The chief adviser for President Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” has said he would resign if pressured politically on vaccine production. During a recent interview with the American Enterprise Institute, Dr. Moncef Slaoui stated he will not rush the process and would leave his position if ever told to do so.
North Carolina’s governor has confirmed most schools in the state will opt for remote learning this fall. He has left the decision in the hands of each school district.
Schools in New York City have been given the green light to resume in-person learning this fall. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Friday following multiple weeks of a 1% coronavirus infection rate.
The governor of Ohio tested positive for coronavirus on the same day President Trump visited the Buckeye State. According to a statement from his office, Mike DeWine was tested on the tarmac in Cleveland on Thursday as a standard protocol ahead of his visit with the president.
According to the president, a vaccine for COVID-19 could be available by Election Day this year. President Trump made those remarks on Geraldo Rivera’s radio show after he was asked about the latest progress on coronavirus vaccines.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has authorized city officials to shut off water and power services to buildings that are hosting large gatherings amid the pandemic.
The Trump administration is giving $35 million in grants to help human trafficking survivors. One America’s Chief White House Correspondent Chanel Rion has more.
New York City has implemented checkpoints to make sure people are following quarantine guidelines amid the pandemic. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, the changes will be coming to bridges and tunnels across all five boroughs.
The president continues to push for the reopening of schools.