Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that the state needed an additional 500 health care workers as the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to set records there.
California locked down aggressively and never dismissed the threat. Yet now it’s being mentioned in the same breath as Florida, Arizona and Texas, states suffering new outbreaks. What went wrong?
An initiative to provide Americans with free face coverings has run out of supplies, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage large swaths of the U.S., leading Republicans and even some right-wing TV personalities have come out in favor of wearing masks to prevent the spread of the virus.
For the first few months of the pandemic, the worst impacts were concentrated in rich countries. Recently, the number of cases in developing countries that may be vulnerable to severe outbreaks has increased.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday that President Trump has “surrendered” in the fight against the coronavirus as new cases skyrocket in the U.S.
An internal map from the CDC shows that as many as 32 states are not seeing any decreases in coronavirus cases, and positive lab test results have jumped to nearly 8 percent nationwide.
Using their expertise in military or intelligence services to compensate for what they see as President Trump’s deficient handling of the crisis, national security Democrats have enjoined their Republican counterparts to refocus on the pandemic.
Local leaders are rolling back reopenings, issuing mandates for wearing masks and closing down some beaches in advance of the Fourth of July holiday.
Once assumed to be safe from the dangers of COVID-19, younger adults share their prolonged struggles with the disease.
Vice President Mike Pence peeled off his White House-branded mask and smiled at a crowd of thousands Sunday morning. Yet he wasn’t technically headlining a political rally — he was at church in a state that has seen a dramatic spike in coronavirus cases.
Calling the recent surge in coronavirus cases in states like Florida, Texas and Arizona “very scary,” Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel said she fears the virus will continue to flare up in communities around the country throughout the summer.
The face mask culture war arrived in full force on Capitol Hill on Friday when a bitter dispute erupted in a congressional hearing room, with Republicans refusing to wear face coverings and Democrats insisting that they do so.
Vice President Mike Pence hailed “remarkable progress” toward returning the nation to normalcy at the first public briefing of the coronavirus task force in nearly two months on Friday, a day the U.S. saw a new high for coronavirus cases recorded.
As coronavirus case counts soar, a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that two-thirds of Americans now share Joe Biden’s position on masks — even as Republicans, and President Trump, continue to oppose it.