NEW: The CDC is indefinitely extending the government's no-sail order for cruise ships.
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The FDA has not yet approved any vaccines or treatments for COVID-19, the disease associated with coronavirus.Share this -Dartunorro Clark, Geoff Bennett and Peter Alexander2h ago / 12:12 AM UTCFederal funding for local coronavirus testing to end on Friday
Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that federal support for community-based coronavirus testing sites across the U.S. will end on Friday.Pence said that many of the sites will not close, but will instead be managed by local officials."In this instance, we wanted to at least give them the option to take control of that. But, we will continue to resource them with personnel, supplies, and any other support they need going forward,” he said at the daily White House coronavirus briefing.
The availability of widespread testing remains scarce in the U.S. and public health officials have called it a failure of the administration's coronavirus response. And although states are expected to take over testing, some sites will close. For instance, a
drive-through testing sitein a hard-hit area of the Philadelphia suburbs, which has tested 250 people a day since late March, will shut down, according to the director of the Montgomery County Commission on Health.A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services told NBC News in a statement Thursday that the federally-managed testing sites were initially formed to create “immediate high impact intervention."
Share this -2h ago / 11:46 PM UTCTrump says Russia, Saudi Arabia 'close' to deal to salvage oil sector amid pandemicPresident Trump said Thursday he spoke by phone with Russia’s President Putin and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman about the oil industry, in an attempt to salvage jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.Read more: MSNBC »
If you get on a cruise ship right now I’d gladly steer that thing off the edge of the earth bc you clearly dont understand science for shit How do you get to that private island?
Point of order: Congress weighs how to govern from afarWASHINGTON (AP) — “Congress" literally means to gather together. The virus&39; continuing spread is raising doubts among lawmakers and aides that Congress will reconvene in Washington as scheduled the week of April 20. Democrats are increasingly annoyed that President Donald Trump gets a daily
French virus lockdown should be extended for weeks: chief adviserFrance should extend its lockdown period for several weeks in order to contain the coronavirus epidemic, the head of the medical council advising the government said on France Info radio on Wednesday. How many weeks? One? Two? 52? Is named Macron French virus.....?
Oil rig workers hit with one-two punch of coronavirus and a suffering industry“It’s like a cruise ship except you’re not going anywhere.” Oil rig workers hit with one-two of coronavirus and plummeting oil prices.
Hotels and cruise ships offer to serve as hospitals. Is it a good idea?Hotels are housing the sick and first responders, but cruise ships are less suitable because of tight quarters and shared ventilation, experts say. I can just imagine trying to get people unto a cruise ship at this point. No
The Frustrated Travelers Battling for RefundsSome airlines, cruise ships and other travel companies have been slow delivering money back for trips canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. Call your CC Company and Dispute the charges due to Cancelled Flights and Closed Down Hotels! You can never get a hold of a human neither online or on the Phone! That's why you do your research on sites like those, but never EVER book anywhere but the actual carrier's site. (Same goes for lodging and car rentals.) No Refund? No Bailout deltagetonboard
Ship at center of virus outbreak raided by Australian policeBRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Police wearing protective gear boarded a cruise ship to seize evidence and question crew members of the vessel linked to hundreds of coronavirus infections and 15 deaths... Cast Away 2020 government tragic blunder They called it low risk My foot