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 […]
New York, NY…Dow Average Has Largest Point Gain in History Reversing Most of Yesterday’s Losses. The market surged into the close during the President’s Declaration of a National Emergency and he and his team addressing the nation’s Coronavirus response.
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 […]
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 […]
Washington, DC…U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.), co-chairs of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC), today announced the release of the CSC’s report on how to best protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from a cyberattack of significant consequence. In today’s report, the CSC lays out a comprehensive strategy to restore deterrence in […]
Washington, DC…My fellow Americans: Tonight, I want to speak with you about our nation’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China and is now spreading throughout the world. Today, the World Health Organization officially announced that this is a global pandemic. We have been in frequent contact with our allies, and we […]
Washington, DC…President Donald Trump said Wednesday in his national address that he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as the US seeks to combat a viral pandemic. The UK will be exempt from the ban. The ban is expected to go into effect this Friday.
Geneva, Switzerland…Good afternoon. In the past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold, and the number of affected countries has tripled. There are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291 people have lost their lives. Thousands more are fighting for their lives in hospitals. In the […]
Washington, DC…Well, thank you very much and good afternoon. The First Lady and I — please — are delighted to welcome you all to the White House for this very special occasion — and that it is. Today, it is my great privilege to present our nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, […]
Secaucus, NJ…Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, has launched a coronavirus (COVID-19) test service. The new test service aids the presumptive detection of nucleic acid in respiratory specimens of patients meeting CDC’s clinical criteria for COVID-19 testing. Quest was in position to receive specimens for testing, and begin to […]