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Trump administration vetted political views of 274 celebrities for botched $265 million Covid ad campaign, House lawmakers say

Performer Marc Anthony wanted the Trump administration to agree — in writing — that it wouldn’t use his comments for a public service campaign on the coronavirus to be used for President Donald Trump’s reelection. Actor Dennis Quaid and singers CeCe Winans and Shulem Lemmer taped their PSAs before withdrawing their consent to participate. Rapper… Read More »

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Trump campaign ad took his comments out of context

Dr. Anthony Fauci (R), director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and U.S. President Donald Trump participate in the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci reiterated Thursday that his comments… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

Fauci says comments in Trump ad taken ‘out of context’ and used ‘without my permission’

White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that a new Trump campaign ad takes his comments “out of context” and used his remarks without his approval. “In my nearly five decades of public service, I have never publicly endorsed nor do I now endorse any political candidates,” Fauci, the director of the National… Read More »

Use of Dexamethasone to Treat Trump Suggests Severe Covid-19, Experts Say

President Trump’s doctors offered rosy assessments of his condition on Sunday, but the few medical details they disclosed — including his fluctuating oxygen levels and a decision to begin treatment with a steroid drug — suggested to many infectious disease experts that he is suffering a more severe case of Covid-19 than the physicians acknowledged.… Read More »

Trump virus therapy could pave way: expert

The treatment being provided to United States President Donald Trump could pave the way to fighting COVID-19, says one of Australia’s top scientists. Professor Peter Doherty, who shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1996 for his work on how the immune system recognises virus-infected cells, says a vaccine might not be the only answer.… Read More »