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Trump administration announces deal with CVS and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccine to seniors in long-term care

The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and staff in long-term care facilities. The vaccine will be free of charge and available for residents in all long-term care settings, including skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential care homes and… Read More »

‘Fundamental disconnect’: Trump treated for severe COVID-19 but doctors say case is mild: Canadian expert

Article content continued Conley was more transparent Sunday, indicating that the president had twice had episodes of falling blood-oxygen levels. Those levels are important because they indicate how much oxygen the lungs are transferring into the blood supply, crucial for keeping the body’s various systems functioning. The first time oxygenation dropped, late Friday morning at… Read More »

Trump isn’t the first sitting U.S. president to contract a potentially deadly virus in middle of a pandemic, so did Woodrow Wilson in 1918

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has tested positive for Covid-19, and he isn’t the first sitting president to contract a highly contagious and potentially deadly virus in the middle of a pandemic. Former President Woodrow Wilson became ill with the 1918 flu when he was in Paris in April of 1919 organizing a peace… Read More »

‘The goal posts keep moving’: Trump administration reportedly plans crackdown on hospitals

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services appears to be planning on cracking down on hospitals that do not report COVID-19 data daily into the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ HHS Protect TeleTracking system, reported NPR this week. A draft letter from the agency would require hospitals to report data, including the number… Read More »