The White House coronavirus task force issued extremely dire warnings to states in weekly reports this week, urging public health officials to circumvent state and local policies amid record high cases, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as fears of a surge upon a surge following Thanksgiving.
• CDC will decrease coronavirus quarantine time from 14 to 7-10
• Live updates: US sets record for Covid-19 hospitalizations
• First shipments of Pfizer vaccine to be delivered December 15
The CDC will soon issue new guidelines decreasing coronavirus quarantine time from 14 to 7-10 days, two senior administration officials told CNN. CNN"s Don Lemon discusses with infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm.
Embattled Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn met with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for second day in a row on Wednesday as President Donald Trump remains frustrated no Covid-19 vaccine has been granted US emergency approval yet.
President Donald Trump"s threat Tuesday to veto an annual defense bill unless Congress removes legal protections for social media companies drew swift, sharp bipartisan pushback from lawmakers who charged Trump was using leverage over the troops to settle personal scores.