one scientist said.
The CDC had previously only listed fever, coughing, and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing as the main symptoms of COVID-19.
"FDA is concerned that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are being used inappropriately to treat non-hospitalized patients for coronavirus," the agency wrote in a health warning.
Thousands Of US Health Care Workers Have Been Infected By The Coronavirus. This Is How Each State Stacks Up.
Due to limited data, the true scale of health care worker infections is still unknown.
“This pandemic isn’t an excuse for polluters to ignore the law and for EPA to let them get away with it,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said.
Whether more people should wear masks has become one of the fiercest debates of the coronavirus pandemic. New data about how the virus spreads may be tipping the scales.
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“We are starting to see our health care providers die very quickly from this virus,” one nurse practitioner said.
“We’re just praying every day we don’t end up in a state of anarchy,” one mayor said.
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“We want to protect public health and if we are sick there isn’t going to be anyone to treat these patients. America has no idea what it’s in for,” said one nurse practitioner.
Some of President Donald Trump’s closest aides and family members have interacted with people who have confirmed COVID-19 cases.
“It is a failing. Let’s admit it," said Anthony Fauci, who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984.
As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the US, we want to hear about your experiences with the testing shortage.
We contacted health officials in all 50 states and Washington, DC, to find out how many Americans have actually been tested for the coronavirus.