According to the response coordinator for the White House coronavirus task force, the government is classifying all deaths of patients with coronavirus as COVID-19 deaths.
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The White House Correspondents Association is allowing media with ties to China’s communist government into coronavirus task force briefings after moving to exclude One America News from them.
Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a statement Monday, which rejected an investigation into television networks that have broadcasted the administration’s coronavirus task force briefings from the White House.
President Trump has reaffirmed his administration will move “heaven and earth” to protect U.S. citizens from the coronavirus pandemic. During Saturday’s press briefing, the president said the government’s goal is to stay several days ahead of needs in each state, but noted it will only be possible if states and hospitals provide data about usage.
The Department of Justice has approved a security detail for top White House coronavirus task force official Dr. Anthony Fauci.
President Trump recently assured that there’s light at the end of the tunnel in America’s ongoing fight with the coronavirus. During a White House press briefing Tuesday, he said the outbreak is expected to peak in two-weeks. During that time, the number of virus victims may increase.
President Trump has extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month. The president made the announcement at Sunday’s task force briefing.
Task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the nation will experience “millions of cases” of coronavirus and between 100,000 to 200,000 deaths from the illness. He announced these estimates during a recent interview.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the health specialist on the coronavirus task force, has said the virus’s mortality rate is closer to that of a bad case of the flu. In a Thursday report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, Fauci conceded COVID-19’s death rate was twice that of the common flu, making it roughly 0.28 percent.