The absolute refusal to prepare for what was coming, or to provide any sort of centralized testing and planning generated “Phase 1” of the U.S. response to the global pandemic: A level of both cases and deaths unmatched around the world. But in many ways, this initial failure is more forgivable than what came later.
Vice President Mike Pence, chairman of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, apparently saw no problem with a choir of more than 100 people singing without masks as long as he got an opportunity to appear competent.
At least one House Democrat has had enough with Republicans ignoring mask requirements during House committee hearings.
In the first weeks of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States, a shocking breakdown in quality control at the CDC’s central laboratory in Atlanta led to cross-contamination of test materials that made the first round of tests shipped out around the country worthless.
Texas is one of the many states where the spread of the coronavirus is getting worse, but Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is only mildly concerned.
CBSN Denver reports on the owners of a Castle Rock restaurant, C&C Breakfast and Korean Kitchen, that refused to follow the state’s public health order on Mother’s Day, and are now suing health officials and Gov. Jared Polis after being ordered to close.
The C&C Coffee and Kitchen, a Castle Rock, Colorado diner, went viral over Mother’s Day weekend when it reopened for dine-in service in spite of a Colorado public health order.
Dr. Deborah Birx was asked about Trump's refusal to set a good example by wearing a mask, and defended him putting his and others' health at risk by lying about him following the guidelines on social distancing.
Dr. Deborah Birx defends Trump's refusal to wear a mask in public when asked about it by Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace.
The White House confirmed today that the Mike Pence-led coronavirus task force charged with leading this nation's pandemic response will soon be disbanding, with its work redistributed among federal agencies.
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