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US health chief to make most senior visit to Taiwan in decades

The trip, scheduled 'in the coming days,' will be the highest level visit by any US Cabinet official to the island since 1979, when Washington broke official ties with Taiwan to establish diplomatic r

Chris Hayes Explains Why Donald Trump’s America Is ‘Laughingstock’ Around The World

“Our cases are skyrocketing.Hayes explained how some of the nations that had been hardest hit by the global health crisis in March and April were now transitioning to some sort of normality after su

Trump wants to withdraw US from the WHO. It’s unclear if he can.

President Donald Trump just announced that the United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization, a decision that will likely harm the top international health body in the middle of the c

How close is a coronavirus vaccine?

The oft-cited 12-to-18 month timeline to an effective vaccine is probably still on track, though it will require everything going right.PolitiFact and MediaWise are teaming up to debunk misinformat

How Would It Affect Efforts To Fight The Coronavirus? : Goats and Soda : NPR

S.funding for the World Health Organization for 60 to 90 days as his administration reviews WHO's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.contributions 'while a review is conducted to assess the World He

Trump Attacks Fox News’ John Roberts For Asking A Normal Question

President Donald Trump attacked Fox News journalist John Roberts during a coronavirus task force briefing on Wednesday for bringing up the disbanded pandemic response team.Roberts, who was setting up

TripActions reportedly lays off hundreds amid COVID-19 travel freeze – TechCrunch

The coronavirus demand crunch has taken another bite: Palo Alto-based corporate travel-focused unicorn, TripActions, reportedly laid off hundreds of staff yesterday.Per this post on Blind — written

Before Trump’s inauguration, a warning: ‘The worst influenza pandemic since 1918′

“Rather than heed the warnings, embrace the planning and preserve the structures and budgets that had been bequeathed to him, the president ignored the risk of a pandemic,” Rice wrote.” Trump, w

Zuckerberg details the ways Facebook and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are responding to COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Mark Zuckerberg has outlined some of the steps that Facebook and his family’s non-profit, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, are taking to respond to the spread of both the novel coronavirus known as C

Sunday Reading: The Coronavirus and Combatting Global Pandemics

Two years ago, under a directive from the Trump Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled back from thirty-nine of the forty-nine countries where it had been working to pre