Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak slams Trump for holding indoor rally, defying state’s covid-19 rules

“Tonight, President Donald Trump is taking reckless and selfish actions that are putting countless lives in danger here in Nevada,” the governor said. “The President appears to have forgotten that this country is still in the middle of a global pandemic.”

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The mass trauma events of 9/11 and Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic may be the most significant mass trauma event of the decade, and it’s drawing parallels with another significant trauma — the September 11, 2001, attacks. The events of 9/11 have much to teach us about the impact of trauma.

Does trauma impact us in the same way regardless of its source? Will our recovery journey be the same? What causes some trauma to forge human connection while other trauma destroys it?

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9 vaccine makers sign safety pledge in race for Covid-19 vaccine

This pledge, released on Tuesday, states: “We, the undersigned biopharmaceutical companies, want to make clear our on-going commitment to developing and testing potential vaccines for COVID-19 in accordance with high ethical standards and sound scientific principles.”

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What we know about Trump’s trip to the hospital last November

That this stop at Walter Reed happened without prior announcement was unusual. He’s gone twice this year on non-health-related business; both times, the trips were included in his public schedule. When he went for his checkup in February 2019, it was similarly included on his public schedule. Those times, he also traveled to the facility via Marine One. In November, he traveled by motorcade.

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Coronavirus model projects more than 317,000 US Covid-19 deaths by December

As of Friday morning, the model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington projects that 317,312 people may die from the illness — marking an increase of about 8,000 deaths from a previous estimate the model projected one week ago.

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Moderna’s clinical trial numbers show there’s ‘no way’ Trump can have a vaccine by Election Day

“There’s no way. There’s just no way,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a vaccinologist at Baylor College of Medicine and a CNN medical analyst.

Last week President Trump said he was “optimistic” a vaccine would be ready around Election Day on November 3.

“I believe we’ll have the vaccine before the end of the year, certainly, but around that date, yes. I think so,” Trump said Thursday.

CNN obtained part of an email Moderna sent on Friday to the principal investigators of its vaccine trials. It says 4,536 study subjects have enrolled in the trials.

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Herman Cain dies after being hospitalized with Covid-19 coronavirus

Herman Cain, the former restaurant executive and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, died Thursday after being hospitalized with Covid-19.

Cain was 74, the most high-profile political figure to die in the pandemic. He served for 10 years as the CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, a chain of fast-casual restaurants.

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