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Category Archives: coronavirus-headline

How California is Going to Distribute its First COVID-19 Vaccines

How California is Going to Distribute its First COVID-19 Vaccines

Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File “This is not a marathon anymore, this is a sprint” This was California Governor Gavin Newsom’s message Thursday as promising developments in COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to reveal an end to this global pandemic. Last month, in anticipation of several breakthroughs, the state announced a board of…MORE

Biden Includes UCSF Doctors in the COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

Biden Includes UCSF Doctors in the COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

AP Photo / Andrew Harnik President-elect Joe Biden named 13 health experts to his Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board on Monday. Biden is advancing his plans for presidency despite Trump’s refusal to accept the election results.The coronavirus has spread at alarming rates in the U.S. in recent weeks. Biden’s statement reports new cases are rising in…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 19, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after meeting with Senate Republicans at their weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Standing behind Trump are Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). COVID-19 data sharing with law enforcement…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 18, 2020

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday. Study volunteers given either a low or medium dose of the vaccine by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc. had antibodies similar to those…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 15, 2020

© Michael Chow/The Republic via Imagn Content Services, LLC.  Trump hopeful to have virus vaccine on market by end of year or shortly after President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s hopeful to have a coronavirus vaccine on the market by the end of the year or shortly thereafter. Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 14, 2020

© Jack Gruber-USA TODAY via Imagn Content Services, LLC. McConnell hits Democrats’ ‘totally unserious’ relief bill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that House Democrats’ $3 trillion economic relief bill is a “totally unserious effort.” The criticism by the Kentucky Republican underscores Washington’s deep election-year gulch over what Congress’ next response to the crisis should…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 13, 2020

© TIM SHORTT/FLORIDA TODAY via Imagn Content Services, LLC. AP Interview: Pelosi: Americans ‘worth it’ on $3T virus aid House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended the stunning $3 trillion price of tag of Democrats’ pandemic relief package Wednesday as what’s needed to confront the “villainous virus” and economic collapse. “The American people are worth it,” Pelosi…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 12, 2020

© Jack Gruber-USA TODAY via Imagn Content Services, LLC. Pelosi unveils $3T coronavirus aid package for Friday vote House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, encouraging Congress to “go big” with aid to cash-strapped states and struggling Americans. The Heroes Act provides nearly $1 trillion for states, cities…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 11, 2020

© David Kadlubowski/The Republic via Imagn Content Services, LLC. Trump faces virus risk at home amid push to ‘reopen’ nation Two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America have sent three of the nation’s top medical experts into quarantine and Vice President Mike Pence into “self-isolation.” The scare…MORE