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Beyond politics, gold-standard COVID-19 trials test malaria drug taken by Trump

(Reuters) – In the fight against COVID-19, the decades-old anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine has become a political football, with U.S. President Donald Trump personally taking it and hailing it as a “game changer,” to the derision of critics. FILE PHOTO: Researcher Cody Hoffmann checks the results of an automated liquid handler as researchers begin a trial… Read More »

Trump instructs agencies to redirect WHO funds to other groups

The White House Office of Management and Budget has told federal agencies to reroute money for the World Health Organization to other humanitarian aid and health groups. President Trump announced last week he will halt funding to the organization, which constitutes roughly 10% of their overall budget, over the group’s response to the coronavirus. The… Read More »

Trump says coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. response

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained “very low,” and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis. At a White House briefing, Trump defended his administration’s handling of the crisis and said health experts were… Read More »

Trump administration asks Supreme Court not to rule on Obamacare ahead of election

The Department of Justice doesn’t want the Supreme Court to fast-track a case that could result in Obamacare being thrown out ahead of the presidential election, despite its position that the healthcare law should be abolished. If the court agrees with the Trump administration, then President Trump and Republicans will be spared the possibility of… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 Democrats ready to go further than Trump on vaping

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! 2020 DEMOCRATS POISED FOR TOUGH ACTIONS ON VAPING: Democrats vying to defeat President Trump in November say they’re prepared to… Read More »