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Losing faith in our government

Do you trust the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Many people don’t, according to a recent survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Just 67% said they have a fair amount of trust in the CDC to provide reliable information about the coronavirus. That number is down 16 percentage points since April. Among Republicans,… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

More than 80% of cross-border travellers are exempt from COVID-19 quarantine rules, government says

Article content continued Everyone else who is not exempted receives three emails — on the fourth, eighth and eleventh days of their quarantine period. Recorded phone messages go out on the eighth and eleventh day. And 175,723 people have received live calls from a trained “screening officer,” who rates the person’s compliance through a series… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK government missed coronavirus testing target

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Boris Johnson chairing the daily covid-19 press conference on 3 June.Andrew Parsons / No10 Downing Street Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 9 July UK government missed its target to return all covid-19 tests within 24 hours The… Read More »