lunes, 30 de marzo de 2020

Fox News Today: The Coronavirus Crisis - Trump defends extending social distancing guidelines, blasts Pelosi, Biden

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Exclusive: Trump says coronavirus cases in US could peak 'around Easter,' slams 'sick puppy' Pelosi, Biden

In an exclusive interview on “Fox & Friends” on Monday, President Trump said the coronavirus cases in the U.S. could peak “around Easter” and suggested millions of lives could be saved by the administration’s decision to extend strict social distancing guidelines through the end of April. He also fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over their frequent criticism of his response to the pandemic.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is going into self-quarantine after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus, his office confirmed to Fox News on Monday. 

The USNS Comfort arrived early Monday to the front lines of the coronavirus fight in the United States: New York City. The Navy hospital ship, which contains 1,000 beds, a dozen operating rooms, a medical laboratory, a pharmacy and more, had departed from Virginia over the weekend.

Meanwhile, a field hospital is being erected in New York City’s Central Park to help meet the demand for extra hospital beds during the coronavirus outbreak. It is expected to be up and running by Tuesday. 

While Chinese officials have been saying that its coronavirus death rates are decreasing in the city of Wuhan, residents contend the numbers don't add up. And biotech developer Gilead Sciences is expanding access to its antiviral drug remdesivir as an experimental treatment for coronavirus.

Any questions? Check out Fox News Digital's coronavirus live blog: Cardiologist Dr. Kevin Campbell answers your questions.

And there were several other developments:

While most churches have closed their doors in compliance with government recommendations to stop the spread of coronavirus, a few are making headlines for their defiance with large gatherings.

U.S. equity markets swung between gains and losses Monday morning as traders assessed the news that the White House was extending social distancing guidelines until at least April 30.

The International Olympic Committee announced the new dates for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics after the 2020 Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Britain’s Prince Charles is out of self-isolation following the announcement last week that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of airplanes due to a collapse in demand and extraordinary international travel restrictions.


Dr. Oz weighs in on whether the U.S. is heading in the right direction in the fight against COVID-19 and answers viewers’ questions.


Fox News Today: The Coronavirus Crisis is compiled by Fox News' Bryan Robinson and Fox News Digital team.

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