7:42 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020
- By Andrew Tangel
U.S. coronavirus testing plan aims to open New York-London travel by year end holidays Airlines, governments hope testing will spur more travel for business and pleasureU.S. officials are aiming to open travel between New York City and London with shortened traveler quarantine periods as soon as the holidays.
2:40 a.m. July 23, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally climbs above 3.9 million and Trump’s late move on face masks criticized by health experts The pandemic ‘will probably, unfortunately, get worse before it gets better.’ Trump reverses course on pandemic he called a hoaxThe number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 3.9 million on Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump finally encouraged Americans to wear face masks in public, marking a break with his approach to the pandemic thus far.
11:18 a.m. June 15, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 115,000 amid growing worry about uptick in cases in Florida, Texas among others United Airlines expects liquidity of about $17 billion by September, and iRobot reports steep climb in sales of its Roomba vacuumThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 115,000 on Monday, and the stock market tanked amid growing concerns about the uptick in cases in several states after their first efforts to reopen after lockdowns.
7:58 a.m. May 19, 2020
- By Jaimy Lee
Can hydroxychloroquine prevent a COVID-19 infection? That’s Trump’s hope, it appears — and it is being looked into by researchers A series of medical studies, many of which haven't been peer reviewed, have concluded that hydroxychloroquine isn’t efficacious against COVID-19 infectionsPresident Donald Trump’s unprompted admission that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent a COVID-19 infection fits into a broader trend of medical research that aims to understand if the controversial drug can prevent infections with the coronavirus in high-risk frontline workers.