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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 »

U.S. coronavirus cases continue record surge as some states consider rolling back re-opening plans

Healthcare workers wait for patients at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Duke Energy for the Arts Mahaffey Theater on July 8, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Octavio Jones The U.S. continues to report record breaking new coronavirus cases as outbreaks surge in states in the South and West. The country reported a record 66,627… Read More »

Corning wins U.S. funding to boost vial output for COVID-19 vaccines

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the logo for Corning Inc. at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Glass maker Corning Inc (GLW.N) said on Tuesday it would receive $ 204 million from the U.S. government to boost the manufacturing capacity of its vials that… Read More »

U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients – NPR

Enlarge this image Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates lower prices with drug manufacturers, sent recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to drugs heavily used with ventilator patients. jamesbenet/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption jamesbenet/Getty Images As hospitals across the country fill with COVID-19 patients, medical personnel are sounding the alarm… Read More »