Members of Congress are discussing a possible fourth coronavirus relief bill. Talks about the potential legislation have been circulating over the course of the past week.
President Trump recently spoke to reporters to discuss the White House’s latest efforts in combating the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During a White House briefing Thursday, the president announced the approval for New York City’s temporary hospital at the Javits Convention Center to treat coronavirus patients. This came after cases in the city continued to rise this week.
A number of health officials nationwide are speaking out in protest and calling out the lack of protective gear available as they remain on the frontlines of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh said they have developed a possible coronavirus vaccine. On Thursday, the medical center announced they have successfully tested the anti-bodies on mice and are now looking to conduct human trials over the next few months after getting approval from the FDA.
Records show American companies sold millions of dollars worth of essential medical supplies to China in January and February. The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed U.S. companies sold more then $17 million worth of face masks, about $13 million worth of surgical garments and $27 million worth of ventilators to China to help it tackle the spread of the coronavirus.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined the nationwide campaign to praise U.K. health care workers amid the COVID-19 crisis. On Thursday, the prime minister briefly stepped out of his self-isolation at 10 Downing Street to give a round of applause to the National Health Service, or the NHS.
During a recent meeting, NATO foreign ministers unanimously agreed to boost military cooperation to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Doctors and hospitals nationwide are witnessing first hand the effectiveness of the drug hydroxychloroquine in battling the coronavirus. One America’s Pearson Sharp has more.
A record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment last week as the coronavirus shuts down large parts of the economy. Some immigration experts are now floating the idea that the president should close the borders to all illegal immigrants seeking work in the U.S. until the unemployment rate comes down. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.