Facebook removed a video post from President Donald Trump’s page on Wednesday that included "false claims" from the president that children are "almost immune" to COVID-19 . A few hours later, Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting from its account, until it removed a post with the same video.
Meanwhile, top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed the United States has the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world , saying, "I mean the numbers don’t lie."
The U.S., which accounts for less than 5% of the world population, leads all other countries in coronavirus infections and deaths. The nation represents more than 22% of global coronavirus deaths and more than 25% of infections as of Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday he will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his party’s nomination later this month due to virus concerns. President Donald Trump also said he’s considering delivering his Republican convention acceptance speech from the White House
As of Thursday morning, the U.S. has more than 4.8 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus and nearly 160,000 deaths, according to a tally from NBC News . Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: Los Angeles DWP Authorized to Cut Utilities at Party Homes, Mayor Announces
Homes that are confirmed to be hosting parties by the Los Angeles Police Department will have their utilities cut, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. The announcement came in the wake of reports of parties during the coronavirus pandemic in recent days, NBC Los Angeles reports .
The Department of […]