House Grills CDC Director on Coronavirus Containment

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laid out the state of U.S. coronavirus mitigation and containment Tuesday as lawmakers clamored for assurances about the country’s testing capabilities and the Trump administration’s focus on the global pandemic.

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San Antonio Mayor Blasts CDC for Releasing Woman With Coronavirus

The mayor and city managers of San Antonio, Texas, took the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies to court late Monday afternoon after federal officials released an American evacuee from Wuhan, China, just before a third test for the novel coronavirus indicated she was still “weakly positive” for the contagious illness.

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Pompeo Grilled on Outbreak Readiness as Iran Hearing Goes Afield

As stock markets quake and anxiety over the coronavirus spreads, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo worked in a deeply contentious hearing Friday to assure lawmakers that the Trump administration is capable of handling an outbreak in the U.S. 

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Elizabeth Warren Releases Plan to Tackle Infectious Diseases

As global concern continues to grow over the coronavirus that’s killed more than 100 people in China, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released a plan Tuesday to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases.

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