Monday, October 12, 2020
HHS Reserves and Rapidly Expands Manufacturing Capacity for COVID-19 Vaccines at Texas Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today reserved the available advanced manufacturing capability and capacities of the Center...
President Donald Trump signed four separate executive orders aimed at cutting the cost of prescription drugs in the U.S. on Friday, saying Americans aren’t getting a fair deal. The first order requires that community health centers pass on the “massive” discounts they have traditionally received on purchases of insulin and epipens to their customers. The…
The House of Representatives passed a massive $259.5 billion spending package Friday as Democrats say they are trying to avoid a possible government shutdown before the November elections. The package passed in a 224-189 vote. The package included four bills, which would help budgets at the departments of State, Interior, Agriculture, Veterans Affairs among other…
An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) document making several claims about face masks. Verdict: False There is no record of the CDC putting out the document. A spokesperson for the CDC has confirmed it is fabricated. Fact Check: Social media platforms have become replete with misinformation…
Americans are becoming increasingly more skeptical about the reported coronavirus death count, a Tuesday poll suggests. Over 140,000 people have died from coronavirus in the United States as of July 20, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Axios-Ipsos poll released Tuesday shows 31% of Americans believe that the number of…
The city of Baltimore announced Tuesday that everyone ages two and older will soon have to wear masks in indoor spaces. Democratic Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski said the order will go into place at 9 a.m. Thursday, saying he believes it will help slow the spread of the coronavirus. The county executive also called…
Treasury spokeswoman Monica Crowley joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight, where she discussed the Congressional negotiations taking place regarding a next phase coronavirus relief package. “The administration’s priorities are restoring jobs back to the economy and back to the American people and getting...
Six months after the first "novel coronavirus" infection (not yet named COVID-19) was diagnosed in the U.S., the unofficial U.S. COVID-19 toll reached 4,294,770 cases and 148,056 deaths as of 8:00 a.m. ET Tuesday. That's up 60,630 cases and...
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) debuted its new COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, and the department's data chief said it will provide even more data than the CDC's old one did. Called the Coronavirus Data Hub, the HHS...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue lauded the achievement of its Meals to You partnership, which has now delivered more than 28.5 million meals to the doorsteps of low-income kids in rural communities across America during the...