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Trump health official blasts Nevada after state ends use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ADM Brett P. Giroir testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters A top official from the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »

Covid: 16,000 coronavirus cases missed in daily figures after IT error

A technical glitch which meant nearly 16,000 cases of coronavirus went unreported has delayed efforts to trace contacts of people who tested positive. Public Health England said 15,841 cases between 25 September and 2 October were left out of the daily case figures. They were then added to Saturday’s figure of 12,872 new cases and… Read More »

Ankle bracelet after COVID breach

A West Australian woman will have to wear a home-detention style electronic monitoring device on her ankle after she failed to comply with self-quarantine directions. The 33-year-old is the first person to be fitted with the device under laws introduced by the state government to deal with the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Police said she… Read More »

House panel opens probe of White House trade advisor Navarro after abrupt cancellation of ventilator contract

Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Stefani Reynolds | Sipa | Bloomberg | Getty Images A House oversight subcommittee has opened a probe of all federal contracts negotiated by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro after the… Read More »