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U.S. hospitals slash use of drug championed by Trump as coronavirus treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a COVID-19 treatment, after several studies suggested it is not effective and may pose significant risks. FILE PHOTO: The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others… Read More »

Coronavirus death toll in the US passes 2,000 as Trump says New York quarantine ‘will not be necessary’

More than 121,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in the US and more than half are in those states, according to CNN’s tally of cases reported by health officials. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the new travel advisory Saturday night, urging people in those states to “refrain from non-essential domestic travel”… Read More »

President Donald Trump declares the coronavirus a national emergency

Bruce Greenstein of LHC Group gives President Trump an elbow bump during a press conference on Friday. President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus a national emergency, freeing billions in funding for states and relaxing rules for providers and hospitals. In addition, the president announced a public and private partnership with retailers and labs… Read More »