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Republican Governor Faults Trump For Sending ‘Confusing Messages’ About Masks

Arkansas’ Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson criticized President Donald Trump on Sunday for sending “confusing messages” about whether Americans should wear masks and practice social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Margaret Brennan, host of CBS’ “Face the Nation,” asked Hutchinson whether Trump’s reluctance to endorse mask-wearing enthusiastically hurt the governor’s ability to persuade […]

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Harris and Pence Faced Off About a Potential COVID-19 Vaccine at the V.P. Debate

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris squared off on COVID-19 at the debate on October 7—especially when it came to the Trump administration’s response to the pandemic and the accelerated push for a vaccine. Senator Harris opened by criticizing the Trump administration’s response to the pandemic. “The American people have witnessed what is […]

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Pediatricians Reveal How They Feel About Trick-Or-Treating This Year

Onfokus via Getty ImagesPublic health experts are discouraging traditional trick-or-treating but have also offered advice for making the activity less risky.  As Halloween approaches, many parents are wondering how to celebrate the holiday with their kids in the age of COVID-19. Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines advising against traditional […]

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Neither Vice Presidential Candidate Wanted To Talk About Their Boss’ Health

Neither Vice President Mike Pence nor Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was particularly interested in talking about the health of the septuagenarians at the top of their party’s respective tickets during Wednesday’s vice presidential debate. When asked if the American people deserved more information about the health of both President Donald Trump, 74, and former Vice […]

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Dexamethasone for COVID-19: What to Know About the Latest Drug President Trump Is Taking

President Trump has started taking dexamethasone to help treat COVID-19, according to one of his doctors. Doctors also said they had given Trump an antibody treatment and the antiviral drug remdesivir. Dexamethasone is in a class of medications called corticosteroids, which indicates that it’s a synthetic hormone that acts on the adrenal system. Drugs like […]