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Pelosi slams Trump’s executive actions on coronavirus relief: ‘Absurdly unconstitutional’

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, speaks to reporters in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 29, 2020. Erin Scott | Reuters Top Democrats on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump’s executive actions on coronavirus relief as “absurdly unconstitutional” and “way off base.” The measures, which Trump signed on Saturday… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: 871 more cases and 98 deaths

Are coronavirus cases now levelling off? Daily cases average drops for first time in a fortnight and 98 deaths are recorded after ONS estimated number of infections in England has fallen 12% in a week to 3,700 Statistics reveal 834 cases are being registered each day — down slightly from yesterday’s average of 835  The… Read More »

Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns

Up to 750,000 unused coronavirus testing kits are being recalled due to safety concerns. The UK’s medicines and healthcare products regulator (MHRA) asked Randox to recall the kits sent out to care homes and individuals. The government said it was a “precautionary measure” and the risk to safety was low. It comes weeks after the… Read More »

Coronavirus Crisis Disrupts Treatment for Another Epidemic: Addiction

Shawn Hayes was thankful to be holed up at a city-run hotel for people with COVID-19. The 20-year-old wasn’t in jail. He wasn’t on the streets chasing drugs. Methadone to treat his opioid addiction was delivered to his door. Hayes was staying at the hotel because of a coronavirus outbreak at the 270-bed Kirkbride Center… Read More »

Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the… Read More »