Virus whistleblower alleges ongoing retaliation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government whistleblower ousted from a leading role in battling COVID-19 alleged Thursday that the Trump administration has intensified its campaign to punish him for revealing sho...

DoH underscores the importance of clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine

In cooperation with Sinopharm Group and UAE G42 Group ABU DHABI, UAE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2020 - The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH) has underscored the importance of clinical trials to...

Fauci to testify at a fraught time for US pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) — With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health recommendations, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hil...

Lawsuit: Teen screamed 'I can't breathe' during restraint

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A civil lawsuit filed Monday following the death of a 16-year-old alleges that video from a Michigan youth facility recorded the Black teen screaming “I can’t breathe” as...

Judge: Florida school shooting trial off indefinitely

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The death penalty trial of the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school is off indefinitely because of restrictions related to the coronavirus outbreak,...

Hundreds test positive at Tyson Foods plant in Arkansas

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyson Foods is looking into reports that China's customs agency has suspended poultry imports from a Tyson facility in the United States after coronavirus cases were confir...

What Supreme Court? Trump's HHS pushes LGBT health rollback

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme Court barred sex discrimination against ...

Vulnerable US Latino communities hard hit by COVID-19

GUADALUPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Hispanic immigrant working at a fast-food restaurant in North Carolina is rushed to the hospital after she contracts COVID-19. A sickened Honduran woman in Baltimore with no ...

US expects insurers to cover COVID vaccine without copays

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say they expect health insurance companies will cover vaccines for COVID-19 without charging copays, once those vaccines are developed and become available. ...

Developing markets in Asia Pacific challenged by ransomware and malware encounters, while developed markets struggle with increased drive-by download attack volumes: Microsoft Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019

Malware and ransomware attack rates in developing markets were 1.6 times higher than the regional averageKey financial hubs, Singapore and Hong Kong, struggled with drive-by download attack volume...

Public health workers fighting virus face growing threats

Emily Brown was stretched thin. As director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, she was working 14-hour days, struggling to respond to the coronaviru...

Public health workers fighting virus face growing threats

Emily Brown was stretched thin. As the director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, she was working 12- and 14-hour days, struggling to respond to th...

Taiwan donates more masks, PPE to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Philippines continues its battle against the Wuhan coronavirus, Taiwan sent another shipment of masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the country on Thur...

Dr. Amy Acton resigns; guided governor to praise on pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The health director who helped Ohio's Republican governor earn glowing reviews for his pandemic response resigned Thursday after a few polarizing months during which she became b...

Many forces behind alarming rise in virus cases in 21 states

NEW YORK (AP) — States are rolling back lockdowns, but the coronavirus isn't done with the U.S. Cases are rising in nearly half the states, according to an Associated Press analysis...