Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

Washington, DC…Thank you very much, everyone. Thank you. Progress being made. And I appreciate you all joining us. Last night, the FDA announced groundbreaking new policies to further increase testing very substantially so. All states can now authorize tests developed and used within their borders, in addition to the FDA. So the states are very […]

Tom Brady Thanks Patriots & Makes Plans to Play Elsewhere this Year

Tom Brady Thanks Patriots & Makes Plans to Play Elsewhere this Year

Foxboro, MA…Tom Brady tweeted the following…”To all my teammates, coaches, executives and staff, Coach Belichick, RKK and the Kraft family and the entire organization. I want to say thank you for the past twenty years of my life and the daily commitment to winning and creating a winning culture built on great values. I am […]

NIH Clinical Trial of Potential Vaccine for COVID-19 Begins. Study Enrolling Seattle-Based Volunteers

NIH Clinical Trial of Potential Vaccine for COVID-19 Begins.  Study Enrolling Seattle-Based Volunteers

Seattle, WA…A Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating an investigational vaccine designed to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) in Seattle. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, is funding the trial. KPWHRI is part of NIAID’s Infectious Diseases […]

CDC Recommends Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events of 50 or More Be Canceled

CDC Recommends Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events of 50 or More Be Canceled

Atlanta, GA…Guidance as of 3/15/2020, Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce the virus to new communities. Examples of large events and mass gatherings include conferences, festivals, parades, concerts, sporting events, weddings, and other types of assemblies. These […]

All Vail Resorts Will Close from March 15 – March 22 Says CEO Rob Katz

All Vail Resorts Will Close from March 15 – March 22 Says CEO Rob Katz

Broomfield, CO…This has no doubt been an incredibly challenging time. With 37 resorts spread across 15 states and three countries, we – like the rest of the world – have been closely tracking every new development related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with local health officials for guidance. Without question, our […]

President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference

President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference

Washington, DC…Thank you very much, everyone. Thank you. Thank you. A beautiful day in the Rose Garden. Appreciate everybody being here. Today, I’d like to provide an update to the American people on several decisive new actions we’re taking in our very vigilant effort to combat and ultimately defeat the coronavirus. We’ve been working very […]

Roche’s Rapid Test to Detect Novel Coronavirus Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Roche’s Rapid Test to Detect Novel Coronavirus Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Basel, Switzerland…Roche today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the cobas® SARS-CoV-2 Test. It is intended for the qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, in nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swab samples from patients who meet COVID-19 clinical and/or epidemiological criteria for […]

DEA-led Operation Nets More Than 600 Arrests Targeting Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación

DEA-led Operation Nets More Than 600 Arrests Targeting Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación

Washington, DC…The Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the results of Project Python, a DEA-led multilateral interagency operation encompassing all global investigations and related disruption activities targeting the Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG). This announcement marks the successful conclusion of six months of investigative and enforcement activity targeting CJNG, culminating in […]