Experts say aid from certain veterinary labs could relieve some of the pressure on commercial and hospital-based labs to lessen the current delays in COVID-19 testing and results, but it is unlikely to be a game changer.
This statement is taken from a video in which a group of doctors air unproven conspiracy theories about the coronavirus. Dr. Immanuel’s claims were among the most inaccurate. And, before it was removed from social media platforms, thee video was viewed millions of times. President Donald Trump retweeted it.
These workers rely on public assistance — and, sometimes, a side gig to get by.
Skip the numbers. Focus on the mask.
The use of the word “always” makes this claim a stretch.
Experts used terms like “misleading” and “counterproductive” to describe the president’s words.
The attorney general’s assertion is directly at odds with the description of pepper balls offered by the manufacturer.
This is a tactic that we’ve seen before.
There’s an actual paper trail.
Experts agreed that Trump’s statement is not supported by the data.
Airplanes are small enclosed spaces where social distancing poses special challenges, making this statement an overstatement.
Nothing in this viral meme is accurate. And there are other places to place blame.
When you factor in population size, the U.S. is still behind.
Repurposing one N95 mask 20 times is not the same as having 20 new ones.
Labor unions have called for the agency to issue an emergency standard that would define what steps employers must take to protect their workers from the coronavirus. It has not done that, although it offered guidance that it said does not create a “new legal obligation” for employers.
The former president’s statement highlights a clear difference of opinion that will likely come up often on the campaign trail.
Capitol Hill’s guarantee does not pertain to many “essential” workers.
Travel restrictions came after the coronavirus had reached the U.S.
The president’s statement frames the data in a way that doesn’t accurately represent the status of the American response to COVID-19.
Public health professionals dismissed the president’s claims that the spread of the coronavirus, in particular, and the threat of a pandemic, in general, snuck up on us as being “simply astonishing” and “simply untrue.”