Category: 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic

Trump claims coronavirus is “receding,” despite surge in cases

Trump claims coronavirus is “receding,” despite surge in cases

A day after Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said the coronavirus is now “extraordinarily widespread,” President Trump contradicted her, claiming “evidence of progress.” “Very encouraging,” he said at a news conference Monday. “I have to add that the virus is receding.” However, while some states are seeing a decrease in daily cases, in […]

Negotiations stalled on next coronavirus relief package as unemployment benefits expire Friday

Negotiations stalled on next coronavirus relief package as unemployment benefits expire Friday

President Trump and his top health officials on Thursday spoke about the importance of plasma donation from people who have antibodies, as the number of coronavirus deaths tops 150,000 in the U.S. Meantime, negotiations are stalled over the next relief package, with unemployment benefits set to expire Friday. CBS News’ Skyler Henry joins CBSN’s Elaine […]

Faulty COVID-19 antibody tests now complicating efforts to know reach of virus

Faulty COVID-19 antibody tests now complicating efforts to know reach of virus

A 60 Minutes investigation has found that federal officials knew many COVID-19 antibody testing kits had flaws, but allowed them to enter the U.S. market. Sharyn Alfonsi reports. Subscribe to the 60 Minutes Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1S7CLRu Watch Full Episodes of 60 Minutes HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Qkjo1F Get more 60 Minutes from 60 Minutes: Overtime HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1KG3sdr Relive […]

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds daily coronavirus briefing

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds daily coronavirus briefing

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily coronavirus briefing Wednesday, a day after reporting the state’s lowest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations since March 20. He also reported a new low in the three-day rolling average for daily coronavirus fatalities. — Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7c […]

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