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abbott sept29 The Trump Administration announced a national plan to distribute 150 million Abbott rapid point-of-care coronavirus tests in the coming weeks to assist Governors' efforts to safely reopen their states and schools. Explaining its details at a White House news conference, President Donald Trump said 50 million tests will go to protect the most vulnerable communities, and 100 million tests will be g

covid sept29 The world on Tuesday recorded a terrible milestone of the number of people dying from coronavirus infection reaching 1 million. The United States, Brazil and India make up nearly half of the total death toll globally, with U.S. recording the most deaths and infections. With the addition of 33,735 coronavirus-related cases in the last 24 hours, total number of infections in the U.S. reached 71490

covidcases sept28 Although coronavirus deaths and cases dipped over the weekend nationally, 21 states in the United States are reporting increased numbers of new infections, according to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Most of the states that reported a weekly rise of around 10 percent are in the West. Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, N

uscoronavirus sept25 As the coronavirus cases in the United States move closer to 7 million, the country's top infectious disease expert warned not to downplay the relevance of current public health measures such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands even if an effective Covid-19 vaccine is developed and distributed nationwide. "I think if we can get 75 to 80 percent of the population vaccinated, I t

uscoronavirus sept24 President Donald Trump announced that his administration is awarding $200 million of CARES Act funding to all 50 states to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to high-risk residents. Addressing a news conference at the White House, Trump said four vaccine candidates in the United States have reached the final stage of clinical trials, with Johnson & Johnson being the latest.

uscoronavirus sept23 Tuesday, coronavirus death toll in the United States crossed 200,000. With 994 additional deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the national total reached 200814, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. After a lull in the number of infections, daily number of cases rose back to the levels seen at the beginning of this month. With the addition of 39,465 coronavirus-related cases in the

uscoronavirus sept22 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention abruptly retracted its updated guidance that coronavirus can sthrough air. It comes three days after it published on its website a guidance under the title "How COVID-19 Spreads" that coronavirus "most commonly spreads through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols, produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings

uscoronavirus sept21 In a guidance under the title "How COVID-19 Spreads" published on its website, The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC says coronavirus "most commonly spreads through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols, produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings, talks, or breathes." It also says that "Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among th

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