Many in the industry and in the media jumped to the conclusion after reading the report that the FDA had just closed down any path to successful vaccine development, approval and deployment/distribution in 2020. I can’t analyze whether that is the case or not. But I do know that everything we have heard from the White House coronavirus task force has been about shortening the timeline in vaccine development, changing the way and timing of clinical trials and leaning in on early drug experimentation approvals. And now, the FDA seems to be blowing a whistle and saying the process will slow and move not at warp speed, but much more incrementally and conventionally. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Rep. Rodney Davis says most important thing White House can do on COVID-19 is give consistent messaging; US new cases surpass 50k for first time
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The next day, the governor's statement was brought into question. Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said in a Tuesday press briefing California hasn't received full counts on the number of tests conducted for days, nor the number that came back positive for COVID-19. In other words, the state doesn't have a clear idea of whether cases are going up or down. … [Read more...] about Data glitch: Up to one-third of cases not counted in Sonoma Co.
But Trump and his top negotiators have shown dwindling patience with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerGroup of GOP senators back more money for airlines to pay workers GOP super PAC launching August ad blitz Schiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package MORE (D-N.Y.) and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGOP chairmen hit back at accusation they are spreading disinformation with Biden probe Negotiators remain far apart on coronavirus deal as deadline looms Top federal official says more details coming on foreign election interference MORE (D-Calif.). The president warned Thursday that if there’s no deal on Friday, he would seek to sidestep Congress and provide relief through executive action. … [Read more...] about Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks
In the last 24 hrs, 100 cases were reported out of 1,574 test results. New cases range from 8 mo-101 yrs with 42 being the median age. Positive tests range from July 10-Aug 5. Twelve (12) hospitalizations & 3 deaths were also reported pic.twitter.com/VWIq2suC9a … [Read more...] about Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 100 More Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths, As Countywide Cases Grow To Over 8,600
The number of tests administered within the last seven days, between July 30 and Aug. 5, is 148,132 with 5,496 positive cases. There were 21,590 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m. on Aug. 5. These results represent the total number of tests administered. … [Read more...] about Pa. Health Dept. Announces 807 New Coronavirus Cases As Statewide Total Grows To 116,512