A pharmaceutical company in Pennsylvania is launching a clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19. Inovio announced the FDA’s’ approval of the test Monday and began administering the vaccine to volunteers by shot quickly thereafter.
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the U.S., new data shows promise that some states may be approaching the pandemic’s peak. During a televised address on Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) reviewed the progress of the virus through his state, which showed a possible flattening of the pandemic’s curve.
With rallies and in-person campaigning on hold due to the coronavirus, candidates seeking public office are still making their voices heard by highlighting stances on important issues. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with Navy veteran and small business owner Ben Loyola who discusses his congressional campaign for Virginia’s Second district.
Republican’s on Capitol Hill are calling for the leader of the World Health Organization (WHO) to step down amid misinformation surrounding China’s coronavirus outbreak.
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.
2020 Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden suggested travel restrictions are not helpful in combating the spread of the coronavirus.
U.S. Navy officials confirmed a crew member aboard the USNS Comfort has tested positive for the coronavirus. This came after the Comfort and Mercy began treating COVID-19 patients in New York and Los Angeles respectively. Officials have said the case will not impact medical operations.
A Democrat lawmaker has credited President Trump’s coronavirus briefings with saving her life.
During a press briefing Monday, President Trump announced 3M will produce more than 55 million masks monthly under the Defense Production Act. He said the company will make more than 166 million masks in total. This came a week after the president expressed his disappointment with the company for “not doing enough.”