Top Stories for Week of August 24, 2020

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Top FDA official in charge of overseeing new COVID-19 vaccines says he’ll resign if agency is pressured into a premature approval. A top US health regulator who will help decide… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of August 17, 2020

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Trump says US has deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine. The Trump administration last week announced that it has reached a deal with the biotechnology company… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of August 10, 2020

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Pfizer to help manufacture Gilead’s remdesivir for COVID-19. Pfizer Inc. (NYC) on Friday said it inked a multiyear agreement to make COVID-19 treatment remdesivir for developer Gilead Sciences Inc. (Foster… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of August 3, 2020

SARS CoV-2 showing no signs of backing off in US, while Fauci, GOP lawmakers quarrel at hearing. Florida, one of the US coronavirus hotspots, reported another record increase in COVID-19… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of July 27, 2020

California, Florida report record numbers of daily COVID-19 deaths; CDC says rates likely 10 times higher than reported. The US came just shy of breaking its single-day record for new… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of July 20, 2020

COVID-19 cases surge in US, elsewhere, with no end in sight; mask wearing, school openings still contentious. Divided Americans clashed anew over mask mandates and the reopening of schools on… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of July 13, 2020

Fierce US surge adds over one million new coronavirus cases the past four weeks, ending months of declining national death totals. Since the first US case of the new coronavirus… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of June 29, 2020

US sees huge coronavirus resurgence; Fauci says approach to controlling pandemic “not working.” As coronavirus cases swell across much of the US, leaders are urgently rethinking their tactics to rein… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of June 22, 2020

WHO warns coronavirus pandemic accelerating in 81 countries, especially the Americas; California orders residents to wear masks outside. The world has entered a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of June 15, 2020

Fears of second surge of SARS-CoV-2 follow big spike in hospitalizations. States are rolling back lockdowns, but the coronavirus isn’t done with the US. Not by a long shot, says… Read more »