The president has approved major disaster declarations for both Connecticut and Oregon. According to reports out of the White House, the approval for emergency federal assistance was announced on Sunday.
Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences has expanded access to an anti-viral drug to help battle the coronavirus outbreak. The California based drug maker recently announced the drug called remdesivir will be available again outside of the six clinical trials currently underway.
President Trump is considering a short-term quarantine for New York and surrounding areas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ahead of his departure to Virginia, the president said a number of New Yorkers have been fleeing the state, which he added is not good.
Racist attacks against Asian-Americans are on the rise amid the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, there have been more than 650 direct reports of discrimination against Asian-Americans over the past week.
People stuck at home are longing for a little company and have found it at local animal shelters. Shelters across the country have reported massive increases in foster requests from people struggling under ‘shelter in place’ orders.
The few national parks that are still open have seen a surge in visitors recently. Thousands of people flooded parks like Joshua Tree and Zion this week to get out of the house and stay active during ‘stay at home’ orders.
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President Trump has signed an executive order that will allow special reserve troops and National Guard members to be deployed as medical response personnel. During Friday’s press conference, the president noted he’s willing to use the full authority of the federal government to combat the coronavirus crisis.
A World Health Organization (WHO) official appeared to show favoritism towards China when asked about Taiwan’s coronavirus containment efforts. During a recent interview, WHO senior adviser Bruce Aylward sidestepped a question about how Taiwan, which has less than 300 cases among its 23 million people, has been successfully combating the virus.