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CDC sees ‘distressing trend’ in latest coronavirus surge

Jay Butler, deputy director for infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, raised the alarm about rising cases of COVID-19. “Unfortunately, we are seeing a distressing trend here in the United States,” Butler told reporters Wednesday, adding that cases are now growing “really in all parts of the country,” with especially high… Read More »

Fauci says White House held ‘superspreader’ event before coronavirus outbreak

The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, called a recent White House event a “superspreader.” Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the event, a Rose Garden announcement from President Trump about his decision to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, was punctuated by… Read More »

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 »