The U.S. authorities seems to have taken a extra cautionary stance in the face of spiking coronavirus circumstances. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the outbreak may “worsen earlier than it will get higher” and urged Individuals to put on masks. The change in Trump’s tone comes after he resisted the public security measure for months. Wednesday morning, the Division of Well being and Human Providers introduced a virtually $2 billion cope with Pfizer and BioNTech for 100 million doses of a possible vaccine. Beneath the settlement, the authorities can purchase a further 500 million doses and the vaccine can be supplied to the public “for free of charge.” Congress continues to be hammering out particulars of a second aid invoice, which prime lawmakers count on to go in August.
The next information was compiled by Johns Hopkins College:
- International circumstances: Greater than 14.96 million
- International deaths: No less than 616,990
- U.S. circumstances: Greater than 3.90 million
- U.S. deaths: No less than 142,073