President Trump unveils 15-minute coronavirus test
Donald Trump has unveiled a new FDA authorised 15-minute coronavirus test.
During the daily Task Force news conference, the President presented the test to journalists.
He spoke alongside Steven Hahn the Comissioner of the FDA Commissioner, a day after Mr Trump made a dramatic course reversal announcing he would not be moving to ease the guidelines and get the economy back up and running by Easter as he said last week he hoped to do.
The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China's Xinjiang province on Wednesday, banning cotton imports from a powerful Chinese quasi-military organization that it says uses forced labor from detained Uighur Muslims. Libby Hogan reports.
The public should expect a "flurry" of pardons before President Donald Trump leaves office. A source close to the White House suggested this, according to reports at CNN. The reality is that pardons happen at the end of almost all previous administrations. This source said Trump's advisers say it would perfectly fine for Trump to pardon his family members. He may also pardon other associates preemptively, even if they haven't been charged with any crimes.
Americans need to be prepared for the possibility that they may feel a little unwell. After you get a coronavirus vaccine, if one is authorized, you may experience some negative side effects. The CDC met to discuss whether to recommend the use of any Covid-19 vaccines. The US Food and Drug Administration or FDA is the agency that might authorize one. Volunteers in vaccine trials have reported they frequently feel flu-like effects after getting vaccinated.
On Monday, US stocks rose. AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrated an average efficacy rate of 70%. This is the third COVID-19 vaccine said to have surpassed the Food and Drug Administration's requirement of 50% effectiveness. S&P 500: 3,580.82, up 0.7% Dow Jones industrial average: 29,473.41, up 0.7% (210 points) Nasdaq composite: 11,929.04, up 0.6%
There are currently two COVID-19 vaccines promising results from their Phase 3 trials. Moderna announced that its vaccine was 94.5% effective. Pfizer/BioNTech announced that their vaccine was 95% effective. How long will it take for all Americans to be vaccinated? If the FDA approves the vaccine, Business Insider says first responders and vulnerable populations will receive vaccines through March.
The FDA approved remdesivir as a treatment for severe COVID-19 cases last month. This is after granting emergency authorization in May, reports Business Insider. But on Thursday, the WHO announced it will not recommend the drug's use for COVID-19 patients. "There is currently no evidence that it improves survival or the need for ventilation," the organization said. Remdesivir was the first coronavirus treatment to receive emergency authorization from the FDA.
The Hyderabad Police seized banned gutka, chewing tobacco products and foreign cigarettes worth Rs 10 lakh from the possession of two persons from two different areas of the city on October 04. The Commissioner's Task Force (CTF), South Zone Team of Hyderabad, raided two houses at Naseeb Nagar, Phoolbagh under Chandrayanagutta Police Station limits and Fatheshanagar under Bhavani Nagar police station limits, apprehended two persons, who were selling and supplying banned gutka, different types of chewing tobacco products and foreign cigarettes to the known persons and earning illegally. The team seized different types of banned items from the possession of apprehended persons, police said in a statement. Apprehended persons along with seized material were handed over to Chandrayanagutta Police Station and Bhavani Nagar Police Station for further action.
Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference that “things will lookand feel very different” after Easter, with a vaccine and mass testing. But hewarned the months ahead “will be hard, they will be cold, they include Januaryand February when the NHS is under its greatest pressure”. That meant the needfor new tiers from Wednesday December 2, replacing England’s lockdown, withmore areas facing tougher restrictions than the previous regional regime.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will make sure that ''nopupil in the UK will go hungry'', after MPs last week rejected legislationthat would have provided free meals during all school holidays from Octoberthrough to the Easter break. Mr Johnson said the Government has given''specific sums'' to local councils to help support families in need.
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The coronavirus pandemic has caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs.
And according to Business Insider, that means those same Americans are likely to lose their health insurance, too.